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Questa mattina la Farnesina ospiterà l’evento di Celebrazione del Settantesimo Anniversario della Commissione Fulbright, nata per favorire gli scambi accademici tra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti, offrendo borse di studio a cittadini italiani e statunitensi per opportunità di studio, ricerca e insegnamento presso campus americani e atenei italiani. Dop...

He was only four years old when he learned how to package the olive oil bottles by hand. It was then that Giovanni Colavita understood that the family’s passion would become his future. Raised in  Molise, where his grandfather Giovanni established the Colavita olive oil company in 1938, Giovanni graduated with a Law degree from the University of Ro...

If there’s one food that’s timeless, it’s pasta. In the classic sense, yes, but also in that it can take no time at all to prepare, making for a logical next entry in the fast-casual restaurant movement in New York. Notable chefs—veterans of highly lauded Italian restaurants—are now serving speedy versions with top-quality ingredients; so are teams...

At the end of a bout that featured more proper fighting among the occupants of the £100 ringside seats than inside the ropes in Manchester on Saturday night, Tyson Fury proclaimed he will regain the world heavyweight championship by the end of the year. What Rocky Marciano would have made of that boast can only be imagined. Seventy years ago next m...

Sarà il palco del Jazz Showcase di Chicago ad aprire il 13 Giugno il tour americano di Fabrizio Bosso e del suo quartetto che si concluderà il 20 Giugno all’Auditorium dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. Al pubblico americano, Fabrizio Bosso presenterà il progetto “State of the Art”, doppio album live uscito ad aprile 2017 e registrato d...

Grana Padano PDO, Italy's most popular PDO cheese world-wide, and Urbani Truffles, the leading global purveyor of fresh truffles and truffle products, have teamed up for the First Annual Black Truffle Festival, June 15th – 24th. This year's 10-day festival will launch exclusively in restaurants across New York, Miami and San Francisco, allowing che...

On the latest episode of my podcast,”Your Last Meal” actor and filmmaker Zach Braff lets his native New Jersey shine through by proclaiming his love for chicken parm. “Chicken parm is my favorite thing in the world, I could eat chicken parm every single day,” Braff said. “It’s just so good, I want to have it every day. My mouth is watering and it’s...

CALL FOR PAPERS - Global Intersections and Artistic Interconnections: Italian Cinema and Media across Times and Spaces. Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies - Second International Conference. The American University of Rome. 14-15 June 2019. Keynote Speaker: Professor Milly Buonanno, La Sapienza University. Intersections of local and global:...

Lui si chiama Jonathan Cilia Faro, ha 36 anni, è originario di Ragusa ma vive negli Stati Uniti dove di professione fa il tenore popolare. Si, perché in America essere un artista, un cantante lirico, uno che, insomma, lavora con la musica, è considerato un vero lavoro. Jonathan Cilia Faro ha lasciato l’Italia 14 anni fa. In un’intervista rilasciata...

During the Great Depression our top of the line favorite lunch meat was Italian prosciutto. Unfortunately, all we could afford was fried rubbery bologna, except for one instance. It was in the early 1930s, when my Uncle Joe from Utah came to visit us. He brought a big home cured “bone in the prosciutto” type ham for all of us to eat. He raised and...

A classic Ferrari has changed hands for a world record $70 million. The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO, known as the Holy Grail model, won the Tour de France in 1964, which is one of the world’s most famous and historic motor races. It is a 174 mph road-legal racing car and one of only 36 built between 1962 and 1964. For years, the Ferrari, likened to a Pica...

In Frank Sinatra’s early days of stardom, the man known as the Chairman of the Board could send legions of bobby soxers swooning with his Italian light baritone and a flicker of his ol’ blue eyes. But as the 1940s turned into the 1950s and a string of poorly received musicals and an adulterous affair with Ava Gardner caused his popularity to wane,...