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...

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: Leonardo da Vinci Society, IIC   Professor Ascoli will read and comment on verses from the Divina Commedia and the Convivio. The lecture will be followed by a Q & A session, and is a companion to the H...

December 4, 2015 - Friday 9:30 PM - 1015 Folsom Street - San Francisco, California 94103   The father of Disco and pioneer of Electronic Dance Music. Moroder is officially the oldest DJ in the world and a collaborator of the new Daft Punk album, he won 3 Oscars, 3 Golden Globes and 4 Grammys.An Italian composer from South Tyro...

Tumbuktu Labs is a novel Italian-founded startup based in Los Angeles that describes themselves as a "children's media innovation lab" and helps brands better understand youngsters and create products they love. On the occasion of Super Bowl 50, which is taking place in the Bay Area on February 7th, Timbuktu Labs is launching a project called "Timb...

San Francisco è un po' la capitale dell'italianità sulla west coast. Mèta di forte emigrazione italiana, luogo di rappresentanza della "frontiera" americana che non a caso si spostava verso ovest, luogo simbolo dell'innovazione: questa città e la zona della California del Nord rappresentano molto per l'Italia negli Stati Uniti. E' lì che da settemb...

ELENA CIVOLI BRITTAIN is a whimsical and prolific contemporary artist whose abstract series range from brightly colored surfaces, to bold textured collages, to unstructured images layered in muted tones. Elena was born in Italy. The daughter of an Italian Army colonel from Florence, she grew up in cities all over Italy, but considers herself a Fior...

By Viviana Devoto Le mani grandi, l'attitudine da ragazzaccio, la pala della pizza maneggiata come un acrobata. Jon Darsky è un tizio svelto: e la sua mente viaggia al pari coi chilometri che attraversa ogni giorno.   La pizza era la sua ossessione, la pizzeria mobile è diventata il suo progetto unico nel mondo. Un camion con dentro un forn...