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2013 is the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. September brings two very important events to Orange County. For those who love to indulge in a good book, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Heritage Archive at Chapman University in Orange welcome Italian best-selling author Gianrico Carofiglio on campus to present the English...

The IAC Ladies Auxiliary team, representing the Italian Athletic Club of Stockton, won the silver medal in the Open B Division at the United States Bocce Federation's U.S. National Championships during the week of June 21-27 in Methuen, Mass. The IAC Ladies Team competed against other U.S teams and pulled out the silver medal with seven wins and t...

In conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, sfSoundSalonSeries is pleased to present Italian virtuoso Irene Russo in a program of solo works for piano spanning the entire 20th century to the present, with works by Debussy, Malipiero, Takemitsu, Procaccini, and Widmann.   She'll be followed by Tom Djll's HackMIDI, pia...

AFI FEST 2014 will Honor Sophia Loren with a Special Tribute WEDNESDAY, November 12, 2014 AFI 8-day film festival from November 6 - 13 Hollywood   As part of the Tribute the movie "Marriage Italian Style" (directed by Vittorio De Sica, 1964), will be screened in an event open to the public in the 50th anniversary of the Academy Award®-nomi...

by Stephanie Frustaci   This year's Festival del Sole in Napa Valley will be celebrated in honor of the talented Italian actress Sophia Loren. The famed movie star will be turning 80 years old in September, and so this annual festival will feature music, wine, and plenty of activities to commemorate Loren's spectacular career.   One o...

February 4, 2015/Wednesday 5:30 PM - 11:30 PMBiscuits and Blues - 401 Mason Street - San Francisco, California 94102 An explosive mixture of blues, funk and soul music in acoustic: this is the formula of the sound of Francesco Piu, Sardinian singer and guitarist born in 1981. Accompanying their voices with instruments like acoustic guita...

By Silvia Simonetti   When some people's career, and life, literally "takes off" we may think it is only a matter of fortune: they were in the right place at the right time. Nevertheless, in most cases this wouldn't be enough, as it takes talent and courage to seize opportunities. And this trio of young Italian artists called "Il Volo" defin...

A 20 anni dalla scomparsa di Federico Fellini, a 40 anni dalla realizzazione di Amarcord a 50 anni di 8 ½ e a 60 anni dalla prima de I vitelloni, l'Orchestra Italiana del Cinema in collaborazione con i migliori giovani musicisti di Los Angeles celebra il maestro indiscusso della pellicola Federico Fellini attraverso uno straordinario concerto sinfo...

Studenti di università losangeline hanno gremito l'auditorium Roberto Rossellini dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles per la proiezione di Scialla!, scritto e diretto da Francesco Bruni, nell'ambito di un'iniziativa lanciata dall'Istituto e che si propone l'obiettivo di avvicinare il mondo accademico locale al cinema italiano contempora...

by Enrica Corselli   Another Newport Beach Film Fest has gone, with its showcase of films, cartoons and documentaries from all over the world. Internationally recognized as one of the leading film festivals in the US, the one of Newport Beach is not only an occasion to showcase production from the most different countries, but also a way to...

Joe DiMaggio. Yogi Berra. Phil Rizzuto. Names instantly recognized for being extraordinary baseball players, but not only, also Italian-American. Famous Italian-Americans who were all each inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.   Back in the late 1910s and early 1920s, children born first generation American to Italian immigrants learned t...

Zonin1821, the largest private vine growing and winemaking company in Italy, and Scuderia Corsa Racing with Ferrari, the racing arm of Ferrari Beverly Hills, Ferrari Los Angeles, Ferrari South Bay and Ferrari Silicon Valley, have announced a partnership that will create the ultimate race-day experience for members of the wine and spirits industry,...