This past Wednesday night, near the top of an island paradise located 20 miles off the coast of Naples, on the picturesque grounds of a 16th-century castle once occupied by Michelangelo, dozens of Italian actors, musicians, models, influencers, government officials and paparazzi — all dressed to the nines — along with a handful of Hollywood denizen...

Italy's Brembo (BRBI.MI) said on Monday it would open its first high technology lab in California's Silicon Valley to accelerate the company's digitisation, one of the key objectives of a plan announced in September. Brembo's 'Inspiration Lab' will focus on strengthening the company's expertise in software development, data science and artificial i...

Italy’s senate passed a resolution last week which politicians claim will ultimately strengthen the government’s hand when battling complex restitution cases. Using the announcement as a platform, Massimo Seri, the mayor of Fano, renewed calls for the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to return the “Victorious Youth” (aka the “Atleta di Fano”), the 300-1...

Last Sunday, the Azzurri lifted an entire nation after Italians were hit hardest in Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic. After missing out on the 2018 World Cup, Italia showed true resilience and can now be crowned European champions for the second time in their history. This team awoke the hearts of Italians around this entire planet, and reminded...

Vincenzo Marianella is perhaps best known for Copa d’Oro, the stylish cocktail bar he ran near Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade that closed in early 2019 after a decade in business. He was also the opening bartender at Hollywood fine dining destination Providence and worked at the exclusive Doheny in Downtown Los Angeles before founding MyMixo...

Lorenzo Ortona came to California to serve as Consul General of Italy in San Francisco five years ago, bringing his wife, journalist Sheila Pierce, and his two children, Sofia and Luca along. The time for a goodbye just arrived and we had our last conversation to hear about his joyful moments, accomplishments, and things he’ll never forget. It was...

During the pandemic, chef Chad Colby had many difficult decisions to make. At his Larchmont restaurant Antico, he pivoted his full menu of pastas to a takeout pan pizza and ice cream spot to keep his operation, now known as Antico Nuovo, running. But behind the scenes, Colby was also scheming for his next big breakthrough: bringing a taste of Pugli...

The IAMLA was delighted to join Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo for the inauguration of Annette Cardona Square in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Cypress Park earlier this week. Cardona, who was known later in life as Annette Charles, was born in Los Angeles to Italian and Mexican parents. She is best remembered for playing the role of Char...

By design, Francesco Ragazzi's Palm Angels feels more Californian than it does Italian. It takes its name from Ragazzi's Rizzoli publication of Golden State skaters, after all. Still, Ragazzi hasn't forgotten his roots. Thus, Palm Angels' new Missoni collaboration is a coming-home affair, of sorts, translating the luxury house's flashy knitwear int...

July 13 - October 3 - Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. North Pavilion, Plaza Level. Get here free tickets to the Getty Center. Paolo Veneziano led the premier painter’s workshop in late medieval Venice, producing work ranging from large complex altarpieces to small paintings intended for personal devotion. This focused...