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 Napoli Deep/Arte | A photographic exhibition of the Selvaggi Napoletani
Napoli Deep/Arte | A photographic exhibition of the "Selvaggi Napoletani" Friday, December 08, 2017 → Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Rarely seen photos of the punk art scene in 1980s Naples will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute from December 8, 2017 to February 6, 2018. Against the backdrop of a city exacerbated by urban disaster, an unruly artistic movement emerged, calling themselves the "Neapolitan Savages," and for a brief moment, their...

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Pizza Napoletana | CAHNGE OF DATE
Pizza Napoletana | CAHNGE OF DATEThursday, January 18, 2018 → Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Stay tuned as we announce the new dates and the many exciting events to celebrate Pizza napoletana! The "Art of Neapolitan Pizzaiuolo," lovingly transmitted from generation to generation, has joined UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! Find out more...

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Quantum Computing For Non-Physicists
Quantum Computing For Non-PhysicistsThursday, February 08, 2018

Quantum Computing For Non-Physicists is a gentle introduction to Quantum Computing, focusing on operational semantics, rather than physics. The goal is to convey some of the basic ideas behind Quantum Computing in a way that is accessible to people with a programming background: quantum data types, quantum gates, probabilistic...

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JUMP
JUMP Friday, February 09, 2018

In an exhibition recently presented in the beautiful Palazzo Ducale in Sabbioneta, artist Silvia Caimi focuses on the theme "JUMP," the physicaleffort to transcend human nature and essence. Caimi's artistic research is strongly influenced by her classical studies, in particular by Plotino's Neoplatonic philosophical theories...

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Blaxploitalian | 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema
Blaxploitalian | 100 Years of Blackness in Italian CinemaTuesday, February 20, 2018

"Blaxploitalian 100 Years of Blackness" is a diasporic, hybrid, critical documentary that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: African-American and African descent actors in Italian cinema. Blaxploitalian cleverly discloses the personal struggles classic Afro-Italian and African...

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New Italian Migrations to the United States
New Italian Migrations to the United States Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Authors Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra present New Italian Migrations to the United States, a two-volume collection that explores Italian immigration to the United States from 1945 to the present day. The books offer a radical rethinking of the history of Italian Americans by focusing on immigration to the United...

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