Tucked away in a corner of Grass Valley is un po' — a little bit — of Italy. Enter the doors of the Gold Miners Inn-Holiday Inn Express downtown, turn right and benvenuto! — welcome — you'll find the Italian Cultural Center Alcove.   Here you can learn about tours to Italy, how to become an Italian citizen, borrow books, connect to Italian...

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) approved the Southern California based Fondazione Italia as an assessor agency for teaching credentials in Italian language instruction at its August 2013 meeting.   Fondazione Italia, located in Los Angeles, CA, is a non-profit organization that promotes and preserves the study of Italian langu...

When an Italian superstar like Zucchero comes to town, one can't expect things to be done in the American way. A crowd of Italians, Italian Americans, and also Americans passionate about his music gathered at the Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 2, to attend the performance of one of Italy's best contemporary artists. &nbs...

WTI Magazine #27    2014 Apr, 25Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   With the goal of bringing in the "Orange County", famous to most for a teen movie of a few years ago, the best of classic and contemporary filmography from all over the world, the Newport Beach Film Festival will start today, april 24.    

Tuesday, June 10, 2914 7:00PMInspired by New York's Guggenheim Museum which has organized the largest, most important exhibit on Futurism, Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Museo presents an illustrated lecture by Christopher Atwood, PHd candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley.   Italian Futurism called for...

Over the next few weeks, Italian contemporary music will take the stage in Los Angeles, with the performances of three renowned singers and songwriters who represent three different genres: the queen of pop Laura Pausini, the rocker Luciano Ligabue, and the rapper Caparezza.   After last edition's interview with the beautiful Laura, this tim...

by Fabrizio Capobianco   No, Juventus is not opening a high-tech office in the Valley, nor relocating here. They plan to stay in Turin. However, a group of Juventus fans have decided it is time for the Vecchia Signora to have an official club in the West Coast. Yes, surprisingly, there is only one official Juventus Club in the US (a.k.a...

By Bettye Miller   UCR's Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages presents documentary filmmaker Fred Kujo Kuwornu and his film "18 Ius Soli" on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in CHASS Interdisciplinary 1111. Kuwornu is an Italian-Ghanaian activist-producer-writer-director who was born and raised in Italy. &nbs...

Glassmaking in Antiquity – The Getty Villa now hosting glass-handling sessions   In 2003, the Getty Villa acquired the Oppenländer collection. With a remarkable cultural and chronological breadth, the collection features over 180 ancient glass objects, including works made in Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Greek world and the Roman Empire, and span...