Just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco — and 700 years into the past — distinguished professors from all over the world are lecturing on the work of 14th century Florentine poet and humanist Giovanni Boccaccio, renown for works such as Decameron and On Famous Women. Recently, San Franciscans enjoyed Pier Paolo Pasolini's Decameron at the Cas...

By Conor Shine The Clark County Commission has put off a ban on news racks along the Strip and instead will work with owners of the racks to come up with a compromise that limits obstructions for pedestrians.The issue: Commissioners considered an ordinance that would have banned all news racks along Las Vegas Boulevard from Russell Road to Sahara...

Oggi parliamo di Hyperfair, startup che realizza fiere virtuali online sfruttando la tecnologia 3D. La startup, fondata da Marco Campanari e Max Bonfanti, è in questi giorni sugli scudi per avere appena annunciato un round di finanziamento di 1,2 milioni di dollari.   L'investimento (cui hanno partecipato anche Atlante Ventures, il fondo di...

Longtime Palo Alto restaurant Zibibbo has shuttered after 17 years, owner Rowena Wu confirmed Wednesday. "Zibibbo has closed for good," she said, refusing to comment further.   Jose Sandoval, a San Jose resident who's been a cook at the restaurant for five years, said he was told last Friday that the restaurant was closing. He said the rest...

Chef Matthew Accarrino has just been named one of the Food & Wine's Best New Chefs of 2014. Born in St. Louis and raised in New Jersey, this American celebrity with undeniable Italian origins is used to say that when he was a child, his dream was becoming a professional cyclist.   However, when a tumour in his leg forced him to change hi...

C'è un cuore friulano che pulsa nella Silicon Valley. Si chiama Fogolâr Furlan del Nord California e ha sede a Sunnyvale. La rete americana dei cervelli friulani si sta compattando grazie al ruolo strategico dell'Ente Friuli nel Mondo che con i friulani all'estero ambisce a realizzare una piattaforma di relazioni orientata al futuro, dove far conve...

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 Hours: 6:30 PM Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Department of French and Italian at USC   In conjunction with the exhibit Massimiliano Gatti. Passages and on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini's death, the IIC remembers the director, poet, writer and intellect...

by Ezra David Romero   For many Americans, their only association with figs comes in the form of a Fig Newton. And indeed, once upon a time, most of the figs grown in California ended up in fig pastes and cookies like those familiar chewy squares.   But tastes change, and the fig industry has gone through tough times. Lack of demand a...

Consul General Perrone is going to pay his first official visit to New Mexico on April 14-16, during which he will be received by the Governor of the State, Susana Martinez.   The Consul General will meet with Italian individuals and associations in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos in order to reinforce the Italian presence in the State and to...

Distinguished international conductor and acclaimed Mozart interpreter Hans Graf, recently named Music Director Laureate of the Houston Symphony after serving as its music director for 12 years, makes his Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra debut conducting the highly anticipated Los Angeles debut of Italian piano sensation Alessio Bax, whose artistry "q...