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As the October night wore on, Clippers players, coaches and executives took turns standing and addressing the gathering in the private room at a Beverly Hills steakhouse. Some used the occasion of the team's annual preseason dinner to speak about the most important influences on their lives. Others kept the mood light. When it came time for a...

Take a journey into the rich variety of Italian music styles and genres, retro and current!  Hosted by Sara Marinelli alternatively in English and in Italian. Listen to the program | Mondays, 6:15-7:30pm on KUSF Sara Marinelli was born and raised in Italy. Besides being a music lover and a radio host, she is a writer, translator, and educator. She...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Organized by IIC Los Angeles under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles. Entrance: Free. Actor Riccardo Bocci will commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a stage reading of Pr...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7 pm. Bovard Auditorium (ADM) 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089. An Evening with Isabella Rossellini: a visions and voices signature event. DESCRIPTION: “The world’s most uncategorizable star”—Vanity Fair. Admission is free. Reservations required. General Public: RSVP. Actor, model, filmmaker, and philanthr...

As several of the characters tell you several times, "This is a Bronx tale." It's also a bit of a West Side Story, with a toke of Jersey Boys, but that comes later. Whatever it is, it's at the Golden Gate Theatre through December 23. A Bronx Tale has been a "family" affair for decades. This musical adaptation is its next evolutionary step following...

Ooooommmmm. Magari non sarà tutto merito della meditazione o del chaturanga dandasana (ovvero la posizione del bastone a terra, come spiegano quelli che ne sanno), ma se c’è una squadra sorprendentemente in testa alla classifica della Western Conference della Nba, quella dove si azzuffano Warriors, Rockets, Thunder, Nuggets (in ordine sparso), per...

For a much admired work by a major director, “Senso” has taken a long time to get to Los Angeles theaters in a form close to its original shape. Now that it has, we can see both what we’ve been missing and why it’s taken so long. Directed by Luchino Visconti, released in Italy in 1954 and now playing at the Nuart in West Los Angeles in a new digi...

Italian singer, songwriter Andrea Bocelli will be making four U.S. concert dates, starting at the Golden 1 Center on June 15. The tour is following Bocelli’s release of his number one album, “Si.” He will stop in the Sacramento and Denver areas, marking the first time Bocelli has played back-to-back performances on the west coast. The Sacramento Ph...

November 30 - December 2, 2018. Vogue Theatre - 3290 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94115. Make a date to view the best in Italian contemporary cinema and brush up on your language skills at the same time! Bring friends and family--group tickets and discounted passes available. Click here to browse all of this year's films and see the complete sc...

From behind the double doors of an annex to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center comes the disembodied whiff of music that can’t be – but it is – right out of “The Godfather.” Or is it back to Sorrento that this river of lush and romantic sound carries off someone who’s only gone out to walk the dog — and come within earshot of the Aurora Mandolin O...

Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 | 7:30pm. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA. Ifigenia in Aulide is an opera composed by Giovanni Porta in 1738 for the Carnival of Munich with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno. Despite the beauty of the music, Ifigenia in Aulide has not been played since its creation. The story of this opera is inspi...

Friday, November 30 | 8:00pm | San Francisco. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 Franklin at Geary. Saturday, December 1 | 8:00pm | Palo Alto. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley at Hamilton. Sunday, December 2 | 4:00pm | Berkeley. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft at Ellsworth. General: $30 ($35 at the door) | Senior: $25 ($30 at the...