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Damaged by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., an over-life-size bronze statue of Tiberius (ruled A.D. 14–37) was discovered in 1741, during the first years of excavation at Herculaneum. The subject of a recent conservation project at the Getty Villa, the sculpture— on loan from Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples—provides the occasion to explo...

Check back here regularly to find out what's going on at the Festa. For more information contact pr@italianfamilyfestasj.org.    Press ReleasesItalian Family Festa to Lend a Hand - Italian American Heritage Foundation Joins in Helping to Preserve California HistoryAdrian Nestor, of the Romaggi Adobe Association, will present the story...

Nasce il circolo del Partito Democratico di San Francisco - Berkeley - Silicon Valley, con l'intento di catalizzare le energie di una delle aree più ricche e innovative degli Stati Uniti. Il circolo si caratterizza per una forte presenza giovanile e un forte legame con l'università, il mondo dell'impresa e dei giovani professionisti. Annalisa Sia...

In an effort to sustain Italian heritage and culture, the Orange County American Italian Renaissance Foundation is dedicated to preserving the heritage of all American Italians in Orange County and annually conducts a Columbus Celebration at the Bowers Museum. The Columbus Celebration will be held in conjunction with the Italian and Mediterranean F...

by Benedetta Cicconi Eleonora Granata è il neopresidente del Comitato degli italiani all'estero di Los Angeles recentemente rinnovato alle elezioni dello scorso aprile 2015 e che vede Claudio Fogu come Vicepresidente e Segretario, Cynthia Catalino alla tesoreria e come consiglieri Silvia Bizio, Francesco Brescia, Valerio Chiarotti, Gabriella Cri...

The 15th Annual Galbani® Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro, Los Angeles takes over Hollywood from September 23-25 with their annual street festival, celebrating everything that it means to be Italian. The savory smells of Italian sausage and peppers, meatballs simmering in homemade sauce, baked clams on the half shell, warm cheese on perfectly cr...

A terracotta head depicting the Greek god Hades that the J. Paul Getty Museum acquired in 1985 is being voluntarily sent back to Sicily, the museum has announced. Getty officials said that the museum has worked with officials from Sicily during the last two years to determine whether it would be appropriate to return the artifact. The museum said...

Una mostra "work in progress" di dipinti realizzati dal vivo in uno studio artistico aperto al pubblico.È questa l'originale idea realizzata dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco e dall'artista toscano Domenico Monteforte, il quale torna nella città sulla baia dopo la bella mostra esposta in questa sede due anni fa.   Fino all'i...

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015Hours: TBAVenue: IIC Los AngelesOrganized by: Consolate and Jewish Community of Los AngelesIn collaboration with: IIC Los Angeles   On Monday January 27, Italians around the world are commemorating the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust. In Los Angeles, the Italian Consulate General, the Italian Cultural...

On Tuesday, February 18, the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Italian Academy of Cuisine - Los Angeles chapter presents Mountains of Cheese, Rivers of Wine: Paesi di Cuccagna, Gastronomic Utopias and Food Justice.   This illustrated lecture by Luisa Del Giudice examines the mythic Paese di Cuccagna, known variously as Coc...

Dear Colleagues,The deadline for submitting your paper proposal is approaching!   Please consider and feel free to disseminate the following Call for Papers for the upcoming PAMLA Conference (Riverside, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014). The deadline is May 15. Please go to http://www.pamla.org/2014/topic-areas for instructions on how to submit you...

by Vicky Carabini   Ciao a tutti! Our Italian entry in the Swallow's Day Parade this past weekend was a huge hit along the parade route! We will now call our entry 'The Italian AWARD WINNING entry' as we were awarded FIRST Place Civic Horse Drawn Float!!!!   Our Italian spirit was present from the moment we headed out onto the parade...