In July of 2018, the IAMLA received important funding from the State of California. Former Governor Jerry Brown signed the state budget, which included a $250,000 allocation from State Senator Anthony Portantino for the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles. Senator Portantino, a proud Italian American, is the author of State Resolutions Commemora...

One of Los Angeles’ less well known ‘hoods is Hayden Tract. Once a thriving industrial zone and latterly notorious for its drug trade, in recent years, the area has, with gentrification and lower real estate values, become a hotbed for start-ups, media studios and experimental architecture. No surprises that Hayden Tract has also been reeling in a...

A fun afternoon for the entire family! Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Recommended for children ages 4-12. RSVP HERE! rsvp@italianhall.org or (213) 485-8432 About Leo Politi: Italian American artist and award-winning author Leo Politi wrote and illustrated o...

If you haven't ventured to the Westfield Century City Mall to explore Eataly L.A., now is a great time to give it a go. The marketplace is 67,000 square feet of Italian goodness, featuring multiple restaurants, food counters, and an authentic Italian market. For the next two weeks (March 18 -31) Eataly is hosting their Eataly Restaurant Fest - maki...

When the city began bulldozing the Los Angeles neighborhood he loved—the neighborhood he lived in—Leo Politi protested in the only way he knew how. He made art. Bunker Hill had captivated his imagination from the moment he arrived from Fresno in the mid-1930s and set up his easel on Olvera Street, sketching portraits of tourists to make a living. O...

Buried in yesterday’s news about Mario Batali’s sale of his ownership in his restaurant empire, Nancy Silverton, one of Batali’s former partners who’s retained primary ownership in her restaurants in Los Angeles (Osteria Mozza, Chi Spacca, and Pizzeria Mozza), was a hint about Silverton’s upcoming restaurant inside the Hollywood Roosevelt. Silverto...

Parmigiano Reggiano is one of the most ancient cheeses ever known. To honor this great formaggio, we're declaring Parmigiano Reggiano DOP Days on Saturday, March 9 and 16. Join us for a wheel opening and special tastings in the afternoon, then bring home our finest Parmigiano Reggiano with 30% off. Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, the “King of Cheeses,” ca...

From Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Saturday, June 29, 2019. Organized by Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, Consolato Generale di Italia a Los Angeles in collaboration with Riedizioni Milano. Entrance: Free. Location: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 On the occasion of the third annual Italian Design Day,...

L'abbiamo visto conquistare scudetti e coppe, parlare con gli uccellini, guidare aziende di merchandising, analizzare partite in tivù. Ma dopo il giocatore, il testimonial, l'imprenditore e il commentatore, com'è ora il Del Piero presidente (o, per dirla a stelle e strisce, owner, proprietario)? A una settimana dalla notizia dell'acquisto della squ...

The renowned Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi has renewed his worldwide recording contract with Decca Records ahead of his upcoming North American tour. Einaudi, who may be one of the most streamed artists in the world with more than 2 billion streams to date, is preparing for the release of his upcoming album Seven Days Walking, which...