Pianists Anthony Porter and Sarah Cahill, Soprano Amy Foote, and Bass Richard Mix present an evening of Italian contemporary pocket operas suspended in between the humorous and the apocalyptic.   Featured works are Fabrizio de Rossi Re's King Kong, amore mio (King Kong, My Love; 2011), on a libretto by Luis Gabriel Santiago, and the wor...

Join the vibrant community of Bay Area Italian language supporters on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Italian Cultural Institute at 601 Van Ness Ave in San Francisco.   The special event, called Aperitivo in Piazza, is hosted by the Istituto Italiano Scuola and will be a gathering of friends and family around the time-hono...

January 19 - February 24, 2017. Sardinian Textiles: An Exhibit of Contemporary + Antique Handwoven Art   An exhibit of hand-woven textiles from Sardinia, Italy, opens at the Italian Cultural Institute - San Francisco on January 19, 2017. The exhibit will feature contemporary weavings from the few remaining tessitori artigianali, Sa...

by Cahterine Accardi   How many people do you know that are capable of creating a new Italian verb and use that verb to name their art exhibit? Not many. Leave that kind of creative genius to our own San Francisco living legend, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.   On October 28, at the re-opening gala of San Francisco's Istituto Italiano di Cult...

Italian Innovation Day, The Future of Information Technology, Clean Tech Italia in San FranciscoOn the occasione of "2013 Year of Italian Culture in the US" the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture of San Francisco have proudly announced the "Italy Tech Week." The groundbreaking week will start next Tuesday, March 12, 20...

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015 Time: 6:30-8:30 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: Merola Opera Programme In collaboration with: IIC Merola 2012 and 2014 alumnus tenor Casey Candebat returns to San Francisco for a special one-night performance. O Holy Night of Opera features selections from Tosca and C...

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco, CA 94102 Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Viola Buitoni - Orietta Gianjorio   With all the media attention given to the questionable practices of It...

The 37th Mill Valley Film festival (October 2-12) will feature the Italian films Woman as a Friend and I Can Quit Whenever I Want.    Woman as a Friend (2014, 88 min). Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bu59gk1_0Q  Francesco and Claudia are two very good friends. He is a goofy, clumsy lawyer and she is a non-conforming...

Presentation of ON THE JOURNEY... nel mezzo del cammin, a short film by Maria Luisa Forenza. Followed by a roundtable discussion on the figure of Frank V. de Bellis, his Collection at SFSU and the intellectual legacy of the new Italians in the Bay Area.   An Italian woman and an American girl meet by chance at a crossroads in San Francisco....

Mine Vaganti (Loose cannons) - Ferzan Ă–zpetek. Sunday, here January 29, sildenafil 5pm - Oshman Family JCC / Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, physician  3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. The Cantone family owns a pasta factory in Lecce, in the conservative south of Italy. During a family dinner the parents, Vincenzo and Stefania, pl...