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Marc Cappelletti is a Philadelphia writer. A light snow is falling on the green awnings of Philadelphia's Ninth Street Market. It's a fleeting snow, melting almost as soon as it lands. Still, I marvel. It brings to mind the snow that fell in my grandfather's stories of his emigration from Italy to America, where he landed 85 years ago. &...

Bouquet Let's here it for our local community festival. The Iron Mountain Main Street has announced that Eighth Annual Italian Fest will return to downtown Iron Mountain, and this year, it will be a two-day event - Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16.   As always, the festival will take place in the city parking lot located at the inter...

A partire dal prossimo 18 aprile, l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Los Angeles ospiterà "Omaggio a Giuseppe Verdi", una mostra che racconta la storia delle performance più famose delle opere verdiane andate in scena al Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, e dei grandi attori, cantanti, scenografi, e costumisti che ne hanno tramandato il mito.   Nella...

  WTI Magazine #27    2014 Apr, 25Author : italia.it      Translation by:   In a panoramic position on one of the most inspiring expanses along the Gulf of Policastro rises Maratea, magnificent city in the Region of Basilicata. Built on the rocky Monte San Biagio, the city faces a spectacular stretch of th...

On behalf of the Education Office of the Italian Embassy in Washington, I'm kindly asking for the alert below to be widely circulated though AATI listserv:Thank you very much - Paola Ebranati Sanfrancisco.education@esteri.it   Due to the many requests, students enrolled in AP-Italian exams, who did not applyon time (April 18th) to...

A top-tier European soccer club may find its next star on a Sioux Falls youth soccer field. Sampdoria, which plays in Italy's top league for professional soccer, is partnering with the Dakota Alliance Soccer Club to host an annual elite player camp and potential training for youth coaches in Sioux Falls.   The team, based in Genoa, Italy, h...

  WTI Magazine #33    2014 June, 4Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundThe lemon probably arrived in Italy from India at a time before 539 B.C., the year in which the Jews re-entered Babylon in Palestine. Jewish culture testifies that citron was present in Israel as early the sixth centur...

Oxytocin – the love and bonding hormone – is powering Dr. Toni Galardi's next book.The Italian-American psychotherapist, executive coach, and resident of Marin County, published a well-regarded book in 2010 on how to adapt to change in times of crisis. The LifeQuake Phenomenon–How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in Times of Personal and Global Upheav...

By Angelo Coniglio Many Americans of Italian descent make the same plaintive comment when asked about the origins of their immigrant ancestors: "My parents (or grandparents) never talked about it." I hope to help you discover long-lost information about your roots.   There are millions of descendants of Italians and Sicilians in the United...

On Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. on the museum's Great Lawn, John Gatti will present "Canzoni di Domenica Pomeriggio" ("Songs for a Sunday Afternoon").   Introduced by Professor Louis Leonini, Gatti and his company-Broadway veteran PJ Nelson, and community theater veterans John Mangini, Charles Milo and Al Pica-will perform songs in tribute to D...

Ecletic musician and vocalist Giovanna Gattuso presents her latest album, The King is Naked, produced by Grammy Award winner Ted Perlman   Info Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Hours: 6.30 pm Venue: IIC LA - Organized by: IIC LA   Source: http://www.iiclosangeles.esteri.it/  

By Giovanni di Napoli   Tuesday (Aug. 19th), I was finally able to go to Saint Luke's Church (16-34 Clintonville Street) in Whitestone, Queens and see the Sacred Image of Our Lady of Romitello. On loan from the Santuario Santa Maria Addolorata di Romitello near Borgetto, in the Province of Palermo, the painting was only on display from Augus...