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Gianluca Guidi - Peperoncino Jazz Festival
Gianluca Guidi - Peperoncino Jazz Festival Monday, May 20, 2019

Gianluca Guidi, Italian singer and actor,  performs at the Institute opening the first edition of the "Peperoncino Jazz Festival - New York Session",  which takes place from  May 20 to May 26 in several locations around the city, including  the Birdland Theater. The "Peperoncino Jazz Festival", now i...

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IDACO Opening Night
IDACO Opening NightTuesday, May 21, 2019

Opening Night of IDACO nyc.  Reception, program presentation, video screening and site specific performance. IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fifth year, that presents a wide variety of performing experiences featuring more than 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers. Ev...

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IDACO nyc - Italian Dance Connection Festival
IDACO nyc - Italian Dance Connection FestivalWednesday, May 22, 2019 → Friday, May 24, 2019

IDACO nyc is an opportunity for both Italian and New York artists who want to take part in a dialogue with Italian culture, to explore and share their unique works through movement, choreography and visual arts. IDACO nyc aims at encouraging artistic research and network building, crossing cultural boundaries and cultivating...

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Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo - A conversation
Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo - A conversationWednesday, May 22, 2019

"Fare Cinema”, a global initiative promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anica and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, in collaboration with the ASC, is devoted to the various crafts that have made possible Italian cinema’s success. The Institute has the pleasure of hosting Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo...

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Talking Pictures - The Visual Book Now
Talking Pictures - The Visual Book NowTuesday, May 28, 2019 → Thursday, May 30, 2019

Talking Pictures, The Visual Book Now is a series of events, organized on the occasion of the New York Rights Fair. While culture becomes increasingly visual, in the publishing industry the visual book flourishes, attracting a large audience. Talking Pictures will discuss contemporary visual books, focusing on the phenomenon...

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Paolo Galluzzi on Leonardo
Paolo Galluzzi on Leonardo Friday, May 31, 2019

This year marks the quincentennial of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance master who died in May 1519. Artist, inventor, architect, and all-around genius his works will be on display in dozens of exhibitions around the world. The Institute hosts a talk by Paolo Galluzzi  titled: Leonardo da Vi...

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Alessandro Lanzoni Trio
Alessandro Lanzoni TrioTuesday, June 04, 2019

Alessandro Lanzoni, young and talented Italian pianist, performs in trio with Ben Street (double bass) and Eric McPherson (drums).   Alessandro Lanzoni has, from a very young age, performed in many of the most important Jazz Festivals both in Italy and abroad, and has received the “Top Jazz 2013” award...

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Primo Levi at 100 (1919-2019) - Pankaj Mishra on The Drowned and the Saved
Primo Levi at 100 (1919-2019) - Pankaj Mishra on "The Drowned and the Saved"Wednesday, June 05, 2019

This lecture - organized by the Italian Cultural Institute and the Centro Primo Levi - launches “Primo Levi at 100”, a series of events on the occasion of 100 years from Primo Levi’s birth, that will take place at various venues in town, including the New York Public Library and Casa Italiana Zerilli Marim&...

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Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
Open Roads: New Italian CinemaThursday, June 06, 2019 → Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The 19th edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, June 6-12. Open Roads: New Italian Cinema is the leading screening series to offer North American audiences a diverse and extensive lineup of contemporary Italian films. This year’s edition again strikes a balance between emerging talents and esteemed veterans, commer...

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Giovanni Guidi - Piano Solo
Giovanni Guidi - Piano SoloTuesday, June 11, 2019

 Giovanni Guidi in a rare piano solo performance. Born in Foligno 1985, Guidi meets Enrico Rava during a Workshop in Siena. Rava notices his talent and decides to include him in “Rava Under 21” project, that would become “Rava New Generation” after a little time. With this group Guidi will r...

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Primo Levi at 100: If This Is a Man
Primo Levi at 100: If This Is a ManWednesday, June 12, 2019

To commemorate the centennial of the author’s birth, writers, performers, and scholars gather for a multilingual, full-length reading of his seminal memoir. “Many people—many nations—can find themselves believing, more or less consciously, that “every stranger is an enemy.””&mdash...

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Bebo Ferra -  Paolino Dalla Porta  Duo
Bebo Ferra - Paolino Dalla Porta DuoTuesday, June 18, 2019

Bebo Ferra: acoustic and classical guitar; Paolino Dalla Porta: acoustic bass. Bebo Ferra and Paolino Dalla Porta have been collaborating together since 1995 in various groups and record projects. The duo was born in 1997 following an invitation by the "Centro Meridionale di Cultura italiana" for a festival of acoustic...

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