It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to ex-Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, Antonio Verde. He served our country proudly and passionately in Tokyo, Moscow, Strasbourg, Sidney, Los Angeles and Cairo. He touched many lives and will be missed. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends around the world! Arrivederci C...

What is Italian American cuisine? How do we define traditional dishes transformed by Italian immigrants? Is the food we eat today the same as our mothers and grandmothers prepared? Italian American food traditions are often misunderstood and defined only in comparison to the “true” Italian canon. In reality, Italian American food is its own unique...

universally known as the world capital of cinema, Los Angeles is actually at the forefront of innovation and research in the aeronautics, aerospace and biomedical fields, too. In recent years, the Southern Californian city has, in fact, been able to merge digital innovation and marketing, giving life to a new technological hub, better known as “Sil...

When: Thursday, 13 May 2021 at 6:00 pm - Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with Getty Center. Registration required. REGISTER HERE Following the acquisition of a major painting by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-post 1654), the most famous woman painter of the Seventeenth Century Italy, Davide Gasparotto, Senior Curator of Paintings at the...

South of Italy, 1958. Olive trees and fields are all you can see around. Ciccio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is a 40 years old sharecropper with a dream: changing the status quo and fighting with his mates against those who exploit the weak. It may sound like a distant past, but the ancient duel between freedom and oppression, justice and abuse make the st...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) opened its doors in 2016 to tell the story of Italian immigrants in Southern California: their history now housed in the renovated Italian Hall, built in 1908. The Italian presence in California dates back to 1683 when Eusebio Francisco Chini (known as Eusebio Kino), a Jesuit priest born in norther...

John Travolta has enjoyed a long, successful career in Hollywood that began at a young age. As fans know, Travolta is a triple threat because he can sing, dance, and act — and it also helps that he's a heartthrob, too. According to his profile on IMDb, the star was born in Englewood, N.J. in 1954, and was one of six children. Travolta began his car...

Il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles e  le Istituzioni del Sistema Italia a Los Angeles (Agenzia ICE, Ente Nazionale per il Turismo, Camera di Commercio e Istituto Italiano di Cultura), hanno organizzato, il 20 aprile, il webinar “Strumenti digitali per l’internazionalizzazione: l’esperienza italiana a Los Angeles”. All’iniziativa hanno par...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks two, qualified undergraduate students, in the fields of History, Education, Social Science, Museum Studies, and other relevant areas of study, to serve as summer interns funded by the Getty Grant Program. To apply: send a letter of interest and resume to info@italianhall.org Duration: June 21, 2021 -...

Join Geronimo Stilton and his team in a new adventure throughout the “Thousand Wonders” (Le Mille Meraviglie) of the regions of Italy! This new kids online Italian language course is presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and is based on the book, “Viaggio alla Scoperta Dell’Italia.” This special edition of Ge...