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Thursday September 30, 5:30 PM, zoom webinar. Register Here. On the occasion of the special exhibit ITALIAN-AMERICAN ICONS: MOSAIC PORTRAITS at the MarinMOCA, the Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a webinar on the HISTORY OF MOSAIC ART IN FRIULI, with Guglielmo Zanette, curator of the exhibition, and Denise Toson, guest artist and instructor. D...

After canceling last year's annual Paesano Days due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Sons and Daughters of Italy in America returned with the festival celebrating Italian heritage. On Friday and Saturday, September 17 and 18, at South City Park in Redding, patrons can enjoy raffles, arts and crafts, music, and, of course, homemade Italian food. T...

Giusti’s Place in Walnut Grove, whether reached by vehicle or by a short walk from the nearby boat dock, was a must-stop for visitors to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region for over 100 years. Giusti’s, in its fourth generation of family ownership, had called the historic Miller Ferry Saloon building in Walnut Grove its home since 1912. Visitor...

If you love Italian food, you won't want to miss "Festa Italiana", planned for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 in Downtown Chico City Plaza. It's hosted by the Sons and Daughters of Italy - Vincenzo Bellini Lodge. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Butte County Office of Emergency Management for Evacuation Support. There will be...

Parte di una serie di conversazioni tra professionisti di vari settori e studenti universitari di italiano. Relatore di questo incontro: Federico Massimo Ceschin, Presidente Nazionale di SIMTUR (Societa' Italiana Professionisti della Mobilita' e del Turismo Sostenibile). In italiano. Zoom Meeting ID: 95204638944

September 11, 2021 - November 7, 2021. Reception: Saturday, September 11, 5pm-7pm. Marin MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art - 500 Palm Drive, Novato, California. Iconic portraits that offer a fresh take on an ancient medium. Exhibit Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors 65+ and students 13-25; free for members. To ensure a comfortable visit w...

October 2nd 2021, 5-10 PM. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro between Centre St & Palos Verdes St. Join us for this free event, an outdoor street fair dedicated to Italian culture in Los Angeles' new Little Italy district in Downtown San Pedro. There will be local vendors selling Italian treats, beer and wine, live performances and so much more! This e...

Unfortunately, tradition will have to wait one more year. The board of directors of the annual Festa Italia Fisherman’s Festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey voted Saturday morning to cancel the 88th edition of their event, which was set for Sept. 10-12 at Custom House Plaza, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant...

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce its return to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 10, 2021. The Italian Heritage Parade will be the first major parade to take place in the city since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and will once again coincide with San Francisco Fleet Week. Graziano Cerchiai, owner of S...

Starting a new job in the middle of the pandemic has been tough for many. Needless to say, it is as hard if that means moving overseas to take on the role as new Consul General. Consul General of Italy, Sergio Strozzi, arrived in San Francisco with his husband, Simone, and his daughter, Caterina, at the end of May, a few weeks before the official k...

Ciao paesani… and Greetings From Italian CALIFORNIA! This past July, we made our way out West to explore the Italian side of the Golden State, as we set out to film four brand-new episodes of our popular YouTube web series, “Greetings From Italian America.”  Joined by our amici from the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), we took a whirlw...

The Town of Danville’s Village Theatre Art Gallery is pleased to present Bellissimo! An art exhibit featuring the creative talents of 12 Italian and Italian-American artists who reside in Northern California.  Artists included in this exhibition are Kym Cortigiano, Gianluca Franzese, Tricia Grame, Maria Grazia Romeo, Lar Landa, Robert LaRocca, Paul...