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LA Opera Director James Conlon named Commendatore of the Italian Republic

“I have conducted regularly in Italy for over thirty years, and love the country for its beauty, its culture and its language.” James Conlon,...

IAMLA presents Italianità: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity

The Italianità: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity exhibition will be opening Sunday May 5th at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (...

Sign Gene: Emilio Insolera’s own take on superheroes

Being deaf is like having a super power. Emilio Insolera, deaf from his birth, was so sure about this concept that he turned it into a feature film,...

The Italian community of San Pedro celebrates St. Joseph

“The first time, my mother brought me here in a stroller,” council-member Joe Buscaino recalls during the Saint Joseph’s celebration in San Pedro, a...

Design and craftamnship are Italian excellences

Exploring the relationship between design and sustainability with an exhibit and a round table among design experts. This was the Italian Design Day...

DeVito’s long career honored in L.A.

Actor-producer-director, Danny DeVito is the recipient of the 2018 Jack Valenti - Los Angels Italian Legend Award, in memory of long-time MPAA...

LA’s love for Italy’s 21st century diva: Monica Bellucci

Los Angeles dedicates an entire day to one of the most famous Italian film icons in the world: Monica Bellucci. The Filming On Italy Festival,...

Gina Lollobrigida honored with a star on the Walk of Fame

Gina Lollobrigida came to Los Angeles to attend the ceremony for the naming after her of a star on the famous Walk of Fame, a tribute Hollywood chose...

A chat with Valeria Rumori: a new year full of events for the Italian Cultural Institute in L.A.

Not only Hollywood, but culture, fashion, entrepreneurship and good food as well. Los Angeles is no longer just the world capital of cinema. And the...

2017: a year full of Italian events and much more. What to expect in 2018

“ Not who starts, but who perseveres.” The Italian Consul General in Los Angeles, Antonio Verde, recalls the motto of the Amerigo Vespucci tall ship...

Sport, fashion, tech: Italy awards its excellences in the USA

Not only the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West, but also many members of the Italian and Italian-American community of Los Angeles met on Friday...

Gatta Cenerentola-Cinderella the Cat: an “animated” and artistic view of Naples

The Italian animated feature film Gatta Cenerentola - Cinderella the Cat was screened at the TLC Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on November 27th. The...

A different Italy at the Oscars: Carpignano’s A Ciambra

During the opening night of the 13th edition of Cinema Italian Style on November 16th, Italo-Americano interviewed Jonas Carpignano, director of A...

A tribute to Italian cuisine: Los Angeles celebrates the Second Annual Week of Italian Cuisine

T he Second Annual World Week of Italian Cuisine, held in Los Angeles on November 13-19, is an initiative of the Italian Government to support the...

A window on Italy: Cinema Italian Style

The 13rd edition of Cinema Italian Style, held on November 13- 21, is Los Angeles showcase for the best Italian movies of the year. Ten movies were...

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