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LAFC coach Bob Bradley has a fondness for calling up players from his past and Wednesday he welcomed another when former Italian international Giuseppe Rossi began training with his MLS team at Cal State L.A. Rossi was born in New Jersey the same year as Bradley’s son Michael and the two attended soccer camps together when they were growing up. B...

Up to 145 parishioners of St. Augustine Church will travel to Rome, Italy, to attend the performances of Chancel Choir and The Children’s Choir during the Music Festival of Peace and Brotherhood on March 21-25 and. The choirs, along with parents and family members, Fr. Ed Dura, and Sr. Nona Barairo will represent not only the St. Augustine Parish,...

From Thursday, March 07, 2019 to Monday, March 11, 2019. Organized by Riverside Community College, Ventura Guitar Society, University of Southern Nevada and Casa Italiana, Desert Oasis High School. In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. Entrance: Free As a part of his "A guitar at the Opera" series, guitarist Carlo Fierens...

Alessandro Del Piero has revealed he became the owner of an American third-division football club based in Los Angeles. The franchise, named LA 10 FC, are a professional development football club currently competing in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) in the Western Conference after gaining promotion last November. Del Piero retired from his...

The 14th annual LA Italia Fest will conclude Friday night with a special awards ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, honoring multiple Academy Award nominees before the big night on Sunday. Nick Vallelonga, who is Oscar-nominated for best original screenplay and best motion picture for Green Book, will be honored with the festival’s I...

With the departure of outfielders Andrew McCutchen, Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco, and Gorkys Hernandez, the San Francisco Giants need the speedy John Andreoli now more than ever. Team Italy's John AndreoliClaimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers on February 1, 2019, the 28-year-old non-roster spring training invitee joins a group of outfielders wi...

The L.A. Italia Fest, which opens this Sunday, is set to honor Italian directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in recognition of their great contribution to the cinematic arts. The festival will open on Feb. 17 with a special screening of the Taviani Bros.’ 2007 film, The Lark Farm, introduced by actor Alessandro Preziosi. And...

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is one of the most gifted  singers of our time. A bel canto specialist, she’s given brilliant opera and recital performances throughout the Bay Area, with a special emphasis on the music of Donizetti and Rossini. This month, though, she returns to Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall with a Cal Performances program titled “Songpl...

The University of San Francisco is mourning the loss of legendary head coach Steve Negoesco, who passed away Sunday evening at the age of 93. Negoesco was the architect of the USF Men's soccer dynasty that saw the Dons capture four national championships and 22 conference championships. "Steve Negoesco leaves a legacy with the influence he has had...

Sunday, February 10 | 2:00pm & 4:30pm. Vogue Theatre,  3290 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA. Watch the trailer. Writer, director, cinematographer, editor Matteo Troncone begins this fascinating and philosophical first-person travelogue with no job, no relationship, and no home. While living in his VW van on the streets of San Francisco, he dec...

Isabella Rossellini stops in her tracks, her eyes fixed on a California scrub jay. Its feathers are deep azure blue, its belly a soft gray-brown. Perched on a security guard’s finger, it sits near the historic Japanese house at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. The guard is feeding the bird a peanut...

Saturday February 9, 2019. 7:30pm PST. St. James by-the-Sea, 743 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037. "Italian Cultural Center of San Diego Current Members can use the discount code "ICCSD" to purchase discount tickets on line or by phone http://www.sdems.org/concerts.html Limited number of tickets available, purchase them today! Accademia Bizantina: A...