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Music

ALMORAIMA IN CONCERT

Monday, September 08, 2014

ALMORAIMA IN CONCERT

Almoraima is a multi-ethnic group based in Salento, which presents an original sound inspired by Gypsy musical tradition and, in particular, by the musical connections developed by them on the various sides of the Mediterranean: Southern Italy, Southern >>>

Special events

COMING TO AMERICA

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

COMING TO AMERICA

This event is organized in collaboration with Gibney Anthony & Flaherty llp. The panel will cover the various U.S. visa options, both temporary and permanent, for Scientists and Artists. It will include a detailed discussion of basic visa criteria as >>>

Art

PAINTED WORDS

Thursday, September 11, 2014

PAINTED WORDS

Alfredo Rapetti Mogol, was born in Milan in 1961,and his artistic training was influenced by the family cultural richness, where for generations music, literaturem and poetry were a constant presence. His maternal grandfather, Alfredo De Pedrini, President >>>

Special events

MONA LISA: A LIFE DISCOVERED

Saturday, September 13, 2014

MONA LISA: A LIFE DISCOVERED

She was the subject of the most famous painting on earth. We know her name—Lisa Gherardini—but until now, her life has remained a mystery. Not anymore. Thanks to author Dianne Hales, the life of the girl with the iconic smile is no longer unknowable. >>>

Literature

VICO AND NAPLES

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

VICO AND NAPLES

Barbara Naddeo’s Vico and Naples provides an intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) that reveals the politics and motivations of one of Europe’s first scientists of society, or philosophers of social justice. >>>

Literature

POETS OF THE ITALIAN DIASPORA

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

POETS OF THE ITALIAN DIASPORA

Poets of the Italian Diaspora Fordham University Press 2014, 1532 pages Edited by Luigi Bonaffini and Joseph Perricone Participants: Luigi Bonaffini, Peter Carravetta, Joseph Perricone Poets of the Italian Diaspora is part of a long-range project, by >>>

Theater

ITALY TOWARDS EUROPE

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ITALY TOWARDS EUROPE

Theatre is an extraordinary mean of knowing each other, of meeting up, and creating synergies. In the course of this reading, through the analysis of selected texts and authors, our speakers will lead the audience to a journey into the European theatrical >>>

Science

DENYING EVOLUTION

Thursday, September 25, 2014

DENYING EVOLUTION

The United States is rather unique among Western countries in having a majority of its population rejecting the scientific theory of evolution in favor of one or another kind of creationism. Even some European countries, though, Italy included, have seen >>>

Literature

GATTI-CASAZZA AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF METROPOLITAN OPERA

Monday, September 29, 2014

GATTI-CASAZZA AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF METROPOLITAN OPERA

INTRODUCED BY PETER GELB, GENERAL MANAGER, METROPOLITAN OPERA WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF EDWARD SMALDONE, DIRECTOR, AARON COPLAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC Giulio Gatti-Casazza (1869-1940) who was born in Udine, Italy was the beneficiary of extensive education at >>>

Literature

ELLIS ISLAND

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ELLIS ISLAND

In the epic poem Ellis Island whose structure corresponds to the hours in a year, Viscusi portrays a world of perpetual change and taxing work, though one interrupted by moments of delicate hope. The ambitious poem explores the Italian American immigrant >>>

 

 

 

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