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November 6-9, 2022 - NeueHouse Hollywood. MORE INFO here. ITTV Forum&Festival, the world’s premiere event dedicated to the Italian audiovisual market and the connections between its international counterparts, will once again be returning to Los Angeles, featuring panel discussions with Italian and American industry members, exclusive advance scree...

The Italian heritage month in Los Angeles has just ended with an incredible surprise concert played by the Loyola Law School Orchestra last night, and directed by Maestro Simona Grossi. The program was mainly dedicated to the sound track of “ La Dolce Vita “. The building of City Hall of Los Angeles was lit up with the “Tricolore”. Maestro Simona G...

Eataly Los Angeles is hosting a five-year anniversary, all-you-can-eat celebration next week  with tasting stations featuring Eataly’s most beloved dishes and Italian wines to taste throughout the marketplace. The event is set to take place on November 3 from 6-10 p.m. at Eatay Los Angeles in Century City.  “It seems like just yesterday that we ope...

San Francisco, California has been called "Everybody's Favorite City," and we like to think that the nickname owes a lot to the significant Italian American community that has long called the City by the Bay home. Come along with hosts Rossella, Pat and John for the Grand Finale of our Adventure through Italian California; with visits to a truly hi...

The work of Francis Ford Coppola is frequently regarded as some of the best of all time. Alongside Martin Scorsese, he is considered one of the most influential film directors to come out of the ‘New Hollywood’ movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Coppola’s The Godfather Part II is often referred to as one of the greatest films ever made, even as a sta...

La Scuola International Silicon Valley Campus opened the doors to their students on August 17th and delighted in seeing children enjoy the carefully curated spaces which their teachers have created. Children are enjoying both indoor and outdoor spaces, from classrooms and Art Atelier to garden and soccer pitch. They have already harvested numerous...

A half-block away from the bustling Cha Cha Cha in the busy Arts District, Hearts & Flame opened this week in the former Inko Nito space at 225 S. Garey Street. Though the interior is reminiscent of the former Japanese robata bar, the menu is fully coastal Italian. Hearts & Flame joins the assembly of coastal Italian restaurants popping up around L...

The Italian TV Forum & Festival (ITTV), the world’s premiere event dedicated to the Italian audiovisual market and the connections between its international counterparts, announced today the festival will once again be returning to Los Angeles November 6 through November 9, 2022. Taking place at NeueHouse in West Hollywood and Terra Eataly in Centu...

Replacing Devine Pastabilities in the Midway District of San Diego's Point Loma is Cucina Caprese, a catering company-turned restaurant that offers a menu centered around wood-fired Italian cuisine. Owned by Derya Ozbey with a menu executed by Italian-born chef Giuseppe Monaco, Cucina Caprese has been a fixture at local farmers markets and area pop...

After years of planning, ground was finally broken on what will soon be Piazza Miramare in San Pedro, a dedication to the large Italian community living in the area.  The ceremony was held in accordance with Italian-American Heritage Month, and when finished, the spot will be home to the country's newest Little Italy, along 6th Street and Harbor Bo...

The Bay Area is infamous for its pricey lifestyles and inaccessibly expensive luxuries — and increasingly, that includes wild and wacky restaurants, too. Now, Divisadero Street restaurant Che Fico’s smaller neighboring outpost Che Fico Alimentari is hoping to offer something slightly more affordable. Owner and chef David Nayfeld took to Instagram t...

The IAMLA is delighted to announce the opening of a new original exhibition produced by the museum. A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio explores the cultural origins, interpretations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio h...