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The promotional campaign launched by the Abruzzo region to bring its audiovisual talents back to the region has begun, and Hollywood is its main target. The campaign to reach the Mecca of show business began in Cannes in mid-October at MIPCOM, the world's leading audiovisual trade fair. The Abruzzo region arrived on the Côte d'Azur with a promotion...

Marilyn Panelli, who graduated from St. Peter Academy more than 64 years ago, is being honored by her alma mater for the life she has led since she left it in 1955. In a videotaped interview conducted by current students in advance of the 140-year-old school’s Alumni and Memorial Mass on Oct. 27 at St. Peter Church, Marilyn gave much of the credit...

The Department of French and Italian at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of “Transnational Italian Studies.” The expected start date is July 1, 2020. We solicit applications from scholars of Italy with a primary research interest in transnat...

Filling a recently-vacated space in the Little Italy Food Hall at the Piazza della Famiglia is Semola, a new quick-service pasta counter from the team behind Ambrogio15, which operates a pizzeria in the same collective of eateries on India Street, which also includes Mein St. Asian Kitchen, Not Not Tacos by Sam the Cooking Guy, Wicked Maine Lobster...

When: Friday, November 08, 2019 At 6:30 pm - Where: IIC Los Angeles - Organized by : IIC Los Angeles and Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles In collaboration with : Create Cure Foundation and Restaurant N.10 - Entrance : Free A conversation with Prof. Valter Longo & Chef Luigi Fineo on how food can become our best ally to live a longer and he...

Era dal 1982, dai tempi di Sandro Pertini, che un Presidente della Repubblica non  metteva piede nella West Coast degli Stati Uniti, la parte più remota e più giovane del nuovo continente. Sergio Martarella arriva a San Francisco da Washington insieme a sua figlia, che lo accompagna quasi sempre nelle occasioni ufficiali, e il ministro per l’Innova...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 6:00 PM The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi, 610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco, CA. Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 7:00 PM The Holy Cross Parish, 580 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of San Francisco and Assisi joining together as Sister Cities, and the 800th anniversary of Saint F...

It's easy to miss Eastside Market Italian Deli, a big beige block of a building you've probably driven past a thousand times while navigating Dodger Stadium. Even with a giant sign on the corner of Alpine Street and Figueroa Terrace, it somehow blends into the streets of Victor Heights. Bordered by Elysian Park, Echo Park, Chinatown and Angelino He...

With a home in nearby Long Beach, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon returns to Southern California after nearly 15 years since serving as the Angels' bench coach from 2000-2005. For owner LA Angels owner Arte Moreno, it have been a long and frustrating five-year postseason drought. Coming to his rescue is Italian American manager Joe Maddon, wh...

Did you know that Italians first settled in Los Angeles in the 1820s? Or that California’s wine industry was started in L.A. by Italian-Americans, and that the city is still home to the oldest winery in the state? Were you aware that Los Angeles has the fifth largest Italian-American population in the U.S.? Los Angeles has a long and storied Italia...

This has been a banner year — a green, white and red banner, to be exact — for Italian food in San Diego. Seemingly every month has been marked by the opening of another impressive Italian eatery. The mini boom started earlier in the year with Cesarina in Point Loma, Ciccia Osteria in Barrio Logan, Il Dandy in Bankers Hill, and later Il Dandy’s sin...

Walter Vincenti, professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University, laid the engineering groundwork for flight at the speed of sound and helped develop the more efficient swept-wing airplane design still in use today. Vincenti died in Palo Alto on Oct. 11 of complications from pneumonia. He was 102. “Walter is probably one o...