LIFE & PEOPLE

Gatta Cenerentola-Cinderella the Cat: an “animated” and artistic view of Naples

The Italian animated feature film Gatta Cenerentola - Cinderella the Cat was screened at the TLC Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on November 27th. The...

Homemade gifts from an Italian kitchen

The holidays are here! If the thought of going to a crowded mall or buying yet another gift card leaves you stressed or depressed, consider making a...

Challenging tradition: Italy's third wave coffee scene

Click, click, tamp, swoosh! Click, click, tamp, swoosh! Clouds of steam plume above the shining, eight-spout Gaggia and a thick stream of unctuous,...

A different Italy at the Oscars: Carpignano’s A Ciambra

During the opening night of the 13th edition of Cinema Italian Style on November 16th, Italo-Americano interviewed Jonas Carpignano, director of A...

A tribute to Italian cuisine: Los Angeles celebrates the Second Annual Week of Italian Cuisine

T he Second Annual World Week of Italian Cuisine, held in Los Angeles on November 13-19, is an initiative of the Italian Government to support the...

A window on Italy: Cinema Italian Style

The 13rd edition of Cinema Italian Style, held on November 13- 21, is Los Angeles showcase for the best Italian movies of the year. Ten movies were...

Cycling in Ferrara - Emilia Romagna’s city of bicycles

Ferrara: oh, the tragedy of having overlooked this beauty of an Italian city for so many years! But we’re in the good company of a whole lot of other...

Nicoletta Machiavelli: from Italian movie star to Seattle language teacher

The camera loved Nicoletta Machiavelli, a sultry, dark-haired Italian beauty best known for her roles in the spaghetti westerns of the 1960s. She co-...

Bologna, capital of rediscovered flavors and “Made in Italy” culinary culture

For the longest time, Bologna has been happily known as “The Learned,” “The Fat,” or “The Red.” Until a few months ago, however, the city seemed to...

Italian fashion helps victims of Northern California fires

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, San Francisco’s Museo Italo Americano hosted a fundraising event organized by Isabella Weiss di Valbranca and...

An Italian November made of cinema and good food

We’ve just left behind this year’s celebrations - and controversies - of the Italian Heritage Month and only started thinking about our Thanksgiving...

Supporting the UNESCO candidature of the Neapolitan pizza making art

The event Tu Vuò fa’ il Napoletano - Facce da Pizza landed in the USA. The first of the three gatherings in support to the candidature of the...

CIAO – Coalition of Italian American Organizations

On September 20th, 2017, history was made in San Francisco’s North Beach District when the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) hosted the...

Italian pride: one day a year is not enough

In the US, the national debate on the country’s origins and heritage has involved also the Italian American community. At the heart of discussion,...

One, two, three steps to heaven

Rome’s Spanish Steps are famous around the globe. As too are Venice’s stepped bridges crossing her countless canals. And the Vatican Museum’s...

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