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Solemn processions and rituals can be found all over the country

Easter in Italy – Celebration of spirituality

Many are the traditions and ceremonies that characterize the Easter week in Catholic Countries, from special food and recipes to the decoration of...
Alcuni dei prodotti eno-gastronomici presentati a Beverly Hills dalle aziende calabresi

Specialità regionali d’Italia – La Calabria incontra la California

La tradizione culinaria del meridione si fa strada in California, grazie alla collaborazione tra Regione Calabria e Italy-America Chamber of Commerce...
A historic photograph of the Italian Hall in downtown Los Angeles

Chasing Ghosts – Traces of Italian history in L.A.

The history of Los Angeles interweaves with the history of the Italians much more than most of us can imagine. And if we Italians had the chance to...
From left: Maria Savino, Lino Cicone, Cecilia Foschetti, Mike Foschetti, Chairman of San Joseph's Table at St. Peter's

History and traditions – St. Joseph Tables in California

As Italians, we brought to the U.S. many customs and traditions, and we keep honoring them as our ancestors used to do. But do we know where those...
Il cantautore italiano Biagio Antonacci

Biagio Antonacci negli Usa - Esce in America "Sapessi Dire No"

Vent’anni di carriera segnati da continui successi e da un pubblico sempre più numeroso: ora o mai più, si sarà detto Biagio Antonacci. Il cantautore...
Il Presidente Lucia Peretti (prima a sinistra), con un gruppo di DIVE e l'ospite della serata, il Console Generale Giuseppe Perrone

DIVE a Los Angeles - Una rete tutta al femminile

“Le donne sono state sedute in queste stanze per milioni di anni, cosicché ormai perfino le pareti sono pervase dalla loro forza creativa, che...
Producer Cory Sheperd, Dr. Gino Strada and director Kief Davidson at IAMLA. Photo credits to Ivy Ney

Hollywood and the Italian community honor Dr Gino Strada

A war surgeon in L.A. - Hollywood and the Italian community honor Dr Gino Strada Seeing Gino Strada in an elegant suit, walking the red carpet of the...
Principessa Giorgiana Corsini wearing the hats of Hats on Film - Photo credits: Gianfilippo De Rossi

Handicraft in Italy – What will survive and what will disappear

Between wine and hats there’s sometimes a connection: tradition and craft production. In Los Angeles for the opening of Hats on Film (currently on...
Quentin Tarantino wins his second Oscar for Best Original Screenplay with Django Unchained.

Tarantino’s second Oscar – A homage to Italian Westerns

Tarantino’s second Oscar – His Django Unchained pays homage to Italian Spaghetti Western After almost twenty years, Django Unchained got Quentin...
From left: Los Angeles, Italia founder and director Pascal Vicedomini with actors Al Pacino and Michele Placido

Los Angeles, Italia – Italian-American icons to the stage

Los Angeles, Italia – This year’s festival brings to the stage Italian-American icons Big names this year at the Los Angeles Italia, the festival...