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The Italian Studies program (Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Film and Media Studies program (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) joined efforts to develop a unique educational experience in Bologna, Italy, a travel course that will become a staple of both programs and Chapman University in the future. Under the...

Come enjoy a movie under the stars at our annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night of the Summer.  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2022 is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater. These amazing Italian films, complete with English subtitles,...

Giorgio Chiellini is hoping Los Angeles FC's young roster can help him at least partially rediscover the fountain of youth. In return, the veteran Italian defender looks to help the club capture its first Major League Soccer championship. “I would say that LAFC is the perfect team for me because the team is full of young players. I think they can...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles cordially invite you to the theater for Teatro Patologico: All Mad Free (TUTTI NON CI SONO). Written, directed and performed by Dario D’Ambrosi, a Teatro Patologico Production. In Italian and English. THURSDAY JUNE 23, 2022. 6:00 pm PST. Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles (1023 Hilgard Avenue, Lo...

Legendary Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini has signed with LAFC this summer following the expiration of his contract with Juventus. The move was announced by the MLS club on June 13 after being teased the previous day. The switch for Chiellini had been widely anticipated for the past month by a host of various reports across the United States and...

He is the timeless, global sound of classical opera music. Italian icon Andrea Bocelli continues to draw massive audiences around the world, and fans in California are no exception. After a successful performance singing for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee on June 4, Bocelli is gearing up for three consecutive California co...

There was little debate about who the greatest quarterback in NFL history was on Jan. 28, 1990, shortly after Joe Montana and the 49ers made mincemeat of the Broncos' defense in Super Bowl XXIV. The blowout victory gave San Francisco its fourth Super Bowl win since 1981. The win also gave Montana a record third Super Bowl MVP award, as the man know...

Andrea Bocelli, attorney at law? Before he became a global sensation as the top-selling opera singer in history — or “popera,” as some have described his enormous crossover success — the Italian superstar earned his law degree at the University of Pisa and worked as a public defender. Bocelli’s switch from litigation to librettos came only after th...

When: Sunday, June 19 at 6 PM - Where: IIC's new location: 710 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94111 In preparation for San Francisco Pride 2022, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Consulate General of San Francisco are pleased to present the documentary Let’s Kiss, Storia di una rivoluzione gentile (Franco Grillini's gentle revolution)....

Friday, June 17 @ 7:30 pm. At the Italian Center: 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA 95608. Admission $10. Doors Open at 7:00 pm , Film at 7:30 pm. Refreshments Included. Mario Lanza, "The American Caruso," stars in this film which traces the life of Italian tenor Enrico Caruso (1893-1921), one of the greatest tenors of all time. The film is a stu...

The idea behind it is that of an Italian-style 'street party': a 5-kilometre mini-marathon open to all, "to gather around June 2 and our flag all the communities in the area." In an interview with LaPresse, Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles – a city home to some historic Italian communities as well as to the new ‘immigrants', ma...

Poor House Bistro & Little Italy San Jose hope you will join us and officially celebrate our partnership and Italian Independence Day on Sunday June 5th. Tickets are $10 and include a fantastic lineup of Jazz, Italian, and Zydeco music, a Full Bar and Italian & New Orleans food. Jay Meduri and Poor House have been the go-to venue for Live Music in...