San Francisco

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 …

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 Leonardo da Vinci Society of the Bay Area is celebrating its 70th Anniversary. Founded by Italiophiles who were captivated by the genius of Leonardo, the Society will be sponsoring and co-sponsoring a number of events honoring and commemorating the …

Per Maria Manetti Shrem il 2019 non poteva aprirsi con migliore auspicio e riconoscimento ad una vita e una carriera letteralmente esemplari. Su approvazione del Presidente della Repubblica Italiana, Sergio Mattarella, lo scorso 14 gennaio 2019 le è stata conferita dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio una delle onorificenze più alte mai riconosciute a una donna italiana negli Stati Uniti d’America: Grande …

“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 …

In honor of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (1452-1519), the San Francisco Bay Area will host numerous events, exhibits, and presentations honoring this Italian genius. One tribute is a stunning book about da Vinci titled Leonardo’s Knots, …

The month of March has brought us Spring, and the 100th birthday of a legend, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, celebrated poet and San Francisco’s first Poet Laureate. He is also a painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & …

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 …

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 …

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 …