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The Italian Embassy's Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a night dedicated to pizzica on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm!  Pizzica is the name of a traditional dance from the Salento region that originated from an Italian legend. The story warned against venomous tarantula bites, claiming that the only way to shake spider poison out of your bo...

La Trentunesima Cena Annuale di Gala di Filitalia International (FI) si è svolta al Celebrations Banquet Hall, in Bensalem, PA dalle 16.30 fino alle 22.30 di domenica 11 novembre 2018. Il Maestro di Cerimonia della serata di gala è stato Marco Circelli, Direttivo Esecutivo di FI, il quale ha ricordato ai presenti che l’organizzazione celebra il tre...

The church bells at St. Mary’s rang at the appointed time on Sunday: at the stroke of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. One hundred years had passed since the end of World War I, and a family gathered to finally give one soldier his due. Joseph Lorino was an Italian immigrant from Sicily who left his adopted city of Passaic in 1917 t...

The 3rd Edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World will start in Washington DC and the USA on Monday November 12 with a vast selection of events suitable to "all palates". The Week , that has now reached its third edition, has established itself as an important event for the promotion of Italy abroad. This year, the “Week” is dedicated to...

An Italian cafe/restaurant called Fiore is on the way to the former Kanella South space in Queen Village. Ed Crochet and Justine MacNeil, two pedigreed chefs last in New York, have signed a lease for 757 S. Front St., which last was Kanella South after a brief spell as Village Belle, which followed a decades-long run as Frederick's. (Kanella's Kons...

Si terranno oggi, presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, degli incontri per rafforzare le iniziative atte a promuovere l’Italia in un territorio quale quello statunitense di primario interesse, numeri alla mano, anche per il sistema Study Abroad Italiano.  A darne notizia è Eduitalia, riportando i dati sulla lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti do...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Presents Patrizio Buanne: The Special Valentine's Show on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8 P.M. Get romantic with international acclaimed, best-selling crooner Patrizio Buanne, the world's leading ambassador of Neapolitan, Sicilian and other Italian song, when he makes this welcome return to NJPAC with The Sp...

As a conclusion to the Third Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, celebrating this year the Italian region of Puglia, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington DC present Apulian jazz pianist Kekko Fornarelli, performing his show Monologue for the first time in the United States. Monologue is an intimate dialogue betwee...

As the legend goes, there was only one way to survive the bite of a tarantula and the workers in the fields of Apulia discovered it. When the spider bit you and the venom started to move within your body, you had to move with it and the only way to flush out the poison was to dance. And it was from this story that the traditional dance of the Salen...

The Sicilian Tenors: a live taping for a Television Special to be aired on PBS stations across the country! Come be a part of the show! Sunday November 25, 2018 | 3:00 PM Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701 The Sicilian Tenors take the audience on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway, Italy, and beyond...

You are cordially invited to “A talk on Puccini's Messa di Gloria”, by Richard Giarusso. Friday, November 16, 2018, at 6:30 pm. ICS Headquarters - 4833 Rugby Ave. Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814. Join conductor, singer, and scholar, Richard Giarusso, Chair of the Musicology Department at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and Music Director of the...

Giosetta Capriati, Presidente Onorario AmCham a New York e Presidente di GIOSETTA CONSULTANTS INC., societa’ specializzata da anni in progetti di alto livello fra Italia e Stati Uniti e non solo, ha deciso anni fa di portare la ristorazione italiana nelle grandi sedi istituzionali del mondo e ha iniziato con il PALAZZO DI VETRO a New York nel 1995...