This year's edition of the Italian Perspective series organized by the Italian Studies Program at Chapman University in association with Musco Center is a unique opportunity to learn about the influence of Italian theatrical culture throughout a variety of periods, styles, and genres. A program of original plenary lectures and live performances wil...

The United States is attracting luxury houses more than ever. While Chanel has just flown to Miami, where it showed its 2022/23 cruise collection on Friday, November 4, Versace announced that it will hold a show on March 10 in Los Angeles to unveil its women's and men's fall-winter 2022/23 collection. The event will be held two days before the Osca...

Bottega Veneta and its new creative director, Matthieu Blazy, have chosen the Palisades Village shopping center, a bespoke walkable village, which opened in fall 2018, now home to 45 stores, entertainment and restaurants. It is part of the Caruso Group's portfolio which also includes The Grove, The Americana at Brand and The Commons at Calabasas. T...

When: Tue, Feb 21, 2023, 7:00 PM - Where: N10 Restaurant 8436 West 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90048  Accademia della Cucina Italiana and Tesori da Vivere present the unique opportunity to experience a true Venetian Carnival night of Mardi Gras. A musical trio will accompany the red-carpet event with live baroque and rondeau symphonies. The best cos...

The non-profit organization American Cinematheque in Los Angeles has been a cultural touchstone for the film community for years. Through their support, the monthly series Cinematic Void puts on themed screenings showing challenging, generally unsettling genre films. Their sub-series called January Giallo has been a go-to for fans of stylized Itali...

When I watch them today, my movies seem even better.” This is what Gina Lollobrigida used to say, not with self-complacency but because there is truth in it. Those movies shaped our collective imagination. If we watch them, if we look at those actors, directors, stories, at those incredibly beautiful actresses who made the history of cinema, photog...

A Free Zine Making Workshop celebrating Pinocchio, led by artist and author Darrell Fusaro. Saturday, February 4, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM PST. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles 644 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012. As part of the exhibition "A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio", the IAMLA presents a free and engaging workshop le...

Rounds of sliced-thin, pink, white-speckled mortadella are popping up on sandwiches, on charcuterie plates and even in the occasional cocktail in Los Angeles, but it’s hard to view any food item depicted in ancient Roman carvings as a flash in the pan. The Italian deli meat that traces its roots to Bologna and as far back as the Etruscans isn’t new...

From February 8 to May 15  a piece of the history of Italian fashion will be on display at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles in the exhibition “Gianfranco Ferré. Design Principles”, curated by the Gianfranco Ferré Research Center of the Politecnico di Milano. The exhibition explores Gianfranco Ferré's unique approach to fashion design t...

Magician, mentalist and also director and screenwriter. It is difficult to define the career of Riccardo Berdini, an Italian artist based in Los Angeles where he has lived since 2015 and where, in an almost unexpected way, he managed to turn his passion for the art of illusion into a profession that made him a member of Hollywood’s iconic Magic Cas...