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...

21-27 January, various venues, SF. Luciano Chessa (SF Conservatory of Music) is among the most interesting and inventive minds working in the Bay Area. Active as a composer, performer, conductor and musicologist, Chessa's work draws heavy influence from experimentation, blending unorthodox ideas with classical form.   Thurs. 21 January,...