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The holiday table is set. A winter village occupies a portion of the neighboring room. Italian hospitality abounds. The family behind Vacaville’s La Borgata Winery and Deli is opening their Italiante farmhouse for this year’s Vacaville Museum Build Holiday Homes tour Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Vacaville Museum. The 7,200-square-foot abode was b...

Perfectly proportioned and scantily clad with wrinkle-free skin. And those are just the patrons. Excuse the joke. America’s modern stereotype of Los Angelenos pairs nicely with a dazzling exhibit on display through January 27, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles: The Renaissance Nude. With masterworks on loan from the Louvre, The Met, t...

Call it the Great Bruno Family Tomato Escapade. Victor and Kathy Bruno of Pasadena found an old DVD showing a home movie shot in the 1980s of Victor and his family making tomato sauce. The snippet got their six children asking one question: “How do we make this sauce?” But the story really begins with the eldest Victor Bruno, an enterprising young...

As executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, Marianna Gatto has made it her life’s work to celebrate L.A.’s rich and largely unknown Italian legacy. Los Angeles is all too well known for its Hollywood heavies, rock stars and thriving Latino culture. But as Marianna Gatto will gladly tell you, Italian roots run rich and deep...

E’ con grande piacere che all'inizio del mio mandato come Console Generale a Los Angeles rivolgo un caloroso saluto ai tutti i connazionali, alla comunità italo-americana e a coloro che guardano con attenzione, amicizia e simpatia al nostro Paese. Nell’ambito della vasta area di giurisdizione di questo Consolato Generale, comprensiva della Californ...

Air Italy will bring nonstop flying from San Francisco International to Italy back into vogue next year when it launches new nonstops to Milan's Malpensa Airport. Currently, the only nonstops to Italy from the Bay Area are on Norwegian Air with seasonal summer-only flights from Oakland. It's long been rumored that Alitalia would bring back the SFO-...

To Napa old-timers, the name “Alta Heights” conjures up all kinds of memories, whether you grew up there or not. Everyone has a favorite experience to reflect on, whether it be a game of pick-up baseball at the school, throwing the football in the street, walking up to the now non-existent reservoir, flying down Montecito Boulevard on bikes, Hallow...

È iniziato il 3 dicembre scorso il mandato di Silvia Chiave, nuovo Console Generale d'Italia a Los Angeles. Milanese, classe 1975, Chiave si laurea in economia aziendale alla Bocconi ed entra in carriera diplomatica nel dicembre del 2000. Il suo primo incarico è alla Direzione Generale Paesi Asia, Oceania, Pacifico e Antartide, mentre all’estero de...

Italy’s highest court has ordered that a centerpiece of the Getty Villa’s art collection, a prized bronze sculpture more than 2,000 years old, should be returned to Italy in a ruling that could lead to a trans-Atlantic transfer or a diplomatic standoff. The statue, named “Victorious Youth” but often referred to as the Getty Bronze, is on display at...

American singer Lady Gaga broke down into tears after she honoured Bradley Cooper at the American Cinematheque Award Presentation in Beverly Hills for his accomplishments in Hollywood. During her speech, the six-time Grammy winner opened up about how her 'A Star is Born' co-star, helped her open up through her role, confirmed E!Online. "I felt comf...

“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 made with both heart and guts.” The Calabrian actor Marcello Fonte officially opened the 2018 edition of the Cinema Italian Style festival on November 13th with an intense speech from the stage of the...

San Diego-The San Diego Italian Film Festival(SDIFF) has announced a lineup of eclectic films to be presented as part of its monthly series at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park through September 2019. Carefully selected by Artistic Director and film professor Antonio Iannotta, these films represent a selection of the wide variety of mo...