Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6 to 8 PMItalian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024 Fees: $40 ($35 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408 or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it   Led by Diego Meraviglia - Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American Sommelier Asso...

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...

by Jeannine Guilyard   Italy's Oscar contender is about to make its U.S. premiere. Claudio Caligari's "Non essere cattivo" (Don't Be Bad) is in the lineup of "Cinema Italian Style" – LA's annual showcase of conetemporary Italian cinema. Produced by Luce Cinecittà and the American Cinematheque, and under the artistic director of Italian journ...

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 new "Quattroporte" was launched at the Maserati Beverly Hills showroom on March 28th during an exclusive cocktail reception with showbiz celebrities and Maserati aficionados.   The "Quattroporte" was born in 1963, when Maserati put a racing engine in a Grand Touring automobile.   Today, the sixth generation Quattroporte is simply...

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...

by Mauro Battocchi   I am delighted that the Walt Disney Family Museum will present the exhibition Bruno Bozzetto: Animation, Maestro! from November 21, 2013 to April 7, 2014. Mr. Bozzetto is one of Italy's most cherished animators whose prolific career includes the creation of Mr. Rossi, "a middle-aged man who appeals to most viewers and au...

Grazie alla collaborazione instaurata fra il Getty Villa di Los Angeles ed il Museo Archeologico di Napoli gli americani amanti delle antichità romane potranno ammirare dal 16 ottobre 2013 al 3 marzo 2014 una mostra sulla Vita e l'eredità dell'imperatore romano Tiberio, rimasta per molti anni nascosta agli ammiratori e per la prima volta esposta ne...

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...

Riaperti i termini per la presentazione delle liste per le elezioni dei Comites in 24 circoscrizioni consolari.   Il Ministro degli Esteri Paolo Gentiloni ha firmato il decreto che consente la presentazione di nuove liste solo nelle circoscrizioni dove nessuna lista di candidati era stata ammessa, cioè nelle circoscrizioni consolari di Vienn...