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Edie Falco has revealed her excitement for David Chase’s upcoming movie prequel to The Sopranos, calling the screenwriter and director “one of the best storytellers and directors that there is.” The beloved actress, who won three Lead Actress Emmys for her portrayal as Carmela Soprano in the hit HBO show, made this admission to me on Thursday over...

GM Fabiano Caruana will be the first American in decades to play for the world championship title after the winning the candidates tournament outright in Berlin Tuesday. The Miami-born Caruana, 25, bested seven of the world’s strongest players in the double round-robin FIDE Candidates Tournament to qualify for the right to take on reigning world ch...

Tom Palumbo. Italian name. For a time there he thought about changing it. Tom Powers, he thought, would be better perhaps. “In those days, the only thing that didn’t seem so terrible about being Italian was Frank Sinatra,” he once said. But then Mario Puzo wrote The Godfather and it hit big and Palumbo reckoned he didn’t have to be ashamed of his I...

Fonzo, the upcoming biopic on Al Capone, is rounding out it's cast. It was previously announced that British actor Tom Hardy will chomp on the cigar. Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kathrine Narducci will be joining the gang, according to Variety. Al Capone, aka Scarface, the Brooklyn mobster who was sent by Frankie Yale to cool...

On September 20, 1944, the New York Times published its “News of Food” column. A new dish was being offered in the United States “for Home Consumption,” the headline read. Reporter Jane Holt went on to describe this exotic new dish: pizza. It’s “a pie made from yeast dough and filled with any number of centers,” she wrote, “each one containing toma...

The Sonnetarium, the latest collection of poems by Maine author Lewis P. Turco of Dresden, will be published next month by Bordighera Press of New York City (www.BordigheraPress.org) under the VIA Folios line, a series of poetry, prose, fiction, translations from the Italian, and critical studies on Italian and Italian-American culture. The collect...

Fabbricare dispositivi elettronici sempre più piccoli, come i transistor, definendo materiali e strutture atomo per atomo, è possibile grazie a metodi di ingegneria quantistica. Lo dimostra una ricerca pubblicata su “Nature Nanotechnology” e condotta dal dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione dell’Università di Pisa, l’Università di Texas a D...

Most Italian communities across North America are immersed in their heritage as we rapidly approach Palm Sunday and Easter during this Lenten season. A big part of experiencing Italian tradition is rooted in the Catholic faith and that is precisely why younger generations should always know “why”  traditions such as La Tavola Di San Giuseppe exist;...

The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the NIAF Congressional Fellowship Program. Beginning in fall 2018, the Foundation will place outstanding Italian American college students and recent graduates in offices of members of the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) to encourage and support the next...

Shondaland has created some of the greatest love triangles of all time. From the Derek-Addison-Meredith debacle to the Team Fitz vs. Team Jake fights that still pop up in the Scandal fandom, Shondaland knows how to put together a love triangle. So it should surprise no one that Station 19's Andy Herrera finds herself caught between two guys. On one...

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena has just come back after a successful participation in the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) in Miami. For the first time, the Consortium's information campaign in the US market called "Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, the Original" was presented in Florida, receiving a positive feedback...

Italian Language Foundation is pleased to announce that once again, it will be offering the Dante Award for Excellence in AP Italian Language & Culture! Students of AP Italian who are members of the Italian Language Foundation and enrolled in an American or Canadian high school will be eligible to receive the Dante Award for Excellence. Students wh...