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The Fresno County Heritage Museum will be open during the Big Fresno Fair, from October 6 through October 17. The Fresno County Historical Museum is open year round by appointment. During the annual Big Fresno Fair the Museum is open daily until 8 p.m. The Italian Exhibit is at the first floor. Below are two photos depicting the Donors Wall, as wel...

Hundreds of people flocked to Lyman Park on Saturday to raise a glass of wine and a slice of pizza to the Italian-Americans who shaped the Napa Valley’s wine industry, cuisine and culture. The follow-up to the inaugural 2019 Festa Italiana was once again organized by St. Helena resident Anthony Micheli and the Sons & Daughters of Italy in America,...

When: Sunday, Cctober 24, 2021 at 5:00PM - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Building C, Fort Mason, SF Join us for a discussion of a new play about Edgardo Mortara, whose story has been reimagined by Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, Emerita, of the American Conservatory Theater and Graduate of Stanford University in Comparative Literature, inspired b...

This year, Italy celebrates the 160th anniversary of the Unification and 160 years of diplomatic relations with the US. Our countries became diplomatic partners on the 13th of April 1861, when Italy was still a Kingdom and reconfirmed their partnership in 1946 when it became a Republic. The relationship between Italians and Americans, and our cultu...

On September 28, 2021, Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, Sergio Strozzi, invited all the Italian community associations of the Bay Area. We're honored to have attended as BAIA and would like to thank Hon. Sergio Strozzi for this initiative. For all of our subscribers and supporters, we wanted to share a quick snapshot of what BAIA has done...

Now that fall has arrived, it’s time to get ready for all the upcoming holiday festivities. Before we start talking about candy corn, stuffing, and egg nog, however, let’s talk about this month’s celebratory theme: October is a time when we collectively honor Italian American culture in our nation and the many contributions of Italians to the fabri...

Friday, October 8, 2021, 6pm - 8pm. The kickoff to Italian Heritage Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month. The Italian Heritage Parade welcomes you to join us in Washington Square for a lighting ceremony and Italian Heritage Weekend Kickoff – the kickoff to Italian Heritage Parade and Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month....

Zoom Webinar. October 5 2021 at 11 am PDT. In English. REGISTER HERE. Architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri presents the upcoming volume "Green Obsession: Trees Towards Cities, Humans Towards Forest) in an online conversation with Carlo Caccavale, Director of AIA Los Angeles, promoter of an annual conference on climate change. "Green Obsession"...

Over the past 50 years, contemporary Italian authors familiar to American readers were largely limited to Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and a handful of others. But thanks in part to the popularity of author Elena Ferrante—the so-called “Ferrante Effect”—the work of a new generation of Italian writers, especially women writers, is arrivin...

Slice up the pizza, strike up the accordion music and rev up the Lamborghinis — St. Helena’s Festa Italiana is back. After taking one year off due to the coronavirus, the celebration of Italian Heritage Month returns to Lyman Park from 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. “This is a party for locals, not tourists,” said organizer Anthony Micheli, who’s p...

Italian food, art, fast cars, and a wine and beer garden will all be a part of a night of music and entertainment with a street fair atmosphere for Festa Italiana on Saturday, October 2nd from 5 to 10 PM in San Pedro in celebration of Italian American Heritage Month. "Festa Italiana," co-sponsored by the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LIL...

Sacramento officially has a “Little Italy.” The new historic district is in an East Sacramento neighborhood, bound by 48th and 59th streets, and J Street and Folsom Boulevard. The area includes several Italian-owned businesses, including Corti Brothers grocery store, Allora Italian restaurant, Talini’s Nursery, Mattone Ristorante, Frank’s Automotiv...