NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

San Francisco has attracted world class talent, artists from every genre, for many decades and the month of September 2018 was no exception. The city by the bay had the distinct pleasure of welcoming internationally acclaimed conductor, Maestro Riccardo Frizza.   The Maestro made his fourth appearance, a collaboration with the San Francisco Opera,...

Acclaimed Italian chef Massimo Bottura tells Eater in an exclusive interview that he and Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri are discussing a potential restaurant in Beverly Hills. Bottura is the chef and owner of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, which reclaimed the top spot on the World’s 50 Best restaurants this year. The first Gucci Osteria di Massimo...

Il prossimo 16 ottobre, l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles organizzerà un incontro con Silvio Pietro Angori, CEO e Managing Director di Pininfarina S.p.A. Angori illustrerà l'evoluzione dell'iconico marchio italiano che combina arte, design, cultura e impreditorialità e parlerà anche della rivista letteraria L'Indice dei Libri del Mese,...

Italian American Heritage Month: A sensitive item that hit right here at home was the Italian “Enemy Alien” Relocation in 1942 at the onset of WWII. Many of our ancestors that emigrated from the old country and did not become naturalized citizens (such as my great grandmother in Monterey) were required to vacate their homes if in close proximity to...

Innovation Days 2018 takes place on October 12th in San Francisco, right on the aftermath of ITA's participation to LAUNCH Scale 2018, where Italian startups are offered valuable opportunities to engage with leading American counterparts and present their innovative ideas. The event is organized by the Italian Trade Agency via its Los Angeles offic...

LOS ANGELES: Imagine a magical destination that greets you with rolling hills on a vineyard filled countryside. This spectacular location includes tall Italian cypress trees, exclusive wineries and a personalized two-course breakfast experience, created by a “renowned” Chef.  Boy wouldn’t that be even better if this was closer than, let’s say, Tusc...

When: From Saturday, October 27, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018- Where: Thorne Hall, Occidental College, Los Angeles Pacific Opera Project (POP) joins forces with The Occidental College Glee Club for two performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata. Following a wonderful experience together producing The Rake's Progressin 2016, the collaboration...

In 2008, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) organized a humble wine and food tasting event for its members. With virtually no promotion, over 500 people attended the inaugural event, including many individuals who were unaware of the museum project, and the more than 200-year history of Italians in Los Angeles. Recognizing that the...

October 13, 2018. Skirball Center - 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Total Duration: 2.5h. RSVP mandatory for this event. MEET ITALY will host a special event in co-operation with the American Association of Individual Investors at the Skirball Center on timely investing dynamics. This event has a cover charge of $5 payable at the even...

Sunday, for the 150th time, a Queen Isabella and her court will march through the streets of the city’s Little Italy section, North Beach, for an Italian Heritage and Pride parade. There’s a lot to be prideful about. North Beach is the oldest section of the city, with the largest concentration of authentic Italian restaurants, including old-time in...

Please join us for the Opening of the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages and Translation Studies on October 18, 2018. The Donato Center was established on January 21, 2017, thanks to a $1.1 million donation by longtime supporter of Italian Studies, Mario Giannini. Named for the director of the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian...

The Niello Concours at Serrano is on Oct. 7. With almost 200 motor cars rolling onto the green, spanning over 100 years of automotive history, it will be a fantastic display of gorgeous exotics as well as many beautiful classics. This year’s theme is Festa Italiana, celebrating the Italian Marques.  The event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5...