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Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco

814 Montgomery Street 
San Francisco, California 94133 - USA
Tel.: 1 415 788 7142  |  Fax: 1 415 788 6389
Email: contact.sanfrancisco@esteri.it


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Highlighted Events-

Arts

-Guglielmo Achille Cavellini 1914-2014

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - Sunday, June 08, 2014

Guglielmo Achille Cavellini 1914-2014

Born in Brescia, Italy in 1914, Cavellini is a historically important artist who gave context to the Italian Experimentation period and was the first artist to bridge postwar Italian art with American Pop Art. Yet his diverse body of work defies easy >>>

Music

-Sweet Thunder Music Festival.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014

Sweet Thunder Music Festival.

The San Francisco Contemporary Music players present the Sweet Thunder Music Festival: four days of modern and new music, ranging from established masters to up-and-coming composers. The festival will end with a concert at 2:00 PM on the 27th of April, >>>

Architecture

-Building with Air

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Building with Air

Dante Bini will present his book Building with Air, chronicling the invention and evolution of the remarkable ‘Binishell’ structural system, the inflated concrete dome Dante invented in 1964. Dante and his son Nic Bini will also talk about subsequent >>>

Music

-Zadig: Voltaire meets Kafka

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Zadig: Voltaire meets Kafka

Zadig: caprices for cello, hypercello and live electronics focuses on the interaction between human and computer. The music, by Messieri, is inspired by Voltaire's philosophical novel of the same name. The first part is entirely acoustic (solo cello) >>>

Culinary

-Food Revolution Day: Food apps for a better lifestyle

Friday, May 16, 2014 - Sunday, May 18, 2014

Food Revolution Day: Food apps for a better lifestyle

Food Revolution Day (FRD) is an annual series of events under the aegis of the Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Foundation (JOFR) dedicated to promoting healthful, responsible and flavoursome food choices. This year's FRD events in San Francisco span >>>

 

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