A hot and humid rain didn't stop many Delawareans from attending the 14th annual Vendemmia da Vinici Wine and Food Festival Sunday that aims to promote Italian heritage. “[It is all about the] Italian culture,” said Chris Cassar, who was attending Vendemmia for the first time. “It is [also a] great  time to come with friends."   The event in Bellev...

The Wagner College DaVinci Society observed Italian Heritage Month at its 14th annual Scholarship Dinner Wednesday evening in Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn, where nearly 300 guests gathered in support. The affair that showcases Italian culture was chaired by Eleanor Conforti, a former chairwoman of Community School Board 31 and a Stat...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and D.I.V.E., cordially invites members and guests to celebrate the International Women's Day (Festa della Donna). Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 6:30-8:30. Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 601 Van Ness Avenue - San Francisco. Register at www.davincisanfrancisco.com Fre...

When: Friday February 24, at 6:30pm Where: Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco  94133 The Leonardo da Vinci Society, The Italian Cultural Institute, The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club with the support of the Italian Consulate General Cordially invite you to Carnevale 2017: Masquerade, Dinner and Dance. Enjoy a family evening...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially invites its members and guests to a Holiday Concert and Party PROGRAM: HOMAGE TO ITALY - FRANZ LISZT (from "Deuxième Année de Pèlerinage: Italie"): - Sposalizio– Il Pensieroso– Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa– Tre Sonetti del Petrarca:– Sonetto 47: "Benedetto sia il giorno"– Sonetto104: "Pace non...

The DaVinci Society of Delaware is pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Vendemmia Da Vinci Wine & Food Festival will be held Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm on the grounds of the Bellevue State Park just off I95 in Northern Delaware.    Vendemmia Da Vinci is one of the premier Italian American Wine & Food festivals...

SAN FRANCISCO - L'associazione culturale Leonardo da Vinci ha presentato una conferenza su uno dei più grandi patrimoni culturali d'Italia, l'antica Pompei, dal titolo "If these Walls could speak: Pompeian Wall Painting". L'evento, che ha registrato una grande affluenza di pubblico data la notorietà di questa storica associazione di San Francisco,...

Albert Russell Ascoli, Terrill Dis-tinguished Professor, teaches in the Department of Italian Studies, UC Berkeley. His principal field of research and teaching is Medieval and Early Modern Italian culture from the 13th to the 16th centuries.   He is the author of Dante and the Making of a Modern Author (Cambridge University Press, 2008).&nb...

In the early 19th Century, Italy was essentially a "geographical expression," a patchwork of principalities spread across islands and peninsulas, dominated by foreign powers. By century's end it had united as the independent Kingdom of Italy, its people citizens of a modern nation with an emerging common culture and language. The great Giuseppe Ver...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially Invites its Members to an Evening in Honor of The Consul General of Italy Mauro Battocchi   Italy 2013 – A Snapshot of a European Country in Transition Followed by a Reception - Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm   Museo Italo-Americano - Fort Mason Center, Building C, San Franc...