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Northern and Central California, Sacramento, Stockton, San Francisco and Bay Area Schools can offer their students the opportunity to study Italian. Thanks, in part, to a contribution from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) more children in Northern California, the Central Valley and the entire San Francisco BayArea have the opportunity...

The AIS and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia invite you to   A Stradivari in Philadelphia   Matteo Fedeli plays the valuable Antonio Stradivari violin of 1726 "ex Adams Collection"   Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:00pm at The Ethical Society Building in Ritternhouse Sq, Philadelphia   This event is free and...

Exhibit of design objects by several Italian top designers, manufactured by the Community of San Patrignano using wood crates Boston: May 7 – 8, 2013New York: May 18 – 20, 2013Washington DC: May 29 – 30, 2013Charleston: June 6 – 7, 2013Miami: June 13 – 14, 2013Houston: June 20 – 21, 2013New York: June 30 – July 2, 2013Chicago: July 9 – 10, 2013Atl...

Remember how Italian biotechnology lent Bernini a helping hand? This weekend, as part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, Humanities West is helping preserve the legacy of this master by bringing a fascinating lecture and performance series to the Marines' Memorial Theater in San Francisco. Bernini was a master of capturing the narrative moment, e...

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Silvio Marchettiis please to invite you to   "Peter and the Wolf" and Autism.   Photo Exhibition and Lecture by Daniele Sanna and Mauro Sarzi   Wednesday, May 15th, at 6:00 PMat the Italian Cultural Institute500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450Chicago, IL 60611   Non-...

"Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome" will be on view at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University from August 24 through November 17, 2013. This spectacular temporary exhibition includes maps, views, and books on Rome from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Over 130 works of art, many...

by Marta Dassù and Charles A. Kupchan   Yes, the United States is pivoting to Asia, one of the reasons for the tête-à-tête last week between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping. But behind the scenes, President Obama has actually been reorienting U.S. diplomacy toward Europe.   At the outset of his second term, Obama unfurled a bold initiativ...

Si aprono le porte di Russo's on the Bay ormai dal 2009, anno della fondazione di una delle più attive associazioni culturali italiane nella Grande Mela e precisamente nel cuore del Queens: l'Associazione Culturale italiana di New York (ACINY). Molti i partecipanti desiderosi di vivere una giornata all'insegna della tradizione italiana e pronti ad...

by Vivian Mac   There's nothing like celebrating a birthday with a food festival. Eataly, an Italian gourmet marketplace in New York's Flatiron District, is organizing their first food and wine festival for their upcoming third birthday, which will be held on on September 6th from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.   During the twelve hours of the ev...

Luca Santaniello, New York based drummer since 2001, is presenting a new project on the fusion between Neapolitan traditional music and American Jazz. The most famous songs from the Neapolitan folk tradition such as Maruzzella, A rumba re' Scugnizz, and Scalinatella longa longa, are given a jazz flavor through Luca's deep knowledge of the Be Bop ja...

When Italian-born executive chef Donato Scotti decided to open a second venue to complement his home-country regionally inspired four-year-old Donato Enoteca in Redwood City, he settled on Old Oakland.   His new restaurant, Desco, which translates from Latin as "dinner table," adds to Oakland's growing list of destination spots worth the sho...

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers Vincenti Scholarship to declared majors in French, Spanish, Italian, and Romance Languages to assist with the costs of studying abroad. These funds are specifically for semester or academic year U-M study abroad programs. Awards are based on a student's academic achievements, strength of ap...