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Order Sons of Italy in America, Christoforo Colombo Lodge No. 1309 recently announced its $500 Sons of Italy Italian Heritage Scholarship available to Salida School District high school seniors. The organization offers the scholarship every spring to a graduate of Salida High School or Horizons Exploratory Academy to be used to continue their educa...

Vedere il mio paese in ginocchio, che annaspa nella peggiore crisi cui io abbia assistito da quando sono nata, e per di più a una impotente distanza di sicurezza, mi provoca un dolore indescrivibile. Capisco di più in questi giorni perché ho scelto di servirlo, il mio paese, di dedicare la mia vita e le mie energie alla mia bella italia. Malgrado l...

The three singers of Il Volo have made a kind of second home in the United States — and that certainly makes sense given the Italian group’s success here. After all, the U.S. was the first country they performed in after being discovered on an Italian singing competition show, “Ti Lascio Una Canzone,” in 2009. The trio — tenors Piero Barone, Ignazi...

Eros Ramazzotti rinuncia al gran finale del Vita ce n'è World Tour previsto a Los Angeles per il 13 marzo prossimo. Il tour che ha debuttato il 14 febbraio 2019 e che in questi 14 mesi ha conquistato tutto il mondo è in buona parte italiano, suonato, realizzato e organizzato da professionisti italiani ed Eros Ramazzotti, RadioRama e Vertigo non han...

San Diego is revered for its beautiful weather all year round, but springtime is particularly beautiful. It’s the best weather to enjoy San Diego’s Little Italy with all its outdoor public spaces and flower-lined streets. From blooming jacarandas to the curated flower displays on the street corners, Little Italy is the perfect complement to San Die...

The production of buffalo mozzarella hasn’t had much luck in the United States. Due to a lack of tradition, most farmers don’t have enough experience with water buffalos—wild, moody animals that tend to only produce rich, creamy milk once relaxed and at ease. Audrey Ramini, the first woman to run a buffalo mozzarella farm in California, is a pionee...

She was known as an icon in Sacramento, a culinary influence and someone with a big heart. Soon, Sacramento will dedicate a day to Biba Caggiano, the late restaurateur who died last summer. This dedication will happen after a concert March 21 by the Sacramento Choral Society. "She was more than just a cook. She was a real figure in this town," said...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT). Lucia’s Restaurant, 2016 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704. ISSNAF Bay Area Chapter is very excited to announce the March 18 BAC Talks event program. Join us, meet friends, and enjoy an authentic Italian pizza. This 10-minute presentation format spotlights Italian scholars and scientists work...

PBS star and Italian singer Pasquale Esposito will bring his romantic music March 21 to El Campanil Theatre. The Anthony “Nino” Lane Band will also perform in the Licata-Cardinale production. Doors open at 2:15 p.m. and the show starts at 3 p.m. Esposito is from Naples, Italy, and immigrated to the United States to pursue his passion for music in 1...

Where: Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles - When: From Tuesday, March 24, 2020 to Monday, February 24, 2020 In celebration of International Women's Day and of Women's History Month, the Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles Silvia Chiave will host a conversation with women engaged in activities oriented to help women’s empowerment. Confirme...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central has officially postponed its food and wine festivals and trade fairs previously scheduled for March in Houston (March 29-30) and New Orleans (March 31). The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (Los Angeles) has also postponed the festivals’ sister event in Los Angeles previously scheduled for A...

Three veterans of the food and wine industry are joining forces in Oakland to rediscover the passionate heat, immediacy, and immersive history of food and wine so often lost in the restaurant setting. Chef Alessandro Campitelli of Chiaroscuro and Contrasto restaurants, sommelier Paul Robinson of New York’s Del Posto and Chiaroscuro, and former chef...