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Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Italian spirit of discovery: to the New World and beyond

Italy is a land of saints, poets, and sailors. This was as true in the 15th century, when Christopher Columbus sailed off, as it is today. Creativity...
Maria Montessori, Educational method, Italian education, American education, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Maria Montessori’s pioneering educational method that shaped successful American businesses

Last week, Google celebrated its 16th anniversary. Behind the creation of the web giant, as well as of others the likes of Amazon and Wikipedia,...
Piero Lissoni, Italian design and architecture, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Piero Lissoni: the humanistic approach to design and architecture

On Wednesday, September 17, the GRAYE showroom in Beverly Hills hosted an interesting round table on contemporary design and architecture trends,...
Marcello Mastroianni, Tuscan retreat, 90th anniversary, Italian actor, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Mastroianni’s Tuscan retreat for sale in the 90th anniversary of his birth

If you are a fan of La Dolce Vita and dream of the Italian hill landscape, the perfect house for you has just been put on the market. Of course, you...
Sophia Loren, Olympus of cinema, Italian actress, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Sophia Loren: an Italian goddess in the Olympus of cinema for over 60 years

If you ask any woman who she dreams to look like at the age of 80, she would probably say Sophia Loren . A real icon of cinema and style, the Academy...
Renzo Piano, Italian design, Jurassica, Creativity, functionality, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Renzo Piano: the perfect balance between creativity and functionality

While film lovers eagerly await Jurassic World , the fourth chapter of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic saga - despite the nonsense debate caused by a...
Giovanna Gattuso, The King is Naked, Italian Music, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Giovanna Gattuso: turning politics into music with "The King is Naked"

The King is Naked is an expression derived from the famous tale by Han Christian Handersen, entitled The Emperor’s New Clothes and published in 1837...
Italian American community, Los Angeles, Italian Institute, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Italian American community of LA says Grazie and Arrivederci to a great team

All the good things come to an end. We know that and yet, when it happens, we can’t help being upset and concerned about the future. With the end of...
2014 Hollyshorts Film Fest, Los Angeles, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Sexy Shopping shines a light on Italy at the 2014 Hollyshorts Film Fest

The 10th edition of the annual Hollyshorts Film Festival returned to the Chinese Theater, featuring a selection of Italian short movies, including...
Lamborghini, 50 Years, Italian excellence, Made In Italy, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Lamborghini: Italian excellence from the fields to the racetrack

In the beginning was the tractor. Surprisingly enough, farm machinery is the forefather of an icon of automotive Made in Italy that has also become a...