By Cheryl North The San Francisco Opera opens its 2015-16 season Saturday night with "Luisa Miller," Giuseppe Verdi's 1849 "breakthrough" opera. Singing the title role will be soprano Leah Crocetto, who has developed her talent during general director David Gockley's decade of leadership.   Joining her is an outstanding international cast:...

La Delegazione di San Francisco dell'Accademia Italiana della Cucina ha celebrato recentemente il 30º anniversario dalla fondazione della prestigiosa istituzione culinaria nella Bay Area.   Fondata a Milano nel 1953 da Orio Vergani e designata Istituzione Culturale della Repubblica Italiana nel 2003, la missione dell'Accademia è di salvaguar...

di Mauro Battocchi   This Friday on Food Revolution Day, communities across the world will come together and celebrate fresh food, the joy of cooking, healthy eating, and of course, enjoy amazing meals together. To honor this exceptional movement, the Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a food and wine tasting paired with the acclaimed Tre...

Recentemente L'Italo-Americano è andato a visitare La Piccola Scuola Italiana a San Francisco, insieme alla direttrice Valentina Imbeni. Dopo la pubblicazione della prima parte dell'incontro con due delle ideatrici del progetto, ecco la seconda parte dell'intervista. Uno dei precetti fondamentali dell'insegnamento di Reggio Emilia, sviluppatosi ne...

by Roberto Natalini   For the whole month of January, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will present a series of illustrated lectures dedicated to the quintessential beauty of Italy: "Attentive Eyes," "Historic Center of Florence," and "Venice and its Lagoon." The first of these three different appointments with the most specta...

L'industria italiana dei videogiochi vola in America per l'edizione 2014 di "Game Connection America", in programma dal 17 al 19 marzo all'hotel Sir Francis Drake di San Francisco.   Coordinate dall'Agenzia Ice e dall'AESVI - Associazione di Categoria dell'Industria dei videogiochi in Italia – le aziende italiane saranno riunite in un "Punto...

WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   A very famous painting from the Italian Renaissance has just landed in New York, where it will be until July 20: it is the portrait of a woman celebrated as "The Turkish slave" by Francesco Mazzola, known as Parmigianino. Dated 1533, the painting is one of four femal...

The San Francisco Opera opens its 2014-2015 season, the company's 93rd, on September 5th, with a new production premiere of Bellini's masterwork Norma, starring Sandra Rodanovsky in the role made famous by Maria Callas, and conducted by SFO music director Nicola Luisotti.   The season runs in two segments, one from September through December...

Time: November 16, 2012 from 5pm to 8:30pmLocation: MTB GymStreet: One Market Plaza, Steuart Tower, 5th floorCity/Town: San Francisco, CAEvent Type: networking, baia 2012, startupsOrganized By: BAIA & MTBBAIA and Mind the Bridge invite all to join us at the joint Open House Mixer.Enjoy a great networking opportunity @MtB's headquarters at One M...

by Mark Dery   Black and white and read all over, City Lights' Pocket Poets books were a depth charge in the American mind, back in the Eisenhower '50s. Part of the literary explosion known as the San Francisco Renaissance, they blew wide a hole the counterculture of the coming decade would be only too happy to step through.   Sixty y...