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For the week of the Italian Language, theItalian Institute of Culture New York willscreen the film "Michelangelo - Endless" directed by Emanuele Imbucci: the first artfilm ever made on the absolute genius ofthe Renaissance and the history ofuniversal art: Michelangelo Buonarroti.
The director will be present at the event.
The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Queens College) of The City University of New York will sponsor a one-day symposium on one of the major exports of Italy, which is the Health and Nutrition benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. The discovery of the Nutrition and Health benefits of the Italian diet demonstrates how the Italian global migration and the host country identity building interconnect food and culture of the individual and the ethnic group. The presentations are by a distinguished panel of international medical physicians and nutrition specialists of historical food studies and food producers, all of whom will discuss the history of the Mediterranean Diet and the contemporary medical research on reducing heart disease and developing cancer immunotherapy.
Vicenza is quaintly medieval at its center, but these structures mask an industrial might that has made this small city Italy’s most productive capital of jewelry.
The Italian populist government's relaunch of the struggling Alitalia airline includes plans to take a 15-percent share and the inclusion of the state railway company as a strategic partner,
Starbucks has opened its first branch in Italy, despite long resistance from Italians.
The clan has lived in the United States since the 1970s but makes regular return trips to Sicily to see family and ground their Italian roots in Mediterranean soil.
Excavators working in the Roman-era city of Pompeii, Italy, have uncovered an ancient shrine surrounded by idyllic paintings of plants, snakes, and a lifelike peacock.
The Preogressive Women's Association honored 11 women of Italian heritage during a Women of Distinction Lucheon in the Uptown Evgent Center in downtown Clarksburg.
Banker Gilberto Baschiera, who swiped €1m from rich savers to lend to needy, rues ‘shadow funding’ that left him homeless
During the presentation of Interpoma 2018, it was discussed how organic apples are increasingly popular in both the fresh and the processing industries. More and more hectares are being converted, especially in Alto Adige, but the right varieties are needed.
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Italy in NY Calendar
Musicians: Tiziano Baviera – violin Alberto Franchin – violin Sara Dambruoso – viola Tommaso Tesini – cello
C. Debussy – String Quartet in G minor op. 10
S. Colasanti – “Ogni cosa ad ogni cosa ha detto addio”
O. Respighi – String Quartet in D minor P. 91
Book Presentation. Moral Combat. Women, Gender, and War in Italian Renaissance Literature (2018, University of Toronto Press) by Gerry Milligan.
The author in conversation with Virginia Cox (NYU), Clare Carroll (CUNY) and Jane Tylus (Yale).
Assembled entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition reveals the depth of Rome’s impact from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, before rising individualism, internationalism, and the optimistic equilibrium between secular and religious forces caused the city’s ultimate marginalization. Organized by LACMA
Info at www.lacma.org
In the narratives collected in Italian American Women, Food, and Identity (Palgrave McMillan, 2018) food represents home, loss, and longing. Food also stands in for race, class, gender, sexuality, immigration, region, place, and space. This mother-daughter research team explores ways in which Italian American working-class women from Syracuse, New York, use food as a symbol and a social vehicle that carries multiple meanings.
On the occasion of the five hundredth anniversary of the birth of the great Renaissance painter, the Institute hosts a round table in which the curators of the three exhibitions dedicated to him, here in the United States, will discuss the prolific career of the artist and their curatorial choices:
Andrea Bayer, curator of Celebrating Tintoretto: Porttrait Pantings and Studio Drawings, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Frederich Ilchman, curator of Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice, National Gallery of Art, Washington
John Marciari, curator of Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice, Morgan Library, New York