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Frank's Bakery, Italian bread since 1948, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Frank's Bakery: Serving the upper crust of Italian bread since 1948

The trifecta of a good, traditional Italian meal is good wine, good pasta and, of course, good bread. What's a good bowl of pasta without that slice...
Italian Madonnaris, Streets of San Diego, Lori Escalera, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian Madonnaris Take Back the Streets

The extent of my chalk paintings date back to hot, sunny childhood days when my mother would unearth the sidewalk chalk from the garage and let me...
San Diego Opera, Italian Classic, Ruggero Leoncavallo, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian Classic Kicks Off New Season for San Diego Opera

When I say 'clowns,' what do you think of? Big red noses? Comically over-sized shoes? Balloon animals and small cars with enough trunk space to make...
Italian-Americans, Golf Association, San Diego, Southern California, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian-Americans take to the green with IAGA

When one thinks of the traditional Italian pastimes, several things come to mind: Food. Wine. Art. Music. Talking. And...Golfing? It may not be your...
Learning italian, Massimo Gramellini, Fai Bei sogni, Italian culture, literature,

Reading between the lines: Learning the Italian culture through literature

Renowned science fiction author Ray Bradbury once said, "You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them."...

Painting the Great (Italian) - American Pastime

The earliest known reference to baseball ever recorded in American history dates back to the late18th century in Massachusetts. The first team who...
becoming Michelangelo, christopher paluso, italian american, italian heritage

Becoming a Modern-Day Michelangelo

There is an old adage that says those who cannot do, teach. Well, San Diego-based illustrator and artist Christopher Paluso is debunking that myth...
Rossella Broglia (L) and Nicoletta Mazis (R)

Italian American Academy: Italian Language and Culture for Kids

The Italian American Academy is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that was founded in 2010. It provides specialized Italian language classes to all...
Christmas festivities at Balboa park. Photo credit: John Restivo

Balboa Park December Nights Celebrates Christmas Spirit

Not even uncertain and inclement weather could keep the masses away. Approximately 275,000 people from all points descended on Balboa Park over the...
 Artist Christopher Paluso and CBS News Anchor Carlo Cecchetto

Local Profile: Christopher Paluso – Illustrated Sports

Everything happens in the perfect time space sequence. Ask local artist and illustrator Christopher Paluso. He is an example that somehow one thing...
Cristina Fontanelli

Cristina Fontanelli Performs “Christmas in Italy” in San Diego

Direct from New York, Cristina Fontanelli returns to San Diego to perform her 3rd annual “Christmas in Italy®” concert at Museum of Contemporary Art...
Rosario Monetti

Castellani Wines Showcased at Convivio Center

Convivio Center, a gathering place where residents and visitors are invited to explore the art, culture and history of San Diego’s Italian community...
Victoria Martino and Lonnie Hewitt

Arcangelo Corelli – 300th Anniversary Concert of Composer’s Death

Violinist Victoria Martino and pianist James Lent will celebrate the 300th anniversary of Arcangelo Corelli’s death with a spectacular concert,...
Maria Grazia Cucinotta at the SDIFF gala reception. Photo © Carol Sonstein

Exclusive Interview with Italian Superstar Maria Grazia Cucinotta

Charming, talented, and beautiful, Maria Grazia Cucinotta recently visited San Diego to attend the San Diego Italian Film Festival this past Saturday...
Scene from the film "Mozzarella Stories" screening Oct 29

San Diego Italian Film Festival Kicks Off 7th Season

The San Diego Italian Film Festival welcomes you to its 7th season starting Saturday, October 19 through Saturday, November 2. This year’s festival...

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