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The Spring edition of Cinema Italia San Francisco is just few weeks away. The program of April 2019 will celebrate and honor Ugo Tognazzi, the Italian movie, TV, and theatre actor, as well as director and screenwriter.   Born in …

“Welcome Air Italy:” this announcement – showing on the SFO website homepage at the beginning of April – might have caught some travelers by surprise. Surely not the Italian American Community who had been waiting for a direct flight between …

A unique project, called GENIUS LOCI, made its way to San Francisco and opened with an exhibition at the Museo Italo-Americano on February 7th. The work has been created by two Italian artists, Stefano Forgione and Pino Rossi, who work …

Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women – Countess Lillian Dandini, Mrs. Dobbins D’Anneo, Mrs. Louis Piccirillo – wanted to form a non-profit, not-political organization …

The annual Winter Fancy Food Show by the Specialty Food Association was back in the Bay Area, as the largest marketplace devoted to specialty foods and beverages on the West Coast kicked off, on January 13.  It was 1952 when, …

Movie lovers, get ready for a three days of cinema from the Bel Paese! The New Italian Cinema – organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and the N.I.C.E. – has a full program featuring Italy’s newest directors …

Between San Francisco and Palo Alto, the Italian Community celebrated female success and excellence with a week full of events during Women’s History Month. On Wednesday 6th, Shelley Lindgren was announced as new Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of …

Cooking for new destinations to visit or places to return to this year? The New York Times Travel Show has set the 2019 trends for globetrotters by making its way back to the New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention …

It’s sunny in San Francisco on the Saturday afternoon before Memorial Day. Matteo comes to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo, before taking a flight to Chicago the next day. Matteo and I have been in touch for a few …

LEST WE FORGET, the message echoing around the San Francisco City Hall was clear: nobody should ever forget the Holocaust and the pain and suffer it caused to the Jewish community and to the world.   The project, by German-Italian …