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Achille Bocus | History, Technology and Technique of the Mandolin

Achille Bocus | History, Technology and Technique of the Mandolin

Thursday, August 09, 2018

It is common to think of musical instruments as immutable. In reality, musical instruments are constantly evolving and improving....

A Night at the (Home-) Movies

A Night at the (Home-) Movies

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Join us for an evening of fun as we take a trip down memory lane while watching the intimate yet universal footage that comprise...

Approaches to a Theory of Landscape

Approaches to a Theory of Landscape

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Join us for an engaging presentation by Roberto Taroni and Annamaria Martena, currently Artists in Residence at the Headlands...

Kaboom! Stories of Unusual Heroes Told by Putignano's Graphic Novels

Kaboom! Stories of Unusual Heroes Told by Putignano's Graphic Novels

Friday, June 29, 2018Friday, July 06, 2018

Not all superheroes wear capes. From the story of the terrible events that unfolded in the Pian d'Albero massacre, all the...

What Your Eyes Tell Your Brain About Art

What Your Eyes Tell Your Brain About Art

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The title and contents of this talk have been inspired by a very influential research article. It is one of the most cited...

OlivettiWorld

OlivettiWorld

Wednesday, June 06, 2018Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Today, Silicon Valley may be the center of innovative business culture, but the model for this arguably dates back to Italy...

Eating My Way Through Italy: Italian Cuisine as a Key to Culture

Eating My Way Through Italy: Italian Cuisine as a Key to Culture

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Elizabeth Minchilli has been writing about the joys of Italian life for the last 30 years. She is the author of 9 books on...

Genoa in Music | Double Concert

Genoa in Music | Double Concert

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

On the occasion of Italy's National Day and Mayor Marco Bucci of Genoa's visit of San Francisco, The Consulate General of...

Sounds of Color: A Tribute to the art of Carlo and Paolo Montarsolo

Sounds of Color: A Tribute to the art of Carlo and Paolo Montarsolo

Tuesday, May 22, 2018Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Carlo and Paolo Montarsolo were not only brothers, but also artists, who made art of their lives. During theris existence...

Film: Barolo Boys - The Story of a Revolution

Film: Barolo Boys - The Story of a Revolution

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Filmed in the marvelous landscape of the Langhe hills, Barolo Boys - The Story of a Revolution traces the short but intense...

Film: Caravaggio - The Soul and the Blood

Film: Caravaggio - The Soul and the Blood

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and Sky, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy and Associazione...

Aman Sepharad | Music from the Sephardic Jewish Communities of the Mediterranean

Aman Sepharad | Music from the Sephardic Jewish Communities of the Mediterranean

Friday, May 11, 2018

A languid farewell, a sweet lament, happiness tinged with melancholy: this is the heart of Sephardic music. A repertoire...

Paola Rossaro in conversation with Michele Ursino | API Performance

Paola Rossaro in conversation with Michele Ursino | API Performance

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The cloud started about 10 years ago and has become one of the main contributors to the digital transformation. And with...

Scandals & Scoundrels: The Hidden Story of Casanova, Da Ponte, and Don Giovanni

Scandals & Scoundrels: The Hidden Story of Casanova, Da Ponte, and Don Giovanni

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Join us for an enchanting evening with Kayleen Asbo and Theresa Nelson, and be immersed in the luxury, opulence, and decadence...

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Marton Csokas reads Gabriele Tinti

Marton Csokas reads Gabriele Tinti

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Join us for an exclusive event combining ancient art and contemporary poetry. As a double bill with the Ancient Art Council's...

Michelangelo Antonioni at The Castro Theatre

Michelangelo Antonioni at The Castro Theatre

Saturday, April 28, 2018

“Few directors have so radically transformed our perception of the possibilities of film as has Michelangelo Antonioni....

My Antonioni

My Antonioni

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Join us for My Antonioni, a special event held at the Italian Cultural Institute as a companion to the Castro series....

Lou Dematteis | A Journey Back

Lou Dematteis | A Journey Back

Friday, April 20, 2018Friday, May 18, 2018

San Francisco based photographer and filmmaker Lou Dematteis covers issues of social, political and environmental importance...

Handel in Rome

Handel in Rome

Friday, April 20, 2018Sunday, April 22, 2018

Artistic Director Paul Flight leads the award-winning California Bach Society in three dazzling choral works from GF Handel's...

Olivier Tomat | Research-based innovation in Europe & the US

Olivier Tomat | Research-based innovation in Europe & the US

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Science & Technology Series There has been for years now an ongoing mythology built around some alleged features that...

 


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