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The fundraiser gala this year was a chance to celebrate the achievements of our students and our school in 2013, as well as anticipate our needs for 2014.…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on December 7, 2013 at 11:09pm — No Comments
Our fundraiser on November 22nd was a great success, and thanks are in order for our amazing and generous sponsors. Without their donations to our silent auction and the delicious food for our guests to enjoy, the night wouldn't have been possible. Thank you all for your generosity! Grazie mille!…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on December 1, 2013 at 9:34pm — No Comments
Seeing as yesterday was Thanksgiving, I thought I'd close out my Cena Indimenticabile blog posts by sharing a great recipe of yet another roast bird. I hope you enjoy these recipes and share them with your family and friends during this holiday season.
The recipes and images are courtesy of my good friend, Taylor Louie. He is an amazing food photographer who truly understands the beauty of cooking from scratch and how food shapes culture.
You can find more of…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on November 29, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Three great opportunities are now in the works for 2014
to study and enjoy Italian lifestyle, speak with locals, eat great food and drink fabulous wines. Cooking classes, private tours, even a Puccini concert!
I am putting together small groups of students who want to live like Italian locals.
• Going to Lucca June 1-12
• Going to Tenuta Lupinari near Arezzo August 23 - 30
• Organizing a group for Puglia - near Lecce September 1-8
For more details…Continue
Added by Melissa P. Muldoon on November 23, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments
I Negrita sono un complesso Rock Italiano, originario della Toscana vicino a Arezzo, che unisce varie influssi dal blues, grunge e reggae e sensuali ritmi Latini per creare un nuovo suono fresco. Negli ultimi anni il gruppo ha avuto tanti…Continue
Added by Melissa P. Muldoon on November 23, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments
Ciao a tutti!
The schedule for the Winter term will soon be posted on ItaLingua's website. You will be able find the schedule and enroll in the classes through the website. The term lasts from January 6 to March 1, 2014.
Enrolling for a class at ItaLingua is easy. Clicking the "Enroll Now" button next to your class selection takes you directly to the correct form for each class.
Speriamo di vedervi presto…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on November 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Tagliatelle ai Funghi (adapted from…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on November 15, 2013 at 10:04pm — No Comments
Added by Gerald Benston on November 11, 2013 at 12:16pm — No Comments
As I had shared last week, I recently attended a wonderful dinner with friends from my study abroad program. We decided to relive some of our potluck dinner parties in Italy by crafting a home-cooked, authentic Italian meal. Now that we've gone through our first antipasto, a delectable…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on November 8, 2013 at 10:24pm — No Comments
We all know that food, friends, and family are at the heart of Italian culture. One is never far from the other. A few weeks ago, I reunited with some very good friends from my study abroad program for a special dinner. We decided to relive our days in Italy by cooking an authentic Italian meal.…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on October 31, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
ItaLingua is seeking a qualified volunteer to help our organization promote our Italian classes for adults and children in Berkeley. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual interested in enhancing ItaLingua's visibility and expanding program enrollment. The…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on October 22, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments
The iconic Italian jewelry company Bulgari takes the colloquial expression “bling bling” to a whole new level. Trendsetter in every sense of the word, Bulgari is always at the forefront of opulent luxury. It is a brand synonymous with glamour and celebrity, a personal favorite of icons like…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on October 20, 2013 at 10:19am — No Comments
Dear Students and Friends,
On Friday, November 22nd, ItaLingua is happy to announce that we are holding our annual fundraiser at the Italian Consulate in San Francisco. So far we are grateful to report that we have already received $ 11,800.00 in donations. Of this amount we received a most generous $ 10,000.00 donation from a friend of ItaLingua who believes in our mission to foster the Italian language and culture. To fulfill our fiscal responsibilities, it is my…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on October 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Please mark your calendars for Friday, November 22, 2013. Our annual ItaLingua Fundraiser is here again! We are pleased to announce that this year's event will be held at the beautiful Italian Consulate in San Francisco. More details on the event will be shared in the coming weeks.
As we plan the fundraiser, we need a bit of your help and generosity. Last year, attendees quite enjoyed the silent auction, bidding on items such as a Ferragamo bag, a night at the…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on September 23, 2013 at 8:35pm — No Comments
I would venture to say that Americans are, to a certain extent, raised on Italian food. It is the one foreign cuisine that is not quite so foreign to us anymore. Everybody is comfortable eating pizza, pasta, lasagna, and those other dishes ending in "-a." However, some familiar Italian…Continue
Gabriele Muccino's Ricordati di Me(2003) tells the story of the…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on September 2, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments
For students fluent in Italian who are looking to looking to broaden their knowledge of contemporary Italian literature, ItaLingua is offering a Letteratura class on Monday evenings during the Fall term. The book that we will be studying and discussing is L’amante senza fissa dimora.
For more information on classes and enrolling, please visit our school website or contact…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on August 29, 2013 at 9:55pm — No Comments
Ciao a tutti!
The schedule for the Fall term will soon be posted on ItaLingua's website. You will be able find the schedule and enroll in the classes through the website. The term lasts from October 7 to November 30, 2013.
Enrolling for a class at ItaLingua is easy. Clicking the "Enroll Now" button next to your class selection takes you directly to the correct form for each class. We are also now offering…Continue
Added by Francesca Gaspari on August 29, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments
Here at ItaLingua, we pride ourselves in offering classes taught by native speakers who not only love the Italian language, but who also have a passion in sharing their culture with others. The "Talented Teachers" blog is a series of short interviews with the wonderful teachers we have at ItaLingua. Today we…Continue
Added by Mariel Martinez on August 21, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Tutto il fascino di un antico borgo nel cuore dell’Umbria, a pochi chilometri da Perugia. È l’atmosfera che si vive nel Borgobrufa SPA Resort, un hotel che mantiene intatta l’architettura originaria tipica umbra.
Il clima spensierato delle vacanze aiuta a prendere tutto con più leggerezza ed entusiasmo. Tanto più se ci si trova in Italia. Per regalarvi un po’ di relax in piu’ potete soggiornare qui e regalarvi un weekend di…Continue
Added by anna volpicelli on August 19, 2013 at 8:32pm — No Comments