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Lawrence d'Italia | Ferlinghetti, FLUXUS poetry in Italy
Lawrence d'Italia | Ferlinghetti, FLUXUS poetry in ItalyTuesday, March 19, 2019 → Wednesday, May 22, 2019

On the occasion of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 100th birthday, the Italian Cultural Institute is hosting Lawrence d'Italia, an photo exhibition by Walter Pescara, curated by Mauro Aprile Zanetti, featuring San Francisco's first poet laureate, painter, legendary publisher and activist as he performs FLUXUS poetry during his...

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Michelangelo Infinito | Endless Michelangelo
Michelangelo Infinito | Endless MichelangeloMonday, May 20, 2019

As part of the 2nd edition of Fare Cinema - The Week of Italian Cinema in the World, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco presents Endless Michelangelo (Michelangelo Infinito), a film by Sky Arte directed by Emanuele Imbucci, with Ivano Marescotti and Enrico Lo Verso. The film is in Italian, with English subtit...

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Carlos Navarro: A Guitar Recital at the IIC
Carlos Navarro: A Guitar Recital at the IICThursday, May 23, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is happy to host Carlos Navarro in a guitar recital organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Peru. Juan Carlos Arancibia Navarro is one of the most ac­tive guitarists of his generation. Even while he was still a student of Oscar Zamora at the Conservatorio Nacional de M&ua...

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Rosario Giuliani: Cinema Italia
Rosario Giuliani: Cinema ItaliaTuesday, June 18, 2019

What would film be without music? Music conveys all that which images cannot. The importance of a soundtrack can sometimes even transcend that of images and stories, and great directors often build the entire structure of their masterpiece around a score. There have been numerous masterpieces in Italian cinema that have...

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Pizzica and Taranta at the IIC
Pizzica and Taranta at the IICFriday, June 21, 2019

Come and find out about the Pizzica, an engaging music and dance style from Puglia, the beautiful heel of Italy's boot! Following their performance at the SFJAZZ Center (Thursday, June 20, 7:30pm), the Italian music masters from Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino are offering a fun and engaging workshop about the Pizzica--learn...

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