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By Lori Fredrich   Lidia Bastianich is one of the best-loved chefs on television. Her Emmy Award-winning public television programs have delighted audiences for over 17 years, capturing both her love and respect for authentic Italian cuisine.   And Bastianich's popularity is warranted. She has spent more than three decades building a...

by Claudio Lavanga   A rare copy of a 15th century letter describing Christopher Columbus' trip to the Americas has been returned to Italian authorities after being stolen from a library in Florence. "It is interesting how 500 years after the letter was written it has made the same trip back and forth from America," Italian Culture Mini...

"L'8 giugno il Ministero degli Affari Esteri ha risposto alla mia interrogazione relativa alle criticità degli impiegati a contratto della rete diplomatico-consolare negli Usa". Ad annunciarlo è Aldo Di Biagio, senatore di Area Popolare eletto in Europa che - insieme al collega Turano (Pd) - aveva sottoposto all'attenzione della Farnesina la questi...

di Michele Chicco La FIGC vende più prodotti della Nazionale negli Stati Uniti d'America che in Italia. Per l'esattezza, il 22% del merchandising azzurro messo sul mercato dalla Federazione nel 2015 è sbarcato negli USA, il 18% è rimasto in Italia e il 9% è volato in Francia.   Poi ci sono via via tutti gli altri paesi, più o meno affeziona...

di Stefano Vaccara   Il 27 gennaio, da sette anni, chi scrive si reca insieme a tanti altri italiani davanti alla sede del Consolato Generale di Park Avenue per leggere i nomi degli ebrei italiani trucidati nei campi di concentramento nazisti. La giornata della memoria, qui a New York, diventa quindi una cerimonia particolare perché, davanti...

L'AISNA (Associazione dei Chirurgi Italiani in Nord America) con il supporto dell'ISSNAF (Fondazione degli Scienziati e Studenti Italiani in Nord America) indice pubblico concorso per le seguenti posizioni di ricerca:   Fellowship Clinica in Chirurgia dei TrapiantiBaylor University (Dallas, TX)Direttore del Programma / Socio Contribuente: Gi...

"We made it!", ce l'abbiamo fatta. A fare che cosa? L'Italian American Country tour: 35 giorni di viaggio negli States, 10.100 km al volante, 16 tappe e 25 stati attraversati dalla East alla West Coast, 130 ore di guida e 130 di sonno, 6 aerei, 105 persone intervistate originarie di 19 regioni italiane, 60 ore di materiale video girato e più di 8.0...

by Nina barleigh   The scene in Perugia played out like a colorized version of that harrowing mob scene in Frankenstein—outraged villagers storming the castle to slay the monster who has been terrorizing them. But this bogeyman was a pretty American exchange student sometimes known as Foxy Knoxy, and the villagers were modern-day Italians wh...

Although it is moving more slowly than expected, Maserati plans to increase its U.S. dealership count to 125 as it prepares to launch the Levante full-size crossover. Christian Gobber, CEO of Maserati North America, said the brand has begun adding points from the 100 it had last year, bringing its current count to 107 stores.   The Leva...

Ted Bacino has had a long and diverse career. In October 1954, he served as editor to the Northern Star – the brand new student-produced paper at Northern Illinois University (NIU). He graduated from the University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1955.   He would later say of his experience as an editor: "It wasn't always good for grades, but it...

by Rolando Vitale   Between 1900 and 1955, Italian Americans captured the greatest proportion of world boxing titles. Fifty-one champions and title claimants rose to the top of their respective weight classes, more than any other ethnic group.   Yet the outside world was oblivious to this remarkable success with his Italian identity u...

Salvatore opened the door to his parents' apartment with a bulky silver key and showed me in. 'Vieni, vieni,' he said as he dumped the keys on a 17th-century chaise longue at the entrance to the living room. 'Mammmmmmma! E pronto?' (Is dinner ready? Wasn't he going to say that the American girl was here?) I was led into the kitchen, where Raffaell...