Italian American Historian To Speak At Los Feliz Library March 14th

Mar 04, 2013 743

Historian and author Marianna Gatto, executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, will be the featured speaker at the Architecture and Beyond Lecture Series Thurs., March 14th, from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., at the Los Feliz Library, 1874 Hillhurst Ave.

Gatto will speak on "Chasing Ghosts: Los Angeles (Hidden) Italian Roots." She is author of Los Angeles's Little Italy, a history of the city's Italian enclave during the 100-year period following the arrival of the first Italian pioneer in 1827.

Skylight Books will have copies of Gatto's book for purchase and signing.

The free lecture series, now in its 10th year, is supported by the Friends of the Los Feliz Library and the merchants of the Los Feliz Village Business Improvement District (LFVBID).

For information, call the Los Feliz Branch Library at (323) 913-4710.

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