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The Italian Cultural Society of North Brunswick held its annual Festa di San Giuseppe at the Pines Manor in Edison on March 18. Guests enjoyed a celebration which included a buffet dinner, traditional sfinge for dessert, music, dancing and festivities. This year, the society bestowed its all-expenses paid scholarship for a six-week study at a unive...

It's with tremendous saddness that the Italian American Police Society of NJ announces the untimely passing of it's Vice President Alfonse Imperiale this afternoon. Alfonse was one of the organization's foundation members serving on the Board for almost 20 years. Al leaves a legacy of service to NJ retiring as a Captain in the NJ Transit Police and...

Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 p.m. | 5th floor Mueller Center | Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Your chance to talk all things wine with one of the nation's leading scholars of American wine history has arrived! Purchase Tickets: $20 for the general public and $10 for History Center members (both include...

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. $25. Baltimore’s Little Italy neighborhood was once home to Jewish immigrants from Germany and Russia. Surprise! The 1850s Gold Rush in California brought some of the earliest immigrants from Italy, who rented rooms from homeowners in Fell’s Point and along the harbor as they made plans to continue west to seek their f...

Creed II officially kicked off filming in Philadelphia earlier this month, bringing Rocky Balboa himself, Sylvester Stallone, back to the city for the Rocky franchise’s eighth installment. Sly even stopped by the old Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a hit of nostalgia that Philly folks loved. Across town at the Da Vinci Art Allian...

My boss, the CEO of OPERA America, has a favorite “first question.” Every time he interviews an opera creator, artist, board member or business partner, he asks them, “What is the first opera you saw? Who took you?” For nearly 10 years, I’ve lived in dread that he’d ask me that question in public – because I just don’t remember. I mean, I know I we...

When: Monday, April 23, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute - Entrance : Free - Reservation May Be Required After rocking the Berlin International Film Festival and Tribeca 2018, Director Laura Bispuri and movie star Alba Rohrwacher arriv...

Festa Italiana for 2018 will be Aug. 9, 10 and 11, and the plans are well underway to make the event as popular as always. The planning and organization is a year-long process, with plans moving forward at a steady pace. Mary Ann Colestro, secretary of Festa Italiana, explained that the festival’s entertainment schedule is mostly booked, although t...

Michelle Pirone Lambros, a Democrat running for Princeton Council, is looking to lead a community she once called home and recently returned to. As one of six candidates in the upcoming Democratic primary, she has entered the race for the two council seats up this year. “I’m back and I want to do public service,” said Pirone Lambros, who has never...

At the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), we believe strongly in supporting future generations of the Italian American community. This is why we created the NIAF Congressional Fellowship; with it, we place outstanding Italian American college students, graduate students and recent graduates in the offices of members of the Italian America...

Throughout his long life, Joe Mancuso, 96, has felt immense pride in his hometown of Washington, his alma mater, “Wash High,” and the local Italian Americans who made their mark in the world of sports and entertainment, like World Lightweight Champion boxer Sammy Angott. Over the last few decades, Mancuso has displayed his “pride of place” in a hom...

“Mirror, mirror on the wall” is the intriguing title of the exhibition by Italian artist Patrizio Travagli that will open at the Embassy of Italy on April 10th. On view until June 1st, the exhibition is organized by Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington DC. With his works, Patrizio Travagli invites us to turn our attenti...