Orange County is ready for a tribute to Carnevale, the most famous Venetian Festival, celebrated in Italy every year since antiquity.   The event is a partnership between the Orange County Medical Association, a non-profit voluntary physician member organization designed to promote "the art and science of medicine, the protection of public h...

by Silvia Simonetti "To serve our university's mission we need, as a learning community, to do all we can to build, nurture and sustain the most vibrant, exciting, involving and challenging intellectual environment where we treat each other with dignity and respect."   These are the values, underpinning James L. Doti's vision of Chapman Uni...

The Central Orange County Italian American Association donated 25 Thanksgiving turkeys to the House on the Hill Agri-Business Child Development Center in Goshen.   House on the Hill provides child care for more than 50 agricultural working families in Orange County. Pictured are House on the Hill's Director, Sister Jean Graffweg, with associ...

On Tuesday, April 28th 2015 the 16th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Italian Spotlight, an evening celebration of Italian cinema and culture. The event will feature the Orange County premiere of the highly acclaimed film, Do You Remember Me? (Ti Ricordi Di Me) (2014), followed by a festive post-screening gala. Director Rolando...

The Italian American Lawyers of Orange County - Lex Romana is pleased to invite you to our September Meeting and Special Event featuring Chef Sir Bruno Serato, the owner and founder of Anaheim White House Restaurant and Caterina's Club on September 8, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Inspired by his mother, Sir Bruno Serato founded Caterin...

The Italian Spirit is alive and well, and it was in full swing at the city of Orange. International Fair. This past Labor Day weekend, despite the scorching summer heat, the Fair turned out record crowds.   With musicians playing everything from Salsa to Rock, people of all ages cruised Orange circle and its adjoining streets, buying everyt...

Melissa Marino was selected for the 2016 Italian Studies Council Academic Excellence Award. The award is intended to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in Italian Studies and who are dedicated at integrating the study of Italian within their career plans.   The Italian Studies Council is a philanthropic group whose g...

From April 24th - May 1st, 2014, the 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will showcase over 300 films from across the globe and host a wide array of multicultural events. Celebrated as Orange County's premiere film event, the Newport Beach Film Festival attracts over 53,000 attendees from around the world who come together to experience the ult...

March 28, Saturday - Orange County Italian American Women's Fashion Show celebrating 30 years of serving Orange County Charities . The event will be held at Mission Viejo Country Club featuring fashions by Chico's, Champagne luncheon, silent auction and raffle.   10:30 am - 3:30pm. Cost: $45.00 per person. Husbands and guests welcome. Benefi...

One of the largest events that draws people to the Jersey Shore during the shoulder season is the annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival.   Now in it's 23rd year, the event will run from October 10th to October 12th in Seaside Heights and is about so much more than just marching bands and food vendors. Organizers say it...