Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - The Exhibition
Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - The ExhibitionThursday, June 07, 2018 → Friday, September 21, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and IED - Istituto Europeo di Design - present NOT AN ARTIST - Toyboyz Edition an exhibition investigating the artistic phenomenon of Toy Design through the work of four distinguished personalities:Fidia Falaschetti, Joe Ledbetter/J.Led, Massimo Giacon, and Simone Legno/tokidoki.Curated...

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Rossini Under the Stars | La Cambiale di Matrimonio
Rossini Under the Stars | La Cambiale di Matrimonio Thursday, August 23, 2018

In conjunction with the Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), a yearly international music festival held in August in Pesaro, the birthplace of Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868), and on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the composer's death, the IIC will host an outdoor screening of La Cambiale di Matrimonio (83 mins). This one...

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TWO for NEW in Concert: Saxophone and Piano
TWO for NEW in Concert: Saxophone and PianoThursday, September 06, 2018

This special concert by the duo TWO For NEW featuring saxophonist Giovanni De Luca and pianist Francesco Silvestri, will take us on a musical journey through cinematic scores, folk, jazz, descriptive music, minimalism and neo-Romanticism. Started in 2011, the TWO for NEW project explores and develops a new relationship...

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MEET Italy: Meet the Rocket Scientists
MEET Italy: Meet the Rocket ScientistsThursday, September 13, 2018

A conversation with Italian scientists working at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory introduced and moderated by Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist at JPL. Speakers include Sara Susca, Michele Vallisneri and Marco Velli. Posters and interactive presentations to follow. By invitation only   --  Dr. Sar...

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Federico Rampini - The Red Lines
Federico Rampini - The Red LinesMonday, September 17, 2018

Audivisual "performance" by journalist and a writer Federico Rampini who will present his latest book Red lines: Men, borders, empires: geographical maps that recount our world published by MONDADORI in 2017 with lights, sounds and projections of special maps that will help us understand the (crazy) world...

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Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi
Don Carlo by Giuseppe VerdiSaturday, September 22, 2018 → Sunday, October 14, 2018

Placido Domingo and James Conlon join forces for one of Verdi’s greatest works in a grand tale of resistance, romance and rivalry. A live broadcast of the season opener performance on September 22, 2018 will be broadcast live in high-definition to the big screen at the Santa Monica Pier. Sponsored by Los Angeles Co...

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse
Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative ReuseMonday, October 01, 2018 → Monday, January 14, 2019

Three Women, Three Continents, Three Companies That Put Recycling at the Heart of the Design Process The textile and fashion industries produce millions of tons of solid waste every year through the many processes used, from yarn production, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing, to apparel construction and quality inspection,...

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Battistoni: Born with a Lucky Shirt
Battistoni: Born with a Lucky ShirtSaturday, October 06, 2018 → Friday, November 02, 2018

“When we get to Rome, I'll buy you a jacket in a fantastic place, at Battistoni's,” said Jude Law to Matt Damon in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” a film that revels in the dolce vita of Americans in Rome in the 1960s. It's a dolce vita that unspooled not only at the cafè tables of Via Veneto b...

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Pininfarina: Art, Culture, Design
Pininfarina: Art, Culture, DesignTuesday, October 16, 2018

Silvio Pietro Angori, CEO and Managing Director of Pininfarina S.p.A., will give a presentation on the iconic Italian brand, which combines art, design, culture and entrepreneurship. Angori will also present the literary magazine L'Indice dei Libri del Mese, for which he serves as Chairman of the Board. Additional presentations...

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