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C.I.A.O. is a unique art program offered by the Museo Italo Americano and is available for all San Francisco middle schools. The name of the program is very easy to remember: Children’s Italian Art Outreach (CIAO). The program started back …

Ask outdoor enthusiast Craig Romano what has most influenced his life and his answer comes quickly and confidently: his Italian heritage and his New Hampshire roots.   A resident of Mt. Vernon, Wash., about 60 miles north of Seattle, and …

Se uno vuole, ce la fa: you can do anything you set your mind to. This sums up the essence of Claudio Bondì, the softly spoken, captivating filmmaker who is an award-winning writer and director. Bondì, born in Rome, 1944, was Roberto Rossellini’s …

Vittorio De Sica’s works come to San Francisco this month thanks to the Cinema Italia SF, a project of collaboration between Luce Cinecitta and the Italian Cultural Institute created by Amelia Antonucci. De Sica is considered the “maestro del cinema” …

The De Re Gallery debuted Mauro Perucchetti’s Pop Fiction exhibition on Thursday, September 10th in West Hollywood. Mauro and his stunning wife Lorena Perucchetti, who is also his PR manager, both arrived elegantly dressed and accessorized with miniature pieces of …


His artistic legacy is invaluable, representing the highest and purest form of art: films and theater shows that deeply move the human heart with an introspective research to bring characters to life, as well as uniquely beautiful and personal interpretations …

On May 6, 2015, UC Berkeley’s ambitious plan to establish a Center for the Study of Ancient Italy was officially launched with a reception at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco. It was a well attended event with supporting …

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Inside the American Tourister suitcase was a historical treasure. Over two hundred items including photographs, two postcards, two photo albums of pasta factories and five maps were donated to John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, the Queens College first founded …

I met up with Steve Oedekerk at “O Entertainment,” his studio in San Juan Capistrano. What was once an old bank and still has the vintage vault to prove it, now serves as Steve O’s office, but not for long. …

Pioneer Square is the heart of Seattle. Settled in 1852 by men and women who were drawn to its protected deep-water harbor, the area burned to the ground in 1889 when a fast-moving blaze consumed 29 blocks of mostly wooden …


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