San Diego Italian Cultural Center - 1669 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) Come celebrate with us an important birthday....On June 2nd 1946 the Italian Republic was born! Learn more about the day in which the Italian people decided on their form of government. Our President, Roberto Ruocco, wi...

by Mauro Battocchi   It's a rich season for documentary exploration of the Italian American experience. Fresh on the heels of Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California, which premiered on KVIE (PBS Sacramento) on Wednesday, December 24 at 7:00 pm and will be re-broadcast on KVIE 2 on December 25 at 7:30, we are also lucky to...

by Susan Russo   Toast. It may just be the world's most gloriously humble and satisfying food. It can comfort — buttered toast. It can nourish — toast with peanut butter and jam. It can impress — garlic rubbed and olive oil doused toast with fresh tomatoes and basil. The latter, Italian bruschetta, (pronounced broo-SKET-ah) is not only one o...

Visitors and residents strolling and rolling north along India street in Little Italy may have found a good reason to cross the street at Hawthorne instead of the customary left turn at the corner after Mona Lisa. Continue north and you'll find Little Italy's newest resident on the block - Convivio Society. Located in a beautiful brick building o...

Join us for an evening of local history as Convivio docent and local historian Jim Bregante unveils his newest multimedia presentation on the historical little yellow cottages of Little Italy, followed by his renowned multimedia journey along "San Diego's Waterfront Through the Eyes of a Child." Mr. Bregante will be available to sign copies of his...

A violinist in "The Italian Character" explains a unique approach to life that one might use to describe all 10 movies chosen for this year's San Diego Italian Film Festival.   "It's not so much about how it's supposed to be," the musician said. "It's really about passione." Now in its eighth year, the San Diego Italian Film Festival will f...

The Italian Cultural Center of San Diego requests the pleasure of your company at the Fundraising Dinner for Montemonaco (AP) devastated by the October 30th earthquake. This event, "Three Chefs for Montemonaco", will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Our Lady of The Rosary Church Hall located at 1654 State Street, San Diego, CA, from 6: 00...

Stop by the Convivio Center on Saturday, March 16, to see our newly remodeled space for arts, culture, and heritage! Join us in refreshments throughout the day, and learn about our plans for programs and events at the new destination for all things Italian in San Diego! Information:Saturday, March 1611:00 am - 5:00 pmLight refreshments and beverag...

Convivio Center kicks off Venerdi Convivio on the first and third Friday evenings of each month at Convivio Center, Little Italy's sparkling new center of art, culture, and history. Italian tenor Rosario Monetti will take center stage, treating guests to a live cabaret performance showcasing his versatile vocal artistry. Internationally acclaimed a...

Since it opened 2½ years ago in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, Mia Francesca has been overshadowed, in some ways quite literally, by its sister restaurant, Davanti Enoteca.   San Diego's first Davanti location has become one of the hottest eateries in Little Italy. And the second Davanti outlet at Del Mar Highlands is situated directly i...