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The faces on Mount Rushmore, an American icon, were brought to life by the hands of an Italian immigrant. Luigi Del Bianco, a native of the northeastern region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, was the “chief carver” and “granite expert” for the massive monument.“Out of Rushmore’s Shadow” written by Luigi Del Bianco’s grandson, Lou Del Bianco, chronicles L...

Il 15 aprile 2018 l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington ha celebrato la prima Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo con un evento dal titolo “Bridging Italy and the US through science”. La presenza negli Stati Uniti di oltre 15.000 ricercatori italiani secondo i dati della National Science Foundation e di un numero di docenti italiani nelle Univer...

This spring we had the great privilege of interviewing award winning writer Traci Andrighetti, creator of the USA TODAY bestselling Franki Amato mystery/comedy book series. Enjoy the special video we made about this excellent experience and read the extended interview below. Keep up with this great writer and fantastic human being by checking out h...

American shoppers helped Gucci start off the year with a bang. Revenue at the Italian fashion house rose 38% in the first quarter to EUR1.87 billion ($2.3 billion), Kering SA, Gucci's corporate parent, said Tuesday. Excluding the effect of a stronger euro, revenue rose 49%. Sales in North America, mainly the U.S., led the way, rising 64%, Kering sa...

The leading Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand in the world, announces today its appointment of Fabio Raffaelli as its first North American Brand Ambassador. Having developed and contributed to bar programs at some of the world’s finest dining institutions, Raffaelli will take a leading public role for MARTINI & ROSSI in North America, embod...

Eye-centricity and the Visual Cultures of Italy and Its Diaspora. April 25-27, 2019. JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE - Queens College, City University of New York - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan This interdisciplinary conference proposes to explore the visual cultures Italians have created, con...

La storia è piena zeppa di personaggi ingiustamente dimenticati, magari “politicamente scorretti” o troppo in anticipo rispetto ai tempi; uno di questi è un romagnolo, il forlivese Pietro Bandini, sacerdote che fece grandi cose negli Stati Uniti di fine Ottocento e inizio Novecento, finito nell’oblio forse perchè l’immagine oleografica della Romagn...

EXCLUSIVE: 2BFilms has acquired distribution rights to Davi’s Way, its second pickup after the launch of its debut feature First We Take Brooklyn in February this year. The documentary will debut in theaters July 13 from 2BFilms and Appian Way Productions, and the company is doing a reception at Cannes next week for international buyers. 2BFilms si...

Marco Belinelli sta disputando un’ottima, l’ennesima, stagione in NBA. Probabilmente non vincerà l’anenonllo e non riceverà, ancora una volta, i complimenti dal Presidente ma si sta togliendo parecchie soddisfazioni. E noi di tutto questo non possiamo che gioire. Il ragazzo di San Giovanni in Persiceto, come saprete, non è stato però il primo itali...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we will be introducing a brand new segment of the show called the Italian American Power Hour. The hosts of this segment will be John Viola and Patrick O’Boyle. They are both very passionate and active members of the Italian-American community and will be talking about Italian American related issues...

Obviously, just having a vowel at the end of our last name doesn’t make us an Italian American. Many people with a vowel at the end of their last name have no clue what it means to be Italian American. And on the other hand, many people who don’t have a vowel at the end of their name are Italian American through-and-through. - That’s because being...

FCA ha ottenuto buoni risultati di vendita dai mercati internazionali nel mese di aprile: il gruppo si è rafforzato sia negli Stati Uniti che in Francia. Le conferme più importanti vengono da Alfa Romeo e Jeep, i due marchi su cui Fiat Chrysler Automobiles punterà per gli anni a venire, soprattutto in Italia e Nord America.A pagarne le spese sarà L...