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Il 27 Ottobre l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Los Angeles ha ospitato il seminario "New Audiences for Italian: Italian for Spanish Speakers through Intercomprehension", sull'insegnamento della lingua italiana agli ispanofoni attraverso l'intercomprensione. Durante il workshop, organizzato dal Consolato Generale in collaborazione con la California...

Proseguono il 5 marzo ad Atlanta (Georgia); il 6 a Fort Lauderdale (Florida) ed il 7 a New Orleans (Louisiana) gli incontri del roadshow ITPC 2013 organizzato dall'ENIT di New York, in collaborazione con ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council). La direttrice che punterà verso est, metterà in campo due seminari il 12 marzo, a Washington in mattinata...

by Brigham Yen   Not so fast West LA. A source who wishes to remain anonymous has informed me that Eataly — the enormously popular Italian restaurant and market from New York founded by Oscar Farinetti — is in "serious discussions" to open at Macy's Plaza, or more accurately, as part of the future $160 million makeover project called "The Bl...

On the occasion of the panel discussion and exhibition "Italy of the Future" which took place at the Italian Cultural Institute on Wednesday, September 4, we had the opportunity to meet two generations of brilliant scientists represented by Dr. Vito Campese and Dr. Filippo Sozzi, and to ask them a few questions about their job, as well as their opi...

By Gregory J. Wilcox   It seems to Paul Nunneri that he blinked and 30 years flashed by. That can happen when a leap of faith morphs into a labor of love. "It has flown by, but it's been good. It's my life, you know," Nunneri said of three decades as an owner of Cavaretta's Italian Deli on Sherman Way in Canoga Park.   So banners and...

An exclusive performance of classically trained Maestro Gabriele Ciampi conducting his CentOrchestra was held at the Italian Cultural Institute on Thursday, June 5, under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles.   Featuring an 18 piece orchestra and 3 soloists from Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome, the concert presented Ga...

The public is invited to take a free tour of a California Lutheran University art exhibit in Italian from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.   Brittany Corbucci, an Italian instructor at Pepperdine University, will guide visitors through "Coming Home: Alumni Art Exhibit" in the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art on the Thousand Oaks ca...

Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016 Hours: 8:00 PM Venue: Chapman University Organized by: Chapman University College of Performing Arts/Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music Tickets available at https://events.chapman.edu/14997   Beginning in the middle of the 20th century, the flute has become an important medium in the field of Contemporary Mus...

By F. Kathleen Foley Fifteen years ago, Roy Battocchio's "Thicker Than Water" had its world premiere at Theatre West and quickly became one of the most popular offerings in the now-53-year-old theater's history.   The play has returned to test its durability as a crowd pleaser. There's little denying that "Thicker" is thin, with a sitcom-li...

Zach Pollack's new restaurant Cosa Buona is going to put fried cheese back in the spotlight. Even the worst mozzarella sticks are still pretty good. If you have at least one opposable thumb and a working knowledge of toaster ovens, you can turn a bag of freezer-aisle TGI Friday's cheese logs into a deeply soul satisfying plate of food.  ...

by Valerio Viale   Recently, at City Hall East, Press Conference Room, it was held a discussion among representatives from the Indigenous Community and the Italian-American one, in Los Angeles. The first motion, filed by L.A. Council member Mitch O'Farrel (who represents the 13th District of the City) in November 2015, aims at establish...

By Ellie Routt   The Mother Lode Land Trust was established in 1990 by a coalition of ranchers, conservationists and other concerned citizens to preserve the landscape of California's Central Sierra Nevada. It was here that gold was discovered in 1849 and a state was born, fortunes made and lost, and the rugged beauty of the Sierra Nevada fo...