Los Angeles

When reality is made on stage: Spettacolo and the living theatre of Monticchiello

Truly poetic and delicately beautiful: this could be Spettacolo in a nutshell. But I wouldn’t pay it justice, because there’s so much more to it than...

Columbus Day REPLACED in LA

On behalf of the Federated Italo-Americans , I want to thank you all for trying to preserve the second Monday in October as a celebration of Columbus...

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in an Italian start-up: Hippeas

An idea of Livio Bisterzo, Hippeas has now launched in America as a combination of two English words: Hippies and chickpeas - designed to push the...

Italian Industrial Group Donates Powerful Laser for Art Restoration to Getty Museum

Quanta System, an Italian company belonging to the larger El.En. Group—a world leader in the design and production of lasers for science, industry,...

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...
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,...
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...

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Italian Officials Announce Agreement to Return First Century B.C. Sculpture to Italy

On June 14 2017, The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the voluntary return of a marble statuette representing the god Zeus which dates to about 100 B.C...
Today, more and more people living in the northern town or just stopping by Asti’s Palazzo Mazzetti, are discovering An Italian Pencil in Hollywood. Giacomo Ghiazza Storyboard Artist (how the exhibition’s title tellingly recites)

Giacomo Ghiazza: a sparkling storyboard artist from Asti to Hollywood

S toryboard artist, Giacomo Ghiazza, was born in Asti (Piedmont, Italy). Until now, the “comune” has been widely known for its sweet sparkling white...

Bill Cellini Jr: It’s Time to Discover your Italian Roots!

Bill Cellini Jr. is a true blue expert in Italian ancestry. For about thirty years, he has been holding seminars and workshops across the United...

Innovativo Creativo Italiano: a photo shoot capturing Italians’ creative souls

Judy Starkman, who worked as a London-based feature documentary filmmaker for networks, such as ABC , CBS , CNN , and SKY-TV , alongside several...
Guglielmo Poggi (left) with director Ludovico Di Martino

Los Angeles gets a taste of the European cinema with “Starring Europe” Film Festival

The “Starring Europe” Film Festival this year took place in Los Angeles from May the 9th until May the 15th, a creative project organized by the...
Francesca Zanetti - Representative IACCW, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles Antonio Verde, IIC Director Valeria Rumori, Italian Trade Commissioner in Los Angeles Florindo Blandolino,  Marco de Ceglie - CEO Salov NA, Lorri Wressell - C-CAP Career Advisor and Event Planner, Giovanni Pellerito - CEO GP Communications NA

Spotlight on olive oil at the IIC for the first edition of LA Food Bowl Festival

For the first edition of the LA Food Bowl festival, organized by the Los Angeles Times, the Italian Institute of Culture of Los Angeles intends to...
Piero Selvaggio's ability to reinvent Italian cuisine and offer new flavors and wine labels is probably the reason why Valentino, his restaurant, is still on the scene at the same address after 45 years. Photo by Judy Starkman/www.italianila.com

Piero Selvaggio: The Evolution of Italian Dining in LA

Piero Selvaggio, in English, would translate Peter Wild, and absolutely wild must have seemed to the local scene the changes he brought about not...

Starring Europe - New Films from the EU

HOLLYWOOD’S PREMIERE SCREENING OF “OUR LAST” “A FILM ABLE TO MOVE AND GENTLY ENTHRALL AUDIENCES” SAID THE CONSUL GENERAL ANTONIO VERDE WHO WILL...

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