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La Schiava Turca, Parmigianino, Museo Nazionale Parma, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

"La Schiava Turca" Continues American Debut

Like so many women before her—let’s say, the Mona Lisa — La Schiava Turca (ca. 1531–1534), or The Turkish Slave, is most famous for an enigmatic...
Rosetta Costantino, Calabria, Italian Cuisine, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Beloved Cookbook Author Marks a Decade of Sharing Calabria

Rosetta Constantino has something to celebrate. In just two short months, she will be marking the 10-year anniversary of her Calabrese-inspired...
Mona Lisa, Dianne Hales, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Mona Lisa: Bay Area Author Finds the Woman Behind the Smile

If there ever was an honorary Italian, it must be Bay Area author Dianne Hales. Although the majority of her career has centered on health topics and...
Italian Cultural Institute, SF Design Week, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian Cultural Institute Celebrates SF Design Week

The Italian Cultural Institute joined in celebrating the 8th annual SF Design Week with a satellite exhibit from the Museo Nazionale della Arti del...
AdEspresso, Massimo Chieruzzi, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

AdEspresso Makes Optimizing Marketing Dollars a Snap

Like many entrepreneurs flocking to Silicon Valley to try their hand at startup success, AdEspresso is one of an astonishing number of local...
Master of Monologue, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, Futurist Leaders, Italian culture, Italian tradition

Master of Monologue: Massimiliano Finazzer Flory brings Futurist Leaders to Life

On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, award-winning Italian theater actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory stopped off at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor on his...
Beppe Severgnini, Splashes San Francisco, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Beppe Severgnini Splashes San Francisco with “Italians and Americans: How We See Each Other”

On Wednesday, May 7th, a packed auditorium of 500 attendees gathered at San Francisco’s Jewish Community Center to hear beloved journalist, writer...
Italian-American Artist, Fabric Traditions, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian-American Artist Keeps Fabric Traditions Alive

Being an artist is as much a part of Angelina DeAntonis’ genetic coding as her Italian ancestry and the great-grandfather she was named for. In...
Tablehopper, Dining Advice, Marcia Gagliardi, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

In Need of Dining Advice? Tablehopper’s Your Girl

Marcia Gagliardi knows food. And San Franciscans know her. In the past eight years since launching her e-newsletter and website Tablehopper,...
18 Ius Soli,  Italian Citizenship,  Fred Kuwornu, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Documentarian Fred Kuwornu Sheds Light on Italian Citizenship Struggles for Global Audiences

Fred Kuwornu is a true humanitarian documentarian, and while you wouldn’t know it from his last name, an Italian national drawn to giving...