Profiles

A young pianist from Verona, Jacopo Giacopuzzi is an up-and-coming pianist in our very own backyard. A performer at heart, he has participated in many competitions both here and in Europe, from Portugal and Spain to Paris and of course …

Italian actress Laura Antonelli died at age 73 of a heart attack inLadispoli, near Rome.   She appeared in over 40 movies in between the 1960s and early 1990s, winning popularity first in erotic movies and then in auteur pictures. She …

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Greta Galassi has become 2015 Miss Italia Mondo: born in Rovereto, the 17 year old run the competition as Miss Trentino Alto Adige and won after competing with other 49 girls during the finals held in Gallipoli, Apulia. Greta is now …

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Claudio Pellegrini, a visiting scientist and consulting professor at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, will receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Award for his role in laying …

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Among the few women who have made it to the conductor’s podium, Speranza Scappucci is also a brilliant pianist and a graduate from the prestigious Juilliard School and the Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia in Rome. After her debut as …


On a quiet street not far from downtown Seattle, tucked between overgrown fields and train tracks, are several drab-brown buildings with white roll-up doors. Their nondescript location belies the fact that some of the world’s most revolutionary research in automotive …

In an effort to raise awareness of the influence Italian-American cinema has had on American cinema, the Italian Tramer Art Lounge in Los Angeles hosted the first of educational series by the Italian-American Cinematheque. The event was presented by actor, …

Catching up with Italy’s screenwriter and director Giuseppe Cossentino is like catching up with an old friend. Same good cheer, same happy conversation as if time had stood still. With that wonderful drive, and that same humility,  Giuseppe is still …

Approximately 20 years ago, Paola Bonacina Benzoni, and her husband left Italy when he came to work at the University of California at San Diego on a special project; lucky for her clients, she brought her flair and expertise for …

When thinking of Los Angeles, many of us would picture in their mind a beautiful sunset over the ocean, possibly to be enjoyed with a refreshing and tasty cocktail in our hand. The perfect ingredients can make a difference in …


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