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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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webinar > THE HISTORY OF MOSAIC ART IN FRIULI
webinar > THE HISTORY OF MOSAIC ART IN FRIULIThursday, September 30, 2021

On the occasion of the special exhibit ITALIAN-AMERICAN ICONS: MOSAIC PORTRAITS at the MarinMOCA, the Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a webinar on the HISTORY OF MOSAIC ART IN FRIULI, the exhibit’s curator, Guglielmo Zanette, and Denise Toson, guest artist and instructor. Join us to discover the fascina...

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literature > LITALY: New Italian Writing in Translation
literature > LITALY: New Italian Writing in TranslationSunday, October 10, 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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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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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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art > THE RENAISSANCE OF PASTEL
art > 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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 watch online > Dante Out of the Book: From African-American Writers to Theater in US Jails
watch online > Dante Out of the Book: From African-American Writers to Theater in US JailsFriday, December 31, 2021

Among the many celebrations for the seventh centenary of Dante's death, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco are organizing a webinar, moderated by Valerio Cappozzo, focusing on the inspiration Dante Alighieri has given to modern readers to address their social condition and...

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