Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Marisa Merz: The Sky is a Great Space
Marisa Merz: The Sky is a Great Space Sunday, June 04, 2017 → Sunday, August 20, 2017

Bringing together five decades of work—from her early Arte Povera experiments, to the enigmatic heads and faces created in the 1980s and 1990s, to more recent installations—this exhibition explores the prodigious talent and influence of Marisa Merz (Turin, Italy, 1926) and is the first retrospective of her wor...

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Emilio Cavallini: Harmony Runs on a Thread
Emilio Cavallini: Harmony Runs on a ThreadWednesday, June 07, 2017 → Friday, August 18, 2017

The show highlights the artistic path of designer Emilio Cavallini, whose fine art comes out of his experience in the modern, technological even industrial field of fashion, elaborated through his deep passion for mathematics and physics. In Cavallini's visual universe harmony runs on a thread -- the same thread that comprises...

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Little Italy Summer Outdoor Film Festival
Little Italy Summer Outdoor Film Festival Saturday, July 01, 2017 → Saturday, August 26, 2017

Little Italy Summer Outdoor Film Festival: The Summer Festival screens every Saturday night mid-June through mid-September. The films are shown outdoors in the Amici Park Amphitheater, in Little Italy, San Diego. Suggested $5/each contribution at the door. www.cinemalittleitaly.com   Program Sat, July 1 Bread...

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HollyShorts Film Festival, 13th Edition
HollyShorts Film Festival, 13th EditionThursday, August 10, 2017 → Saturday, August 19, 2017

A showcase of the best and brightest short films from around the globe, including Italy! Mostri (Italy) by Adam Selo - Short Live Action Stella1 (16m, Italy) by Roberto D'Ippolito & Gaia Bonsignore - Short Live Action Tickets available HERE. www.hollyshorts.com    

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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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Henry IV by  Marco Bellocchio (1984, 95 min.)
Henry IV by Marco Bellocchio (1984, 95 min.)Thursday, September 07, 2017

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, screening of Bellocchio’s film based on Luigi Pirandello’s play of the same name. A man falls from his horse and hits his head, and wakes up believing he is King Henry IV. In Italian with English subtitles. Organized by the IIC with...

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Andrea Ferraris: Churubusco
Andrea Ferraris: Churubusco Thursday, September 14, 2017 → Friday, January 26, 2018

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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Maestro James Conlon presents Nabucco
Maestro James Conlon presents Nabucco Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A special event by LA Opera a few days before the opening of Nabucco at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion. The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles will host with LA Opera an evening dedicated to the opera by Giuseppe Verdi, presented to the public by an exceptional guest, Maestro James Conlon, Mus...

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Viaggi in Italia: Pirandello's Sicily
Viaggi in Italia: Pirandello's SicilyThursday, September 28, 2017

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, an evening dedicated to the territory of Agrigento, Sicily, where the Nobel Prize writer was born. By invitation only & IIC members

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Branded: How Italian Immigrants became 'enemies
Branded: How Italian Immigrants became 'enemies"Tuesday, October 03, 2017

In occasion of Italian-American Heritage Month, the historian & writer Lawrence DiStasi will discuss the history of Italian-Americans evacuation and internment during World War II, when wartime regulations restricted their freedom. Organized by the IIC with NIAF and Cal State University Long Beach. NIAF Cal State Un...

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feStivale @ San Diego Italian Film Festival
feStivale @ San Diego Italian Film Festival Wednesday, October 04, 2017 → Sunday, October 15, 2017

The San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) this year in its 11th edition offers a selection of the most interesting contemporary Italian films. For the complete calendar of films shown at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park and La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas visit the site. www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com Museum...

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Part 1: Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USA
Part 1: Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USASaturday, October 07, 2017

Back by Popular Demand! Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry. If you’re one of them, this workshop might be of interest to you!It offers a hands-on approach to researching documents relevant to families that emigrated from Southern Italy to the U.S. The two-day workshop provides particip...

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Part II: Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USA
Part II: Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USASaturday, October 14, 2017

Back by Popular Demand! Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry. If you’re one of them, this workshop might be of interest to you!It offers a hands-on approach to researching documents relevant to families that emigrated from Southern Italy to the U.S. The two-day workshop provides particip...

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Cooking class: Homemade Italian Bread
Cooking class: Homemade Italian Bread Saturday, October 14, 2017

On the occasion of the Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World Alessandra "Ale" Gambini  will host is a class dedicated to homemade Italian bread. She is a LA-based Italian food blogger, recipe developer, host home chef in web series and author of the cookbook “A Queen in the Kitchen”....

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Corso di cucina: Cooking DOP & IGP
Corso di cucina: Cooking DOP & IGP Saturday, November 04, 2017

On the occasion of the Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, Alessandra "Ale" Gambini will host a cooking class focused on Italian DOP and IGP denominations. She is a LA-based Italian food blogger, recipe developer, host home chef in web series and author of the cookbook “A Queen in the Kitchen&...

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