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Mancano tre mesi all'apertura di EXPO 2015 a Milano, e non è un mistero che l'ente organizzatore, e il governo Renzi, contino su un forte contributo di visitatori dagli Stati Uniti. L'ambasciata a Washington e i consolati generali, con il concorso dell'Enit, la struttura di sostegno al turismo, hanno promosso iniziative di lancio, soprattutto tra l...

by Eric Snider   The slew of new restaurants invading the Fourth Street North corridor in St. Petersburg have a couple of common characteristics: Most are independently, and locally, owned; several possess a culinary ambitiousness that sets a new bar for the trade area. The forthcoming PieTopia gets check marks for both criteria. The u...

by Lynn Olanoff   Musikfest. Celtic Classic. Festa Italiana? Yes, a new Italian festival called Festa Italiana Bethlehem is joining Bethlehem's hearty festival lineup this June, set for June 5 and 6 on Main Street.   The event will feature both a wine and pasta trail along with authentic Italian vendors, said Lynn Collins Cunning...

‘A Ziarella va in America. Non è un titolo da film, ma una piacevole realtà.   Il gruppo folk di Reino (Benevento), infatti, dal 14 al 24 marzo prossimi, il gruppo – lo comunica il direttore artistico e responsabile, Giovanni De Nunzio - sarà protagonista di una tournée nello stato dell'Arizona (USA), rispondendo così all’invito dell’ ‘’It...

by Kate Mabry   Although Mardi Gras is over in south Louisiana, hundreds of locals and visitors will gather in Houma on Sunday for another parade, the Houma Irish-Italian Parade. Celeste Landry, vice president of the Terrebonne Irish-Italian Parading Club, said the day's festivities will begin with a Catholic Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the pa...

Roberto Salvatore Cani was born to Sicilian parents on October 17, 1967 in Milan. His masterly technique as a violinist is corroborated by numerous awards won in prestigious international competitions: from the Paganini Competition (Genoa, 1990) to the Jeunesses Musicales (Belgrade, 1990, first prize and Best Performance of a Contemporary Work), an...

Every year, for centuries, 213 candles have lit up the church of Santa Maria dell'Orto in Trastevere, Rome. The brothers of the confraternity of the same name, founded by pope Alexander VI in 1492, keep alive the 17th-century tradition of the "Macchina delle Quarantore" (Forty Hours' Devotion Machine), with what is said to be the last intact d...

A new concept car from iconic Italian automotive design brand Maserati and leading fashion label Ermenegildo Zegna is currently on display at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Maserati, a century-old brand, has cultivated and maintained a legacy of luxury thanks to the company's innovative concepts and its ability to provide customers...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership, including President John M. Viola and the Foundation's Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Chair Mark Valente lll, welcomed Representative Tom Marino (Pa.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, who spoke at the first...

The historic core of Norcia is enclosed by 13th-century walls which form a unique heart shape. Along the perimeter the eight ancient village gates can be seen, which have preserved the names and characteristics of the past, together with the medieval towers. Entering from the Roman Gate and walking along the 19th-century Corso Sertorio, the visitor...

Taddrarite - Bats by Luana Rondinelli - Accura Teatro Company (Trapani/Sicily) Three sisters find the courage - and sarcasm - to talk about incidences of domestic violence. Winner of the 2014 Rome Fringe Festival Award. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6PMItalian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 RSVP: HERE...

Casa Italia will present its 10th annual "IA Literati: A Celebration of Italian American Authors from the Chicago Area" on from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 6 in the Italian Cultural Center, 1621 N 39th Ave, Stone Park. According to chairman Dominic Candeloro, "Our writers shape public opinion and the image of Italian Americans. We need to supp...