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Shimon accepting NJIT award; Photo Credit: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Shimon Schwarzschild and his ecological battles to protect Assisi and California

Shimon Schwarzschild, like Saint Francis of Assisi, could have opted for a comfortable and lucrative life, but instead has chosen a more steep and...
Filmmaker Giuseppe Sterparelli at Burri Museum. Photo by Stefano Giogli

Giuseppe Sterparelli inaugurates Burri Prometheia in L.A.

Italian figurative artist, Alberto Burri (Città di Castello, province of Perugia, Umbria 1915 – Nice, France 1995), took a degree in Medicine and...

Alexia Melocchi and her old-time studio system in miniature

Alexia Melocchi, native of Milan, Italy, spent her teenage years in Los Angeles and, at a very young age, crossed the gateway to Hollywood. Since...
 Elisabetta Ciardullo, president of Think Italian! Events - Photo by Pina Di Cola

Think Italian! Events Brings LA’s Top Chefs into Your Home

Listening to Elisabetta Ciardullo’s first experience in the US, I couldn’t help thinking about the fictional nanny Mary Poppins. Just as the British...
Maddalena Bearzi

Maddalena Bearzi and her mission to protect SoCal dolphins

Are you familiar with those hardcore conservationists, paladins of our beautiful planet and its amazing variety of animals and plants, the likes of...

Peppe Voltarelli sings Profazio, folk soul from Calabria

Peppe Voltarelli, a Calabrian folk singer-songwriter, with a musical career spanning over twenty-five years and two prestigious “Tenco Awards” under...
Sommelier and Wine Educator Giammario Villa. Photo Courtesy of G. Villa

Six food experts give their personal recipe for sustainability

O n November 30th, it took place, at the Italian Cultural Institute in L.A., a round table discussion about food sustainability in the greater Los...
Entrepreneur, philantropist, artist Dick Marconi. Photo Courtesy of Gaya Lynn

Dick Marconi, a success story against great odds

Dick Marconi is a man with many facets. Despite a tragic chemical accident left him blind in his left eye, he grit his teeth and pursued many...
Italisan Founder, Vera Tucci. Photo Courtesy of V. Tucci

Vera Tucci and her democratization of “Made in Italy” in the US

E ntrepreneur Vera Tucci divides her life and her heart between Italy, her home country, and the US, where her innovative e-commerce venture is...
Realtor Enzo Ricciardelli

Realtor Enzo Ricciardelli will help you find your dream house in L.A.

As Carlo Levi himself declared, in reference to the origins of his well-known memoir’s title, Christ Stopped at Eboli (1945): “ The title of the book...

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