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Astra Zarina, who studied architecture at the University of Washington in the early 1950s and later became a UW professor, began traveling to the picturesque hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio in the 1960s. This historic gem, perched high atop …

2020 marks the 100th year since the birth of Italian Director Federico Fellini. He will be celebrated by Cinema Italia San Francisco through his movies at the Castro theatre on March 7th. Through a series of centennial tributes co-presented by …

In a time of unprecedented global public health challenges, when every sector of our social and economic fabric is at the straining point, it is comforting to realize that our Italian-American community continues to encourage and foster connections with family …

More than a century ago, Our Lady of Mount Virgin, located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, was once the heart of Seattle’s Italian community. In 1915, when the church was built, about 215 Italian families called the neighborhood home. As …

This spring, as Seattle and the world comes to a halt in the battle against the coronavirus, every act of kindness, every moment of beauty, becomes more important than ever.  Art museums may be shuttered, concerts may be postponed and …

Relevant, passionate and fiercely devoted to the arts: these words are used to describe Gage Academy of Art, a fine art school in Seattle that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, but can be applied equally as well to the …

Amadeo Peter Giannini, known as “America’s banker,” has now his own day of celebration. On his 150th birthday anniversary, the city of San Francisco announced May 6th as Giannini’s day. The resolution, presented by Supervisors Catherine Stefani and Aaron Peskin, …

“Gabriele Salvatores is the ideal artist to preside over the current edition of this festival. His love for our country, his support and his important contribution to our culture knows no boundaries.” With these words, blue-eyed and well-built Italian actor …

2020 marks the 100th year since the birth of Italian Director Federico Fellini. He will be celebrated by Cinema Italia San Francisco through his movies at the Castro theatre on March 7th. Through a series of centennial tributes co-presented by …

Gigi Berardi is one of those lucky individuals, someone who has successfully mixed professional interests with personal passions. For more than 30 years, Berardi has studied agriculture and food, obtaining a BA in biology from the University of California at …