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Veteran defense attorney Fred Gagliardini is trading in the stress of witness questioning and closing arguments for leisurely afternoons sipping cappuccino in the Italian countryside. Gagliardini, 60, completes his move next month to Colledimezzo, a village in central Italy in the mountainous region of Abruzzo. How does Colledimezzo compare to Bake...

Claudia Cardinale, attrice di fama internazionale e icona di stile e bellezza, sarà la protagonista della quarta edizione di Filming Italy - Los Angeles, che si terrà dal 29 al 31 gennaio, alla presenza di personalità dell’industria cinematografica italiana e hollywoodiana. Creato e organizzato da Tiziana Rocca, Agnus Dei e Valeria Rumori, direttri...

Sara' dedicato al regista Francis Ford Coppola, 80 anni il prossimo 7 aprile e alla città di Matera, capitale europea della cultura 2019, il 14.mo Los Angeles Italia - Film Fashion and Art Fest. Dal 17 al 23 febbraio, al Teatro Cinese di Hollywood, la manifestazione sulle eccellenze nazionali ed italoamericane, come da tradizione precederà la notte...

Principale appuntamento nella città californiana è stata l’annuale manifestazione fieristica Winter Fancy Food Show che ha visto la partecipazione, in collaborazione con ICE, Federalimentare, Cibus, Tuttofood e Vinitaly, di oltre 50 società italiane attive nel settore agro-alimentare. Domenica 13, accompagnato dal Console Generale Ortona e dal Dire...

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of Spring in the Alps, 1897, by Giovanni Segantini (Italian, 1858-1899). Originally painted for Jacob Stern, a San Francisco collector and director of Levi Strauss & Co, the painting has a long connection to California. It was on continuous loan to Legion of Honor in San Francisco from 1928 u...

AV8 is currently leading the proverbial race for Public Art in Little Italy with the addition of this vibrant mural entitled Além da costa (Beyond the coast) and Prima dell’orizzonte (Before the horizon). The recent artwork was the vision of CYRCLE, a two-man collective comprised of Los Angeles-born artists David Leavitt and David Torres. Their sig...

A ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the official renaming of Alhambra Park in Martinez to John Sparacino Park will be held later this month, the city announced this week. Sparacino, the city of Martinez' first publicly elected mayor, graduated from Alhambra High School and lived only a few blocks from the park. He was 92 years old when he died...

When: Thursday, January 31, 2019 At 6:00 pm - Where: IIC San Francisco The Institute of European Studies and the Department of Italian Studies at UC Berkeley present a conversation with Italian journalist/writer Enrico Deaglio and Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany. The event is moderated by Elisabetta Ghisini (Hult International Busi...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) presents a lineup of eclectic films from Italy in its monthly series at La PALOMA Theatre in Encinitas, through June 2019. Carefully selected by Artistic Director and film professor Antonio Iannotta, these films represent a selection of the wide variety of movies being made by and about Italians and the I...

Buon Anno (Happy New Year) from Convivio! We at Convivio wish you and yours a prosperous year ahead! We are gearing up for many programs and events coming up in the new year and look forward to making new friends and celebrating the essence of Convivio with you! Convivio programs and events calendar: Films al fresco -  Join us for our outdoor scree...

Two “noble, imposing” apostles by Domenico Beccafumi first introduced Naoko Takahatake, the curator of prints and drawings at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), to the rare art of Italian chiaroscuro, a type of early color printmaking. At the time, she could not have guessed that it would take her the next decade to research the genre. T...

Riprendono, nel 2019, gli incontri di Fucsia Nissoli (Fi) con le comunità italiane all’estero. Prima tappa del nuovo anno Los Angeles, dove la deputata eletta in Centro e Nord America, ha incontra la nuova console generale, Silvia Chiave, e alcuni membri della comunità italiana.  “L’esigenza di tenere un rapporto costante con i cittadini e quindi u...