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Bear Hunt (detail), A.D. 300-400, Baiae, Italy, stone. Courtesy: The J. Paul Getty Museum

A peek at the new Getty Villa’s exhibition, Roman Mosaics across the Empire

Although, to date, the time machine is unfortunately just a sci-fi device, everybody can travel back to the past era of Roman Empire, simply by...
Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) President, Lorenzo Soria at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards nominations

Lorenzo Soria brings his journalistic professionalism to the chair of the HFPA

Lorenzo Soria’s parents were Jews, urged - by the suffocating climate following the “Italian Racial Laws” - to embark on a diaspora to Argentina...
Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist at JPL. Photo Courtesy of C. Zuffada

Cinzia Zuffada, a brilliant scientific leader at NASA’s JPL in L.A.

Time ago, there was a girl running freely along green hillsides and valleys. Since an early age, she was not afraid of animals, but, rather,...
Italian filmmaker Ettore Scola. Copyrights: Catherine Houard

We will never forget you, dear Italian maestro, Ettore Scola!

The 11th edition of the Los Angeles, Italia. Film, Fashion and Art Fest, held at the TCL Chinese Theatres, on the pre-Oscars week, from February 21...
Academy Award winner Composer Ennio Morricone and Consul General of Italy, Antonio Verde. Photo Courtesy of A. Verde

Consul General Antonio Verde: Spokesman of Italians Worldwide

Often, even among the most indefatigable travelers, everyone is happy to go back to the place they call home. Do you disagree with me? Please watch...
Photographer Lorenzo Capellini. Credit: Gaetano Gianzi

The adventurous life of photographer Lorenzo Capellini from Genoa to every corner of the globe

Likewise his fellow citizen, a certain Christopher Columbus, who reached the New World in 1492, Italian photographer, Lorenzo Capellini (born in 1939...
Nano Artist, Allessandro Scali. Photo Courtesy of A. Scali

A talk with Nano-Art pioneer, Alessandro Scali

Imagine a superior form of extraterrestrial life, endowed with a higher intelligence, landing on the moon’s surface. The alien picks up a human...
Frank Ferrante As Groucho Marx. Photo Courtesy of Frank Ferrante Productions

Conversation with comedian Frank Ferrante and his stage persona, Groucho

The New York Times has proclaimed Italian-American comedian/ director/producer Frank Ferrante (Los Angeles, April 26, 1963) as “the greatest living...
Italian Actress Valeria Golino– © arp

Valeria Golino talks about her last role under the spell of Naples

Special guest and recipient of the namesake award, at the TaorminaFilmFest @LA first edition (January 20-21), was Italian actress/filmmaker, Valeria...
Tiziana Rocca, General Manager of TFF, and actor Richard Gere. Photo courtesy of T. Rocca

How Tiziana Rocca brought the Taormina Film Fest to Los Angeles

Tiziana Rocca, general manager of the Taormina Film Fest since 2012, has been largely innovating the historic Sicilian festival, founded in 1955. Her...

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