NEWS FROM : USA  

Leaders in military, labor, medicine, public service, and athletics will be honored on May 21 in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) at its 27th Annual NELA Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.   G...

It's true that the crisis between Russia and Ukraine has been felt. It's also true that the turbulence and the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and in African countries have hurt export figures. But the Italian jewelry market in the first part of the year has largely held thanks to the growth trend in the United States, a very important de...

Italian jeweler Marco Bicego has launched an e-commerce platform for U.S.-based consumers. Beginning this week, a newly designed interface will replace marcobicego.com, allowing shoppers to choose from the designer's full assortment. The Web site will also include a news section in order to keep fans up-to-date with brand initiatives. To mark the...

By Summer Whitford   Italy's famous for incredible food, so learn some things you didn't know about fresh cheese, pasta, tomatoes, and more. Americans are smitten with Italian food. Without pizza, fettuccini Alfredo, garlic bread, spaghetti with meatballs, and a long list of other classic Italian-American favorites, a large percent...

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Mike Marino is affectionately known to thousands of his fans as "New Jersey's Bad Boy of Comedy". He has performed in every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles including: The MGM Grand, Catch a Rising Star, The Comic Strip, Stand Up NY, The Improv, Rascals and The Icehouse.   He has worked with som...

Documents and Artistic Experiences of Early Italian Immigration Call for Essays   The first major wave of immigration from Italy to North America occurred between the second half of the nineteenth century and the First World War. While this phenomenon has been the object of numerous historical, sociological and anthropological studies, it s...

La cultura italiana negli USA ha una nuova piattaforma on-line. E' il sito www.italyinus.org, il portale culturale della rete diplomatica italiana negli Stati Uniti.   Semplicità e completezza sono le due parole d'ordine del nuovo sito, un luogo virtuale in cui si potranno facilmente trovare informazioni sulle centinaia di eventi culturali o...

Gary Sinise has one of those faces that are impossible to forget, a face made for characters rough on the edges, but the man behind it couldn't be further from that image. As his popularity increased he decided to have a bigger role in his life, one that could make a life worth living.   Gary's family tree has its roots in Italy, his great-g...

The US Pizza Team will head to Parma, Italy, this May to take part in the World Pizza Championships.   The World Pizza Championships attracts hundreds of pizzaiolos from more than 30 countries every year. Competitors take part in a range of events. They include: classic pizza, pizza-in-the-pan, pizza-on-the-peel, Neapolitan, gluten-free, piz...

by Joseph Francis Michael Moscaritolo ("Growing up Italian")   My maternal grandparents Angelina Schiavo-DeFuria Abbatangelo and Francesco Paolo Gambacorta-Abbatangelo were from Ariano Irpino in the Province of Avellino of the Campania Region. They came to this country around 1913 and settled in the Readville section of Boston, MA.  ...

di Maria Teresa Cometto   Da New York a Los Angeles, passando per Boston e Kansas City, le startup italiane cercano – e a volte trovano – l'America in tutti gli angoli degli States, impegnandosi nei business più diversi. Ecco qualche storia con un bilancio degli errori e delle lezioni imparate nel 2015, con i "buoni propositi" per il 2016....

by Heather Cook   In Gaia B. Amman's first book in The Italian Saga series, An Italian Adventure, she takes us on a journey of friendship, sisterhood, and familiar family drama, as we learn about Italy in the late 80's. The protagonist, Leda, the character we follow throughout the series, has her nose buried in books when she isn't out being...