Si e' svolta presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura lo scorso 24 marzo l'assemblea annuale dei soci della Camera di Commercio Italo Americana di Los Angeles (Italy America Chamber of Commerce West – IACCW), nel corso della quale sono stati illustrati programmi e strategie per rafforzare l'attivita' e contribuire – di concerto con le Istituzioni ital...

The great Italian composer, musician and director performs for the first time in Los Angeles, at the Nokia Theatre, for an exceptional event called "The Music, the Movies, the Legend". Mostly known for his over 500 film soundtracks, he has also written orchestral, vocal, piano and chamber works.   Info and tickets at http://www.nokiatheatrel...

di Francesca Scorcucchi   È napoletano il nuovo Console d'Italia a Los Angeles, Antonio Verde, insediato da pochi giorni. 53 anni, laurea in Scienze Politiche all'Orientale, ha iniziato la carriera diplomatica nel 1990. Ha lavorato all'Ambasciata italiana a Tokyo, poi è stato a Mosca, Strasburgo e Sidney, dove ha ricoperto per la prima volta...

Organizers of a long-running slate of New York Fashion Week shows have announced plans to stage a two-day showcase of music, art and fashion in Los Angeles this summer, with a preliminary line-up that includes a runway show by Italian luxury brand Moschino and a clothing line from rapper Tyler the Creator.   The event, dubbed Made LA, is bei...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California, confederation of Italian groups, companies and Institutions of the area, celebrated the 67th Anniversary of the Republic of Italy with a special gala night at Casa Italiana, a landmark for many generations of Italians and Italy lovers.   This year's gala was...

by Silvia Simonetti   Despite last winter's attempt to remove it from the list of official holidays observed in California and to replace it with the Native American Day, the historic Columbus Day has been saved, and it will be celebrated next Monday by the Italian American community in Los Angeles within the special framework of 2013 - Year...

Pensate per un attimo alla variegata moltitudine di meraviglie artistiche italiane: chiese, dipinti, statue e reperti archeologici delle più disparate epoche, incastonati in quello che dallo spazio appare come uno stivale d'incalcolabile valore. Provate a immaginare la vostra opera d'arte preferita ridotta in macerie da una bomba.   Un atroc...

One of Los Angeles' strengths is its diversity. The city, indeed the entire county, is a melting pot of backgrounds and cultures (even if they don't always melt together as much as would be ideal). Many see Los Angeles as a singular 21st century city precisely because of its mix of people including (but not limited to) Latinos, African Americans, A...

by Barbara Minafra   La Festa Nazionale del 2 Giugno celebra la Repubblica Italiana, nata 70 anni fa dal Referendum istituzionale del 1946, e rappresenta un'importante ricorrenza anche per rafforzare il nostro senso di Unità nazionale. Festeggiarla in America non rende meno intensa, al contrario, l'emozione di riascoltare insieme, lontani da...

Alyanna Cardozo is the scholarship winner for the 2013 Poetry Contest funded by Fondazione Azzurra, Edulingua and The UCLA Italian Club.   "It's been three years now since we started this program and we've been noticing an increase of interest in our language, especially among people who do not have Italian origins, which means that Italian...