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Dal 26 al 29 aprile sarà presente nella Città di Copertino una delegazione della città gemella americana ovvero Cupertino (California). Saranno presenti: Mr. Darcy Paul, Sindaco di Cupertino; Mr. Gilbert Wong, Membro del Cda del De Anza College di Cupertino e già sindaco della citta; Mr. Fabrizio Vitagliano, Mr. Fabrizio Vitagliano Imprenditore e m...

Cinema Italia keeps its Spring tradition alive with a five-film retrospective on Michelangelo Antonioni. The one-day program, co-curated by Luce Cinecittà and The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, is meant to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the passing of one of the most known Italian directors. The Castro Theatre will be, once again, the...

Most of us have heard of Casanova. The name is often used to describe a man who has many lovers or a man who is a promiscuous and unscrupulous lover. But who was he really? Where did he come from and what was this famously notorious person all about?  The answer can be found at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor Museum in their ongoing exhibit, Casano...

Museo Italo Americano - 2 Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco, CA - Sunday 04/22/2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Stefania Belli of La Lingua La Vita, Italian Language and Cultural School in Todi (Umbria), which has been running since 1988, will present a lecture on “ITALIA: dove il cibo è un’arte! Throughout the history of Italy, from ancient Rome to...

JoAnne Ruvoli, former fellow of the “Cultures in Transnational Perspectives” Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities at UCLA, passed away unexpectedly on March 15, 2018. Diagnosed in December with a severe strain of leukemia, JoAnne was completing a second round of chemo, reportedly feeling tired but hopeful about full recovery.  JoAnne Ruvol...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a collective exhibition “ITALIANITÀ: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity.” The exhibition features celebrated artists Joseph Stella, Ralph Fasanella, Italo Scanga, Leo Politi, Paolo Soleri, Luigia Martelloni, Cynthia Minet, and Robert Peluce, among others. In the arts, t...

Qualcuno ha mai sentito parlare di Amadeo Peter Giannini? Chi è a conoscenza del fatto che il fondatore della Bank of America era un italiano nato in California da genitori liguri? E chi potrebbe immaginare che la Bank of America era in origine la Bank of Italy? Un regista italiano arriva in California, cammina per le strade di San Francisco e, per...

Il “Sogno Americano”  lo abbiamo letto nei libri e visto nei film ma quanti di noi conoscono qualcuno che lo abbia vissuto realmente?  Abbiamo incontrato per i nostri lettori Alessandra Chimienti, giovane donna di origini salentine trapiantata in California che, in appena quattro anni negli Stati Uniti, ha rivoluzionato la propria vita iscrivendosi...

The third presentation of the Italian Perspective series took place in the Musco Center for the Arts, on Saturday, April 7, this year focusing on the intersection between cinema and culture. This celebratory symposium, exploring the complexity of Italy’s cultural and artistic import, brought together faculty, staff and students from Chapman Univers...

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 Tuesday to designate the second Monday in October as Italian American Heritage Day. The move came after a board vote in January to rename the former Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day drew protests from Italian Americans. Italian American community groups began collecting signatures to overturn th...

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 3:30pm-5:00pm - 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118. Free Admission | RSVP Required The Ancient Art Council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco invite audiences to participate in a exclusive event combining ancient art and contemporary poetry. As a d...

Gates just opened at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and for the next two weekends, droves of festival goers will flock to the small town of Indio, California to see their favorite bands, performers (Beyoncé, anyone?)—and a host of large-scale art installations by emerging artists, designers, and architects. One of the most antic...