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by Eric Stephen   The eventful first two months of 2016 for Lady Gaga continued on Sunday with her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner before Super Bowl 50 at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The six-time Grammy Award winner sang the anthem just under the time of 2:20 set by oddsmakers in one of Sunday's more memorable Super Bowl...

Internet cooking sensation Laura Vitale celebrates food with simple, seasonal meals on Simply Laura, premiering on Saturday, September 27 at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT on Cooking Channel. She shares her easy, enticing recipes that not only feed the stomach, but also the soul. Whether it is a mouthwatering brunch for friends, or a crowd pleasing sup...

di Francesco Semprini   Un ambizioso piano di sostegno del «made in Italy» di eccellenza attraverso il lavoro dell'Italian Trade Agency (Ita), e nell'ambito di un cammino sempre più concreto verso il trattato di libero scambio tra Europa ed Usa (Ttip). È questo il messaggio emerso nel corso della missione che ha avuto luogo a Chicago nei gio...

Pasquale's PBS Special continues to penetrate throughout 170,000,000 homes. The momentum is continuing with a Springs 2016 Tour including the following cities: Denver, Las Vegas, Reno, Sacramento, San Diego, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and many more...   LOS ANGELES, CAStay tuned for the following airings in LOS ANGELES onSunday, July 19 at 10AM and...

by Mike Riccetti   The word "authentic" is used often by people describing a restaurant they like and used very often in the food press; badly misused I would say by inexperienced or uninformed writers. Whether or not it is used accurately, does authenticity really matter?   The question of authenticity, especially when it came to Ita...

by Tessa Boyce Buongiorno! Are you someone with Italian roots who would like to keep the tradition going in your family? Do you just love the sound of Italian names or have memories of a lovely trip there? MooseRoots collected data from the Social Security Administration, as well as Oxford University Press to find the top 25 Italian names trending...

By Mario Malvizzi My coming to America took place in a kind of roundabout manner. I was born in Pittsburgh in 1930, but because of the untimely death of my father, Mario, my mother, Maria, along with me, at 6 months old, and my sister, 5, returned to Italy to be with my mother's family. She had emigrated to America in 1920 and married my fath...

Joe Pesci is one of the most famous character actors in film history. He is most-known for his collaborations with Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro in Ragging Bull, Goodfellas and Casino.   Early Life Joe Pesci was born on February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey. His parents were both Italian-Americans. Pesci discovered his passion for acti...

by Debra Rubin   On one of her annual trips as a young girl to visit her great-grandparents in their small, mostly Catholic village of Campagna Italy, Elizabeth Bettina saw a photograph, taken in 1940, of an Orthodox rabbi sitting on the steps of a church.   Curiosity about that photo — it seemed strange to her that an obviously Jewis...

Sono un aviatore Americano. When translated, these words represent the bridge between two disparate lives for Dimas Bernacchia - the life of an Italian immigrant and the life of an American Airman.   Born in the city of Senigallia, Italy, Bernacchia spent much of his childhood traversing Europe and the Italian peninsula. His father, Giulio B...

Claudio Pellegrini, a visiting scientist and consulting professor at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, will receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Award for his role in laying the scientific groundwork for the X-ray free-electron laser.  ...

by Cookie Curci   As much as I would have loved to include every Italian American actor in show business, there was no way I could include everyone in this article. To see their names and listings of all these great Italian american actors please go to this website www.imdb.com/list/ls051384748/ TRUE ITALIAN AMERICAN ACTOR.... Alan Alda...