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A poche settimane dall'inizio di EXPO Milano 2015, giovedì 12 marzo si terrà presso la Freedom Tower del Dade College di Miami la Conferenza "America and the Old World: Food, Health & Culture", l'evento ufficiale di presentazione dell'Esposizione Universale e del Padiglione degli Stati Uniti (www.mdc.edu/feedingtheplanet). La conferenza è orga...

by Daniel Dentico   Ariana Grande has officially being recognized by PEOPLE magazine as one of the World's Most Beautiful People.   Often asked to reveal her ethnicity by fans, Ariana responded to one fan on Twitter saying she's Italian-American, half Sicilian and half Abruzzese.   Read more   Fonte: The Italian American...

As we continue to promote Mondomusica New York 2014 around the globe, we are planning a special presentation of the Mondomusica New York program in Chicago and Los Angeles. These events will ensure that we are attracting the largest number of violin makers, dealers, musicians, music teachers, students and instrument collectors from around the count...

Italian automaker Fiat SpA announced Wednesday that it reached an agreement to acquire the remaining shares of Chrysler for $3.65 billion in payments to a union-controlled trust fund. Fiat already owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler's shares, with the remaining 41.5 percent held by a United Auto Workers union trust fund that pays health care bills f...

by Roberto Zanni L'elenco è lunghissimo, se ne contano 366 in tutti gli Stati Uniti, in 39 dei 50 stati, più District of Columbia. Di cosa stiamo parlando? Si chiama '2014 Italian Festival Directory' ed è stata compilata dal 'The Order Sons of Italy in America' (l'organizzazione più grande e più antica che raccoglie gli immigrati italiani negli US...

by Michael Muskal   In addition to a three-city tour in the United States this year, Pope Francis will visit South America and Africa, it was reported on Monday. The pope said he will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay as well as the Central African Republic and Uganda. Details on the trip were still pending.   In the United Sta...

by NIAF   We want YOU to be part of our big 40th Anniversary Gala Weekend, October 16-18, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel, in the nation's capital! The weekend includes our 40th Annual Awards Gala, cohosted again this year by Maria Bartiromo and Joe Piscopo (you know what that means – bring your dancing shoes!). Our popular win...

The best part about discovering new artists is the backstory. Or in many cases, the lack thereof. Italian electronic pop singer and current Berklee College of Music student LILI N certainly has an intriguing storyline, and an impressive one for her 20 years of age, but much of it has yet to cross over the Atlantic. That's not a bad thing, because i...

Artie Lange has experienced it all — fame, fortune, drug addiction and two suicide attempts. When you break it down, though, he's just a regular Italian guy from with a very colorful past — and a beautiful bayfront mansion.   Lange, who grew up in New Jersey before moving to Los Angeles, struck gold with a gig on "The Howard Stern Show"...

by Stephen Fielding   Most people would agree that Italian Americans have a style all their own. Simone Cinotto's edited volume of fourteen essays puts this distinctive relationship with consumption into historical perspective. Making Italian America is not the first study of racial or ethnic consumption practices, but it stands out as an am...

by NIAF   Yesterday marked the end of the 2016 Summer Olympics, and we have enjoyed cheering on our American and Italian athletes and teams. So today, our #ItalianADay recognizes a young Italian American athlete who competed this year:   Abbey D'Agostino is an Italian American middle and long-distance runner. Born in 1992 in Tops...

I'm waiting for Mario Batali at the bar at Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria—the more family friendly and casual of his restaurants. The bartender, Dennis, a bearded man with a shaved head and reading glasses, is accommodating without being effusive as he serves me a caffe macchiato.   It's two p.m. on a Monday; the restaurant is quiet and the wait st...