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Traditional Italian masks at Taste of Italy event

Taste of Italy - Grab a bite and dance!

This event really deserves its name: Taste of Italy. Food you find here just tastes as it would if you were in Italy, in the North or in the South,...
Street vendors at the Feast of San Gennaro

Italy meets Hollywood – The San Gennaro Feast 2012

Like every year since 2002, Italian Folklore has taken over Hollywood, with the annual San Gennaro Feast. The three day event dedicated to the Patron...

Dall’Inferno al Paradiso - La trasformazione di Francesca da Rimini attraverso i secoli

Peccatrice o vittima di inganni, condannata alle pene dell’ Inferno o elevata ad eroina, Francesca da Rimini è sopravvissuta al passare del tempo,...
Lorenzo Jovanotti at Amoeba Los Angeles

Jovanotti fills Amoeba in Los Angeles

Second round for Lorenzo Cherubini, AKA Jovanotti, in Los Angeles. The Italian pop singer and songwriter stopped by Amoeba Records on August 13, for...

Seeds of the lemon grove, the Sicily of Joe D'Amato

Many authors have portrayed mafia in their novels, but not all are able to avoid the stereotyped image of Sicily and its people. Too often the...
Michéal Castaldo

Olive in music

An artist that gives food-inspired titles to his albums has to be one of a kind. Also, he has to be somehow Italian. Award winning musician Michéal...

Refreshing summer treats

Among other delicacies of the Italian cuisine, there’s one that everyone loves: ice cream. Italian ice cream, though, hasn’t that much in common with...
Luigi Pirandello

Pirandello on stage in Santa Monica

An author in the process of creating a story, who suddenly loses his inspiration and gives up on his work. He forgets that what he created will live...
From left: Mr Ugo Mamolo, Consul General of Italy Giuseppe Perrone and Mrs Ada Iezza

A day for Italian Republic, even in California

Last June 1st, the Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California celebrated one of the most important recurrences of the year, the Italian...

Calabasas Malibu Wine & Food Festival, fun for a good cause

Among all the food themed events in the Los Angeles area, the Calabasas Malibu Wine & Food Festival is for sure one of the best we have visited...