Friday, February 28, 2020 | 7:30-9:30 pm. Marines’ Memorial Theatre, San Francisco. 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco CA. Buy tickets by clicking here or at City Box Office 415.392.4400. Information: https://humanitieswest.net The Etruscans were major contributors to some of Western civilization’s greatest achievements in architecture, engineering,...

January in San Francisco marks the month of food, for food lovers, experts, and professionals. In fact, once again, the Moscone Center was home to the Winter Fancy Food Show from January 19th to 21st, featuring more than eighty thousands specialty foods and beverages, a range of new products, industry’s top networking events and more than 1,400 exh...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are seeking applications for the Leonardo Award 2020 . This award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death to recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early caree...

Among incomprehensible duties and wonderful excellences, the export of Italian wine to the United States proceeds not without difficulty, but also with great pleasure of Italian producers and American consumers. Today we welcome Giancarlo Gariglio, curator of the Slow Wine guide: the ideal tool to get to know and appreciate Italian wine, which this...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST. The Orrick Building, 405 Howard Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Join BAIA, in collaboration with Orrick, for our yearly startup review event featuring two Italian founders who had their respective Silicon Valley tech companies acquired in 2019. The moderated panel event features Simon...

An event presented at The Italian American Heritage Foundation with the support of The Leonardo da Vinci Society and The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco.  Post-screening discussion with the director, project manager Antonino Imbesi and art director writer Luigi Vitelli. Discussion led by Evelyn Ferraro from Santa Clara University and La...

At the sidelines of the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 edition, ItalianFood.net visited one of Trader Joe’s stores in San Francisco to discover which Italian food & beverage products are present on the shelves. Along with various Italian products – from Citterio cold cuts to Balsamic vinegar of Modena PGI to many kind of typical and authentic Italian...

All the mothers love him, all the daughters want to date him, all the fathers respect him, and all the brothers want to drink with him. When I hear a loud cheer at Levi’s Stadium, I know it’s for Jimmy Garoppolo. It’s not just women, but after one game, a male voice gasped, “He’s so HOT!” Hailed as the 49ers’ weak link from Day 1, Garoppolo continu...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

On Jan. 27. 1945, Andra Bucci watched the Red Army liberate the Auschwitz concentration camp. Now, 75 years to the day, Andra recounted that moment and other harrowing personal stories of surviving the Holocaust with her sister during a two-hour talk with our middle school students on Jan. 27. Valentina Imbeni, head of school, and Lorenzo Ortona, I...