by Alessandra Mastroianni   A conference on the Making of Southern California to homage Italy and its birthday anniversary. Yes, because in the process of becoming what California is today, a lot was done by Italians.   Immigrants who left their country for necessity or for desire to start a new life, finding themselves in a new and d...

The sixth-annual Taste of Italy, a cultural-gastronomic event to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place on October 11th in downtown Los Angeles. Taste of Italy showcases over fifty of the region's best restaurants and Italian and California-Italian wineries, as well as music entertainment, cooking demonstrations...

There was an exceedingly awkward moment near the beginning of my conversation with Marianna Gatto, the executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, which opened in the city's downtown earlier this month. We were in a second floor room of the Italian Hall, a 1908 building handsomely restored into the city's newest museum, for on...

With a permanent exhibit dedicated to the history and contributions of Italian Americans in multiethnic Southern California, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles will celebrate its public opening on Sunday, AUGUST 14th, 2016 at 10 am. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, part of El Pueblo of Los Angeles Historical Monument, the bi...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is scheduled to open this Sunday, August 14. The only institution of its kind in the region, the IAMLA will showcase the little-known history and important contributions of Italian Americans in Southern California.   "The IAMLA is not simply a museum for or about Italians," says executive director a...

by Nicholas Slayton   The El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument offers a number of attractions. Visitors can stroll down Olvera Street and buy kitschy goods, check out the city's oldest building or grab a meal at one of the area's Mexican restaurants. They can inspect the monuments to the city's founding in 1781, drop by the Chinese A...

by Alessandra Mastroianni 2 giugno. È festa anche oltreoceano e anche qui a Los Angeles, dove la comunità italiana è particolarmente numerosa. Anche quest'anno Istituzioni e cittadini hanno voluto ricordare quel giorno del 1946 in cui con un referendum gli italiani scelsero la Repubblica.   Festa quindi a Pico House, una delle strutture più...

Historian and author Marianna Gatto, executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, will be the featured speaker at the Architecture and Beyond Lecture Series Thurs., March 14th, from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., at the Los Feliz Library, 1874 Hillhurst Ave.   Gatto will speak on "Chasing Ghosts: Los Angeles (Hidden) Italian Ro...

Special Events InternThe Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks qualified undergraduate or graduate students in the fields of Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Event Management/Planning, Hospitality Management, and other relevant areas of study to serve as a Special Events Intern. Course credit is available. http://www.italian...

L'emigrazione italiana toccò moltissime città statunitensi. Se è vero che la maggior parte degli italiani si stabilì sulla costa est, per ovvi motivi geografici, e se è vero che molti tra coloro che arrivarono fino alla costa ovest andarono a San Francisco, non furono pochi i nostri connazionali che si stabilirono nell'area di Los Angeles. Proprio...