Italian filmmaker Corrado Franco’s “Al Di Qua,” filmed among Turin’s homeless population, is not your typical social issue movie. Few would have the notion to give one of his subjects, a bearded street fellow named Rodolfo, an on-screen funeral in which dozens of his fellow itinerants form a procession to enter a hospital chapel for a testimonial-l...

Beverly Hills’ Nerano, an upscale Italian restaurant owned by the Toscana Restaurant Group, hosted its first in a series of monthly wine dinners. For this inaugural dinner in its swank BG Lounge, Nerano’s sommelier, Samantha Johnston, and executive chef, Michele Lisi, teamed up withMarchesi Antinori Wines ambassador Alessia Botturi to pair its...

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...

It’s been hardly a month since the news of America’s first Lamborghini Centenario getting delivered to the lucky customer filled up blog spaces and car news sites. All four Lamborghini Centenario coupes have hit the streets already and now it’s the turn of the Roadster variant. The good news is that the world’s first Lamborghini Centenario Roadster...

“Giuseppe Franco Salon Opening Summer 2017” reads a sign in a window on Canon Drive in Beverly Hills. Well, not exactly what you are thinking. This soon opening salon is the 5th Giuseppe Franco, born in Calabria and raised in New Jersey, is opening next to the other four he has been operating for 35 years in the heart of Beverly Hills.  Among his c...

Ermenegildo Zegna, long a mainstay in the Italian luxury fashion world, got a high-wattage boost when it appointed visionary Stefano Pilati earlier this year as creative director of Agnona, the women's collection, and as head of design for Ermenegildo Zegna. Zegna's tradition of tailoring and leadership in fabrics, combined with Pilati's vision, wi...

di Fucsia Nissoli   Oggi, nella Sala Stampa della Camera dei Deputati, si è svolta la Conferenza: "La Dieta Mediterranea strumento di promozione e difesa del Made in Italy" in Italia e negli Usa". La conferenza curata da Daniela Puglielli e da Giusi Malcangi e moderata dalla giornalista Carmen Dambruoso. Nel mio intervento di saluto , ho fat...

Sabato scorso, 7 settembre, si è svolta ai giardini di Beverly Canon la prima edizione di "Sotto le Stelle", serata dedicata all'Italia nel cuore di Beverly Hills, organizzata dal Consolato Generale d'Italia a Los Angeles in collaborazione con StudioMusica USA e la Città di Beverly Hills, nel quadro del 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli USA....

Ferrari is celebrating 60 years in the United States on Oct. 12 with its "Race Through the Decades: 1954-2014" event. The celebration takes place on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills with Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo as the master of ceremonies. The event is free to the public.   "Beverly Hills is proud to help celebrate 60 years of Ferra...

by Rick Schultz   The day after a sold-out Hollywood Bowl concert this week, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli arrived at the chilly library of a Beverly Hills hotel wearing shorts, a dark blue polo shirt and sunglasses. At 58, Bocelli looks trim and fit. But today he's slightly agitated. The room was too cold.   "No, no, this is unsa...