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It's never a bad time for an Italian holiday, but autumn is when the country really comes into its own. Read on for the top reasons you should book a trip here now.   1. The ColoursWhether it's the autumn sunshine illuminating reddish city buildings, the changing hues of leaves in the countryside, or glistening reflections in one of the coun...

On August 24rd, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy, leveling entire towns and resulting in devastating loss and the deaths of 298 people. The Italian Community in Boston along with some of Boston's leading Italian restaurants have organized an event to raise funds for Earthquake Relief efforts and show solidarity with the residents...

Joe Turco proudly announced the grand opening date of his new business venture this week and almost immediately backtracked, fretting over the possibility of somebody, somewhere, hurling an unanticipated monkey wrench into the works.   But if his own family history is any indicator at all, he probably shouldn't worry. The Turco family has be...

Stressed-out voters will be able to celebrate the outcome of the election – or drown their sorrows – in a pillowy pizza pie. The owners of Piatto Neapolitan Pizzeria have chosen Wednesday, Nov. 9 – the day after Election Day – as the official opening day for their new restaurant at 1706 E. Douglas, right next door to Hopping Gnome Brewing Comp...

Luca Cazzanti says his wife calls him an "International Man of Science." The "international" part comes from having moved back and forth between Italy and the United States a number of times, plus his many travels and his job at NATO. The "science" part comes from working in research and development, both in academia and industry.   We're go...

The National Organization of Italian American Women is pleased to announce two new members of our National Board of Directors. Donna Chirico, Ed.D. and Donna Corrado, Ph.D., LCSW have demonstrated impressive leadership and commitment to their communities. They join a group of Italian American leaders on NOIAW's National Board with a vast...

When: Doors open at 6:30pm and close at 6:55pmWhere: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008   In 2014 the Istituto Luce turned 90, its decades-long history intertwined with that of Italy itself, through cinema and the unique treasure of images stored in the Luce Archives. To celebrate its anniversary,...

New York, 7 Novembre 2012 - Sono passati quasi tre anni dalla nascita della Puglia Center of America, fondata e presieduta dal Maestro Luciano Lamonarca, in New York.Tre anni nei quali il Puglia Center of America ha vantato e vanta collaborazioni e partnership con istituzioni quali il Dipartimento della Comunicazione e Pubblica Informazione delle N...

Rome, January 11 - The American embassy in Rome on Friday argued in favor of completing the US defense department's satellite communications system in Sicily, which the regional government has blocked."Italy, as a member of NATO and an important partner for peace and security at the international level, as well as other members of the Alliance, wil...

An AUR alumni reunion is being planned in Rome from May 23 to 25, around Commencement time, and we hope many alumni will be able to come back to campus and enjoy the events we are preparing for the occasion. Please confirm your attendance no later than March 15 either on our AUR Facebook page or by sending an E-mail to m.garzia@aur.edu. Here is a...

As you know, being a Learn Italy student is not just sitting in a classroom lecture. It is being a part of a larger famiglia! Let's see what is going on here: Giada Valenti is coming in concert! Giada will be accompanied by her own All Men Band and will take you on a musical journey performing her own renditions of Italian and American hits from...

Il mondo di Luciano Pavarotti e la sua grande carriera di cantante lirico rivivranno il 23 aprile a Verona in un'esposizione promossa da 'Arena MuseOpera' (Amo) nata in occasione del Centenario del Festival lirico areniano, per contribuire alla valorizzazione e alla divulgazione della cultura operistica italiana.'Amo Pavarotti' sarà presentata a Ne...