NEWS FROM : USA  

by Anthony Schillaci   Two years ago when we visited the Sun WineFest at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Conn., we were standing in front of the booth of a wonderful new food magazine, Northeast Flavor, and talking with its editor, Jean Kerr. Feeling a presence standing next to us, we turned and quickly recognized the famed...

Sporting Classic, considerata tra le più importanti riviste americane dedicate al mondo della caccia e della pesca, ha recentemente annunciato il vincitore per l'anno 2013 del della quattordicesima edizione prestigioso Awards of Excellence.   Il premio è stato assegnato alla Fausti Usa , in riconoscimento delle" esemplari performance di qual...

Dopo essere già stata venduta in diverse parti del mondo, Gomorra, la serie TV prodotta da Sky Italia, Beta, Cattleya e Fandango, e ispirata al libro di Roberto Saviano e al film di Matteo Garrone, è stata acquistata da The Weinstein Company, che la distribuirà in America.   Ma non è tutto: i Weinstein vorrebbero anche realizzarne un remake...

UNICO National, the nation's largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is publicly denouncing the recent comments made by Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press. In a recent discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cable program, Todd specifically referred to the New York 11th District Congressional race between Michael Grimm and D...

Pray'r (the duet) is much more than a love song, it is a powerful duet that arrives as an emotional new international anthem. A song of hope and praise! What better time to release this duet during the holiday season.   Written and produced by CASTALDO and his long time collaborator, the Norwegian composer/producer Stein B. Svendsen, "Pray'r...

We are excited to announce the publication of Italian American Review Volume 6, Number 1! Volume 6, Number 1 is a special issue on organized crime that grew out of the Calandra Institute's seventh annual conference, titled "MAFIAs: Realities and Representations of Organized Crime" (April 25-26, 2014).   While the scope of the conference...

By Hua Hsu At some point I realized that I had accidentally watched every episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." The series, which airs, with an oddly comforting relentlessness, on the Food Network, bills itself as a road trip highlighting America's unheralded small-town haunts.   Its primary appeal, though, is its host, the chef and res...

By Tony DiZinno As an Italian American, I'm allowed to make the joke that Italians are occasionally disorganized and sometimes do things that make no sense.   Such a scenario occurs this weekend where two Italian luxury car manufacturers, Lamborghini and Ferrari, are holding their individual World Finals on the same exact weekend.  ...

The Italian Publishing Research Project, commissioned by the Italian Trade Agency – Chicago Office, was presented at Rome's Piu' libri piu' liberi book fair on December 4, 2014.   Click here to read the study by Chad W. Post: http://italianpublishingresearchproject.weebly.com/uploads/2/8/1/5/28155227/italian_publishing_research_project.pdf...

On Thursday, October 1st at 7:00 PM, Italian basketball powerhouse EA7 Emporio Armani Olimpia Milano, from Chicago's sister-city Milan, will face-off against Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv at the United Center in the first leg of the inaugural Euro Classic Tournament. On Sunday, October 4th at 12:30 PM, EA7 Emporio Armani Oilmpia Milano and Maccabi Elect...

di Cinzia Ferilli   Dal Giappone all'America. Prosegue il successo della band salentina dei Kalàscima anche all'estero. Dopo l'esperienza nella terra d'Oriente, il gruppo sbarca a New York e Miami con due concerti esclusivi.   Si inizia nella Grande Mela il 14 ottobre quando i Kalàscima terranno uno show case nel noto live pub di Manh...

by Richard DiGiacomo Between 1880 and 1920 Italian immigrants flooded the shores of the New World. The United States was home to many of these new arrivals. Most of the Italian wave was from Sicily and the south of Italy. They came to start a new life in America and wanted to assimilate into their new homeland.   While they held onto their...