Visually stunning Italian drama "The Great Beauty" won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, capping its successful awards season run in the United States and Europe. Director Paolo Sorrentino's film about an aging writer's reflections on life and his search for meaning among Rome's idle rich also won top foreign film honors at t...

Attention Italians of San Pedro! The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is preparing an exhibit on San Pedro's historic Italian neighborhood and community. Fisherman! Canneries! Vinegar Hill! Fisherman's Fiesta! Genovese, Sicilian and Ischitani! Societá di Pescatori!   If you are interested in sharing your stories, memories and photos, O...

Ambassador of Italy to the United Stated Claudio Bisogniero will be visiting Southern California in April, for his second official mission since last Fall. His presence here will honor the success received by the many initiatives for the 2013 – Year of the Italian Culture in the U.S. Ambassador Bisogniero will be present at the opening of Sicily:...

by Liam O'Brien   You're putting on a trio of exhibitions at Rome's Maxxi museum, New York's MoMA and the MOCA in Los Angeles this year – that sounds like a lot of work.   It is. Especially because it's not the same show. I kind of grew tired of the whole scheme of art exhibitions – they start in one place and then go to another place...

The exhibition presents bronze copies of famous works of art by artists such as Michelangelo, Donatello, Giambologna, and Etruscan masters, realized by the renowned Ferdinando Marinelli Foundry in Florence. The shows highlights the peculiar casting techniques employed in Tuscany and the role that the art of bronze casting plays in the conservation...

Thirteen elaborately decorated Apulian vases provide a rich opportunity to examine the funerary customs of peoples native to southern Italy and the ways they used Greek myth to comprehend death and the afterlife.   Displayed following a six-year conservation project at the Antikensammlung Berlin and the Getty Villa, these monumental vessels...

Los Angeles doesn't have a shortage of pizza joints. Sure, there are constant debates about which of our slices are most like New York's thin crusts or Chicago's deep dishes.   But we also have a host of places with their own unique take: game-changers like Pizzeria Mozza and plenty of artisanal pizzas with fresh California ingredients. Here...

by Gerald Ferreira   Maserati celebrates the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, following the highly successful worldwide launch of the Quattroporte in January. Also making its North American debut is the exclusive Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition concept featuring a unique...

Colorado Boulevard will transform into an elegant Italian stable when 140 of the finest vintage and contemporary Ferraris are on display Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Concorso Ferrari 2014.   The most exciting car show hosted in Old Pasadena, the Prancing Horse extravaganza showcases 140 of the finest vintage and cont...

By Franco Esposito Ignazio Boschetto, bolognese, 19 anni. Gianluca Ginobile, abruzzese, 18 anni. Piero Barone, agrigentino, 20 anni. I tre tenorini, che insieme formano il trio operistico-pop "Il Volo".   Un nome che è tutto un programma, sinonimo di ambizioni e di voglia di successo. I tenorini sono già in volo nei cieli degli Stati Uniti,...