San Francisco

Great music, happy revelers, and fantastic Italian food helped make the fourth annual Festa Coloniale Italiana a rousing success. The last local Italian street festival in San Francisco kicked off Saturday morning under sunny skies; perfect weather brought out the …

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Celebrating 35 years from its first edition, Mill Valley Film Festival is showcasing once again the best of international and world cinema, including four of the most interesting Italian contemporary movies. Presnted by the California Film Institute in collaboration with the …

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If the decades following World War II were the Italian cinema’s golden age, Italian actresses were the ones who made it sparkle and gleam. The earthy, mercurial Anna Magnani embodied the unvarnished emotional and moral force of neo-realism. Giulietta Masina’s …

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Nelle prime ore del mattino del 9 agosto 2012, il campione di nuoto ed artista Alberto Cristini ha sfidato le acque gelide e combattuto le forti correnti della baia di San Francisco, in una spettacolare traversata di un’ora e cinquantatre …

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Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation is the first book written in the English language about Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist champion and national legend.  It is …

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There is a stimulating program of artistic and entertaining interest to remember, every first Friday of the month, within the district symbol of the Italian community in The City. It’s called North Beach First Fridays, an initiative that makes it …

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The Italian American Heritage Foundation (IAHF) will be presenting its 32nd Annual Italian Family Festa 2012 in San Jose next month. Italian culture and local history will convene in an eventful weekend-long celebration at the Guadalupe River Park and Gardens …

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YADA’s dancers swing, kick, pirouette and lift daily. Ballet shoes are hung and re-worn for Nina’s classes. Matias, the 12-year old mascot dancer, travels from over the sea weekly from the sister-island of Gozo to rehearse. Felix and the other …

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The art gallery Emerald Tablet, one of the more interesting galleries scattered around the lively North Beach district of San Francisco, is hosting several activities during the month of August, which are focused on diverse fields of the arts. The …

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With the arrival of summer, even in the chilly city of San Francisco, there is a warmer and relaxed atmosphere. During the long joyful days of sunshine, while attending one of the several music festivals, being part of one unique …

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