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About six months ago I stopped eating meat. I was teaching a graduate course at UCLA that investigated how Italian Renaissance writers conveyed their concepts about the human through writing about the nonhuman – plants, animals, objects, angels, demons, gods and God. As weeks passed, I found myself becoming more and more attuned to the nonhuman ent...

Moschino and Maxis™, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) announced that Jeremy Scott will host his annual Palm Springs Desert Party with The Sims ™ to celebrate the launch of a new capsule collection. Inspired by the popular life simulation video game franchise, a whole collection of ready-to-wear items and accessories including Moschino items...

Pasta, pane, pizza, focaccia… the crown of the realm of carbs is certainly held by Italian bakers, who made miracles, for centuries, with just some water, flour, yeast and salt. Since the times of the Roman Empire bread and all its derivates literally ruled the Italian tables, becoming a kind of signature product of our cultural traditions all over...

It might not have the canals of Venice, the quaint cliffside villages of the Cinque Terre, nor the ancient ruins of Rome, but that certainly hasn’t held Bologna back from being one of Italy’s most unique, beautiful, and underrated cities. Often overlooked in favour of Italy’s other tourism heavy hitters, Bologna, capital of the northern Emilia Roma...

A special one-time-only presentation will showcase a series of never-before-exhibited portraits of actors who worked with the Italian film director Federico Fellini by Milan-based photographer Ivan Cerullo. Cerullo will discuss each portrait as they are projected on the screen. Introduction by Alessandro Ago, Director of Programming and Special Pro...

Lovers of healthful, yet gourmet, Italian cuisine now rejoice because The Fine Market has opened its online store and is ready to ship across the United States. Founded and run by an Italian family of five and based in Clearwater, Florida, the company is dedicated to bringing the best of Italy's world-famous food to American shores while catering t...

During the fall semester of 2018, multiple students from the University of Bergamo lived and studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University, experiencing the novelties and challenges associated with any long-term stay abroad. These students, all hailing from various locations in Italy, had the chance to take classes taught in English, enjoy American nig...

Long Island City bid farewell to its unofficial mayor on Tuesday as hundreds attended a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Vernon Boulevard Frank Carrado was a beloved link to the past of what is now the fastest-growing neighborhood in the country prior to his death last week following complications from a stroke. He wa...

Restaurants in major U.S. cities once fit into two categories: fancy French on the high end and dreary workingmen’s hash houses on the low. Then came the 1880s, and with them a massive influx of Southern Italian immigrants. Exotic yet accessible, the restaurants they opened appealed to “Bohemians,” the hipsters of that era. Red-and-white-checked ta...

In many countries Easter means chocolate. Bags of pastel-coloured mini eggs, tin-foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies and the classic hollow egg, ready to be smashed to pieces. These cocoa-based confections are available in Italy – though not in the same aisle-filling quantity – but chocolate simply isn’t the go-to Easter treat it is in other parts of th...

Tuesday May 21, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, 7521 Carmel Ave, NE Albuquerque, NM. Please bring the following items: 1) Your old passport – expired or about to expire; 2) 2 color photos with white background; 3) The original and a photocopy of American identification (e.g. driver’s license); 4) The original and a...

Submissions for the 2019 Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize are now open! The Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize was conceived to promote the literature of the Italian diaspora and is open to poets of Italian descent writing poetry in English. The winning poet will be awarded $1000 and Bordighera Press will publish the manuscript, along with a standard royalty con...