by Serena Perfetto   A unique documentary exhibition, "Italian American Cinema: From Capra to the Coppolas", is currently on display at the Museo Italo-Americano, until March 6, 2016. The exhibition is surely an opportunity to better understand the contributions made by Italian-Americans to the national cinema and culture. Film scholar Josep...

by Mauro Battocchi   As part of Italy's "Extraordinary Italian Taste" campaign, aimed to promote authentic Italian food in the US, Italy is the first-ever partner country at the Winter Fancy Food show which is under way at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. I had the the honor to open the show today together with Maurizio Forte (center in...

By Marco Marinucci Siamo alla quinta edizione dello showcase degli innovatori italiani in Silicon Valley, l'Italian Innovation Day. Da 5 anni facciamo del nostro meglio per cercare di migliorare la percezione del made-in-italy tecnologico in USA concentrandoci sulla selezione, la preparazione e soprattutto il "packaging" dei progetti che mettiamo...

Oxytocin – the love and bonding hormone – is powering Dr. Toni Galardi's next book.The Italian-American psychotherapist, executive coach, and resident of Marin County, published a well-regarded book in 2010 on how to adapt to change in times of crisis. The LifeQuake Phenomenon–How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in Times of Personal and Global Upheav...

Last May San Francisco Renaissance Voices (SFRV) concluded their 2013–14 concert season on the theme Kol Israel: The Voice of Judaism in Early Music with a program of sacred music that featured the work of Salamone Rossi (among other composers). Rossi was based in Mantua and served as concertmaster for the court musicians between 1587 and 1628, mea...

Date: Monday, March 09, 2015 - Time: 8:07 serali. Location: Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco Organized by: CNM - In collaboration with: IIC   Italian new music specialist Marco Fusi visits the Bay Area with a program of contemporary violin and viola works by some of the most innovative Italian composers worki...

by Mauro Battocchi   "If you want to play the game, you have the play by the rules." said Elisabetta Ghisini, from the accelerator M31 and one of the speakers at last Wednesday's event "How to take the first steps into Silicon Valley" held at the Italian Cultural Institute.   The event is part of the 4-day hi-tech business mission in...

INFORUM presents Batali in conversation with Tyler Florence, Bay Area resident, host of numerous Food Network shows, and chef of SF's own Wayfare Tavern. They'll discuss Batali's latest book, America – Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers.   He's a connoisseur of Italian cuisine who has made an indelible mark on...

Un viaggio indietro nel tempo che porta lo spettatore a rivivere la cultura cinematografica italiana dei grandi classici degli anni '60.   Attraverso l'esecuzione dal vivo di celebri brani musicali e suggestive proiezioni video, il quartetto dell'Italian Surf Academy ha messo in scena il suo "American dream" presso la galleria Emerald Tablet...

Dr. Jim Cummins is a Professor Emeritus in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His research has transformed our understanding of how bilingual education works and has opened up new possibilities for enriching children's linguistic and academic development through bilingualism.   Dr. Cummins will focus...