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We are coming to Santa Barbara. In order to facilitate the access to the services rendered by the passport department to our citizens living in areas far away from Los Angeles, also this year is organizing meetings, to collect the fingerprints of those who wish to apply for passport without having to come to this Consulate General, in: Santa Barbar...

Come and find out about the Pizzica, an engaging music and dance style from Puglia, the beautiful heel of Italy's boot! Following their performance at the SFJAZZ Center (Thursday, June 20, 7:30pm), the Italian music masters from Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino are offering a fun and engaging workshop about the Pizzica--learn about the dance, the mus...

Thousands of visitors made a pilgrimage to Santa Barbara Mission for the 2019 I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival over the Memorial Day weekend to watch masterful artists at work against a backdrop of live music and food booths. The free, three-day event found artists racing against the clock and braving rain to finish 150 imaginative and...

Join us for the Opening Reception of the photo exhibit Probable Landscapes (Paesaggi Probabili), by Nico Colucci. For the occasion, harpist Giuliana De Donno and composer and cellist Vito Paternosterwill join us in celebrating Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019. Part of the celebration is the film retrospective Shot in Matera (details will be...

Un gruppo di quattro operatori abruzzesi nel campo della produzione, musica, effetti speciali e recitazione, residenti ad Hollywood, si sono incontrati a Los Angeles presso lo stand di "VideoAge", la rivista specializzata di televisione del giuliese Dom Serafini, per parlare di una futura Abruzzo Film Commission. Attualmente Abruzzo e Molise sono l...

A comic book about a chameleon-like master thief done as a live-action movie, a reinvention of the Spaghetti Western and a manhunt thriller with a Hollywood A-list cast are among buzz titles by Italian directors in various stages expected to soon be hitting the international festival circuit and, more important, entering the global movie market. Be...

LEST WE FORGET, the message echoing around the San Francisco City Hall was clear: nobody should ever forget the Holocaust and the pain and suffer it caused to the Jewish community and to the world.   The project, by German-Italian photographer Luigi Toscano, is a testament to all survivors, their families and stories. It represents the voice of six...

Thursday, June 6th, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Our Mother of Confidence, 3131 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. 2019 marks 500 years since Leonardo died. Students of the Italian American Academy will guide you through the life and works of the genius of the Renaissance with humor and wit. They'll tell you interesting facts about his life, describe his wel...

Carefully crafting on their hands and knees, artists are making images appear on the asphalt in front of the historic Santa Barbara Mission for the annual I MadonnariStreet Painting Festival. Featured Artist Sharyn Chan sat in the centerpiece location leaning into her work and saying, "this is the first chalk festival in the nation.  It's  the moth...

From April 13th, 2019 to January 11th, 2020. Cathedral Cultural Center (2nd floor) on the Christ Cathedral Campus, 13280 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, Ca 92840. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday: 10am-5pm. Saturday – Sunday: 10am-5pm. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition recreates the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest...

The second edition of a special event dedicated to Italian film industry professionals, highlighting their talent around the world. As part of the intiative, over 100 Italian cinema ambassadors will travel the globe to talk about the professions of filmmaking. In Los Angeles, composer, theater director, artistic director and music producer Franco E...

Open to the Public. June 2, 2019 - January 26, 2020. Tuesday - Sunday 10 AM - 3 PM. 644 North Main Street • Los Angeles, CA 90012 • 213.485.8432 • IAMLA.org. Free Admission • Donations Encouraged About the Exhibition: Italian Americans figure prominently in the world of animation, having given birth to iconic series including The Flintstones, Tom a...