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Jimmy Lodato has announced his candidacy for the non-partisan position of Hernando County School Board, District 3. Jimmy has been heavily involved with the School District for several years. He most recently spearheaded the campaign to revive the half cent funding for school capital improvements as Chairman of the Steering Committee and co-Chair o...

Leading Italian fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni is expanding in the U.S. with its first school in the region, located in Miami’s Design District. The venue will be unveiled during Art Basel, running Dec. 7 to 10. “Go big or go home,” said entrepreneur Hakan Baykam, president of the new Miami school, showing a photo of the impressi...

The Whitten Learning Center is now doubling as an Italian movie theater. The center has become the home base for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures’ seventh annual Italian Film Festival this October. Once a week, for Italian heritage month, contemporary Italian films are screened on campus, free to students, faculty and community me...

Chiunque mi conosca ve lo può confermare (credo) senza alcuna difficoltà: non sono mai stato un grande appassionato di sport. E non lo so nemmeno adesso, che la giovinezza ormai l'ho abbandonata... forse da poco, è vero, ma comunque l'ho fatto. Nonostante tutto, però, lo sport e i suoi personaggi e le sue dinamiche e il suo influenzare e farsi infl...

The Department of Romance Studies is hosting a film screening series called “Fear Friday with Dario Argento” every Friday until Oct. 30 in the Media Resources Center of the Undergraduate Library. Each screening will feature a movie by Italian horror director Dario Argento, with the last screening featuring John Carpenter’s “Halloween.” Assistant Ar...

The University of Tennessee at Martin will host Luca Bonomi, president of the Societa Dante Alighieri in Siena, Italy on October 2-5. The Societa Dante Alighieri or the Dante Alighieri Society is a society that promotes Italian culture and language around the world. Today this society is present in more than 60 countries. Bonomi became associated w...

Maryville High School tenth grade students set a record for participation in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest with more than 60 students submitting an essay, according to Belva Dawson, contest chairman. Participation certificates were presented to 20 students with the top-rated essays. The winning essay was written by Mason Walk, who rece...

Si è svolta a Washington D.C. la cerimonia di consegna degli Awards del Pete Taylor Partnership of excellence, che, per la prima volta dalla sua istituzione, ha visto protagonista l’istituzione italiana consolare di Miami grazie anche alla importante attività operativa dell' Ente Gestore Odli.  Il Console Generale d’Italia a Miami, Gloria Marina Be...

When Elena Mullano first landed on United States soil, she was not stepping into a different country, but jumping into one of the many American films she had seen as she grew up. The 17-year-old Italian hailing from Sardinia, a large island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, said it was an almost immediate reaction when she stepped off the plane....

JUPITER HIGHAllensandro D’ Innocenzo is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the state organization of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. PALM BEACH GARDENS ELEMENTARYThe annual talent show takes place at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the cafeteria, featuring everything from comedy to classical piano. The school band also will entertain. MARSH POI...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will honor 10 scholarship winners and Outstanding Italian-American honoree Jack A. Barcelona at a dinner May 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. With this year’s awards, the organization will have given 190 scholarships to Washington County residents since 1992. Dinner ti...

FAU has international students from all over the world who attend classes on its South Florida campuses. For many of these students, the new college atmosphere is not the only thing they have to adjust to — they have to fit their cultural backgrounds into their South Florida surroundings. Three FAU graduate students from Italy have decided to reser...