A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus that has stood for 45 years in downtown’s Grand Park will be ceremoniously removed, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and the Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission announced today. The removal event, which will feature a news conference and a Native American ceremonial dance...

Being behind the counter and in front of the cooker feels familiar to Carlo Cracco; here he shows us step by step, ingredient after ingredient, how to cook his spaghetti with cocoa beans, purple cabbage and salmon roe.  It is with this dish that Masterchef Italia’s former judge, introduced by the ambassador of Italian taste in America, Lidia Bastia...

The photography exhibition, organized by Istituto Luce Cinecittà in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, depicts Monica Vitti’s life, style and films illustrating in detail the actress and woman adored in Italy and abroad. The exhibition’s title La Dolce Vitti recalls the timeless classic Italian movie (La Dolce Vita by...

More than 300,000 Italian Americans in Los Angeles are waving their red, white and green flags in celebration of the establishment of a Little Italy area in their city. Little Italy of Los Angeles is in San Pedro, a coastal community near the port of Los Angeles. A part of San Pedro recently was named Historic Little Italy by the Los Angeles City C...

OUTFRONT Media Inc. announced today a partnership with the Italian National Tourist Board to illuminate the sensational experiences and attractions in Italy to spur first-time and return tourism. With picturesque scenes of nature, historical sites, local culture and more, the campaign features experience-focused themes for every type of traveler: s...

When well-known Hermosa Beach chef Luca Manderino was forced to close his popular La Sosta Enoteca restaurant after 11-plus years in the neighborhood because the building was set for demolition in 2016, he made sure to take a few things with him. Obviously, he took his Northern Italian menu inspired by family recipes and authentic Venetian cuisine....

Hundreds joined Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino at his annual block party and pasta dinner on Saturday evening, Oct. 20,  at Peppertree Plaza in Downtown San Pedro. “Festa Italiana” featured music, a bocce ball court sponsored by the Grandsons of Italy in America and, of course, lots of Italian food. P izza was provided by Buono’s Pizza, p...

Fendi, Fendi, Fendi could have been the mantra last night in Los Angeles and New York as the Italian house celebrated its latest offerings under the banner, Fendi Mania. The pieces take their cues from retro-inspired sportswear, and according to the turnout, both coasts had fashionable fans galore. In New York, Ansel Elgort, Chloë Sevigny, and Oliv...

From Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Monday, March 18, 2019. From 9:00 am To 5:00 pm. Entrance: Free. J. Paul Getty Museum - 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049. What did ancient Greeks believe would happen to them after they died? Organized around a monumental funerary vessel, on loan from National Archaeological Museum in Naples and recent...

L’emigrazione sarda negli Stati Uniti ed il suo portato culturale sono state portate in primo piano a Los Angeles in occasione dell’Italian Heritage Day. Ieri mattina, nella prestigiosa ricorrenza promossa dalla municipalità della capitale californiana, l’assessore regionale del Lavoro Virginia Mura è stata ricevuta con il consigliere regionale Mar...