In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) and Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) present: My Roots, My Heritage, a free and interactive genealogy webinar designed to help you discover your family’s origins and unique story. Whether you are curious about your family’s early years,...

Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors by celebrating the distinguished cultural contributions of Americ...

How has it been used historically and how is the Italian language used in a complex audiovisual medium such as comics? This conference by Dr. Antonio Iannotta (USD) focuses on some of the authors, stories, heroes, magazines and books that created the illustrated imagery of Italians. An exciting journey in the Italian language used in comics with re...

The Joseph and Jovita Trani Family of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, made a gift to the IAMLA and has joined the Museum's elite cadre of donors known as the Founding Families. The IAMLA’s Founding Family designation was created as a way to recognize individuals and families whose dedication, generosity, and achievements qualify them for distincti...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm PT. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with The Consulate General in Houston, University of Houston, Loyola Marymount University and UCLA. Entrance: Free. Register Here. The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini and the 20th Week of Italian Language in the Wor...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

While every neighborhood, and just about every restaurant, has been struggling under the current strain of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that Venice has emerged as a continually-hot place to not only dine, but to open new restaurants. The next newcomer is Forma, opening in the former Chaya space at the corner of Main and Navy on Monday...

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm PDT. Online - ZOOM webinar organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles. Free Entrance. REGISTER HERE. In anticipation of the 20th Italian Language Week in the World (October 19-25, 2020), acclaimed Italian writer Beppe Severgnini will present the premiere English...

Legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a woman suspected of trying to kidnap their grandchild Saturday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Montana told police the woman -- later identified as Sodsai Dalzell -- entered his home in Malibu, California, removed his 9-month-old grandchild from a playpen and...

Recognized as the first vegan Italian wine bar in the United States, Pura Vita is quickly becoming one of LA’s hottest vegan spots. From Cacio E Pepe and Cauliflower Chickpea Parmigiana to Baked Alfredo, Gluten-Free Margherita Pizza, and Tiramisu, the menu items from Pura Vita are not to be missed! Oh, and did we mention they serve brunch on the we...