NEWS FROM : Art & Heritage  

Tuesday, March 19 · 6 - 8pm PDT. SFIAC - San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton St San Francisco, CA. March is Women's History Month and BAIA is excited to celebrate with a spotlight on Italian female professionals in the Bay Area. The fourth edition of this event is dedicated to the power of allyship. Join us for an engaging discussio...

Looking for something more fun and adventurous to do on Mother’s Day? Make it a destination event and drive down to Little Italy in San Diego! Better yet, stay for the weekend to acquaint yourself with this extraordinary place and enjoy everything it has to offer. San Diego’s Little Italy has such a fascinating and rich history – it was at one time...

Spring has arrived, bringing back San Diego’s signature sunshine and making it the ideal time to bask in the picturesque charm of one of the city’s beloved neighborhoods: Little Italy. While it’s fun to explore the variety of local boutiques and shops around the neighborhood, it’s equally as exciting to discover scenic views and outdoor establishme...

The epic directorial career of Martin Scorsese is getting an ambitious comic homage, taking fans through the career of the once-in-a-lifetime director. The comic sees Scorsese take the reader on a tour of his life and career, including pop culture-shaping accomplishments Taxi Driver, Goodfellas and The Last Temptation of Christ. Now, Screen Rant ca...

In San Pedro's Little Italy, construction is underway in earnest for a new public plaza steps from the L.A. waterfront. Piazza Miramare, which officially broke ground in late 2022, occupies a site at 6th Street and Harbor Boulevard, adjacent to San Pedro City Hall. The space, which was previously known as Pepper Tree Plaza, is being rebuilt as a mo...

Dario Sattui’s authentically built Tuscan-style castle and winery in the Napa Valley of California was recently recognized as one of the top ten castles in the world by Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform. Sattui, a medieval history enthusiast, fell in love with European medieval architecture during several trips to Italy after college...

Friday, March 15, 2024 6:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute San Francisco, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA. Free Admission | Registration required here. Join us for a special presentation dedicated to the great astronomer, physicist and engineer Galileo Galilei, by Prof. Alessandro De Angelis and Prof. Claudio Pellegrini. The event is moderate...

On View February 16 – June 23, 2024. Benton Museum of Art Pomona College, 120 W. Bonita Avenue, Claremont, CA. The Princeton University Art Museum’s collection of more than one thousand Italian drawings is renowned for its quality, scope, and scholarly importance. This exhibition showcases ninety-five rarely seen works from the late fifteenth to ea...

As we enter March, may the cultivation, rejuvenation, and celebration of Italian Heritage continue within our community. To properly honor the stories of generations’ past, you are invited to support the production of Convivio’s five-part docuseries that genuinely highlights Little Italy’s history, community, and heritage.   For a sneak-peak, enjoy...

A book has been published about the murder of Joseph Gatto, a beloved Italian American artist from Los Angeles. At the urging of friends of his in the media, former California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto wrote the book.  It’s entitled, “Noir by Necessity: How My Father’s Murder Took Me to Dark Places,” and it is available from Amazon and other boo...

When: Starts on Friday, March 22 · 6:30pm PDT - Where: House of Pacific Relations - Hall of Nations, 2191 Pan American West Road San Diego, CA 92101 United States Through the works of 18th-century playwright Carlo Goldoni, and 19th-century composer Giuseppe Verdi, Professor Franca Barricelli will explore how the "Myth of Venice" -- the facts and fi...

When Edith Ceccarelli was born in February 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Oklahoma had just become the nation’s 46th state and women did not yet have the right to vote. At 116, Ms. Ceccarelli is the oldest known person in the United States and the second oldest on Earth. She has lived through two World Wars, the advent of the Ford Model T...