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Director  Lina Wertmüller receives honorary  Oscar and  Walk of Fame Star

Director Lina Wertmüller receives honorary Oscar and Walk of Fame Star

“I am very happy for this honorary Oscar. To all women director? I tell them to do good movies.” Italian writer-director Lina Wertmüller flew all the...
Italian tradition at the heart of LA: the San Antonio Winery and the history of the Riboli family

Italian tradition at the heart of LA: the San Antonio Winery and the history of the Riboli family

Family life is made of plenty of things: of simplicity and mundanity, of smiles and fights, of daily routine and special moments, of love and many,...

Italy’s iconic United Colors of Benetton is back in the US with a pop-up store

United Colors of Benetton has opened the doors to its first US pop up store in more than 4 years. Located in the Santa Monica Place shopping center,...
It’s an Italian gelato celebration in West Hollywood with Gelato Festival

It’s an Italian gelato celebration in West Hollywood with Gelato Festival

“I grew up with a passion for gelato and, as an adult, I became obsessed with the idea of sharing my love for this frozen dessert with the whole...

Great success for the 2019 Italian National Day

On June 3rd 2019 the Italian community of LA celebrated the historic day, back in 1946, when a pivotal referendum decided the fate of Italy about...

Da Re: the inspiring, successful story of an Italian family of chefs in Los Angeles

The true American dream is made of a thousand stories about hard-working, committed, honest immigrants who came to the United States for different...

Federico Costantini: the modern Michelangelo of tattoos is conquering the world of art

G ooking at the amazing, unbelievably stunning work of Federico Costantini you actually feel like you’re in the presence of a true and unique piece...
Italian bakery traditional Los Angeles

The ancient craft of Italian traditional bakery will conquer the city of Angels

Pasta, pane, pizza, focaccia… the crown of the realm of carbs is certainly held by Italian bakers, who made miracles, for centuries, with just some...

Oscar Generale, the Italian producer of Hollywood Stars

“I always dreamed of working, one day, in the entertainment industry and, being an extremely ambitious person, I had high standards: I wanted to go...

Mitja Rabar: the Italian animator who works on Disney’s Oscar-winning movies

“The animator is an artist who could have been an actor but, being very shy, decided to work behind the scenes.” Says Mitja Rabar, the 40 years old...

The Italian Cultural Institute wraps up a 2018 full of events

“The new year will open with an Italian evening organized by the LA Clippers in collaboration with the Institute and dedicated to the NBA champion...

Silvia Chiave is Italy’s new Consul General in Los Angeles

“Even before choosing to travel, I was a nomad and I got to know first-hand the nature of the various Italian communities abroad, I was able to...

The Week of Italian Cuisine highlights Mediterranean diet and Apulia’s traditional food

The Mediterranean Diet as a model of proper eating, as a balanced and sustainable lifestyle for both health and environment, was the main topic of...

Cinema Italian Style opens with Dogman, Matteo Garrone’s movie running for the Oscars

“I have no expectations. I’m not the kind of person who expects anything from life, but I think the American audience will be able recognize a movie...

Consul General Antonio Verde says goodbye to Los Angeles at the end of his mandate

He had two very specific goals for his term in Los Angeles: to answer as best as possible to the needs of the Italian community, and to support...