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With its non-intimidating, welcoming style, Opera Southwest has been converting down-to-earth, everyday folks into serious opera fans since 1972. There’s nothing elitist about New Mexico’s acclaimed Italian opera company. There’s nothing stuffy about it. And there’s nothing pretentious about its celebrated Artistic Director and Principal Conductor,...

On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at Donatella Versace's joyous, celebratory, healing runway tribute Friday to her brother Gianni Versace, 20 years after his slaying in Miami. And it culminated with her own reckoning with how she has born the weight of her brother's creative legacy. The show brought together the superm...

A History of Italian Cinema, 2nd edition is the much anticipated update from the author of the bestselling Italian Cinema – which has been published in four landmark editions and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2018. Building upon decades of research, Peter Bondanella and Federico Pacchioni reorganize the current History in order to keep the...

We are pleased to invite you to IALOC’s annual cooking demonstration at Il Barone. We are excited to see the recipes and skills of masterful Chef and Owner Franco Barone. Social Hour to begin at 6:00PM with monthly meeting and cooking demonstration to follow.Space is limited so register quickly. This event is subject to sell-out and will be availab...

The American Academy in Rome (www.aarome.org), an American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities, seeks a dynamic, resourceful, and highly organized Communications Manager for the New York office. The position is based in New York and responsible for supporting, managing, and executing a full range o...

Please join us for an Italian night out sponsored by the Gulf Coast Italian American Cultural Society on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm. The event will take place at the Silver Slipper Casino in Bay St. Louis, MS.  Keynote speaker will be the Honorable Frank M. Maselli, Honorary Consul of Italy at New Orleans, LA. Great entertainment by Zac Cra...

After a remarkable, successful $250,000 Kickstarter campaign, CIMA is thrilled to announce that the BOLTED BOOK has arrived! Join us this weekend at MoMA PS1 for a special talk about the book with Steven Heller and Raffaele Bedarida and a rare chance to see an original copy of Depero Futurista. Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair. Sunday, September 2...

Dear San Gennaro Community, we regret to announce that we will not be having the Feast of San Gennaro in Los Angeles this weekend. Unfortunately, we were not able to provide the same level of service we always aim to deliver when hosting our annual street festival in Hollywood and are exploring options to bring the Feast back to the community again...

Per il Ministro degli Esteri Angelino Alfano, non c’era occasione più ghiotta di questa, ad una manciata di mesi dalle elezioni politiche italiane, che coinvolgeranno anche gli elettori italiani all’estero, e nel pieno del vivace dibattito che sta letteralmente travolgendo gli Stati Uniti, per difendere la statua di Cristoforo Colombo. Lo ha fatto,...

"That was stepping off the cliff and falling in," L.A. restaurateur Jerry Greenberg says of his decision to have a kitchen in Italy for Uovo, his new restaurant in Santa Monica. Greenberg and partner Lele Massimini, who was born and raised in Rome, had been talking about opening a pasta restaurant for the "better part of a decade." After eating aro...

The late philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand defined art as “…a selective recreation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value-judgments.” Since early modern humans first appeared in Europe approx. 40,000 years ago, mankind has “selectively recreated reality” in numerous ways for many different purposes. Many early civilizations, like An...

"My Big Gay Italian Christmas" is officially set to open this holiday season on December 2nd 8pm and December 3rd, 7pm 2017, at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and will play in The Showroom. The follow up to the Big Gay Italian Trilogy, (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis) Wilkinson has crea...