In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children's Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco.   Save the date, it's coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. Don't miss it!   Read more   Source: http://www...

By Roberto Bonzio I più fortunati han dormito tre ore, visto che la partenza da Cesena era... alle 3.30 del mattino! Poi Bologna, Francoforte e dopo mezzogiorno, (più 14 ore di volo e nove di fuso) a San Francisco.   Il tempo di rivolgere un pensiero affettuoso ai geni che hanno ideato gli astrusi sistemi idraulici per aprire e regolare le...

Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

by Tony Bravo   Frank Sinatra had many sobriquets — Ol' Blue Eyes, the Chairman of the Board, Swoonatra — but to Amanda Erlinger, he remains simply "Grandpa." "I'm blessed to be part of this family for many reasons," says Erlinger, the youngest daughter of Frank's daughter Nancy ("These Boots Were Made for Walkin'") Sinatra and Hugh Lam...

by Mauro Battocchi   What better way to celebrate that most special day than to surround yourself with the intimacy of the Italian Consulate General in SF, perched atop the hills with gleaming views of the Bay? Many don't know, but the Consulate is a popular place for couples, with at least one Italian citizen, to bond themselves in official...

Paolo Giordano, author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller, The Solitude of Prime Numbers, storms the front line of literary fiction with his highly-awaited second novel, The Human Body.   With a beautiful, gut-punching translation by Anne Milano Appel, this inspired story of modern war follows a motley cast of Italian soldi...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...

by Mauro Battocchi   San Francisco's Annual Italian Heritage Parade will hit the streets on Sunday, October 11, 2015 in North Beach, the historic Italian district of San Francisco. Last year, on October 12, almost 90 floats took part in one the largest Italian Heritage parades ever recorded. This year we would like to see the greatest partic...

The travelling exhibit, "unescoitalia" – created by Italy's Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – is a collection of photos of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage sites, as seen through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers: Olivo Barbieri, Gabriele Basilico, Gianni...

D'improvviso, la California riscopre le sue radici italiane. A febbraio le televisioni pubbliche della California, da San Francisco a San Diego, trasmetteranno due serie di documentari: una sull'epopea degli italiani in America, l'altra sulle vicende dell'emigrazione italiana nel "Golden State".   È un segnale di vitalitá culturale che fa be...