Giambattista Piranesi (1720-1778) was a printmaker, architect, antiquarian, art dealer, theorist, and designer—one of the foremost artistic personalities of the 18th century, whose views of Rome remain the city's defining image. Fresh, thought-provoking, and innovative, Piranesi, Rome, and the Arts of Design sets out to show the range of the artist...

by Andrew Bagley   Everything happens in the perfect time space sequence. Ask local artist and illustrator Christopher Paluso. He is an example that somehow one thing leads to another occurring miraculously at just the right time. Reviewing his life experience is an attestation to this phenomenon. Chris wouldn't be here today in America if i...

When one thinks of the traditional Italian pastimes, several things come to mind: Food. Wine. Art. Music. Talking. And...Golfing?   It may not be your traditional game of bocce ball, but members of the Italian American Golf Association of San Diego have been gathering since 1965 to "bring golfers of Italian heritage together for friendly com...

Department of Languages, Cultures, and Literatures at the University of San Diego (http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/languages/). Job Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian (Position starting in January 2016 for Spring Semester)   We invite applications for a non-tenure-track position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Ita...

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced that it has secured an $11.6 million refinancing for The Q, a seven-story, 36,794-square-foot, mixed-use residential and retail development in downtown San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood.   HFF worked on behalf of the borrower and developer, Jonathan Segal FAIA & Development Company, in a...

Although the House of Italy is awaiting word as to when they can resume business at their original cottage in Balboa Park, it was business as usual in their temporary location in Our Lady of the Rosary where they held their monthly dinner and presentation meeting.   After the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the Italian National Anthe...

By Andrew Bagley Bernadette Tarantino likes hot Italian. Her sister Tina prefers sweet Italian. Not just monikers, but actually their favorite sausage. Pete F. Tarantino served as a GI stationed in England during World War II. He fell in love with a young British woman Lillian Rose Bristow nicknamed Nona. He wanted to marry her but the US governm...

Dear ICC Friends, Are you thinking of undertaking a new language like Italian? Perhaps you are planning a trip to Italy and knowing a little bit of the language will make your trip much more enjoyable. Or you just might be frustrated in your current attempts and don't know which way to turn?   Learn Italian with our Italian classes for begi...

The House of Italy and The San Diego Italian Film Festival invite The Italian Cultural Center to a Party!!! Celebrating the House of Italy's Return Home to Balboa Park! Sunday, September 20, 2015 A buffet dinner will be served in the Casa Del Prado (across from MOPA) at 5 PM. The dress is casual.   After d...

In Little Italy North; the art has as much flavor as the espresso and tantalizing marinara. The Art and Design District of San Diego's Little Italy was modeled after New York City's trendy SoHo and Chelsea districts; offering art-lovers and design patrons diverse resources.   Come explore this ever-growing distinctive neighborhood with a wal...