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When: Friday, October 12, 2018 From 8:00 pm To 10:00 pm - Where: Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles - Organized by : Hitweek, In collaboration with: IIC Los Angeles The annual Italian music Festival Hit Week returns to Los Angeles showcasing composer and pianist Roberto Cacciapaglia.  Roberto Cacciapaglia was born in Milan. He graduated in compositio...

On Monday 17th, MEET Italy hosted a brainstorming session with iconic Italian journalist Federico Rampini. The roundtable included a focus group of MEET Italy entrepreneurs and professionals from different fields alongside Mr. Rampini and IIC Director, Valeria Rumori.  The MEET Italy delegation included Davide Accomazzo, CIO of Thalassa Capital and...

GENIUS LOCI is an artistic project created by artists Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, who work under the pseudonym TTOZOI. The concept stems from the idea of creating works of art in situ at select historical sites, using the original technique of the natural proliferation of molds on jute, with pictorial intervention by the artists.  GENIUS L...

Italy has released a list of 21 films in contention for selection to represent the country at the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Among the list are internationally-acclaimed films such as metaphysical thriller Naples in Veils by Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek, Alice Rohrwacher’s fascinating drama Happy as Lazzaro and F...

On Saturday, September 15, the Festa Coloniale Italiana was held in Washington Square Park. This free family event celebrates North Beach's Italian culture and heritage, including this year's honoring of the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The event featured food, Italian wine, live music, the Ricco Italian Dancers, an...

Un grande successo di pubblico per il side event “Laudato Sì – from theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future”, organizzato dalla Città di Assisi con il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare nella giornata di giovedì 13 settembre presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco nell’ambito del Global Cli...

Chris Isaacson Presents announced today that acclaimed recording artists, actors, and songwriters Will & Anthony Nunziata will bring their show From Broadway to Italy to Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City on Sunday, September 30, at 7:30 and to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Wednesday, October 3, at 8pm. Michael Orland is music director. T...

The volume entitled Look who’s talking, presents the 101 most famous phrases from the world of cinema and tells the story of who really said them on Italian screens. That is to say, the Italian voice-over artists, the best in the world, who often have lives that seem like movie. Dubbing, other than being a bridge between Italy and the United States...

Presented by the UCLA, Department of Italian & the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, the symposium brings together artists and scholars to examine recent literary and cinematic representations of non-Western migration. Novelist, poet and essayist UBAH CRISTINA ALI FARAH—author of Little Mother (2011), a narrative about the Somali d...

On Thursday September 20th at 10am PDT we officially welcome Little Italy's newest public space, Piazza Giannini. The 500-foot public space will be built in Amadeo Giannini's honor, featuring a bust and pedestal, a plaque regaling Giannini’s story, concrete planters and barriers, and tables and chairs with umbrellas on the soon to be redeveloped co...

Retail-store associate, banker, musician — Louis Palestini has embraced many roles in his life. In the early 1990s, Louis, known to everyone as “Lou” or “Louie,” took a leadership role in the redevelopment of the Italian neighborhood, starting with the introduction of the business improvement district model in the neighborhood and the development o...

Gemellaggio, Sindaco di Assisi a San Francisco per firma dichiarazione congiunta. La firma di un documento storico tra due città accomunate da valori comuni di pace e fratellanza tra i popoli, di accoglienza, di inclusione, di interculturalità e dialogo, di attenzione all’ambiente e alla giustizia sociale in nome di San Francesco e dei valori franc...