Tuesday, June 10, 2914 7:00PMInspired by New York's Guggenheim Museum which has organized the largest, most important exhibit on Futurism, Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Museo presents an illustrated lecture by Christopher Atwood, PHd candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley.   Italian Futurism called for...

By Mauro Battocchi Among the great innovators of our time stands Federico Faggin, the Vicenza native turned Bay Area resident, who designed the first commercial microprocessor and, in doing so, left an indelible mark on the face of humanity.   Take a look around the room. You will likely see myriad objects essential to our current way of li...

By Sarah Fritsche   With this evening's (Wednesday, January 27) grand opening of Fiorella, Boris Nemchenok, owner of Haight Street wine bar and pizzeria Uva Enoteca, is set to bring cozy neighborhood Italian eats to the Richmond District.   The centerpiece of the 40 seat restaurant, which is located in the former Shimo space on Clemen...

I'm on my way back from Davos where, during the World Economic Forum, we'll participate at the launch of the Startup European Partnership. After the official press conference and press release by commissioner by EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes, the news has been picked up and commented by a significant number of both international sources (Techcrunch...

In un momento di transizione e instabilità come quello attraversato in questo momento dall'Italia, c'è una parte vitale del paese che crede nelle opportunità offerte per il futuro dalla nuova rivoluzione tecnologica digitale.   Sulla scia di ciò che è avvenuto da oltre un decennio negli Stati Uniti, in molte città italiane si assiste alla na...

Nasce il circolo del Partito Democratico di San Francisco - Berkeley - Silicon Valley, con l'intento di catalizzare le energie di una delle aree più ricche e innovative degli Stati Uniti. Il circolo si caratterizza per una forte presenza giovanile e un forte legame con l'università, il mondo dell'impresa e dei giovani professionisti. Annalisa Sia...

Nel corso del mese appena trascorso San Francisco è stata il palcoscenico di molti eventi interessanti legati alla promozione della lingua italiana.   Fra questi, ha riscosso un grande successo lo spettacolo "ABC l'Italiano si impara così", messo in scena presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura da Laura Caparrotti, Direttore Artistico di Kairo...

Yesterday I had the distinct honor of waving the start flag in front of the Fairmont Hotel to mark the beginning of the 23rd annual California Mille vintage car tour. Was it the standard green flag, like in NASCAR? Not for the California Mille, a race inspired by the 1000 mile race that ran between Rome and Brescia from 1927 to 1957. It was the tri...

It's a hop, skip and a jump from the Geary Street side of Union Square to 236 Post St., where the Salvatore Ferragamo store just reopened in larger, two-story digs.   A fixture in San Francisco since 2000, the purveyor of luxury Italian goods is now cheek-to-jowl with Burberry, Cartier, Graff and Giorgio Armani, a growing designer alley. &n...