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Architect Diane Favro. Photo Courtesy of D. Favro

Historical Architect Diane Favro and her 3D visions of Imperial Rome

Diane Favro, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA, as well as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of the Arts and...
Consul General of Italy, Antonio Verde. Agata Gravante Photography

“The Italian Republic had its 70th birthday, but it doesn’t look its age”

On June 2nd, 1946, Italians expressed their preference, through the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage. Republic won over Monarchy,...
Bassist Pat Senatore

Bassist Pat Senatore at the helm of Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill and Jazz Club

As a child, Pat (Pasquale) Senatore rebelled against a future, already written by his father, who wanted him to become the new violin virtuoso...
Founders and Organizers, Daniela Agostini and Paola Maria Savoia. Photo courtesy of P.M. Savoia

Paola Maria Savoia, queen of Italians in L.A., and her Epicureology

Paola Maria Savoia, native of Genoa (capital of Liguria, northwestern region of Italy), directly descends from the illegitimate branch 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...
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...
Editor Gabriella Cristiani. Photo Courtesy of G. Cristiani

Academy Award winning editor Gabriella Cristiani and her insatiable will to innovate

Editor Gabriella Cristiani (born in Foggia, city in Apulia, southern region of Italy), had the fortune to grow up in the film circles of Bologna (...
Documentary Filmmaker Brunella Filì. Photo Courtesy of B. Filì

Filmmaker Brunella Filì’s doc “passes through” the Emergency Exit to LA

According to the official statistics, offered by the Registry of Italians Resident Abroad (A.I.R.E.), over 27.000 Italians leave their home country...
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...
The Mediterranean diet has long been one of the healthiest diets known to man

Mediterranean Diet Roundtable: More Than Food, It’s a Way of Life

The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable (MDR) landed in Los Angeles, for its second edition (Beverly Hills Library, April 20-21). In 1975, the eminent...
Issnaf President, nephrologist, Vito Campese. Photo Courtesy of V. Campese

ISSNAF President, Vito Campese, makes a plea to Italian-Americans

“Italian-Americans across the United States, please help out!” This is the bare-bones message from Vito M. Campese, who ranks among the most...
Mediterranean Diet Roundtable

The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable in California: A new way to address America’s health challenges

Beverly Hills – The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable (MDR) brings its second event to sunny California, the most "Mediterranean" state of the Union, on...
Vincenzo Peruggia, the man who stole the Mona Lisa. Photo Courtesy of J. Medeiros

Joe and Justine Medeiros paint the full picture about the Mona Lisa’s theft

Joe Medeiros and his wife/producer, Justine Mestichelli, after a pernickety investigation, lasted about five years, were able to connect all the dots...

Madame Butterfly: Pinkerton and Cio-Cio San enthralling in Los Angeles

Why has Madame Butterfly endured within the modern opera repertory and become a favorite of audiences throughout the world? One reason might be that...
Massi Furlan. Photo credit: Isabella Vosmikova

Italian actor Massi Furlan takes a leap into the big league with Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’

In the life of an actor there is plenty of competition, plenty of rejection, plenty of obstacles to overcome. Even more so when you are a foreigner...

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