Monthly Archives: July 2014


It seems that my link for signing up for Ferragosto isn’t quite right.  It is better to go to the main page for the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation/Santa Barbara:  Then you will see that the first item is about … Continue reading

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Ferragosto…in Italy and Santa Barbara

On Sunday, August 17, three Italian-American organizations in Santa Barbara—the Italian American Boot Club Santa Barbara, the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation/Santa Barbara, and Unico Santa Barbara– will host the 2014 Ferragosto celebration.  This is both an ancient and Christian holiday … Continue reading

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Meet Jacopo

In the summer of 2013, Bill and I had the honor of being “compeers” to an Italian pianist studying at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.  The students at the Academy are called Fellows, and a compeer … Continue reading

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