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di Mario Platero   «California dreaming» dice la canzone. E dunque ha coraggio Matteo Renzi, riformista nel cuore, a visitare la Silicon Valley come prima tappa del suo viaggio americano annunciato ieri da Palazzo Chigi.   Perché il sogno californiano è il contrario di quello che siamo noi oggi, il contrario delle mille regole e delle...

Saturday, October 18th, at 7 pm the College of Staten Island, Center for the Arts will present Franc D"Ambrosio's Broadway, " The Phantom Unmasked", a special benefit concert of cabaret style Broadway standards to support the Italian Studies program and study abroad opportunities for students to expand their horizons and experience of the cult...

Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted as "The Authentic Italian Table," an evening of fine dining, a showcase for new Italian products trying to find distributors along with signature dishes from New York's top-tiered Italian restaurants.   And there was also a Ci...

Four Italian eateries will remain in their Little Italy spaces along the neighborhood's famed Mulberry Street through five-year lease renewals in EVO Real Estate Group's retail condominium on the ground floor of the commercial building at 132 Mulberry Street, EVO announced this morning.   The new deals will keep Paesano, La Nonna, Pellegrino...

A Night of Italian Opera," sponsored by The Scarsdale Woman's Club and The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, will be presented on Friday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Club located at 37 Drake Road, Scarsdale.   The concert will feature arias from the operas La Bohème, I Pagliacci, Madama Butterfly, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Aida by artists...

It's 8:59 am on a dank, drizzly Sunday morning. The spritely painted KBOO building in southeast Portland brightens up the gray day.   Inside, the cramped studio is abuzz with activity: microphones are checked; earphones are clamped upon unsuspecting heads; CDs are loaded; buttons are punched; sliders are slid. And fingers are crossed.9:00 am...

by Stephanie Lulay   As part of the neighborhood's Christmas Festa celebration, an artisan gift market and tree lighting ceremony is planned in Little Italy this weekend. The artisan gift market, at the University Village Association offices, 1453 W. Taylor St., will be open 3-7 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.   At the market,...

New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.   The state's Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission has released a wealt...

A rise in the sale of lentils and grapes, traditional symbols of good luck to be eaten on New Year's Eve, has been reported as Italians prepare to see in the New Year, farm group Coldiretti said Tuesday. It released the results of a survey showing that two out of every three Italians intend to eat New Year's Eve dinner at home, planning to spend a...

Oltre un secolo di emigrazione italiana in America tra impegno politico, storie familiari, tradizioni e lo spettro della criminalità organizzata, raccontato in "The Italian Americans", il documentario diretto da John Maggio, che il prossimo febbraio sarà trasmesso negli Usa dalla rete Pbs.   Cresce l'attesa di seguire le due puntate che andr...

Brescia batte Germania 10 a 8. Già, perché la nostra provincia è quella ad avere il maggior valore aggiunto industriale d'Europa: 10,1 miliardi contro gli 8,6 del Wolfsburg. Sono questi i dati di sintesi emersi da un studio di fondazione Edison e Confindustria Bergamo.   Al secondo posto della classifica troviamo Bergamo (9,73 miliardi), al...

Carnevale returns with fun for all ages, music performances, shows, Venetian mystery masquerade photography and of course dress up, all with no charge. The Long Beach Carnevale is a masquerade in the true fashion of the carnival of Venice Italy. As the main focus is the many elaborate masked costumes that people show off with as well as the c...