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Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 Hours: 6:30 PM Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Department of French and Italian at USC   In conjunction with the exhibit Massimiliano Gatti. Passages and on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini's death, the IIC remembers the director, poet, writer and intellect...

by Willie Clark   Those looking for a little comic relief during this caustic election season would do well to check out opening night at the Sacramento Italian Film Festival. The 34th installment of the festival, sponsored by the Italian Cultural Society of Sacramento, kicks off at 8 p.m. Friday with a screening of the 2015 Italian com...

Distinguished international conductor and acclaimed Mozart interpreter Hans Graf, recently named Music Director Laureate of the Houston Symphony after serving as its music director for 12 years, makes his Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra debut conducting the highly anticipated Los Angeles debut of Italian piano sensation Alessio Bax, whose artistry "q...

by Mayank Keshaviah "The most perfect imperfect man I ever met" is the description cub reporter Michael McCormick (Troy Whitaker) gives of Vince Lombardi (Bert Emmett) in Eric Simonson's play about the NFL coaching legend. The play, which ran on Broadway in 2010-2011, focuses on one week during the 1965 football season during which McCormick comes...

Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday would have been Saturday and the Coachella Valley is celebrating with special music and menu deals at restaurants and hotels all this week.   We've singled out a dozen Sinatra-related celebrations happening this week, but this still makes up only a fraction of quality activities happening in and around the dese...

The city of San Francisco has always been universally recognized as a city of great artists and musicians, and among different kind of music styles, jazz has certainly played a first class role.With the exception perhaps of the historic Fillmore district, over the last years jazz music has slowly disappeared, and many of the famous places where it...

di Roberto Natalini Si è concluso con un omaggio musicale all'Italia il calendario annuale degli eventi organizzato dalla Leonardo Da Vinci Society, una delle storiche organizzazioni italo-americane a San Francisco.   Ospite speciale per questa edizione della Festa di Natale e di fine anno, organizzata nell'elegante sede del Century Club of...

by Giuseppe Annino   Every Saturday night, all summer, Italian Films with English subtitles will be screened outdoors in San Diego Little Italy's Amici Park amphitheater ( Date and State streets).   The first film, on June 18th , is the award winning film "Madre Mia" directed by Nanni Moretti. Two of the remaining films are dedicated...

Ennio Morricone has announced two 2014 shows in the United States. The legendary Italian composer will conduct an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on March 20 before doing the same at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on March 23. Tickets to the Los Angeles performance are now on sale for $59.75-$350, while tickets...

By Roberto Natalini   In conjunction with the celebration of the Festa della Repubblica, the Italian Republic Day, San Francisco has once again hosted Italian Opera in the Park, part of the 131st season in Golden Gate Park's music concourse, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler. Presented under the auspices of Italian Community Ser...

This summer, 12 Italian Films with English subtitles, will be screened outdoors in San Diego's Little Italy—every Saturday night, at 8 pm, in the Amphitheater of Amici Park—Date and State streets.   Presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy, the Festival will screen entertaining, recent and classic films, that have no...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   The 2013 edition of the Italian Opera Festival starts from one of the most loved restaurants in Orange County. The Anaheim White House hosted a cocktail party to present the new season of the festival that, last year, gained a good success.   In this restaurant, gourmet food meets culture... in any possible...