On one of its last nights of service, guests of Valentino streamed into the restaurant from Pico Boulevard. “I hear you’re closing,” said a smartly-dressed woman. “Yes,” answered the host. “Why?” she asked, with pain in her voice. The host — the consummate host — sighed and responded, “Do you have a few hours?”This conversation in different forms c...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Organized by IIC Los Angeles under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles. Entrance: Free. Actor Riccardo Bocci will commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a stage reading of Pr...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7 pm. Bovard Auditorium (ADM) 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089. An Evening with Isabella Rossellini: a visions and voices signature event. DESCRIPTION: “The world’s most uncategorizable star”—Vanity Fair. Admission is free. Reservations required. General Public: RSVP. Actor, model, filmmaker, and philanthr...

“Even before choosing to travel, I was a nomad and I got to know first-hand the nature of the various Italian communities abroad, I was able to appreciate their versatility, their high cultural level, their widespread talent and their excellent integration skills.” Silvia Chiave, Italy’s new Consul General in Los Angeles, knows very well what it me...

It is said that every recipe has a story behind it. This statement rings especially true among Italian Americans, for whom the significance of food extends far beyond sustenance, and cooking is among the most visible expressions of identity and pride. Eating rituals figured prominently in the Italo American immigration experience. Distinct food and...

“The new year will open with an Italian evening organized  by the LA Clippers in collaboration with the Institute and dedicated to the NBA champion Danilo Gallinari, on the occasion of the game against the Utah Jazz. This event will be followed by the Filming Italy film festival, and numerous meetings dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci, in celebration...

È la nuova destinazione fashion. A Los Angeles inizia a delinearsi un nuovo palinsesto pensato per promuovere l’eccellenza Made in Italy sulla West Coast. L’iniziativa, che nasce dalla collaborazione tra Made Strategy, società di consulenza guidata dall’imprenditore emiliano Paolo Galli, e Iaccw-Italy America chamber of commerce west, ha debuttato...

West Hollywood was the place to be on November 28th, the evening Poltrona Fraucelebrated the grand opening of its newest, state-of-the-art showroom. The leader in Italian-made leather and furniture hosted over 800 trendsetters, designers, architects, media, and more. Ferrari of Beverly Hills and Ca'del Bosco sponsored the unforgettable night, which...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Los Angeles? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Julie Goes Green (11140 Palms Blvd., Palms) Julie Goes Green is an Italian spot, offering pizza and more. The menu features pizza...

Perfectly proportioned and scantily clad with wrinkle-free skin. And those are just the patrons. Excuse the joke. America’s modern stereotype of Los Angelenos pairs nicely with a dazzling exhibit on display through January 27, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles: The Renaissance Nude. With masterworks on loan from the Louvre, The Met, t...