LIFE & PEOPLE

Director Max Croci explores love, life and Joan Crawford in a recent Seattle visit

A new Italian film, “The Truth About Love Is… (La verità, vi spiego, sull’amore),” was warmly received by audiences during its North America premiere...

One Hundred Years of Italian Summers

The coming of Summer brings to each and every one of us different emotions: for school kids, it is synonym with holidays and mornings spent in bed...

The evergreen Italian diaspora according to Prof. Pasquale Verdicchio

P erhaps because Pasquale Verdicchio can boast a grayish beard worthy of a Greek philosopher - the likes of Plato or Aristotle - or maybe thanks to...

IAMLA’s Exhibition The Sicilian Cart: History in Movement

W hat really is remarkable about the upcoming exhibition, The Sicilian Cart: History in Movement , hosted at the Italian American Museum of Los...

Giuseppe Tassone: Opening the door to the dynamic world of Italian business

Communicating effectively with clients, suppliers or colleagues in Italy is indispensable for anyone interested in relationship building or financial...
Start-ups Incubator Clhub's leadership team - Riccardo Sanna, Giovanni Sanna and Andrew Apodaca. Photo Courtesy of Chiara Porru

Sardinia Goes Global – Innovative Start-ups unveiled in L.A.

W e often hear about the constant efforts by Italy’s regulatory bodies to safeguard our authentic “Made in Italy” merchandise mark. A lot of times,...

Antonella Ricco, chef ambassador for healthy nutrition and Mediterranean flavors

Healthy ingredients at the table? The quality of raw materials, the sustainability of the products and the simplicity of traditional recipes. All...

Dante Ferretti: Greatest Film Directors’ Right-Hand

D ante Ferretti - three-time Academy-awarded and seven times nominated for Art Direction (including a nomination for Costume Design) - is no doubt...

The mesmerising spider dance of Galatina

Her foot taps, slowly at first but then more insistently. The beat quickens and her legs begin to twitch. And as the rhythm builds to a frenzied...
"Grandma would be standing in front of the stove, turning cloves of fresh garlic in a pool of sizzling oil, and forever stirring her big pot of gravy"

Preparing Sunday Dinner

The days of the old tradition of everyone in the extended family coming the grandparents’ home for Sunday dinner, every Sunday, might be gone, but...
Street painting in North Beach. Courtesy of Steve Restivo Event Services

Italian Summer - San Francisco Celebrates Italia in June

In the month of June, Italy’s Republic Day, the historic Statuto Race, and the 63rd annual North Beach Festival are celebrated as only San Francisco...
Consul General Antonio Verde at the June 2nd celebrations at IIC LA

June 2 celebrates human rights, tradition and creative innovation of Italian artists and entrepreneurs

At the end of World War II, Italy became a Republic, convincingly inspired by the principles of solidarity, justice and democracy, which are still...

Saving Italy’s monuments one designer handbag at a time

With more Unesco world heritage sites than any other country in the world and a history that spans millennia from the ancient Roman empire via...

William Papaleo: Blood bond with southern Italy

William Papaleo is a prominent painter whose dramatic depictions are full of controlled and potent emotion. The New York-born artist, a third...

Speak to me! The amazing world of Italian dialects

The idea itself of dialect may be difficult to grasp for non-Italians. It’s not a language, yet it’s not a variety of one either. It may sound like...

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