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Italy have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.

 

Vittorio Podesta, Luca Mazzone and Alex Zanardi powered to a time of 34 min 12.80sec on the 22.5-kilometre ...

More than two years after his untimely death, Carmine Smeraldo is still a presence at Il Terrazzo Carmine, in part because so much is still done his way at the restaurant he founded in 1984.

 

A portrait of him hangs near the entrance, where he used to welcome guests, many of them known to ...

Italian fine art and fashion photographer Alexo Wandael's latest project is a visual celebration of Italians working, living and loving in New York through a series of black and white portraits on location.

 

The exhibition is a window into the Italian excellence here in New York. Stories of ...

Acclaimed duo, Antonello D'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero, as part of their 2014 USA tour will present a selection of Italian and French classical music for Piano Four Hands.

 

Antonello d'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero both began their careers in music as piano prodigies. Equally distinguished ...

In the beginning was the tractor. Surprisingly enough, farm machinery is the forefather of an icon of automotive Made in Italy that has also become a symbol of elegance and strength worldwide: Lamborghini.

 

The history of one of the most celebrated Italian supercars, which has recently ...

September 10 (Wednesday) 5:30 pm
Exhibition Opening, Strangers in a Strange Land: Italian-Language American Books
This exhibition of more than 150 Italian-language books, pamphlets, magazines, posters and sheet music reflects the vibrant culture of Italians in America who continued to live in their ...

The Italian American Museum, in collaboration with the Italian American Committee on Education, invites you to learn Italian language and culture. The courses will begin in September for eleven (11) classes at a cost of $300.

 

We will have a "meet and greet" for you to meet the teachers and ...

Celebrated musical artist Michéal Castaldo has organized a special showcase of art that exalts the glories of Italy and her people.

 

The exhibit of original artwork—created by 15 professional artists—will be on display in the Grand Lobby of the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) in ...

Dear Members and Friends,

It's hard to believe, but the Columbus Day Parade is just a short month and a half away.

 

Columbus Day, a National Legal Holiday, is celebrated by Italian Americans honoring the feat of the great navigator. As you know, we invite all of our brothers and sisters of ...

Join us at the ICCC for this new series of Educational Wine Tasting aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Eno-gastronomic" tourism by showing the cultural, environmental, historical and social context of each region while tasting fine wine productions. This session will be lead by Friedel ...

Back for its fifth annual celebration of the colorful culture of Italy, the Italian Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 11am to 4pm. While the fun and fabulous food factor will remain the same, the festival is moving its location to the Coastal Discovery Museum ...

Celebrate the great voice and career of Mario Lanza with good food, music, friends and anyone interested in this beloved tenor. Activities include updates on the Society's events by President, Bill Ronayne, a live performance by an upcoming young opera singer, highlights from the Mario Lanza Show, ...

In accordo e con la partecipazione di ANICAV, Associazione di categoria delle conserve vegetali, l'ICE-Agenzia organizza un'attività promozionale dedicata al settore, con particolare attenzione al pomodoro pelato.

 

In considerazione delle forti potenzialità che il pomodoro pelato presenta ...

by Charlotte Druckman

 

"We are the only ones left," the chef Anna Klinger reflects from a stool at Al di Là Vino, the bar next door to the trattoria of the same name, which she and her Italian husband Emiliano Coppa opened in Brooklyn's Park Slope nearly 16 years ago. "This stretch of Fifth ...

Italian luxury cashmere maker Brunello Cucinelli forecast double-digit growth in earnings and sales both this year and next, after its net profit rose 18 percent to 15.6 million euros in the first half of 2014.

 

Cucinelli said on Sept. 27th, it had completed the sales campaign of its ...

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Italy beat hosts US to relay gold on day one of Para-cycling Road World Champion…

Italy beat hosts US to relay gold on day one of Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian   Italy have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.   Vittorio Podesta, Luca Mazzone and Alex Zanardi powered to a time of 34 min 12.80sec on the 22.5-kilometre course at the BMW Performance Center in Greenville, South Carolina. With Italy and the United States having split relay...

Il Terrazzo Carmine: Old-school Italian is definitively delivered

Il Terrazzo Carmine: Old-school Italian is definitively delivered

More than two years after his untimely death, Carmine Smeraldo is still a presence at Il Terrazzo Carmine, in part because so much is still done his way at the restaurant he founded in 1984.   A portrait of him hangs near the entrance, where he used to welcome guests, many of them known to him. The nameplate simply says "Boss." Relaxed...

Photographic Exhibition Opening: ALEXO WANDAEL ITALIANY

Photographic Exhibition Opening: ALEXO WANDAEL ITALIANY

Italian fine art and fashion photographer Alexo Wandael's latest project is a visual celebration of Italians working, living and loving in New York through a series of black and white portraits on location.   The exhibition is a window into the Italian excellence here in New York. Stories of Italian human resources often not recognized back home, but evident here in a...

Piano Concert - Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:00pm

Piano Concert - Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:00pm

Acclaimed duo, Antonello D'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero, as part of their 2014 USA tour will present a selection of Italian and French classical music for Piano Four Hands.   Antonello d'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero both began their careers in music as piano prodigies. Equally distinguished for their dynamic playing of both contemporary and classical music, each pianist has been awarded countless national...

Lamborghini: Italian excellence from the fields to the racetrack

Lamborghini: Italian excellence from the fields to the racetrack

In the beginning was the tractor. Surprisingly enough, farm machinery is the forefather of an icon of automotive Made in Italy that has also become a symbol of elegance and strength worldwide: Lamborghini.   The history of one of the most celebrated Italian supercars, which has recently turned 50, begins in the 1960s in the Emilia Romagna region, not too far from...

Exhibition Opening, Strangers in a Strange Land: Italian-Language American Books

Exhibition Opening, Strangers in a Strange Land: Italian-Language American Books

September 10 (Wednesday) 5:30 pmExhibition Opening, Strangers in a Strange Land: Italian-Language American BooksThis exhibition of more than 150 Italian-language books, pamphlets, magazines, posters and sheet music reflects the vibrant culture of Italians in America who continued to live in their native language, from the 1880s to 1944. Exhibition continues to mid-October.   Sponsored by Seton Hall University, Walsh Gallery.400 So. Orange...

Announcing Italian Language and Culture Classes at the Italian American Museum

Announcing Italian Language and Culture Classes at the Italian American Museum

The Italian American Museum, in collaboration with the Italian American Committee on Education, invites you to learn Italian language and culture. The courses will begin in September for eleven (11) classes at a cost of $300.   We will have a "meet and greet" for you to meet the teachers and learn about the program on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 from 6:00...

In Celebration of the Italian Spirit Singer/Songwriter/Producer Michéal Castaldo…

In Celebration of the Italian Spirit Singer/Songwriter/Producer Michéal Castaldo Plans Free Art Exhibit in Conjunction with His Concert, Sept. 21

Celebrated musical artist Michéal Castaldo has organized a special showcase of art that exalts the glories of Italy and her people.   The exhibit of original artwork—created by 15 professional artists—will be on display in the Grand Lobby of the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) in South Orange, New Jersey, on September 21, 2014.

Columbus Day in Chicago, october 2014

Columbus Day in Chicago, october 2014

Dear Members and Friends, It's hard to believe, but the Columbus Day Parade is just a short month and a half away.   Columbus Day, a National Legal Holiday, is celebrated by Italian Americans honoring the feat of the great navigator. As you know, we invite all of our brothers and sisters of all ethnicities, race and culture to celebrate with us. This year,...

September 19 - Le Strade del Vino... del Veneto, Educational Wine Tasting Series

September 19 - Le Strade del Vino... del Veneto, Educational Wine Tasting Series

Join us at the ICCC for this new series of Educational Wine Tasting aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Eno-gastronomic" tourism by showing the cultural, environmental, historical and social context of each region while tasting fine wine productions. This session will be lead by Friedel Landa, Owner of Selected Food & Beverage and Certified Sommelier and Daniel Romo, Owner...

Italian Heritage Festival has a new Home at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Hone…

Italian Heritage Festival has a new Home at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn

Back for its fifth annual celebration of the colorful culture of Italy, the Italian Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 11am to 4pm. While the fun and fabulous food factor will remain the same, the festival is moving its location to the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. What has made the festival so popular is that it offers something...

Mario Lanza Society Fall Luncheon

Mario Lanza Society Fall Luncheon

Celebrate the great voice and career of Mario Lanza with good food, music, friends and anyone interested in this beloved tenor. Activities include updates on the Society's events by President, Bill Ronayne, a live performance by an upcoming young opera singer, highlights from the Mario Lanza Show, a guest appearance by celebrated soprano Elaine Malbin and our usual "Name the...

L’Italia mostra a giornalisti e food blogger stranieri il suo pomodoro pelato

L’Italia mostra a giornalisti e food blogger stranieri il suo pomodoro pelato

In accordo e con la partecipazione di ANICAV, Associazione di categoria delle conserve vegetali, l'ICE-Agenzia organizza un'attività promozionale dedicata al settore, con particolare attenzione al pomodoro pelato.   In considerazione delle forti potenzialità che il pomodoro pelato presenta all'estero come ingrediente di base della cucina italiana, l'ICE ha ritenuto opportuno organizzare una missione in Italia di giornalisti specializzati del settore food, che...

A Brooklyn Dining Institution With Roots in Both Italy and a Great Love

A Brooklyn Dining Institution With Roots in Both Italy and a Great Love

by Charlotte Druckman   "We are the only ones left," the chef Anna Klinger reflects from a stool at Al di Là Vino, the bar next door to the trattoria of the same name, which she and her Italian husband Emiliano Coppa opened in Brooklyn's Park Slope nearly 16 years ago. "This stretch of Fifth Avenue was a dicey neighborhood."   She gestures towards...

Cucinelli Eyes Double-Digit Sales and Continued Profit Growth in 2015

Cucinelli Eyes Double-Digit Sales and Continued Profit Growth in 2015

Italian luxury cashmere maker Brunello Cucinelli forecast double-digit growth in earnings and sales both this year and next, after its net profit rose 18 percent to 15.6 million euros in the first half of 2014.   Cucinelli said on Sept. 27th, it had completed the sales campaign of its Spring/Summer 2015 men's collection and the women's one was also at an advanced...

Ligabue sbarca in America

Ligabue sbarca in America

Liga in America. L'Italia non basta a Luciano Ligabue. Dopo aver infiammato la penisola con il suo Mondovisione Tour, di cui sono state annunciate recentemente altre tre date (il 6 settembre a Torino, il 13 a Bologna e il 20 a Bari), il rocker di Correggio si prepara per la prima volta a sbarcare oltreoceano, con una mini-tournée fatta di...

Summer’s fading glow perfect for toasting Italian wines

Summer’s fading glow perfect for toasting Italian wines

by Eric Hanson These golden days of late August remind me of the enchanting sunlight in Tuscany. It's a perfect moment for toasting the end of summer with some Italian wine. While I enjoy Chianti, Pinot Grigio and Prosecco, I'm recommending some new discoveries.   The Casolari Trebbiano is a frizzante, a bubbly with less gas than a sparkling but still plenty of...

A Tavola con Barilla - at Academia Barilla restaurants

A Tavola con Barilla - at Academia Barilla restaurants

Good taste, Italian culinary tradition, original recipes, highest quality ingredients. The school of cooking and gastronomic culture becomes an emotion, a taste, an appetite: something to experience and share, Italian-style. The first Academia Barilla restaurant is born: high quality ingredients, Italian dishes, fast service, the enjoyment of a great meal.   Location: Academia Barilla Restaurants, (1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York,...

Tavares Headlining Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian!

Tavares Headlining Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian!

Join us NEXT WEEKEND in East Cambridge! It is that time of year, when the streets of East Cambridge will come alive for the 88th Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian THIS WEEKEND (September 6 & 7). The feast will be celebrated on Warren Street in East Cambridge. As always, there will be a food festival, parades, amusement rides,...

Modern Furniture Store in Los Angeles Announcing Labor Day Sale On All Calligari…

Modern Furniture Store in Los Angeles Announcing Labor Day Sale On All Calligaris Dining Tables, Dining Chairs and Buffets

Calligaris and Pomp Home | Modern Furniture Los Angeles is announcing their Labor Day Dining Sale. The sale starts August 28th and continues until September 15th. Included in the sale is the much expanded United States quick ship catalogue of dining tables, dining chairs, barstools, buffets and wall cabinets. Additionally, special order dining products shipping out of Italy are also included...

Terrana, Nocito, Valenti to be honored by Italian-American Association

Terrana, Nocito, Valenti to be honored by Italian-American Association

Three locals will be honored by the Italian-American Association at the 37th Annual Columbus Day Banquet on Sunday, Oct. 12 at Gennetti Hotel and Convention Center, Wilkes-Barre.   Those honored will be Person of the Year, attorney John Terrana, and the Lifetime Achievement Award, Lori Nocito. The Italian Heritage Award recipient will be Charles Valenti. Guest Speaker for this event will be...

Mezzodi's satisfies your longing for reliable Italian

Mezzodi's satisfies your longing for reliable Italian

by C. Acevedo   If restaurants were baseball pitches, Mezzodi's would be a lob straight down the middle — no tricks or curves, just familiar Italian-American fare done well. To find Mezzodi's, head to Fleur Drive — the restaurant is right by Fleur Cinema and a short distance from the airport.   They updated the menu but kept one of my favorite dining room features...

Sons of Italy busy this summer in Evesham

Sons of Italy busy this summer in Evesham

by Jenn Lucas   The Marlton Sons of Italy have been busy in many different avenues in recent weeks. First off, according to the group's orator Frank Muoio, the Marlton Sons of Italy, Lodge 2315 came out in full force to a recent council meeting to receive a proclamation from the Township of Evesham honoring them for their 40th anniversary.   Evesham Council praised...

Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

Company and state officials are celebrating the groundbreaking at Italian gun-maker Beretta USA's new plant in Tennessee. Berretta announced in January that it would build a new manufacturing and research facility in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin.   The company later announced in July that concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move all...

Se ogni regione italiana avesse il suo dolce ufficiale la mappa somiglierebbe a …

Se ogni regione italiana avesse il suo dolce ufficiale la mappa somiglierebbe a questa

Avete ragione, non è stata un'estate ma abbandonarla è dura lo stesso. Tornano il traffico, i fidanzati che vedono quote parossistiche di calcio, le pause pranzo primitive e le dichiarazioni ottimiste di Renzi. Il prossimo break, possibilmente quello natalizio, dista ancora troppo e la depressione scalcia. È tempo di confort food: è tempo di dolci. Uno per regione ispirandoci a questa...

UALR exhibit highlights Italian architect’s work

UALR exhibit highlights Italian architect’s work

Several lectures are planned in conjunction with the UALR Department of Art's fall exhibit, "Piranesi and Perspectives of Rome," which recently opened and features etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, an 18th-century Italian architectural designer and artist.   The exhibit, supported by exhibit sponsor, The Cromwell Firm, is located in Gallery I of the UALR Fine Arts Building through Oct. 5. Dr. Heather...

Director of Italian Heritage Festival Tells Us What to Expect

Director of Italian Heritage Festival Tells Us What to Expect

by Ian Grimley   The Clarksburg Italian Heritage Festival is set to get underway Friday. Some notable Main Stage performers include Carmelina, John Angotti, and former Journey lead vocalist Steve Augeri. But these are not the only entertainers scheduled to perform. The Showcase Stage, which is on the corner of 2nd and Main Streets in Clarksburg.   Pam Krall, the producer and director of...

Change at the NYS Fair: After 40 years, Anna's Italian food stand says farewell

Change at the NYS Fair: After 40 years, Anna's Italian food stand says farewell

by Don Cazendre   Anna's has been serving Sicilian pizza, meatball subs, chicken parm and other Italian favorites on the West End of the New York State Fair for 40 years. Now, it looks like 2014 is Anna's final fair. Co-owner Anna Desiderio passed away last year, just before the fair began. But her sons say that's not the reason Anna's is ending its...

Torna a casa con Expo Milano 2015: sul portale "Made of Italians" scon…

Torna a casa con Expo Milano 2015: sul portale "Made of Italians" sconti e tariffe per gli Italiani all’estero

"Torna a casa, in Italia, con Expo Milano 2015". Questo lo slogan scelto per il portale madeofItalians.expo2015.org, che si rivolge agli italiani nel mondo. Il progetto, che ha già visto l'adesione delle diverse consulte regionali dell'emigrazione tra cui quella dell'Emilia-Romagna, mira a promuovere la prossima Esposizione Universale di Milano nel mondo grazie al coinvolgimento di oltre 3.000 associazioni regionali, dall'Argentina al...

Acquerello's Owners on Female Chefs, Changing Times, and the New Face of Italian…

Acquerello's Owners on Female Chefs, Changing Times, and the New Face of Italian Food in America

In 1989, Suzette Gresham and Giancarlo Paterlini decided to leave high-end Italian restaurant Donatello to open their own restaurant, Acquerello, in Nob Hill. With Gresham running the kitchen and Paterlini in charge of the front-of-house, Acquerello has become a local institution, earning a Michelin star annually since the guide debuted in the Bay Area, as well as a loyal crowd...

Comm. Michael P. Ricatto: 2014 Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America …

Comm. Michael P. Ricatto: 2014 Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America - Jack and Helen Como Entrepreneurial Award

The Italian American Museum, Its Board Members and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa congratulate Comm. Michael P. Ricatto on receiving the 2014 Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America - Jack and Helen Como Entrepreneurial Award On Thursday, August 14th, the Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America honored Museum Board Member, Michael P. Ricatto with the Jack and Helen Como Entrepreneurial Award during their annual Gala which was...

Steve Altier’s new children’s book offers fun facts about Italy

Steve Altier’s new children’s book offers fun facts about Italy

Author Steve Altier takes young readers on a whimsical adventure filled with facts and trivia about Italy and its history in his educational, wholesome new children's book, "Gabby and Maddox Adventure's in Italy!" (published by AuthorHouse).   The fun begins when Gabby and her brother, Maddox, set out on a trip to Italy. When they arrive, their imaginations take them all the...

Festival Della Canzone Italiana Di New York - 14 Settembre 2014

Festival Della Canzone Italiana Di New York - 14 Settembre 2014

Appuntamento con la kermesse della grande mela il 14 settembre 2014. Molti gli ospiti. Concluse le selezioni in Italia ed all'estero. I seguenti cantanti concorreranno per il Prestigioso Titolo di Vincitore del Festival della Canzone Italiana di New York.   Provenienti dalle selezioni realizzate in Italia dalla EuroshoWorld: 1) Rosa Chiodo (già vincitrice del premio Mia Martini 2014 e del Contursi Festival 2014); 2) Norma...

Cormant, Inc. Expands DCIM Reach in Italian Market with New Partner, Connect di …

Cormant, Inc. Expands DCIM Reach in Italian Market with New Partner, Connect di Gennaro Lettieri

Cormant, Inc., a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) pure-play expert, today announces a new Italian partnership with Connect di Gennaro Lettieri, led by a veteran of DCIM and IT infrastructure, Rino Lettieri. The partnership allows Cormant to advance its efforts in the Italian market, the same market that yielded local and global-scale deals such as those with NATO, the University...

Meet Laurie Fabiano, Author of Best-Selling Novel Elizabeth Street

Meet Laurie Fabiano, Author of Best-Selling Novel Elizabeth Street

Laurie Fabiano's dramatic tale of survival against the odds in New York City's rough and tumble tenements at the turn of the twentieth century is based on her own family history. The novel's protagonist, Giovanna, immerses herself in the shadowy world of extortion and murder to fight the Black Hand, a precursor to the mafia. Join the Staten Island network for...

Tumulto futurista a New York

Tumulto futurista a New York

di Gloria Schiavi   Sono stata inondata di parole, suggestioni, frasi troncate e destrutturate, in quella stanza senza luci o macchinazioni sceniche che riproducessero la dinamicità e il movimento suggeriti dal titolo dell'evento Gran serata futurista. Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, regista e attore unico, l'uomo monocromatico in bianco e nero con bombetta e papillon ha saputo ricreare il movimento turbinante di quel Futurismo che...

Ad East Harlem una strada per Vito Marcantonio

Ad East Harlem una strada per Vito Marcantonio

Il Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF), che ha di recente commemorato la morte Vito Marcantonio, membro del Congresso americano per sette legislature (dal 1934 al '36 e dal 1938 al '50), fa passi avanti verso il riconoscimento di questa importante figura politica e allo stesso tempo si impegna per rivendicare un ruolo centrale nell'arena locale e nazionale al quartiere di East...

Sophia Loren to Receive Career-Honoring AFI FEST Tribute

Sophia Loren to Receive Career-Honoring AFI FEST Tribute

by Ryan Lattanzio   The American Film Institute announced today that luminous Italian movie icon Sophia Loren will receive a special Tribute on the penultimate night of AFI FEST 2014, which runs November 6 through 13 in Hollywood.   AFI FEST will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of her glamorous, Oscar-nominated role in Vittorio De Sica's "Marriage Italian Style" with a restored print, and...

Cyberhand, la ricerca italiana che ha ridato il tatto a chi ha perso gli arti

Cyberhand, la ricerca italiana che ha ridato il tatto a chi ha perso gli arti

di Maria Teresa Cometto   Se un amputato oggi può sperare di avere una mano "nuova" e può usarla come quella vera, provando le stesse sensazioni tattili, lo deve anche a una donna italiana e al gruppo di ricercatori da lei guidato. È Maria Chiara Carrozza, 48 anni, pisana, scienziata e startuppara, coordinatrice della Neuro-Robotics Area presso l'Istituto di BioRobotica della Scuola...

First Maria's Miles Event To Be Held During 2014 Italian Festival

First Maria's Miles Event To Be Held During 2014 Italian Festival

The first Maria's Miles event will be held on October 11, during the Columbus Italian Festival in Columbus, Ohio. The 3-Mile Run/Walk will be held to raise money for Maria's Message and the Maria Tiberi Foundation. Participants will get a shirt, admission to the Italian festival, and be fed after the event.   If you register before September 12, the entry fee is $30....

The crisis is extremely healthy for Italy: interview with Fernando Napolitano

The crisis is extremely healthy for Italy: interview with Fernando Napolitano

Since 2011 Italy has seen three prime ministers promise to reform the country and kick-start the economy. Yet with a return to recession earlier this year and unemployment at 12.3 percent, optimism in Italy has hit a new low. But for Fernando Napolitano, chairman & CEO of Italian Business & Investment Initiative (IBII), it's time outsiders start seeing the wealth of...

The 27th Annual Italian Festival

The 27th Annual Italian Festival

by Michela Tartaglia   Italy lovers and fans: sign up your calendar! The 27th Annual Italian Festival is coming up from September 27th to September 28th at Seattle Center. Like every year, walking in the beautiful open space at the foot of the Space Needle, will feel like being in the center of "Little Italy" with countless events, such as a bocce ball tournament,...

Two Former Italian Soccer Stars Are Opening a Hotel Here

Two Former Italian Soccer Stars Are Opening a Hotel Here

I was walking on Canal Street when I noticed that the funny little lot (219 Hudson) at the northwest corner of Canal and Hudson has plywood fencing around part of it. The permits posted are for the construction of a wooden fence, with no indication why such a fence would be necessary. Since that hideous electronic billboard is also dead,...

Eating News & Notes: Italian Festival meatball contest

Eating News & Notes: Italian Festival meatball contest

by Johnathan L. Wright   Food & Drink and Eldorado Resort Casino invite people to enter the meatball contest celebrating the Great Italian Festival running Oct. 11-12 in downtown Reno. Submit full name, city and recipe to Johnathan L. Wright at jwright@rgj.com. Recipe must be in standard cookbook format and contain all ingredient amounts, cooking temperatures and times, and yield. Entry deadline...

The Italian legacy in the development and growth of the United States Marine Ban…

The Italian legacy in the development and growth of the United States Marine Band

HOLY ROSARY CHURCH/CASA ITALIANA, in association with The Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society of the Washington, DC Area, The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, and The Lucchesi nel Mondo-Tuscany Club are sponsoring a program on the Italian legacy in the development and growth of the United States Marine Band by Marine Historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, United States Marine...

The Book of Mucci: A Warrior’s Tale

The Book of Mucci: A Warrior’s Tale

By Niccolò Graffio   War is a strange phenomenon, to say the least. It is during wartime that humans can both reach the greatest heights of heroism and go down to the lowest depths of bestiality. I believe it was no less than Gen. George S. Patton Jr. who once exclaimed "Compared to war, all other forms of human endeavor shrink to...

Celebrate Italy at This NJ Italian American Festival

Celebrate Italy at This NJ Italian American Festival

The Garden State is well-known for embracing Italian culture, as many immigrants from the Italy settled in our state. Join locals in honoring the culture at the Mercer County Italian American Festival, the best NJ Italian American festival around!   Immerse yourself in the food, tradition, and the history of the country at the county's 15th annual festival. This year's event features...

Safilo and Tommy Hilfiger announce five year renewal of global eyewear licensing…

Safilo and Tommy Hilfiger announce five year renewal of global eyewear licensing agreement

Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear manufacturer and worldwide distributor, and the Tommy Hilfiger Group, one of the world's leading premium designer lifestyle brands which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], are pleased to announce a five-year renewal of their global eyewear licensing agreement for the exclusive design, development, production and distribution of the Tommy Hilfiger ophthalmic...

Fresh Pond Road Italian Festival

Fresh Pond Road Italian Festival

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - September 7 @ 10:00 pm - FreshpondNew York, NY | Start Time: 17:30:00Website: http://fb.com/673928069329348 The Federazione Italo- Americana di Brooklyn and Queens for its Fresh Pond Road Festival on Thursday, Sept. 4, through Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5:30 to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 7, from 2 to 10 p.m., along Fresh Pond Road between Woodbine...

Verdi’s Don Carlo at Coolidge Corner Theater (Sept. 7)

Verdi’s Don Carlo at Coolidge Corner Theater (Sept. 7)

When: Sunday, September 7, 2014 — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre — 290 Harvard St., Brookline, MADirectly from the Salzburg Festival: With its epic scale, Don Carlo lacks the dramatic concision of Verdi's later works, while maintaining a unique structure that builds over its five acts, with the monumental auto-da-fé at the center.   A stellar cast­ including Jonas...

Colorado Classics: Frank Palmeri, longtime high school P.A. announcer

Colorado Classics: Frank Palmeri, longtime high school P.A. announcer

by Irv Moss   Over a span of 57 years, Frank Palmeri dropped more names than a well-connected gossip columnist. He didn't deal with rumor or innuendo. Any name he mentioned was verifiable. His focus was on sports, and he knew the players and officials on the Denver sports scene.   Palmeri became a well-known figure at most of the prominent high school sporting events...

ABC: How to learn Italian in one hour

ABC: How to learn Italian in one hour

A very unique method used by Miss Margherita (Laura Caparrotti), a despotic Teacher-Diva, to teach Italian to any Italian student.   Starting from what is best known in the US about Italy – Love, Food, Literature, Art, Tourism and Music – Miss Margherita will explain and teach the Italian language, culture, art and tradition to the audience. Miss Margherita will take the...

Italian gathering 2014 car show

Italian gathering 2014 car show

Evans Automotive and Primary Aim llc. have once again teamed up to host the Ninth Annual Italian Gathering.   The Sunday, August 31st event welcomes Italian motor vehicles and motorbikes of all vintages to the Wendy's International Corporate Grounds at One Dave Thomas Blvd., Dublin, OH 43017 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Automobiles such as Alfa Romeo, De Tomaso, Ferrari, Fiat,...

Discover the Italian Immigrant Journey: A Guided Tour of Ellis Island

Discover the Italian Immigrant Journey:  A Guided Tour of Ellis Island

Join the Greater New York regional network for a guided tour of Ellis Island that will highlight the poignant experience of the 5.5 million Italians who left the "old country" for a new life in America.   Led by Tom Bernardin, former Ellis Island tour guide for the National Park Service and author/publisher of The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook, this not-to-be-missed opportunity...

Louie Bossi Aims to Redefine Italian Cuisine in South Florida

Louie Bossi Aims to Redefine Italian Cuisine in South Florida

by Nicole Danna   South Florida chef Louie Bossi will tell you that everything he makes is from scratch. His first memory of cooking: dabbling in the family's kitchen at the gas stove, heating corn kernels over an open flame. That do-it-yourself mentality is what has helped propel the Big Time Restaurant executive chef into his own establishment, where handmade, homemade, and traditional...

Progetto Murrae, the Italian version of sustainable architecture

Progetto Murrae, the Italian version of sustainable architecture

by Claudia Astarita   The Langhe area, that is the hilly region located in the province of Cuneo (Piedmont), near the river Tanaro, in the north of Italy, is already famous for wines, cheeses, and truffles. This region is so beautiful that Unesco recently agreed to add it in its long World Heritage Sites list, boosting a new rise in term of...

Convivio Offers Italian Culture

Convivio Offers Italian Culture

by Robert Gallo   Convivio, San Diego's Little Italy non-profit organization, was founded in 2003 to promote all things Italian. It was formed to encourage and promote closer ties to the study of Italian language, arts, and culture.   Sponsored by businesses and restaurants in San Diego the organization has hosted a myriad of literary workshops, films lectures has become a virtual piazza for...

Crowdfunding for a documentary: Boston's North End

Crowdfunding for a documentary: Boston's North End

Boston's North End tells the story of this famous Italian American neighborhood, from the arrival of the first Italian immigrants to the present.This campaign is seeking funds to complete a documentary in progress about the history of the Italian North End. We have already received close to $30,000 in funding, including $10,000 grant from the James and Percival Baxter Trust...

Philly's Passyunk Ave. evolves into dining destination

Philly's Passyunk Ave. evolves into dining destination

by Robert DiGiacomo   Passyunk Avenue, the main street for South Philadelphia, a traditionally Italian-American neighborhood, used to be known as the place to buy school uniforms, salami and cheese, and fancy dresses for First Holy Communions. Over the past few years, the avenue has evolved into one of the city's hippest dining and shopping destinations, while still keeping its neighborhood flavor.   Now you...

Susan Cattaneo, Giulia Millanta in Concert at Atwoods

Susan Cattaneo, Giulia Millanta in Concert at Atwoods

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 9:30 p.m.Where: Atwoods Tavern — 877 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA Susan Cattaneo has been a songwriting professor at Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music for 13 years. She's written songs covered by numerous artists in Nashville, and her tunes helped launch the careers of Jillian Cardanelli and Erica Nicole. Cattaneo, the singer-songwriter, has released three...

The Last Goodbye

The Last Goodbye

By John. M Viola   As the dog days of summer ascend upon Washington, D.C., and our eyes turn towards the impending fall, it is the time of year around the NIAF Headquarters that we begin to call "Gala Season"—those three months leading up to the signature event of our Foundation and, we hope, the Italian American community at large. I've wanted to...

Un’avventura la vita dell’eroe emigrato

Un’avventura la vita dell’eroe emigrato

Felice Pedroni, per gli americani Felix Pedro, nasce a Trignano di Fanano il 16 aprile del 1858, ultimo di sei fratelli. Costretto all'emigrazione, nel 1881, dopo una breve tappa in Francia raggiunse gli Stati Uniti dover partecipò alla grande corsa all'oro. Trasferitosi dapprima in Canada, poi, nel 1895, in Alaska nel bacino del fiume Yukon, nel 1902 scoprì in un...

Lost Neighborhood: Portland, Maine’s Little Italy

Lost Neighborhood: Portland, Maine’s Little Italy

by Ari Zeiger   Producing this documentary seemed impossible at times—where was the conflict? why did this neighborhood matter? who would be the main characters? And most vexing of all: How do you locate a neighborhood that no longer exists!? That was the central paradox at the heart of my radio documentary on Portland, Maine's long-lost Little Italy section.   My project began with...

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The Italian language is undeniably a fundamental part of the representation of our country in the entire world: it is an instrument of culture, pride, historical evidence, and even marketing. It is a rich and prestigious language, even if it is not among the most spoken in the world...-> read more 

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the-italians-in-america-on-televisionAs we already did with music, radio, religion, cinema, sport, literature, theater, consumerism and cuisine, today we analyze the relationship between Italy and the United States from the point of view of another fundamental paradigm for the last century: television.   We do this with a young...

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