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Thursday August 16, 18:30 to 20:30 PDT. Istituto Italiano Cultura SF - 601 Van Ness Ave, Ste F, San Francisco 94102. Buy tickets here (Free admission). A taste of Italian comedy right here in San Francisco--in Italian! Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in Italian culture or enjoy state of the art stand-up, this is the event for you! Antone...

Summer is the perfect season to gather your friends and family together for an outdoor summer outing. With San Diego’s great weather, cool neighborhoods and many amazing eateries, discovering new summer events and things to do each weekend is easy to do. San Diego’s Little Italy is one neighborhood that hosts a variety of events throughout summerti...

In conjunction with the Rossini Opera Festival ROF (August 11-23), a yearly international music festival held in August in Pesaro, the birthplace of Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868), and on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the composer's death, the IIC will host three outdoor screenings of operas from the stages of the ROF. La scala di seta (The S...

September 22 10AM to September 23 Midnight PDT. Castro Theatre - 429 Castro St. San Francisco, CA. 94114. San Francisco pays an overdue homage to a great star 60 years after the making of “La Dolce Vita”, featuring the works of four directors for one actor in one day. Join us for CIAO, MARCELLO! AN HOMAGE TO MARCELLO MASTROIANNI. Presented in colla...

ZJU Theatre Group and Aliens With Extraordinary Abilities proudly present an authentic, all-Italian cast as they bring-to-life their outlandish and dark adaptation of the classic "Pinocchio" story.  While mourning Geppetto The Woodcarver at his funeral reception, we discover that every bizarre character from Collodi's world-renown fairy tale is pre...

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...

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...

On May 31, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) unveiled the newest addition — the iconic Captain America shield — to its permanent exhibition, Italians in Hollywood. The latest piece showcases the achievements of record-smashing directors Joe and Anthony Russo, best known for Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain America: Civil War. Bo...

Released this year at the box office in Italy as “Puoi Baciare lo Sposo”, the Off-Broadway Smash Hit written by Anthony Wilkinson has just seen a complete sold out run in Los Angeles at the Actors Company. Directed by Francesco Piotti and Gianfranco Terrin, it was brought to Los Angeles by Italia Spettacolo and italian producer Fausto Petronzio in...

On the occasion of Italy's National Day and Mayor Marco Bucci of Genoa's visit of San Francisco, The Consulate General of Italy and The Italian Cultural Institute pay homage to the city of Genoa with a beautiful double concert. We will listen to musics of Paganini, Rossini, Carulli, Bellini, Schubert, Verdi and Beethoven, performed by duo Andrea Ca...

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...

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 —...