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No one celebrates the seasons like Italians – trust us. Welcome in the Fall season with our first-ever Wine Harvest Festa. On October 13 from 3-6 p.m., embark on a tasting journey through Italian wine harvest traditions. Explore the entire marketplace with your all-access bracelet and taste wines from five different stations as you chat with our pr...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will begin its 12th annual FeStivale Wednesday. The title of the 12-day festival is a play on words, said artistic director Antonio Iannotta. “Stivale” means boot in his native tongue, he explained, and refers to the well-known shape of Italy. From an unusual documentary about the legendary painter Caravaggio to...

Italian gelateria Dri Dri debuted its vegan Italian-style gelato in the United States this month with a mobile gelato truck at Los Angeles’ Huntington Library. Custom designed in Italy, Dri Dri’s authentic retro truck serves gelato made from a blend of rice and almond milks in flavors such as Almond, Espresso Coffee, Cookie Dough, Pistachio, Coconu...

In celebration of La Settimana della Cucina Italiana, or Week of Italian Cuisine, Fondazione Italia, the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, and Saor Project™ are coming together to offer an Italian Cooking Workshop for kids ages 5-12. The workshop will be kicked off with the screening of a short animated film, “Fiabe di Riso.” First screened a...

Italian Heritage Celebration by Orange County American Italian Renaissance Foundation at Bowers Museum: October 7, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. In conjunction with the Italian Heritage Month Celebration, the Orange County American Italian Renaissance Foundation will honor Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Eileen DeSantis. For over 45 years, they have devoted the...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT. Jefferson and Powell Streets, in Fisherman’s Wharf. Come and meet Pugliesi in California, a wonderful southern italian community that is bringing the culture and traditions of Puglia in the Bay Area. We will participate to the Italian Heritage Parade with a beautiful float representing Puglia for t...

Sono ormai 150 anni che l’italian Heritage Parade colora, con cadenza annuale, le strade di San Francisco e l’edizione di quest’anno  sarà arricchita dalla partecipazione di una delegazione pugliese grazie all’instancabile opera del “Gruppo Pugliesi in California” e all’energia inesauribile della Presidente, Alessandra Chimienti. La parata dell’ere...

Born and raised in a little medieval town between Rome and Tuscany, I was lucky enough to do a coast-to-coast trip across the States with my family at the tender age of nine. I felt like in wonderland, lost in the beauty and charm of the skyscrapers of Manhattan, the Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and the Walk of Fame. Since I saw those horizons,...

When: Friday, October 12, 2018 From 8:00 pm To 10:00 pm - Where: Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles - Organized by : Hitweek, In collaboration with: IIC Los Angeles The annual Italian music Festival Hit Week returns to Los Angeles showcasing composer and pianist Roberto Cacciapaglia.  Roberto Cacciapaglia was born in Milan. He graduated in compositio...

On Monday 17th, MEET Italy hosted a brainstorming session with iconic Italian journalist Federico Rampini. The roundtable included a focus group of MEET Italy entrepreneurs and professionals from different fields alongside Mr. Rampini and IIC Director, Valeria Rumori.  The MEET Italy delegation included Davide Accomazzo, CIO of Thalassa Capital and...

This harvest season, if you’d like to explore the “imaginary” Italy of the North Bay, we’ve got your passport and itinerary ready. We asked some of our favorite Italian-inspired chefs, farmers and winemakers to chime in on the question: How do you live like an Italian in Wine Country? Cue the soundtrack of “Il Postino.” Growing your own Costata Rom...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...