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Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held the Italian Studies Annual Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their families. The program included presentations by Italian Studies faculty on their back...

In his depiction of Jesus newly risen from the tomb and lifting his right hand in gentle blessing, painted around 1500, Giovanni Bellini represents Christianity’s savior as the morning dawn. At the far right, the bell tower of a distant town pierces the incandescent horizon, poised to toll and announce the arrival of a new day. In this extraordi...

Earlier this year, celebrated chefs Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Jérôme Bocuse helped lead the U.S. team to its first-ever victory in the prestigious cooking competition Bocuse d’Or. On October 23, they’ll reunite along with rising stars in the culinary world to host 3 days of amazing food and golf at Robb Report’s Culinary Masters at Montage...

L’Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana ( AVPN ) e’ approdata a Los Angeles nei giorni scorsi per sostenere la candidatura ufficiale italiana per il riconoscimento dell’arte dei pizzaioli napoletani quale patrimonio immateriale dell’UNESCO. Il Comitato si riunira' a Seul dal 4 all'8 Dicembre 2017. Il tema e’ stato oggetto di studio ed approfondiment...

It’s been a tough year for Italians in Los Angeles. Columbus Day officially got the axe, and was renamed Indigenous People’s Day to atone for the sins of Christopher Columbus six centuries ago. And the Feast of San Gennaro Festival Los Angeles — an annual Italian street festival in Hollywood held to raise funds for charities and celebrate National...

L'annuale ricorrenza del Columbus Day a Los Angeles, grazie all'intervento del Consigliere Comunale del XV Distretto Joe Buscaino, di origine italiana, si e' trasformata in "Italian Heritage Month". La celebrazione ha avuto luogo il 12 ottobre nella sala  del Cosiglio Comunale alla presenza della numerosa comunità italo-americana, durante la quale...

When: Sun, November 5, 2017 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM PST - Where: Italian Cultural Center - New location! 1629 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101 A compelling true story of Italian Jewish refugee, Alessandro (Alex) Sabbadini, who escaped Fascist Italy to America on the eve of WWII only to join the fight in Italy with the U.S. 5th Army. He joined t...

A statue of Christopher Columbus was covered Monday, Oct. 9. The statue, located in Los Angeles’ Grand Park, is located near the entrance of the Stanley Mosk Courthouse off Hill Street. A white cover now shrouds the statue, CBS LA reported. The display is now surrounded by a chain-link fence, which was set up for the monument. Officials in Los Ange...

October 9, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Bowers Museum - 2002 North Main Street - Santa Ana, CA 92706. Join the Italian Cultural Arts Council, an affiliated council of the Bowers Museum, for their annual Columbus Day celebration! The festivities will include a parade of the flags, a Color Guard presentation, singing of the Italian National Anthem, a li...

After the public and critics' success at the Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 in Montréal and at the L’Étrange Festival 2017 in Paris, the Italian movie “The Laplace’s Demon” also comes to the United States. The film, in the original language with subtitles in English, will be screened on October 15 at 6 pm at TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hol...

Since the inception of the Little Italy Association of San Diego in 1996, we have prided ourselves on creating a neighborhood that’s walkable and community oriented — a place where people want to stop, sit and enjoy the experiences that San Diego’s Little Italy has to offer. In 2013, the Little Italy Association started working with Alliance Reside...

The newly crowned honorary royal of the Peninsula Italian American Social Club has more ties to the organization than just her Italian heritage. Longtime Peninsula mother, teacher and community servicewoman Patricia Ercoli Matthews has deep connections to the club’s mission in supporting education, hospice and Italian pride. On Saturday, the social...