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Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 3 pm - 4:30 pm. Harold M. Williams Auditorium - 1200 Getty Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Free | Advance ticket required/Get tickets here. The impact of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci on art and research at the Getty extends well beyond the two sheets of drawings in the Museum’s collection. This program, marking the...

It is with great pleasure that the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Santa Barbara invites you to a Welcoming Pranzo (Luncheon) for the Honorable SILVIA CHIAVE, our new Consul General of Italy. Dr. Chiave has been recently appointed to the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles and she wishes to meet with the Italians, the Italian-Americans and the...

Recently, I was invited to attend Friendly Valley’s Veterans Club by Commander Chuck Morris to speak about my service in Vietnam and to discuss my role as Director of Veterans Affairs for KHTS Hometown Station. At that meeting, my friend Chuck introduced me to Mario and soon after he and I reviewed his honorable U.S. Army service during World War I...

The Spring edition of Cinema Italia San Francisco is just few weeks away. The program of April 2019 will celebrate and honor Ugo Tognazzi, the Italian movie, TV, and theatre actor, as well as director and screenwriter.   Born in Cremona, he worked as a bookkeeper for a salami factory as a teenager, and later started to perform in local amateur thea...

Sunday April 28, 2019, 2 pm. – Italian Cultural Center (ICC), 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. $5 for Members, $7 for Non-members, Reservation deadline, April 23. Dr. Douglas KenningExplore the great wave of Italians and Eastern European Jews at the turn of the 20th century (the Ellis Island generation) and the Hispanic-Asian immigration...

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (on May 2nd, 1519 in Amboise, France), the Getty Museum is placing on view the two rare drawings by the master from its collection. Incorporating draft studies for paintings, sculpture, machinery, and human physiognomy, along with his characteristic “mirror-writing,” the two sheets p...

The month of March has brought us Spring, and the 100th birthday of a legend, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, celebrated poet and San Francisco’s first Poet Laureate. He is also a painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers located in San Francisco’s North Beach district.  On the occasion of this historic month, L’It...

This year's appointment with classic Italian cinema at the legendary Castro Theatre will pay a tribute to Italian icon Ugo Tognazzi. As an actor, director and screenwriter, Tognazzi performed in over 150 films in the Golden Age of Italian Cinema. Together with Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Alberto Sordi and Nino Manfredi, Ugo Tognazzi inv...

Nei giorni scorsi, nove artisti contemporanei italiani del mondo della pittura, della scultura, delle installazioni e della fotografia hanno esposto le loro opere, presso la Galleria Arena 1 - Santa Monica Art Studios in Santa Monica. Le opere provengono dal Museo di Apulia MAAAC (MUSEO DI ARTE ANTICA CONTEMPORANEA) di Cisternino diretto da Mimmo T...

The year 2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Primo Levi, a writer and chemist who, like no one else before him, was able to represent the Shoah and its echoes in literature. Levi’s precision and linguistic clarity make him one of the most significant Italian writers of the last century. Professor Marco Belpoliti, a leading expert on Pr...

A Lecture by Fritjof Capra Leonardo da Vinci, the great master painter and genius of the Renaissance, has been the subject of hundreds of scholarly and popular books. However, there are surprisingly few books about Leonardo's science. Moreover, most authors who have discussed his scientific work have looked at it through Newtonian lenses, which has...

Maurizio shared with our members multiple data sets about the state of global health and how a mix of technology and behavioral changes can truly improve the state of play. The work and research that is being carried forward by the Global Good Fund, Intellectual Ventures and the Gates Foundation is truly outstanding. If the Gates Foundation and its...