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The Italian TV Forum & Festival (ITTV), the world’s premiere event dedicated to the Italian audiovisual market and the connections between its international counterparts, announced today the festival will once again be returning to Los Angeles November 6 through November 9, 2022. Taking place at NeueHouse in West Hollywood and Terra Eataly in Centu...

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 12:00 Noon. Lunch will be served before the lecture - Where: La Cumbre Country Club - Lecturer: Gabriella Schooley (see short bio below) Cari Amici, Dear Friends, The Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Santa Barbara is delighted to offer this interesting presentation on the Venetian women of the 16th Centur...

On September 27, 2022, the Institute of European Studies of the University of California, Berkeley hosted a talk by an Italian academic, Professor Amedeo Arena, on the correspondence between the Neapolitan Enlightenment philosopher Gaetano Filangieri and the US founding father Benjamin Franklin. Anna Maria Di Giorgio, Director of the Italian Cultur...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) unveiled the newest addition to its permanent Hollywood exhibition earlier this month: an Infinity Gauntlet from the film Avengers: Infinity War. The gauntlet was modeled for actor Josh Brolin who played the supervillain Thanos in the film. It is part of an exhibition highlighting the achievements...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) kicks off its 16th year with "Qui Rido Io" ("The King of Laughter") on Oct. 12 at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) and runs through Oct. 22 online and at multiple venues. SDIFF was the passion project of Victor Laruccia who envisioned a film festival as a "piazza", a place where people could gather...

Joe Montana is a retired Italian American professional football player. He was a quarterback in the National Football League for 16 seasons. Montana is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks to have ever played the game. He is admired by many NFL football fans, particularly fans of the San Francisco 49ers, where he spent the first 14 seasons o...

When: October 21, 2022 | 7 PM (new time) - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco On the occasion of the 22nd annual Week of Italian Language in the World, with its theme this year, L'Italiano e i giovani (Italian and Youth), the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to host an intimate co...

When: October 21, 22 & 23, 2022 - Where: ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA - An Opera composed by Leonardo Vinci in 1725. Libretto by Antonio Salvi. A dark tale of post-Iliad trauma, vengeance, sexual havoc and threatened infanticide, composed by one of the early 18th century’s most brilliant and under-recognized operatic masters. Simila...

This wasn’t the first time Canyon Country resident Krissy Ball welcomed a stranger into her home. Over the years, she and her family have hosted foreign exchange students from the Netherlands and Japan through the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita.  On Friday, Sept. 23, she offered Andrea Franzoni from Brescia, Italy, a place to stay the night during a...

Saturday, October 15 10 am - 2 pm. With special performances by the Society’s Bambini Children’s Folk Dancers and the Balliamo! Adult Folk Dancers at both events. Admission is FREE and our community is invited! Guests at the Bocce Court breakfast are invited to tour the Italian Center during the event with our Italian Center volunteers. Visiting th...

When: October 13 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Where: Zoom 1 PM - Organized by Il Cenaacolo SF Sicilian researcher Angelo Coniglio will discuss the regions of the Italic Peninsula from which contributors and immigrants came to Buffalo, New York, and created a cultural community that continues to the present day.

Thursday October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Organized by Il Cenacolo SF at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton Street - San Francisco, CA. Three local historians from Friends of Isola Delle Femmine, Inc., a fellow Bay Area Italian club, will present a history of the Sicilian settlement in Pittsburg, California, and will discuss how thei...