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Saturday, October 15 10 am - 2 pm. With special performances by the Society’s Bambini Children’s Folk Dancers and the Balliamo! Adult Folk Dancers at both events. Admission is FREE and our community is invited! Guests at the Bocce Court breakfast are invited to tour the Italian Center during the event with our Italian Center volunteers. Visiting th...

When: October 13 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Where: Zoom 1 PM - Organized by Il Cenaacolo SF Sicilian researcher Angelo Coniglio will discuss the regions of the Italic Peninsula from which contributors and immigrants came to Buffalo, New York, and created a cultural community that continues to the present day.

This fall, we're inviting you to sip the wine of kings – you deserve it! From October 3 - 30, we're celebrating all things Barolo at Eataly Silicon Valley. Lauded as the "King of Wines and Wine of Kings," Barolo is made with 100% Nebbiolo grapes, a prized variety grown in certified areas in the northern region of Piemonte. Across the world, the com...

L'America. For many people, this word represents a dream. Since the first emigration started from Italy, from 1880 to 1915, more than four million Italians arrived in America, the country identified by its freedom, its work and its opportunities. Emigration declined over the years, but even today Italians pursue the American Dream, and their storie...

Thursday October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Organized by Il Cenacolo SF at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton Street - San Francisco, CA. Three local historians from Friends of Isola Delle Femmine, Inc., a fellow Bay Area Italian club, will present a history of the Sicilian settlement in Pittsburg, California, and will discuss how thei...

This year the Italian Cultural Society will continue the tradition of celebrating Italian American Heritage Day and Columbus Day together at the Italian Center. Sunday - October 9, 2022. 12:00 - 5:00pm. Admission $40. 6821 Fair OAks Blvd, Carmichael CA 95608 (Between Stanley and Landis Avenues). We invite you to share this special Italian American...

When: October 18 2022 at 8:00 pm - Where: Theatre Raymond Kabbaz, 10361 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 - RSVP HERE ARTEMIS DANZA presents SECRET FIRES, a contemporary dance performance celebrating #Pasolini100. Produced by ARTEMIS DANZA / MONICA CASADEI With the contribution of the Ministry of Culture, Emilia Romagna Region, Province and Munici...

When: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 at 6:00 pm - Where: SFIAC, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco - Free admission for IIC and LDV members, General public: $10 - REGISTER HERE Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian businessman and former fascist who, with the collaboration of official diplomats, posed as the Spanish consul general of Hungary in the winter of 1944. During...

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce its return to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Last year, the Italian Heritage Parade was the first major parade to take place in the city since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and this year the parade once again expects to host vibrant crowds coinciding with...

A diverse clientele—couples, families, visitors, regulars—were already in fine-dining mode when we arrived at Cafe Mare last week to enjoy the air-conditioned joys of a cool Italian meal. A landmark for several decades, this durable restaurant offers generous seating, a long and unpretentious menu, a full bar and attentive service. The menu reflect...

The sudden shouts shattered the eerily quiet night on February 12, 1976. "Oh, no! Oh my God! No! Help me, please!" reverberated through the small apartment complex just off West Hollywood's Sunset Strip around 9:15, according to the Los Angeles Times. A neighbor ran out to see what the commotion was and found an Academy-Award nominated actor lying...

The famous Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari is bringing his talents to the Los Angeles area at the end of September.  Hailed as the “father of Italian blues,” Zucchero will play at Beverly Hills’ Saban Theatre on Sept. 30, one of several American stops on his World Wide Tour that started in April.  In July, Zucchero opened for the Rolling St...