Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Grand Tour in Contemporary Italy
Grand Tour in Contemporary Italy Thursday, February 09, 2017 → Friday, May 26, 2017

A selection of photographs illustrating stunning regional sets of Italian movies from the 1940s until today. The exhibition was first presented at 66th Venice Biennale - Venice International Film Festival in 2009. Curated by Centro Cinema Citta’ di Cesena.  

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Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses
Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s MusesFriday, March 03, 2017 → Monday, July 31, 2017

The Norton Simon Museum presents an intimate exhibition examining Pietro Rotari (1707–1762), an illustrious Italian artist who found success and fortune in Vienna and beyond, ultimately becoming court painter to Empress Elizabeth of Russia. Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses brings together eight paintings ...

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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, March 25, 2017

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 participants the opportunit...

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Wine Party: Sangiovese
Wine Party: SangioveseMonday, March 27, 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 Italy in this interactive wine tasting party organized with Vinomatica.com...

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1957: The Treaty of Rome
1957: The Treaty of RomeTuesday, March 28, 2017

On the 60th anniversary of the signing of The Treaty of Rome (1957) which founded the European Economic Community (EEC), the precursor to the European Union, a panel discussion on the evolution of the European Union and European citizenship with: Introductory remarks by Antonio Verde, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles David...

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Italian Film Festival USA
Italian Film Festival USA Friday, March 31, 2017 → Sunday, April 02, 2017

Held in 12 cities throughout the US, this Festival presents the best line-up of recent Italian cinema in locations where Italian cinema is not often shown. The edition in Phoenix will include six feature films and program of shorts. Free and open to the public. Italian Film Festival USA   WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL *CHE ...

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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, April 01, 2017

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 participants the opportunit...

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First Gladiator Cemetery
First Gladiator Cemetery Tuesday, April 04, 2017

On the occasion of the exhibit Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, David Jennings, director of the York Archaeological Trust, will present exciting new DNA information about the combatants of the world's best preserved Roman gladiatorial burial ground revealed by an accidental find...

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Love in a Dying World
Love in a Dying WorldWednesday, April 05, 2017

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Luigi Pirandello, US premiere of a new live installation conceived and performed by visual artist Samantha Stella and musician Nero Kane. Italian poetry by Dante Alighieri, Giacomo Leopardi, Ugo Foscolo, Gabriele D’Annunzio, and Pirandello on the themes of love, decad...

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Diaspora Sound
Diaspora Sound Thursday, April 06, 2017

Hip hop is movement, drive, beat, and rhythm. It is expressed in rap, dance, DJs, graffiti, in ideas and experiences, as well as, in and through people across borders and boundaries. This conference will explore the trans-disciplinary foundations and ethnic influences of hip hop in Italian, Chicana/o, and African American...

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Artists from the Accademia
Artists from the Accademia Tuesday, April 11, 2017 → Sunday, July 30, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the California State University (CSU) Program in Florence, this exhibit includes digital prints of works by artists who teach art courses at the Accademia that are also part of the CSU studio curriculum. Opening reception: Tuesday, April, 18, 5-6:30pm. Organized by Dr. I...

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Tuscany: Natural Movie Set for your Trip
Tuscany: Natural Movie Set for your Trip Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The natural, artistic and architectural beauty of Tuscany is the main character in this evocative presentation followed by a tasting of Tuscan specialties and award winning wines. By invitation only.

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WorldFest Houston Panorama Italia
WorldFest Houston Panorama Italia Friday, April 21, 2017 → Sunday, April 23, 2017

WorldFest Houston celebrates 50 years of international independent cinema. The 12th Annual Panorama Italia section devoted to Italian cinema will include the 2016 movies What's the Big Deal (Che vuoi che Sia, 2016, 105 min) by Edoardo Leo, Indivisible (Indivisibili, 2016, 100 min) by Edoardo de Angelis, Pawnstreet (Le ultime...

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Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Giacomo Puccini: Tosca Saturday, April 22, 2017 → Saturday, May 13, 2017

A fiery prima donna becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. The explosive conflict between these three unforgettable characters comes to a hair-raising conclusion in one of opera's bloodiest, most intense dramas....

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Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach Film FestivalTuesday, April 25, 2017

The Italian spotlight at the annual Newport Beach Film Festival will feature Orecchie (2016, 90 min) by Alessandro Aronadio bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary cinema from around the world from both emerging and seasoned filmmakers in collaboration with the local community and educational institutions. www.newportbeachfilmfest.com  

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