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Una parte del quartiere di San Pedro, a Los Angeles, è stata rinominata “Historic Little Italy”. La decisione è stata ratificata dal Los Angeles City Council il 27 giugno scorso. Ne dà notizia il Comites di Los Angeles, spiegando che la mozione è stata presentata da Joe Buscaino, italo-americano e rappresentante di San Pedro nel consiglio.  La mozi...

Una serata speciale lungo il viale dei ricordi, un viaggio tra gli spezzoni di film di famiglia, una piacevole nostalgia da condividere insieme. Per riviere le emozioni del passato e scoprire come preservare questi tesori in pellicola l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospiterà martedì prossimo, 17 luglio, “Home movies!”. Appuntamento...

After more than a year of preparation, the Merced County Courthouse Museum opened the “Grazie America! From Italy to Merced County” exhibit on March 16, 2017. The exhibit collected personal stories from more than 130 contributors. As this successful exhibit came to an end on August 6, the process of documenting and preserving their stories continue...

The war was getting really heavy, and a man in an officer’s uniform came to our door. He said, “I have some papers here, and I want you to read these. You have to leave your home and go to Oklahoma, and you’re going to go into a concentration camp. We’re going to take all the people who live near the waterfront because you’re too dangerous.” I said...

Paraphrasing a much higher authority one could say that the avenues to connect Napoli to the Bay Area, www.unitethetwobays.com –travel through unpredictable ways. The dream of many Italians, Neapolitans in the specific, of one day to see some pieces from the Museo di Capodimonte’s Collection on exhibit in Northern California came true this week wit...

Six thousand families of Genovese and Sicilian origin once called this home. The salty sea air, ready-made port, date palms, bougainvillea, geraniums, olive trees, and cactus plants reminded many Italians of their sunny fishing villages back home. They painted their tiny wooden bungalow homes the colors favored by their ancestors. They built their...

The Italian-American directors Joe and Anthony Russo are among the artists and innovators behind some of the world’s most successful and iconic blockbuster films and television shows. Recently the Russo Brothers, as they are nicknamed in the film industry, directed the record-breaking Marvel Cinematic Universe’s  Avengers: Infinity War, that became...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival is back this summer for another another series of screenings of italian movies.Starting Thursday, July 12, the screenings will take place in two ifferents locations: La Paloma Theatre and the Museum of Photographics Arts. My Country by Giancarlo Iannotta | Thursday, July 12  Una donna per amica (A woman as a Frie...

Si definisce una donna del Rinascimento, dalle mille risorse e dal talento naturale che lei declina in molteplici forme di arte: dalla danza, passione iniziata a quattro anni, fino al canto, la scrittura, la sceneggiatura, la produzione musicale. Romina Arena, siciliana di Palermo, ha avuto una vita difficile ma piena di grandi soddisfazioni. Aveva...

Join us for an engaging presentation by Roberto Taroni and Annamaria Martena, currently Artists in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito. On the occasion of their visit, SF Cinematheque and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will host a retrospective of their films on Friday, July 6, at the YBCA auditorium. The artist duo will gi...

When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 At 8:00 pm - Where: Greek Theatre - Organized by : Live Nation & Nederlander Concerts - Entrance : With fee. Info and tickets: https://bit.ly/2trqTl7   After 2016 sold-out world tour, Laura Pausini announces her return live starting from July 2018, with two concerts on July 21st and 22nd in her beloved country, Italy,...

A section of San Pedro was dubbed Historic Little Italy on Wednesday, June 27, by the Los Angeles City Council. Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is of Italian descent and represents the San Pedro area, introduced the motion calling for the designation, which will include the installation of street signs at key intersections. The motion says that the hi...