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31 January 2013
The president of Accademia della Cucina visits L.A. (January 17-18, 2013)

The president of the Accademia della Cucina, Prof. Giovanni Ballarini and the Director General Paolo Petroni visited Los Angeles on January 17 and 18. During their stay they met with local restaurant owners and representatives from the food industry. The goal of the visit was to contribute to elevate the already high standards of Italian […]

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30 January 2013
Accademia della Cucina’s president visits L.A. (January 18, 2013)

The president of the Accademia della Cucina, Prof. Giovanni Ballarini and the Director General Paolo Petroni visited Los Angeles on January 17 and 18. During their stay they met with local restaurant owners and representatives from the food industry. The goal of the visit was to contribute to elevate the already high standards of italian […]

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28 January 2013
Los Angeles remembers the atrocities of the Holocaust with the public reading of 8,000 names and an award to Dario Gabbai (January 25, 2013)

The names of 8,000 Jews deported from Italy in World War II were read simultaneously throughout Los Angeles in four symbolic locations. The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and three schools (Milken Community High School, the Catholic School of Bishop Conaty – Lady of Loretto High School and St. Bede – The Venerable School) participated […]

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23 January 2013
Emotions on stage at the North American Premiere of Pinocchio (January 18, 2013)

The North American premiere of the play “Pinocchio” by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory was staged on January 18 at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles as part of the celebrations for “2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States” . A large and enthusiastic crowd gathered for the occasion at the Institute to  watch […]

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15 January 2013
Pinocchio by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory will Debut in the United States for the Year of Italian Culture

 WASHINGTON January 16, 2013 – A tribute to the Year of Italian Culture in the United States: the famous Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, staged by Italian author, actor, and theater director Massimiliano Finazzer Flory. The performance, entitled “Pinocchio – A Puppet Story” will debut on January 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Italian Cultural Institute […]

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14 January 2013
L.A.- Italia Film Fest to open on February 17 within “2013 Year of Italian Culture in the US” (January 6, 2013)

Celebrated Italian filmmaker Michele Placido will be honored at the 8th Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest to be held at the Hollywood Chinese Theatre during the week preceding the Oscars (February 17-23) within the framework of “2013- Year of Italian Culture in the United States”.“L.A.- Italia”, which is chaired this year by […]

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11 January 2013
Myth, Allegory, Emblem. The many lives of the Chimaera of Arezzo presented to the Getty Museum (January 11, 2013)

The Consul General, the director the Italian Cultural Institute and Mr. Federico Frediani  presented the Getty Museum with the new publication “Myth, Allegory, Emblem. The many lives of the Chimaera of Arezzo” curated by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attivita’ Culturali. The publication features the proceedings of the International colloquium held at the […]

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11 January 2013
The J. Paul Getty Museum announces the return of a head of hades from about 400–300 B.C. (January 10, 2013)

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today plans to voluntarily return a terracotta head to Sicily representing the god Hades and dating to about 400–300 B.C. TheMuseum acquired the sculpture in 1985. The head will be transferred to the Museo Archeologico in Aidone after it goes on display in the Getty-organized traveling exhibition Sicily: Art […]

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