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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...

NANAS Italian & Mexican in Redondo Beach is a tribute to the vivacious cultures and matriarchs behind the inspiring recipes — the abuelas and nonnas. It started off as a dream for partners Jonathan Anzaldi, 32, and George Torres, 34. Anzaldi is Italian. Torres is Mexican. "We're partners not only in business but I guess in life, too," Anzaldi told...

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....

After nearly six years in business, the Olio Crudo Bar was finally becoming a regular stop for Santa Barbarans interested in raw Italian dishes of “finesse and quality,” explains co-owner Alberto Morello, a veteran of downtown’s restaurant scene. After years of cooking around Southern California, the Sicilian chef first broke into Santa Barbara wit...

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 Livermore Valley will again have a space that offers food, drink and bocce as the owners of Sauced BBQ and Plucked Chicken have announced plans to open Da Boccery, a new entertainment and restaurant venue at the former site of Campo di Bocce, which closed earlier this year. The announcement of the new establishment started circulating on social...

Earlier this year John & Elena Duggan, the brother sister team behind Original Joe’s North Beach and Westlake, opened Little Original Joe’s, a takeout and delivery only concept in West Portal with a focus on what they do best: pizza, pasta, and parmigiana.  For people that don't know much about the history of Original Joe's, Original Joe’s first op...

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...

The Sons & Daughters of Italy and the City of Redding are partnering once again to bring you a Spring Bocce League. It will start Thursday, May 6, at 6 pm and run for five weeks. Teams of four will compete weekly until we have a league Champion with a grand prize and bragging rights! Put together a team of four and have the captain register on the...

I’m pleased to announce that Fresh Up Your Life, the web series based on my original format Eatalians and co-produced with I Love Italian Food, won the prestigious Taste Award at the 12th Annual Taste Awards for Best Green or Organic series, program or film. This is the fourth time I’ve been recognized by The Taste Awards commission as creator, hos...