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James Butler Bonham and James Bowie statues at Cenotaph memorial to the Alamo defenders, by Pompeo Coppini, in San Antonio Texas

Pompeo Coppini – Sculptor: Italian Born, Texan Reborn

Pompeo Luigi Coppini. The name itself conjures up images of greatness, eminence, and well, someone who must be pretty important, yes? Fortunate...
Italian Consul General Lorenzo Ortona, with JoJo Capece & Mrs. Sheila Ortona

Artists in San Francisco for Amatrice

On August 24, 2016, a devastating 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy. Hundreds of lives were lost, historic Apennine mountain villages are...

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...

BURRI Prometheia - 40th Anniversary of the Grande Nero Cretto

SYMPOSIUM, PERFORMANCE, FILM SCREENINGS, MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION January 9th and 10th, 2017 In 2016, concluding its most extensive retrospective ever...
Gabriele Mainetti’s THEY CALL ME JEEG (Lo Chiamavano Jeeg Robot) Wins the NICE City of Florence Award

Gabriele Mainetti’s THEY CALL ME JEEG (Lo Chiamavano Jeeg Robot) Wins the NICE City of Florence Award

The 20th edition of New Italian Cinema, presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) and New Italian...
Great Success of Cinema Italia SF for Anna Magnani Series

Great Success of Cinema Italia SF for Anna Magnani Series

Once again, San Francisco celebrated the great success of Cinema Italia with the all-celluloid "Anna Magnani - A Film Series" at the iconic Castro...
Monday night candlelight Vigil - Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims

Monday Night Candlelight Vigil - Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims

A message from Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino and Italian Consul General Antonio Verde: we invite you to attend a candlelight vigil on...
LA Restaurants Embrace Foodiamo and Friends' Initiative with an Amatriciana for Amatrice

LA Restaurants Embrace Foodiamo and Friends' Initiative with an Amatriciana for Amatrice

L'Italo-Americano is proudly supporting the relief initiative that is running in Los Angeles, California, after the Italy's earthquake. Our newspaper...
A Book of Condolence for The Victims of The Earthquake at The Italian Consulate in Los Angeles f

A Book of Condolence for The Victims of The Earthquake at The Italian Consulate in Los Angeles

After the severe earthquake that struck last August 23 affecting some regions in Central Italy, the Italian Consulate in Los Angeles will have be...
Rollicking good fun with Count Ory by Seattle Opera

Rollicking good fun with Count Ory by Seattle Opera

You may not have heard of Le comte Ory (Count Ory) by Gioacchino Rossini. Don’t feel too badly if you are unfamiliar with this work; many seasoned...
A Meeting in Los Angeles to Talk About the Future of Columbus Day

A Meeting in Los Angeles to Talk About the Future of Columbus Day

The Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission would like to extend an invitation to join us for a special conversation/dialogue with members of the...
2 Giugno. A Los Angeles la Festa Nazionale si fa Social!

2 Giugno. A Los Angeles la Festa Nazionale si fa Social!

La Festa Nazionale del 2 Giugno celebra la Repubblica Italiana, nata 70 anni fa dal Referendum istituzionale del 1946, e rappresenta un’importante...
"The Amazons In The Fortunate Isles" - A Preview

"The Amazons In The Fortunate Isles" - A Preview

ArsMinerva takes "THE AMAZONS IN THE FORTUNATE ISLES", composed by Carlo Pallavicino in 1679, on stage thanks to a world premiere at the Marines’...
June 2nd Art-Selfie Contest

June 2nd Art-Selfie Contest

To celebrate on June 2nd the 70th Festa della Repubblica, our National Day, the Consulate General of Italy wants to highlights the Italian artistic...
Italian Conductor Speranza Scappucci Debuts in Los Angeles

Italian Conductor Speranza Scappucci Debuts in Los Angeles

The dynamic and talented Speranza Scappucci was in Los Angeles preparing for her West Coast debut as a conductor for the LA Opera production of La...

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