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Zerocalcare, Enrico Marini ed Efa: sono loro i tre fumettisti europei – i primi due italiani, il terzo spagnolo – che terranno alta la bandiera del fumetto europeo al “Comic con” di San Diego, inaugurato ieri. Coordinati da “Europe Comics”, i tre artisti presenteranno l’edizione americana dei loro ultimi lavori: “Batman: The Dark Prince Charming” d...

San Francisco – Highway 12 Winery has generously donated wine for the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade Grand Ball on October 6, 2018. The winery bears the name of the legendary road which is home to dozens of world-renowned vineyards and wineries in the Carneros District of California. For more information about their wines, please see their w...

A comedic, poetic and magical show: a triumph of masks that revisits the themes of Commedia dell’Arte with a modern and ironic twist is on its way to San Francisco. Two actors give life to the stylized and surreal characters of Italian theater tradition combining acting, music and puppets. The leather masks, made specifically for this show by maste...

It was their passion for bike racing in Europe that brought them together and created a bond of friendship reminiscent of brothers. Both from Italy, David Arato and Sandro Lattenero left their home country 15 years ago and went their separate ways, David landing in Seattle and Sandro finding his place in Thailand. They have now reunited to create a...

I first met David Eastis 15 years ago when he presided over the Silicon Valley chapter of Slow Food, originally among the first five chapters the U.S. Eastis was the Shakespearean "mine host" of a gluttonous event at the upscale Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park, where 56 gastronomes of all shapes and sizes feasted at a snail's pace for over three hou...

Until 1909, everyone’s favorite diagonal thoroughfare was known as Montgomery Avenue, creating a de facto intersection of “Montgomery and Montgomery” at the site that would go on to become the Transamerica Pyramid six decades later. That year, the city of San Francisco, in post-earthquake recovery and consolidation mode and with more than 400,000 r...

Get into the spirit of Italy at Festa Italiana on Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds. This annual event is designed to bring the community together through the finest food, activities and entertainment of the Italian culture. As you stroll through the streets of Festa, you’ll be amazed by the beautiful creatio...

After his last appearance four years ago, Maestro Riccardo Frizza is returning to the Bay Area for his fourth collaboration with the San Francisco Opera. This season he will be conducting Donizetti's iconic Roberto Devereux, from September 8th to the 27th, 2018. His previous productions include Lucrezia Borgia in 2011, I Capuleti e i Montecchi in 2...

It is common to think of musical instruments as immutable. In reality, musical instruments are constantly evolving and improving. The mandolin in particular has undergone a surprising evolution, which, from its baroque beginnings to its modern form, has seen changes in aspects such as its shape, wood type, ropes, and plectrums. From the flat top an...

A 20-year-old Italian eatery is expanding beyond its Montrose location to a new development project in the Oak Forest/Garden Oaks area. Camerata in the Oaks will be a sister concept to Camerata at Paulie’s, according to a press release.  Paul Petronella, who also owns Paulie’s and is a partial owner of Okra Charity Saloon, is partnering with Chris...

Una parte del quartiere di San Pedro, a Los Angeles, è stata rinominata “Historic Little Italy”. La decisione è stata ratificata dal Los Angeles City Council il 27 giugno scorso. Ne dà notizia il Comites di Los Angeles, spiegando che la mozione è stata presentata da Joe Buscaino, italo-americano e rappresentante di San Pedro nel consiglio.  La mozi...

Una serata speciale lungo il viale dei ricordi, un viaggio tra gli spezzoni di film di famiglia, una piacevole nostalgia da condividere insieme. Per riviere le emozioni del passato e scoprire come preservare questi tesori in pellicola l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospiterà martedì prossimo, 17 luglio, “Home movies!”. Appuntamento...