Thursday August 16, 18:30 to 20:30 PDT. Istituto Italiano Cultura SF - 601 Van Ness Ave, Ste F, San Francisco 94102. Buy tickets here (Free admission). A taste of Italian comedy right here in San Francisco--in Italian! Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in Italian culture or enjoy state of the art stand-up, this is the event for you! Antone...

There will be an important development in the Italian educational system in the world for the 2018/2019 school year: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) have recognised  “La Scuola International School” in San Francisco the status of equivalence  at preschool an...

Art and food, food and art: when thinking of Italian food, the liaison with art comes almost natural. That’s why some artists, photographers and chefs came together for a project that showcases how food and art can be combined to give readers an experience that goes beyond the plate and the painting. L’Arte in Cucina (art in the kitchen) is a book...

September 22 10AM to September 23 Midnight PDT. Castro Theatre - 429 Castro St. San Francisco, CA. 94114. San Francisco pays an overdue homage to a great star 60 years after the making of “La Dolce Vita”, featuring the works of four directors for one actor in one day. Join us for CIAO, MARCELLO! AN HOMAGE TO MARCELLO MASTROIANNI. Presented in colla...

San Francisco – Highway 12 Winery has generously donated wine for the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade Grand Ball on October 6, 2018. The winery bears the name of the legendary road which is home to dozens of world-renowned vineyards and wineries in the Carneros District of California. For more information about their wines, please see their w...

A comedic, poetic and magical show: a triumph of masks that revisits the themes of Commedia dell’Arte with a modern and ironic twist is on its way to San Francisco. Two actors give life to the stylized and surreal characters of Italian theater tradition combining acting, music and puppets. The leather masks, made specifically for this show by maste...

Until 1909, everyone’s favorite diagonal thoroughfare was known as Montgomery Avenue, creating a de facto intersection of “Montgomery and Montgomery” at the site that would go on to become the Transamerica Pyramid six decades later. That year, the city of San Francisco, in post-earthquake recovery and consolidation mode and with more than 400,000 r...

After his last appearance four years ago, Maestro Riccardo Frizza is returning to the Bay Area for his fourth collaboration with the San Francisco Opera. This season he will be conducting Donizetti's iconic Roberto Devereux, from September 8th to the 27th, 2018. His previous productions include Lucrezia Borgia in 2011, I Capuleti e i Montecchi in 2...

It is common to think of musical instruments as immutable. In reality, musical instruments are constantly evolving and improving. The mandolin in particular has undergone a surprising evolution, which, from its baroque beginnings to its modern form, has seen changes in aspects such as its shape, wood type, ropes, and plectrums. From the flat top an...

Una serata speciale lungo il viale dei ricordi, un viaggio tra gli spezzoni di film di famiglia, una piacevole nostalgia da condividere insieme. Per riviere le emozioni del passato e scoprire come preservare questi tesori in pellicola l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospiterà martedì prossimo, 17 luglio, “Home movies!”. Appuntamento...