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“Cooking with my grandfather Dino is one of my earliest memories.” In going down memory lane, Giada De Laurentiis gets emotional. With such an important last name she was expected to work in the film industry, as the grandfather she …

“I have conducted regularly in Italy for over thirty years, and love the country for its beauty, its culture and its language.” James Conlon, director of the LA Opera, cannot hide his love for Italy while commenting his recent nomination …

The Italian-American directors Joe and Anthony Russo are among the artists and innovators behind some of the world’s most successful and iconic blockbuster films and television shows. Recently the Russo Brothers, as they are nicknamed in the film industry, directed …

In the 1800s,Los Angeles used to have a vibrant Little Italy located in the historic center of the city, a place today known as El Pueblo de Los Angeles. In this very area two streets were named after two Italian …

The Italianità: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity exhibition will be opening Sunday May 5th at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA). The exhibit will focus on the Italian diaspora, which is the dispersion of people to a new …

Being deaf is like having a super power. Emilio Insolera, deaf from his birth, was so sure about this concept that he turned it into a feature film, Sign Gene. Sign Gene is, in fact, the first superhero film featuring deaf …

“The first time, my mother brought me here in a stroller,” council-member Joe Buscaino recalls during the Saint Joseph’s celebration in San Pedro, a feast that has had a profound meaning for his family for a long time. His grandmother, …

“The colonization of California began under the Spanish crown with Charles III, who found himself King of both California and Naples at the same time, a precious historical curiosity to remember the bond between Italy and California, between Naples and …