NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

The city of San Francisco has always been universally recognized as a city of great artists and musicians, and among different kind of music styles, jazz has certainly played a first class role.With the exception perhaps of the historic Fillmore district, over the last years jazz music has slowly disappeared, and many of the famous places where it...

by Mauro Battocchi   I am delighted that the Walt Disney Family Museum will present the exhibition Bruno Bozzetto: Animation, Maestro! from November 21, 2013 to April 7, 2014. Mr. Bozzetto is one of Italy's most cherished animators whose prolific career includes the creation of Mr. Rossi, "a middle-aged man who appeals to most viewers and au...

Grazie alla collaborazione instaurata fra il Getty Villa di Los Angeles ed il Museo Archeologico di Napoli gli americani amanti delle antichità romane potranno ammirare dal 16 ottobre 2013 al 3 marzo 2014 una mostra sulla Vita e l'eredità dell'imperatore romano Tiberio, rimasta per molti anni nascosta agli ammiratori e per la prima volta esposta ne...

di Roberto Natalini Si è concluso con un omaggio musicale all'Italia il calendario annuale degli eventi organizzato dalla Leonardo Da Vinci Society, una delle storiche organizzazioni italo-americane a San Francisco.   Ospite speciale per questa edizione della Festa di Natale e di fine anno, organizzata nell'elegante sede del Century Club of...

By Paul Glader   In the U.S., motorcycles conjure images of loud, reverberating, menacing engines on stout, chrome-heavy frames adorned in black leather. We're talking Harley Davidson rallies in Sturgis and Daytona, the cinematic scenes of Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda in Easy Rider, the disgruntled war veterans, immigrants and roughnecks ri...

by Nanci Casas   The De Re Gallery debuted Mauro Perucchetti's Pop Fiction exhibition on Thursday, September 10th in West Hollywood. Mauro and his stunning wife Lorena Perucchetti, who is also his PR manager, both arrived elegantly dressed and accessorized with miniature pieces of Mauro's artwork in the form of necklaces.   With Peron...

by Catherine Accardi The September 3rd edition of L'Italo-Americano featured an article titled "Before Ferry Plaza There Was the Italian Farmers' Market". It told the story of the earliest, 20th century Italian farmers' markets in San Francisco. Here we continue the story of California's Italian farmers and food venders of today and how they have...

December 4, 2015, Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Italian Consulate in San Francisco - 2590 Webster Street - San Francisco, California 94115. ItaLingua School of Italian Language and Culture invites you to attend their annual fundraiser and auction. ItaLingua is a non-profit, award-winning school, serving students of all levels a...

Casanova: Libertine Legend —a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska, University of California, Los Angeles, and Thomas Harrison, University of California, Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Italian. Friday & Saturday, January 22–23, 2016, 9:30 a.m.&nb...

We are trying to raise funds to get Italian American singer Timi Yuro a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Timi had many hit records in the 60's and sadly battled cancer for the last 25 years of her life. She lost that battle in 2004, but we would like to honor her and her family with this well deserved star.   The funds have to be raised a...

by Giuseppe Annino   Every Saturday night, all summer, Italian Films with English subtitles will be screened outdoors in San Diego Little Italy's Amici Park amphitheater ( Date and State streets).   The first film, on June 18th , is the award winning film "Madre Mia" directed by Nanni Moretti. Two of the remaining films are dedicated...

WHEN American cardiologist Alan Maisel went on holiday to the village of Acciaroli on Italy's Amalfi coast a few years ago he was amazed to find that many of its inhabitants lived to a great age despite a lifestyle that broke all the health police's rules.   "I was at the beach and I saw all these leather-necked, tanned people in their 90s a...