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By now you have heard that the president of Notre Dame, under pressure from students and Native American groups, has agreed to cover up murals of Christopher Columbus. Executive Board Member of the Italian American One Voice Coalition Andre DiMino has been speaking about this issue on sixteen different radio stations all week- including the Indiana...

Un nome da mitologia, un’avventura da favola, da “italiana d’America”. Col lieto fine da copione Usa. Nausicaa Dell’Orto, 25 anni, vive a Philaldelphia, dove lavora da screenwriter per Nfl Films. Racconta il football dietro una telecamera, si racconta alla vigilia delle finali di Conference playoff New Orleans-LA Rams e Kansas City-New England. Anz...

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the historical novel. An essential element of historical fiction is that it is set in the past and pays attention to the manners, social conditions and other details of the period depicted. Based upon thi...

When Duff Goldman and Buddy Valastro are in the kitchen, it's pretty tough to say who's really the batter baker. In an effort to determine the true king of cakes once and for all, the two celebrity pastry chefs will go nose to nose in Food Network's new series, "Buddy vs. Duff." The network announced Thursday that the "baking brawl" between two bro...

He is the son of James Gandolfini, who originated the iconic role of Tony Soprano and won multiple Emmys, SAG Awards and a Golden Globe in an anti-hero role that made possible later bad guy turns like Bryan Cranston’s in Breaking Bad and future HBO series including Deadwood, Westworld and Game of Thrones. He died in 2013. he late actor’s son has be...

Flipping through the channels the other night, I ended up watching Lidia Bastianich making meatballs on her Italian cooking show. Lidia’s homey recipes and thick Italian accent reminded me of the Italian side of my family. When I was very young, my parents drove us from our home in Queens to visit relatives in Brooklyn once or twice a year. My moth...

In this episode of the Italian American Podcast, we welcome back our good friend Mickela Mallozzi, four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and Executive Producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, through which she travels around the world and learns the dances of different regions. In this episode, we talk about the importance of DNA testing and herit...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation has made a public plea to the University of Notre Dame to reconsider its recent censorship of Christopher Columbus from the University's Main Building. Notre Dame's President, Reverend John Jenkins, recently announced the university's plans to cover twelve murals depicting various stages of Columbus's life.  The mur...

Nothing will stop Lady Gaga from a good night's rest, not even her Oscar nominations. The 32-year-old A Star Is Born lead made history on Jan. 22 as the first woman ever to be nominated for best actress and best original song. While the rest of the world celebrated these outstanding achievements in film, Gaga told The New York Times she was busy ge...

The passion of Maggiano’s Little Italy® Teammates is simple – make every Guest feel special. From made-from-scratch, classic Italian-American dishes served family style to its welcoming, family atmosphere, Maggiano’s sets the bar high. Maggiano’s Guests agree. According to an annual restaurant industry study from Market Force Information® – one of...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) today asked the University of Notre Dame to reconsider its decision to cover the historic Christopher Columbus murals on its campus. On Sunday, University of Notre Dame President John I. Jenkins announced in a written statement that the series of Christopher Columbus murals located on the second floor...

Revered film legend Robert De Niro has been setting Hollywood ablaze with his talent and charisma for the last half-century. Lucky for us, he shows no signs of stopping. It’s pretty safe to say that an essential piece of every cinephile’s collection must include that classic yellow poster of De Niro starring in the 1976 film, “Taxi Driver.” Which,...