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What would we find in the Gospel, if Mary had the opportunity to take control over her own life? What would we know that the Bible doesn’t tell? These are hard, if not impossible, questions to answer, even though writers, …

Another memorable Gala, another extraordinary night. 2023 marks the 48th edition of the National Italian American Foundation Anniversary Gala. And, like many in the past, the event announcement included a promising agenda, distinctive honorees, and an exciting celebration of the …

A chef, a business owner, an author, and, of course, a pizzaiolo. Tony Gemignami can and does wear many hats, yet his passion for food, dedication to work, and commitment to quality all come from his Italian roots. Gemignani was born in …

It has been a few busy weeks for the San Francisco Bay area, and so it was for the Italian and Italian-American community. San Francisco hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference, one of the largest gatherings of global leaders in …

The journey of two young men making their way to Europe from Africa is at the heart of Matteo Garrone’s latest movie. Io Capitano, released in September 2023, is now being shown across the United States, with a stop that saw Director …

It’s a warm July evening in the Bay Area. Arshish and Surabhi Gupta, together with their kids – Zade, Zane, Zoey – are waiting at Terminal 1 at the Oakland airport. They share the waiting area with Italian and Italian-American fans, all …

On February 29th, Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri US tour made its final stop in San Francisco, after Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles, and before April’s Top Italian Wines Roadshow in Dallas and Miami. Fort Mason became the place …

Forty-five editions. Eighteen million dollars raised since 1977. Twenty-one percent of the student body funded to pursue their education. Numbers don’t lie and the San Francisco Decorator Showcase is no exception. Its success lies at the intersection between the San …

Abandonment, family, relationships, lost connections. With his latest movie, Monica, Italian Director Andrea Pallaoro, 41, brings on screen several topics perfect for the audience to take a moment and reflect on life, in all its pieces.  On June 13th, the …

Life is full of opportunities, yet not for everyone. Living in countries with wars, poor economic conditions, and a lack of welfare makes it impossible to pursue basic rights. That’s especially true for children. A Chance In Life, once known as …