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It's been 67 years since Tony Bennett topped the charts with his first million-selling hit, "Because of You." By the time he won his first two Grammys 12 years later for "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," the star had refined his approach and found the voice that would sustain him as one of the most acclaimed song stylists ever.  No lesser an auth...

A poche ore dall'incontro tra Donald Trump e il presidente del consiglio, Giuseppe Conte, si fanno ipotesi sui possibili risultati di un'agenda non facile. Tra i temi, quello che preoccupa le imprese italiane riguarda i dazi, che potrebbero avere un effetto negativo sull'export italiano. Gli Usa, infatti, sono per l'Italia il terzo mercato di sbocc...

When the Piccirilli Brothers arrived in New York from Italy in 1888, they brought with them a skill– artistry and passion for stone-carving unrivaled in the United States. At their studio at 467 East 142nd Street, in the Mott Haven Section of the Bronx, the brothers turned monumental slabs of marble into some of the nation’s recognizable icons, inc...

The first time Theo Rossi felt seen as a New Yorker was when Enter the Wu-Tang dropped. It didn't just herald the arrival of one of the most revered names in hip-hop. It featured the RZA and his soon-to-be crew of legends shouting out "Shaolin Island," giving New York's oft-forgotten borough one of the biggest claims to fame a neighborhood could p...

The Society for Italian Historical Studies, in affiliation with the American Historical Association, again offers a prize of $400 for the Ezio Cappadocia Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript on the history of Italy of dissertation length. Since the object of the award is to encourage fresh interest in Italian history, the prize is offered for the...

On cold winter days, our thoughts turn to Calabria, located at southernmost tip of the Italian peninsula. Stretching between the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, the narrow region’s beaches rise quickly into mountain ranges. This rugged terrain naturally created pockets of isolated societies, many of whose culture continues to reflect the region’s leadi...

President Donald Trump and Italy's new premier are stressing what they have in common as they stand side-by-side at the White House at a joint press conference. Trump noted Monday that he and Italy's Giuseppe Conte were "both outsiders to politics" when they began their campaigns. And Conte is describing the U.S. and Italy as "almost twin countries...

Sebastian Maniscalco is exasperated, with everything. "Taking a photo of yourself? What are you doing?What...are...you...doing?"  "I was brought up with a certain set of rules on how to behave. And you look around today, everybody's got their own set of rules. Like, the basic courtesy in life I don't think is there anymore and I think I point those...

The Italian Language Foundation is thrilled to announce that participation in the Advanced Placement Italian Language and Culture exam increased 14% from 2017 to 2018. The Italian Language Foundation – under the leadership of President Dr. Margaret Cuomo, and Board Chairman Mr. Louis Tallarini – was founded in July 2008 with the mission of increasi...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has arrived in Washington ahead of a series of meetings later today with U.S President Donald Trump. Conte, who leads a coalition government between two populist parties - the anti-establishment five-star movement and the far right league – could find common ground with the President despite Mr Trump’s labelli...

On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors and the Executive Search Committee, Chairpersons Gabriel Battista and Patricia de Stacy Harrison announced that Lawrence J. Purpuro will join the Foundation on September 1, 2018, as its new Chief Executive Officer. “Larry brings to this position experience and success i...

Gelato al fior di latte might look sort of like off-brand vanilla ice cream(wedding white, with no bean flecks in sight), but don’t be fooled: It’s not vanilla at all. Rather, imagine the flavor of the milkiest-milk imaginable, with a floral nuance that’ll make you swear there’s something else to it. And while it may not scream out to you from amon...