250 million people worldwide speak Italian and are connected to Italian culture. The Italian government has long been committed to increasing that number through a variety of foundations, organizations and global initiatives. In fact, promotion of the Italian language and culture is one of the primary objectives of the Italian Consulate in Los Ange...

Discussions about Italian film by Americans usually go something like this: First someone says the name "Antonioni." Rarely another throws in the magical moniker "Fellini." Next one or more conversant members of this hypothetical red-white-and-blue discourse gravely intones Blow-Up or La Dolce Vita. That's easy enough to do, as the first film is in...

Albuquerque was built by those who came and stayed. Each wave of immigration brought new communities whose members built families, businesses, neighborhoods, and ultimately, a city. People Create Cities is a free speakers series sponsored by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library, Historic ABQ, Inc. and Oasis Albuquerque, offering a unique oppor...

With the brilliant photographic images of Donatella Davanzo, in the extraordinary old-world setting of Casa Rondena Winery - 733 Chavez Road NW - Albuquerque. At a special reception Saturday, January 24, 2015, beginning at 3:00pm in the winery's Great Hall   Special Wine Tasting in the winery's Great Hall – Spec...

Prosegue con soddisfazione la campagna di promozione negli Stati Uniti del Consorzio di Tutela dei Vini DOC Sicilia, che dal 23 al 26 settembre parteciperà alla 25esima edizione del Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, in collaborazione con la celebre testata Wine Spectator. Gli impegni continueranno poi a Los Angeles con una serie di appuntamenti con...

What comes to mind when you hear the words "New Mexico?" Perhaps it's Mexican food, or chili ristras, or Southwest adobe style – in short, something to do with Hispanic heritage. But not for Rosalba Maniaci who, since 2009, has served as Corrispondente Consolare for the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles. Instead when Rosalba thinks "New Mexico," she...

Michael John Wade and Anthony Armstrong, owners of Michael J's, Ruidoso's newest Italian-American restaurant, cut the ribbon last week on the new establishment. Michael J's specializes in home-made lasagna, eggplant Parmesan, ravioli, beef, veal, chicken and seafood dishes. The Greeters, on behalf of the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce, sponsore...

Nel quadro di una missione ufficiale in New Mexico dal 14 al 16 aprile scorsi, il Console Generale d'Italia a Los Angeles Giuseppe Perrone ha visitato Taos, Santa Fe ed Albuquerque, incontrando autorità - il Governatore Susana Martinez e il Sindaco di Santa Fe, David Coss - ed i rappresentanti delle principali associazioni italiane nello Stato dell...

Los Angeles is one of the most significant cities in the United States. It houses one of the most active consulates, which is a point of reference for many Italian people.   We are pleased to host Consul Antonio Verde, who has been representing our country in LA for one year and a half.

This summer, UNM Instructor Teresa Cutler-Broyles and eight students from the University of New Mexico spent an exciting five weeks at The Umbra Institute, located in Perugia, Italy. This is the first time that students from UNM have taken a course at Umbra.   Cutler-Broyles' class, Writing and History in Italian Gardens, explored the histor...