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With the departure of outfielders Andrew McCutchen, Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco, and Gorkys Hernandez, the San Francisco Giants need the speedy John Andreoli now more than ever. Team Italy's John AndreoliClaimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers on February 1, 2019, the 28-year-old non-roster spring training invitee joins a group of outfielders wi...

The L.A. Italia Fest, which opens this Sunday, is set to honor Italian directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in recognition of their great contribution to the cinematic arts. The festival will open on Feb. 17 with a special screening of the Taviani Bros.’ 2007 film, The Lark Farm, introduced by actor Alessandro Preziosi. And...

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is one of the most gifted  singers of our time. A bel canto specialist, she’s given brilliant opera and recital performances throughout the Bay Area, with a special emphasis on the music of Donizetti and Rossini. This month, though, she returns to Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall with a Cal Performances program titled “Songpl...

The University of San Francisco is mourning the loss of legendary head coach Steve Negoesco, who passed away Sunday evening at the age of 93. Negoesco was the architect of the USF Men's soccer dynasty that saw the Dons capture four national championships and 22 conference championships. "Steve Negoesco leaves a legacy with the influence he has had...

Sunday, February 10 | 2:00pm & 4:30pm. Vogue Theatre,  3290 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA. Watch the trailer. Writer, director, cinematographer, editor Matteo Troncone begins this fascinating and philosophical first-person travelogue with no job, no relationship, and no home. While living in his VW van on the streets of San Francisco, he dec...

Isabella Rossellini stops in her tracks, her eyes fixed on a California scrub jay. Its feathers are deep azure blue, its belly a soft gray-brown. Perched on a security guard’s finger, it sits near the historic Japanese house at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. The guard is feeding the bird a peanut...

Saturday February 9, 2019. 7:30pm PST. St. James by-the-Sea, 743 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037. "Italian Cultural Center of San Diego Current Members can use the discount code "ICCSD" to purchase discount tickets on line or by phone http://www.sdems.org/concerts.html Limited number of tickets available, purchase them today! Accademia Bizantina: A...

Novantun anni (e mezzo) e non sentirli. Tanto da prendere un aereo e volare fino a Los Angeles, dove si prepara all’ennesimo ciak, questa volta per raccontare la sua vita. Gina Lollobrigida, nata il 4 luglio, sopravvissuta ai bombardamenti di Subiaco grazie alla preveggenza di mamma Dusolina che le disse di spostarsi dalla finestra mentre stava gua...

L'anno scorso contro Minnesota e Karl-Anthony Towns, quest'anno contro Utah e Donovan Mitchell: ormai a Los Angeles – dove la comunità italo-americana è comunque numerosa – l'appuntamento con la consueta "Itlalian Heritage Night" allo Staples Center è un classico. Un classico – purtroppo per l'azzurro e per la squadra di coach Doc Rivers – è anche ...

Seeing Isabella Rossellini, looking well-coiffed and elegantly dressed in a white blouse and chic, printed evening jacket, in her CNN American Style interview, earlier this week, few viewers would suspect that the fashion icon ever gets her well-manicured hands dirty. But these days, when the model, actress, and writer isn’t pursuing one of these c...

As the October night wore on, Clippers players, coaches and executives took turns standing and addressing the gathering in the private room at a Beverly Hills steakhouse. Some used the occasion of the team's annual preseason dinner to speak about the most important influences on their lives. Others kept the mood light. When it came time for a...

Take a journey into the rich variety of Italian music styles and genres, retro and current!  Hosted by Sara Marinelli alternatively in English and in Italian. Listen to the program | Mondays, 6:15-7:30pm on KUSF Sara Marinelli was born and raised in Italy. Besides being a music lover and a radio host, she is a writer, translator, and educator. She...