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When: Saturday, May 31 – 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.Where: Waltham Common – 610 Main St, Waltham, MAThe Waltham Sons of Italy are preparing for their first Italian Festa on Waltham's Common, featuring many musical, theater and entertainment acts, as well as food, activities for children and even a cooking demonstration. The opening ceremony at 11 a.m. wi...

Five local students were presented with scholarships during the annual scholarship dinner of the Merrimack Valley Chapter of UNICO Wednesday night at the Wyndham Hotel in Andover.   Winners of the $2,500 awards were: Megan McKenna of Tewksbury, a student at Austin Prep in Reading; Marika Cerbone and Sarah LaMacchia, both students at Andover...

A fascinating and singular figure in postwar art, Salvatore Scarpitta (1919–2007) created a powerful body of work that ranges from non-objective abstraction to radical realism.   Featuring key recent additions to the Hirshhorn's collection, this will be the first solo presentation of Scarpitta's work at an American museum in over a decade, a...

Daniele Marconcini, governatore del Distretto Italia di Filitalia International e presidente dell'Associazione dei Mantovani nel Mondo Onlus, e Matteo Cazzulani, segretario per l'Armonizzazione e l'Integrazione del Distretto Italia di Filitalia International, nella giornata di ieri, martedì 15 luglio, hanno reso omaggio alla memoria di Santa Madre...

August 9 (Saturday) 1:00 pm - * Rain date on 8/16/14 The commemoration of Vito Marcantonio's death will take place at his gravesite, where he is buried next to his wife, Miriam Sanders, and nearby his mentor, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Bring flowers and share your thoughts about Vito Marcantonio at the ceremony. The ceremony will feature: Gera...

Poets of the Italian Diaspora is part of a long-range project, by the editors and contributors, to expand the boundaries of the Italian literary canon. In the century between 1870 and 1970, about twenty-seven million migrants left Italy to work and live abroad. As a result, the worldwide Italian diaspora reportedly numbers more than sixty million p...

Un anziano italoamericano è stato brutalmente ucciso da un rapinatore al rientro da una festa per il suo compleanno e quello della moglie, anche lei ferita di coltellate. Marito e moglie sono rincasati a Staten Island domenica sera trovandosi di fronte un ladro che stava razziando la casa, è scaturita una collutazione e il ladro ha infierito sull'...

By Sebastian Fichera   I was a high school kid with immigrant parents who worked in a factory and still struggled with the English language back in Hartford, Connecticut when I started hearing about this guy named Mario Savio causing absolute chaos in a far-away place called Berkeley.   The infamous troublemaker with a name like min...

It's happening. Yep, Mario Batali confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that the newest outpost of Eataly will open in L.A., in the outdoor mall Westfield Century City.   It'll be about the same size as the New York and Chicago outposts (about 5,000 square feet) but will have lots more outdoor and rooftop seating (because, you know, when in L....

Over half a century of elegance, style, and glamour: Ferrari paraded in Beverly Hills on the occasion of its 60th anniversary, after an exclusive Saturday night gala at the City Hall.   The stunning exhibition of luxury cars attracted a large crowd of tourists and automotive enthusiasts, who gathered in the heart of Los Angeles on October 12...

Il 24 ottobre, l'on. Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli ha partecipato a Washington, alla riunione annuale, indetta da S.E. Amb. Claudio Bisogniero, presso l'Ambasciata italiana con i Capi degli Uffici consolari, i parlamentari italiani per il Nord America, il CGIE e i Presidenti dei Comites.   "Tra i temi all'ordine del giorno - ha commentato l'on....

by Mauro Battocchi   Neuronguard, the transformational Italian startup company that works to prevent Acute Brain Damage, won the Intel Business Challenge in the category "Internet of Things Hardware". As many readers know, the Internet of Things is a rapidly expanding new area of high technology that has both fierce competition and huge gree...