Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

When: Sunday 06/24/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where:  Museo Italo Americano,  Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization found...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm. Museo Italo Americano, 2 Marina Blvd, Building C. Opening Reception with Artist Angela Sepe Novara. Free Admission | RSVP. Piedmontese artist Angela Sepe Novara was born and raised in the province of Torino. Graduating from Fine Arts High School, she went on to take classes in nude art at Albertina Academy in T...

Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization founded in 1986 to oppose the opening of a MacDonald’s near the Spanish Steps in Rome, which has grown into a global movement t...

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...

Museo Italo Americano - 2 Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco, CA - Sunday 04/22/2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Stefania Belli of La Lingua La Vita, Italian Language and Cultural School in Todi (Umbria), which has been running since 1988, will present a lecture on “ITALIA: dove il cibo è un’arte! Throughout the history of Italy, from ancient Rome to...

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...

Saturday afternoon (April 7th), the statue of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca was translated from the Italian American Museum (155 Mulberry St.) to the Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood (113 Baxter St.) in Little Italy, New York. After ten years, the museum is closing for renovations and the statue, which once belonged to the defunct San...

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...

Imagine 600,000 Italians in America, good honest hardworking people. Imagine them all of a sudden branded as enemy aliens, discriminated, questioned, moved to internment camps. Imagine that they are prohibited to work, to live in their own homes, to travel more than 5 miles. Imagine them forced to prove their innocence, for a charge they don't even...