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Best known as a Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator, Leo Politi pioneered multiculturalism in children’s literature and captured bygone eras and communities with his paintbrush. The son of Italian immigrants, Leo Politi was born Atiglio Leoni Politi in Fresno, Cali., in 1908. Located in California’s Central Valley, Fresno is typically no...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Marianna Gatto. Marianna, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. I’m a lifelong resident of Los Angeles, born and raised in Los Feliz and Silverlake, and from the time I was young, history, especially United States immigration history, was what ignited...

Vi informiamo che da oggi gli operatori degli uffici risponderanno dal lunedi’ al venerdi’, ad eccezione del mercoledi’, dalle 14.30 alle 15.30 ai seguenti numeri telefonici: Ufficio cittadinanza   (310) 432-9762; Ufficio notarile   (310) 432-9763; Ufficio stato civile   (310) 432-9764; Ufficio passaporti   (310) 432-9765; Ufficio visti   (310) 432...

Saturday March 2, 2019. 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST. Holy Cross Parish, 580 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112. Little Italy is proud to present our inaugural Carnevale celebration in collaboration with Holy Cross Church and the Scalabrini club. Our event will include a Venetian mascarade costume contest, food, arts and crafts, wine tasting and live mus...

Ask natives and visitors to name popular, thriving enclaves in San Diego, and Little Italy will come in near the top on most folks’ lists. In recent decades, the historic fishing community has been reborn, and now serves as a beacon to those in search of great Italian restaurants, as well as shops, art galleries and an eclectic housing stock. The m...

Part of the 2019 Revolutions International Theatre Festival of Albuquerque, Chiara Guidi's The Land of Earthworms is a deeply touching children's play examining death, freely inspired by Euripides' Alcestis.  Organized by Societas Raffaello Sanzio with the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Mexico and Tricklock Company's Globa...

Fifty years ago, Los Angeles-based Italian American artist Leo Politiquestioned the the notion of "progress" "achieved" at the expense of the destruction of communities and history. Although primarily recognized as an award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Politi spent decades chronicling the city's diverse enclaves and captured its...

When: Thursday, March 07, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles and Meet Italy In collaboration with : Silicon Valley Italian Executive Council (SVIEC) - Entrance : Free MEET Italy is a network for Italian-American and Italian executives engaged in the...

È morto a Los Angeles, dove viveva da quarant’anni, il grande informatico italiano Mario Gerla: aveva 76 anni ed è stato stroncato da un tumore contro il quale aveva combattuto a lungo. Dopo la laurea al Politecnico di Milano, Gerla si era trasferito al dipartimento di Computer Science della University of California Los Angeles, Ucla, dove aveva pr...

"Genealogia italiana: come fare ricerca genealogica in Italia e negli Stati Uniti" è titolo del seminario organizzato dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles e da Lingua Viva, che si terrà il 21 febbraio, dalle ore 18.00 alle 21.00, nella sede dell’Istituto. L’iniziativa intende offrire un approccio pratico per la ricerca e l’utilizzo di d...

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, most commonly referred to as Leonardo da Vinci, embodied a true Italian Renaissance Man with interests in the arts, architecture, literature & writing, astronomy & anatomy, mathematics, engineering/invention, and many more. Widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time, da Vinci also made substantial dis...

The L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Music Festival, which celebrates all things Italian and Italian-American, is set to honor actors Andy Garcia and Franco Nero with lifetime achievement awards. The two men will be given the fest’s Legend Awards, to acknowledge significant contributions made in global cinema. The event will pay tribute to the careers...