Los Angeles

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...

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...
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...
Associazione D.I.V.E.

Grande festa di Natale per l'associazione D.I.V.E. di Los Angeles

L’associazione D.I.V.E. di Los Angeles (Donne Italiane che Vivono all’Estero) ha tenuto l’annuale Festa di Natale domenica 11 dicembre presso la sede...
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...
From left to right - Francesco Carrozzini, Claudio Giovannesi, Gabriele Muccino, Gianfranco Rosi, Kasia Smutniak, Gabriele Mainetti and Edoardo De Angelis. Photo Credits sgpitalia

2016 Cinema Italian Style: Italian “Nouvelle Vague”

It just ended in Los Angeles, the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style - annual showcase of Italian films by the most talented filmmakers operating...
Star Chef Cristina Bowerman, President of the Association of Italian Ambassadors of Taste, Consul General Antonio Verde and Los Angeles based Italian Star Chef Antonio Murè (Barrique Restaurant), at the reception that Consul General Antonio Verde had at his official residence to showcase prestigious DOP products

The First Italian Cuisine in the World Week lands in L.A.

If I would ask any of you to tell me what is the capital of worldwide cinema, the obvious answer would be, Los Angeles. To be precise, its most...
A food expert and a real entertainer, chef Mario Batali presented his new cookbook, Big American Cookbook. 250 favorite recipes from across the USA. Photo credit: Ken Goodman

Chef Mario Batali Entertains Audience in Pasadena

I n the evening of October 26th, multi-awarded celebrity chef Mario Batali presented and signed copies of his just released cookbook, Big American...
Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema, fashion, food excellence and social commitment will be components of the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style, the Los Angeles showcase for...
The Annual Italian American Studies Association Conference, hosted by the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies (November 3-5, 2016)

The 49th Conference of Italian American Studies Association in a nutshell

From November 3rd to the 5th, at the campus of California State University , Long Beach ( CSULB ), it took place the 49th conference of the Italian...
Spotlight on the First Italian Cuisine in the World in Los Angeles

Spotlight on the First Italian Cuisine in the World in Los Angeles

Amuri. The Sacred flavors of Sicily - July 19, 2016 , Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles In anticipation of the 1st Week of Italian Cuisine in...
The First Italian Cuisine in the World Week (November 15-23)

The International Week of Italian Cuisine Is Coming This November

Trade fairs, demonstrations, master-classes , workshops, films , lectures, galas and special events aimed at showcasing individual Italian...
Centennial kickoff ribbon cutting by Steve Riboli. Photo Courtesy of San Antonio Winery

San Antonio Winery’s 100 years of palatable delights

On October 13th, San Antonio Winery, kicked off its 100th anniversary on its historic location in Downtown L.A. – once in the heart of the city’s...

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