Friday, November 30 | 8:00pm | San Francisco. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 Franklin at Geary. Saturday, December 1 | 8:00pm | Palo Alto. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley at Hamilton. Sunday, December 2 | 4:00pm | Berkeley. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft at Ellsworth. General: $30 ($35 at the door) | Senior: $25 ($30 at the...

The Italian Flag Raising was held Saturday September 30th at Town Hall to recognize the month of October as Italian Heritage Month. Councilman Keith Buscio, Councilman John Bacchione, Council President James Byrnes and I joined with members of the Holiday City / Silver Ridge Park Italian American Club as we presented them with a Proclamation. Berke...

Wednesday September 26, from 19:00 to 21:30 PDT. Lucia's, 2016 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704. Get tickets here. BAC Talks are ten-minute presentations on a variety of topics that we believe you will find captivating regardless of your field of interest. Following the talks, you will have the opportunity to chat with the speakers and the partic...

A press release earlier today from Pro Recco, the Italian First Division water polo club, was a flash of promising news for Luca Cupido—and positive vibes for the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team as well. Formerly with the University of California at Berkeley, the 6-4 attacker who last June was awarded the Cutino Award as America’s top male collegia...

Proportion, harmony, mythological subject-matter – all well-known and indisputable effects of classical recovery on Renaissance artistic expression. But James  G. Turner (James D. Hart Chair in English at UC Berkeley) in Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality, and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy underscores an easily neglected side of art and court culture d...

Steven Botterill, a UC Berkeley professor of Italian studies, died at age 60 on May 5. Botterill came to UC Berkeley from England in 1986 to become an assistant professor of Italian studies, according to Albert Russell Ascoli, a professor and colleague of Botterill’s for 23 years in the campus department of Italian studies. He added that Botterill...

You’re used to coffee on the go. Why not pizza? After years of dripping grease and folding triangular slices, the folks at Italy-based Kono Pizza developed an ingenious way of eating pizza. It’s in a cone. Seems like the kind of thing you’d see deep-fried at a state fair, but it actually started in Italy in 2004 and expanded to the United States ma...

Berkeley community members will be able to eat pizza from a cone at 2282 Fulton St. within the next month. Kono Pizza is a chain that offers a variety of cones, or “kones,” that range from traditional pepperoni and chicken parmesan to desserts such as Nutella and cannoli cones. Certain flavors available are also unique to location; for example, the...

Due provvedimenti di sostegno allo studio e alla ricerca. Li ha adottati con due differenti delibere la Giunta regionale nella seduta odierna: da un lato uno sostegno agli studenti per i loro studi all'estero (38mila euro di bilancio regionale), dall'altro nuove risorse (3 milioni di euro) per i dottorati di ricerca. Il primo provvedimento riguarda...

THE People's Park is hosting a 'fantastico' celebration of all things Italian with the Viva Italia festival.The two-day event celebrates the cinema, cars, fashion and food of Italy and marks the first Italian festival in Jersey in two decades. Among the highlights across the weekend are three cooking demonstrations from celebrity chef and This Morn...