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Pick an ethnicity, and you’ll likely find restaurants in our area to match it. But when it comes to local Italian, something’s missing. We’re not alone in our search for that family-run neighborhood place where the lighting is subdued, the pasta is made fresh daily, old-school dishes rule and the Chianti flows like ... well, wine. You can still fin...

EasyDial with its portable machine Dharma, wants to improve patients quality of life. The company was set up by an Italian engineer in the US but is opening its new facilities in Italy. For people on dialysis, a simple, personalized, home-based program can make life much easier and help manage their condition. EasyDialThat’s the goal of EasyDial an...

Agenzia Ice e AESVI (l’Associazione di categoria che rappresenta l’industria dei videogiochi in Italia) hanno organizzato la partecipazione collettiva italiana alla Game Developers Conference (GDC), in programma dal 27 febbraio al 3 marzo prossimi presso il Moscone Convention Center di San Francisco, in California. La GDC rappresenta il più grande...

Representing the variety and beauty of Italian music in different ages and in different fields was the goal of "Music and culture: an Italian Perspective" held at the Musco Center for the Art at Chapman University of Orange.  It is a cultural journey through Italian music that covers Medieval Times, the Renaissance, up until our times.  Dr. Federic...

While many know about the impact of February 1942’s Executive Order 9066 on Japanese-Americans in the U.S. in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, surprisingly few are aware that thousands of Italian-Americans were swept up in the same law that imposed various restrictions including unannounced warrantless searches and even incarceration on cer...

March 25, Saturday – 59th Annual Swallow’s Day Parade – There is no better way to show your Italian pride than by marching along a parade route lined with over 30,000 spectators, filmed on TV and broadcast live on several radio stations. Come dressed in Italian colors and carry an Italian Regional flag, toss a pizza or just wave to the crowds. We a...

Come di consueto la settimana prima degli Oscar, a Hollywood arriva l’atteso Festival " Los Angeles Italia film, fashion and art fest” ed il 19 febbraio al Cinese Theatre si e’ svolta la cerimonia di apertura della 12 edizione a cura del fondatore Pascal Vicedomini. Oltre alla retrospettiva di film sopratutto italiani, in ricordo di registi, attori...

The decision to nix Columbus Day from the San Francisco Unified School District calendar last month came not with a bang but a whimper in The City. But the news apparently struck a chord with Italian Americans in Washington, D.C., who wrote a scathing letter Feb. 2 that singled out Board of Education Commissioner Matt Haney for his “particularly un...

The Consulate General of Italy, has organized a special event at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles to celebrate “Italian Design Day”. Promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Triennale di Milano, MISE and MIBACT it will be celebrated simultaneously, throughout the world. The biggest...

We all know Dec. 7, 1941 is a day that will "live in infamy." For me, there are two other such days. One is Feb. 2, 1942, when General John DeWitt persuaded President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to execute Executive Order 9066. This excluded all people of Japanese ancestry from sensitive areas near the Pacific Coast. Citizens included. Also, it moved...

When: From Friday, March 03, 2017 to Monday, July 31, 2017Where: Norton Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105Organized by : Norton Simon Museum - Entrance : Free The Norton Simon Museum presents an intimate exhibition examining Pietro Rotari (1707–1762), an illustrious Italian artist who found success and fortune in Vienna and b...

Monday, February 27, 2017. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Lingua Viva & IIC in collaboration with Vinomatica LLC. Entrance : With fee. Location:IIC- 1023 Hilgard Avenue. Los Angeles, CA 90024 Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so we have much to ta...