by Nanci Casas   The De Re Gallery debuted Mauro Perucchetti's Pop Fiction exhibition on Thursday, September 10th in West Hollywood. Mauro and his stunning wife Lorena Perucchetti, who is also his PR manager, both arrived elegantly dressed and accessorized with miniature pieces of Mauro's artwork in the form of necklaces.   With Peron...

Casanova: Libertine Legend —a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska, University of California, Los Angeles, and Thomas Harrison, University of California, Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Italian. Friday & Saturday, January 22–23, 2016, 9:30 a.m.&nb...

We are trying to raise funds to get Italian American singer Timi Yuro a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Timi had many hit records in the 60's and sadly battled cancer for the last 25 years of her life. She lost that battle in 2004, but we would like to honor her and her family with this well deserved star.   The funds have to be raised a...

Sarà consegnato all'attore di Hollywood Joe Mantegna l'edizione speciale del "Puglia's Italy Award of Excellence in America". La cerimonia di consegna del premio si terrà venerdì prossimo, 3 maggio, alle ore 18.30, nella sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles. Saranno presenti il console generale d'Italia a Los Angeles, Giuseppe Pe...

Ennio Morricone has announced two 2014 shows in the United States. The legendary Italian composer will conduct an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on March 20 before doing the same at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on March 23. Tickets to the Los Angeles performance are now on sale for $59.75-$350, while tickets...

By Emma Sarran Webster   Two years after opening, Siena Tavern is still one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago, and this summer, its star chef Fabio Viviani is proving that lightning can strike twice. Bar Siena, Viviani's newest restaurant with partners Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson, opened its West Loop doors on July 25 to an already e...

With summer approaching, Terlato Wines is betting big on the surging rosé category. The Lake Bluff, Illinois-based Terlato is rolling out six new rosé wines across the U.S. market: Il Poggione Brancato from Toscana, Italy ($14.99); Bodegas Valdemar from Rioja, Spain ($13.99); Protea from South Africa ($17.99); Sanford from the Sta. Rita Hills...

Richard J. Riordan Central Library630 W. 5th StreetLos Angeles, California 90071 Evolution of Italian cuisine in Los Angeles from 1950 to now—including the classic restaurants from the early days of fine dining to the trattorias of today—influences, changes and current state of Italian food in the United States through Piero's personal experience...

Music, theater, film, multi-media, mass media and advertising, publishing, artistic renderings, science and technology, and the burgeoning digital humanities have characterized and are changing the way Italian Americans conceive of themselves and how they re-conceptualize and re-signify their identities.   In recognition of this powerful mom...

Tuesday, June 07, 2016 Organized by : New Media Film Festival In collaboration with : IIC Entrance : With fee Location:The Landmark Theater, 10850 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles   This stunning documentary short Pompeii, eternal emotion (2015, 10 min.) by Pappi Corsicato produced by the Campana Region and the Campana Society of Cultural He...