Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles


STREGA PRIZE 2020Friday, May 15, 2020 → Friday, July 31, 2020

Premio Strega 2020 - excerpts of the 12 works long-listed for the prestigious literary prize are now available in English, thanks to a collaboration between the Fondazione Bellonci and 5 Italian Cultural Institutes: our own Los Angeles one, as well as London, Melbourne, San Francisco and Washington D.C. The books are:...

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Meet the Author Online: Valeria Parrella
Meet the Author Online: Valeria Parrella Friday, June 05, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

In anticipation of the announcement of the 2020 Strega Prize winner, the writer, dramatist and Italian journalist Valeria Parrella recounts her experiences during the pandemic and how the experience may influence writers.  Her most recent book Almarina is a candidate for the 2020 Strega Prize and tells the story ...

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Theatre Streaming: Compagnia Pippo Delbono
Theatre Streaming: Compagnia Pippo DelbonoMonday, June 08, 2020 → Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione and Compagnia Pippo Delbono present a series of theatre performances that can be streamed from the comfort of your home. The performances are subtitled in English and introduced by a special video message by Pippo Delbono. Available until June 30, 2020. LINKS TO THE PERFORMANCES: Questo...

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Meet the Author Online: Antonio Scurati
Meet the Author Online: Antonio Scurati Thursday, June 18, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The Neapolitan author Antonio Scurati and winner of the 73rd edition of the 2019 Strega Prize, Italy’s most prestigious literary award, discusses his experience and thoughts regarding the current health situation from Milan. He won the 2019 Strega Prize for his 800-page novel, “M. il figlio del secolo” (Bompia...

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Estate all'Italiana Festival 2020
Estate all'Italiana Festival 2020Sunday, June 21, 2020 → Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Italian artistic excellence, wherever you are: all you need is an Internet connection to attend 21 events of 11 Italian festivals. The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the ItaliaFestival Association and with participation of some of the most prestigious Italian Festivals, presents over two months...

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Progetto Sor - 20 guitarists online
Progetto Sor - 20 guitarists onlineWednesday, July 01, 2020 → Friday, July 31, 2020

CIDIM Italian Sound 2020 online project presents the Sor Project on its YouTube platform with the participation of 20 of the greatest Italian guitarists. The project conceived by M ° Giulio Tampalini and promoted in collaboration with the musical magazine Seicorde is dedicated to Fernando Sor's 20 studies (in the Sego...

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Gran Virtual Tour: the wonders of Italy to see online
Gran Virtual Tour: the wonders of Italy to see onlineWednesday, July 01, 2020 → Monday, August 31, 2020

The Minsitry of Cultural Affairs and Tourism in Italy has launched the Gran virtual tour, a digital journey across the Peninsula to visit online theaters, archives, monumental libraries and museums. The work of promoting Italian cultural heritage by Mibact continues in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, hel...

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July Italian Language Classes - Online
July Italian Language Classes - OnlineMonday, July 06, 2020 → Monday, August 31, 2020

Online classes, All levels 1 thru 8 Dates: July 6 - August 1 Fee: $100 To register please text or call Ina Cohen 310 741 9669

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Meet the Author Online: Melania Mazzucco
Meet the Author Online: Melania Mazzucco Thursday, July 09, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The acclaimed author Melania Mazzucco discusses from Rome her experience during the start of the pandemic and the influence the solitude will have on us. Melania Mazzucco was born in Rome and earned a degree in Italian literature from La Sapienza University as well a a degree in cinema from the Experimental Center for...

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Meet the Author Online: Edoardo Albinati
Meet the Author Online: Edoardo Albinati Thursday, July 23, 2020 → Thursday, July 30, 2020

Edoardo Albinati encourages us to read the influential American poet John Ashbery who inspires us to find freedom, openness and courage through the practice of writing and creativity. Born in Rome, after Albinati started his career as a translator, a script adaptor and as editor of the magazine Nuovi Argomenti. He made...

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Raphael's Music: From Urbino to Rome, a Webinar by Dr. Robert Kendrick
Raphael's Music: From Urbino to Rome, a Webinar by Dr. Robert KendrickWednesday, July 29, 2020

On April 6th, 1520, Raffaello Sanzio, one of the geniuses of the Renaissance, died in Rome. On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, while we wait for the houses of culture to reopen and to be able to see works of art live again, the network of Italian Cultural Institutes (IIC) in the US and Canada will celebrate...

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Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach Film FestivalThursday, August 06, 2020 → Thursday, August 13, 2020

The annual international film festival brings to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary cinema from around the World. The Italian Spotlight will be held August 11th. The Italian film to be featured will be announced shortly.  Organized by the NBFF in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. ...

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