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The Staff of the Italian Consulate joined Consul General, Lorenzo Ortona, and his wife Sheila for a group photo. Ph Credits Emanuela Quaglia

From Festa della Repubblica to Matera European Capital of Culture

For the 73rd time in their history, Italy and Italians celebrated the Festa della Repubblica , with events across the globe aiming to underline the...

Leonardo’s Knots – art, mathematics or mystery?

I n honor of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci ’s death (1452-1519), the San Francisco Bay Area will host numerous events, exhibits, and...

Lest We Forget: a homage to the memory of Holocaust by photographer Luigi Toscano

L EST 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...

Benvenuta Air Italy! Milan and San Francisco welcome back a direct flight that makes them closer than ever

“ Welcome Air Italy:” this announcement - showing on the SFO website homepage at the beginning of April - might have caught some travelers by...

San Francisco’s celebrations of Leonardo and his genius coming to an end in May

Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women - Countess...
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Cinema Italia will honor Ugo Tognazzi at its 2019 Spring Program Edition

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...

Lawrence Ferlinghetti – 100 years of beatitude, and the best is yet to come…

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...
The Panelists for the BAIA event _Five Women. Five Industries. One Community_ - Photos_ Hector Martinez

Celebrating success, recognizing excellence, and raising money for Women’s History Month

Between San Francisco and Palo Alto, the Italian Community celebrated female success and excellence with a week full of events during Women’s History...

Genius Loci, how two Italian artists capture the soul of historic sites through art

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...

Leonardo 500 Anniversary and the Leonardo Award in San Francisco

The Leonardo da Vinci Society of the Bay Area is celebrating its 70th Anniversary. Founded by Italiophiles who were captivated by the genius of...

Maria Manetti Shrem — Prima ‘Sanfranciscan’ nominata Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia

Per Maria Manetti Shrem il 2019 non poteva aprirsi con migliore auspicio e riconoscimento ad una vita e una carriera letteralmente esemplari . Su...

Federico Faggin – The man behind the genius

Much has been written about Dr. Federico Faggin, Italian physicist, inventor, and entrepreneur, known for designing the first commercial...

The best of tradition, innovation, and family business at the 2019 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

The annual Winter Fancy Food Show by the Specialty Food Association was back in the Bay Area, as the largest marketplace devoted to specialty foods...

Il Cenacolo: the men and now the women

This year, 2018, marks the 90th anniversary of San Francisco’s premier Italian cultural club, Il Cenacolo. This impressive and important milestone...

Perbacco: fine dining beyond the Week of Italian Cuisine

Several weeks prior to the 2018 Week of Italian Cuisine (November 12-17), San Francisco's fine dining establishment Perbacco, offered special guests...