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Los Angeles

When reality is made on stage: Spettacolo and the living theatre of Monticchiello

T ruly poetic and delicately beautiful: this could be Spettacolo in a nutshell. But I wouldn’t pay it justice, because there’s so much more to it...

Columbus Day REPLACED in LA

On behalf of the Federated Italo-Americans , I want to thank you all for trying to preserve the second Monday in October as a celebration of Columbus...

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in an Italian start-up: Hippeas

An idea of Livio Bisterzo, Hippeas has now launched in America as a combination of two English words: Hippies and chickpeas - designed to push the...

San Francisco

Valerio Ruiz’s Docu-Film on Lina Wertmüller’s Talent and Story at Cinema Italia this September

The life and the career of Lina Wertmüller come to San Francisco on September 23 thanks to Cinema Italia. The Festival, which had the first 2017’s...

Commendatore Lido Cantarutti - Father of the Marin Italian Film Festival

Many people look forward to the fall months of September, October, and November. With them come cool breezes and milder temperatures. But the San...

Salento by 5, a memoir of traditions, stories, history, and recipes from Italy’s heel

Three local Italians and two American travelers, the love for the same land, Salento, and a great passion for travel and culture. Salento by 5 is...

Seattle

Gio Solimene Ross: The first First Lady of Seattle Opera

In 1975, just a dozen years after its founding, Seattle Opera created an international sensation when it staged the complete production of Richard...

Gai’s Northwest Bakeries: A Seattle institution and baking powerhouse for more than 50 years

From Seattle’s finest dining establishments to the local McDonald’s, from grocery stores to the Space Needle Restaurant, Gai’s Northwest Bakeries was...

Gelatiamo: Bringing the tantalizing taste of authentic gelato to Puget Sound

Maria Coassin is passionate about gelato. Not just its creamy texture, distinctive flavorings or even the specialty ingredients she imports from...

Portland

A Cena in Portland embodies Italian culture

Starting with the name A Cena (come to supper), everything about the restaurant in Portland, Oregon is welcoming; it feels like you are being invited...

Tuscan-style food alive and well at Gallo Nero in Portland

Why did Davide Filippini call his Portland, Oregon restaurant Gallo Nero? If you have time to sit down over a glass of prosecco and chat with him,...
Chef Enzo Lanzadoro and his wife, Linh opened Enzo's in 2010

Dining in Puglia on Alberta Street

Portland has no shortage of good international restaurants - whatever you are hungry for you will likely find it somewhere. Northeast Alberta Street...

New York

Antonella Ricco, chef ambassador for healthy nutrition and Mediterranean flavors

Healthy ingredients at the table? The quality of raw materials, the sustainability of the products and the simplicity of traditional recipes. All...

Helping Italian Artists Create Opportunity in the United States: Valeria Orani and Her “Umanism” Agency

A bridge is formed between Italy and the United States using creativity and culture to divulge Italian identity through the promotion of art,...
Audrey of Mulberry by Tristan Eaton - The LISA Project NYC. Photo: Rey Rosa Photography

Little Italy Street Art Project: Enlivening the Streets of a Historic Neighborhood, One Mural at a Time

Walking down Mulberry Street, gelato alla nocciola in hand, I couldn’t help but watch the old man wearing a vest and a coppola animatedly talking to...

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