Woodbridge Winery plants to celebrate the grape harvest with fine wine and Italian food next week, and Lodi wine lovers are invited to take part. Festa dell’ uva! — Italian for “grape festival” — will be held under tents outdoors. The long table covered in a traditional red-checkered tablecloth encourages guests to make new friends and enjoy a dinn...

Fendi is boosting its presence in the U.S., opening a new store in New York's SoHo district and its first units in San Francisco and Dallas. “There is such growth potential in the U.S. for the brand,” said chairman and chief executive officer Pietro Beccari. “Fendi has matured and it needs to be expressed on bigger surfaces. There is a more expansi...

The Second World War prompted the establishment of many new military installations throughout California and Nevada, including the Sierra Army Depot. It was built in Herlong, California in 1942 as a storage facility for ammunition. To learn more, we join professional historian Alicia Barber for this segment of Time & Place. Located about sixty mile...

When: From Saturday, August 26, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - Where: Lancaster Museum of Art & History, 44933 Fern Avenue Lancaster, CA 93534. Organized by : Lancaster Museum of Art & History In collaboration with: IIC, ART 1307 & various partners (partner vari) - Entrance : Free The exhibit is curated by Cynthia Penna of the Naples-based cult...

Congratulations to Simone Mori MD, working at Conti Lab at Scripps in San Diego and ISSNAF affiliate who won with his Immuno-Oncology team the Merck Biopharma Innovation Cup proposing a new molecule that direct the immune system against cancer! Bio: A native of Italy, Simone Mori graduated in medicine at the Polytechnic University of Marche, in Anc...

Il corto ispirazionale dal titolo Take my hand del filmaker trapanese Francesco Siro Brigiano s’è aggiudicato la vittoria del Los Angeles LA Film Awards, nella categoria “Best Inspirational”, e del festival internazionale Festigious, anch’esso di Los Angeles, nella sezione “Inspirational”. Si tratta di un racconto astratto ed autobiografico ispirat...

It is ironic and sad that in a city known for its Spanish and Mexican heritage, right on Olvera Street no less, is a museum about Italian-Americans, while in San Diego, also known for its Spanish and Mexican history but, unlike LA, has an actual "Little Italy" neighborhood, there is not one. Why is that? At the IAMLA website it says, "Should histor...

The performance is described as “A shamanic experience not to be missed. It will change your life” – “creative synergistic genius” – “(the performance) brings DaVinci and Michelangelo alive”. “WOW. What an amazing show. It was joyful, meaningful, powerful, and inspirational! Thank you for doing a magical job! Your words and visuals were fantastic,...

When he turned 47, Louis “Lou” Tedone started taking stock of his health. “My father died at 50 years of age. His father died at 50 years of age. And I felt that I resembled my father,” recalled Tedone, San Luis Obispo’s first pediatrician. Standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall, he weighed 197 pounds with “a nice panza,” or, belly, he said. Worried about...

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...