There will not be a screening this SundayOh no! The San Diego Italian Film Festival must postpone the rest of the documentary series!   The Anita Laing Memorial Documentary Project, which began with an overflow house and three directors showcasing their films, is now in a state of limbo: Our previous schedule was disrupted because there are...

When I say 'clowns,' what do you think of? Big red noses? Comically over-sized shoes? Balloon animals and small cars with enough trunk space to make Mary Poppins' duffel bag look like a coin purse?   Ruggero Leoncavallo's world-famous opera "Pagliacci" paints a very different image of clowns that is in stark contrast to the birthday party en...

Tickets are now available for THE LITTLE ITALY STATE OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD. The Little Italy Association of San Diego Board of Directors and Staff invite you to join us for the Little Italy State of the Neighborhood Dinner Reception on Wednesday, July 29th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on the rooftop of Nelson Photo.   The event opens with a...

LINGUA E CULTURA ITALIANA – LIVELLO IThis class is designed for children who are fluent or semi-fluent in Italian and are in the kindergarten to 1st grade age braket.Children will have an opportunity to improve their conversation skills, learn how to read and write in Italian.Particular attention is given to orthography and morphology of the langua...

Violinist Victoria Martino and pianist James Lent will celebrate the 300th anniversary of Arcangelo Corelli's death with a spectacular concert, featuring sonatas by the great Italian Baroque composer and violinist, performed on original 18th century instruments.   Arcangelo Corelli was the most popular instrumental composer of his time, and...

by Michele Pluss   As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words – whether it has its own story to tell you or you create a story for it yourself. Photographs have a special way of conveying messages in a way that the written or spoken word cannot. They can invoke emotions, immortalize memories and freeze time by capturing peopl...

The San Diego arts and Italian American communities are coming together by supporting the ongoing efforts of the Reid Rizzo Foundation in assisting pediatric heart patients and their families while meeting one of the creative forces behind the Artists' Tribute to Italian Americans in Baseball Exhibit at the Convivio Center in Little Italy.  ...

The United States have many Little Italy, not only in the larger and most famous cities. One of these less known is in San Diego, where the activities related to our country have a protagonist who, together with the community, represents Italy passionately and tirelessly. His name is Roberto Ruocco, and he explains us how even in Southern Californi...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law signed a collaborative agreement with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy and the University's Marco Biagi Foundation. This partnership paves the way for the development of common research projects, faculty and student exchange programs, and joint conferences and seminars. "This partnership is evidenc...

By Gary Warth The rules and pace are much like an actual baseball game, but the chatter definitely was unlike anything heard in Petco Park.   "Car!" a player yelled to a teammate on the sideline. "There's a car behind you!" "Tree!" someone yelled later as a pop fly came down. And then there was the out that came after someone slug...