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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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Oro Nero | Black Gold
Oro Nero | Black GoldThursday, February 22, 2018

Join Todd Spanier, the King of Mushrooms, for a fantastic presentation on truffles, one of the most exotic and esteemed delicacies on earth! Todd will tell us the history of truffle hunting in Europe and its current developments in the rest of the world, with a focus on California, where he's been truffle & mushroom hun...

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Festival Verdi | Teatro Regio di Parma
Festival Verdi | Teatro Regio di ParmaTuesday, February 27, 2018

Festival Verdi is the first international festival dedicated exclusively to the study and production of the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, the most represented opera composer and celebrated ambassador of the Italian culture. The festival takes place every year around October 10th, Verdi's birthday, in Parma and Busseto, the...

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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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