Valerio Viale

With the upcoming Presidential Elections, most of people are feeling at loss. What candidate is the best to lead the US in a world, more than ever full of challenges? If an alien invasion would get rid of Donald Trump …

If I would ask any of you to tell me what is the capital of worldwide cinema, the obvious answer would be, Los Angeles. To be precise, its most famous and glamorous neighborhood, Hollywood. What about the capital of worldwide …

On October 13th, San Antonio Winery, kicked off its 100th anniversary on its historic location in Downtown L.A. – once in the heart of the city’s Little Italy. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Mayor Garcetti’s Chief of Staff Ana Guerrero and L.A. …

From November 3rd to the 5th, at the campus of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), it took place the 49th conference of the Italian American Studies Association (IASA), with the title “Recorded, Reported, Projected, and Pixelated—Italian Americans in Mass …

As the Italian-American Heritage Month is about to end, a special Council presentation by Councilman Joe Buscaino, was held at the L.A. City Hall, on October 21st, to honor several remarkable personalities relevant to the Italian-American community. Very fittingly, the …

Peppe Voltarelli, a Calabrian folk singer-songwriter, with a musical career spanning over twenty-five years and two prestigious “Tenco Awards” under his belt, has been touring campuses across the States to present his latest book + CD, Peppe Voltarelli sings Profazio.  …

It just ended in Los Angeles, the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style – annual showcase of Italian films by the most talented filmmakers operating in Italy – that, this year, celebrated also Dino Risi’s centennial, through a special screening …

On November 30th, it took place, at the Italian Cultural Institute in L.A., a round table discussion about food sustainability in the greater Los Angeles area. Alongside the IIC, the panel was made possible thanks to the following organizations, Italian …

As Carlo Levi himself declared, in reference to the origins of his well-known memoir’s title, Christ Stopped at Eboli (1945): “The title of the book comes from an expression by the people of ‘Gagliano’ who say of themselves, ‘Christ stopped …

Are you familiar with those hardcore conservationists, paladins of our beautiful planet and its amazing variety of animals and plants, the likes of British primatologist Jane Goodall, late French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, Indian activist Vandana Shiva, or American former Vice …