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For anyone interested in learning about the history of Italians in the greater Los Angeles area, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is the place to start. Opened in August 2014, after many years in the making and a few setbacks along the way, the IAMLA is located in the Italian Hall, the oldest remaining building from L.A.’s Little...

From homemade ravioli coming out “I Love Lucy” conveyor belt-style, to freshly made pizzas, cannolis, breads, cheeses and so much more, Mimi’s Ravioli off Johnson Street in Hollywood has it all. “Mimi’s Ravioli is your local family bakery, pasta manufacturer. All Italian food,” said Anthony Billisi, one of the owners. “We do everything from differe...

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:30 pm - Where:Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco Organized by : Maria Signorile - In collaboration with : Consolato generale d'Italia - Entrance : With fee Reserve your tickets here, or contact Maria at epensoateitaly@gmail.com With the support of the Consulate General of Italy and the Itali...

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...