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In Hollywood, longevity can be tricky. But not for veteran actor Carla Gugino, a star whose film and television credits go way back to the late '80s. For this Sarasota native, achieving career longevity has been rather effortless. Perhaps, it has something to do with Gugino's ability to take on just about any role and make it her own. Not only that...

The Italian and Italophile community of Orange County and the broader Southern California region convened last Saturday for the eighth iteration of the Italian Perspective Series at the Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University. This event, a successor to the Theater and Culture showcase of 2023, which marked the inauguration of the Ferrucci In...

Sunday May 19 - 11-4. Sacramento Italian Cultural Society - 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA 95608. It's no secret that Italy is a country of beauty and quality. This is seen in everything from their clothing to their coffee. And that includes its cars. Few cars can equal the beauty of Italian designed cars, known for their style and performance...

When: Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St Beyond its fabled beaches, reconsidering how its unique history and ways have shaped Italy and Europe today, Jeff Biggers, in conversation with Valeria Orani, explores how travelers must first understand Sardinia and its ancient and modern...

April 16 2024, 18:00 (Local time) - Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles - 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA. Celebrate Italian Research Day and the essence of Made in Italy with a special event presented by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ITA – Italian Trade Agency, Los Angeles in collaboration with ISSNAF, th...

Held in the luxurious rooms of the Musco Center for the Arts, the Italian Perspective series has established itself as both a beloved tradition at Chapman University in Orange and a key event for celebrating and exploring the wealth of Italian culture. Initiated in response to the local community’s sincere wish to strengthen ties and create opportu...

Lisa Phillips Visca has dreamed of having one of her screenplays turned into a film. She recently had this chance with “The Italians.”    It made its debut at the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest on Monday, March 4. It also showed at the Cinequest Film Fest in San Jose on Saturday, March 9. Later in the year, the creative team has plan...

Fondazione Italia, a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online, has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America® (OSDIA). OSDIA announced this partnership in the April issue of its newsletter “Questo Mese”. This partnership is focused on rekindling a connection to heritage and culture among the I...

May 10, 2024. 8 pm. Zipper Concert Hall - 200 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012. Ticket Information here. Los Angeles, United States - Prepare to be mesmerized as internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Alessandro Martire makes his long-awaited debut in Los Angeles at Zipper Concert Hall on May 10th, 2024. Renowned for his modern appr...

SUNDAY, MAY 5 @ 1:30 PM - The Italian Cultural Society, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA. ADMISSION $10 • REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED • DOORS OPEN AT 1:00pm This poignant documentary “Prisoners In Paradise,” reveals the untold story of over 51,000 Italian soldiers who were brought to the United States as prisoners of war during World War II. Featuring...

"ITALY MAKES ME HAPPY! Confessions of an Accidental Tour Guide" with Author Dolly Goolsby. SUNDAY, APRIL 21 @ 1:30 PM - The Italian Cultural Society, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA. ADMISSION $10 • REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED • DOORS OPEN AT 1:00pm Author Dolly Goolsby shares her experiences in Italy in this book talk about her love for this beautif...

In 1886, Italian cuisine didn’t yet exist and restaurants in the working-class immigrant neighborhood catered towards provincial specialties. At Fior, that meant Northern Italian dishes that nodded to its founders’ Ligurian and Tuscan origins: veal scaloppine, risotto with clams, tortellini Bologna, each sold for less than 15 cents a pop. Fior D’It...