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The Chico Sons and Daughters of Italy hosted its 23rd annual charity golf classic.  The event includes a round of golf, plus an Italian lunch and dinner. However, meatballs aren't on the menu. They're on the golf course. Participants competed in the frozen meatball putting contest. Dozens of golfers tried to hit a hole in one with a meatball. Some...

When: Fri Sep 30, 2022 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM PDT - Where: Amici Park, 1660 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101 Join us for our Little Italy signature event for 2022 as we present Gianni Russo ("Carlo" in The Godfather) as he recounts stories from the iconic film, provides excerpts from his best-selling book (Hollywood Godfather), and croons with the mu...

When: September 27 from 5:15 to6:30 p.m. - Where: Hybrid - UC Berkeley Campus and Zoom Speakers: Amedeo Arena, Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Naples Federico II; Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley; Sergio Strozzi, Consul General of Italy in San Francisco; Annamaria Di Giorgio, Director, Ital...

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the San Diego Italian Film Festival will return to the historic La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas on Thursday, Sept. 15 with a screening of the comedy “Mine Vaganti” (Loose Cannons). The screening will kick off the festival’s return to La Paloma while celebrating its late founder and president Victor Laruccia, who p...

Never one to hold back when depicting the truth, Pier Paolo Pasolini, nearly 50 years after his death, remains a defiant and relevant artist whose films embrace human dignity, condemn authoritarianism and contain vividly depicted sexuality. Worldwide tributes marking the 100th anniversary of Pasolini’s birth include a program in San Francisco where...

Venice, a city with 1200 years of tenacity and grace under her belt, is not new to struggle. From her earliest beginnings, she has endeavored to wrestle an existence out of a lagoon that both protects and punishes her. In recent years, the wakes of cruise ships have battered her fragile stones as tourism and economic realities have driven local Ven...

Neapolitan conductor Gaetano Merola, aided by San Francisco’s Italian community, founded the San Francisco Opera a century ago. For its 100th season, the Company has planned a rich variety of the innovative and the traditional, with two newly-commissioned works, new productions of old favorites, and established European operas that had their Americ...

A year and a half ago, Joe Musgrove came home. Now, the Padres’ ace has ensured he’ll be staying at home in San Diego for a long, long time. The Padres and Musgrove on Monday reached a five-year extension that, per a source, is worth $100 million and would keep Musgrove in San Diego through 2027. Shortly after reaching that agreement, Musgrove, wit...

When: Sat, September 17, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM PDT - Where: The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 As part of the exhibition Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora, the IAMLA invites you to a Crochet Circle and Art Performance. The event is an in-person collective...

Sunday 09/18/2022, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Marin Bocce Federation (550 B St - San Rafael - CA). RSVP here: $50/person for Museo members or $65/person for non-members. Come spend a lovely September afternoon in San Rafael while enjoying a fun and festive bocce ball tournament with the Museo Italo Americano. Registration fee includes a boxed lunch and dr...

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was posthumously unveiled Wednesday honoring legendary opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. James Conlon, the music director of the LA Opera, and movie producer Cinzia Salvioli spoke at the ceremony at 7065 Hollywood Blvd., between La Brea and Sycamore avenues. Pavarotti's daughter Cristina Pavarotti accepted the sta...

Beginning Friday, North Bay will step back in time and experience the magic of the classic circus as the authentic Zoppé Italian Family Circus comes to town. The big top of the Zoppé Circus is staged just as it was back in the mid-1800s, complete with costumes, music and acts to reflect its history, while adorned with international flags representi...