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The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent K Giorgio Tavecchio, the club announced Wednesday. Tavecchio has spent time with the Raiders in the each of the last three training camps, including the 2015 and 2016 offseason program, and has connected on a combined 6-of-7 field goal attempts in preseason action for the Silver and Black. The 5-foot-10, 1...

Five years ago, Carlsbad surfer and artist Chris Del Moro decided that in order to better move forward in his life, he needed to go back. With Santa Barbara surf filmmaker Jason Baffa, Del Moro returned to his native Italy to walk the streets of his childhood, visit his grandparents’ abandoned apartment, break bread with friends new and old and cat...

What does sexual violence look like when it becomes a war strategy? Please join us for a program about an historic incident that occurred in Italy during World War II and new Berkeley initiative that combats impunity for similar crimes today. The Italian incident found its way into a major Italian novel, an Oscar-winning Italian film, a critically...

We inhabit a culture in which cinematic output is monopolized by Hollywood. The sad thing is, most of the world is similarly swamped by Tinseltown trash. These huge-budget, bloated-star juggernauts based on comic-book heroes so dominate the world's screens there's hardly any room left for art. Here in San Francisco, a defiant outpost of dissident f...

On Tuesday, April 25th 2016 the 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Italian Spotlight, an evening celebration of Italian cinema and culture. The event will feature the West Coast premiere of the highly acclaimed film Ears (Orecchie), followed by a festive post-screening gala. A man (Daniele Parisi) wakes up one morning with an...

Lovers of Italian opera and Dean Martin alike, prick up thy ears. The New York classical threesome O Sole Trio comes to the campus of CSU Monterey on Saturday for a show titled “From Pavarotti to Pop: How Italy and Italian-Americans influenced American Popular Music.” O Sole Trio consists of two vocalists and an instrumentalist – soprano Erin Shiel...

Loosely translated from Italian to mean “big ride,” the GranFondo making its way through Little Italy this weekend is open to anyone, whether an experienced cyclist or someone new to a ride like this who wants to see whether they can do it. The mass-start, timed ride has four route options, including King and Queen of the Mountain competitions, and...

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles and Chicago for spring 2017. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmothe...

Global studies major Lorenzo Marchetti is a man of many hats here on campus, serving as president of 2020 A Year Without War, co-president of the honors program, co-commissioner of marketing on the Student Senate and Italian Club president. Most of all, he is Italian. “Let’s promote what I am [100 percent Italian],” Marchetti said. “Let’s promote t...

Alongside "Los Angeles Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest", a meeting was held at the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles between the Consul General Antonio Verde and the filmmakers who showcased their films to the American public. The event, now reaching its twelfth edition, is one of the most important Italian cinematographic engagements held abroad a...

Agenzia Ice e AESVI (l’Associazione di categoria che rappresenta l’industria dei videogiochi in Italia) hanno organizzato la partecipazione collettiva italiana alla Game Developers Conference (GDC), in programma dal 27 febbraio al 3 marzo prossimi presso il Moscone Convention Center di San Francisco, in California. La GDC rappresenta il più grande...

Representing the variety and beauty of Italian music in different ages and in different fields was the goal of "Music and culture: an Italian Perspective" held at the Musco Center for the Art at Chapman University of Orange.  It is a cultural journey through Italian music that covers Medieval Times, the Renaissance, up until our times.  Dr. Federic...