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Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time: Lecture: 6:30 PM. Location: Lecture: IIC; model on view at the Westfield Mall. Organized by: Consulate General of Italy in SF; City of Pisa; Pisa Chamber of Commerce; Toscana Promozione. In collaboration with: IIC San Francisco, Italy in US.   Have you ever wondered why...

by Serena Perfetto   "Creativity is the way to transform dreams into reality": there is no better quote we could hope to end our conversation with Serena Zanello during the Spring Show at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.   Young, Italian, woman, entrepreneur, Serena moved to California a few years ago, after she complet...

di Jennavave Barbero   Sono di origine italo-americana, sono nata in California e poi da qualche anno sono tornata a vivere in Italia, a Milano perché non ho mai dimenticato le mie origini. Infatti piu' di 100 anni fa, come mi hanno raccontato in famiglia, i miei bisnonni Giorgio e Amelia Domenica Barbero sono immigrati in California partend...

Calling all foodies! We invite you to join in on the food-venture awaiting you at Ferragosto. Ballast Point keeps the party "hoppy" with their craft brews while Bencotto (best Italian in San Diego) Cupid's Catering, Buon Appetito, and Queentowns Public House offer their assortment of turkey chili, pizza, Italian sausage sandwiches, stuffed shells a...

by Serena Perfetto   Close to the San Francisco Opera House, as well as to the City Hall and the Asian Museum: the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco has officially reopened in a new location, the Opera Plaza on Van Ness street.   Since the decision was made for practical necessity, related to big raise on the lease in North...

Hot Italian pizza bar, a Californian concept, is partnering with Niello Fiat in hosting the seventh annual Moderno Italiano Festival being held Aug. 12 -14.   Events will be held at all three locations: Midtown Sacramento, Davis and Public Market Emeryville, and will include an Italian-style field day at Fremont Park, "How to Drink Like an I...

Italian Cultural Institute San Francisco, 12 July – 23 August 2013.   The exhibition 'Italy of the Future' aims to display Italy's cutting-edge contributions to international cultural, scientific and technological developments, thereby promoting an international understanding of contemporary Italy, emphasising strategically important facets...

ICE-Agenzia, in collaborazione con UCIMA (Unione Costruttori Italiani Macchine Automatiche per il confezionamento e l'imballaggio) sarà presente con uno spazio espositivo di 18 mq alla prossima edizione di Pack Expo Las Vegas (23 – 25 settembre 2013). Pack Expo Las Vegas è uno dei più attesi appuntamenti internazionali dedicati ai macchinari per l...

The US is a wonderful country in many ways, but ask any aficionado of stylish design, and they'll tell you that craft and artistry of fine European furniture stands far above any offerings found on this side of the Atlantic.   Further still, while you'll find impressive furnishings in areas like Paris and London, many say that nothing compar...

Ciao, Amici - Buona Estate! Happy Summer!! I hope your are enjoying our continuing weather so nice and cool after all the heat in May. It is good for the plants and definitely easy on our water supply. As promised a few weeks ago, here are the details about this year's Ferragosto. This year, Ferragosto will be all new and exciting! It is a joint...

On Saturday, September 13, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation welcomes the Bay Area to North Beach for the 2014 Festa Coloniale Italiana. The Festa, which runs from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., celebrates the rich Italian and Italian-American heritage that has existed in San Francisco for generations and in addition, this year, it will al...

2014 marks the 38th year of the Italian Film Festival founded by director Lido Cantarutti.
This year's program showcases 8 critically acclaimed Italian films and adds two Sunday evening shows to its regular six Saturday schedule running through November.   
Mr. Cantarutti kicked off the Bay Area-beloved event on Saturday, September 27, with...