Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive of the University of California recently presented the new film series centered on the great Italian directors of Western movies, "The Hills Run Red: Italian Westerns, Leone and Beyond."   The Series, running through January 27th, presents six classics by Sergio Leone, Sergio Corbucci, Damiano Dam...

The photo above was taken at a triumphant moment as the Italian community celebrated the welcomed news that the University of Berkeley was opening a brand new center for the study of Ancient Italy.   Now open and called the Del Chiaro Center for Ancient Italian Studies at the University of Berkeley, this new academic center is promoting and...

Assistant Professor - History of Art and Italian Studies - Renaissance/Early ModernVisual Culture. Departments of History of Art and Italian Studies, University of California at Berkeley. Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (tenure-track). Appointment effective July 1, 2015; candidate...

By Kim Westerman How is it that there are so many variations on the theme of flour, water, yeast, tomatoes and cheese? What makes pizza "authentic?" This food with Italian origins is now an American staple, and there are more styles than you can shake a stick at, the most common in the Bay Area being traditional Italian and Californian.   T...

This time our aperitivo will go big! We are organizing a "grigliata", an Italian BBQ to welcome new members of the UC Berkeley/LBNL community! We want this to be an opportunity for new members of the UC Berkeley/LBNL community to feel welcome in our university and meet our society. We invite all UC-Berkeley/LBNL affiliates, alumni and the...

Sixty years ago Anna Magnani won an Oscar for Best Actress for The Rose Tattoo, starring Burt Lancaster, directed by Daniel Mann. The Istituto Luce-Cinecittà dedicated to a great actress retrospective, La Magnani, who is conquering New York and will involve other cities of the United States- Chicago, Detroit, Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Francisco, H...

by Mauro Battocchi A new research center has been opened at UC Berkeley the Study of Ancient Italy. The center is affiliated with the Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology and will promote and advance the study of the many cultures of ancient Italy, with special emphasis on the Etruscans and Romans.   It will suppo...

Mr. Jonathan Moscone is currently in his 12th season serving as Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, organization that has its base in Berkeley. A renowned director, he has received an Award by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for "transforming the American theater through his unique and creative work".Besides his...

Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures announced that top international clubs Real Madrid CF and Inter Milan will face off at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on the University of California, Berkeley campus on Saturday, July 26, as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.   Kickoff for the contest, which will be broa...

Il circolo PD San Francisco-Berkeley-Silicon Valley e' lieto di invitare tutta la comunità italiana della Bay Area a un brindisi per le festività. Il brindisi sara' un'occasione per conoscere il circolo, e discutere insieme di idee per la comunità e per la politica in Italia. L'evento si svolgerà nella sala meeting, indirizzo 50 8th St, San Francis...