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Thursday, March 7 | 7 - 9 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center, Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Free and open to the public. Join the History Center for the premiere of "The Rock," a documentary about the life and legacy of Therese Rocco, one of America's first female assistant police chiefs and the first in Pittsburgh....

“Wonderful elixir!  Thou art mine!  Oh, why cannot I enjoy its effects immediately?”  so says the lovesick  peasant Nemorino. Yet this elixir of love is hardly a perfect love potion for Valentine’s Day.  Instead, it is a scam whereby the scamp Dr. Dulcamara, knowing Nemorino’s desperate attempts to capture the noble lady Adina‘s heart, tricks him i...

Virginia Tech will celebrate the indigenous people of the Americas on the second Monday of October, a day normally reserved for observing the accomplishments of Christopher Columbus. The university further encouraged Virginia to cease celebrating Columbus Day and honor indigenous people on the state holiday. On Monday, President Tim Sands approv...

Dopo Toronto tocca agli States ospitare nella città di Philadelphia la mostra sui paesi di Calabria. Un viaggio all’interno delle comunità calabresi e italiane che continua a mietere successo. A fare da scenario è stato il museo dell'emigrazione italiana della Filitalia International, la Fondazione creata dal noto cardiologo Pasquale Nestico, nato...

“Nuovi approcci all’insegnamento dell’italiano nella East e West Coast”americane è il tema del seminario online organizzato dalla cattedra di studi italo americani intitolata a Theresa and Lawrence R. Inserra della Montclaire University. Promosso in collaborazione con l’Italian Program (Dipartimento di lingue e letterature moderne) e il supporto de...

From developing universities in the Dominican Republic to advising microcredit programs in Indonesia, a pair of reverends bearing decades of global humanitarianism are bringing their benevolence to the corner of 13th and Tasker streets. In efforts to resurrect a once-thriving congregation, the historic St. John’s Baptist Church, whose impact has al...

A mainstay in Alexandria’s West End, Fratelli’s Italian Restaurant at 410 S. Van Dorn Street, has been dishing up northern Italian specialties for almost 15 years and makes you feel like family the moment you step through the door. Butter-based sauces rich with cream grace northern Italian tables just as they do in France, but Italian chefs put the...

The Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute is co-sponsoring a two-day symposium: "New Italy and the Jews: From Massimo D'Azeglio to Primo Levi", from February 28th to March 1st in partnership with the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University. This symposium is taking place in conjunction with the publication...

The grated cheese dusted a bowl of “scrippelle” soup whose rich broth bobbed with rolled-up crepes. It sprinkled over crusty hunks of Italian bread smeared with butter and spicy chili flakes. It frosted a mountaintop of gnocchi in deep red tomato sauce crowned with a flank steak braciola cooked to such tenderness the tug of a fork unfurled its pati...

It's on Broad Street and it's called Alfonso's! Alfonso's Pastry Shoppe and cafe takes the place of what was once Carlo's Bakery (#86 Broad St.) just doors down from Yestercades in downtown Red Bank. It looks very festive inside with plenty of seating and a selection so vast that you'd have to go back numerous times to taste all of the goodies. The...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna will recieve its Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award. Chief Anthony G. Manna was born and raised in Fairfield. He is a graduate of West Essex High School and attended Caldwell College, where he graduated with a BA Degree in Crimi...

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and...