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A rare car is expected to nab a rare price. The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO will be auctioned by RM Sotheby's at the annual Monterey Car Week event this Saturday. RM Sotheby's, a classic car auction company, calls the entry "the most important Ferrari ever offered publicly." Bids are expected to break records, potentially making the GTO the most expensive...

Step inside Sixth + Mill, Downtown’s newest industrial dining addition offered up on Sixth Street in the Arts District. The all-Italian powerhouse plans to officially open for business on Sunday, August 26, proving once again that there’s always money in pizza, pasta, and wine. Sixth + Mill is the work of the Factory Place Hospitality Group, the te...

September 22, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Bowers Museum - 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706. Knights in Armor features stunning masterpieces of European arms and armor, dating from the Medieval and Renaissance ages to the Romanticized Medieval revival of the 1800s. The provocative beauty and the exquisite craftsmanship of more than 90 pieces...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018. From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm PST. Organized by Istituto Italiano di Cultura - San Francisco 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco CA 94102. Entrance: Free. A creative and surprising violinist, Luca Ciarla easily transcends the boundaries among genres to trace an innovative musical path, a magical acoustic seduction i...

The Salini Impregilo Group, through its U.S. subsidiary, The Lane Construction Corporation, has won a design-build joint-venture contract with Security Paving Company, Inc. to construct the I-10 Corridor Contract 1 Express Lanes in California. The work's overall value amounts to $672.9 million, with Lane’s share of the contract valued at $404 milli...

From Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Sunday, October 14, 2018. Organized by LA Opera. Entrance with fee. Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion - 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Placido Domingo and James Conlon join forces for one of Verdi’s greatest works in a grand tale of resistance, romance and rivalry. A live broadcast of the season opene...

Ha un tono della voce quasi dimesso.  Racconta e ogni tanto gli scappa uno slang in quell’americano tipico degli emigrati siciliani. Le parole non sono il suo forte. Perché il suo regno è la cucina. Lui è Celestino Drago, 61 anni a settembre, di cui quasi 40 trascorsi negli Stati Uniti, a Los Angeles dove si è trasferito definitivamente nel 1979 av...

On Saturday, September 15, as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC), the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club Foundation is proud to sponsor this year's Festa Coloniale Italiana and La Musica d'Italia in Washington Square Park - celebrations of Italian and Italian-American culture, music, food a...

Friday, September 14, 2018 - From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm PST. Istituto Italiano di Cultura - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco CA 94102. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join us for an enchanting evening with pianist Alberto Pizzo at the Italian Cultural Institute! Starting from a young age, Neapolitan born musician Alberto Pizzo demonstrated...

A private elementary school in Van Nuys, CA seeks Italian teacher with experience teaching elementary school aged children in a school setting for their after school program. After school Italian language classes meet every Tuesday from 2:55 pm to 3:50 pm. Qualified candidate must be a native or near-native Italian speaker, will already have permis...

St. Pio of Pietrelcina’s devotion to the Blessed Mother inspired St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish in Sausalito to host a public tour of five relics of the saint the weekend of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sept. 8.  “I have this personal belief that anything we ask from Jesus through his mother Mary gets VIP attention,” Father Mike Quinn,...

Restaurateur Piero Selvaggio has announced that he will close Valentino, his Santa Monica Italian restaurant, at the end of the year. The restaurant, credited with introducing Angelenos to authentic Italian ingredients such as prosciutto, balsamic vinegar and white truffles, opened on Pico Boulevard in 1972. The restaurant’s last night of service i...