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Mentre Hollywood si appresta ad assegnare i suoi Oscar, New York ha già provveduto a selezionare i vincitori tra una rosa di pizzaioli che hanno partecipato alla prima edizione della US Caputo Pizza Competition che si è svolta ad East Harlem.


Per cercare di aggiudicarsi ...

A Baltimore developer is planning to replace the shuttered Della Notte restaurant at Eastern Avenue and President Street with a 15-story apartment tower in the next two years.


The tower will include retail on the first floor and developers have told the Little Italy Community Organization that the ...

Fabio Sorano, owner of Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square, wants to open a "pasta college."

That's why Sorano shuttered the cafe portion of his restaurant on Tuesday. They're no longer open at 7:30 a.m. and serving breakfast. Sorano and his mother will reconcept the front room into a retail space ...

La scorsa settimana abbiamo parlato del teatro. Questa volta concentriamo l'attenzione sull'anfiteatro. La parola "anfiteatro" è formata da due elementi lessicali: "anfi" e "teatro" (greco: amphì + théatron). "Amphì" – da cui deriva anche la parola latina "ambo", che è andata a sostituire in certi ...

In Italy, fascism and cinema had always been in a strange relationship. After millions of deaths, years of war and violence; fascism left only two positive things behind: Venice Film Festival and Cinecitta. Fascism, as a consequence of WWII, left thousands of people homeless in Italy; and of ...

I leave tonight for VicenzaOro, taking place Jan. 23–28 in Vicenza, Italy, and while it's long been an event to see new designs from Italian manufacturers, it's increasingly becoming a livelier international destination.

 

Some American firms are in the mix: Great Neck, N.Y.–based Le Vian is ...

La prima parola che ha imparato da bambino è stata "Chianti". Quel profumo del vino e del cibo italiano è entrato in maniera profonda e indelebile nella sua mente. Sin da quando, da ragazzino, nella scintillante Los Angeles, andava ad aiutare il padre Emilio nel suo ristorante.


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The local Touch of Italy restaurant chain has gained a loyal following in Delaware with locations in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The newest location, which opened in Ocean City in 2014, is wowing those who enjoy happy hours — especially foodies.

 

Located on northbound Coastal Highway at 67th ...

Yes, his proper title is a mouthful. But "Executive Director of Mixology & Spirits Education" doesn't communicate the impact Lafranconi has had on the local beverage scene since he left Venice, Italy, in early 2000.

 

He did so at the invitation of Southern Wine & Spirits boss Larry ...

North Liberty's newest Italian restaurant is a true family affair. "It's Mirabito's on the building and Mirabitos inside the building," owner and chef Gregg Mirabito said.

 

Mirabito's Italian Restaurant opened in the former Subway location in November after a three-month ...

Dopo aver vinto due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014 con il musical "America", il musicista e compositore Guido Cataldo si prepara ad una tournée che lo porterà in tutta Italia.

 

Si comincia proprio a Salerno, con lo spettacolo in programma domenica 25 gennaio, alle ore 18, al Teatro ...

All high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties are invited to apply for the two annual college scholarships offered by the Italian-American Police Association of Western New York, the group announced Wednesday.

 

Applications for the Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco and ...

Another of classical philology's wildest dreams is on the verge of coming true. Every so often, something lost forever suddenly re-appears.

 

On the eve of humanism, Petrarch rediscovered the letters of Cicero and sections of Livy. A few decades later, Poggio Bracciolini resurrected ...

A shy young man wins the girl of his dreams, with a little help from a bottle. If only it were that easy in real life! Our production of this charming comedy is set in rural Texas in the 1930's. The opera was a favorite of both Pavarotti and Caruso and we're sure it will become yours as well. Sung ...

CONVIVIO COMMUNITAS AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP 2015

is proudly being awarded to JOSEPH D. PANETTA, PRESIDENT AND CEO | BIOCOM. For his tireless, selfless, and inspired leadership in making San Diego a global leader in life science and biotechnology.

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Al pizzaiolo di Rossopomorodo a Eataly, Gazmir Zenelli il primo Oscar 2015 della…

Al pizzaiolo di Rossopomorodo a Eataly, Gazmir Zenelli il primo Oscar 2015 della pizza tradizionale napoletana

by Riccardo Chioni   Mentre Hollywood si appresta ad assegnare i suoi Oscar, New York ha già provveduto a selezionare i vincitori tra una rosa di pizzaioli che hanno partecipato alla prima edizione della US Caputo Pizza Competition che si è svolta ad East Harlem. Per cercare di aggiudicarsi l'Oscar della pizza durante la due giorni al Neapolitan Express Studio a East 111th...

Della Notte site in Little Italy slated for 16-story apartment tower

Della Notte site in Little Italy slated for 16-story apartment tower

A Baltimore developer is planning to replace the shuttered Della Notte restaurant at Eastern Avenue and President Street with a 15-story apartment tower in the next two years. The tower will include retail on the first floor and developers have told the Little Italy Community Organization that the building will have between 150 and 240 apartment units, said neighborhood activist Giovanna...

Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square Closes Cafe and Bakery Component

Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square Closes Cafe and Bakery Component

Fabio Sorano, owner of Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square, wants to open a "pasta college." That's why Sorano shuttered the cafe portion of his restaurant on Tuesday. They're no longer open at 7:30 a.m. and serving breakfast. Sorano and his mother will reconcept the front room into a retail space where they'll sell Letizia's signature pastas for home preparation and wines.   These...

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfi…

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfiteatro

La scorsa settimana abbiamo parlato del teatro. Questa volta concentriamo l'attenzione sull'anfiteatro. La parola "anfiteatro" è formata da due elementi lessicali: "anfi" e "teatro" (greco: amphì + théatron). "Amphì" – da cui deriva anche la parola latina "ambo", che è andata a sostituire in certi casi il numerale "duo" – è avverbio e significa "di qua e di là", "da...

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

In Italy, fascism and cinema had always been in a strange relationship. After millions of deaths, years of war and violence; fascism left only two positive things behind: Venice Film Festival and Cinecitta. Fascism, as a consequence of WWII, left thousands of people homeless in Italy; and of course, filmmakers studioless.   Great Italian Studio Cinecitta, established by Benito Mussolini in 1937,...

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

I leave tonight for VicenzaOro, taking place Jan. 23–28 in Vicenza, Italy, and while it's long been an event to see new designs from Italian manufacturers, it's increasingly becoming a livelier international destination.   Some American firms are in the mix: Great Neck, N.Y.–based Le Vian is exhibiting for the second consecutive year, and Henderson Collection from Charlotte, N.C., will have a...

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

La prima parola che ha imparato da bambino è stata "Chianti". Quel profumo del vino e del cibo italiano è entrato in maniera profonda e indelebile nella sua mente. Sin da quando, da ragazzino, nella scintillante Los Angeles, andava ad aiutare il padre Emilio nel suo ristorante. Nato ad Hollywood, da padre emigrato dall'Abruzzo e da mamma inglese, Marcello Baglioni si...

Happy hour has an Italian flavor in Ocean City

Happy hour has an Italian flavor in Ocean City

The local Touch of Italy restaurant chain has gained a loyal following in Delaware with locations in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The newest location, which opened in Ocean City in 2014, is wowing those who enjoy happy hours — especially foodies.   Located on northbound Coastal Highway at 67th Street, the OC version of Touch of Italy is open daily, but only...

The Spirited Teacher: Francesco Lafranconi

The Spirited Teacher: Francesco Lafranconi

Yes, his proper title is a mouthful. But "Executive Director of Mixology & Spirits Education" doesn't communicate the impact Lafranconi has had on the local beverage scene since he left Venice, Italy, in early 2000.   He did so at the invitation of Southern Wine & Spirits boss Larry Ruvo, who wanted Lafranconi to develop an educational program for Las Vegas bartenders...

Mirabito’s Italian Restaurant opens in North Liberty

Mirabito’s Italian Restaurant opens in North Liberty

North Liberty's newest Italian restaurant is a true family affair. "It's Mirabito's on the building and Mirabitos inside the building," owner and chef Gregg Mirabito said.   Mirabito's Italian Restaurant opened in the former Subway location in November after a three-month remodeling. "I'm blessed I have a wife and family that supports the venture," Gregg Mirabito said.   Read more   Source: http://www.press-citizen.com/    

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Dopo aver vinto due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014 con il musical "America", il musicista e compositore Guido Cataldo si prepara ad una tournée che lo porterà in tutta Italia.   Si comincia proprio a Salerno, con lo spettacolo in programma domenica 25 gennaio, alle ore 18, al Teatro Augusteo.   Read more   Source: http://lacittadisalerno.gelocal.it/    

Two college scholarships offered by Italian-American police group

Two college scholarships offered by Italian-American police group

All high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties are invited to apply for the two annual college scholarships offered by the Italian-American Police Association of Western New York, the group announced Wednesday.   Applications for the Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco and the Buffalo Police Officer David J. Scime scholarships must be submitted by May 1 and applications can...

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Another of classical philology's wildest dreams is on the verge of coming true. Every so often, something lost forever suddenly re-appears.   On the eve of humanism, Petrarch rediscovered the letters of Cicero and sections of Livy. A few decades later, Poggio Bracciolini resurrected Lucretius and Quintilian.   Read more   Source: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com/    

Moores School of Music Opera: The Elixir of Love - January 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Moores School of Music Opera: The Elixir of Love - January 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm

A shy young man wins the girl of his dreams, with a little help from a bottle. If only it were that easy in real life! Our production of this charming comedy is set in rural Texas in the 1930's. The opera was a favorite of both Pavarotti and Caruso and we're sure it will become yours as well. Sung...

Convivio communitas award for leadership

Convivio communitas award for leadership

CONVIVIO COMMUNITAS AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP 2015 is proudly being awarded to JOSEPH D. PANETTA, PRESIDENT AND CEO | BIOCOM. For his tireless, selfless, and inspired leadership in making San Diego a global leader in life science and biotechnology. Dinner and award ceremony in honor of Joseph Panetta March 12, 2015 - Lafayette Hotel   Joseph Panetta is President & CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Biocom,...

Unbroken endorsed by the Sons of Italy

Unbroken endorsed by the Sons of Italy

Italian Americans are lauding Angelina Jolie's latest film, Unbroken for its depiction of a heroic Italian American army officer and his close-knit family, according to the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's biggest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage, which has endorsed the film.   "The movie is a welcome relief from the usual characterization of Italian...

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Traces of painted red numbers have been discovered during the ongoing restoration of the Colosseum, indicating various sectors of the amphitheatre similar to the seating system employed by today's stadiums.   The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class. Describing it as an "exceptional discovery", the monument's director...

Eva Respini Named Boston ICA’s Chief Curator

Eva Respini Named Boston ICA’s Chief Curator

Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art recently appointed Eva Respini as its new chief curator. The daughter of an Italian father and Norwegian mother, Respini will be leaving her post as curator of the Department of Photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art to join the booming local cultural landscape.   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

The Sicilian II brings great Italian cuisine to Biloxi

The Sicilian II brings great Italian cuisine to Biloxi

by Julian Brunt   Chef Hristo Drakopoulos of Sicilian II said he cooks because it is his love and passion. "When you walk out my door and are smiling, then I know I've done my job," he said. If you are a lover of Italian food, it is a real treat to get something prepared by Drakopoulos, whose grandmother was born in Sicily and...

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

by Jeff Berlinicke   Jack Provenzano is very, very Italian. His heritage is in his blood and in his heart — and he wants to share it with other Italians throughout Hillsborough County. He is the president of the newly formed Italian American Club at the Northdale Recreation Center. It is open to everyone — even to non-Italians — and meets every second...

2015: The Year of the Meatball in Dallas

2015: The Year of the Meatball in Dallas

by Scott Reitz   Over the Christmas break I traveled to New York City and Washington D.C., where I ate seven meals a day doing my best to absorb as much as possible in each city. While I wandered around, I discovered a few trends on my own, in restaurants that have opened since I last visited -- ramen shops and Izakayas...

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington: 30-Year Anniversary of la Bella Lingua

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington: 30-Year Anniversary of la Bella Lingua

di Michela Tartaglia   This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian language program.   Created in 1984, the language program has provided Italian classes to thousands of students interested in learning or advancing their knowledge of the Italian language. This program is one of many established throughout the world.   Read...

Tony Verna, Who Started Instant Replay and Remade Sports Television, Dies at 81

Tony Verna, Who Started Instant Replay and Remade Sports Television, Dies at 81

by Bruce Weber   The Army-Navy game of 1963 was an important one in that season's college football landscape. With a Heisman Trophy winner and future pro star at quarterback, Roger Staubach, Navy, the No. 2 team in the nation, won by 21-15 and went on to face top-ranked Texas in the Cotton Bowl. (Texas won.)   The Army game is better known, however,...

Start up italiane si presentano a potenziali investitori USA: webinar all’Ambasc…

Start up italiane si presentano a potenziali investitori USA: webinar all’Ambasciata a Washington

L'Ambasciata d'Italia negli Stati Uniti ha ospitato il 20 gennaio, un seminario online (webinar) che ha consentito a giovani innovatori italiani di presentare le proprie start-up ad un selezionato gruppo di potenziali investitori americani.   Fondi di venture capital, business angels ed esperti di nuove tecnologie hanno esaminato progetti aziendali, selezionati nei settori dell'e-commerce, del turismo e della telemedicina. Hanno partecipato anche...

Locale 90’s true Italian cuisine in Redondo Beach

Locale 90’s true Italian cuisine in Redondo Beach

by Alyssa Morin   There is no shortage of pizza in the South Bay but John and Jennifer Mentesana are doing things a bit differently at Locale 90 in Redondo Beach. The pizzeria and marketplace, focusing on Neopolitan-style pies and European food and wine products for sale, opened in July. The restaurant has been so successful in its first six months, the owners...

Researchers in Italy Found Bergamot Lowered Blood Cholesterol

Researchers in Italy Found Bergamot Lowered Blood Cholesterol

By Laura Johannes The Ache: Common cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can have unpleasant side effects, including muscle aches and weakness. The Claim: An extract from a bitter, fragrant citrus fruit called bergamot, commonly known as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, can lower cholesterol with minimal side effects, some scientists say. It also boosts good cholesterol, reduces fatty deposits in the liver...

MV Agusta USA Strengthens Sales Leadership

MV Agusta USA Strengthens Sales Leadership

As part of MV Agusta USA LLC's transformation and dedicated efforts to establish a strong business in the USA, the company is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its sales leadership with the addition of Jim McKenna.   Mr. McKenna is a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and brings over 25 years of powersports industry leadership to MV Agusta USA. His broad cross-section...

Emigrare in America tramite membri familiari: quando è possibile

Emigrare in America tramite membri familiari: quando è possibile

by Simone Bertollini   Negli Stati Uniti, la stragrande maggioranza dei visti immigrante (Green Card) sono concessi a membri familiari di cittadini americani. La procedura è quella del ricongiungimento familiare (o, in gergo, "atto di richiamo").   Si può essere sponsorizzati solo dai membri familiari più stretti, che sono divisi in 5 categorie. Ogni categoria è soggetta ad una diversa lista di attesa, che...

Tomaso Maggiore's Vivo! Ristorante Offers Refined Italian Dining in Scottsdale

Tomaso Maggiore's Vivo! Ristorante Offers Refined Italian Dining in Scottsdale

by Robert Pela   Few are surprised that, in less than half a year, Vivo! Ristorante has established itself as one of the more refined dining spots in town. Its pedigree helps: Vivo! is the latest offering from Phoenix restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore, creator of Tomaso's and a long list of other local restaurants.   After decades of managing popular Italian eateries, Maggiore, who opened...

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico D'Orcia: every beginning is an ending

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico D'Orcia: every beginning is an ending

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany, are home to a sculpture representing the head of Janus Bifrons, the Roman god of passages, from homes' thresholds to pivotal moments in history.   In the late 16th-century park, the statue dedicated to the ancient pagan deity is placed at the border between the "wild" area and the well-groomed, geometric side of the...

Italian restaurant opens in Conewago Township

 Italian restaurant opens in Conewago Township

by Melody Asper   Hanover's newest restaurant may seem like an old friend to anyone who was raised or worked in the Maryland area within the last three decades.   Illiano's J&P Restaurant, 1154 West Elm Ave., Hanover, is the fifth in a line of thriving restaurants owned by Mike Illiano. The new restaurant and pizzeria which opened on Jan. 2 is located in...

Il medico vicentino che ha inventato una macchina per salvare i bambini

Il medico vicentino che ha inventato una macchina per salvare i bambini

di Gianantonio Stella   «Alzo il telino sopra la culla. Lisa gira gli occhi a destra e a sinistra quasi a cercare qualcuno. Quando mi vede si ferma e comincia a succhiare con la bocca come per chiedere il latte. Chiamo un'infermiera e cominciamo a darle il biberon... Succhia, ha fame... È determinata, non molla, come non abbiamo mollato noi». Lisa è una...

Jazz Vocalist Roberta Gambarini at Scullers (Feb.6-7)

Jazz Vocalist Roberta Gambarini at Scullers (Feb.6-7)

When: February 6-7, 2015Where: Scullers Jazz Club – Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston – Cambridge, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Allston, MA Celebrated throughout the world by fans, critics and many of the world's greatest musicians, Roberta Gambarini became a fast-rising star – and a GRAMMY Nominee – with the 2006 release of her debut album, 'Easy to Love.' A smashing success...

Italians: A Crazy Love

Italians: A Crazy Love

by Rod Dreher   Via Prufrock, here's a review of a new book called The Italians, an affectionate but also critical view of the nation and its people by John Hooper, a Rome-based correspondent for The Economist. From the review, this bit exemplifying contradictions in Italian life starts by saying that the justice system is a bureaucratic joke:   "This farce allows organised crime...

Pope plans to visit New York, Washington, South America, Africa in 2015

Pope plans to visit New York, Washington, South America, Africa in 2015

by Michael Muskal   In addition to a three-city tour in the United States this year, Pope Francis will visit South America and Africa, it was reported on Monday. The pope said he will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay as well as the Central African Republic and Uganda. Details on the trip were still pending.   In the United States, Pope Francis is planning on...

Carnevale at Italian American Club of Livonia

Carnevale at Italian American Club of Livonia

The Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation sponsors "Carnevale." This annual event features a costume parade, music, games for the children and a pasta dinner.   At the IACL's "Carnevale" prizes will be given for the best children's and best adult's costumes. Reservations are due by Wednesday, Jan. 28. For details and reservations, call the club at (734) 953-1137.   Source: http://italian-tribune.com/  

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

L'ICE-Agenzia organizza la partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015, che si terrà a San Mateo, California, dal 16 al 17 maggio 2015. La Bay Area è l'edizione originale della Maker Faire, organizzata per la prima volta nel 2006 nel cuore della Silicon Valley, una fiera itinerante che oggi conta oltre 100 eventi all'anno in tutto il mondo. La manifestazione...

Luigi Ghirri: a forerunner of Instagram

Luigi Ghirri: a forerunner of Instagram

by Jane Huson   In a world where color photographs are ubiquitous, we tend to be unaware of its humble beginnings. Born in Scandiano, Italy in 1943, Luigi Ghirri became a champion of contemporary photography. He pioneered color photography, often taking snapshots of landscape and architecture.   Having studied graphic design and land surveying in college, Ghirri began photography in his 30s. He experimented...

Dolce Italian of Miami coming to Godfrey Hotel

Dolce Italian of Miami coming to Godfrey Hotel

New York-based LDV Hospitality, in partnership with Chicago-based Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global, which has a Miami office, are opening an Italian restaurant in the Godfrey Hotel Chicago.   Dolce Italian is slated to open in late spring at the Godfrey on Huron and LaSalle streets in River North. Dolce, which has locations in Miami Beach, Fla., and will soon open in...

Taste the Regions: Emilia-Romagna

Taste the Regions: Emilia-Romagna

When: 12 Feb 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: 528 Hennepin Ave, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Italy's regional richness and diversity will be showcased in a new series "Taste the Regions". Over time, native experts will bring us different Italian regions presenting their history, geography and culinary traditions in an informal and fun format. Kicking off the series is Emilia-Romagna, the northern region with...

New York’s Tiny Museums Are Labors of Love

New York’s Tiny Museums Are Labors of Love

by Anne Kadet   Uptown, the Metropolitan Museum of Art rules the museum world with its $362 million annual budget and $70 million gift-shop business. Across the park, the sprawling, world-famous American Museum of Natural History collects $47 million a year from its 5 million visitors.   And downtown? At the corner of Mulberry and Grand streets in Little Italy, the two-room Italian American...

Kids class a sweet way to learn Italian culture

Kids class a sweet way to learn Italian culture

Children are invited to learn basic Italian, the metric system and southern European culture while cooking shortbread cookies during La Piccola Cucina, a cooking class hosted by the Italian Cultural and Community Center.   The center, located at 1101 Milford St. in Neartown, offers the hands-on culinary experience for children ages 3-12 every month, and has been doing so since 2012. The...

Holy Grail owners opening Italian restaurant at The Banks

Holy Grail owners opening Italian restaurant at The Banks

The owners behind Holy Grail Tavern and Grille are bringing an Italian restaurant to The Banks, representatives announced on Thursday.   'Santo Graal' will open this March on the northern side of Freedom Way, right next door to Holy Grail. It will occupy the former space of Mahogany's Restaurant.   Read more   Source: http://www.fox19.com/    

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

L'ICE-Agenzia organizza la partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015, che si terrà a San Mateo, California, dal 16 al 17 maggio 2015. La Bay Area è l'edizione originale della Maker Faire, organizzata per la prima volta nel 2006 nel cuore della Silicon Valley, una fiera itinerante che oggi conta oltre 100 eventi all'anno in tutto il mondo. La manifestazione...

Matera: no longer the "shame of Italy"

Matera: no longer the "shame of Italy"

In what is the instep of Italy's boot, the first forays into Italy from North Africa came to settle in Matera 10,000 years ago. Living quarters were fashioned in both the limestone caves and built outward from the rock.   Much like America's Appalachia, the people there developed their own style of thriving in harsher living conditions, and also like Appalachia, they...

Spreading the Italian Language – Sabrina Amadei

Spreading the Italian Language – Sabrina Amadei

A rainy and wintery Tuesday afternoon, right before dark, I find myself standing inside a sleek, post-modern, environmentally friendly house, nested in the thick woods; inside, in a brightly lit room behind large glass windows, a group of middle-aged and distinct-looking people sit in a circle sipping warm steamy drinks.   A younger-looking woman with big curly hair, cup in hand, stands...

Vic Fangio new Bears D-coordinator

Vic Fangio new Bears D-coordinator

The Chicago Bears continued to rapidly assemble John Fox's coaching staff on Tuesday, reaching an agreement with Vic Fangio to be their defensive coordinator.   The team made an announcement late Tuesday. Fangio interviewed with the Bears on Saturday, and he met Sunday with the Washington Redskins for a second interview. The Redskins ended up settling on Joe Barry as their defensive...

A taste of truffles

A taste of truffles

Just looking at a truffle, one would not suspect the firm, round, coarse, lumpy nugget would produce such devoted followers and prices in the thousands for mere ounces.   During a special dinner at the Country Club of Landfall Thursday, Jan. 15, the black truffle was the center of attention as guest Italian chef and hotelier Carlo Zarri treated diners to more...

Russo's New York Pizzeria Opens in Spring

Russo's New York Pizzeria Opens in Spring

The wait is over in Spring. - Russo's New York Pizzeria has arrived. Now, more of the Houston area's raving Russo's fans can savor the tastes, aromas and unmistakable ambiance of an authentic New York-style pizzeria.   The well-known fast casual Italian restaurant that brings to life old-world charm and hospitality recently opened just south of the Woodlands at Spring Marketplace at...

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Peter Carravetta & Marisa Frasca – Febr…

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Peter Carravetta & Marisa Frasca – February 14, 2015

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). 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 and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   Read more   Source: http://iawa.net/    

Interview with F. James Greco about Jerkwater Town

Interview with F. James Greco about Jerkwater Town

James Greco is a San Diego author who says he relies on his Italian-American ancestry and experience as a journalist to help mold his historical fiction.   For this interview, the former teacher, attorney, self-described "belly-button" guitar player talked about his newest release, "Jerkwater Town," what drove him to write it, and his "almost" musical career.   Read more   Source: http://www.examiner.com/    

Industria, Brescia prima provincia d’Europa: vale 10,1 miliardi

Industria, Brescia prima provincia d’Europa: vale 10,1 miliardi

Brescia batte Germania 10 a 8. Già, perché la nostra provincia è quella ad avere il maggior valore aggiunto industriale d'Europa: 10,1 miliardi contro gli 8,6 del Wolfsburg. Sono questi i dati di sintesi emersi da un studio di fondazione Edison e Confindustria Bergamo.   Al secondo posto della classifica troviamo Bergamo (9,73 miliardi), al terzo appunto la provincia dello Wolfsburg, al...

Winemaking on the Slopes of Sicily’s Volcano

Winemaking on the Slopes of Sicily’s Volcano

VISITING FRANK Cornelissen 's winery means driving along a dangerously winding road that starts on the shores of the Mediterranean and ends high on the slopes of Mount Etna. Cornelissen, a wiry Belgian-born winemaker, has spent more than a decade in the volcano's northern valley, often sleeping in his cellar, always toiling in his vineyards and forever explaining his methodology...

Longtime Saginaw County Judge Leopold Borrello remembered as faithful public ser…

Longtime Saginaw County Judge Leopold Borrello remembered as faithful public servant

The life of former Saginaw County Judge Leopold P. Borrello was marked by a passion for the law and justice, by love for his family and by nearly two decades of public service on the bench.   Borrello died Sunday, Jan. 18, at the age of 82. One of his three sons, Andre Borrello, said he always looked up to and respected his...

The Old Italian American Grocery Stores

The Old Italian American Grocery Stores

From the 1940s on, the children of Italian immigrants could be found in all regions of the U.S., in almost every career and in nearly every walk of life. My parents were born in Elizabeth, NJ and my father lived in the Italian section of the city, called Peterstown.   This section of the city was home to Italian grocery stores, produce...

Online gli atti della X Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo di Houston

Online gli atti della X Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo di Houston

Sono disponibili online gli atti della X Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, svolta il 6 dicembre a Houston.   Promossa, da 10 anni a questa parte, dal Comites, guidato da Vincenzo Arcobelli, in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d'Italia, la conferenza è ormai divenuto un appuntamento importante per la comunità dei ricercatori italiani negli Usa ed è riconosciuta come tale dalle...

Petrillo’s Restaurant in Peabody – A Family A-Fare

Petrillo’s Restaurant in Peabody – A Family A-Fare

Welcome to "A Tavola," Bostoniano's newest food column, dedicated to taking readers on un giro culinario in search of Massachusetts' prime locations for authentic Italian cuisine. It seems that Massachusetts is rife with Italian eateries, all of which claim to serve real "Italian classics," but for experienced foodies and casual diners, alike, finding a spot that encapsulates not only the...

Ciro Pirone of Horizon Beverage Company leads a tour of Italy's regional wines a…

Ciro Pirone of Horizon Beverage Company leads a tour of Italy's regional wines at wine connextion

Italians have an old Latin expression about wine: in vino veritas (in wine, there is truth). On Saturday, January 24th, 2015, The Wine ConneXtion, located in North Andover, MA, will share with its guests the truth about Italian wine during its complimentary tasting, "Italy Uncorked" led by Ciro Pirone, the Director of Italian Wines for Horizon Beverage Company.   From 1:00PM-5:00PM, Pirone...

Gubbio's Roman theater: light shed over secrets

Gubbio's Roman theater: light shed over secrets

In one of his works, the great Greek tragedian Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) has a lucid Ajax say, Great, unfathomable time brings dark things to light and buries the bright in its darkness.   That is exactly what happened to the Roman theater in Gubbio, Umbria, which was built in the late 1st century BC and forgotten by the Middle Ages. It...

Gaetano Pesce unveils a new line of jewelry

Gaetano Pesce unveils a new line of jewelry

by Tim McKeough   Gaetano Pesce is no stranger to working with flexible resin. The Italian-born, New York–based architect, who has been producing provocative furniture and buildings for nearly half a century, has molded the material into vases that appear to be melting, off-kilter tabletop pieces, and asymmetrical chairs and tables with a soft touch. But he has recently been using urethane...

Sixty Years of Holocaust Research in Italy: The Center for Contemporary Jewish D…

Sixty Years of Holocaust Research in Italy: The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Primo Levi Center present Sixty Years of Holocaust Research in Italy: The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan Giorgio Sacerdoti (President, Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation) Liliana Picciotto (Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation) Wednesday, February 4 - 6PM, Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, TO RSVP PLEASE CLICK HERE   Starting in the last months of World War II,...

Channel Your Inner Italian at Made In Italy Gourmet

Channel Your Inner Italian at Made In Italy Gourmet

by Olee Fowler   Many cities have sprawling Italian markets. Miami hasn't been one of them. But that'll be changing when Made In Italy Gourmet opens its doors in Wynwood on Monday, January 26 at 10 N.E. 27 Street.   Part market, part restaurant and part wine store, the space is an ode to all things Italian. In the front it features a bar...

South Italy Folk Dance Night

South Italy Folk Dance Night

You are invited to another fun evening of music and dancing! South Italy Folk Dance Night with Ornella Iuorio Learn to dance tammurriate, pizzicas, & tarantellas! Live music by Fabio Pirozzolo and Roberto Cassan Click here for more details   Saturday, January 31 - 6:30 pm -- 8:00 pm 41 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA - (617)876-5160 Admission $15Light refreshments and cash bar   Source: Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts  

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promoting-italy-from-farnesina-in-rome-all-over-the-worldThe promotion all over the world of the Italian system, crucial for such a rich country that can offer so much to the world, has definitely been improving in these last few years. This is one of the cases where the crisis has had the effect of developing creativity, cutting where it had to be done, and...

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