Consulate General of Italy - Cultural Section
Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Vancouver
500 - 510 West Hastings St.
Vancouver BC V6B 1L8
Mon-Thu: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Closed on Good Friday, and Friday, April 25th; open on Easter Monday.
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Rome: Gods in Roman Daily Life (and Death)
In this concluding talk, Dr. Reid will look at the role of the gods in ordinary Roman daily life. There are the familiar Lares and Penates to discuss, but also the issue of the Romans’ close interactions with other deities, such as the ancient god Saturn, >>>
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Transculturalism and contemporary creative writing. Reflections of a global nomad
The Istituto and ARPICO are pleased to announce an evening with Dr. Arianna Dagnino, Italian author, independent journalist, literary translator and cultural analyst. Dagnino’s analysis and presentation of the emergence of a transcultural sensibility >>>
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Young Montalbano: The Third Secret
We continue our Detective Montalbano prequel series, directed by G. M. Tavarelli. In this episode, strange anonymous letters addressed to Montalbano keep arriving at the police station in connection with local workers' deaths. While the team attempts >>>
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Sicily: Myths and Legends
Sicily is the crossroad of thousand-year old myths, legends and traditions, both sacred and profane. The people of this fabulous island have transfigured into legend the very origins of their land, describing Sicily as a gift made by God himself to the >>>
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