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BAMPFA returns to the centennial tribute to Federico Fellini that was underway at the time of the COVID-19 closure in March 2020. Federico Fellini (1920–1993) was a masterful artist of memory, dreams, fantasy, and desire. A central figure in the international art cinema movement that took off in the mid-1950s, he earned some of film’s highest honor...

Players and coaches from three state-championship teams are among more than three dozen people who will be honored May 16 at the sixth annual San Francisco High School Awards, presented by the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The football teams from Balboa and Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Stuart Hall boys basketball team will be feted in a ba...

Talking with tenor Pasquale Esposito, the spirit of Enrico Caruso looms large. It’s there in the memories Esposito traces back to his Neapolitan childhood, and it infuses the music he’s sung in multiple concerts, recordings, and the PBS specials he’s created to share that music with television viewers. Audiences will hear Esposito in person this we...

In The Italian in Me, a doe-eyed aspiring actress from Canada - who has been raised on a heaping dose of old-fashioned values & Roman Catholic guilt - upends her life by moving to Italy. With her, she brings a tiny bit of cash and grandiose dreams of working in Italian Cinema. Once in Rome, she quickly discovers that things in the Eternal City are...

Latex and Victorian dresses. Maneskin hit the stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, one of the most watched music festivals in the United States held in Riverside County, California. Seven stages and dozens of artists. The Roman band, the first Italian rock band at Coachella, played some of the songs that in recent months have reac...

In 2021 we presented the story of four successful Italian women in Los Angeles who have chosen to build their careers in the United States. The goal is to inspire other women, everywhere, to celebrate each other. The starting point was to give visibility to great Italian women.” Italian director and producer Chiara Tilesi tells L’Italo-Americano ho...

"The Godfather" is a film so legendary that its very name is practically synonymous with the art of cinema itself. The film focuses on the Corleone crime family, led by Don Vito Corleone (played by the incomparable Marlon Brando), whose young son Michael (Al Pacino) embarks on a dark descent into his family's business. This leads to a fair amount o...

The Los Angeles Dodgers hired Ned Colletti as their general manager in 2005 and he has been with the organization ever since, all the while becoming a key figure in the franchise’s history. Colletti worked as the general manager through the 2014 season and despite the limited resources given to him from then-owner Frank McCourt for the majority of...

Alex Zanardi has been invited back to the Long Beach Grand Prix time and time again in any official race role he wanted. The Italian was informed he would be inducted into the Walk of Fame, but Zanardi was always too busy. Training for the Paralympics, hosting his popular talk show or simply content to inspire others to never give up on their life...

When: Friday, April 22, 2022 From 11:00 am To 12:00 pm - Organized by : UCLA Department of History in collaboration with : UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies and Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles - Entrance : Free Dr. Diana Garvin will present her recently published book, Feeding Fascism: The Politics of Women's Food Work (University...

Sunday April 24, 2022. 18:00 (GMT-7). S F Italian Athletic Club. 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco California. World Premiere "Introducing Italy Team Manager Mike Piazza" with Director Roberto Angotti and an intimate live performance by Grammy nominated artist Pato Banton + the Now Generation Band. Featuring Movie Soundtrack by Pato Banton + New...

Culture cannot be stopped by the war or similar events. In this spirit Sunday night March 20, 2022 several filmmakers, producers and actors who will participate to the Oscars as nominees on Sunday 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, were hosted at the 17th annual edition of Los Angeles Italia film Fashion and Art Festival.  Finally, after the pan...