LIFE & PEOPLE

Autumn has finally arrived according to the calendar, but you would never know it from the 90-degree weather in Los Angeles. Nevertheless, stick-to-your-ribs fall food is starting make its way into my psyche. One of my favorite autumn foods is …

Everything is special at The Broad, newly inaugurated museum of contemporary art in Downtown L.A. First of all, the people: Eli and Edythe Broad, the couple behind the artistic “upgrade” and reshaping of Los Angeles’ Grand Avenue. Among the top …

The Italian name immediately reminds of night and dreams. However, the product’s name proves a new way of approaching sleeping: Luna is a product that has been launched by a group of Italian talents that surprised the market with a …

Between 1900 and 1955, Italian Americans captured the greatest proportion of world boxing titles. Fifty-one champions and title claimants rose to the top of their respective weight classes, more than any other ethnic group.  Yet the outside world was oblivious …

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The American Cinematheque presented the European Film festival on Thursday, September 24th, for the opening night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. With special screenings of foreign films from Germany, Greece, and many more, Italian filmmaker Simone Borrelli’s short film …

For more than 45 years, Frank Isernio’s life has revolved around sausage.  As with many Italian families, food played a central role in the day-to-day life of this Seattle native. His mother Angetina prepared delicious meals with fresh ingredients from …

“To serve our university’s mission we need, as a learning community, to do all we can to build, nurture and sustain the most vibrant, exciting, involving and challenging intellectual environment where we treat each other with dignity and respect.” These are the values, …

Starting off the evening the Italian way, with double Espresso shots, Max Leonida announced three upcoming projects he’s really excited to be working on. As a director that usually works with thrillers and dramas to extremely funny comedies, Max is …

In the last issue of L’Italo- Americano we featured the planned Center for the Study of Ancient Italy at the University of California Berkeley. This innovative Center will embrace an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, and will promote the …

On the occasion of an amazing performance, recently hosted by the Italian Cultural Institute, Debora Petrina presented to the Italian community of L.A. her latest album Roses of the Day, a combination of jazz, rock, electronic, and classical music. Petrina …

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