"All Roads Lead to Rome," an extensive exhibit at San Francisco Airport's International Terminal, lifted off on Saturday, March 11, with a big, Italian styled opening. The Italian Consul General, Lorenzo Ortona, talked of the connections between Rome and San Francisco, while Piraneseum partner, Lucia Howard gave an introduction to the show. With pr...

Award-winning chef and bestselling author Carol Field died of a stroke at her San Francisco home on Friday, less than three weeks after losing her husband of 56 years. She was 76. Known for introducing regional Italian breads such as ciabatta and focaccia to a wider American audience, Field turned her passion for Italy into a wide-ranging celebrati...

It all started in Le Marche region, but the echo produced by The Hive program can now be heard also in California. The Hive Incubator and Accelerator was born in Ancona in 2014 with the support of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, focusing on the territory of Le Marche Region. The organization has put together two visionary entrepreneur...

The San Francisco Bay Area has been fortunate to host several events highlighting the notable work of Italy’s prestigious publishing house, Tallone Fine Print Books. January 31 through February 11, 2017, San Francisco State University’s Frank V. de Bellis Collection, in collaboration with the San Francisco Italian Consulate General and the Italian...

Il Liceo di Sain Francis High School di Sacramento, in California, con le alunne del quarto anno d'italiano, è stato ricevuto al Consolato Italiano di San Francisco. A fare gli onori di casa è stato il console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, coadiuvato dal vice console Luigi Biondi e dalla responsabile delle scuole nel distretto consolare Paola...

Renzo Piano is set to add a 36-story tower in san francisco to his north american portfolio. the ground-up development will be located in the city’s transbay neighborhood, an area undergoing major regeneration, which will also host foster + partners’ new oceanwide center. Plans for the mixed-use building include 69 residential units, a 255-room lux...

March 8 & April 19 - To Italy - With Love, California. A series of three dinners organized by La Dolce Vigna for Poesia Osteria which feature California and Italian wines of the same variety side by side, paired with regional Italian cuisine with a West Coast twist. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 and Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Poesia Osteria --  4072 18t...

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...

Considering my obvious Italian surnames, it may come as a surprise to some people that I support the San Francisco Board of Education’s recent decision to remove Columbus Day from its October academic calendar. The day will now be designated simply as Indigenous People’s Day. Both names had apparently been on the academic calendar for some time. Ma...

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:30 pm - Where:Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco Organized by : Maria Signorile - In collaboration with : Consolato generale d'Italia - Entrance : With fee Reserve your tickets here, or contact Maria at epensoateitaly@gmail.com With the support of the Consulate General of Italy and the Itali...