Il prossimo 28 marzo, in occasione del 60mo anniversario della firma dei Trattati di Roma, momento costitutivo della Comunità Europea, il Consolato Generale d’Italia in Los Angeles – in collaborazione con l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura presso il quale si terrà l’evento – ha organizzato una tavola rotonda incentrata sull’attualità del progetto europ...

While we hear plenty about St. Patrick’s Day festivities this time of year, for many Italian-Americans in Los Angeles the big celebration of mid-March is St. Joseph’s Day. The multi-day event culminates on March 19th, and while the mid-Lenten feast honors the patron saint of Sicily, it’s also celebrated by many immigrants and descendants of other r...

When: Wednesday, April 05, 2017 At 7:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : IIC - Entrance : Free Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Luigi Pirandello, US premiere of a new live installation conceived and performed by visual artist Samantha Stella and musician Nero Kane. Itali...

Los Angeles is a city obsessed with Italian food. As much as everyone crows on about the amazing taco scene (and it really is fantastic) the fact that Italian food remains so bankable simply cannot be ignored. After all, some of the biggest openings slated for this spring offer an Italian perspective, albeit in very different ways. Here’s a look at...

The first edition of the Italian Design Day (March 2nd) – brainchild of Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, as well as La Triennale di Milano (“Milan Triennial Exhibition”) – that was simultaneously celebrated in one hundred d...

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles and Chicago for spring 2017. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmothe...

Former director of public relations at Bon Appétit, Colu Henry is celebrating the publication of her first cookbook, Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly. The book was born from the Instagram hashtag #backpocketpasta, which Henry created to describe the quick, delicious pasta meals she was cooking inspired by her Italian heritage...

The story of Sabato Rodia needs to be known by every Italian, wherever they live. When he built the Watts Towers, Rodia achieved something very unique. That must have been why the Beatles decided to put him on the cover of their famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, together with other famous and celebrated people: he's the one on upper rig...

My partners wanted to do a to-go sandwich place. Having been a private chef in L.A. for about ten years I was, like, listen, sandwiches are not going to fly here,” said chef Nina Clemente, as she sat on a stool in her newly-opened Di Alba restaurant in the Arts District. The Italy-born, New York-raised chef, who was sporting a denim apron and her h...

Originari di Galati Mamertino (Messina) Tanino, Calogero, Celestino e Giacomino emigrarono negli Stati Uniti a metà degli anni ’70. Cresciuti in una famiglia che ha sempre coltivato i propri ortaggi, prodotto il proprio vino, i formaggi freschi e con una mamma incredibilmente brava in cucina, non potevano non ereditare una grande passione per la bu...