The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central has officially postponed its food and wine festivals and trade fairs previously scheduled for March in Houston (March 29-30) and New Orleans (March 31). The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (Los Angeles) has also postponed the festivals’ sister event in Los Angeles previously scheduled for A...

It’s hard to believe that a member of Italy’s royal family has become an icon of the LA street food scene. In January, Vice released a mini documentary on Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy (47) and his pasta food truck, appropriately named after his own aristocratic title, “The Prince of Venice.” “You can be a policeman, a prince, a banker or whatever, b...

In anticipation of International Women's Day (March 8) and of Italian Research Day (April 15) , the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles hosts the photographic exhibition Life as a Scientist - The Faces of “100 Female Experts” Project organized with the Bracco Foundation, in coordination with the Embassy of Italy in US and under the auspices o...

Maria Sciola will talk about the life and career of her father, Sardinian artist Pinuccio Sciola who in the 1960s transformed his native village, San Sperate, in an Open Air Museum inspired by his social and artistic experience of murals. Sciola also created “pietre sonore” or "sounding stones": large sculptures (mainly limestones or basalts) chara...

Mama Mia, a landmark Italian restaurant in Downtown Hollywood, may be more than 25 years old, but everything about it, with the exception of the name, is brand-new. New owners Alexandra and Cedric Garnier relocated with their five sons from their native France to take over Mama Mia, at 1818 S. Young Circle. The couple hired a new chef and in Januar...

Discover Italy's Most Awarded Sparkling Wines and the Official Sparkling Wine of Emmy Awards Season: Ferrari Brut Metodo Classico, Ferrari Perlé Metodo Classico 2013, Ferrari Reserva Lunelli Metodo Classico 2006 with Jamie Stewart, brand ambassador of Ferrari Trento DOC in USA and Michael Young, CA State Manager, Taub Family Selections. Date: Tuesd...

“We have some amazing women in this room and you just heard from three of them. I’m Geno Auriemma the coach of the UConn women’s basketball program. “A lot of people are going to talk about basketball today. And I don’t know that that’s why I’m here. I’m not here for the basketball court. I tried to write a long, flowing speech about basketball, an...

Almost 8,000 Jews were deported from Italy during the Holocaust and killed in Auschwitz. About half of them were arrested by Italians: members of the fascist party, police and military forces. Informing was widespread, often motivated by greed and turning in next-door neigbours. In the postwar period the role of Italians in the genocide fell mostly...

“Gabriele Salvatores is the ideal artist to preside over the current edition of this festival. His love for our country, his support and his important contribution to our culture knows no boundaries.” With these words, blue-eyed and well-built Italian actor Franco Nero, introduced Italian Academy Award-winning film director and screenwriter, Gabrie...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a new temporary exhibition exploring the cultural-religious tradition of St. Joseph’s Tables, which are among the richest expressions of Italian American cultural identity and embody a living tradition that has transcended ethnic lines. St. Joseph is one of the most venerated...