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"L'Amica Geniale” e’ tra i finalisti per il miglior dramma in tv dei Critics Choice Awards che saranno assegnati il 13 gennaio sul canale CW. Le nominations dei premi della Broadcast Film Critics and Television Journalists Associations per il 2019 sono state annunciate oggi. Concorrono nella categoria Best Drama con l’adattamento televisivo della s...

Maybe you don’t recognize it, but Amanda Pascali says there’s a love song at the heart of any good political song. “I like to think of my music, especially the political songs, as more of an internal journey than an external one. A lot of folk musicians think they have some duty to speak on issues of human rights and, during this period, immigratio...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Pat A. Cipollone, an Italian American, being appointed as White House Counsel this week. Cipollone has practiced in commercial litigation, trade regulation, health-care fraud and has experience and expertise in defending corporations. He was a former partner at the law firm Kirkland and...

LLS (Leonardo LoCascio Selections), a member of The Winebow Group and America’s leading importer of premium Italian wines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive U.S. importer of the wines of Achille Boroli and his family’s eponymous estate that lies at the heart of the Barolo DOCG. Boroli joins a portfolio that represents more than 60 win...

From The Godfather to The Sopranos, the most prominent depictions of Italian-Americans in pop culture often come from stories about organized crime. But as thrilling as watching criminals wake up to find bloody horse heads in their beds may be, I’ve always felt a sense of disappointment when trying to connect to these stories. As the great-granddau...

In her latest and 18th book, Adriana Trigiani pays tribute to her late mother, the Big Band Era and the Jersey Shore. Trigiani has written a book a year since 2000 and has also done a couple of screenplays. The latest is a family saga, tracing one woman's life from just after she's out of high school to her death as an old woman. In this passage fr...

Nutella maker Ferrero is interested in buying Campbell Soup’s international business, which includes biscuit brand Arnott’s, two sources close to the matter said on Monday. The Italian group based in the Piedmont region is working on a possible deal with Rothschild as advisers, one of the sources said, confirming an earlier report by Italian daily...

Who is the greatest basketball player of all time? It's not Michael Jordan. That distinction belongs to hall of fame forward, Hank Luisetti, the first person to sore fifty points in a game, the innovator of the running one-handed shot, and the one responsible for paving the road to March Madness and the formation of the NBA. Nobody—not even Jordan...

Study Italian Diaspora Culture in Rome through a Unique Summer Program. Application Deadline-February 22, 2019. The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar™ is a three-week summer program that takes place at Roma Tre University from June 17-July 5, 2019. It is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies...

Applications for NIAF scholarships are now open! Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000 and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students. If you are Italian American or if you are studying Italian in college, apply today! Deadline is March 1, 2019. For more information, contact Julia Streisfeld, Program Manag...

Since leaving the Terlato Wines portfolio and establishing its own U.S. import arm in 2016, Miami-based Santa Margherita USA has looked to expand its business both through organic growth and portfolio additions.In January 2017, the company oversaw a major realignment of its distribution structure and partnered with new wholesalers across the U.S. m...

On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor – a U.S. naval base on the island of Oahu – destroying or damaging 18 ships and over 300 aircraft and killing or wounding almost 3,500 Americans. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a declaration of war against Japan. A year earlier, when Japan signed the Tripa...