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TUESDAY, JUNE 24 - 3:30 p.m. bus departs IAHFIt's San Francisco Giants 2014 Italian Heritage Night! Our special event ticket package includes one ticket for the game (will be provided upon boarding) vs. the San Diego Padres, and access to the Italian Heritage Night pre-game party hosted by the Giants from 5:00-7:00 p.m. cultural entertainment,...

by Valerio Viale   Peppe Voltarelli, a Calabrian folk singer-songwriter, with a musical career spanning over twenty-five years and two prestigious "Tenco Awards" under his belt, has been touring campuses across the States to present his latest book + CD, Peppe Voltarelli sings Profazio.   He has been sharing this multimedia journey wi...

Convivio Center kicks off Venerdi Convivio on the first and third Friday evenings of each month at Convivio Center, Little Italy's sparkling new center of art, culture, and history. Italian tenor Rosario Monetti will take center stage, treating guests to a live cabaret performance showcasing his versatile vocal artistry. Internationally acclaimed a...

The 37th Mill Valley Film festival (October 2-12) will feature the Italian films Woman as a Friend and I Can Quit Whenever I Want.    Woman as a Friend (2014, 88 min). Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bu59gk1_0Q  Francesco and Claudia are two very good friends. He is a goofy, clumsy lawyer and she is a non-conforming...

ITALIAN BRED comes to the West Coast after a successful Off Broadway NYC run with Sold-Out Crowds and Rave Reviews. After several, seek standing room only performances at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, buy  Italian Bred moves to The Colony Theatre in Burbank to accommodate the frequent large crowds. ITALIAN BRED is a Fresh and Hilariou...

by Luca Dell'Aquila   Ululatori, gorgoglitori e sibillatori hanno invaso il Redcat di Los Angeles il 3 novembre scorso per una serata all'insegna dellla musica futurista rivisitata e orchestrata dal compositore, pianista, direttore e solista di strumenti atipici Luciano Chessa.   Protagonisti della serata, gli intonarumori di The Orch...

The San Francisco Opera will present the world premiere of Marco Tutinof's "La Ciociara (Two Women)" on June 13, 2015.   The company said Tuesday that the opera based on Alberto Moravia's novel of the same name will star soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci, tenor Stephen Costello and baritone Mark Delavan. Music director Nicola Luisotti conducts...

Presentation of ON THE JOURNEY... nel mezzo del cammin, a short film by Maria Luisa Forenza. Followed by a roundtable discussion on the figure of Frank V. de Bellis, his Collection at SFSU and the intellectual legacy of the new Italians in the Bay Area.   An Italian woman and an American girl meet by chance at a crossroads in San Francisco....

di Silvia Simonetti   Un mese dopo il Gay Pride di West Hollywood, la città torna a tingersi dei colori dell'arcobaleno in occasione dell'OutFest, il festival cinematografico che dal 1982 promuove il talento di registi LGBT provenienti da tutto il mondo. Tra i film selezionati, il cortometraggio "Luigi e Vincenzo" di Giuseppe Bucci andrà in...

Mine Vaganti (Loose cannons) - Ferzan Özpetek. Sunday, here January 29, sildenafil 5pm - Oshman Family JCC / Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, physician  3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. The Cantone family owns a pasta factory in Lecce, in the conservative south of Italy. During a family dinner the parents, Vincenzo and Stefania, pl...

The Italian American Heritage Foundation salutes "The Italian Masters" with a concert on March 15 at 7 p.m.The Ohlone Chamber Singers, directed by Michael Morris, will present the special program of choral music by major Italian composers Antonio Vivaldi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Gaetano Donizetti and Giuseppe Verdi. The concert also marks...

Coming off stellar performances for Team Italy in both the 2009 and 2013 World Baseball Classics, the love for Padres' outfielder Chris Denorfia overflows well beyond San Diego's Little Italy to the motherland where his paternal grandmother Michelina lived.