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Conducting The AMOR Symphonic Orchestra Special GuestsSoprano Elisabetta Russo & Tenor Gianluca Sciarpelletti All New Compositions by Andrea Morricone and Lyrics by Paola Lorenzi   TUESDAY April 29, 2014 at 7:30PMTHE ANN & JERRY MOSS THEATERAT NEW ROADS SCHOOL3131 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404  

With less than a week until the primary election, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found two candidates for San Jose mayor are separating themselves from the crowded field of candidates.   Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is among those who have broken away from the pack, with 26 percent of the vote. "Always makes me a little nervous...

Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum , announced today the appointment of two new senior curators at the Getty Museum. Dr. Davide Gasparotto, director of the Galleria Estense in Modena, Italy, will become Senior Curator of Paintings, and Dr. Jeffrey B. Spier, an independent scholar and member of the Department of Classics at the Univ...

In 1961, the late John N. Galardi opened the first "Der Wienerschnitzel" in Wilmington at a 600-square-foot structure with a walk-up window and a drive-through in the middle of the building.   On Tuesday the building was recognized as a historic-cultural monument by the city of Los Angeles and its Cultural Heritage Commission with a commemor...

A project of LITTLE ITALY SAN JOSE FOUNDATION This historic home is about to be demolished for a high rise building in San Jose. Please help us save this home by moving it to LISJ! This historic home is about to be demolished to make way for a high rise building in San Jose. Please help us save this home by moving it to Little Italy San Jose....

Nation-states and communities throughout the world have reached certain decisions about capital punishment: It is the destruction of human life. It is ineffective as a deterrent for crime. It is an instrument the state uses to contain or eliminate its political adversaries. It is a tool of "justice" that disproportionality affects religious, social...

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - Thursday, August 06, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco). During two of our upcoming evening events - the talk about war ambulances and the Debora Petrina concert - we will sell some of our surplus books. This is an excellent chance for fellow Italophiles to browse Italian boo...

By Cheryl North The San Francisco Opera opens its 2015-16 season Saturday night with "Luisa Miller," Giuseppe Verdi's 1849 "breakthrough" opera. Singing the title role will be soprano Leah Crocetto, who has developed her talent during general director David Gockley's decade of leadership.   Joining her is an outstanding international cast:...

Mettersi continuamente alla prova, cercare nuovi stimoli in giro per il mondo senza mai dimenticare il proprio Paese d'origine. Valentina Cantori, milanese classe 1989, ha iniziato a viaggiare a 18 anni e da allora non si è più fermata, aggiungendo nuove tappe al suo percorso personale e lavorativo. Un viaggio che dura una vita e che l'ha port...

A local production of wine, culture and innovation.Lungarotti winery is synonymous with passion and bound to its land, the town of Torgiano in Perugia Province, the region which gave birth to Umbrian wine. This brand is being present in the U.S. market for over 40 years, during which it has been represented from different partners. Focus is un...

by Italian American Museum of Los Angeles   An Italian American judge is responsible for banning the Ku Klux Klan in California. Italian immigrants introduced bell peppers, eggplant, broccoli, artichokes and many other crops to the state. The first Italian settlers arrived in Los Angeles when the region was still part of Mexico. From the ent...

Having attracted attention for its Veneno supercar, Lamborghini has just announced it is going to make it in a convertible version as well.   Veneno, a $4 million limited production car, sat in a featured grass circle at the Concours d'Elegance on Sunday next to the very first car Lamborghini produced, a 350GTV that was last shown at the Tur...