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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...

Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) - Italy's Flavia Pennetta routed world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Indian Wells WTA crown.   Pennetta, 32, claimed the biggest title of her career, needing just one hour and 13 minutes to blow past Poland's second-seeded Radwanska, who was hobbled by a left leg injury. &n...

by Roberto Natalini   The 17th edition of New Italian Cinema wrapped up after an intense five days film series of talented emergent directors and acclaimed appearance by Paolo Sorrentino, obtaining great attendance from the public of the Bay Area.   Respecting a consolidate tradition, the annual film festival was presented by the San...

by Silvia Simonetti   Located in the heart of the desert, the city of Palm Springs was all but deserted during the last week. Indeed, a great number of cinema lovers and professionals gathered there January 3 through 14 for the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival, to enjoy some of the best movies of the year 2013 and to attend...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...

by Mauro Battocchi   There is a special treat for lovers of opera coming exclusively to San Francisco this month. With a limited showing on Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 PM and Sunday May 22 at 2:00 PM, the Marines' Memorial Theatre of San Francisco (609 Sutter St) will bringing to life Carlo Pallavicino's The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles, a lo...

Italian Cultural Arts Council and Cinema Italiano presents screening of La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana! Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm Bowers Museum - 2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706 Adults $10, Students: $5 (no need to RSVP) 1:30- 2:00 pm, Reception/RefreshmentsSeating in Au...

Ciao, Amici - Buona Estate! Happy Summer!! I hope your are enjoying our continuing weather so nice and cool after all the heat in May. It is good for the plants and definitely easy on our water supply. As promised a few weeks ago, here are the details about this year's Ferragosto. This year, Ferragosto will be all new and exciting! It is a joint...

Al Pacino will be presented with the first Jack Valenti-L.A.-Italia Legend Award at the Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest, Lina Wertmueller, the honorary chair of the festival's parent organization, announced Monday.Named for the longtime Motion Picture Association of America president, the honor will be given each year to an "outstandi...

While waiting for the Golden Globe and Academy Awards coming up, the city of world cinema is getting ready to host Cinema Italian Style 2013. The annual festival dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema will kick off November 14 through the 18 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.   The grand opening will feature the U.S. premiere of Paolo S...

Conducting The AMOR Symphonic Orchestra Special GuestsSoprano Elisabetta Russo & Tenor Gianluca Sciarpelletti All New Compositions by Andrea Morricone and Lyrics by Paola Lorenzi   TUESDAY April 29, 2014 at 7:30PMTHE ANN & JERRY MOSS THEATERAT NEW ROADS SCHOOL3131 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404