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Si è svolto ieri a Palazzo Malvezzi l’incontro “La Camera di Commercio del Texas incontra Bologna”. Un’importante tappa della collaborazione avviata già da diversi mesi tra gli Stati Uniti e l’Europa all’interno del programma di cooperazione internazionale IUC (International Urban Cooperation www.iuc.eu). La Città metropolitana di Bologna è parte d...

My boss, the CEO of OPERA America, has a favorite “first question.” Every time he interviews an opera creator, artist, board member or business partner, he asks them, “What is the first opera you saw? Who took you?” For nearly 10 years, I’ve lived in dread that he’d ask me that question in public – because I just don’t remember. I mean, I know I we...

It was a day of celebration for us and we marked the occasion by going out to lunch to Bocaccinis Italian Bistro & Bar in Perinton recently for my grandmother’s 96th birthday. She is our family's matriarch. With a couple of kids in tow, we called ahead to make sure Bocaccinis could accommodate our party of five. They happily got a table ready, and...

My “Living Legend” passed away this morning. And Bruno Sammartino, the pro wrestling legend was appropriately labeled with that title because he was professional wrestling and a hero to  yours truly and many others. The longest reigning, and then known as WWWF Champion, would later get my start in the business with the late “Captain” Lou Albano and...

On the 300th anniversary of New Orleans's founding, and as the United States and the world celebrate the city's rich and diverse history, I am reminded of the many links that join the Big Easy to Italy. New Orleans has a unique and impressive Italian tradition that has blended into the city's broad cultural tableau and has become a key feature of t...

So the editor calls me into her office the other day. I assume it’s the usual (slamming her fist on the desk and demanding “pictures of Spider-Man”). Instead, she asks me to drive out to Lincoln, R.I., to Trattoria Romana. Some days when life seems crummy, I try to remember that once in a while my boss tells me to go eat pasta for an afternoon. Yes...

Il cortometraggio “Fisolofia” diretto da Nicola Palmeri, prodotto da MizzicaFILM e Sergio F. Distefano, con Antonello Puglisi, Domenico Centamore, Stefano Chiodaroli, già vincitore del Premio Speciale della Giuria al Mazzeni Film Festival e del Mediterranean Short Award è stato selezionato in concorso con altri 5 cortometraggi italiani e sarà proie...

April 25, 2018 at 6:00pm. Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washingon, DC. Register here. Dress code: Business attire. The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute are pleased to invite you to a concert by I Solisti Veneti conducted by maestro Claudio Scimone. I Solisti Veneti, one of the most popular Italian Chamber Orchest...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Chicago, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. The Art Of Pizza; Dimo's Pizza; Conte Di Savoia; Ricobene's; Tony's Italian Deli & Subs; Bongiorno's Italian Deli & Pizzeria

Astrophysicist Marica Branchesi, whose work helped lead to the detection of gravitational waves last year, and surgeon Giuliano Testa, who led a groundbreaking trial of uterus transplants, were both honoured in the prestigious ranking. Branchesi was partly responsible for the Nobel Prize-winning detection of gravitational waves, an achievement the...

New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street’s bronze “Charging Bull” to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of Broadway, may wind up following in her footsteps. Mayor Bi...

Spring is upon us, which has us reaching toward light, fresh flavors. Aromatic and delicate, pesto is perfect for the season. While often considered to be green, the sauce goes far beyond basil. The word comes from the Italian verb pestare, or "to grind." Using a mortar and pestle, pesto is traditionally made by grinding fresh ingredients with oliv...