We are pleased to inform the users of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles that the recent introduction of an additional appointment related calendar has allowed us to streamline considerably waiting times. As much as 40% of those users who received an appointment through our “Prenota On Line” system have obtained it within just a few days...

La recente introduzione del calendario supplementare di appuntamenti per il rilancio dei passaporti al Consolato generale d’Italia a Los Angeles ha permesso di snellire sensibilmente i tempi di attesa. A darne notizia, con evidente soddisfazione, è proprio la sede consolare, che in una nota precisa: “ben il 40% di coloro che hanno ricevuto un appun...

Veteran actor Billy Drago, perhaps best known for his role in the gangster movie The Untouchables, has sadly passed away at the age of 73. The circumstances surrounding his passing haven't yet been made clear, though his rep confirmed the actor died on Monday in Los Angeles. Drago is survived by his sister Patty, brother Steve, sons Darren and Derr...

Although he was among the most renowned Italian painters of the late fifteenth century, Ercole de’ Roberti almost slipped through the cracks of history. Within a hundred years of his death, historians had muddled even the basic details of his life, and over the next three centuries all but two of his surviving works were attributed to different art...

The award-winning short form comedy series, "Little Italy, Los Angeles," produced by Adriano Valentini Productions & Adaptive Studios, is in consideration for a 2019 Emmy in the category: "Short Form Comedy or Drama Series"  LA's Little Italy is a neighborhood undergoing change. From corporate stores to hipster salons, foreign food trucks to gay ba...

What's the best way to kick off summer like an Italian? Just chill and drink Negroni. Luckily for you, Negroni Week at Eataly Los Angeles is coming soon! From June 24 to 30, Eataly Los Angeles will be a mecca for lovers of the classic Italian cocktail as we participate in the national campaign, which raises money for charitable organizations in the...

As director of minor league operations for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike LaCassa says that yes, of course, developing players for Major League Baseball is the goal. “Each time a player moves up a level and especially when they make their Major League debut, it really makes us feel proud of all the work they put in, because none of it comes easily,”...

Dopo l'Oscar alla carriera che le sarà consegnato a Hollywood il 27 ottobre per Lina Wertmuller arriva una stella sulla 'Walk of Fame'. Insieme alla regista di 'Pasqualino Settebellezze' e 'Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto' saranno onorate sull'Hollywood Boulevard anche Julia Roberts, Spike Lee, Chris Hemsworth, Alicia Key...

On June 3rd 2019 the Italian community of LA celebrated the historic day, back in 1946, when a pivotal referendum decided the fate of Italy about being a Monarchy or a Republic. The actual day of celebration was on Sunday June 2nd but, due to a strategic choice based on local habits, it’s been postponed to the day after. The celebration took place...

There is a universal post-Pride feeling on the streets of West Hollywood, a buzz you hear at LGBT events all over Los Angeles and online that this year’s LA Pride was perhaps the best ever. Euphoric is a good word to describe the praise. And that’s not even over the top. What is everyone so gaga about?  It seems to boil down to outstanding executio...