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Year after year Piazza Nuova Lodge member Barbara Lawless and her volunteer friends, Jennifer Gallagher and Lisa Baxter, pack clothing for shipment to impoverished American-Indian reservations.   "We are happy doing God's work," said Lawless, who organizes the purchase, packing and mailing of the clothing to impoverished Native American fami...

Brooklyn prosecutors have filed court papers to seize an ancient Roman sarcophagus that had been illegally excavated in Italy more than 30 years ago. The marble sculpture, depicting a sleeping woman, turned up last May at an exhibition at the Park Ave. Armory in Manhattan where a Switzerland-based antiquities dealer had valued the sarcophagus lid...

L'industria italiana dei videogiochi vola in America per l'edizione 2014 di "Game Connection America", in programma dal 17 al 19 marzo all'hotel Sir Francis Drake di San Francisco.   Coordinate dall'Agenzia Ice e dall'AESVI - Associazione di Categoria dell'Industria dei videogiochi in Italia – le aziende italiane saranno riunite in un "Punto...

He was born Giuseppe (Joseph) Palattella, but he would become "DON 1, M.A.F.IA." The Italian-American teen from Queens helped put the borough and the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway lines on the 1970s graffiti map. Decades later, a new book hopes to rediscover that legacy.   One of his fans, Louie, "KR.ONE," Gasparro, brings back to...

A well-known author and poet will speak to University of Georgia students about her life in Italy next week. Frances Mayes, the author of three best-selling books will speak April 16 at 4 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.   A poet and former professor of creative writing, Mayes achieved widespread popula...

Sarà operativo dal prossimo 1° maggio il visto per la categoria "startuppers" dedicato ai cittadini stranieri che intendono costituire in Italia imprese "start up" innovative nei settori ad alto contenuto tecnologico.   Il nuovo visto si rivolge agli imprenditori qualificati che intendono sviluppare, produrre e commercializzare prodotti o se...

Decormarmi, leading luxury marble manufacturer based in Vicenza Italy, announces the US launch of bath and living line -- Kreoo.   Capitalizing on Decormarmi's 50-year family tradition, Kreoo brings authentic contemporary Italian design to US homeowners, architects and interior designers.   Read more   Source: http://finan...

By Paolo Tosti "Parlare è complementare del fare. Meno si parla e più si può fare". Con queste semplici parole Vincenzo Marra, presidente di ILICA (Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance) ha aperto a Roma, la prima conferenza dei giovani talenti italiani in Italia e USA.   Dopo cinque conferenze sull'identità degli Italiani nel XXI secolo...

Dennis Elert has made his own pasta and pizza sauce for years, usually on weekends or at other times when his job as a commercial welder would allow.   Elert, 60, no longer peers through the dark glass of a welder's helmet. Instead, his days are spent on the road delivering, marketing and urging others to taste what he's been ladling over sp...

WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   A very famous painting from the Italian Renaissance has just landed in New York, where it will be until July 20: it is the portrait of a woman celebrated as "The Turkish slave" by Francesco Mazzola, known as Parmigianino. Dated 1533, t...

Italian industrial orders shot up in April, its strongest level since the start of the year as demand from abroad rose at the fastest pace since 2009, stoking hopes of export-led growth in the euro-zone's third-largest economy, national statistics institute Istat said Friday.   Industrial orders rose 3.8% in April from March in seasonally ad...

by Mauro Battocchi   Twelve young Italian entrepreneurs were recently announced in Rome for the 2014-2015 BEST Program, a innovative exchange between Italy and the US that is leading the charge in setting Italy's startup scene alight with expert insight directly from Silicon Valley.   You'll be impressed and inspired by the caliber of...