A group of Torrington middle and high school students and participants in the Connecticut Academy for the Arts’ Italian fine arts outreach program will be recognized for winning a literary contest on Nov. 20. Superintendent of Schools Sue Lubomski is expected to honor the group during the Board of Education meeting, starting at 6 p.m. The students...

Leaving home is never easy. When that journey means saying goodbye to your "terra madre" — or loosely translated, motherland — crossing the Atlantic and settling into an area that is just as foreign to you as the language, “difficult” doesn't even begin to cover it. Take it from Vita Maria Mesnick. With her Italian heritage and love of teaching per...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F - San Francisco. Free Admission | RSVP One and No-one: A Pirandello Extravaganza. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Pirandello's birthJoin us for an evening of revelry to celebrate 150 years from the birth of Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello...

Join us at the ICCC as we celebrate the 17th Week of Italian Language in the World, “l’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema (Italian in the movies and at the movies)” by showcasing Luigi Pirandello and his writing legacy as an Italian novelist, playwright, poet, shorty story writer, and winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his alm...

When:Wednesday, October 04, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Total runtime: 110 minutes - Screenings in Italian with English subtitles REGISTRATION & PHOTO ID REQUIRED - DOORS OPEN 30 MINUTES PRIOR EVENT START-TIME To mark the 150th birth of Luigi Pirandello, the Italian Cultu...

Saturday September 16, 8 Am - 6 PM. Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York 10065. This one-day conference, sponsored by the Pirandello Society of America and generously hosted by Hunter College, brings together scholars and performers to celebrate the continuing legacy of Luigi Pirandello's work 150 years after his birth. The conference includes ac...

To the people of physically and spiritually impoverished Gagliano in the Basilicata, it seemed that Christ Stopped at Eboli, Carlo Levi wrote in his classic eponymous memoir, and it can feel the same for those seeking Italian culture outside of New York City. Italian-American social and cultural associations abound in the Tri-State area, to be sure...

Fu il 20 luglio 1935 che Luigi Pirandello sbarcò al faro di Ambrose a New York dal transatlantico Conte di Savoia, varato appena quattro anni prima, il 1931, per mano di Maria José. Il piroscafo non ottenne mai il nastro azzurro dell’Atlantico (Blue Riband), come il maestoso Rex (traversata 4 giorni, 12 ore e 53 minuti alla media di 29 nodi), ma in...

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Luigi Pirandello, the Italian dramatist and novelist who was awarded in 1934 the Nobel Prize in Literature for “for his bold and ingenious revival of dramatic and scenic art”. Pirandello was born in Agrigento, Sicily, on the 28th of June, 1867 and wrote an impressive number of dramas which were publi...

June 23 (Friday) 7:00 pm Italian Short Readings. italytime's Literary Cafe presents the new program "Short Readings: Italian Plays, Poems and Stories" in honor of Luigi Pirandello's 150th birthday. The evening will include the reading of two one-act plays written by the Nobel Prize winner, followed by Q&A with Artistic Director Vittorio Capotorto....