Other Classes
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Other Classes

Lingua Viva
c/o Italian Cultural Institute
1023 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: 310-443-3250 x.110
Fax: 310-443-3254
E-mail: classes.iicla@esteri.it
Web: http://www.iiclosangeles.esteri.it/IIC_Losangeles

Lingua Viva offers a variety of Italian courses beyond language and literature, such as cinema, regional cooking, Opera, Lectura Dantis, popular song, art history.

Business/Corporate Italian ñ Italian for Travelers

See: EDUCATION, Fondazione Italia
See: INSTITUTIONS, Istituto Italiano di Cultura


See: FOOD & RESTAURANT, Food Associations, Slowfood, AIWF

Culinary Schools

There are several culinary academies in the greater Los Angeles area, and colleges that offer such specialization as well, together with many less formal arrangements for learning to cook Italian food. Some restaurants for instance, offer cooking classes, as do cooking supply stores such as William Sonoma, Surfas, Sur La Table.

The International Culinary School
The Art Institute of California ñ Los Angeles
2900 31st Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405-3035
Web: http://ai.cookingschools.com/artinstitutes/loc_california_la.php

California School of Culinary Arts
521 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Web: http://drf.cookingschools.com/California-School-Of-Culinary-Arts/

California School of Culinary Arts
6370 West Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Web: http://drf.cookingschools.com/California-School-Of-Culinary-Arts/

Cordon Bleu culinary arts.

Epicurean School of Culinary Arts
8500 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Tel:(310) 659-5990
Web: http://epicureanschool.com/

Italian Cooking Classes

Letís Get Cookiní
4643 Lakeview Canyon Rd.
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Tel: (818) 991-3940
E-mail: lgcookin@aol.com
Web: http://www.letsgetcookin.com/index.html

Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom

2366 Pelham Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Tel: 310 470-2640

See: Children Classes, Piccolo Chef

Traditional music & dance

See: PERFORMING ARTS, Music, Traditional Music Apulian frame drum, zampogna (bagpipes), Sardinian benas, and other Italian folk instruments, Enzo Fina & Robert Catalano, of Music‡ntica
Enzo Fina: oznemrac@aol.com
Roberto Catalano: favax@viafamily.com

Occasional frame drum and dance workshops focusing on Southern Italian traditions, by New York-based Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari di Piazza:


Most university music departments offer courses in Opera and Music History. See also: Lingua Viva, above.