The San Francisco Giants announced today that amateur scout **Jim Gabella **was named this year’s winner of the Dick Tidrow Scout of the Year Award. The award, established in 2022, is given annually to the Giants scout who represents the integrity, character and work ethic exemplified by the late Dick Tidrow. Keith Snider, also in SF’s amateur scou...

According to a recent liquor license application, Chef Matthew Accarrino is opening a new restaurant at 2232 Bush Street. The space was previously home to Out the Door, a “lower-key Slanted Door offshoot serving inventive modern Vietnamese fare,” and is right around the corner from Accarino’s existing eatery, SPQR. The upcoming Pacific Heights rest...

Shake off the post-holiday blues with some high-energy fun courtesy of Club Fugazi’s latest production, “Ennio: The Living Paper Cartoon.” The one-man show stars Italian mime, comedian and cabaret artist Ennio Marchetto. At last week’s opening night performance, Marchetto's whirlwind series of parodies of some 60 different celebrities and historica...

There are projects in the Italian American world that are not connected to one local community, but rather contain them all, telling a particularly important theme that has characterized throughout the United States the stories of our compatriots. The protagonist of this interview is Raymond Guarini, a fantastic and very proud Italian American wh...

La Dolce Vita “U” Trivia Challenges make you feel like a participant on a TV game show. You “test your knowledge” while Carla reveals unexpected facts about Italian culture. So engaging and high-spirited, you almost won’t notice how much you’ve learned. Through this enlightening passeggiata back in time we will explore the genius and innovation of...

When: February 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Where: SF Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 Everyone has a preconceived idea of who we are. In his talk, Lawrence Tartaglino presents a new, revealing look into the life and background of the Italian people. He uncovers, among other things, who truly invented the telephone, w...

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, under the patronage of the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a concert curated by Luciano Chessa and featuring Frances-Marie Uitti (cello, voice) and Chessa (piano, voice). The program includes two works, both inspired by Primo Levi...

“San Francisco, Italy”: that’s what former San Francisco Italian Consul General Mauro Battocchi would call the City in his colorful blog which is still online and continues to highlight his years here. But before “San Francisco, Italy,” we had “Little Italy”—a community sweeping down the slopes from Telegraph Hill into what is still called North Be...

The Italian Innovation Centre in San Francisco at INNOVIT is inaugurating Call4INNOVIT, an acceleration program designed for innovative startups and SMEs. Applications are open now. The first Call4INNOVIT specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Metaverse technologies, and Cultural and Creative Industries. The goal is to help boost the success of It...

The Leonardo da Vincy Society celebrated the 4th edition of its Awards on December 2nd in San Francisco. Twelve awards and two Emeritus Awards later, the organization is stronger than ever, thanks to the work of its Board members who showed a lot of resilience and strength, especially during the pandemic. The founding of the Leonardo Awards, on the...