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Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7 pm. Bovard Auditorium (ADM) 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089. An Evening with Isabella Rossellini: a visions and voices signature event. DESCRIPTION: “The world’s most uncategorizable star”—Vanity Fair. Admission is free. Reservations required. General Public: RSVP. Actor, model, filmmaker, and philanthr...

As several of the characters tell you several times, "This is a Bronx tale." It's also a bit of a West Side Story, with a toke of Jersey Boys, but that comes later. Whatever it is, it's at the Golden Gate Theatre through December 23. A Bronx Tale has been a "family" affair for decades. This musical adaptation is its next evolutionary step following...

Ooooommmmm. Magari non sarà tutto merito della meditazione o del chaturanga dandasana (ovvero la posizione del bastone a terra, come spiegano quelli che ne sanno), ma se c’è una squadra sorprendentemente in testa alla classifica della Western Conference della Nba, quella dove si azzuffano Warriors, Rockets, Thunder, Nuggets (in ordine sparso), per...

For a much admired work by a major director, “Senso” has taken a long time to get to Los Angeles theaters in a form close to its original shape. Now that it has, we can see both what we’ve been missing and why it’s taken so long. Directed by Luchino Visconti, released in Italy in 1954 and now playing at the Nuart in West Los Angeles in a new digi...

Italian singer, songwriter Andrea Bocelli will be making four U.S. concert dates, starting at the Golden 1 Center on June 15. The tour is following Bocelli’s release of his number one album, “Si.” He will stop in the Sacramento and Denver areas, marking the first time Bocelli has played back-to-back performances on the west coast. The Sacramento Ph...

November 30 - December 2, 2018. Vogue Theatre - 3290 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94115. Make a date to view the best in Italian contemporary cinema and brush up on your language skills at the same time! Bring friends and family--group tickets and discounted passes available. Click here to browse all of this year's films and see the complete sc...

From behind the double doors of an annex to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center comes the disembodied whiff of music that can’t be – but it is – right out of “The Godfather.” Or is it back to Sorrento that this river of lush and romantic sound carries off someone who’s only gone out to walk the dog — and come within earshot of the Aurora Mandolin O...

Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 | 7:30pm. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA. Ifigenia in Aulide is an opera composed by Giovanni Porta in 1738 for the Carnival of Munich with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno. Despite the beauty of the music, Ifigenia in Aulide has not been played since its creation. The story of this opera is inspi...

Friday, November 30 | 8:00pm | San Francisco. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 Franklin at Geary. Saturday, December 1 | 8:00pm | Palo Alto. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley at Hamilton. Sunday, December 2 | 4:00pm | Berkeley. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft at Ellsworth. General: $30 ($35 at the door) | Senior: $25 ($30 at the...

Cinema Italian Style, the five-day film festival bringing the best of contemporary Italian filmmaking to Santa Monica, is putting on a short film contest for film students from Santa Monica College, USC, Chapman University and the New York Film Academy Los Angeles. The winner will get a 4-day trip to Rome (roundtrip flight and hotel accommodation),...

“Call me! Federico Fellini wants to see you.” When actress Dina Morrone received this message from her agent, she didn’t think much of it and believing it was just a joke, she didn’t call her back. But the famous Italian director was indeed looking for a blonde girl for his first ever commercial. It was for Banca di Roma, and he wanted to audition...

Westsiders know that Santa Monica is a great place to dine on Italian food, shop for fine Italian fashion and spot some impressive Italian sports cars. What many may not know, however, is every year Santa Monica becomes the premier location in the country to experience the joys of Italian cinema. Every November Santa Monica is home to Cinema Italia...