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When: October 18 2022 at 8:00 pm - Where: Theatre Raymond Kabbaz, 10361 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 - RSVP HERE ARTEMIS DANZA presents SECRET FIRES, a contemporary dance performance celebrating #Pasolini100. Produced by ARTEMIS DANZA / MONICA CASADEI With the contribution of the Ministry of Culture, Emilia Romagna Region, Province and Munici...

When: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 at 6:00 pm - Where: SFIAC, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco - Free admission for IIC and LDV members, General public: $10 - REGISTER HERE Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian businessman and former fascist who, with the collaboration of official diplomats, posed as the Spanish consul general of Hungary in the winter of 1944. During...

The famous Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari is bringing his talents to the Los Angeles area at the end of September.  Hailed as the “father of Italian blues,” Zucchero will play at Beverly Hills’ Saban Theatre on Sept. 30, one of several American stops on his World Wide Tour that started in April.  In July, Zucchero opened for the Rolling St...

When: October 11, 2022 at 7PM - Where: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St, San Francisco - Free Admission. Registration required. Masks and current proof of Covid-19 vaccination required. “In the seventies, as a young man, I started the "Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare" (New Company of Popular Singing), a musical band that took inspiration from unknown so...

Roberto Angotti, Tollo, Italy-Fullerton, California Sister City International Ambassador, Laura Lasorda, daughter of Tommy and Jo Lasorda, and Felipe Ruiz, longtime personal assistant to Tommy Lasorda, moderate Lasorda Legacy Baseball Author Roundtable featuring an all-star cast on Tommy Lasorda Day.  Thursday night, September 22, 2022 at 7:30 pm i...

When: October 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome Street, San Francisco - In cooperation with Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia and Association El Fogolar Furlan SF Under the auspices of Comune di Udine, Fondazione Friuli and of the Consiglio Regionale del Friuli-Venezia Giulia. The documentary...

Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors in movie history. His works are eclectic and his passion for portraying the lives of real people is applauded by critics. He’s poured his heart and soul into each and every one of his movies and he’s got a unique dedication to actors that he works with with continued collaboration spanning decades. There...

For Giorgio Chiellini, all it took was one eye-opening moment for him to realize just how big soccer has gotten in the United States. Shortly after arriving at LAFC in June, following 17 trophy-filled years with Juventus, the legendary Italian defender noticed several people staring at him on the streets of Los Angeles. It was a far cry from his pr...

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...