With the departure of outfielders Andrew McCutchen, Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco, and Gorkys Hernandez, the San Francisco Giants need the speedy John Andreoli now more than ever. Team Italy's John AndreoliClaimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers on February 1, 2019, the 28-year-old non-roster spring training invitee joins a group of outfielders wi...

The L.A. Italia Fest, which opens this Sunday, is set to honor Italian directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in recognition of their great contribution to the cinematic arts. The festival will open on Feb. 17 with a special screening of the Taviani Bros.’ 2007 film, The Lark Farm, introduced by actor Alessandro Preziosi. And...

Part of the 2019 Revolutions International Theatre Festival of Albuquerque, Chiara Guidi's The Land of Earthworms is a deeply touching children's play examining death, freely inspired by Euripides' Alcestis.  Organized by Societas Raffaello Sanzio with the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Mexico and Tricklock Company's Globa...

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is one of the most gifted  singers of our time. A bel canto specialist, she’s given brilliant opera and recital performances throughout the Bay Area, with a special emphasis on the music of Donizetti and Rossini. This month, though, she returns to Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall with a Cal Performances program titled “Songpl...

Since opening in late January, Jon & Vinny’s Brentwood has become one of the toughest reservations in town. This is unsurprising, perhaps, given the enduring crowds at the original Jon & Vinny’s on Fairfax (go ahead, try to book a table after 4 p.m. anytime in the next month) coupled with the endless appetite that Brentwood residents have for price...

Fifty years ago, Los Angeles-based Italian American artist Leo Politiquestioned the the notion of "progress" "achieved" at the expense of the destruction of communities and history. Although primarily recognized as an award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Politi spent decades chronicling the city's diverse enclaves and captured its...

First of all, veal parmigiana, or veal parmesan, is among the best comfort foods ever. Second, it was not created in Italy. Well, it kind of was. Eggplant parmigiana, lightly breaded with a smattering of cheese in a light tomato sauce, is a staple in southern Italy and is the ancestor of the veal and chicken parms Americans know and love today. Whe...

When: Thursday, March 07, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles and Meet Italy In collaboration with : Silicon Valley Italian Executive Council (SVIEC) - Entrance : Free MEET Italy is a network for Italian-American and Italian executives engaged in the...

È morto a Los Angeles, dove viveva da quarant’anni, il grande informatico italiano Mario Gerla: aveva 76 anni ed è stato stroncato da un tumore contro il quale aveva combattuto a lungo. Dopo la laurea al Politecnico di Milano, Gerla si era trasferito al dipartimento di Computer Science della University of California Los Angeles, Ucla, dove aveva pr...

"Genealogia italiana: come fare ricerca genealogica in Italia e negli Stati Uniti" è titolo del seminario organizzato dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles e da Lingua Viva, che si terrà il 21 febbraio, dalle ore 18.00 alle 21.00, nella sede dell’Istituto. L’iniziativa intende offrire un approccio pratico per la ricerca e l’utilizzo di d...