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  • On occasion of the Settimana della Lingua italiana nel mondo, The Association of Italian American Educators assembled an intimate gathering on Monday night to reflect on the promotion of the Italian culture in the United States. The event was held during the 17th annual “Settimana della Lingua italiana nel mondo,” which aims to promote the Italian language and culture on an international scale. Guest speakers that night included actor and producer Tony Lo Bianco and distinguished Italian-American studies scholar Dr. Vincenzo Milione.
  • Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Giorgio van Straten, Author/Playwright Dacia Maraini, and Director of the John D. Calandra Institute Anthony Tamburri during the discussion portion of the evening. Photo credit: Laura Yost
    One of Italy's most acclaimed fiction writers, Dacia Maraini, came to New York for a series of events, one of which was the inauguration of italytime’s new theatrical space. A performance of her latest work "Una pittrice di provincia" (A Provincial Painter), directed by Vittorio Capotorto, made its international debut in the new theater. The evening concluded with the opportunity for the audience to ask Maraini any questions that they may have had for the famous writer.
  • The masterminds behind the 2017 Authors Directing Author Neil LaButte, Marta Buchaca, and Marco Calvani.
    If you love theater, be sure not to miss the AdA (Author directing Author) project at La MaMa theater. This is no ordinary show however; various playwrights put their individual pieces together to form a series of one-act plays around a central theme. However, each one-act play is directed by one of the other writers, not its original author. The show begins January 19th and will be running for three weeks.
  • An intimate audience gathered at La MaMa theater in Manhattan for an "Italian Miracle" and to welcome Dario D’Ambrosi, a luminary in the world of theater for the disabled and founder of "L'Associazione del Teatro Patologico" (Pathological Theater) in Rome. Since its founding, D'Ambrosi's Pathological Theater has grown into a university-level degree called "Teatro Integrato Dell'Emozione" (Integrated Theater of Emotion) at the University of Studies of Tor Vergata.
  • Magic is what’s happening at La MaMa E.T.C. with Teatro Patologico (Pathological Theater) from Rome in "MEDEA," adapted from Euripides and directed by Dario D'Ambrosi. Until October 18, at the Ellen Stewart Theater of La MaMa E.T.C., audiences can experience a revisitation of the Greek tragedy where professional actors, coming from both the US and Italy, perform, in English, with a chorus of 14 non professional actors, performing in Attic Greek, with various mental disabilities.
  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s special movie co-produced by i-ItalyTV portrays the founder of the Futurist movement as he journeys between Brooklyn and Manhattan. To the project have passionately contributed Letizia Airos, Mattia Minasi ad Matteo Banfo, taking the i-Italy team to meet a new challenge. And New York City, the perfect translation of Marinetti’s project, definitely played its part too. Stay tuned!
  • On the Occasion of the European Union Italian Semester Presidency Wedensday, September 24, 2014 – from 6 to 8pm at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (686 Park Ave) Starting from the plays speakers will illustrate, briefly introduce some key points historically expressed by European culture
  • Interview with Alessandro Renda, the actor playing the General in Noise in the Waters playing at La Mama until February 16. The play is a dark, intense monologue written by Marco Martinelli on the tragedy of migrants in the Mediterranean, based on true stories collected and conceived by Martinelli and Ermanna Montanari.
  • Op-Eds
    Joey Skee(January 24, 2013)
    Wanna bet Philistine Italian-American “Leaders” become “Outraged,” Again?

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