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Italian roots, Second generation, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Staying true to your roots: the experiences from the second generation

Driving along India Street in Little Italy, among the many boutiques and restaurants that line the one-way streets that are common to many...
Convivio Center, San Diego, Ingrid Croce, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Convivio Center honors heritage with lecture series

When the Convivio Center first opened its doors little more than one year ago, it had one main vision. Connection. Not only did it want to connect...
Cookies con Amore, Fernanda Capraro, Secret Ingredient, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The Secret Ingredient is Love: Cookies Con Amore

Baking always played a large role in Fernanda Capraro’s childhood in the village of Sant Elia in southern Italy. Her next-door neighbor Angelo played...
Fringe Festival, Sicilian Stage Drama, San Diego, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Fringe Festival Showcases Sicilian Stage Drama

The second annual San Diego International Fringe Festival launched on Thursday, July 3. Boasting more than 75 shows, 200 artists and close to 400...
UniCO, San Diego, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Bridging the generations of UNICO, San Diego Chapter

It is said the only constant thing in life is change. That may be true, but knowing that doesn't make change any easier. Being the person to bring...
House of Italy, San Diego, Italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The Riches of Italian culture and heritage: the House of Italy

The year was 1935. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, yet San Diego opened the doors to its iconic Balboa Park for its...
Taste of Little Italy, San Diego, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Serving up Little Italy on a platter: Taste of Little Italy 2014

There are several different neighborhoods in San Diego: There's Hillcrest, North Park, Downtown... Each offers a unique personality and character to...
Laura Massoni, Travel Italy, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Experiencing the real Italy with Laura Massoni

Ready for a vacation? Where would you like to go? Odds are Italy is somewhere on your list of must-see travel destinations. Italy is on most people's...
Aldo Della Ragione, For the love, country and poetry, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

For the love of country and poetry: San Diego’s Aldo Della Ragione

If art and architecture are the fabric of Italian history, then literature and poetry are the threads that weave it all together. When you have...
Movies under the stars, cultural experience, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Movies under the stars: a cultural experience with Giuseppe Annino

On March 2 of this year, Paolo Sorrentino took home an Oscar for his masterpiece, La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) won in the category of Best...

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