Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Register here In his presentation, starting from the Italian Design heritage, Leandro Agrò will lead to an open discussion about the artifacts we would like to bring to our future. An awarded IxD/UX Director,...

For 83 years, October in San Francisco’s North Beach has begun with a festival celebrating the Blessed Mother. The Madonna del Lume festival, celebrating Mary’s protection of fishermen, was brought from Sicily to San Francisco and instituted in 1935. The festival first started in Porticello, Sicily, after some fishermen credited Our Lady for guidin...

San Francisco has attracted world class talent, artists from every genre, for many decades and the month of September 2018 was no exception. The city by the bay had the distinct pleasure of welcoming internationally acclaimed conductor, Maestro Riccardo Frizza.   The Maestro made his fourth appearance, a collaboration with the San Francisco Opera,...

Innovation Days 2018 takes place on October 12th in San Francisco, right on the aftermath of ITA's participation to LAUNCH Scale 2018, where Italian startups are offered valuable opportunities to engage with leading American counterparts and present their innovative ideas. The event is organized by the Italian Trade Agency via its Los Angeles offic...

Sunday, for the 150th time, a Queen Isabella and her court will march through the streets of the city’s Little Italy section, North Beach, for an Italian Heritage and Pride parade. There’s a lot to be prideful about. North Beach is the oldest section of the city, with the largest concentration of authentic Italian restaurants, including old-time in...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT. Jefferson and Powell Streets, in Fisherman’s Wharf. Come and meet Pugliesi in California, a wonderful southern italian community that is bringing the culture and traditions of Puglia in the Bay Area. We will participate to the Italian Heritage Parade with a beautiful float representing Puglia for t...

Sono ormai 150 anni che l’italian Heritage Parade colora, con cadenza annuale, le strade di San Francisco e l’edizione di quest’anno  sarà arricchita dalla partecipazione di una delegazione pugliese grazie all’instancabile opera del “Gruppo Pugliesi in California” e all’energia inesauribile della Presidente, Alessandra Chimienti. La parata dell’ere...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...

GENIUS LOCI is an artistic project created by artists Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, who work under the pseudonym TTOZOI. The concept stems from the idea of creating works of art in situ at select historical sites, using the original technique of the natural proliferation of molds on jute, with pictorial intervention by the artists.  GENIUS L...

On Saturday, September 15, the Festa Coloniale Italiana was held in Washington Square Park. This free family event celebrates North Beach's Italian culture and heritage, including this year's honoring of the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The event featured food, Italian wine, live music, the Ricco Italian Dancers, an...