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The Festival Napa Valley reopened its door in the beautiful wine country after the interruption caused by the pandemic last year. Together with local artists, the programming brought one of the most representative Italian ballet dancers, Roberto Bolle, to California. …

This coming fall is to live and love. This is a season to enjoy culture, art, food, reading, all the Italian way. October is Italian Heritage Month, with the traditional Parade that came back to the streets of North Beach …

Lorenzo Ortona came to California to serve as Consul General of Italy in San Francisco five years ago, bringing his wife, journalist Sheila Pierce, and his two children, Sofia and Luca along. The time for a goodbye just arrived and …

It’s time for a celebration at the Leonardo da Vinci Society. On December 10th, at the St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, members and supporters of the San Francisco-based organization will get together for a holiday Gala and to …

Starting a new job in the middle of the pandemic has been tough for many. Needless to say, it is as hard if that means moving overseas to take on the role as new Consul General. Consul General of Italy, …

Hundreds of planes grounded at airports around the world. Empty, lonely streets. People looking from inside their windows. These are some of the images we all remember about March 2020. It was the beginning of the pandemic and of the …

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is coming back to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 10th, marking its 153rd edition since the late 1800s. The Italian Heritage Parade is now considered the first major parade to take …

One, two, three lives, across many wine regions and the motherland. Simply put, Lorenzo Forbice is “the man who removes smoke taint from wine after fire seasons.” However, his life has been much more than wine. After an early career …

It’s a big day for Farming Hope. The Refettorio San Francisco, one of the spaces designed by Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore’s non-profit, Food for Soul, opened its doors for a celebration on a Sunday evening, November 7th. Located in …

On a Sanfranciscan midsummer night Jack Hirschman,  the better craftsman author of The Arcanes, an epic inspired by daily life’s dialectics, passed away in his sleep. He moved into an eternal without seasons, where the unparalleled gentleness of his body …