Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 | 7:30pm. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA. Ifigenia in Aulide is an opera composed by Giovanni Porta in 1738 for the Carnival of Munich with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno. Despite the beauty of the music, Ifigenia in Aulide has not been played since its creation. The story of this opera is inspi...

After a nearly six-month overhaul, 28-year-old FiDi Italian eatery Palio D'Asti (640 Sacramento St.) will return as Palio, a more contemporary pan-Italian concept.  ANV Architects designed the refreshed restaurant, which originally opened in 1990, will have a 200-seat dining area with an expanded bar and lounge, a full-service dining room and three...

Friday, November 30 | 8:00pm | San Francisco. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 Franklin at Geary. Saturday, December 1 | 8:00pm | Palo Alto. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley at Hamilton. Sunday, December 2 | 4:00pm | Berkeley. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft at Ellsworth. General: $30 ($35 at the door) | Senior: $25 ($30 at the...

San Francisco welcomes Puglia’s culinary traditions and one of its best representatives, Chef Cicorella, during the Third Annual Week of Italian Cuisine.The 2018’s edition is possible thanks to the cooperation of Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, the Italian Cultural...

That San Francisco is named in honor of an Italian saint is no surprise. Even with the “official” 1776 founding of our city by Spanish colonists (well, that’s after the original Ohlone natives), many ethnic groups have contributed to the culture of this city of St. Francis, including Italian immigrants and their descendants. Liguria Bakery. Sculpto...

Cowpokes patrol the Maremma region between Lazio and Tuscany in “The Last Italian Cowboys.” A police detective investigates a murder among pastoral vineyards in “The Last Prosecco.” A shady movie producer lures five show business hopefuls to Armenia where they become creative after being stranded in “Hotel Gagarin.” These are but a few of the films...

The Italian Trade Agency (“ITA”) is a governmental entity with diplomatic status which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign companies. The Italian Trade Promotion Agency (ITA) is currently...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 6:30-8:30pm. The Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco, CA. Organized in collaboration with the San Francisco Leonardo da Vinci Society. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join Massimo Paltrinieri and discover how Leonardo's inventions are driving AI development today! Artificia...

After nearly 30 years in the Financial District, Palio D’Asti is changing with the times. The business closed its massive, 200-seat dining room in June for an extensive remodel, an effort to catch up with the shifting demands of downtown diners — while still honoring its traditions and long-time staff. In December, the restaurant reopens at 640 Sac...

Celebrate with us the 3rd Week of the Italian Cuisine in San Francisco! Join Viola Buitoni, Food Advisor for the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in conversation with Michelin-starred chef Maria Cicorella. Born in Rome and reared in Perugia, Italy, Viola Buitoni had an idyllic upbringing in a family estate immersed in a...