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Il settimo presidente dell’Associazione Piemontesi del Mondo in Nord California è Joseph Tonda, di Concord, che ringrazia la presidente uscente, Susan Picco. Ne dà notizia l’Associazione Piemontesi nel Mondo nella pagina di aprile “Piemontesi nel Mondo” di “Piemonte Neswsletter” della Regione. Il padre del neopresidente, si legge su “Piemontesi nel...

When Lawrence Ferlinghetti died in February, for some it felt like the poet and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers co-founder took a piece of San Francisco with him. Like the store, Ferlinghetti was a literary landmark, his presence in North Beach and around the city as much a given as the fog or cable car bells. While his death at age 101 was pe...

Join Geronimo Stilton and his team in a new adventure throughout the “Thousand Wonders” (Le Mille Meraviglie) of the regions of Italy! This new kids online Italian language course is presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and is based on the book, “Viaggio alla Scoperta Dell’Italia.” This special edition of Ge...

The Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival will be back in Courthouse Square in August, but the Wings & Wheels at the Ernie Hall Aviation Museum and SLOAS Airfield will stay grounded for another year. Italian festival President Carole Ficeti said the board continued to meet via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic and went back and forth on whether...

Sunday 05/02/2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT. The Italian American Experience: The Archive as Classroom. The Museo presents a conversation with Professor Lina Insana on how archives can become  spaces of active learning and fruitful collaborations, offering a more experimental approach to the study of Italians in places such as Pittsburgh, PA, and Santa...

The name Russo has become quite well known to moviegoers all over the world in the last decade, especially when director brothers Joe and Anthony Russo made their grand entrance into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2014 with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, followed by Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame....

Mark Tedesco is a writer and educator residing in California. Having lived in Italy for eight years, he enjoys weaving stories connecting the present to the past and exploring how deep human longings are expressed in relationships, events, culture and history. Mark has written in the genres of travel, historical fiction, memoir, self-help and child...

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to present CINEDAY al femminile, a series of productions directed by Italian female filmmakers. This selection is dedicated to Italian director Cecila Mangini (1927-2021), considered the first Italian female documentary filmmaker, and it is available to the first 300 to register. Please not...

Pick a famous Italian brand—Ferrari, Fiat, Versace—and there's an unbelievable story behind it. But few are as wild as what has transpired within the Gucci family, even before an heir to the luxury fashion house's fortune was gunned down in 1995, a murder borne of spite, jealousy and greed. All vices that never seem to go out of style. Scheduled fo...

It’s April in San Diego, spring is in the air, and a sense of hope and renewal can be felt through our city streets. This month also signals that baseball season is upon us—another crucial milestone being met, perhaps, in our collective grasp for a return to normality. While we root for a great season for our beloved Padres, however, another import...

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 At 11:00 am - Organized by : San Diego State University Italian Studies Program,the Department of European Studies In collaboration with : SDSU Center for European Studies, College of Arts and Letters, and IIC Los Angeles  Stephanie Jed, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of California,...

This Spring, wherever you are, there’s a program full of events launched by the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco that can be followed on your laptop or streamed through your TV, safe at home. From food to arts, to literature, there are many opportunities to stay connected and active virtually while we follow guidelines to avoid the sprea...