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Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the work of an anti-corruption commission Monday — saying the fact that the now-defunct panel ultimately disregarded the advice of his office is proof of its independence.

 

It's an argument that GOP gubernatorial candidate and Westchester County Executive Rob ...

Ready to own a piece of Fendi real estate?
The Italian label is set to claim its share of Miami with a luxury condo building on the city's famous waterfront.


According to WWD, the 12-story Fendi Château Residences, a collaboration with Château Group, is set to open in June of 2016 and will feature ...

The After Hours Film Society continues at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Avenue in downtown Downers Grove, on Monday, August 11 at 7:30 PM with a special presentation of "Bicycle Thief."

 

The film will be shown in memory of Joe Barillari, who was instrumental in the formation of the ...

The 5th Annual Italian Lights Festival is the weekend of September 5th through 7th this year. Join in celebrating the Italian culture and cuisine over three days. This is a family-friendly event that includes activities like a meatball eating contest, grape stomping competition and wine tastings.

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Il paese del digital divide, il paese che non fa e-commerce, il paese della televisione, il paese che non innova, il paese arretrato. Ma non è sempre stato così.


Dal telefono di Meucci al Kinetografo (antenato del cinema), dal telegrafo senza fili di Marconi alla prima modellizzazione delle reti ...

You could say that Master Baker Dean Chiotti knows baking. While this is a true statement, it is also a vast understatement. Baking is what his family has done for generations - nine generations to be exact.
"I love it," says 70-year-old Chiotti. "It's what we do," he adds with a shrug of modesty.

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Believe it or not, the Festa Italiana is right around the corner.
To keep the event "fresco," the Festa Italiana Committee will incorporate some new offerings this time around, while keeping the traditions and old favorites that keep people coming back from near and far year after year.


This year's ...

For the second year in a row, Professionisti Italiani a Boston has partnered with Italian sailing powerhouse Mascalzone Latino to give teenagers from underprivileged neighborhoods in Naples the chance to sail on the Charles River.


Guided by instructor Antonio Dell'Omo Beneduce, Salvatore Pistone ...

You are cordially invited to attend a special presentation by Fiorella DiCarlo RD, CDN titled, "A Taste of Sicily: Healthy Eating Italian Style" at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, August 7th. Fiorella is a Registered Dietitian in private practice in New York City and born in Naples, Italy.

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Taylor Street Italian Festival on August 14-17, 2014. Celebrate at the Taylor Street Italian Festival with music, amazing Italian food, outdoor cafes, children's activities and cultural exhibits. $5

Thursday and Friday 5pm to 11pm - Saturday – noon to 11pm - Sunday 2pm to 10pm

 

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Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café (Oct, Dec) and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months (Sept, Nov.)

 

Michael Cirelli is the Executive Director of ...

Secondo i dati disponibili a fine 2013, le importazioni di gioielleria negli Stati Uniti hanno registrato un totale di 6.83 miliardi di dollari; nello stesso periodo la quota italiana di mercato ha raggiunto il 7.96%, pari a 543 milioni.

 

L'Italia resta al quarto posto tra i paesi ...

Princeton-Pettoranello Sister City Foundation in partnership with Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen's Club is pleased to invite you to "Ferragosto Celebration"!

 

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:00-5:00 PM

Where: Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen's Club, 8 ...

There's a bright future for the Red Sox, and it's colored in green, white and red. On July 2, young baseball star Nicolò Clemente signed a multi-year contract for the Red Sox, becoming the first Italian to ever join Boston's roster.


At 16, the native of Pianoro (Bologna) became the youngest ...

The 115th Annual Italian Fest was in full swing Saturday afternoon at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. The fest was put on by the St. Rocco-St. Anthony's Society, an organization originally formed to aid and support Italian Americans.

 

The event offered fun for the entire family ...

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Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism

Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism

Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the work of an anti-corruption commission Monday — saying the fact that the now-defunct panel ultimately disregarded the advice of his office is proof of its independence.   It's an argument that GOP gubernatorial candidate and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino later called "gobbledygook," while likening the Democratic governor's alleged interference to those of a mafia boss making...

Fendi Is Building Luxury Condos In Miami

Fendi Is Building Luxury Condos In Miami

Ready to own a piece of Fendi real estate?The Italian label is set to claim its share of Miami with a luxury condo building on the city's famous waterfront. According to WWD, the 12-story Fendi Château Residences, a collaboration with Château Group, is set to open in June of 2016 and will feature 58 units. Located near The Bal Harbour Shops,...

Screening of "Bicycle Thief"

Screening of "Bicycle Thief"

The After Hours Film Society continues at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Avenue in downtown Downers Grove, on Monday, August 11 at 7:30 PM with a special presentation of "Bicycle Thief."   The film will be shown in memory of Joe Barillari, who was instrumental in the formation of the After Hours Film Society. Tickets for "Bicycle Thief" are $5 per person...

Italian Lights Festival

Italian Lights Festival

The 5th Annual Italian Lights Festival is the weekend of September 5th through 7th this year. Join in celebrating the Italian culture and cuisine over three days. This is a family-friendly event that includes activities like a meatball eating contest, grape stomping competition and wine tastings.   There will also be live music, free parking and lots of fun. Tickets are $2...

20 storie per raccontare 50 anni di innovazione in Italia con una mostra. Ci aiu…

20 storie per raccontare 50 anni di innovazione in Italia con una mostra. Ci aiutate a completare la lista?

Il paese del digital divide, il paese che non fa e-commerce, il paese della televisione, il paese che non innova, il paese arretrato. Ma non è sempre stato così. Dal telefono di Meucci al Kinetografo (antenato del cinema), dal telegrafo senza fili di Marconi alla prima modellizzazione delle reti neurali, dalla Programma 101 di Olivetti (primo personal computer della storia) ad...

The Alessio Baking Company – Nine Generations Strong

The Alessio Baking Company – Nine Generations Strong

You could say that Master Baker Dean Chiotti knows baking. While this is a true statement, it is also a vast understatement. Baking is what his family has done for generations - nine generations to be exact."I love it," says 70-year-old Chiotti. "It's what we do," he adds with a shrug of modesty.   Dean's family dates back to 1687 in the...

Festa Italiana to have ‘fresco’ offerings

Festa Italiana to have ‘fresco’ offerings

Believe it or not, the Festa Italiana is right around the corner.To keep the event "fresco," the Festa Italiana Committee will incorporate some new offerings this time around, while keeping the traditions and old favorites that keep people coming back from near and far year after year. This year's "I-Fest," as it is affectionately known, will have a magic show, a...

Neapolitan Youth Takes Part in Second Annual PIB Sailing Contest

Neapolitan Youth Takes Part in Second Annual PIB Sailing Contest

For the second year in a row, Professionisti Italiani a Boston has partnered with Italian sailing powerhouse Mascalzone Latino to give teenagers from underprivileged neighborhoods in Naples the chance to sail on the Charles River. Guided by instructor Antonio Dell'Omo Beneduce, Salvatore Pistone and Laura Canzanella — both 13 — took part in several sailing events held by local schools Courageous...

"A Taste of Sicily: Healthy Eating Italian Style" by Fiorella DiCarlo

"A Taste of Sicily: Healthy Eating Italian Style" by Fiorella DiCarlo

You are cordially invited to attend a special presentation by Fiorella DiCarlo RD, CDN titled, "A Taste of Sicily: Healthy Eating Italian Style" at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, August 7th. Fiorella is a Registered Dietitian in private practice in New York City and born in Naples, Italy.   She is also founder of a food blog called Fiorella Eats. FiorellaEats...

Taylor Street Italian Festival – August 14-17, 2014 – Chicago

Taylor Street Italian Festival – August 14-17, 2014 – Chicago

Taylor Street Italian Festival on August 14-17, 2014. Celebrate at the Taylor Street Italian Festival with music, amazing Italian food, outdoor cafes, children's activities and cultural exhibits. $5 Thursday and Friday 5pm to 11pm - Saturday – noon to 11pm - Sunday 2pm to 10pm   Chicago's popular Little Italy neighborhood will celebrate its history and heritage from August 14-17 as the annual Taylor Street...

IAWA’s Open Reading Series – August 9, 2014 – Featuring Michael Cirelli & Ca…

IAWA’s Open Reading Series – August 9, 2014 – Featuring Michael Cirelli & Camilla Trinchieri

Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café (Oct, Dec) and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months (Sept, Nov.)   Michael Cirelli is the Executive Director of Urban Word NYC, one of the nation's largest youth literary arts organizations....

Piano Export sud: l'Italia alla Fiera "JA" di new York

Piano Export sud: l'Italia alla Fiera "JA" di new York

Secondo i dati disponibili a fine 2013, le importazioni di gioielleria negli Stati Uniti hanno registrato un totale di 6.83 miliardi di dollari; nello stesso periodo la quota italiana di mercato ha raggiunto il 7.96%, pari a 543 milioni.   L'Italia resta al quarto posto tra i paesi esportatori, con l'India principale paese concorrente, con una quota del 20.52%, seguita dalla Cina...

Ferragosto Celebration

Ferragosto Celebration

Princeton-Pettoranello Sister City Foundation in partnership with Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen's Club is pleased to invite you to "Ferragosto Celebration"!   When: Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:00-5:00 PM Where: Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen's Club, 8 Founders Lane, Princeton, NJ   Download the Reservation Form for more details. Call Ellie Pinelli at 609-921-7911 with any questions.​   Source: http://www.ppscf.org  

Red Sox Land Italian Rising Star Nicolò Clemente

Red Sox Land Italian Rising Star Nicolò Clemente

There's a bright future for the Red Sox, and it's colored in green, white and red. On July 2, young baseball star Nicolò Clemente signed a multi-year contract for the Red Sox, becoming the first Italian to ever join Boston's roster. At 16, the native of Pianoro (Bologna) became the youngest Italian to sign for a Major League team, following last...

Italian Festival: When everyone hails from the old country

Italian Festival: When everyone hails from the old country

The 115th Annual Italian Fest was in full swing Saturday afternoon at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. The fest was put on by the St. Rocco-St. Anthony's Society, an organization originally formed to aid and support Italian Americans.   The event offered fun for the entire family with bingo and an inflatable courses for the kids to play on, complete...

La Russa, Cox, Torre: An improbable Hall of Fame trio

La Russa, Cox, Torre: An improbable Hall of Fame trio

During its 75-year history, the Baseball Hall of Fame has never enshrined three living managers at once. Until now. Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre rank third, fourth and fifth on the all-time wins list and will be recognized for their work July 27.   "I was on the (Expansion Era) Committee down in Florida when we voted on those guys,"...

A Renaissance Mystery Woman Enchants and Puzzles San Francisco

A Renaissance Mystery Woman Enchants and Puzzles San Francisco

By Mauro Battocchi   Behold this Renaissance lady. How would you describe her expression? For a woman of her era - the early Sixteenth century, she looks rather daring to me: she gazes straight into your eyes, as a modern young woman would do today. Her countenance appears to me coquettish, even mischievous.   Her stunning elegance - the imposing balzo hat with concentric...

Italian Festival Volunteer Coordinator

Italian Festival Volunteer Coordinator

Desert Arc is excitedly planning its 4th Annual Italian Festival, where attendees will enjoy a variety of Italian foods and wines, wonderful music and entertainment, merchant vendors, raffles, contests, and a family fun zone.   Volunteer Coordinator/Event Assistant; The Volunteer Coordinator will manage volunteers for the Italian Festival. They will be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers; maintaining volunteer records, and coordinating...

Alberto Sordi night - Screening of interviews with Sordi and film 'The White She…

Alberto Sordi night - Screening of interviews with Sordi and film 'The White Sheik'

Graziano Paiella, the Italian RAI 3 TV director whose photos are displayed in our exhibition Threshold, celebrates Alberto Sordi, one of Italy's best-loved comedic actors, with a screening of three of his interviews with the actor as well as directors Francesco Rosi and Ettore Scola and actress Giovanna Ralli. After a short Q&A, there will be a screening of Fellini's first...

Le Camere di commercio si autoriformano, ufficiale il piano di accorpamenti

Le Camere di commercio si autoriformano, ufficiale il piano di accorpamenti

E' partita ufficialmente ieri la riforma delle Camere di commercio italiane che porterà al dimezzamento del loro numero, dalle attuali 105 a non più di 50-60. Il comitato esecutivo di Unioncamere ha varato infatti l'operazione riordino prendendo atto delle prime indicazioni maturate a livello regionale. Gli accorpamenti tendono a creare realtà locali con un bacino pari ad almeno 80.000 imprese che...

Saratoga Race Course to Host Italian-American Day on July 30

Saratoga Race Course to Host Italian-American Day on July 30

The New York Racing Association, Inc. will host Italian- American Day at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday, July 30. The event is the second installment in the inaugural International Heritage Series, a weekly celebration of global culture and heritage during the 2014 summer meet.   The day-long festivities will feature Italian music, dance, entertainment, crafts and food from 11 a.m. to 5...

Reserve your Seat at our 2014 Scholarship Luncheon

Reserve your Seat at our 2014 Scholarship Luncheon

August 9, 2014 - 12:00PM at Damian's Italian Restaurant, 3011 Smith StreetCost: $100.00 per person   Special Guest of Honor: Alyson Footer, National Correspondent for Major League Baseball.com Master of Ceremonies: Milo Hamilton Also attending: Houston Astros Players and other Sports Celebrities Join Hall of Fame Radio Broadcaster Milo Hamilton, and other sports celebrities for a special tribute to Alyson Footer. Seating is limited. Please remit payment by July 25, 2014. Submit...

Italian American Festival Kicks Off Aug. 6 in Ocean Twp.

Italian American Festival Kicks Off Aug. 6 in Ocean Twp.

The annual fun of the Italian Festival of Ocean Township returns to Joe Palaia Park with amusement rides, music and Italian-American delights from August 6 to 10.   The festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 6 with a dee jay playing through 7 p.m., when the festival's opening ceremony begins at the bandstand; Mario Delano Jr. will sing the National...

The Food Pushers Cookbook Opens Vault of Italian Family Recipes and Stories

The Food Pushers Cookbook Opens Vault of Italian Family Recipes and Stories

With one glance you know that this is not your average Italian cookbook. The cover photo isn't the usual beautiful food shot or pastoral Tuscan landscape. The cover of The Food Pusher's Cookbook graphically shows the scant remains of what used to be a platter of pasta, apparently just decimated by a hungry horde.   The food pusher strikes again. "They are, by...

Italian-American leaders criticize Republican Rob Astorino's 'mafia' remark

Italian-American leaders criticize Republican Rob Astorino's 'mafia' remark

Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino angered Italian-American leaders Monday by comparing Gov. Cuomo's handling of the anti-corruption Moreland Commission to the actions of a mafia boss.   Astorino used the mafia comparison to mock Cuomo's argument that his administration only gave "advice" the Moreland Commission and did not interfere with its investigations or take away any of its independence.   Read more   Source: http://www.nydailynews.com    

Work with us!

Work with us!

We're hiring! The U.S. Consulate General Milan is seeking eligible and qualified candidates for two local positions available immediately: REGISTERED NURSE: part-time position, closing date of vacancy announcement: August 8, 2014. SECURITY COORDINATOR: full-time position, closing date of vacancy announcement: August 8, 2014.   For more detailed information on these two vacancies and to apply please visit our E-recruitment website: https://webservices.usembassy.it/eRecruitment/  

Selinunte Jazz Festival

Selinunte Jazz Festival

Con l'estate che tarda partire ma con la voglia in petto di rincorrere quello scorcio di vacanza che è più forte di qualsiasi maestrale che spira all'orizzonte, ritorna a grande richiesta, dopo due anni di silenzio, il SELINUNTE JAZZ FESTIVAL.   Uno splendido connubio di arti, visive ed uditive, in cui protagonisti sono la musica e il fascino di un luogo suggestivo, ricco di saperi...

Italian festival to open Friday

Italian festival to open Friday

The annual Italian Festival will take place on the grounds of the Amerigo Vespucci Lodge, 10 Christopher Columbus Ave., from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday. The festival will continue from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, and from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday.   The Italian Festival, which has been held for more than 20 years, will feature authentic Italian food, music, rides for...

La Festa Italiana 2014 Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City, the Oldest Italian Par…

La Festa Italiana 2014 Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City, the Oldest Italian Parish in New Jersey, Prepares for 111th Annual Street Festival

Delicious Italian food, lively dance music and traditional delicacies like fresh hot zeppoles, rice balls and lemony Limoncello are just some of the fun treats ahead as Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City prepares for its 111th annual La Festa Italiana, an Old World Italian feast honoring the veneration of Maria SS. Dell'Assunta & San Rocco.   La Festa Italiana 2014 begins...

ASECS 2015 Los Angels-Italian Studies panels

ASECS 2015 Los Angels-Italian Studies panels

Dear colleagues, I wish to bring to your attention the call for papers on Italian topics for the ASECS 2015 in Los Angeles (March 19-22). Here below you will find the panels' titles and organizers' contacts. The panels' descriptions are in the attachment. The deadline for proposals is September 15. Best, Irene Zanini-Cordi  

St. Vitus Church plans festival

St. Vitus Church plans festival

St. Vitus Church will have a festival beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 through Aug. 9 on the church grounds , 910 S. Mercer St.   Foods will include cavatelli; pasta fagioli; nightly Italian food specials; pepperoni puffs; chicken or lamb on the rod; meatball, sausage, eggplant and steak sandwiches; pizza; pizza greens; fried dough and more.   Read more   Source: http://www.vindy.com    

Claudio Bozzo (Msc): “La flessibilità Usa? Buona per i giovani, un incubo per i …

Claudio Bozzo (Msc): “La flessibilità Usa? Buona per i giovani, un incubo per i cinquantenni”.

"Il mio sogno è diventare sindaco di Genova. Ho un quaderno sul quale da anni appunto idee, progetti e soluzioni che penso potrebbero far bene alla mia città facendola crescere come merita. Non lo farei per soldi, non vorrei essere pagato.   In realtà vorrei dire ai miei concittadini: fatemi lavorare un anno, mettetemi alla prova e se vi è piaciuto quello...

Growing Up in the Coney Island Slums, Here Italian Americans Called Italians “Gu…

Growing Up in the Coney Island Slums, Here Italian Americans Called Italians “Guineas”

In 1969, my father Angelo and mother Onorina bought a house in Coney Island. My parents had come over to the United States just ten years before, but then we'd returned to spend four of those years in Italy.   I still had the traces of an accent from my first language, the dialect spoken in Vallemaio, a village of 600 people...

Decreto in Gazzetta: gli Italiani all'estero tra le deleghe al Sottosegretario …

Decreto in Gazzetta: gli Italiani all'estero tra le deleghe  al Sottosegretario Giro

È datato 16 giugno il decreto firmato dal Ministro degli Esteri Federica Mogherini con le deleghe ai due sottosegretari di Stato alla Farnesina, Mario Giro e Benedetto Della Vedova.   Nel decreto – registrato alla Corte dei conti il 16 luglio e pubblicato in Gazzetta Ufficiale sabato scorso, 26 luglio,– vengono così ufficializzati gli ambiti di competenza in cui Giro e Della...

Italian tourists are back visiting America

Italian tourists are back visiting America

Italian tourists are rediscovering America and vice versa. After decades in the top ten of incoming tourists, followed by several months of decline, Italian tourists are back in the USA.   In 2013, arrivals in the United States grew by 1%, for a total of about 839 million visitors. Italian tourists in America are now in the 12th position of ranking by...

Immerse Yourself In Bach and the Italians in Carmel

Immerse Yourself In Bach and the Italians in Carmel

The annual Carmel Bach Festival is in full swing this summer featuring world-class performances of classical compositions that span the spectrum from soloist to quartet to chorus.   The Festival's mission is to celebrate the works, inspiration and ongoing influence of Johann Sebastian Bach worldwide by immersing audiences in a festival experience integrating music, education and ideas. This year's festival theme is...

Fashion icon Yolanda Cellucci

Fashion icon Yolanda Cellucci

It's been 46 years since dress diva Yolanda Cellucci transformed her dreams into a glittery and glamorous reality. From "rags to riches," she emerged as a successful businesswoman and recognized queen of fashion. She is simply a living legend. I had the pleasure to meet with Yolanda at her chic apartment near Boston. I felt electrified by her charismatic and cordial...

Songwriter/Producer Michéal Castaldo Calls for Artwork

Songwriter/Producer Michéal Castaldo Calls for Artwork

Celebrated musical artist Michéal Castaldo has organized a special showcase of art to exalt the glories of Italy and her people.   The selected artwork will be presented in the Grand Lobby of the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) in South Orange, New Jersey. The art show will accompany a double performance (2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., with expected attendance of 800) by the renowned...

Wveda helps fund Italian Companany's first U.S. operation

Wveda helps fund Italian Companany's first U.S. operation

West Virginia Economic Development Authority (WVEDA) board members agreed Thursday to help bring Pietro Fiorentini's first United States manufacturing operation to West Virginia, approving a $1 million loan for the company. The Italian-based firm will open its first United States operation in the former Blaw Knox building near Wheeling. "It's very good for West Virginia, obviously," said WVEDA Executive Director David Warner.   Read...

Falls getting ready to celebrate its three-day Italian Festival

Falls getting ready to celebrate its three-day Italian Festival

Three days devoted to Italian heritage are coming to the city next weekend. The annual Italian Festival runs Friday through next Sunday. Centered around the intersection of Pine Avenue and 15th Street, the event is billed as "Three Days of Tradition, Food & Music."   The event includes more than 20 vendors selling food and other items. This is the second year the event...

Giorgio Armani to Open Museum in Milan

Giorgio Armani to Open Museum in Milan

Giorgio Armani is set to create a new exhibition center on the doorstep of his brand's headquarters on Milan's Via Bergognone. The new exhibition space will be dedicated to fashion, design and art to enhance and upgrade its heritage collections of clothing, drawings , images and experiences gathered during his long career.   The museum will be built in a former industrial...

AP Italian: buone notizie dal convegno di Filadelfia

AP Italian: buone notizie dal convegno di Filadelfia

Dal 10 al 13 luglio all'Hotel Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, si è tenuta l'annuale conferenza sugli AP. Al convegno, rivolto a tutti i docenti di AP (Advancement Placement Program), erano previsti tre seminari sul programma di AP Italian; simposi dedicati ad incoraggiare i docenti d'italiano a lavorare per lo sviluppo dei corsi AP Italian.   La dottoressa Patricia Di Silvio, docente d'italiano alla...

Embroidered Stories Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Di…

Embroidered Stories Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, needlework represents a marker of identity, a cultural touchstone as powerful as pasta and Neapolitan music. Out of the artifacts of their memory and imagination, Italian immigrants and their descendants used embroidering, sewing, knitting, and crocheting to help define who they were and who they have become.   This book is an interdisciplinary collection of creative...

Mixer Silicon Valley TVLP 2014 & BAIA

Mixer Silicon Valley TVLP 2014 & BAIA

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 6:30pm to 8:00pmDonato Enoteca, 1041 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CAAs partner of Silicon Valley TVLP, we are happy to invite our members and supporters to meet the 2014 edition participants.   Silicon Valley TVLP is a two-week immersion program on technology venture creation that provides state-of-the-art training along with valuable networking opportunities with investors and entrepreneurs. Site visits to...

Viscuso, lo scultore che visse due volte

Viscuso, lo scultore che visse due volte

Certo, nascere la notte di Natale da un papà falegname e una mamma di nome Maria, "morire" a 33 anni e poi resuscitare, non prendere mai moglie e vivere "spiritualmente" in un vero e proprio paradiso, può aiutare.   Emanuele lo sa e ci scherza sopra: "Sono molto religioso, come la mia famiglia del resto. Però credo molto alle coincidenze. Sentivo che...

Italian Heritage Night with the Columbus Clippers

Italian Heritage Night with the Columbus Clippers

After the huge success of the last two years, we have been approached again by the Columbus Clippers and asked if we would be interested in hosting the third annual Italian Heritage Night at Huntington Park this summer. With our desire to raise the profile of Italians in the Columbus community, foster camaraderie between Italians in the area, and to...

Imperiapost a Genova per la festa dell'Indipendenza americana. Il saluto della …

Imperiapost a Genova per la festa dell'Indipendenza americana.  Il saluto della COnsole e le immagini della cerimonia

Si è tenuta nei giorni scorsi presso il Palazzo Bianco di Genova la cerimonia per il 238° anniversario dell'Indipendente Day, la versione italiana del luglio americano, giorno dell'indipendenza degli Stati Uniti d'America. All'evento, fortemente voluto dalla Console d'America a Genova Anna Maria Saiano, era presente anche un inviato di ImperiaPost che ha documentato con foto e video tutta la cerimonia.   Presenti...

When calcio first came to the North End

When calcio first came to the North End

Soccer via the World Cup is making the headlines this past month. Recently, in column for in the Clarion-Ledger, Ann Coulter helped it along when she linked the growing popularity of soccer to "moral decay" in the United States. I thought it was a funny column, a tongue-in-cheek stab at the definite media hype around this increasingly (albeit quadrennially) popular...

Staten Island man's return to hometown in Sicily an emotional reunion after 55 y…

Staten Island man's return to hometown in Sicily an emotional reunion after 55 years

Not much changes in the Sicilian town of Noto -- just ask Great Kills resident Mario Belluomo.After emigrating from the Italian city as a child, the 61-year-old professional photographer and court officer decided it was finally time for a return to his roots. He visited Noto, located in the southeastern corner of Sicily, and several other parts of Italy, with his...

Congratulations to This Year's Olive Oil of the Year Calivirgin

Congratulations to This Year's Olive Oil of the Year Calivirgin

The Coldani Olive Ranch swept the competition in this year's Central Coast Olive Oil Competition with 4 of the 8 gold medal winning oils awarded Best of Class and the Best in Show.   Calivirgin is leading the olive oil industry in innovation, producing premium quality olive oil as one of the highest awarded olive oil producers in the nation. Unique to...

How to do Umbria, Italy, on a budget

How to do Umbria, Italy, on a budget

Finding your own patch of peace – and finding it on the cheap – isn't always easy in Italy. But fortunately for holidaymakers, Umbria isn't much like the rest of the country. The landlocked region between Tuscany, Le Marche and Lazio has art treasures to match anywhere on the peninsula - in Assisi and Perugia above all. Yet it never...

America's Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert New Jersey

America's Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert New Jersey

Celebrating the Music of our Band's Encore Reprise Tribute to The USA's - FIRST AMERICAN IDOL, The World's First - International Entertainment ICON&Our Own Garden State NJ - Favorite Son of Music a Jersey Kid from Hoboken with a Dream, Desire, Resilience & Work Ethic DeLauro & Swing Quartet of Hoboken's - The RAT PACK BAND Swing Party OrchestraThe Swing Band & Vocalist Direct from...

An afternoon of Italian music featuring Gloria Acerboni

An afternoon of Italian music featuring Gloria Acerboni

Gloria Acerboni is a soprano with an enchanting and melodic voice. She studied in the Bel Canto tradition in Italy where she was born and performed in the greater Milan area for several years.   She will share her love of classical and popular music with a selection from her wide repertoire. Accompanist Paul Orella is a fine musician in his own right....

Crowds flock to Italian-American Festival

Crowds flock to Italian-American Festival

Italian and American flags lined Center Street as hundreds sampled local eateries, took their children on carnival rides , and browsed local vendors at the 10th annual Italian-American Festival Saturday.   On the second day of the free three-day festival, which was held July 25 to 27 and was sponsored by Sons of Italy of Southington and UNICO of Southington, people of...

From Italy to New Haven and beyond: Generations gather annually to celebrate fam…

From Italy to New Haven and beyond: Generations gather annually to celebrate family

More than a century ago, Francesco Vollono left Italy and the poverty in his hometown outside Naples for a new life in America. Joined by his wife, Annunziata, and their three children in 1905, they were part of the early wave of immigrants who took up residence in Wooster Square   Five generations of their descendants, led by their granddaughter, Nancy Mastriano, 79,...

La società italiana sul grande schermo con la “Italian International Student Ass…

La società italiana sul grande schermo con la “Italian International Student Association” di Berkeley

Nei prossimi mesi di luglio ed agosto c'è un appuntamento settimanale da non perdere per gli amanti del cinema italiano residenti nella Baia di San Francisco.   Sta riscuotendo una grande popolarità, infatti, il cineforum intitolato "La Pellicola della Politica" organizzato dall'associazione di studenti di italiano all'Università di Berkeley, ovvero l'Italian International Student Association conosciuta come IISA.   Read more   Fonte: L'italo-Americano  

Basilicata Coast to Coast - A Journey on the Screen - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Basilicata Coast to Coast - A Journey on the Screen - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

A group of musicians walk across Basilicata from the Tyrhennian to the Ionian Sea. Their leader is Nicola, a math professor played by Papaleo, and their destination is the festival at Scanzano Jonico. The musicians are joined by a reluctant journalist played by Giovanna Mezzogiorno. Alessandro Gassman, Paolo Briguglia are also part of the strong cast together with singer/songwriter Max...

Archeologia, in via Portuense spunta un'antica stazione con terme e sepolcri

Archeologia, in via Portuense spunta un'antica stazione con terme e sepolcri

Terme maschili e femminili, una stazione di posta e un luogo di culto. In sostanza, un vero e proprio "hub" risalente a duemila anni fa.   Una stazione dotata di strutture di servizio, per il corpo e per lo spirito, destinate a confortare il tragitto di viaggiatori e trasportatori, moltissimi, impegnati a raggiungere i moli di Portus (oggi Fiumicino) o provenienti dai...

Dopo In Scena! l'estate del teatro italiano (e non) continua a New York

Dopo In Scena! l'estate del teatro italiano (e non) continua a New York

Sono tornata. Sono stati mesi pieni di teatro, da fare, organizzare, presentare. La seconda edizione del Festival In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY è stata ancora una volta una bella festa ed ha portato il teatro italiano in tutti i cinque distretti.   Comunità che mai avrebbero visto il nostro teatro, che associano la cultura e la lingua italiana a quello che...

Archbishop Chaput says pope will visit Philadelphia in September 2015

Archbishop Chaput says pope will visit Philadelphia in September 2015

By Nancy Wiechec   Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year, even though the Philadelphia Archdiocese still has not received official confirmation from the Vatican.   Archbishop Chaput made the announcement July 24 before giving his homily during the opening Mass of the Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo.   Read...

Summer Deals: Family-Style Italian Dining at Uncle Louie in Scottsdale

Summer Deals: Family-Style Italian Dining at Uncle Louie in Scottsdale

So far we've shown you a lot of great places for date nights and two-person dinners for cheap eats in Phoenix, but Uncle Louie The Restaurant is offering something up this summer that's fit for a family of four. The North Scottsdale joint specializes in homey Italian dishes and generous portions-- so you can definitely expect to get your fill...

Dopo 60 anni la vetta del K2 resta italiana e pakistana

Dopo 60 anni la vetta del K2 resta italiana e pakistana

Nell'estate del 1954 il presidente del Consiglio Alcide De Gasperi aveva trasformato la missione K2 di Ardito Desio in un'operazione dal forte significato politico. L'Italia uscita piegata dalla guerra aveva bisogno di una grande impresa di successo per riaffacciarsi con orgoglio e dignità sul palcoscenico internazionale.   Gli americani che avevano compreso il significato di quello sforzo italiano cedettero il passo all'Italia...

It's Your Business: Antica Murrina jewelry to open in Bonita Springs

It's Your Business: Antica Murrina jewelry to open in Bonita Springs

Antica Murrina jewelry store is opening soon at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Owned and operated by Angelo and Victoria Molinari, the store specializes in Antica Murrina handcrafted jewelry by Murano Glass in Venice, Italy.   It is only the second Antica Murrina store in the U.S.; the original is in Atlantic City, New Jersey. "We look forward to bringing Antica Murrina to the...

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