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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...
Prof. Massimo Ciavolella. Photo Courtesy of M. Ciavolella

UCLA’s Professor Ciavolella inspired one of The Name of the Rose’s characters

For whoever has chosen to settle in North America, to carry on his/her scientific research, or further his/her field of studies, there is an...
Bear Hunt (detail), A.D. 300-400, Baiae, Italy, stone. Courtesy: The J. Paul Getty Museum

A peek at the new Getty Villa’s exhibition, Roman Mosaics across the Empire

Although, to date, the time machine is unfortunately just a sci-fi device, everybody can travel back to the past era of Roman Empire, simply by...
Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) President, Lorenzo Soria at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards nominations

Lorenzo Soria brings his journalistic professionalism to the chair of the HFPA

Lorenzo Soria’s parents were Jews, urged - by the suffocating climate following the “Italian Racial Laws” - to embark on a diaspora to Argentina...
The creator of the Fasting Mimicking Diet Valter Longo with Salvatore Caruso 110 years old, the oldest living man in Italy

Valter Longo and his elixir of longevity

If the idea of living longer has ever intrigued you, Valter Longo’s Fasting Mimicking Diet may be the secret. Associate Professor of Gerontology and...
Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist at JPL. Photo Courtesy of C. Zuffada

Cinzia Zuffada, a brilliant scientific leader at NASA’s JPL in L.A.

Time ago, there was a girl running freely along green hillsides and valleys. Since an early age, she was not afraid of animals, but, rather,...

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