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The Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco is hiring n. 2 fixed-term contract employees (six months duration) for Administrative Assistant services. Further details on the requirements, methods of participation and selection and the deadline for submitting applications are available in the recruitment notice published at the following link. To...

Italy’s recent widespread influence in Los Angeles—and the city’s influence on the world—has now reached the pitch. European soccer icons AC Milan have announced a fourth kit collaboration with L.A.-based brand PLEASURES, with the two designed iterations slated to be used in two separate games—against Napoli and Monza on Feb. 11 and 18. The designs...

FLORA is a journey through the fantastical world created by Atelier Manferdini for the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles. The exhibition features design objects, physical models, sculptures and A.I. illustrations that re-interpret images of nature into contemporary design. In our current age of digital ephemera and computational imagery, na...

INNOVIT, the strategic hub established in San Francisco to support and promote the Italian economic, scientific and cultural ecosystem in the United States, is celebrating its first year of operation. The activities of the Italian Innovation and Culture Center were entrusted in October 2022 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ICE Agency to Fonda...

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses has named Naomi Stillitano as the 105th Rose Queen® at the Announcement and Coronation ceremony presented by Citizens Business Bank. The 2024 Tournament of Roses President Alex Aghajanian made the announcement on the front steps of Tournament House in Pasadena. The first Rose Queen was announced in 1905, and for mor...

I’m always on the lookout for new weekend car shows to go to in the Los Angeles area, especially as the number of traditional cars and coffees have dwindled in recent months (the long-running Malibu Country Mart show has been permanently shut down, for example). This past weekend a new show emerged, focused exclusively on Italian cars and motorcycl...

FENDI Casa, a name synonymous with Italian luxury and design, has recently made a significant announcement that is poised to elevate the world of interior design in Los Angeles. In an exciting development, FENDI Casa has unveiled a prestigious partnership with MASS Beverly, a renowned player in the field of interior design located in the heart of W...

The visit to the Italian Innovation and Culture Hub INNOVIT, opened at the end of 2021 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an outpost of Italian innovation to Silicon Valley, was the focal point of the first day of Ambassador Mariangela Zappia’s mission to San Francisco, assisted by Consul General Sergio Strozzi. “Over 100 startups and in...

Could this be a trend? More Italian fashion brands looking to the L.A. market for exposure and retail growth? Just a few months ago, Italian brand Eleventy expanded to a new permanent location in Beverly Hills, and now Genny, where Gianni Versace got his start by working with Genny sister brand Byblos, has come to Brighton Way with its first U.S. s...

Terna Spa announced Thursday that it has signed two new agreements with as many institutional partners in the U.S., in San Francisco, to promote and enhance the Italian innovation ecosystem abroad, "supporting the development of innovative startups and SMEs in our country and facilitating their access to the U.S. market," as the company explained. ...

Salvatore Ferragamo, the Italian luxury fashion House, celebrated the debut of an impressive design concept by renowned architect William Sofield with the reopening of the Beverly Hills Flagship store on Rodeo Drive. The unveiling of the new concept, inspired by Salvatore’s years of innovation in California, marked a return to Hollywood, 100 years...

When the internet recently roasted Chamath Palihapitiya for likening himself to the “man in the arena” from Teddy Roosevelt’s famous 1910 speech, the Facebook exec turned venture capitalist trolled his critics with a rack of clothing. “I’m in the arena trying stuff. Some will work, some won’t,” Palihapitiya posted just before Labor Day weekend on t...