Istituto Di Cultura - Chicago

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Italian Film Festival USA - Screening of “Friends by Chance” (2017)
Italian Film Festival USA - Screening of “Friends by Chance” (2017) Sunday, April 22, 2018

Italian Film Festival USA - Screening of “Friends by Chance” (2017) 106 min. Directed by Francesco Bruni Northwestern University (NWU), McCormick Auditorium in Norris Center, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL Alessandro, an irascible 22-year-old, and Giorgio, an 85 year-old poet, live within a stone's th...

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 Eating Ideas, Educating the Senses through Images. The Magazine La Gola in 1980s Italy
Eating Ideas, Educating the Senses through Images. The Magazine "La Gola" in 1980s ItalyMonday, April 23, 2018

Eating Ideas, Educating the Senses through Images. The Magazine "La Gola" in 1980s Italy A Lecture by Professor Margherita D'Ayala Valvais, Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa Presented on the occasion of the 2018 Year of Italian Food, as declared by The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism and the...

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 The Fathers' America: Poetry Reading & Musical Performance
The Fathers' America: Poetry Reading & Musical PerformanceThursday, April 26, 2018

The Fathers' America: Poetry Reading & Musical Performance A reading of poems from "The Fathers' America" (Bordighera Press, 2016) L'America dei Padri," Ernesto Livorni’s third collection with English translation. The author will read his poems with Laura Biagi, who will also provide the musical arrangements. ...

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CAPITALISN'T: ECONOMIST LUIGI ZINGALES IN CONVERSATION WITH NICOLA PERSICO
CAPITALISN'T: ECONOMIST LUIGI ZINGALES IN CONVERSATION WITH NICOLA PERSICOWednesday, May 02, 2018

CAPITALISN'T: ECONOMIST LUIGI ZINGALES IN CONVERSATION WITH NICOLA PERSICO Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Avenue | Suite 1450 | Chicago, IL 60611 Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM  Economist Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago), interviewed by Nicola Persico (Northwestern University), ...

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Tour at the Art Institute of Chicago of Italian paintings from the Middle Ages to Surrealism by Professor Giovanni Aloi
Tour at the Art Institute of Chicago of Italian paintings from the Middle Ages to Surrealism by Professor Giovanni AloiThursday, May 03, 2018

Tour at the Art Institute of Chicago of Italian paintings from the Middle Ages to Surrealism by Professor Giovanni Aloi Summarizing and expanding the themes explored in the series of his three lectures presented at the Italian Cultural Institute this year, Professor Giovanni Aloi, School of the Art Institute, will lead...

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EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB: THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS (“LE OTTO MONTAGNE”) by Paolo Cognetti
EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB: THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS (“LE OTTO MONTAGNE”) by Paolo CognettiMonday, May 07, 2018

EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB: Paolo Cognetti "The Eight Mountains" (2018, Simon & Schuster), Winner of the Strega Prize   The discussion in English will be moderated by Prof. Thomas Haskell Simpson, Northwestern University "The Eight Mountains" is a novel about the friendship between two young Italian boys from different bac...

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Cineclub at the Institute: Ignorance is Bliss
Cineclub at the Institute: "Ignorance is Bliss"Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Cineclub at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago: New Comedy Italian-Style Screening of "Ignorance is Bliss" (Beata ignoranza), directed by Massimiliano Bruno (2017), 102 minutes with Marco Giallini, Alessandro Gassman in Italian with English subtitles Introduced by: Professor Chiara Fabbian, University of Chicago Ernesto...

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Exhibition Opening: The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy
Exhibition Opening: "The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy"Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Exhibition Opening, presentation and reception:  "The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy" ("I borghi piu' belli d'Italia) Free and open to the public.RSVP at https://beautifulvillages.eventbrite.com 

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