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Cinema Italian Style is known for being a dynamic film festival showcasing the top new Italian films from emerging filmmakers and seasoned masters alike. Seven narrative feature films—including dramas, comedies, and a mystery— were screened at this year’s festival, highlighting …

When award-winning vintner Bob Betz was young, he wanted to be a doctor. But when he graduated in 1970 from the University of Washington and applied to medical school, he was wait-listed. It was a setback, of course, but Betz …

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles has officially opened a new exhibition, Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora, which examines the significance of needlework in the lives of Italian-American women, their families, and communities from the …

To celebrate the sixth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, the documentary La Cucina Italiana in Los Angeles: An Italian & American Story was officially presented and screened. Produced by the Consulate General of Italy, with …

Envision a little boy, named Angelo, walking into the local theater of a little town in Northern Italy. His mom is there with him, holding hands while watching other kids dancing. The successful story of Angelo Greco, Principal Dancer at …

It’s time for a celebration at the Leonardo da Vinci Society. On December 10th, at the St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, members and supporters of the San Francisco-based organization will get together for a holiday Gala and to …

After canceling the 2020 season because of the pandemic, SIFF Cinema Italian Style returned to Seattle for a week in early November, showcasing 13 films to celebrate the festival’s 13th season.  “Seattle loves this festival,” declared SIFF’s Artistic Director Beth …

Mild or spicy, made with fennel, anise or garlic, there’s nothing like a delicious Italian sausage. Just ask the Verone family, who has been in the sausage business for nearly 100 years. The company was started in 1923 by Joe …

The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles welcomes its new director, Emanuele Amendola. He takes up the position after having held the same in Washington, since 2017. There, he organized and curated a wide cultural offer in coordination with the …

“I am glad that the Criterion Channel features two masterpieces by Ettore Scola, A Special Day and La nuit de Varennes and they also have a couple of films that he wrote.  But it would be great if streaming sites …

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