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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...

From March 19 - 23, LMU School of Film and Television (SFTV) will present their fifth annual Il Cinema Ritrovato On Tour film festival on campus with screenings in Mayer Theater. The satellite festival is an offshoot of the original Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival that takes place in Bologna, Italy. It is being brought to LMU in conjunction with...

When it comes to the evangelization of California, Father Junípero Serra certainly gets his fair share of attention for founding nine Spanish missions across California in the 1700s, winning over Native American converts, and leaving a legacy of faith that’s lasted more than two centuries. Thus it came as no surprise that Pope Francis granted the F...

The Little Italy Association will be partnering with other Italian cultural groups, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center, to celebrate Italian heritage through the sport of baseball in San Diego this spring. On Thursday, May 31, the organizations will come together to celebrate America’s favorite pastime — baseball — at the San Diego Padres “It...

Danilo Gallinari—all 6-10 of him—is sitting on a small couch in a makeshift green room at the Nordstrom Century City in Los Angeles. It is All-Star Weekend, and the veteran is making an appearance on behalf of Tissot. Teammates describe Gallo as laid-back and unbothered, and that’s exactly how he looks today. The Clippers forward is lounging comfor...

The Italian filmmaker will be honored at the annual fest which takes place the week before the Academy Awards. The 13th Annual L.A. Italia Film Fest is returning to Hollywood. This year's event will pay tribute to Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino and the film's producer Marco Morabito on March 2. The film will compete for four Academy...

WHEN: Friday, February 23 at 8PM - WHERE: The Federal NoHo, 5303 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 WHAT: “The Meatballs Of Comedy” plans on bringing laughter from the Italian-American perspective to the world through live performance, television and movies.  "The Meatballs Of Comedy" show is like an Italian Sunday Dinner at Mamma’s when a...

Coolwater Ranch, located in Ahwahnee, is happy to bring back, with the kind help of The Redwoods, the inimitable Beppe Gambetta, world renowned flat/cross picker, singer and entertainer. From Genoa Italy, Gambetta tours North America three times per year, taking part in prestigious festivals such as Merlefest, Walnut Valley Music Festival in Winfie...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | 18:30. Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco (CA). Free admission | RSVP. The Verdi Festival is the first international festival dedicated exclusively to the study and production of the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, the most represented composer and celebrated ambassador of the I...