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by Mark Dery   Black and white and read all over, City Lights' Pocket Poets books were a depth charge in the American mind, back in the Eisenhower '50s. Part of the literary explosion known as the San Francisco Renaissance, they blew wide a hole the counterculture of the coming decade would be only too happy to step through.   Sixty y...

Thanks to tipster Patrick R. for letting us know that the iconic Caffe Trieste at Vallejo Street and Grant Avenue, a cornerstone of the North Beach community, celebrates its 60th anniversary today—no foolin'. Co-owner Ida Zoubi says they're planning a celebration at a later date.   On this day in 1956, Trieste was established as the very fir...

Date: from Saturday, September 03, 2016 to Sunday, November 27, 2016 Organized by: MOCA Entrance: Free Location: MOCA Pacific Design Center - 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069 - www.moca.org Hours: Monday - closed; Tuesday - Friday 11:00 - 5:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm   The works of the renow...

ELENA CIVOLI BRITTAIN is a whimsical and prolific contemporary artist whose abstract series range from brightly colored surfaces, to bold textured collages, to unstructured images layered in muted tones. Elena was born in Italy. The daughter of an Italian Army colonel from Florence, she grew up in cities all over Italy, but considers herself a Fior...

By Mauro Battocchi   Get ready! This November 22nd - 23rd, the Bay Area will be treated again to the annual Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) which will be abuzz from 10:30am­ to 6:00pm Saturday and 10:30am - 4:30pm Sunday at Fort Mason Center BLDG C, San Francisco.   This is the second annual Mercato di Natale, and like la...

Tra gli innumerevoli amanti e appassionati della bella lingua italiana in città, c'è un gruppo in continua crescita che organizza interessanti eventi da ormai quasi dieci anni. Il Gruppo Meetup di Lingua Italiana di San Francisco è composto oggi da più di 900 membri, e continua ancora a fare incontrare italiano-americani i quali condividono una pa...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

Long time partners living clandestine lives, Luigi and Vicenzo, journey through Pride Day in Napoli, forced to face a harsh reality of their lives. Italy, 2013, 4 min - Information and tickets   Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Hours: Sat, Jul 12th 9:00 pm andTue, Jul 15th 7:15 pm Venue: DGA     Sou...

Join the Little Italy Association of San Diego, Mossy FIAT, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, The Stiriti Family, Mission Federal Credit Union and other FESTA! sponsors in celebrating the largest single-day Italian festival on the West Coast.   Take the San Diego Trolley (Green Line) to avoid parking challenges, use our convenient shuttle sponsor...

Il numero di italiani che si sono trasferiti nella nostra circoscrizione e' in costante aumento (+55% in sei anni), cosi' come il numero di cittadini stranieri che vogliono visitare il nostro Paese. Questo significa che anche qui al Consolato Generale d'Italia a San Francisco abbiamo bisogno di nuove e motivate risorse per aiutarci ad affrontare l'...

Abruzzesi & Molisani di California Celebrated their 23rd Anniversary On Sunday, January 27, 2013 approximately 70 members and relatives of the Abruzzesi & Molisani di California gathered in the beautiful Verdugo hall of the elegant Castaway Restaurant in Burbank to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the club. The event was organized extrem...

C'è un cuore friulano che pulsa nella Silicon Valley. Si chiama Fogolâr Furlan del Nord California e ha sede a Sunnyvale. La rete americana dei cervelli friulani si sta compattando grazie al ruolo strategico dell'Ente Friuli nel Mondo che con i friulani all'estero ambisce a realizzare una piattaforma di relazioni orientata al futuro, dove far conve...