San Francisco

On December 3rd and 4th, the holiday season started at Museo Italo Americano with the Mercatino di Natale, now at its 10th edition. Inspired by Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, the two-day event, organized by …

Thanks to a COMITES SF-organized event, Italians and Italian-Americans in San Francisco will be able to commemorate the end of World War II and Italy’s liberation from the Nazis on Tuesday, April 25.  Il Giorno della Liberazione was the peak …

Spring is finally here, and not only per the official calendar but also, and mostly, thanks to warm temperatures and sunny days across the Bay Area and California. With it, there are many events, exhibitions, and special moments: from arts and …

On January 31st, the Black Italy Festival kicked off in the Bay Area, offering a range of movies and shorts that highlight and celebrate Italian diversity and Italians of African descent. The Festival is organized by the Italian Cultural Institute, …

NIAF is calling for applications for its Voyage of Discovery program, now in its 21st edition. The program first launched in 2001 with a trip to both Northern and Southern Italy, before moving to a region-based tour. In fact, with …


A beautiful artistic performance, supported by the power of words, has been taking the stage at Club Fugazi in San Francisco since late 2021. And is here to stay. Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story is the name of …

Italian Community Services (ICS) is a resource for Italian and Italian-American people and families in the Bay Area who are looking for support to live healthy, independent, and productive lives. ICS has been around for over 100 years, evolving over time …

The Leonardo da Vincy Society celebrated the 4th edition of its Awards on December 2nd in San Francisco. Twelve awards and two Emeritus Awards later, the organization is stronger than ever, thanks to the work of its Board members who …

Imagine a theatrical play and the art of living origami. Imagine them coming together through a performance able to bring multiple characters to life through extravagant costumes and paper masks. Ennio Marchetto: the Living Paper Cartoon is this and much …

San Francisco Opera celebrates its first century after its foundation in 1923 and welcomes everyone to join its staff and creative artists for many events already underway. San Francisco Opera’s centennial commemorates the glorious past as well as its Italian origins …