Renowned family-owned Italian salumi purveyor Fratelli Beretta is pleased to introduce Prosciutto di Carpegna DOP to the Los Angeles market for the first time in brand history. Following its New York launch in late 2018, Prosciutto di Carpegna is now featured on menus at prominent Los Angeles restaurants as well as available for purchase in limited...

It’s official. Last week, beloved Lucca Ravioli Company closed shop in the Mission District, breaking the hearts of customers and lovers of all things Italian in San Francisco. Since 1925, the little shop had been selling imported wines, cheeses, cold cuts, olive oils, pastas and more. But more than that, it had served as a landmark, preserving wha...

As part of the 2nd edition of Fare Cinema - The Week of Italian Cinema in the World, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco presents Endless Michelangelo (Michelangelo Infinito), a film by Sky Arte directed by Emanuele Imbucci, with Ivano Marescotti and Enrico Lo Verso. The film is in Italian, with English subtitles. Duration: 100 min., 20...

The Winters Theatre Company has selected “Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding as their spring dinner theatre production at The Palms Playhouse in Winters. There will be three performances: Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, when doors will open at 6:30 p.m. (show beginning at 7 p.m.), and Sunday, May 19, when the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show will...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the world’s most popular sparkling wine, is pleased to announce that ‘National Prosecco Week’ will return for its second year from June 3-9, 2019 and will include exclusive events, restaurant and retail promotions and masterclasses for media and trade in New York, Miami, Nashvi...

Abbiamo incontrato l’arcivescovo Salvatore Joseph Cordileone pellegrino per la prima volta nel santuario del Volto Santo a Manoppello. Nome e cognome dell’arcivescovo non nascondono le evidenti origini italiane. Nato a San Diego (1956), è arcivescovo di San Francisco dal 2012. Prima ancora ha esercitato il ministero episcopale nelle diocesi di San...

As soon as Lucca Ravioli Co. opened its doors Tuesday morning, the place was packed with people and sorrow. It was the last day for the 94-year-old Mission District business, and regulars dropped by to pay respects. They took selfies in front of the windows, covered with hand-painted signs. They reminisced about their earliest Lucca experiences. An...

In the late 1930s, Walt Disney embarked upon a collaboration with conductor Leopold Stokowski to create a "Concert Feature," in which Disney's artists and storytellers were to be inspired by classical music when creating the visuals for the animated segments of the picture. Of course, this collaboration resulted in Fantasia (1940), which, even toda...

Si è tenuta la terza riunione annuale degli insegnanti d’italiano sotto il patrocinio del console generale Lorenzo Ortona.  La responsabile dell’ufficio scuole, Anna Zeppieri, ha illustrato i programmi fatti durante l’anno e la crescita che la lingua italiana sta facendo in questo territorio. In crescita sono anche gli studenti che prendono l’esame...

Once again, a couple of down-to-earth brothers from the Midwest are proving the sky is the limit for Italian Americans in Tinseltown. Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of Avengers: Endgame, have just unveiled the most popular (and most profitable) cinematic experience in Hollywood’s history. Just take a look at the numbers so far, as audiences f...