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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 —...

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...

Michelangelo Antonioni once summed up his filmmaking philosophy in one sentence: “I’m looking for traces of feeling in men.” In women, too. From Gabriele Ferzetti and Monica Vitti searching for their missing friend (and their own souls) along the Mediterranean in “L’Avventura” to David Hemmings’ photographer who might have uncovered a murder within...

When: Sunday 04/29/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd., Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123 - Info: Museo Members $10 | non-members $ 15 - RSVP below or to (415) 673-2200 or info@sfmuseo.org PizziCali, a Bay Area Italian folk band, consisting of Mario Di Dio – guitar and vocals, Viola Pelleg...

Tiburon International Film Festival proudly is holding a tribute in honor of the great Italian poet, and filmmaker, Pier Paolo Pasolini, one of the most talented, controversial, intelligent, and daring filmmakers of his generation. We salute Pasolini and pay our homage with a new documentary titled The Isle of Medea, directed by fellow Italian film...

The Museo Italo Americano and the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club as well as the San Diego Little Italy’s Amici House and Convivio are proud to co-present exciting nights in San Francisco (April 26) and San Diego (April 28) celebrating “Baseball Italian Style”. Special guests include renowned author Lawrence Baldassaro (Beyond DiMaggio: Italian...

When: Thursday, April 26, 6–8 p.m. - Where: S.F. Italian Athletic Club (1630 Stockton St.) Museo Italo Americano and San Francisco Italian Athletic Club proudly co-present a celebration of Italian Americans in baseball. Special guests include author Lawrence Baldassaro, who will present his new book, Beyond DiMaggio: Baseball Italian Style,and film...

Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari said Tuesday he “hopes” to be back on the court by the end of the month. He hasn’t played since he was injured during the Clippers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 22 and didn’t join the team for the start of its four-game trip Tuesday at Minnesota. “The hand is better,” Gallinari told a reporter for Sky...