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Naples’ Christmas Alley, Via San Gregorio, holiday season, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

A walk through Naples’ Christmas Alley to kick off the holiday season

Christmas is in the air. In the U.S. as well as in Italy, decorated trees and nativity scenes show up everywhere, inside the houses and in the...
Italian Tramer Art Lounge, Los Angeles, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Italian Tramer Art Lounge: a new meeting place for artists, travelers, and dreamers

Black walls and suffused lighting, Italian Tramer Art Lounge immediately stands out as something new and different from most art galleries in town...
Consul General, Antonio Verde, Los Angeles, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Consul General of Italy Antonio Verde takes office in Los Angeles

A month ago, Antonio Verde began his mandate as Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, with jurisdiction also over Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada...
Cinecittà, Hollywood, Ben Hur, 007, Italian Cinema, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

From Ben Hur to 007, Cinecittà welcomes back the international majors

Sometimes we are too prone to think that countries like Italy, rich in artistic, historical, natural, and culinary traditions, barely need any...
The D.I.V.E. of Los Angeles, Consul General, Antonio Verde, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The D.I.V.E. of Los Angeles welcomed Consul General Antonio Verde

A group of smart, beautiful, and socially active women, the D.I.V.E. of Los Angeles invited a guest of honor to their November meeting: Consul...
Romina Caruana, The Dance of Souls, Sicilian identity, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Romina Caruana presents her debut novel "The Dance of Souls", reaffirming her Sicilian identity

From Sicily to Los Angeles, Italian actress Romina Caruana ( Pots&Lids, Don Matteo, Turbo ) is writing a new page of both her career and personal...
Mission Futura, Samanta Cristoforetti, Italian female astronaut, Italian heritage, Italian American, Italian culture

Mission Futura took off, taking the first Italian female astronaut to Space

Who do you want to be when you grow up? “I want to be an astronaut,” many young boys – and a few girls - would answer. Some of them actually make it...
Elezioni dei COMITES, Italiani all'Estero, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Rimandate alla primavera le elezioni dei COMITES, rappresentanti degli Italiani residenti all’estero

Vivere permanentemente all’estero, in un paese diverso da quello d’origine, non significa per forza dover rinunciare a essere rappresentati...
Italian tenor. Luciano Lamonarca, Saint Pio Foundation, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Italian tenor Luciano Lamonarca presents the Saint Pio Foundation

Founded in 2014 by Luciano Lamonarca and Jere Palazzolo, the Saint Pio Foundation carries out several interesting initiatives that involve an...
Hit Week 2014, Caparezza, Italian Music, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Hit Week 2014 featured Italian artist Caparezza

The legendary Whisky A Go Go in Sunset blvd has recently become quite familiar with Italian contemporary music. After Luciano Ligabue, in fact,...