“The animator is an artist who could have been an actor but, being very shy, decided to work behind the scenes.” Says Mitja Rabar, the 40 years old Italian animator, whose shyness was balanced out by a great artistic talent and a passion for drawing and animation.  I meet Mitja,  who is from Trieste and currently the only Italian animator working f...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Salerno fa parlare di sè nel mondo. Allori, infatti, per Filmesque, il corto che vince come “Best International Production” al Los Angeles Cine Fest 2019. Prodotto e co diretto dal salernitano Vincenzo De Sio insieme a Walton Zed conquista Hollywood, il lavoro è frutto dell'impegno dei due artisti campani nel mese che precede la cerimonia degli Osc...

When: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles Roberta Giallo is an international singer-songwriter and poliedric artist. Author, actress, theatrical performer and painter, during her career she collaborated with many artists, Lucio Dalla, Samuele Bersani, Pupi Avati, Simona Molinari, th...

Isabella Rossellini stops in her tracks, her eyes fixed on a California scrub jay. Its feathers are deep azure blue, its belly a soft gray-brown. Perched on a security guard’s finger, it sits near the historic Japanese house at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. The guard is feeding the bird a peanut...

Un italiano comanda alla Casa Bianca. Non è il presidente degli Stati Uniti ma il suo ruolo è ugualmente se non più importante per le migliaia di bambini poveri a cui ogni giorno regala un piatto di pasta ben condita. Si chiama Bruno Serato, ha 62 anni e la sua White House (chiamata così perché assomiglia alla residenza dei presidenti Usa) è un ris...

When: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: IIC Los Angeles A talk with journalist and author Enrico Deaglio, conducted by Prof. Mark Axelrod (Chapman University). Deaglio will also be giving a talk at Chapman University on February 11 as part of its Literary Arts Reading Series.

Snaidero USA the exclusive distributor of Snaidero’s made-in-Italy luxury kitchen cabinets in the Americas has named Alberto Snaidero as its new CEO, succeeding his father Dario Snaidero, who is also the company’s founder and President. The move comes as the company celebrates its 40th anniversary and the milestones achieved in those four decades –...

When: From Sunday, February 10, 2019 to Monday, February 11, 2019 - Where: UCLA & Getty Center In conjunction with Miraculous Encounters on view at the Getty Center, a two-day conference hosted by the University of California Los Angeles (February 10) and the Getty Center (February 11), dedicated to Italian mannerist painter Jacopo da Pontormo. Org...

Vinitaly International in collaboration with Veronafiere are working on the finishing touches of the Los Angeles edition of the VIA Italian Wine Ambassador certification course next February andenrollment is still open. The re-formatted, tasting-intensive Italian wine course is taught by VIA Faculty Sarah Heller MW and Henry Davar, both experienced...