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...

The 37-year-old is leaving after 17 years with Juve and, after his final home match, suggested he is likely to leave Europe. Chiellini has won nine Serie A titles with Juve as well as the Coppa Italia on five occasions. He also reached the Champions League final twice. He has made 560 appearances for the Bianconeri, which places him third behind Al...

Chianti “red” denomination is the biggest one in Tuscany and Italy, and one of the territories, but also the Italian words, best known in the world. Thanks to the beauty of its landscapes, the success of its wines, but also to the many cinematographic quotations. Very famous is the one in which Professor Hannibal Lecter, in “The Silence of the Lamb...

This week, “The SoCal Scene’s” Melvin Roberts steps into the kitchen to get a behind the scenes look at a Los Feliz restaurant serving up some of the most authentic Italian food in LA.  Join Melvin as he sits down with the matriarch of il Capriccio, "Mamma Flora."

When: Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 pm PST - Where: Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. The program will also be availble livestreamed on Zoom Rome’s painted facades were once as celebrated as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes and Raphael’s Vatican stanze. Yet these treasures of the Eternal City have now all but disappeared. Celebrating the op...

Theatre West (3333 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA) presents “The Italian in Me,” written and performed by Dina Morrone, as part of Solopalooza 2.022, running May 21 through August 7. I was lucky enough to see Dina Morrone’s fabulous, highly entertaining and aptly named solo show, The Italian in Me” a couple of times now…it’s hard to stay away!  T...

ITA - Italian Trade Agency is the Governmental agency that supports the business development of our companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion and training to Italian sm...

On April 28th and 29th, the Consortium for the production and protection of Fontina PDO cheese participated in the Barolo & Barbaresco World Opening event in Los Angeles. The two most iconic wines of Piedmont were accompanied by the famous cheese from Valle d’Aosta, Fontina PDO, together with Riso di Baraggia Biellese e Vercellese PDO, with the aim...

To celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica, the Consulate General of Italy, along with the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA), has organized the Italy Run LA, a 5K race taking place Sunday 5th of June at 8 a.m. close to the ocean, in charming San Pedro. “Italians and Italian-Americans are an integral part of what makes Los Angeles...

Los Angeles has always been the favorite destination of people coming from all over the world seeking to become successful show business figures. As we know, this sector includes a myriad of specializations : it’s enough to read the long list of names contained in the closing credits of musical or cinematic productions. Among the many ethnic groups...