Tag: Italy

Portraits in Song: Bridging Italy to Brazil and Beyond

Targo Tenco award-winning jazz duo, eMPathia, combines the musical flavors of Italy, Brazil and New York in one act. Vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi has collaborated with Brazilian artists for many years, and guitarist Paul Ricci has played with the likes of...

/ February 9, 2016

“The Guardian of Mercy”

Terence Ward presents his new book, The Guardian of Mercy: How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today.” In a book that blends history, biography, memoir and journalism, Ward tells the twin stories of Caravaggio and the...

/ February 8, 2016

Visualizing Love in the Renaissance

A lecture by Dr. Sonia Evers, a board member of Save Venice, on art, romance and marriage in the Renaissance. From Casa Italiana: Many of the most famous Renaissance works of art were made to celebrate marriage and family. However,...

/ February 4, 2016

Job, Primo Levi and The Search for Roots

Manuela Consonni, professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, reads from Primo Levi’s 1981 book, The Search for Roots in which Levi reflects on the biblical story of Job.

/ February 2, 2016