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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...

Paul Sorvino was honored Wednesday night during a celebration of life at the Hollywood Museum. The actor passed away on July 25 from natural causes. His death was announced by his wife Dee Dee Sorvino and his longtime representative Roger Neal. Dee Dee, Joe Mantegna and Lainie Kazan spoke to Fox News Digital about the kind of man the "Goodfellas" a...

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, considered one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today, will receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award from the Location Managers Guild International at its 9th Annual LMGI Awards, set for August 27, 2022, at the Los Angeles Center Studios. The awards ceremony and dinner will hon...

There will be a new Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame: that of the great Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who died in 2007 at the age of 71. As usual, the Star will be assigned by Hollywood’s Chamber of Commerce. The unveiling ceremony is scheduled for August 24, 2022 at 11:30 am (PDT) at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard, with live broadcasting on walkoffam...

Every Sunday at Noon, the public can listen in to “Sacramento Italian Style”, hosted by Society President Phyllis Cupparo. We are proud to announce that Phyllis has won an award as Radio Producer of The Year- 2022 from KUBU Radio station for her weekly broadcasts of The Society’s Italian American Radio Show “Sacramento Italian Style.” Phyllis has b...