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Saturday October 27, 2018 6:00 PM TO 11:00 PM. LOCATION: W. Fir St Between India Street and Kettner Blvd., San Diego, California 92101. Get ready to rev up your engines as the Little Italy Association, Lamborghini La Jolla, O'Gara La Jolla, Symbolic International and Lamborghini Club America proudly presents the annual Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Li...

The 20th Annual Via Arte Festival is this weekend at The Marketplace. The Italian street painting festival will transform the pavement at The Marketplace in Southwest Bakersfield on October 20-21. Artist applications are closed this year but families and visitors can purchase a square for $20 and create their own masterpiece. The art festival lasts...

From Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Monday, March 18, 2019. From 9:00 am To 5:00 pm. Entrance: Free. J. Paul Getty Museum - 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049. What did ancient Greeks believe would happen to them after they died? Organized around a monumental funerary vessel, on loan from National Archaeological Museum in Naples and recent...

L’emigrazione sarda negli Stati Uniti ed il suo portato culturale sono state portate in primo piano a Los Angeles in occasione dell’Italian Heritage Day. Ieri mattina, nella prestigiosa ricorrenza promossa dalla municipalità della capitale californiana, l’assessore regionale del Lavoro Virginia Mura è stata ricevuta con il consigliere regionale Mar...

A delegation from Elk Grove Village's Italian Sister City, Termini Imerese, visited over Columbus Day weekend in early October for a trip packed with cultural and educational activities. The delegation participated in Chicago's Columbus Day Parade down State Street, along with local representatives from the Elk Grove Village Italian Sister Cities o...

Balmy autumn weather, great company and amazing Italian food made Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party the place to be on Chapman University’s campus this past week.  The Attallah Piazza with all its magic, cheer, and color was transformed into an Italian square teeming with cheerful students. We wish to thank our amazing host and hostess, Paul and Marybelle...

For 83 years, October in San Francisco’s North Beach has begun with a festival celebrating the Blessed Mother. The Madonna del Lume festival, celebrating Mary’s protection of fishermen, was brought from Sicily to San Francisco and instituted in 1935. The festival first started in Porticello, Sicily, after some fishermen credited Our Lady for guidin...

Los Angeles celebrated its inaugural Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday with a panoply of events, native dancing, panel discussions, and of course, a lot of food trucks in and around Grand Park in downtown. But there was one persona non grata. At the other end of Grand Park, a statue of the Italian explorer – the focus of a wave of revision on his le...

San Francisco has attracted world class talent, artists from every genre, for many decades and the month of September 2018 was no exception. The city by the bay had the distinct pleasure of welcoming internationally acclaimed conductor, Maestro Riccardo Frizza.   The Maestro made his fourth appearance, a collaboration with the San Francisco Opera,...

Italian American Heritage Month: A sensitive item that hit right here at home was the Italian “Enemy Alien” Relocation in 1942 at the onset of WWII. Many of our ancestors that emigrated from the old country and did not become naturalized citizens (such as my great grandmother in Monterey) were required to vacate their homes if in close proximity to...

When: From Saturday, October 27, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018- Where: Thorne Hall, Occidental College, Los Angeles Pacific Opera Project (POP) joins forces with The Occidental College Glee Club for two performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata. Following a wonderful experience together producing The Rake's Progressin 2016, the collaboration...

In 2008, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) organized a humble wine and food tasting event for its members. With virtually no promotion, over 500 people attended the inaugural event, including many individuals who were unaware of the museum project, and the more than 200-year history of Italians in Los Angeles. Recognizing that the...