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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...
Jennifer Ferro, President, KCRW, Los Angeles

A Conversation with KCRW’s President, Jennifer Ferro

KCRW (89.9 MHz FM) is a National Public Radio station – founded at the conclusion of WWII - broadcasting from the campus of Santa Monica College, in...
Columbus Day today is a public celebration open to all those who share the warmth, the flavors, the history, and the values of Italy in the United States

Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People’s Day?

Recently, at City Hall East, Press Conference Room, it was held a discussion among representatives from the Indigenous Community and the Italian-...
Giovanna Napolitano, Antonio Verde -Consul General of Italy and Giuseppe Campochiaro in front of LA Consulate. Photo Courtesy of LA Consulate

Love Wheels 646: transcontinental bike ride to spread Samnium’s values in L.A.

In 2014, Giovanna Napolitano e Giuseppe Campochiaro, an Italian young couple, traversed by foot the pilgrimage route to Santiago De Compostela (...
Multi-Awarded Screenwriter Dawn Spinella. Photo Courtesy of D. Spinella

Dawn Spinella, Screenwriter at the Confluence of Science and Autobiography

Do you remember those adventure movies, in which a kid, or a bunch of them, find in their attic (or basement) some sort of treasure chest, containing...
Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy has recently ventured to put in motion the first Italian gourmet food truck that blends the elements of colorful street art with the freshness of handmade pasta. Photo credit: Marco Piovanotto

The Prince of Venice brings “Magic and Pasta” to L.A.

Once upon a time, there was a prince at the wheel of a colorful pasta food truck. Alongside him, there was a chef who operated a pasta machine, that...
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...
President of Fondazione Italia - Paolo Miliozzi surrounded by his team of teachers and educators. Photo Courtesy of P. Miliozzi

Paolo Miliozzi, President of Fondazione Italia, Paladin of Our Language

Paolo Miliozzi grew up in Civitanova Marche, Adriatic seaport in Italian region of Marche. Strangely enough, historically this area didn’t give birth...
Federated Italo-Americans of California President Ann Potenza

Ann Potenza: Building a Virtual “Little Italy” in LA

Ann Potenza, President of Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California, has a clear and lucid vision of what the older generations of Italian-...
Oscar Farinetti, the founder of upscale Italian food market Eataly

Century City Mall Awaits Italian Food Par Excellence

Straightforward, innovative and an excellent communicator, these are just a few of the adjectives that can be used to describe the business owner...
Chef and Restaurateur, Celestino Drago. Photo Courtesy of Katie Conway

Celestino Drago: Italian Excellence in the LA Food Scene

It could have been a completely different story. Celestino Drago, who comes from the Province of Messina (Sicily), might have become a successful...
Talent manager Zeno Pisani

Zeno Pisani: the Italian Manager of Hollywood

Zeno Pisani was meant to shine among the Hollywood stars. For more than 20 years he has been speeding across the roads of Beverly Hills, West...
Actress Laura Zenoni. Photo Courtesy of L. Zenoni

A new wave of Italian-Americans floods in the Hollywood Fringe Festival

The 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival (June 9-26) - annual, open-access, community-derived event dedicated to showcase uncensored contemporary stage...
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...

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