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The Friends of Isola Delle Femmine will host a music show of Italian-American classics at 8 p.m. July 29 at the California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave. Hosted by Nicky D, Louie Esposito II and Jim Coniglio, the show will feature Italian-American classics with opera favorites. Performers include Leandra Ramm of the San Francisco Symphony Choir and San...

It's a haunting tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness that has mesmerized audiences since its first performance nearly two centuries ago. “Giselle,” a two-act romantic ballet first performed in 1841 in Paris, will make an exclusive West Coast engagement with the Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company from July 28 to 30 at the Segerstrom Center for the A...

Ciao, Amici! Italians are crazy about Ferragosto! They brave bumper to bumper traffic to go the the beach on vacation where they are supposed to enjoy nature and time away from ‘crowded’ cities while resting and relaxing…. While this is an excellent idea, reality often turns out to be quite different! In the meantime, the great Italian cities are w...

For the better part of five seasons, the L.A. Clippers have had significant issues when it came to filling the small forward spot with a lengthy, two-way player to pair with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. A lot of that was due to financial restraints, and it kept the Los Angeles-based team from having postseason success beyond the second round. Goin...

La famiglia italiana sbarca in California: “Rossi &White” sarà una nuova serie televisiva che racconterà le vicende di una famiglia italiana immigrata in America ai tempi d’oggi. Le riprese sono iniziate da poco, e già promette di essere un’ esilarante commedia , sullo stile di “The office” e “Modern Family”.  Location della sitcom sarà la Californ...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will screen a new film about Jewish refugees in Italy after World War II. The Israeli film “Shores of Light: Salento 1945-47” tells the story of thousands of Holocaust survivors who landed in southern Italy after the war. According to the film, those refugees were amazed by the welcome they received from the loca...

The Fallen One, an original adaptation of La Traviata. Saturday August 12th, 7:30 p.m. | Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza - 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 The Fallen One is an original adaptation of La Traviata, the opera masterpiece written by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1853. The Fallen One is about a beautiful young wo...

Free-agent forward Danilo Gallinari and the Clippers were closing in on a sign-and-trade agreement Monday night that involved the Denver Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks and Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, according to NBA officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Gallinari will agree to a three-year deal with the Clippers for about $...

Opera composed in 1665 by Pietro-Andrea Ziani with a libretto by Cristoforo Ivanovich. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. September 8 & 9, 2017 at 7:30pm. ODC Theater - 3153 17th Street, San Francisco. Reserve your tickets here.  La Circe' plot is based on the adventures of Circe, the goddess and magician of Greek mythology made famous by Ho...

For being an Italian bike, the MV Agusta Brutale 800 America that was just unveiled is extremely, well, American. It features a new livery that will grace a limited run of just 50 bikes—one for each state. The bike is being officially unveiled at the World Superbike Championship at Laguna Seca next weekend.  This patriotic paint job is inspired by...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:30 PM Join Italian American Lawyers of Orange County IALOC/Lex Romana for our annual Bocce Tournament at Il Fornaio in Irvine, California. Our Gracious Sponsor for this event is Centext Legal.  Appetizers are included in the Registration Cost of $20.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members.    The Bocce Tournament will gua...

History and literature buffs often speak of 19th century writer Horatio Alger, whose characters rise from obscure poverty to great esteem. For a sporting twist, the 2005 film “Goal! The Dream Begins” and its sequels follow a fictional soccer player from undocumented immigrant struggles to professional stardom. Anyone who appreciates those narrative...