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Ended Thu Mar 08 2012Thu Mar 08 2012
Noi Credevamo (We Believed)

Cineforum with Italians in DC Movie screening The film tells the story of three guys in the Cilento region: the patriotic Salvatore, Domenico, who believes in friendship and Angelo who believes in violence. Together they join the “Giovine Italia” movement and their lives start taking different paths which retrace some of the historical moments of […]

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Ended Tue Feb 28 2012Tue Feb 28 2012
An evening with Puccini

The Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, together with The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, and the Italian Studies Program at The Catholic University of America, present an opera concert with arias and duets by Mozart, Verdi and Puccini. This concert will also introduce the School of Music spring opera production of Madama Butterfly scheduled […]

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Ended Fri Feb 24 2012Fri Feb 24 2012
Costantino Nivola: 100 Years of Creativity (ON VIEW: RESERVATION REQUIRED)

ON VIEW: By appt. (Mon-Fri:10am-12pm/2pm-4pm), Reservations at iicwashington@esteri.it EXHIBITION OPENING: February 24, 2012, 6:30 PM On the occasion of the centennial of Costantino Nivola’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, the Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Regione Sardegna, Fondazione Nivola and Sardegna Turismo, announce the opening of the […]

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Ended Thu Feb 23 2012Thu Feb 23 2012
SEMINAR: Costantino Nivola: 100 Years of Creativity

Scholars discuss the life and work of Italian sculptor Costantino Nivola. With the participation of: H.E. Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Ugo Cappellacci, Presidente Regione Sardegna, Ugo Collu, Presidente Fondazione Nivola, Renato Miracco, Cultural Attachè of the Embassy of Italy, Diane Lewis, Fred Licht and Adrian Nivola. Reception will follow. RSVP […]

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Ended Tue Feb 21 2012Tue Feb 21 2012
Gli Italiani di New York (Italians in New York)

BOOK PRESENTATION The Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with Italians in DC will present the book Gli Italiani di New York, by Maurizio Molinari. The author is the United States correspondent of the major Italian newspaper La Stampa. This event will introduce the book club ParoLab of Italians in DC. This book offers an overview […]

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Ended Wed Feb 08 2012Wed Feb 08 2012
L’uomo che verrà (The Man Who Will Come)

Cineforum with Italians in DC Movie screening Italy, 1943. Martina stopped talking when her infant brother died. Her mother is pregnant again and Martina lives waiting for her new brother to be born. The war is getting closer and when her mother finally gives birth to her brother the SS kill hundreds of innocent civilians […]

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Ended Thu Jan 26 2012Thu Jan 26 2012
Primo Levi

Lectures by Francesco Ciabattoni and Giuseppe Tosi, Dept. of Italian, Georgetown University INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012 Primo Levi’s Caged Narrative Lecture by Francesco Ciabattoni, Dept. of Italian, Georgetown University Primo Levi is known primarily for his novels about his ordeal in Auschwitz. In 1966 he published, under a pseudonym, Storie naturali, a collection of […]

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Ended Thu Jan 26 2012Thu Jan 26 2012
INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which occurs on January 27, is the universal commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly on November 1, 2005. January 27 is the date, in 1945, when the largest Nazi death camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland) was liberated by Soviet […]

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Ended Thu Jan 26 2012Thu Jan 26 2012
PAOLO PANDOLFO, viola da gamba

Works from the Renaissance through today DATES & LOCATIONS January 26, 2012 at 7:30 pm[concert] La Maison Française January 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm[master class] Coolidge Auditorium January 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm[concert] Coolidge Auditorium Known as “the Yo-Yo Ma of the viola da gamba,” Italy’s Paolo Pandolfo brings Baroque and Renaissance era music to […]

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Ended Wed Jan 25 2012Wed Jan 25 2012
Jews between Legend, Arts and Theater in Renaissance Italy

Lecture by Gianni Cicali, Dept. of Italian, Georgetown University – Musical Intermission by Tina Chancey and Priscilla Smith INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012 From the age of emperor Constantine the Great to the Renaissance, the Italian Jews were represented in legends, paintings, and theater based on the Legend of the Discovery of the True Cross. […]

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