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La Scuola International School invites preschool to K-1 families to join a Virtual Information Session where you will hear from their Leadership Team and Educators.  In-person tour of the beautiful Reggio Emilia-inspired San Francisco preschool campus are also possible, while the Peninsula campus is being renovated. Thursday September 30 5.30 pm PD...

Sacramento officially has a “Little Italy.” The new historic district is in an East Sacramento neighborhood, bound by 48th and 59th streets, and J Street and Folsom Boulevard. The area includes several Italian-owned businesses, including Corti Brothers grocery store, Allora Italian restaurant, Talini’s Nursery, Mattone Ristorante, Frank’s Automotiv...

Giancarlo and Giovanni Cerri’s exhibition is an ideal opportunity for a comparison between this father and son, two quite different Milanese artists in their themes and expressive language. Giancarlo started out as a figurative artist focusing mostly on the theme of nature. His painting progressively evolved – in the nineties – into the abstract. G...

Below is a list of the top and leading Italian Restaurants in Sacramento. To help you find the best Italian Restaurants located near you in Sacramento, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. Sacramento’s Best Italian Restaurants:  The top-rated Italian Restaurants in Sacramento, CA are: - Il Fornaio Sacramento – an upscale r...

The ITTV Italian TV Festival will be back in L.A. October 30 through November 2! This year's slogan is “Let Italy Entertain You" and media partners include The Los Angeles Times and "Extra." The L.A. events follow the successful ITTV sessions in Venice, Italy. The festival will celebrate the boom in Italian shows airing in America including "Gomorr...

Over the past 50 years, contemporary Italian authors familiar to American readers were largely limited to Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and a handful of others. But thanks in part to the popularity of author Elena Ferrante—the so-called “Ferrante Effect”—the work of a new generation of Italian writers, especially women writers, is arrivin...

When Gail Reitano and her partner, Nick Bogle, want Italian food, they descend on San Francisco’s North Beach. Closer to home, which is in Bolinas, their favorite restaurants are Marin Joe’s and San Anselmo’s Insalata. If Reitano could have her favorite Italian dish, she’d have the vongole pasta in a white sauce, with fresh clams, that her father m...

It was with profound sadness that the IAMLA announces the cancellation of Taste of Italy 2021 due to the ongoing public health crisis. For the past eleven years, the IAMLA has taken enormous pride in presenting Taste of Italy, an evening of Italian food, wine, and culture to benefit the museum. The much-anticipated event provides critical revenue f...

Russo's New York Pizzeria, the only authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant, and pizzeria franchise concept, is set to open its first location in Fresno market later this year. The restaurant located at 1845 Herndon Ave, Ste. C Clovis, Ca 93611 will feature the restaurant's updated casual dining layout that includes an open-pizza concept stati...

Do you have needlework items with a meaningful story behind them? The IAMLA is seeking needlework—including sewing, knitting, crocheting, lacework, and embroidery - made by Italian and Italian American women for an upcoming exhibition. Please send the following to info@italianhall.org  Detailed photograph(s) of the needlework piece. Try to capture...

Oscar-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren will be honoured by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the long-awaited Los Angeles venue set to open this week. Loren is to receive the inaugural 'Visionary Award' from the Academy's new museum, alongside Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima who will be presented with the 'Vantage Award.' The Visionary Aw...

San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) will return to the historic La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas on Sept. 30 with the sharp comedy “Figli” (Kidz), directed by Giuseppe Bonito and starring Paola Cortellesi and Valerio Mastandrea. La Paloma Theatre has been SDIFF’s North County home since 2012 when the Film Festival expanded on its success in downt...