Pugnacious Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who skippered the Los Angeles Dodgers to four league pennants and two world titles, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers announced Friday that Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home and was transported to a hospital, where he died. "Regarded by many as baseball's most popular ambassad...

Dodgers legend and Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has been released from the hospital and is now resting comfortably at home, the team announced on Tuesday evening. Lasorda, 93, had been hospitalized since the middle of November and for part of that time was in intensive care. The team provided no further information on his hospitalization.  La...

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 At 6:00 pm - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute and Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles In collaboration with : he Holocaust Museum LA, the Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles, the USC Shoah Foundation., AJC Los Angeles and ADL Los Angeles This documentary chronicles the Holocaust as experienced in Italy,...

Folk dances tell stories and reflect a group’s diverse history and culture. While the tarantella — arguably Italy’s most famous folk dance — is best known today as a dance performed at weddings, its origins are as ancient as they are peculiar. The tarantella traces its origins to Taranto, a city in Puglia, the “heel” of Italy’s “boot.” The dance da...

The pandemic may claim another iconic Hollywood restaurant. Miceli’s, which boasts it’s the oldest Italian restaurant and pizzeria in Hollywood, has set up a GoFundMe to keep its doors open. Since opening in 1949, the restaurant (which also has a North Hollywood location) is known for its singing waiters and piano bar. Lucille Ball allegedly learne...

From Monday, December 28, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Time: At 6:00 pm PDT. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with San Diego Italian Film Festival. Entrance: Free. See the trailer. US Premiere - Released in celebration of the centennial of Federico Fellini's birth the documentary explores for the first time, “the hidden world”...

Roman pizza has a new throne in Los Angeles. Just three weeks ago, Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, the Prince of Venice, opened his first Italian restaurant in Westwood Village, serving pizza al taglio, homemade pasta and Italian deserts in a fast casual setting. The grandson of Italy’s last king did not dream of becoming a restaurateur as a child, bu...

Thursday December 10. 4PM PST on IAMLA facebook page. RSVP Here. Have you ever wondered where your favorite holiday traditions came from? Join us on December 10th at 4 pm PST via Facebook Live when we take a look at the unexpected stories behind some of our most beloved holiday figures, imagery, and traditions. From Babbo Natale and the nativity, t...

The Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles (IIC LA) will be concluding their 100th anniversary celebration of Federico Fellini, organizing an online photo exhibit: FELLINI IN ACTION, 8 ½ SET PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL RONALD in collaboration with Centro Cinema Città di Cesena and Regione Emilia Romagna.The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of Feder...

From Tuesday, December 08, 2020 to Sunday, February 28, 2021. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with Centro Cinema Città di Cesena, Regione Emilia Romagna. Entrance: Free. Location: IIC Gallery and Online (IIC YouTube channel). View the exhibit here. After years in the photographer Paul Ronald’s attic, these rediscovered images taken on...