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By Mauro Battocchi Watching TV with your friends — especially sporting events — can be a stimulating social experience. (Was that jab really worth a yellow flag? OBviously! What?? No WAY!) You and your friends likely have sporting opinions that get shared vociferously among the group. Alas, it's 2013 and your favorite soccer watching buddy may liv...

On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo'...

This past Friday, Stratis Morfogen and Unik Ernest hosted a private tasting for friends, family, and press at Cucina Ciano on the Upper East Side. The restaurant features Northern and Southern Italian dishes prepared by Executive Chef Tin Huynh. Its decor, which was designed by Morfogen's wife Filipa Fino, is rustic, with natural woods and exposed...

With the intention of opening a dialogue and sharing the results of their work, the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston have co-organized a 1-day workshop on Friday, December 6, 2013 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts in which international leaders in the fields of scientific and technologica...

The Little Italy Association of San Diego is proud to present the 3rd Annual Little Italy Holiday Toy Drive, benefiting the foster children of New Alternatives; a 501(c)(3) non-profit.   Join us in making a child's or teenager's holiday a little brighter. Bring an unwrapped toy to a participating business (Listed Below) or the Little Italy M...

by Mauro Battocchi   As the holidays roll around, I find myself thinking of snowy Trentino where I passed my early childhood in that profoundly bucolic mountain valley through which flows the rushing Adige river.   Here in San Francisco, my pride for my homeland is galvanized by the wonderful work of the Circolo Trentino di San Franci...

By David Cohen   Brio Tuscan Grille, an upscale chain of Italian restaurants inspired by Tuscany, now has its first California location in Rancho Cucamonga at Victoria Gardens.   The decor is reminiscent of Italian fine dining establishments in Las Vegas, where Brio had originally opened. There's a large bar area and an outdoor patio...

Sono quasi 600.000, per la precisione 577.215, gli studenti di lingua italiana nel mondo censiti dalla Direzione Generale per la promozione del Sistema Paese del MAE, che ha presentato oggi i dati della sua ricerca in occasione del convegno "Parliamone: l'italiano come risorsa" alla Farnesina.   Ad illustrare lo studio è stato Stefano Zanini...

Alla vigilia dell'accordo di libero scambio fra Unione Europea e Stati Uniti, una nuova grande opportunità si apre per le imprese veronesi grazie all'accordo siglato fra Confindustria Verona e American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (che in Italia rappresenta la US Chamber of Commerce) che, dal 1915, promuove lo sviluppo delle relazioni commerciali f...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   In the history of art it is defined "Mannerism" the generation of painters – from Florence to Rome - that are influenced by Raphael and Michelangelo innovations, merging and taking them on an extreme level. ...

by Doug Fernandes   Dick Vitale will be busy later this year giving thanks and accepting waves of applause. The Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN college basketball analyst will receive three awards, the biggest being the fifth annual Court of Honor Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation.   It's given...

During a recent party put on by the Italian-American Club at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, several veterans were honored. Among those was Edward MacLean who just turned 94 on March 30.   While others had stories about their time overseas, MacLean noted that he had been in the invasion of Normandy, only not by water, but by armed helicopter,...