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“After a professional career in basketball that brought me all the way up to the Italian national team, I decided to start over and put myself to the test”. After an important phase in his life, young and talented Marco Salari …

The Migration Project, an international exhibition bringing together 10 artists from Seattle and Italy, will open in Perugia Sept. 2 through Oct. 9. Curated by Antonio Carlo Ponti, the exhibit can be seen at the Civic Museum, located in the Palazzo …

Cinema has the power to bring us back in time and carry us to other places: it’s not surprising that, for many, watching a movie is the best way to relax. And if you have a connection with Italy, it’s …

“After the long but wonderful Mexican interlude, here I am in San Diego, the penultimate stage of the Ocean to Ocean RIB Adventure.”  Sergio Davì announces his arrival at the port of San Diego with a message shared on his social …

For Italians, growing up in a household where one or both parents own a restaurant is not unusual. But how many Italians can claim that fast food pioneer Harlan Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken fame was a frequent house guest?   Seattle’s Dorene Centioli-McTigue, …


To celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica, the Consulate General of Italy, along with the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA), has organized the Italy Run LA, a 5K race taking place Sunday 5th of June at 8 a.m. close to the ocean, …

Not everyone knows that the famous American novelist Michael Connelly, thriller author and creator of the literary detective Harry Bosch, is a regular customer at the historic Musso & Frank restaurant in Hollywood. His only request? Being able to sit and sip …

The “queen of Italian cinema.” The “Italian anti-diva.” The “muse of incommunicability.” These are just a few ways experts and movie lovers talk about Italian actress Monica Vitti, who died at the age of 90 in Rome last February. She …

Summer is here, so are events, exhibitions, and fun for and from the Italian community. The new season is bringing in-person events across the bay, with some options to attend virtually too. The Museo Italo Americano reopened its doors a few months …

The new COM.IT.ES, the groups representing Italian expats all over the world, officially formed a few months ago, opening a new chapter for many cities and areas in the world that will last five years. As their main task, the …


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