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food > Italy by Ingredient™ with Viola Buitoni
food > Italy by Ingredient™ with Viola BuitoniTuesday, March 30, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to offer Italy by Ingredient™, a series of 8 live Zoom cooking classes in which chef Viola Buitoni presents an all-around overview of Italian agri-food excellence, allowing participants to learn about f 8 uniquely Italian ingredients, focusing in depth ...

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Geronimo Stilton | A Thousand Wonders
Geronimo Stilton | A Thousand WondersTuesday, June 01, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Mille Meraviglie (A Thousand Wonders) is a project created by Edizioni Piemme-Mondadori Children's Books for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the aim of bringing girls and boys from all over the world closer to the many artistic and cultural treasures of Italy. Published in four langu...

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streaming > LEZIONI SCIASCIANE NEL MONDO | Evento di presentazione
streaming > LEZIONI SCIASCIANE NEL MONDO | Evento di presentazioneFriday, July 23, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Il COMITATO NAZIONALE PER IL CENTENARIO SCIASCIANO ha progettato un ciclo di Lezioni Sciasciane, appuntamenti che potranno assumere forme diverse (lezioni vere e proprie, seminari, laboratori, letture), avviate in Italia e che adesso proseguono nel mondo, in una ideale staffetta che coinvolge realtà e paesi anche...

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art exhibit > ITALIAN-AMERICAN ICONS: MOSAIC PORTRAITS
art exhibit > ITALIAN-AMERICAN ICONS: MOSAIC PORTRAITSSaturday, September 11, 2021 → Sunday, November 07, 2021

Experience this stunning exhibition of contemporary mosaic portraits created by the talented young artists of the internationally-known Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli based in Northern Italy. The work of these skilled artists utilizes a mix of found materials and age-old mosaic art techniques to create iconic portraits that...

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children's theater > IL CONTAFAVOLE
children's theater > IL CONTAFAVOLE Saturday, September 25, 2021 → Saturday, November 13, 2021

The Italian Cultural Insitute is pleased to present IL CONTAFAVOLE (Teller of Tales), a fun and engaging puppet show created for the younger audience of the Institute. fun new series from the beloved Italian childrens’ theater company, Teatro Verde, created exclusively for IIC SF for KIDS as a co-production of...

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K-12 poetry contest > 21st WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD
K-12 poetry contest > 21st WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLDMonday, October 04, 2021 → Saturday, October 23, 2021

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World In honor of the 21st annual Week of Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 ...

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literature > LITALY: New Italian Writing in Translation
literature > LITALY: New Italian Writing in TranslationSunday, October 10, 2021 → Sunday, October 31, 2021

LITaly: New Italian Writing in Translation On the occasion of Litquake, San Francisco Literary Festival Over the past 50 years, contemporary Italian authors familiar to American readers were largely limited to Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and a handful of others. But thanks in part to the popularity of au...

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virtual exhibit > DANTE PLUS 700 USA
virtual exhibit > DANTE PLUS 700 USAMonday, October 18, 2021 → Thursday, November 18, 2021

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World Dante is perhaps the best known poet in the world, and the Divine Comedy has certainly influenced the imagination of every generation that has come after it. The work of Il Sommo Poeta (the Supreme Poet) endures across space and time, remaining very much alive in our present...

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21st Week of Italian Language in the World
21st Week of Italian Language in the WorldMonday, October 18, 2021 → Sunday, October 24, 2021

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World Oct 18-24, 2021 DANTE, The Italian Celebrating 700 years of Dante To mark the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's death, the theme for the 21st annual Week of Italian Language in the World (October 18-24, 2021) is DANTE, The Italian (Dante, l'italiano).   PROGRAM ...

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book > ACCADEMIA DELLA CRUSCA: DANTE, L'ITALIANO
book > ACCADEMIA DELLA CRUSCA: DANTE, L'ITALIANOMonday, October 18, 2021 → Sunday, October 24, 2021

XXI EDIZIONE DELLE SETTIMANA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA NEL MONDO Come ogni anno, l'Accademia della Crusca ha predisposto un volume dedicato al tema della Settimana, "Dante, l'italiano", che potrà essere scaricato gratuitamente, nel periodo fra il 18 e il 24 ottobre, al seguente link: http://www.goware-apps.com/dante-litaliano-giovanna-frosini-giuseppe-polimeni-cu...

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art exhibit > GIANCARLO and GIOVANNI CERRI
art exhibit > GIANCARLO and GIOVANNI CERRI Friday, October 22, 2021 → Sunday, February 20, 2022

   Giancarlo Cerri | The Abstract Sequences. 1995-2005 Giovanni Cerri | 2020: Milan in the Hour of the Wolf     Giancarlo Cerri   Photo credit Roanna Weiss Giovanni Cerri  Photo credit Alfredo Felletti Giancarlo and Giovanni Cerri’s exhibition...

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presentation > DANTE’S DIVINE AND COMIC 700TH ANNIVERSARY
presentation > DANTE’S DIVINE AND COMIC 700TH ANNIVERSARYFriday, October 22, 2021

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World Join Humanities West in person at The Commonwealth Club, or via livestream, to celebrate the 700th Anniversary of Dante’s death with a two-hour, three-lecture Dante feast: • Timothy Hampton on "Dante After Dante: the Forms of Memory." Though there were many ...

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book club > CAFFÈ LETTERARIO | Il calamaro gigante, di Fabio Genovesi
book club > CAFFÈ LETTERARIO | Il calamaro gigante, di Fabio GenovesiSaturday, October 30, 2021

EVENTO POSTICIPATO - DATA DA DESTNARSI L’Istituto di Cultura di San Francisco è lieto di ospitare il quinto incontro del CAFFÈ LETTERARIO, il nostro gruppo di lettura virtuale, in attesa di poterci incontrare nuovamente davanti a una tazzina di caffè nella nostra sede. Il libro che leggerem...

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live presentation > BEHIND ROSALBA'S PASTELS | A conversation with Xavier F. Salomon and Furio Rinaldi
live presentation > BEHIND ROSALBA'S PASTELS | A conversation with Xavier F. Salomon and Furio RinaldiSaturday, November 06, 2021

Behind Rosalba’s Pastels | A conversation with Xavier F. SalomonSaturday, November 6, 2021 at 1pm (PST)   Rosalba Carriera's pastels captured the essence of her time: sophisticated, mundane, and seductive. Her success, and exceptional admission in the Académie Royal of Paris in 1720, paved the way for...

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webinar > THE RENAISSANCE OF PASTEL
webinar > THE RENAISSANCE OF PASTELTuesday, November 09, 2021

THE RENAISSANCE OF PASTEL A Zoom presentation by Furio Rinaldi and Laura Da Rin Bettina November 9 | 11:00 am PST Invented and refined in the early sixteenth century, and achieving widespread popularity and usage in the eighteenth century, the pastel is one of the most expressive and adaptable media in art history, surviving...

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