NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

by Kathryin Folliott   Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're looking to book a romantic getaway there are still plenty of options available, as long as you're flexible with your travel dates. In Sonoma, California, The Kenwood Inn & Spa's Great Italian Adventure: Food, Wine & Romance package pairs villa-style accommodation wi...

Sonata Bistro, which recently opened at San Diego Symphony Towers along with High Note Cafe, has introduced a catering program and is now delivering to businesses and groups throughout the downtown area.   Owned and operated by celebrated chef and restaurateur, Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, Sonata Bistro has re...

Valentina Cirasola arrived in the Bay Area from sunny Puglia sixteen years ago with a background in Italian cultural traditions, outstanding cooking knowledge, and years of experience at NATO as an international interpreter. Her lifetime dream, however, was a career in interior design.   Valentina combines her artistic career with her love f...

Date: Thursday, April 07, 2016 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco Join us at the IIC San Francisco for an exclusive and interactive live show about the art of Italian hand gestures and body language led by Sicilian filmmake...

By Beth Wood Since its inception 10 years ago, the San Diego Italian Film Festival has actually grown a little younger. "The older crowd — between 44 and 65 years old — used to be the dominant part of our audience," said Victor Laruccia, the festival's executive director. "But now it makes up less than a third of our audience."   The festi...

Si sono aperti ieri al palazzo congressi Moscone Center di San Francisco in California i lavori della fiera "Greenbuild International 2012" dove, nell'ambito dell'accordo operativo di collaborazione ambientale con il Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare (MATTM), l'Agenzia Ice ha organizzato per la prima volta uno stand e...

The Italian Trade Commission invites members of the trade and press to visit the Italian Pavilion at this year's International Winter Fancy Food & Confection Show taking place this January 20-22 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.   Once again, the Italian Pavilion will be the largest and the most versatile collection of foods, wines...

Tucked away in a corner of Grass Valley is un po' — a little bit — of Italy. Enter the doors of the Gold Miners Inn-Holiday Inn Express downtown, turn right and benvenuto! — welcome — you'll find the Italian Cultural Center Alcove.   Here you can learn about tours to Italy, how to become an Italian citizen, borrow books, connect to Italian...

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) approved the Southern California based Fondazione Italia as an assessor agency for teaching credentials in Italian language instruction at its August 2013 meeting.   Fondazione Italia, located in Los Angeles, CA, is a non-profit organization that promotes and preserves the study of Italian langu...

When an Italian superstar like Zucchero comes to town, one can't expect things to be done in the American way. A crowd of Italians, Italian Americans, and also Americans passionate about his music gathered at the Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 2, to attend the performance of one of Italy's best contemporary artists. &nbs...

Tuesday, June 10, 2914 7:00PMInspired by New York's Guggenheim Museum which has organized the largest, most important exhibit on Futurism, Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Museo presents an illustrated lecture by Christopher Atwood, PHd candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley.   Italian Futurism called for...