The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, remembering the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during World War II with the screening of the video Witnesses of  Witnesses (Testimoni dei testimoni), created by Studio Azzurro to document the...

Diane Rose di Prima (1934-2020), America’s most influential female poet of the past three-quarter-century, lived, wrote, taught, and worked in San Francisco from 1968 until her passing in 2020. She was the author of approximately 50 books of poetry, drama, and prose. Diane di Prima was named Poet Laureate of San Francisco in 2009 and retained that...

Little Original Joe’s, the new spinoff from the wildly popular Original Joe’s, opened today in West Portal. Unlike the Original Joe’s locations in North Beach and Westlake, which serve Italian-American steak with a side of ravioli to red leather booths, Little Original Joe’s is a snappy counter and market with retail and to-go offerings, focusing o...

Wednesday December 9 2020. 11 am PDT. Organized by IIC San Francisco. Free - Register here. Art, Labor, and Artificial Intelligence: A conversation between Italian artist Elisa Giardina Papa, curator Valentino Catricalà and Claudia Schmukli (Curator, De Young Museum, t.b.c.). In this webinar presentation, Elena Giardina Papa will present her most r...

There was a time, in the last few years, when finding a seat to eat authentic Italian pizza or stopping for gelato required days of planning and scheduling. Because, across all the Bay Area, from Marin to the South Bay, from San Francisco to Oakland and Alameda, Italian businesses that are successful and well known have grown in number. Customers j...

Poste Italiane comunica che oggi 25 novembre 2020 viene emesso dal ministero dello Sviluppo Economico un francobollo commemorativo di Amedeo Peter Giannini relativo al valore della tariffa B zona 1 pari a 1,15€. Tiratura: seicentomila esemplari. Foglio da quarantacinque esemplari Il francobollo è stampato dall’Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Sta...

North Beach is one of San Francisco's most beloved neighborhoods. It is the city's "Little Italy" and has historically been home to a large Italian-American population. The Italian influence on North Beach peaked between the two World Wars when over 60,000 of its residents claimed Italian ancestry and five Italian language newspapers circulated the...

It took until the second round, but the third Arizona Wildcat of the 2020 NBA Draft, Nico Mannion, is off the board thanks to the Golden State Warriors. Mannion, who played his prep ball at Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, was drafted 48th overall. His head coach, Steve Kerr, is also a former Wildcat point guard. As a freshman last season, Mannion...

To wrap up the Week of Italian Cuisine, the Italian Consulate General and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco planned a grand finale event: showing classic Italian films at a drive-in theatre on the San Francisco Bay and serving fresh Roman pinsa delivered to your car. This Saturday, they will host the first “Italian Western drive-in” a...

Tosca Cafe, the historic Italian-American restaurant and bar in North Beach, is reopening this weekend. The latest repolishing of this classic spot has been anticipated for more than a year, ever since the powerhouse trio of chef Nancy Oakes (Boulevard), restaurateur Anna Weinburg (Marlowe), and designer Ken Fulk took the keys last year. Despite se...