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4 March 2013
The Consul General pays homage to “Le Dive di Los Angeles” (February 26, 2013)

On February 26 Consul General Perrone was the guest of honor at a meeting of “Le D.I.V.E. di Los Angeles” (Donne Italiane che Vivono all’Estero) at Marisa Antonini’s residence in the LA neighborhood of Los Feliz. Le Dive is an association of professional Italian women based in Southern California, founded in 2009, whose objective is […]

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22 February 2013
An Italian Story for Black History Month (February 19, 2013)

In the context of the celebrations for February, Black History Month, the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum  of Culver City presented on February 19 the documentary “Inside Buffalo”, by Fred Kuwornu and Patrick Jeffrey, featuring the history and brave actions of the soldiers of the 92nd Infantry Division, the African American segregated combat unit […]

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22 February 2013
An Italian story for Black History Month (February 19, 2013)

In the context of the celebrations for February, Black History Month, the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum  of Culver City presented on February 19 the documentary “Inside Buffalo”, by Fred Kuwornu and Patrick Jeffrey, featuring the history and brave actions of the soldiers of the 92nd Infantry Division, the African American segregated combat unit […]

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22 February 2013
Spotlight on Zucchero at the Grammy Museum (February 21, 2013)

Italy’s veteran rock star made his way to the Grammy Museum on the occasion of the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest, organized by Pascal Vicedomini’s Istituto Capri nel Mondo, on a special night aimed at celebrating his music and his lifetime achievements. Among the participants at the Grammy Museum, Consul General Perrone […]

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21 February 2013
Quentin Tarantino and and Christoph Waltz awarded at LA – Italia (February 19, 2013)

Oscar winners Italian American director Quentin Tarantino and Christoph Waltz, leading actor in Django Unchained, have been recognized for their extraordinary  achievements on February 19th during the  8th edition of the Los Angeles – Italia Film, Fashion and Arts Fest organized by Istituto Capri nel Mondo (lead by Pascal Vicedomini) , whose mission  is to promote Italian […]

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20 February 2013
“Hats on Film” flies to L.A. (February 19, 2013)

With great acclaim and amid an enthusiastic crowd, the exhibit Hats on Film opened at the Italian Cultural Institute where it will stay on show until March 8 as part of the Los Angeles program for the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. ICI Director Alberto Di Mauro welcomed guests and introduced the […]

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18 February 2013
L.A. – Italia opens amid unprecedented success (February 17, 2013)

As part of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States , the Consulate General of Italy presented on February the 17th  the 8th edition of the Los Angeles, Italia – Film, Fashion and Art Fest, produced by Istituto Capri nel Mondo.Introduced by ICM’s chairman Pascal Vicedomini, Consul General Perrone made opening remarks right […]

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18 February 2013
The Chairman of the Italian Trade Commission wraps up his mission in California (February 17, 2013)

Riccardo Monti, President of the Italian Trade Commission, visited Los Angeles on February 15-17 as part of a larger mission in the West Coast. During his stay Monti met with local business and finance leaders in successive meetings at the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, the Consulate General of Italy and at the Trade Commission’s […]

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8 February 2013
A musical and ballet celebration of Caravaggio at LACMA (February 7, 2013)

In cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted on February 7h  a musical and ballet performance in conjunction with the exhibition “Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy.”The first half of the evening celebrating with music and ballet the work of Caravaggio began in the exhibition space with […]

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8 February 2013
Italy’s attractions on show at the Getty courtesy of the Italian Tourism Board (February 7, 2013)

“Destination Italy” was the central theme of a special event promoted by ENIT, the Italian Tourism Board, at the Lecture Hall of the J. P. Getty Museum, in conjunction with the closing of the very successful exhibit “Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance. Painting and Illumination 1300-1350”. After the greetings by the Consul General, […]

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