Istituto Di Cultura - Chicago

Event Calendar

Solo Exhibition Supernova by Enrico Magnani Ongoing
Solo Exhibition "Supernova" by Enrico Magnani OngoingThursday, September 07, 2017 → Friday, October 27, 2017

Solo exhibition "Supernova" by Enrico MagnaniThe exhibition presented on September 7th will be on display until October 27th. The exhibition can be visited from Monday to Friday at 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. Works of art are created specifically for the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago by the artist Enrico Magnani....

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Italian goes to the movies
Italian goes to the moviesTuesday, October 17, 2017

Italian goes to the movies Have you ever noticed people speaking Italian in non-Italian films and wondered why? Italian crops up in all sorts of ways you might expect related to food, opera, Italy's glorious history and some you might not. Come along as we take this journey of discovery through world cinema in search...

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 Italian Language Day, Music and Delicacies
Italian Language Day, Music and DelicaciesThursday, October 19, 2017

Italian Language Day Come celebrate Italian Language in an evening featuring Italian delicacies and music. Allison Lovera and Gabriela Lara will perform a 30 minute violin recital of music from the sountracks of Cinema Paradiso and La vita e' bella. As part of the evening, the Observatory of the Italian Language in Chicago...

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Presentation of the English version of La Ferocia. A book by Nicola Lagioia
Presentation of the English version of "La Ferocia". A book by Nicola LagioiaMonday, October 23, 2017

Winner of the 2015 Strega Prize, Italy's preeminent prize for fiction, "Ferocity" is a cinematic suspense novel that also addresses vital social questions, a combination of Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" and Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom", filtered through the fierce Mediterranean vision of Elena Ferrante. Southern Italy, the...

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That Stubborn Desire for Life: Re-Reading Leopardi after Mario Martone's film
That Stubborn Desire for Life: Re-Reading Leopardi after Mario Martone's filmTuesday, October 24, 2017

That Stubborn Desire for Life: Re-Reading Leopardi after Mario Martone's film Screening of "Il giovane favoloso" (2014) by Mario Martone, followed by a talk by Dr. Francesca Brencio, Adjunct Professor at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at HERAF, University of Zaragoza.   Giacomo Leopardi lie...

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Ferrante Fever
Ferrante FeverWednesday, October 25, 2017

Ferrante Fever: A Discussion with Ann Goldstein, former editor at The New York and translator of Elena Ferrante’s "The Story of the Lost Child" Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year fr...

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The Complete Works of Primo Levi: a Conversation with Ann Goldstein
The Complete Works of Primo Levi: a Conversation with Ann GoldsteinThursday, October 26, 2017

The Complete Works of Primo Levi: a Conversation with Ann Goldstein University of Chicago - 5801 S Ellis Ave Ann Goldstein, the public face of Elena Ferrante and the most sought-after translator of Italian Literature, will talk about The Complete Works of Primo Levi. It took six years to acquire the rights to the works,...

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Open Air Rooms: The Architecture of the Mediterranean from Malaparte to the Contemporary World
Open Air Rooms: The Architecture of the Mediterranean from Malaparte to the Contemporary WorldTuesday, November 21, 2017

Exhibition Opening and Presentation by the Artist:Tuesday, November 21st at 6pmItalian Cultural Institute500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450The exhibition will be on view through January 8, 2018 On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, September 16, 2017 through January 8, 2018, the Italian Cultural...

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