For Fellini 100, the celebration of 100 Years of Federico Fellini, the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles presents a selection of artworks from the legendary Italian director, Federico Fellini. This exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of his birth and the fifth week of World Week of Italian Cuisine (November 16 - 22, 2020). These sketch...

In 1934, Joseph Gatto was born to an Italian immigrant father and an Italian American mother, Maria Antonia “Mary” Cortese, whose family had settled in Pueblo in 1898, three years before her birth. The families lived alongside many others from their native villages in Sicily and Calabria, happily and gratefully calling one of the tiny, non-descript...

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Online seminar, free entrance. Register Here. Organized by the University of Arkansas in collaboration with the Consulate General in Houston and the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini and the 20th Week of Italian Language in the World This p...

In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) and Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) present: My Roots, My Heritage, a free and interactive genealogy webinar designed to help you discover your family’s origins and unique story. Whether you are curious about your family’s early years,...

Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors by celebrating the distinguished cultural contributions of Americ...

How has it been used historically and how is the Italian language used in a complex audiovisual medium such as comics? This conference by Dr. Antonio Iannotta (USD) focuses on some of the authors, stories, heroes, magazines and books that created the illustrated imagery of Italians. An exciting journey in the Italian language used in comics with re...

The Joseph and Jovita Trani Family of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, made a gift to the IAMLA and has joined the Museum's elite cadre of donors known as the Founding Families. The IAMLA’s Founding Family designation was created as a way to recognize individuals and families whose dedication, generosity, and achievements qualify them for distincti...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm PT. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with The Consulate General in Houston, University of Houston, Loyola Marymount University and UCLA. Entrance: Free. Register Here. The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini and the 20th Week of Italian Language in the Wor...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

While every neighborhood, and just about every restaurant, has been struggling under the current strain of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that Venice has emerged as a continually-hot place to not only dine, but to open new restaurants. The next newcomer is Forma, opening in the former Chaya space at the corner of Main and Navy on Monday...