Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Lancaster Museum of Art & History: Estate Italiana
Lancaster Museum of Art & History: Estate Italiana Saturday, August 26, 2017 → Sunday, October 22, 2017

The exhibit is curated by Cynthia Penna of the Naples-based cultural institution ART 1307 and features the Italian artists Max Coppeta, Marco Casentini, Nicola Evangelisti, Carlo Marcucci, Antonella Masetti, Alex Pinna & Carla Viparelli. Opening reception - Saturday, August 26 from ...

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Andrea Ferraris: Churubusco
Andrea Ferraris: Churubusco Thursday, September 14, 2017 → Tuesday, November 07, 2017

On the occasion of 2017 Year of Mexico in Los Angeles and in anticipation of the 17th Week of the Italian Language in the World, a selection of drawings by world renowned author and illustrator Andrea Ferraris, from his most recent graphic novel, Churubusco. The book tells the story of Rizzo, an Italian immigrant who ...

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Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco
Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco Saturday, October 14, 2017 → Sunday, November 19, 2017

As an aging king descends into madness, his bloodthirsty daughter begins a reign of terror, leaving a defenseless populace to battle for freedom from their oppressors. Verdi’s monumental opera boasts a bold score that goes straight to the heart, highlighted by the immortal chorus of the Hebrew slaves. www.laopera.org Purc...

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17th Week of the Italian Language in the World
17th Week of the Italian Language in the World Monday, October 16, 2017 → Saturday, October 21, 2017

Promoted by the cultural and diplomatic network of Italy and under the high patronage of the of the President of the Republic of Italy, the Italian Language Week in the World is the most important annual international initiative dedicated to the promotion and valorization of the Italian Language.   The program ...

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Ludovico Einaudi in concerto
Ludovico Einaudi in concerto Thursday, October 19, 2017 → Friday, October 20, 2017

Back by popular demand, UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance again welcomes the incomparable Ludovico Einaudi to Royce Hall for two unforgettable evenings. A classically trained pianist and composer, Einaudi is best known for his unique, genre-defying musical style that blends elements of classical, avant-garde, r...

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Silvio Soldini: Bread and Tulips (2000, 1 hour 56 min)
Silvio Soldini: Bread and Tulips (2000, 1 hour 56 min) Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A screening of the Italian-Swiss production and romantic comedy, Bread and Tulips (2000, 1h 56m) directed by Silvio Soldini. After being forgotten in a highway café’ during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life in Venice. In Italian with English subtitles. Organized by the Consulate General of S...

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Sounding Limits: The music of Pascale Criton
Sounding Limits: The music of Pascale CritonTuesday, October 24, 2017

The expressive Italian duo composed of Silvia Tarozzi (violin) and Deborah Walker (cello) join CalArts composer and violist Eyvind Kang to present the US premiere of recent works by the innovative French composer Pascale Criton. Tarozzi and Walker will hold masterclasses at CalArts and a workshop and performacne on...

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Tina Modotti: Dogma and Passion by Laura Martínez Díaz (2013, 52 min)
Tina Modotti: Dogma and Passion by Laura Martínez Díaz (2013, 52 min) Thursday, October 26, 2017

The connection between art, activism, love and tragedy is the subject of Tina Modotti: Dogma and Passion by Laura Martínez Díaz (2013, 52 min), a documentary dedicated to the Italian photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist. In Spanish with English subtit...

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Journey through the Wines of Piedmont
Journey through the Wines of PiedmontMonday, November 06, 2017

Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so there is so much to taste! Discover a favorite new bottle and learn something new about the wine culture of the Italian Alps in this interactive wine tasting party organized with Vinomatica.com...

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Best of MIFF Awards 2017
Best of MIFF Awards 2017Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Screening and award ceremony of Tutto quello che vuoi (2017, 1h 46 min) winner of the Leonardo Da Vinci Award for Best Italian Film at MIFF Awards 2017. In Italian with English subtitles By invitation only

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American Film Institute AFI Fest 2017
American Film Institute AFI Fest 2017Thursday, November 09, 2017 → Thursday, November 16, 2017

During the 2017 edition of the Festival presented by Audi, there will be a special screening of Michelangelo Antonioni’s iconic movies Red Desert (1964, 2h) and Blow-Up (1966, 1h 51m)  

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Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the world: The Extraordinary Italian Taste
Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the world: The Extraordinary Italian TasteMonday, November 13, 2017 → Sunday, November 19, 2017

A series of special events organized to promote and share the culinary excellence and food-and-wine knowledge of Italy as a distinctive trait of our identy and culture. The main themes of the second edition of the Week are quality, sustainability, culture, food security, the right to food, education, identity, territory&...

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Viaggi in italia: Arrangiarsi. Pizza...& the Art of Living
Viaggi in italia: Arrangiarsi. Pizza...& the Art of LivingTuesday, November 14, 2017

Join us for a special presentation celebrating travel in Italy, part of Viaggi in Italia, a series of events co-presented by the IIC and ENIT, and also in anticipation of the second edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World (November 13-19). The evening is dedicated to Naples and to the art of making Neapol...

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Cinema Italian Style 2017
Cinema Italian Style 2017Thursday, November 16, 2017 → Monday, November 20, 2017

The elegant showcase of Italian contemporary cinema returns with a diverse delegation of actors, directors and talent producers. the 2017 edition is dedicated to Michelangelo Antonioni. Organized by Istituto Luce Cinecittà and American Cinematheque, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency and the IIC. Und...

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Film & Food Stories
Film & Food StoriesThursday, November 16, 2017 → Friday, January 26, 2018

On the occasion of Cinema Italian Style 2017 and of the 2nd Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, an exhibition that narrates the cultural and social changes of 20th century Italy through cinematic representation of Italian food habits. Produced by Luce Cinecitta'.

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