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Moschino and Maxis™, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) announced that Jeremy Scott will host his annual Palm Springs Desert Party with The Sims ™ to celebrate the launch of a new capsule collection. Inspired by the popular life simulation video game franchise, a whole collection of ready-to-wear items and accessories including Moschino items...

Restaurants in major U.S. cities once fit into two categories: fancy French on the high end and dreary workingmen’s hash houses on the low. Then came the 1880s, and with them a massive influx of Southern Italian immigrants. Exotic yet accessible, the restaurants they opened appealed to “Bohemians,” the hipsters of that era. Red-and-white-checked ta...

Submissions for the 2019 Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize are now open! The Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize was conceived to promote the literature of the Italian diaspora and is open to poets of Italian descent writing poetry in English. The winning poet will be awarded $1000 and Bordighera Press will publish the manuscript, along with a standard royalty con...

Parmacotto, LLC is a new player in the American food market. 70 percent of the company is controlled by Parmacotto, SpA, founded in 1978 in Parma, Italy. The remaining 30 percent of the LLC is owned by the founding members of Cibo Italia, LLC, Larry Saia and Alessandro Sità, who are now respectively President and CEO of Parmacotto, LLC. Parmacotto'...

This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to Candice Guardino, star of the one-woman show “Italian Bred” about her upbringing in an Italian American family and the dream she had to become an actress. Candice shares some very interesting and funny stories, and also talks about how her acting career has brought so much fulfil...

Volossal Publishing is proud to announce the release of our fourth novel with celebrated Italian-American author Catherine Gigante-Brown. Her BETTER THAN SISTERS boldly blurs the line between Young Adult and Women’s fiction. BETTER THAN SISTERS weaves a timeless tale that spans several decades, generations, cultures and genres, telling the story of...

L'iscrizione all'AIRE produrra' i suoi effetti a decorrere dalla data in cui il cittadino aveva presentato l'istanza all'Ufficio Consolare: significativo contributo dell'Amministrazione all'innovazione e alla certezza del diritto. Il Decreto Legge 25 marzo 2019 n. 22 (c.d. "Decreto Brexit") contiene, al fine di rendere piu' spedita e certa la decor...

While our immigrant forebears sat by giant radio consoles to absorb the news, music and culture of Italy, today’s Italian Americans have podcasts and, among them, one has remarkable traction. How much? Try roughly 20,000 listens per episode. Not bad for a program that’s less than four years old and the product of programmers learning the ropes as t...

The trailer and poster have arrived for Ron Howard's documentary, Pavarotti. As its title implies, the film chronicles the life and times of the Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, complete with archival footage of the late artist and interviews with those who knew him conducted in the present. This is far from Howard's first time calling the s...

Anitya, you had a really cool approach to the Italian language. Can you explain to us how you found your Italian school in Sicily? “I’ll start with the way I was introduced to Sicily. While I was at the hairdresser, I heard about this inexpensive one-week trip to Sicily for a cooking class in October of 2017 which was all inclusive: food, excursion...

In The Art of Objects: The Birth of Italian Industrial Culture, 1878-1928 (University of Toronto Press, 2018), Luca Cottini, Associate Professor of Italian Studies at Villanova University, traces the fascinating history of early Italian industrial culture from post-unification Italy to Fascism.  In this conversation with Elena Bellina, Lauro De Bos...

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Opportunities are available for artists, college and university faculty, professionals, and independent scholars to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research institutions in Italy. Fulbright Scholars represent the diversity of the U...