A reboot of the gangster classic Scarface is set to be directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino.  Deadline reports that Guadagnino - who was nominated for a Best Director Oscar for Call Me By Your Name - has been picked by Universal Pictures to helm the project.  However, there is no official word yet on while be playing the role of Tony Monta...

Due to the current COVID 19 public health crisis and the recent restrictions enforced by local Authorities, the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles will only be open to the public - until further notice - exclusively for emergencies and by appointment only, every week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 3:30 pm. To avoid any form of gath...

It's no surprise that our world has drastically changed since the unveiling of the Little Italy of Los Angeles sign just a few short months ago. Our quaint town has gone slightly quieter and we miss creating memories with all of you. Today we find joy in the little moments and find gratitude in our health, community and safety. However, while our e...

Alessandro Del Piero is one of the most popular Italian soccer players of all-time and one of the most recognizable names in Italian sports and in the soccer world as a whole. For the past couple of years, Del Piero and his wife, Sonia Amoruso, have been running an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles called No. 10, in honour of his jersey number. On...

Joe Buscaino, an Italian American councilmember from the city of Los Angeles, was recently elected to serve in the prestigious position as President of the National League of Cities. The National League of Cities is an advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. that represents the 19,495 cities, towns and villages in the U.S. Among its various...

C’è un giovane italiano che a Los Angeles consegna 100 pasti gourmet ogni giorno agli operatori sanitari in prima linea del Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, un ospedale situato a West Hollywood. Lo fa a sue spese e con le donazioni di chi vuole dare una mano. Storie belle arrivano da Oltreoceano. Lui si chiama Emanuele Ponzo, ha 37 anni, è il fondatore...

In these dangerous and tiring days, when the two countries we all love are the most affected in the world by this horrendous virus, many of us look with concern at what will happen when the health emergency will be over, or at least mitigated. It will be a very difficult time, our economies are and will be hard hit. Many people have compared the pe...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one, qualified undergraduate student, in the fields of History, Education, Social Science, or Museum Studies and other relevant areas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. The majority of the internship will take place at the IAMLA’s offices in downtown Los Angeles....

Since childhood, 91-year-old Corrine Casserly and her 95-year-old sister Ruth Sorney have been the closest of friends. As young women coming into their own in Hollywood in the late 1940s, they’d put on their little black dresses most Saturday nights and pretend to be rich by treating themselves to chicken a la king at Tom Breneman’s restaurant by S...

This exhibition explores the cultural-religious tradition of St. Joseph’s Tables, which are among the richest expressions of Italian American cultural identity and embody a living tradition that has transcended ethnic lines. St. Joseph is among the most venerated saints in Christianity; he is the patron saint of immigrants, workers, unborn children...