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A 20 anni dalla scomparsa di Federico Fellini, a 40 anni dalla realizzazione di Amarcord a 50 anni di 8 ½ e a 60 anni dalla prima de I vitelloni, l'Orchestra Italiana del Cinema in collaborazione con i migliori giovani musicisti di Los Angeles celebra il maestro indiscusso della pellicola Federico Fellini attraverso uno straordinario concerto sinfo...

Studenti di università losangeline hanno gremito l'auditorium Roberto Rossellini dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles per la proiezione di Scialla!, scritto e diretto da Francesco Bruni, nell'ambito di un'iniziativa lanciata dall'Istituto e che si propone l'obiettivo di avvicinare il mondo accademico locale al cinema italiano contempora...

by Enrica Corselli   Another Newport Beach Film Fest has gone, with its showcase of films, cartoons and documentaries from all over the world. Internationally recognized as one of the leading film festivals in the US, the one of Newport Beach is not only an occasion to showcase production from the most different countries, but also a way to...

Joe DiMaggio. Yogi Berra. Phil Rizzuto. Names instantly recognized for being extraordinary baseball players, but not only, also Italian-American. Famous Italian-Americans who were all each inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.   Back in the late 1910s and early 1920s, children born first generation American to Italian immigrants learned t...

Zonin1821, the largest private vine growing and winemaking company in Italy, and Scuderia Corsa Racing with Ferrari, the racing arm of Ferrari Beverly Hills, Ferrari Los Angeles, Ferrari South Bay and Ferrari Silicon Valley, have announced a partnership that will create the ultimate race-day experience for members of the wine and spirits industry,...

A living link between Italy and San Francisco comes in the form of the inestimable Tuscan conductor Nicola Luisotti, who serves as Music Director of the San Francisco Opera and of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples. Luisotti began studying music as a child with lessons on the church organ and by age eleven he was the director of the church choir. &...

The United States Bocce Federation today announced the selection of Campo di Bocce of Livermore to host the 2016 National Bocce Championships slated for June 25th through July 2nd this coming year.  This is the 5th time Campo di Bocce will have hosted this national sporting event.   "One of the reasons Campo di Bocce was chosen to host...

di Marco Bruna   È raro e affascinante conoscere uomini che vivono della propria arte e vengono celebrati in tutto il mondo per il loro talento, acclamati perché hanno saputo trasmettere al proprio pubblico emozioni fuori dall'ordinario.   Domenico Codispoti, 38 anni, originario di Catanzaro, è uno di questi: definito dalla nota rivis...

by Elisabetta Russo   Brilliant, versatile, spiritual, funny and generous. Franc D'Ambrosio, an artist with a thousand faces, hidden for over 2,600 performances behind the shadow of the most fascinating and obscure mask of the theater musical, The Phantom of the Opera. D'Ambrosio's resume also includes an Academy Award nominated film, an Emm...

The dynamic and talented Speranza Scappucci was in Los Angeles preparing for her West Coast debut as a conductor for the LA Opera production of La bohème recently. She brings to that production her diverse international experience, derived from an impressive lineup of engagements as a pianist, repetiteur, and conductor.   She is a graduate o...

Date: Thursday, March 05, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015 Time: See link to festival programme. Location: PFA Theatre: 2575 Bancroft Way (between College and Telegraph), Berkeley. Organized by: BAM/PFA In collaboration with: Luce Cinecittà; IIC SF; Colpa Cinema; Film Forum, New York; Rialto Pictures; Janus Films/Criterion Pictures.   One o...

S.Y. Kitchen and Luca Crestanelli, executive chef and partner, are hosting "Godfather Night," a special "Family" dinner Tuesday, April 1, inspired by his Italian-American immigrant tradition. Reservations start at 5 p.m.   For one night only, S.Y. Kitchen will be transformed into an Italian eatery of the past, complete with red checkered ta...