Italian cinema is in the spotlight at the Academy Museum in Los Angeles where the screening series “Ennio Morricone: Essential Scores from a Movie Maestro,” programmed in partnership with Cinecittà, is currently playing to sold-out audiences. The Oct. 6-Nov. 25 event comprises 20 titles, including Sergio Leone’s “The Good the Bad and the Ugly” in a...

Could this be a trend? More Italian fashion brands looking to the L.A. market for exposure and retail growth? Just a few months ago, Italian brand Eleventy expanded to a new permanent location in Beverly Hills, and now Genny, where Gianni Versace got his start by working with Genny sister brand Byblos, has come to Brighton Way with its first U.S. s...

There are over 40 events scheduled from November 13th to 19th in the United States for the eighth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an integrated promotion initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs entitled in 2023 “At the table with Italian cuisine: well-being with taste.” In the background, there is the candidacy of...

Jackson Kalb is most excited about the Italian beef sandwich served on a silver platter at his new Hollywood restaurant Jemma. “We are making bread in-house and spent a year-and-a-half developing it,” he says. Using shaved prime rib, Cooper’s sharp American cheese, giardiniera, horseradish, and jus on the side, it’s equal parts Chicago and LA. Kalb...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is located in downtown’s Italian Hall at 644 North Main. Built in 1908 as a community center, the hall is one of the oldest remaining structures in historic Little Italy and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. I can only speak for myself, but I didn’t even know we had a Little It...

There’s an eternal appeal for small neighborhood Italian restaurants that Angelenos can’t get enough of. La Bettola di Terroni feels fresh and timeless with its packed tables, high ceilings, sleek bar with striking lights, and white tablecloths inside the former Vernetti space. (Bettola means tavern or dive in Italian.) In addition to the main dini...

Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, the city of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of Veneto, as well as the historical center of Rome, the Amalfi Coast, and the Aeolian Islands. The Sassi of Matera, Mount Etna and the Dolomites, the Cinque Terre, and the wine landscapes of Piedmont. These are just some of the 59 sites in Italy that have been included i...

Great Opening today for the Italian official delegation at American Film Market 2023 - Santa Monica with Cappuccino with the Italians organized by the Italian Trade Agency Los Angeles Office in collaboration with the Italian Film Commission.An opportunity for the Italian Trade Commissioner in Los Angeles Alessandra Rainaldi to introduce the Italian...

Salvatore Ferragamo, the Italian luxury fashion House, celebrated the debut of an impressive design concept by renowned architect William Sofield with the reopening of the Beverly Hills Flagship store on Rodeo Drive. The unveiling of the new concept, inspired by Salvatore’s years of innovation in California, marked a return to Hollywood, 100 years...

Los Angeles officially inaugurated the month dedicated to the Italian-American community. The Consul General Raffaella Valentini, her deputy Lorenza Errighi, the director of the Italian Cultural Institute Emanuele Amendola and some members of the Little Italy Los Angeles Association (Lilaa) participated in today’s session of the city council. The e...