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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...

LITTLE ITALY TREE LIGHTING Saturday, December 1st; 6:30pm, Piazza della Famiglia. This will be the 20th Anniversary of Little Italy's Tree Lighting! To create the best possible experience within our consistently limited budget, we need the community's help in making this year's event that much more spectacular. The best part: you still have time to...

“Our 44th season ‘Travelogue: Musical Postcards from Around the World’ is an exciting one that celebrates music from all around the globe. The repertoire is sure to please all musical tastes and audiences of all ages,” says Executive Director Laura Mason. The Angeles Chorale’s concert season will take you on a musical journey through Italy, France...

At least four current and former big city mayors are thought to be considering a bid for the White House when voters go to the polls in 2020. These candidates range from representatives of the progressive left like Bill de Blasio to more business-oriented mayors like Michael Bloomberg, who preceded de Blasio as mayor of New York City. Whether they...

Tuesday, November 27th (2pm—4pm PST) Lake Wildwood Community Center, 11255 Cottontail Way, Penn Valley, CA 95946. Cultural Presentation - Karen Haid, award-winning author of Calabria: The Other Italy, will share the beauties and wonders of Calabria, a fascinating region at the heart of the Mediterranean, to Lake Wildwood members and guests on Novem...

Un evento da non perdere, domenica 25 novembre, alle ore 16.30, presso la National Opera Center America Marc A. Scorca Hall a New York. Direttamente da Lucca, affascinante cittadina che ha dato i natali al noto compositore d’opera Giacomo Puccini, la soprano Michelle Buscemi e il baritono Mattia Campetti accompagnati al pianoforte da Nicola Pardini...

E' il terzo anno che Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione ripropone il progetto promozionale della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, coordinato dalle nostre rappresentanze diplomatiche. Negli USA la data prescelta coincide con il Thanksgiving. Ecco perché essa e’ stata anticipata alla settimana che va dal 12 al 18 Novembre...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Leatherby Libraries B3 - Center for American War Letters, lower level. One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866. Free to attend, open to general public. The Mentoris Project along with the Chapman University Leatherby Libraries and the Italian Studies Program present: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis...

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11am – 5 pm. St. Rose Parish Hall - 320 10th Street, Santa Rosa, California 95401. We invite our members and their friends to attend our second Mercatino di Natale, an Italian Christmas Marketplace, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St Rose Parish Hall in Santa Rosa. Live entertainment will be provided by Steve Albini, Du...