by Valerio Vale   Everything is special at The Broad, newly inaugurated museum of contemporary art in Downtown L.A. First of all, the people: Eli and Edythe Broad, the couple behind the artistic "upgrade" and reshaping of Los Angeles' Grand Avenue.   Among the top two hundred richest people in the world, the two philanthropists a...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles presents the sixth annual Taste of Italy, a premiere food and wine event, which will take place on Saturday, October 11th, in downtown Los Angeles. This highly anticipated event features :: 50+ of the regions BEST Italian Restaurants 100+ World Class Wines Fantastic Entertainment Spectacular Setting...

Un tycoon di Hollywood nipote di immigrati italiani ha donato mezzo miliardo di opere d'arte al LACMA, il museo d'arte di Los Angeles. L'83enne ex capo della rete in spagnolo Univision, Jerry Perenchio, ha annunciato un lascito di 47 dipinti e disegni al Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "E' la maggiore in assoluto nella storia del museo, una dell...

by Silvia Simonetti   For the Italian Catholic community of Los Angeles, St. Peter's Church on Broadway has been representing a sanctuary of peace and fraternity for over a hundred years.   Thanks to the generous gift of a parish family and to the mastery of Roman artist Enzo Aiello, the community of St. Peter's could celebrate the in...

Often with cars like the Volkswagen Beetle or Fiat 500, the curse of cuteness can be totally reversed by adding slick wheels, applying a few decals, and slamming the sucker. You don't even have to touch the engine. Fleets of first-gen Scion xBs roll around Los Angeles in just such a fashion. They might make the same 108 hp as those transporting the...

The Italian Opera Festival is the first event of its kind, built around the masterpieces of the Italian Opera. During the 21st of November 2009 the IAOF was presented at the audience with the special participation of an Italian Star, the Baritone Bruno Pratico'. Their artistic superior level is sure to have posted Orange County and Southern Califor...

Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival took advantage of Columbus Day to announce the recipient of its 2014 Italian-American Icon Award. David O. Russell will be feted at the upcoming edition of the festival. The New York-born director is of Lucanian origin on his mother's side.   Last year, the festival presented him with the Capri Ma...

by Pete Allman   In Italy, people enjoy every moment of life. The pace of everyday living is much different than life in America. This style of life, encompassing good wine and authentic Italian cuisine is what Italy is known for. For the last 10 years Giorgio Pierangeli, Mario and Raffaele Sabatini, two brothers from the region of Abruzzi,...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 - Saturday, November 07, 2015 Hours: Mon thru Thur, 9am-1pm and 2pm- 5pm. Sat 10am-1pm Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori, and Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto Designed for visitors from afar but also for tourists going to Milan for Expo 2015, the exhib...

E' in arrivo all'Istituto italiano di cultura di Los Angeles la mostra 'Trasparency' di Salvatore Emblema. La retrospettiva, curata dal critico americano Peter Frank, traccia una panoramica della cinquantennale carriera dell'artista italiano tra una varietà di forme e stili grazie a ventuno opere d'arte che illustrano l'interazione tra la pittura e...