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Ferrari’s North American Challenge Series opens the 2018 racing season at the newly titled WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend. Once again, the red stallions of Italy will showcase their power on the 2.238-mile circuit, touching speeds of 180 mph. The competitors may not experience the challenge of racing Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettle or Kimi...

The Italianità: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity exhibition will be opening Sunday May 5th at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA). The exhibit will focus on the Italian diaspora, which is the dispersion of people to a new country. In the arts, the term gains a deeper meaning as it refers to artists who have migrated from one...

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Museo Italo Americano - Free Admission | RSVP Required Filmed in the marvelous landscape of the Langhe hills, Barolo Boys - The Story of a Revolution traces the short but int...

Si è tenuta presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco la seconda riunione degli insegnanti d'italiano della Bay Area. All’incontro, che si è svolto sotto il patrocinio del console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, hanno partecipato circa 60 insegnanti provenienti dalla zona.  Anna Zeppieri, responsabile dell'Ufficio Scolastico presso...

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 At 6:30 pm - Where: IIC Los Angeles -  Organized by : IIC, Sky TV - Entrance : Free West Coast Premiere of the documentary about the life, works and struggles of Michelangelo Merisi from Caravaggio, whose existence, no less than his art, was characterized by lights and shadows, genius and intemperance. Introduction by...

The third annual Carnevale Fantastico at Blue Rock Springs Park in Vallejo was supposed to be this weekend. But it’s not. Presumably because of a problem not presented to Italians in the fine renaissance period circa 1500 — parking — the show won’t go on. At least this year, according to co-promoter Dalia Vidor. Vidor and Molly Drew decided to canc...

Thu, May 17, 2018. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT. Enoteca La Storia Downtown - 320 West Saint John Street - San Jose, CA 95110. Come and mingle with our celebrity bartenders and the rest of the community and you can help to raise the funds needed to build the Little Italy San Jose Museum and Cultural Center. Your ticket includes remarkable wines provided b...

Amaro Montenegro, Italy's most popular and iconic amaro brand with more than 130 years of history and heritage, was recognized for its superior quality and taste at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, one of the most influential spirits competitions in the world.  Amaro Montenegro received three of the highest honors: the coveted Best...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 6:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza). Organized by : Leonardo da Vinci Society. Admission: $15 for Leonardo Da Vinci members | $25 general. Buy Tickets Now or bring a check at the event. Join us for an enchanting evening with Kayleen Asbo and Theresa Nelson, and be immersed in the luxury...

For a brief moment of time, largely during the 1960s, Italian spaghetti westerns shot across the international cinematic sky, making luminaries of directors like Sergio Leone and jump-starting Clint Eastwood's feature career. One of the most celebrated of these films was Sergio Corbucci's 1968 "The Great Silence," an epic with an eclectic cast —...

Sunday, May 20, at 4pm. San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton st., San Francisco. Following the great success of last year’s show, the Leonardo Da Vinci Society presents the second edition of The Italian Fashion Show, in collaboration with the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, Madonna del Lume and with the support of Le Donne d’Ita...

The Sacramento State men's basketball program has signed San Diego City College forward Ethan Esposito, who is the Hornets' third signee for the 2018-19 season. He will enroll as a sophomore at the University this summer.  Esposito joins Clark High School guard/forward James Bridges, and Damien High School guard Elijah McCullough as the three Horne...