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Local Italian-Americans piled into the Pittsburg Historical Society to share stories of their families' roots with an Italian author and historian on Sunday.   Paolo Battaglia, writer and historian from Modena, Italy, stopped in Pittsburg as part of a 15-city tour of small towns with Italian heritage. Battaglia has explored the United States...

North County has a new place to find Italian speciality goods with Roma Market, which opened on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 1054 West Valley Parkway in Escondido.   The new neighborhood market features, in addition to Italian speciality items, a regular market and a deli, which will serve meats and cheese, as well as hot dishes, sandwiches, pizza, ge...

Sunday, February 22, 2015 4:30pmAward winning documentary, promoted by Neapolitan music producer and cultural operator Salvatore Visone, is a fascinating look at the streets of Naples and the bands of children that live on them. Once a year on St. Anthony's day, they build a bonfire, often too near old palaces, which celebrates the rapport between...

James Greco is a San Diego author who says he relies on his Italian-American ancestry and experience as a journalist to help mold his historical fiction.   For this interview, the former teacher, attorney, self-described "belly-button" guitar player talked about his newest release, "Jerkwater Town," what drove him to write it, and his "almos...

JOURNEY THRU ITALIAN POPULAR MUSICseries of lectures in English WITH FABRIZIO MANCINELLI, FILM COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR NEAPOLITAN SONGS FEBRUARY 11, 2015   The Neapolitan Songs, from O Sole Mio to Torna a Surriento to Funiculí Funiculà, the history of the songs that made Italian melody famous. Handouts with lyrics will be provided a...

di Mauro Battocchi   "In questa stanza sono rappresentati almeno 200.000 studenti, 17 Università il cui budget complessivo sfiora i 2 miliardi di euro. Dobbiamo prenderci questa responsabilità". A parlare è Ruggero Frezza di M31, acceleratore di impresa che ha promosso la visita in Silicon Valley dei responsabili del trasferimento tecnologic...

by Serena Perfetto   A call to move between lights and sounds, an invitation to be embraced and inspired by different ways of feeling the body in a space, which can be real, cultural or ethereal. Follow Me..., the exhibition that opened last week in San Francisco, brought five artists and their works together, creating an experience of sense...

By Francine Brevetti Why would I want to go to Sicily? My family's from Northern Italy. Three reasons:My education in college and graduate school exposed me to the histories of ancient Greece, and Rome, their drama and their mythologies. I'm crazy about antiquities. Then this past spring I attended two lectures on Italian history by Dr. Douglas K...

Ma a chi può capitare di visitare il prestigioso Computer History Museum di Mountain View, a pochi chilometri dal quartier generale Google... accompagnati da un autore doc? A noi, col gruppo dei giovani imprenditori del Sud, di cui Davide Bennato, docente all'Università di Catania e autore di "Sociologia dei media digitali" è guest star. Visita me...

In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children's Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco.   Save the date, it's coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. Don't miss it!   Read more   Source: http://www...

By Roberto Bonzio I più fortunati han dormito tre ore, visto che la partenza da Cesena era... alle 3.30 del mattino! Poi Bologna, Francoforte e dopo mezzogiorno, (più 14 ore di volo e nove di fuso) a San Francisco.   Il tempo di rivolgere un pensiero affettuoso ai geni che hanno ideato gli astrusi sistemi idraulici per aprire e regolare le...

Nella seduta plenaria del 18 ottobre scorso, il Consiglio Comunale di Los Angeles ha designato il mese di ottobre "Italian Heritage Month", sulla scia delle proclamazioni effettuate negli anni passati. Nel corso della cerimonia in Consiglio Comunale, il Consigliere Buscaino è intervenuto per sottolineare l'importanza della proclamazione e la forte...