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University of California, San Diego, lecture, Italian eco-crisis, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

University of California San Diego to host lecture on Italian eco-crisis

Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) is an international icon of Venice, Italy. Dating back to the 9th century, it is the largest and only location...
Del Mar Racetracks, San Diego, International Wine Show, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Del Mar Racetracks hosts first San Diego International Wine Show

Whether you’re celebrating that new big promotion at work or the simple fact that you made it through the day and survived rush-hour, gridlock...
Jewelry designer, Rome to Mission Federal ArtWalk, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Jewelry designer brings Rome to Mission Federal ArtWalk

Every year for the last three decades – during the last weekend of April - Mission Federal ArtWalk has attracted artists from across the nation to...
San Diego, Ladies Nigh, Lady of Jazz, First Lady of Song, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Ladies Night: Sultry Lady of Jazz Honors First Lady of Song

This young woman wasn’t anything special. In fact, she was the opposite of extraordinary in every way. Following her parents’ divorce when she was...
Chris Pantaleoni, The man behind the lens, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Spotlight on Chris Pantaleoni: The man behind the lens

As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words – whether it has its own story to tell you or you create a story for it yourself...
San Diego Cyclists, Italian Tradition, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news

San Diego Cyclists Carry On Italian Tradition with the "Gran Fondo"

When one hears of great cycling races, the first name that comes to mind is France's Tour de France, the legendary cycling race launched in 1903 that...
Sebastiano Grasso, Sicilian Artist, Mediterranean,italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Sicilian artist Sebastiano Grasso brings the Mediterranean to the Pacific

Passionate. If someone had to describe Italians in one word, that would be it. Italians are passionate. Whether it's about food or wine or art or...
Wining with Frank Mangio, Italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Learning the Wining tradition with Frank Mangio around California

Frank Mangio loves his job. First of all, he describes his office as a "cozy wine bar," complete with overstuffed furniture, walls covered with...
Italian National Lacrosse team, San diego,italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian National Lacrosse team reaches out to public to reach goal

The first written record of Lacrosse dates back to the 1636 when a French Jesuit priest by the name of Jean de Brebeuf observed a group of Huron...
Tuscany to San Diego, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Bringing Tuscany to San Diego

When Antonio Bandini was 15 years old, he enrolled in a watercolor painting class in his hometown of Livorno, Italy. One day his teacher approached...