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When interviewed by Eugenia Paulicelli, in June 2000, fashion designer Fernanda Gattinonirevealed that the advice she had for all her clients was “that they should never copy the dress of this or that actress or celebrity.” According to Gattinoni, a dress should instead match the personality of the individual. While Gattinoni’s words reflect her si...

Marvel superhero movies are some of the most entertaining, commercially successful, and critically acclaimed movies in today’s film industry. While some of this success can be attributed to the great source material, much of it has to do with directing. Some of the franchise’s most successful films, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain A...

In 1989, when Andrea Mugnaini began importing open hearth wood-fired Italian ovens to the United States, food had not yet become a national obsession. There was no Food Network, and few celebrity chefs. People said Italian ovens were a risky investment. The Italian manufacturer thought a country used to simply pressing "start" on a microwave oven w...

La malattia di Pompe che colpisce due figli, la battaglia per mettere in contatto i ricercatori americani ed europei, l’incontro con l’italiano Gianfranco Parenti, la ricerca sugli chaperones farmaceutici, il fallimento di tre trial clinici e la volontà di andare avanti comunque. Fino ad avere una terapia approvata, per la malattia di Fabry, e altr...

italytime Centro Culturale Italiano di New York in collaboration with The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute announces the International Competition for New Italian Theater titled "The Kindly Narrator" Admission to the Competition is open to anyone. Rules for Entering the International Competition for New Italian Theater "The Kindly Narrat...

Alberto Milani, President of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of New York, has been elected the official representative of the Chambers of Commerce within the NAFTA region (United States, Canada and Mexico). Mr. Milani plans to implement various valuable solutions to strengthen the presence of all nine Chambers operating within North America,...

Giuliano Hazan, Italian chef, cookbook author, culinary instructor and son of the late renowned Italian cookbook author Marcella Hazan, is launching a line of Italian specialty foods under the “Giuliano’s Classic” moniker. The products include tomato sauce, extra-virgin olive oil and carnaroli rice so Italian-food lovers can create authentic flavor...

Pasta is one dish we just can't get enough of - but while it may be easy enough to cook, it's surprisingly difficult to master. Now one Italian chef has revealed exactly how long we really should be cooking our pasta for - and there's a secret to getting it perfectly al dente. Mario Batali, a specialist in Italian cuisine from New York, says you ne...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) extends its sincere thoughts and prayers for speedy recoveries to the victims of today’s senseless attack on the Republican Party’s congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Among the injured was Representative Steve Scalise, U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip and Representative for...

It could be argued that there were three truly significant Italian American movies that cemented Italian culture into the zeitgeist. The Godfather, Rocky and Saturday Night Fever, the latter of which is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. Each of those movies was sold as ‘The American Dream’ all with anti-hero leads, all with flawed charact...

Americans love sports!  Though the same could be said truthfully about elsewhere, it is especially true here.  The reasons for this are manifold.  The fact that television, which gave spectator sports to the masses, was invented and first popularized here no doubt played a large part.  Capitalism may have been a Dutch invention but crass Capitalism...

Alitalia has filed for bankruptcy protection in a US court, temporarily safeguarding its stateside operations and assets from creditors as it is offered for sale in Italy. US bankruptcy judge Sean Lane granted the Italian flag carrier a restraining order for 10 days until 23 June, court documents show. The order will automatically be extended to 26...