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Fendi's taking a road trip. The luxury brand is launching a new traveling pop-up concept dedicated to the North American market. Starting from the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, a FendiApe car, a version of the Italian iconic three-wheeled truck, will be travelling across the country with a range of the brand's most iconic products. Amo...

Like Blake and Beethoven, Galileo Galilei (February 15, 1564–January 8, 1642) lived a life animated by the tragic genius of outsiderdom. It was only by standing apart from his society that he was able to cast dogma and convention aside, oppose the core beliefs of his era, and peer into the very fabric of eternity from his lonesome-making lookout....

Maria Bartiromo has made a name for herself in the field of TV financial journalism. Throughout her lengthy career, she has proved that being a woman is no impediment on succeeding in the professional world, especially in a field traditionally dominated by men. She earned the nickname "Money Honey" due to her striking good looks and expertise in ma...

In Italia non si intravedono ancora segnali di ripresa del mercato auto e i prossimi mesi saranno ancora più difficili. Alfredo Altavilla, responsabile area Emea di Fiat-Chrysler, a margine della consegna delle prime 500L per Expo 2015, oggi ha sottolineato che il mercato automobilistico italiano continua a essere "estremamente difficile" e che que...

Maserati, one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands, continues to celebrate the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli with a 90-second broadcast spot titled "Strike" during the first quarter of America's most anticipated football game. "Maserati is embarking on its 100th year of craftsmanship with an important entry into t...

AATI's two Distinguished Service Awards recognize and further encourage the achievements and contributions of AATI members for distinguished teaching and/or published research in the fields of Italian language, literature, and civilization.   Any AATI member who has made a significant contribution to the building of the Association, to the f...

The first North American appearances of the year for the singer-songwriter/actor, these performances mark the release of Voltarelli's new studio album "Lamentarsi come ipotesi" (To Complain as Hypothesis) and follow his critically acclaimed two-night stand at last summer's Montreal Jazz Festival.   The album provides a metaphoric soundtrack...

Vital Records will release renowned Italian Artist/Producer/Songwriter Michéal Castaldo's next digi single, "Everything Happens for a Reason—Una Ragione." This offering, produced by Michéal Castaldo's production company Majestic Castle Music, includes multiple mixes of a song written by Billboard-charting writers Mike Greenly (ASCAP) and Paul Guzzo...

Ducati has done it again. For the second-consecutive year the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer has topped the rankings of the Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index U.S. Motorcycle Industry Benchmarking Study.   Stateside Ducati dealerships took the highest score in the study that measured "dealership treatment of motorcycle shoppers, w...

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. sales rose nearly 15 percent last month as the auto industry steered toward its best October in 14 years. The Italian-American automaker reported sales of about 196,000, led by the booming Jeep brand with a 33 percent increase. Sales were just over 170,000 a year ago.   It was Fiat Chrysler's strongest October since...

Robert De Niro's attorney is threatening legal action against Italian director Stefania Grassi after she accused the movie star of plagiarising her work for his short film Ellis. The Raging Bull actor stars in the 14-minute movie, written by Eric Roth and directed by Frenchman JR, about a man who roams the hallways of an abandoned immigrant ho...

The Italian American Studies Association announces the Italian American Studies Association Book Award to be offered even numbered years for a scholarly work and odd numbered years for a creative work. The first award will be presented in November 2016 at our meeting in Long Beach, CA. (The recipient need not be present.) The award of $500 will be...