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Italy can boast more great artists than you can point a paint brush at: Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Bellini and Modigliani, to name a few. Then there’s Tramontin, Ronaldo and Dei Rossi. Who? The unique works of these three (and a few others) may be as synonymous with Italy as the Vatican, for they are among the remaining families of artisans who craft...

On June 11 and 12, 2022, Little Italy of Sacramento was the scene of a two-day Little Italy Bocce Tournament event at East Portal Park. The event, hosted by the East Portal Bocce Club, drew teams from all over California. The list of teams included teams from Martinez, San Rafael, Stockton, Salinas, Pittsburgh, Antioch, Auburn, Fresno, Chico, Hunti...

The Italian Cultural Society folk dance troupes, both children and adult, are once again performing at public events as the Italian American community organizations reopen their events and activities. Summertime is Italian Festival time and many Italian festivals are resuming their role as a celebration of all things Italian. Watch a video here.On...

Sunday, July 31 @ 2:00 pm / Doors open at 1:30. At the Italian Center, Carmichael (6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, 95608). Admission $10. Meet the Director, Zach Baliva, at this screening of his new documentary film: "Potentially Dangerous - When It Was A Crime To Be Italian". The film reveals the story of Italian immigrants interned and persecuted as America...

Some things about Major League Soccer will take some getting used to for Giorgio Chiellini and his fellow LAFC newcomer Gareth Bale. Like the summertime heat currently simmering across most of North America at this time of year. “It’s too hot in Nashville,” joked Chiellini after his MLS debut in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Nashville SC at GEODIS Pa...

The Museo joins Il Cenacolo for their “Speaker Series” featuring Italian journalist Elena Frigenti. Italian-Americans are a beautiful mix of two cultures that complete each other in an amazing way. Elena Frigenti, an Italian journalist based in New York and the founder of “Franky in New York” (frankyinnewyork.com), a non-profit organization aimed a...

The Padres welcomed the 16th and 17th members of the team’s Hall of Fame on Thursday evening as longtime broadcaster Ted Leitner and former CEO Larry Lucchino were inducted during a pregame ceremony at Petco Park. “This is the single greatest honor of my professional life,” Leitner told the fans before the Padres’ series opener against the Gi...

Not even a week's rest for the Settebello, which after its world silver medal in Budapest is ready to pack its bags again: on Friday, July 8, Sandro Campagna's Italy will assemble at the Centro Federale in Ostia, and on Saturday, July 9, it is scheduled to leave for the United States for a common training session with the star-studded national team...

Adelmo Fornaciari, better known to the world as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers, is back on a world wide tour that will take him to three cities in the US South West: Los Angeles (September 30 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills) and San Diego (October 1 at Balboa Theatre) in California and Tucson in Arizona (Octob...

The Italian Studies program (Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Film and Media Studies program (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) joined efforts to develop a unique educational experience in Bologna, Italy, a travel course that will become a staple of both programs and Chapman University in the future. Under the...

Come enjoy a movie under the stars at our annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night of the Summer.  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2022 is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater. These amazing Italian films, complete with English subtitles,...

Giorgio Chiellini is hoping Los Angeles FC's young roster can help him at least partially rediscover the fountain of youth. In return, the veteran Italian defender looks to help the club capture its first Major League Soccer championship. “I would say that LAFC is the perfect team for me because the team is full of young players. I think they can...