Istituto Di Cultura - San Francisco

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Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni Pulze
Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni PulzeThursday, July 19, 2018 → Friday, August 24, 2018

The individualism of our society, favored by modern social networks and technological devices, and by the every-day stress of a life made of noises, commotion and distractions, prevents people from interrelating and communicating with each other, and from experiencing the positive energy concealed in each of us. This is...

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Antonello Taurino's Stand-Up Comedy
Antonello Taurino's Stand-Up ComedyThursday, August 16, 2018

A taste of Italian comedy right here in San Francisco--in Italian! Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in Italian culture or enjoy state of the art stand-up, this is the event for you! Antonello Taurino is bringing his comedic talent to the IIC in a story about Livorno, Modigliani and "the joke of the century" of...

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Meet Maestro Riccardo Frizza!
Meet Maestro Riccardo Frizza!Monday, August 27, 2018

After his last appearance four years ago, Maestro Riccardo Frizza is returning to the Bay Area for his fourth collaboration with the San Francisco Opera. This season he will be conducting Donizetti's iconic Roberto Devereux, from September 8th to the 27th, 2018. His previous productions include Lucrezia Borgia in 2011,...

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Teatrino Giullare
Teatrino GiullareWednesday, August 29, 2018

A comedic, poetic and magical show: a triumph of masks that revisits the themes of Commedia dell’Arte with a modern and ironic twist is on its way to San Francisco. Two actors give life to the stylized and surreal characters of Italian theater tradition combining acting, music and puppets. The leather masks, made specific...

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Alberto Pizzo at the IIC
Alberto Pizzo at the IICFriday, September 14, 2018

Join us for an enchanting evening with pianist Alberto Pizzo at the Italian Cultural Institute! Starting from a young age, Neapolitan born musician Alberto Pizzo demonstrated an aptitude for the piano. In 2004 he graduated from the Conservatory of Music San Pietro a Majella in Naples and participated in various national...

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ViolipianoWednesday, September 19, 2018

A creative and surprising violinist, Luca Ciarla easily transcends the boundaries among genres to trace an innovative musical path, a magical acoustic seduction in perfect balance between written compositions and improvisation, traditional and contemporary sounds. He has successfully performed in jazz, classical and world...

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Federico Rampini | Red Lines
Federico Rampini | Red LinesThursday, September 20, 2018

Join us for a thought provoking audiovisual performance by journalist and writer Federico Rampini, where he will present his latest book Red Lines: Men, Borders, Empires: Geographical Maps That Recount Our World (Mondadori, 2017), and use lights, sounds and the projection of special maps to help us understand the (crazy)...

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