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The Buzz: A celebration of Italian heritage through sport, music, education, food, and friends is planned for May 31 through June 2. Hosted by Convivio, the three-event series will channel and celebrate the colorful history of Italian Republic Day (June 2), while treating participants to three distinctive Italian American cultural experiences invol...

With a Hollywood and modeling career that has spanned nearly three decades, Antonio Sabato Jr. is now making a run at elected office. The 46-year-old Italian-American started out as a Calvin Klein underwear model and was a star on “General Hospital” before going on to become a successful actor and a household name. Now, Sabato is running for Congre...

You’re used to coffee on the go. Why not pizza? After years of dripping grease and folding triangular slices, the folks at Italy-based Kono Pizza developed an ingenious way of eating pizza. It’s in a cone. Seems like the kind of thing you’d see deep-fried at a state fair, but it actually started in Italy in 2004 and expanded to the United States ma...

When: From Sunday, June 03, 2018 to Thursday, September 06, 2018 - Where: LACMA - Organized by LACMA in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington - Entrance : With fee. Info at www.lacma.org  For this first major presentation of the subject in the United States, some 100 rare chiaroscuro woodcuts from the Italian Renaissance will be...

On Saturday, April 28th, His Royal Highness Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy was the guest of honor at a formal charity gala which benefited Stuart House at UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center. The inaugural “Notte di Savoia” event was organized by the American Foundation of Savoy Orders, successfully continuing the spirit and traditions of charitab...

What is Italy known for?  Among its many charming attributes, Italy is known for its cuisine. Who doesn't think of Italian food and fondly reminisce about some delicious, lovingly created dishes? Most Italians can truthfully say their mother’s and grandmother’s cooking was the best and time-honored recipes passed down from generation to generation....

When: Sunday 06/24/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where:  Museo Italo Americano,  Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization found...

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 From 10:00 am To 1:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Los angeles - Organized by: IIC & Lingua Viva - Entrance: Fee $105 *To register please call (310) 824-7408 or email classes.iicla@esteri.it Back by Popular Demand! Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry. If you’re one of them,...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm. Museo Italo Americano, 2 Marina Blvd, Building C. Opening Reception with Artist Angela Sepe Novara. Free Admission | RSVP. Piedmontese artist Angela Sepe Novara was born and raised in the province of Torino. Graduating from Fine Arts High School, she went on to take classes in nude art at Albertina Academy in T...

Art, in all its forms and shapes, is the most immediate and beautiful of all ways of communicating: a painting, a song, a piece of poetry, a palace or a church, they all tell a story. A story of emotions and feelings, filtered through colors, shapes and sounds. What an amazing world, that of the artist, gifted and blessed with the most universal of...

We are blessed to live in the Napa Valley, America's premier wine region. Here we make wine in the styles of many regions around the world including France, Germany, Spain and, of course, Italy. While our famous wines are predominately in the style of French varietals, the most desired and emulated lifestyle is that of the Italian country side -- T...

Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi, a Cal U. alumnus, will address graduate and undergraduate students at California University of Pennsylvania’s 186th Commencement, set for May 11 and 12 in the Convocation Center arena. Master’s degree candidates will receive their diplomas and be vested in their academic hoods at 7 p.m. May 11. Undergradu...