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Fernando J. Scarpa, Hollywood, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Fernando J. Scarpa: knocking on Hollywood’s doors

If you haven’t met Italian actor and director Fernando J. Scarpa yet, don’t miss his performance as a Master of Ceremonies on the occasion of L’Italo...
L’Italo-Americano 106th anniversary, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

L’Italo-Americano celebrates its 106th anniversary

Looking at the pictures of Los Angeles and of the Italian American community in the early 20th century, one can only imagine how hard it must have...
Andrea Pallaoro, La tragedia di Medea, Antica Grecia, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Andrea Pallaoro indaga l’universalità della tragedia di Medea dall’antica Grecia al deserto californiano

Dopo Compulsion di Egidio Coccimiglio, presentato la scorsa settimana, una speciale proiezione del film Medeas del regista esordiente Andrea Pallaoro...
Violin making, Mondomusica, from Cremona to Los Angeles, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The ancient art of violin making from Cremona to Los Angeles

The Italian city of Cremona, in Lombardy Region, is considered as the violin’s birthplace, where between the 17th and 18th century the Amati,...
Onorevole Gregorio Gitti, Incontro in Consolato, Los Angeles, Riforme istituzionali

Incontro in Consolato con l’On. Gregorio Gitti sulle riforme istituzionali

Da qualche mese a questa parte, nonostante i problemi di varia natura che interessano il Paese in questo delicato momento storico, il tema della...
Roma Citta' Eterna, Mostra The Making of New Rome

Una nuova mostra rivela il volto moderno della "Città Eterna"

Inaugurata recentemente all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles, la mostra intitolata The Making of (a new) Rome - Recent Works by Roman...
Fabrizio Mancinelli Composer, Italian Music, Los Angeles, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The Music of Dreams According to Italian Composer and Conductor Fabrizio Mancinelli

When he performed for his neighbors as a child, Fabrizio Mancinelli already knew what he wanted: “One of my biggest dreams was, one day, to compose...
Italian Trade Agency, Cambio sede, Los Angeles, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Cambio di sede e d'immagine per l'Italian Trade Agency

Seguendo le orme del Consolato Generale d’Italia, che si è trasferito nello stesso stabile lo scorso anno, alcuni giorni fa l’ex Italian Trade...
IALA, Italian American Lawyers Association, National Italian American Bar Association, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

IALA’s new leadership takes office and hosts the National Italian American Bar Association

Eager to connect more deeply with the local community, IALA’s schedule has been particularly rich in engaging events during the last week. On...
Writers Guild Italia, writers’ rights, Italian association, Italian culture, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Writers Guild Italia: a new association to protect writers’ rights

In July 2014, a new association was founded with the aim of protecting the interests, rights, and intellectual work of many fellow Italians who are...