The IAC Ladies Auxiliary team, representing the Italian Athletic Club of Stockton, won the silver medal in the Open B Division at the United States Bocce Federation's U.S. National Championships during the week of June 21-27 in Methuen, Mass. The IAC Ladies Team competed against other U.S teams and pulled out the silver medal with seven wins and t...

by Nancy Casas   The American Cinematheque presented the European Film festival on Thursday, September 24th, for the opening night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. With special screenings of foreign films from Germany, Greece, and many more, Italian filmmaker Simone Borrelli's short film Eddy was a remarkable humanitarian presentation....

In business — and in life — it's always a good idea to "under-promise and then over-deliver." This ensures that others are happy with your work. And it keeps expectations in line. So, I begin this column on the Folsom Symphony with just a bit of anxiety. Because it is just knocking it out of the ballpark these days, to borrow a baseb...

Did you know that passion for the Italian language is booming in the Bay? As we ring in the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in America, it's important to note just how much Italian culture has already permeated the cultural fabric of the Bay. In this blog, we've discussed many contributions Italy has made to Bay Area culture, from technology and ventu...

On the occasion of the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies conference From Earthly Pleasure to Princely Glories in the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds   The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to invite you to a special evening   PROGRAM   6:45 PM Reception 8:00 PM Remarks and Screening of Film Clip...

By Roberto Bonzio   Quando era arrivato in California, aveva solo 29 anni ma nel giro di pochi mesi aveva compiuto una straordinaria performance entrando nella storia delle biotecnologie con un contributo fondamentale ad una invenzione di portata storica: l'insulina sintetica, rampa di lancio per un settore oggi in primo piano della scienza...

By Roberto Zanni Di solito quando si parla di 'Little Italy' si guarda alle città più grandi degli Stati Uniti, da New York ovviamente fino a Chicago, ma anche a San Diego. Una 'Little Italy' grande o piccola si può incontrare in quasi tutte le città degli Stati Uniti. Ma per trovare la più piccola delle 'piccole Italia' d'America si deve andare i...

by Mauro Battocchi   Did you know that Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 49? The Museo Italo Americano, in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, is proud to show you all of them through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers....

Convivio Center, a gathering place where residents and visitors are invited to explore the art, culture and history of San Diego's Italian community, welcomed Luca Forte, Director of Castellani Wines USA to Convivio on Friday evening November 15th.   Guests will be introduced to six Tuscan varietals during their wine tasting, an experience e...

"We started to explore new opportunities related to wearable tech devices more than a year ago. In recent months we met several times with Intel.   Their research team first came to see us at our center in Agordo, and later we went to Santa Clara, in California. At this point, why not signing a partnership?" said Massimo Vian, Luxottica CEO,...