When: Starts on Friday, March 22 · 6:30pm PDT - Where: House of Pacific Relations - Hall of Nations, 2191 Pan American West Road San Diego, CA 92101 United States Through the works of 18th-century playwright Carlo Goldoni, and 19th-century composer Giuseppe Verdi, Professor Franca Barricelli will explore how the "Myth of Venice" -- the facts and fi...

Thursday, January 18 - 6:30pm PST. House of Pacific Relations - Hall of Nations. 2191 Pan American West Road San Diego, CA. This presentation, by USD Italian Studies Professor Loredana Di Martino, will deal with women and migrations throughout some key moments in modern Italian history. A brief glimpse at female migrations from Italy will be follow...

Friday, March 24th at 2:30 - 5:30 pm. Learning Commons 107 - University of San Diego Campus (5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA). Beatrice Basso is going to USD to speak about the Italian language and cultural work she did for Pixar’s film LUCA which takes place in a fictional Italian town inspired by the coastal town of Cinque Terre. She will discuss...

Saturday, Feb 25, 2023, 12:00 PM PST - Online. Chicago's premier Commedia dell'Arte company, Laughing Stock Theatre, is here to talk about the history of the great Italian Commedia, demonstrate some of its characters, tropes, and its relevance to modern theatre, television, and cinema. This hour will combine a traditional lecture with short lazzi a...

The Italian Cultural Center is looking for new members for our board of directors. Unlike other boards, there is no financial commitment, although board members are asked to donate gift baskets or other small tokens (around $100) for our Festa di Natale. We volunteer our time, usually in our areas of expertise, to help run the ICC. We meet every ot...

The Southern Question has been a major topic in Italian political, economic, and cultural life for a century and more. The South remains a resonant theme in Italian literature and cinema. What consequences has the Question had in controlling the imaginations and actions of intellectuals and those with political and other forms of power? In this lec...

Join professor and poet Federica Santini in a conversation about her Italian American experience and poetry. Federica will read excerpts from her collection Unearthed and explore her connection to language(s) as a lifetime scholar of Italian literature in both Italy and the States, and as a poet writing in her non-native English. Federica’s poetry,...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2021 Italian Heritage Nights on Friday, August 6th , Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th games vs the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tickets can be purchased from the Little Italy website and ticket holders will receive a lim...

Fri, June 18, 2021. 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM CEST. ONline event. Organized by the Italian Cultural Center of San Diego. SDIFF Artistic Director Antonio Iannotta will be in conversation with "Luca" director Enrico Casarosa (of Pixar's 2011 Oscar-nominated short "La Luna), producer Andrea Warren ("Lava," "Cars 3"), actor Marco Barricelli (voice of Massimo i...

When: Sun, May 16, 2021 from 1:00 AM to 2:00 AM CEST - Organized by Italian Cultural Center of San Diego - Location: Online Event Join SDSU Chair of European Studies Clarissa Clò and UCSD Professor of Italian Studies Pasquale Verdicchio in an exploration of historical causes and experiential observations on the relationship between Italy's North an...