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New Italian Language Classes to Start at SFIAC

The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) will begin its next session of Italian language classes beginning on Tuesday, March 24th. The SFIAC will offer three classes, which will be hosted for ten weeks on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. On Tuesday ... Read More

SFIAC Banquet Honors Alberto Cipollina, Past Presidents

When Alberto Cipollina, a more than forty-year member of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) became president in 2011, it was clear that things were changing. After years of disagreements and rancor about the future direction of the SFIAC, the newly-elected ... Read More

SFIAC TO CHEER AZZURRI ON TO VICTORY AT BIG BASH

By: Giuseppe Esposito.    Not since the Second World War has there been so much emotion in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood over the rivalry between Italy and England. It may not be a war that everyone is talking about, but one would be hard pressed to tell the ... Read More

NELLA NOSTRA COMUNITÀ
– ROGER BOSCHETTI: AN ICON IN THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY

ROGER BOSCHETTI AN ICON IN THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY    A man whose life made a real and lasting difference nella nostra comunità, Roger Boschetti stood out as a supporter of any and every Italian organization, club, or cause that he encountered. A former San Francisco ... Read More

DAVE DRAVECKY BREAKS BREAD AT SFIAC STAG DINNER

By: Giuseppe Esposito   The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) has long been the place where sports enthusiasts, amateur athletes, and even a few professionals have come together to break bread and enjoy some good old-fashioned male bonding. The club has ... Read More

SFIAC HOSTS ITS 94TH ANNUAL STATUTO RACE IN NORTH BEACH

By:  Francesco Romano   For the 94th time, the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) hosted the Statuto Race in North Beach. The Statuto Race commemorates the Statuto Albertino, the Italian “constitution” that laid the ground work for the unification of Italy in ... Read More

SFIAC SPONSORS CONTESSA ADRIANA VINCENZI

By: Giuseppe Esposito Columbus Day Celebration, Inc.'s newly-minted Contessa Adriana Vincenzi isn't the kind of person to let the grass grow under her feet.  As soon as she found out that she had been one of the young women selected to be part of Queen Isabella's ... Read More

SFIAC ANNOUNCES SUMMER ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

By: Ryan Russo    The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) will once again be offering a summer session for its award-winning Italian language classes. They will be offering two, five-week summer sessions: Session 1 begins June 9th and runs through July 12th, ... Read More

When the Old Country Becomes the New Country

By Francine Brevetti Why would I want to go to Sicily? My family’s from Northern Italy. Three reasons: My education in college and graduate school exposed me to the histories of ancient Greece, and Rome, their drama and their mythologies. I’m crazy about ... Read More

USA-ITA. L’INSEGNATE DELLA SCUOLA PUBBLICA NEL XXI°, UNA MISSIONE

di Mauro Aprile Zanetti Approfitto dello “spring break” — una pausa pasquale laica per non offendere alcun credo, secondo la religione delle religioni americane, cioè il make up del politically correct, dietro cui si agita il Re dei Re, Sua Maestà il Consumismo — per ... Read More

EXPO MILANO 2015: GOODBYE SOLAR PANELS, HELLO ‘SOLAR LEAVES’

Far from being an innovative technology, solar power has been a part of a strategy to switch from fossil fuels to green energy for decades. President Jimmy Carter installed a solar energy system on the roof of the White House in 1979 in response to the gas crises caused ... Read More