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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join us for an evening of fun as we take a trip down memory lane while watching the intimate yet universal footage that comprise home movies! This event is a collaborative effort be...

Si definisce una donna del Rinascimento, dalle mille risorse e dal talento naturale che lei declina in molteplici forme di arte: dalla danza, passione iniziata a quattro anni, fino al canto, la scrittura, la sceneggiatura, la produzione musicale. Romina Arena, siciliana di Palermo, ha avuto una vita difficile ma piena di grandi soddisfazioni. Aveva...

Join us for an engaging presentation by Roberto Taroni and Annamaria Martena, currently Artists in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito. On the occasion of their visit, SF Cinematheque and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will host a retrospective of their films on Friday, July 6, at the YBCA auditorium. The artist duo will gi...

When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 At 8:00 pm - Where: Greek Theatre - Organized by : Live Nation & Nederlander Concerts - Entrance : With fee. Info and tickets: https://bit.ly/2trqTl7   After 2016 sold-out world tour, Laura Pausini announces her return live starting from July 2018, with two concerts on July 21st and 22nd in her beloved country, Italy,...

Ready for all your gelato dreams to come true? On Saturday, July 14, we're hosting our first-ever Gelato Festa. Come join this sweet event to discover our variety of creamy artisanal Italian gelato and all the ways you can pair it.  From 2-5 p.m., explore our marketplace which will feature stations spread across the entire store offering frozen fav...

A section of San Pedro was dubbed Historic Little Italy on Wednesday, June 27, by the Los Angeles City Council. Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is of Italian descent and represents the San Pedro area, introduced the motion calling for the designation, which will include the installation of street signs at key intersections. The motion says that the hi...

Proportion, harmony, mythological subject-matter – all well-known and indisputable effects of classical recovery on Renaissance artistic expression. But James  G. Turner (James D. Hart Chair in English at UC Berkeley) in Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality, and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy underscores an easily neglected side of art and court culture d...

What? Another Santa Monica corner taken up by an Italian restaurant? When Elon Musk finally gets to Mars no doubt he will find an Italian restaurant on the nearest corner and a Starbucks nearby. But wait! This one is a step ahead of the others, run by a real Italian restauranteur, and with a superior menu to most of the others. You’ll have no troub...

Paula Calvanico’s Italian eatery is a family affair. After two months in business in the Highland Village Center, home of Albertsons, she says everything is bellíssimo. “It’s been a wonderful experience,” she told the Highland Community News last week.  The Highland Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30,...

Vocalist, Gerald Colucci will sing live with Joel Baker on piano, some of the many songs made famous by Italian Singers past and present and from genres including, Popular Standards, Broadway, Great American Songbook and Opera. Gerald Colucci personifies the passion of the great Italian singers. He toured with Frankie Randall's "That's Italian", wi...

The individualism of our society, favored by modern social networks and technological devices, and by the every-day stress of a life made of noises, commotion and distractions, prevents people from interrelating and communicating with each other, and from experiencing the positive energy concealed in each of us. This is the main message of Giovanni...

The fundraising dinner for the 150th San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade will occur Friday, September 7, 2018, at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St. Join us starting at 6:00 PM in North Beach for an opportunity to support this 150-year tradition. Queen Isabella and her court for the 2018 parade will be in attendance along...