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The impetus for many non U.S.-based companies to build facilities in the U.S. is to be closer to customers. Sometimes it's to be closer to a particular industry or supply chain. 

 

The INglass Group SpA earlier this week announced it chose West Michigan as its new North American ...

by Suzy Fleming Leonard

 

I thought I knew what Italian ice was. In my high school days, I briefly worked at a New Orleans-style snowball stand. Same thing, right? It took a visit to the new Surfer Joe's Tropical Ice in Cocoa Beach to make me see the error of my ways.

 

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One of the most buzzed-about restaurant openings of the next few months is Carbone, which is slated to open its doors in Aria in October. The restaurant is a spinoff of the popular Greenwich Village restaurant of the same name, which is known for its Italian-American cuisine and tableside ...

By Anthony De Marco

 

"Code" is a word used often by luxury watch brands. It pertains to historical, cultural and other significant signs (maybe even myth and legend) that are identifiable with a particular company. The various ways these codes are protected and expressed by the brands vary.

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The origin of STEFANO VERSACE HOLDINGS began with an idea from its founder, Stefano Versace, to give life to an Italian gelato shop chain called: STEFANO VERSACE – GELATERIE ITALIANE & GOURMET. The overall objective of the chain is to introduce to the American consumer an authentic Italian ...

by Jonathan Bazzi

 

Infatuations, incandescent passions, intellectual exchanges and life-long associations with fetishised actresses or those who were conceptual or writing partners: the history of cinema is full of female figures who embodied the role of the muse for directors (and not only ...

by Robert Pela

 

My Italian is lousy, but I know a lot of the swear words, so when I spotted cazzone as one of the specials of the day at Forno 301, my new favorite restaurant, I laughed. Cazzone means "big dick," not as in "giant penis," but more like "you're an idiot." Forno 301, on ...

By Niccolò Graffio

 

The travesty that produced the modern country of Italy worked to suppress in no small way the native cultures of Southern Italy, but it could not destroy them. As the advocates of Risorgimento moved to center the political life of the nascent state around Rome (and the ...

by Nancy Casas

 

Bringing the art of classic Italian cinema to Los Angeles, the Grazie Cinema Serieshosted a screening of a cinematic Italian film, prefaced by the premiere of an original short film directed by Tracy Antonopoulos. The series had a grand kick off by hosting the screening of ...

By Michael Levenson 


The Archdiocese of Boston has sold a former East Boston church for $3 million, signaling to former parishioners the ongoing transformation of the working-class Italian-American neighborhood into an increasingly lucrative real estate hot spot, sought out by wealthy ...

Bartolomeo Scappi (ca. 1500-1577) was a great Italian cook. Born in Dumenza, in the province of Varese, he worked at the service of various cardinals before reaching the height of his career as chef for Pope Pius V. Scappi also published a cooking essay that is considered the most important of his ...

By Susie Tommaney


Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor tells the story of a world-famous Italian opera singer, Tito Merelli, also known as "Il Stupendo." When he's unable to take the stage in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello, an unwitting theater staffer steps in, resulting in a door-slamming farce of mistaken ...

Camelia-Colombo Lodge No. 1294, Order of the Sons of Italy, will host its semi-annual fundraiser Pasta Feed from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the parish hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 815 High St., according to a news release.

 

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A 2-year-old boy wears a white apron, his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He is perched atop a chair, too small to reach the counter without it. His small hands are starting to shape a soft round of pizza dough, an action he doesn't yet know he will repeat for ...

Being a third-generation Sicilian American, pesto sauces were not common in my family. Sure my grandmother had all the ingredients: fresh basil from the garden, good extra virgin olive oil, Parmigiano-Reggiano and pine nuts (a Sicilian favorite) from the local deli shop. But it just wasn't in the ...

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Italian Manufacturer Sets Up in Michigan Aiming for Lightweight Plastics Market

Italian Manufacturer Sets Up in Michigan Aiming for Lightweight Plastics Market

The impetus for many non U.S.-based companies to build facilities in the U.S. is to be closer to customers. Sometimes it's to be closer to a particular industry or supply chain.    The INglass Group SpA earlier this week announced it chose West Michigan as its new North American headquarters in order to capitalize on the growing market for lightweight composite materials,...

Surfer Joe's brings Italian ice to Cocoa Beach

Surfer Joe's brings Italian ice to Cocoa Beach

by Suzy Fleming Leonard   I thought I knew what Italian ice was. In my high school days, I briefly worked at a New Orleans-style snowball stand. Same thing, right? It took a visit to the new Surfer Joe's Tropical Ice in Cocoa Beach to make me see the error of my ways.   Where snowballs, snowcones and other chilly treats are ice drizzled in flavored...

Digging Into Carbone

Digging Into Carbone

One of the most buzzed-about restaurant openings of the next few months is Carbone, which is slated to open its doors in Aria in October. The restaurant is a spinoff of the popular Greenwich Village restaurant of the same name, which is known for its Italian-American cuisine and tableside preparations, and which was a finalist for the James Beard award...

Panerai Opens Flagship Boutique In Miami Design District

Panerai Opens Flagship Boutique In Miami Design District

By Anthony De Marco   "Code" is a word used often by luxury watch brands. It pertains to historical, cultural and other significant signs (maybe even myth and legend) that are identifiable with a particular company. The various ways these codes are protected and expressed by the brands vary.   For some it's paid lip service while for others they are treated with absolute...

Stefano Versace Holdings Expansion In The US (By Stefano Versace Holdings, LLC)

Stefano Versace Holdings Expansion In The US (By Stefano Versace Holdings, LLC)

The origin of STEFANO VERSACE HOLDINGS began with an idea from its founder, Stefano Versace, to give life to an Italian gelato shop chain called: STEFANO VERSACE – GELATERIE ITALIANE & GOURMET. The overall objective of the chain is to introduce to the American consumer an authentic Italian gelato referred to in Italy as "Gelato Artigianale Italiano". The first store opening...

Enchanting inspirations: The 10 muses of Italian cinema

Enchanting inspirations: The 10 muses of Italian cinema

by Jonathan Bazzi   Infatuations, incandescent passions, intellectual exchanges and life-long associations with fetishised actresses or those who were conceptual or writing partners: the history of cinema is full of female figures who embodied the role of the muse for directors (and not only male directors).   The muse was historically understood as a mediator between the artist and the divine, and is now...

Downtown Phoenix's Forno 301 Is Reminiscent of Best Italy's Best Cafes

Downtown Phoenix's Forno 301 Is Reminiscent of Best Italy's Best Cafes

by Robert Pela   My Italian is lousy, but I know a lot of the swear words, so when I spotted cazzone as one of the specials of the day at Forno 301, my new favorite restaurant, I laughed. Cazzone means "big dick," not as in "giant penis," but more like "you're an idiot." Forno 301, on the other hand, is very smart.   The...

The Sicilian of the Sicilians

The Sicilian of the Sicilians

By Niccolò Graffio   The travesty that produced the modern country of Italy worked to suppress in no small way the native cultures of Southern Italy, but it could not destroy them. As the advocates of Risorgimento moved to center the political life of the nascent state around Rome (and the economic life in the north) they likewise tried to stifle the...

Gia Coppola and Peroni presented the Grazie Cinema Series screening in L.A.

Gia Coppola and Peroni presented the Grazie Cinema Series screening in L.A.

by Nancy Casas   Bringing the art of classic Italian cinema to Los Angeles, the Grazie Cinema Serieshosted a screening of a cinematic Italian film, prefaced by the premiere of an original short film directed by Tracy Antonopoulos. The series had a grand kick off by hosting the screening of Pietro Germi's comedy Divorce Italian Style (1961), on June 9th up on...

Boston archdiocese sells closed East Boston church for $3 million

Boston archdiocese sells closed East Boston church for $3 million

By Michael Levenson  The Archdiocese of Boston has sold a former East Boston church for $3 million, signaling to former parishioners the ongoing transformation of the working-class Italian-American neighborhood into an increasingly lucrative real estate hot spot, sought out by wealthy investors.   State records indicate the buyer, Frankfort Gove LLC, was set up in June and is run by Richard Egan and...

How to Cook for a 16th-Century Banquet: Bartolomeo Scappi

How to Cook for a 16th-Century Banquet: Bartolomeo Scappi

Bartolomeo Scappi (ca. 1500-1577) was a great Italian cook. Born in Dumenza, in the province of Varese, he worked at the service of various cardinals before reaching the height of his career as chef for Pope Pius V. Scappi also published a cooking essay that is considered the most important of his time.   Philosophy historian Tullio Gregory, in his introduction to...

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

By Susie Tommaney Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor tells the story of a world-famous Italian opera singer, Tito Merelli, also known as "Il Stupendo." When he's unable to take the stage in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello, an unwitting theater staffer steps in, resulting in a door-slamming farce of mistaken identities, crossed wires and romantic overtures. "I think Ken Ludwig...is looking at the...

Pasta feed fundraiser set for Sons of Italy

Pasta feed fundraiser set for Sons of Italy

Camelia-Colombo Lodge No. 1294, Order of the Sons of Italy, will host its semi-annual fundraiser Pasta Feed from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the parish hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 815 High St., according to a news release.   Cost is $15 for adults and $3.50 for children 5 to 12 years of age. It's free for children...

New Jersey's oldest pizzeria still sizzles

New Jersey's oldest pizzeria still sizzles

by Sarah Griesemer   A 2-year-old boy wears a white apron, his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He is perched atop a chair, too small to reach the counter without it. His small hands are starting to shape a soft round of pizza dough, an action he doesn't yet know he will repeat for the next 66 years.   That little boy is Nick...

Authentic Italian Pesto: The Evolving World of Pesto

Authentic Italian Pesto: The Evolving World of Pesto

Being a third-generation Sicilian American, pesto sauces were not common in my family. Sure my grandmother had all the ingredients: fresh basil from the garden, good extra virgin olive oil, Parmigiano-Reggiano and pine nuts (a Sicilian favorite) from the local deli shop. But it just wasn't in the family tradition.   Curious, I tried it in local restaurants and it was good,...

In Italy, olive oils now have their sommelier too

In Italy, olive oils now have their sommelier too

by Giorgio dell'Orefice   The quality of olive oil is certainly a feature, but it can also become a true profession. Those skills, simply handed down from father to son, have been turned into a real profession by the Association of Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO).   The organization was founded in Imperia in 1983 and after 30 years of honorable service (with more than...

Mamma mia! Italian exhibit focuses on motherhood on sidelines of Expo

Mamma mia! Italian exhibit focuses on motherhood on sidelines of Expo

by Colleen Barry   They called it "The Great Mother," but organizers of an exhibit focusing on motherhood opening this week on the sidelines of the Milan Expo world's fair may just as well have been called "Mamma mia." Curator Massimiliano Gioni said there was some irony in the choice of theme "because motherhood and the mamma is part of the Italian...

Chazz Palminteri’s Vision to Bring ‘A Bronx Tale’ Musical to Broadway

Chazz Palminteri’s Vision to Bring ‘A Bronx Tale’ Musical to Broadway

by Michael Calia   In everything he does, Chazz Palminteri wants to tell you a story. Whether he's pitching vodka or telling you about his new restaurant, or even describing the acting talents of Tom Hardy, the 63-year-old actor, writer and director frames it as a narrative. But if there's one story he will always be known for, it's "A Bronx Tale,"...

Un progetto italiano porta il wi-fi anche sott’acqua

Un progetto italiano porta il wi-fi anche sott’acqua

di Barbara Millucci   Dopo l'Internet delle cose, è il momento dell'Internet of Underwater Things. Ovvero le connessioni ultrarapide sott'acqua. Nasce al dipartimento d' informatica dell'università La Sapienza di Roma un nuova spin off, specializzato proprio in tecnologie per la comunicazione sott'acqua. Il wi-fi sott'acqua per intenderci.   Che permetterà di chattare ed inviare foto e video anche in apnea (al momento è possibile...

Avon UNICO Citizen of the Year Named

Avon UNICO Citizen of the Year Named

by Tim Jensen   The Avon Chapter of UNICO is honored to announce that the 2015 Avon UNICO Citizen of the Year Award recipient is William (Bill) J. Newman, Past Commander of the Gildo T. Consolini VFW Post #3272. UNICO will present its 18th annual award at Avon Day, Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., on the grounds between Pine Grove and...

Citrine: Chef Peter Deruvo, Restaurateur Nick Neuman to Ppen Italian Restaurant …

Citrine: Chef Peter Deruvo, Restaurateur Nick Neuman to Ppen Italian Restaurant in Tempe

by Lauren Saria   It's been about three months since we told you that well-known local chef Peter DeRuvo had quietly re-entered the metro Phoenix dining scene after a brief stint working in the Second City. For about six months, now DeRuvo's been at EVO in Scottsdale, bringing back his signature style of Italian fare that includes a selection of handmade pastas...

Seattle Trentino Club – Let’s bring CORO SAN ROMEDIO to Seattle fundraising

Seattle Trentino Club – Let’s bring CORO SAN ROMEDIO to Seattle fundraising

Dan and Seattle Trentino Club are starting a Kickstarter to bring to Seattle the Coro San Romedio in Fall 2016. Coro San Romedio is an a cappella mens group from Northern Italy, precisely from Val di Non, Trentino, in the beautiful Dolomites. They have been traveling around Italy and Europe to represent the trentino folks culture.   It is about time to have...

A Look at the 2015 Festa di San Rocco in Astoria, Queens

A Look at the 2015 Festa di San Rocco in Astoria, Queens

Saturday afternoon (August 29th), I joined members of the Societá Gioventú Quagliettana in Astoria, Queens for the Feast of San Rocco. This year's celebration marked the Golden Anniversary of the society's beautiful statue, imported from Naples 50 years ago.   Joining the Quaglietta Society on their special day were Nicola Trombetta (President of the Federazione Delle Associazioni Della Campania USA), Joseph DiPietro...

Afternoon of Italian Opera at the Botto House

Afternoon of Italian Opera at the Botto House

September 13 (Sunday) 3:00 pm - Afternoon of Italian Opera at the Botto HouseAnnamaria Stefanelli, lyric soprano, Rory Angelicola,tenor, and Andrew Macirowski, accompanist will perform from Italian operas enjoyed by laborers 100 years ago. (Rain date: Saturday, September 19 at 5:00 pm). Sponsored by American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark. Museum's Old World Gardens -83 Norwood Street, Haledon, NJAdmission: $20 (general), $18 (seniors/students), $15...

The anti bias committee of UNICO National and the One Voice Coalition score agai…

The anti bias committee of UNICO National and the One Voice Coalition score again

In 2013, the Mercer County Italian American Festival Committee donated and erected a statute of Christopher Columbus on the site of their building in Hamilton Township, a municipality comprised OF 70% Italian Americans. Shortly thereafter, irresponsible vandals defaced the statute by blackening the face. Cavaliere John Scarpati called it a despicable act of discrimination against his fellow citizens of Hamilton....

After a false start in July, Una Vita Olive Oil set to make its Santa Fe debut o…

After a false start in July, Una Vita Olive Oil set to make its Santa Fe debut on September 16

Cancelled due to a conflict with the Santa Fe Opera, this special dinner event is back on the front burner. So, what happens when New Mexico's foremost olive oil expert collaborates with the Osteria d'Assisi's acclaimed executive chef? The answer: a special event menu to die for at the Osteria d'Assisi in Santa Fe on Wednesday, September 16 at 6pm...

Festival Italiano in Belmar

Festival Italiano in Belmar

Festival Italiano will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 12th and 13th at Belmar Shopping Center. Belmar is located at the southeast corner of Wadsworth and Alameda. If you've never attended this event, you should! It's the largest Italian festival in the state and has free admission. Can't beat that!   The IABA (as well as many of the other clubs)...

Denver Star Shines as Italy Wins

Denver Star Shines as Italy Wins

by Drew Davis   The Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari continues to shake off rust, leading Italy to a third straight win in EuroBasket. Gallinari, who has missed a lot of time over past few seasons for the Nuggets, led Italy to a 68-63 victory over Russia. The game was another warm-up for the EuroBasket 2015 tournament, also to be played in Trieste, and...

Mario Lanza Society Fall Luncheon

Mario Lanza Society Fall Luncheon

September 12 (Saturday) 1:00 pm - Mario Lanza Society Fall LuncheonCelebrate the great voice and career of Mario Lanza with good food, music and those interested in the beloved tenor. Activities include updates by Bill Ronanye, Society President, a live performance by an upcoming young opera singer, highlights from Mario Lanza's performances and our usual "Name the Tenor Quiz" by Opera...

Bellissima! Italian design icons to guest star in Nashville

Bellissima! Italian design icons to guest star in Nashville

The exhibition, titled 'Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance 1945-1975' at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee, will be dedicated to the tailor-made automobiles, design studies and motorcycles that were designed and manufactured in Italy from 1945 to 1975.   Back in 2013, guest curator Ken Gross held a special exhibition – 'Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles' – that...

If you’re looking to appease a large group of people, Italian food is your best …

If you’re looking to appease a large group of people, Italian food is your best bet.

by Marcus Cagle   If you're looking to appease a large group of people, Italian food is your best bet. Likely the most beloved of all cuisines, Italian food is hearty and characterized by its strong flavor and simplicity. The food is about passion and it comes out in every bite of an authentically prepared meal.   Once divided into more distinct regions, Italy's...

Italian grapes finding success in Texas

Italian grapes finding success in Texas

by Gaia Pianigiani   When Laurell Boyers, 34, and her husband, Federico Bastiani, 37, moved in together in Bologna in 2012, they did not know any of their neighbors. It was a lonely feeling. "All my friends back home had babies, play dates, people to talk to, and I felt so left out," Ms. Boyers, who moved from South Africa, said on a...

Vic DiBitetto brings standup comedy to The Palladium Theater

Vic DiBitetto brings standup comedy to The Palladium Theater

Vic DiBitetto, a Brooklyn-born, Italian-American force of nature, brings his frenetic standup comedy to The Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N., at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, part of the "Mahaffey On the Move" series. Known for his 30-second viral video Bread and Milk, which is nearing 14 million views on YouTube, DiBitetto is currently on movie screens as "Gino Chizetti"...

Reading the Feminine: Women Writers in Sicily

Reading the Feminine: Women Writers in Sicily

by Andrew and Suzanne Edwards In the course of researching the works of authors concerned with matters Sicilian, be they foreigners or native-born and bred, we are constantly dismayed at the ratio between men and women. Readers will not need telling in whose favour that ratio falls.   As we're not only talking about islanders, but the literary world as a whole, this...

Dine on our Dime: Bambino’s Italian Cafe south

Dine on our Dime: Bambino’s Italian Cafe south

by Katie Tonarely   Reader Kat Minx describes herself as a downtown Springfield kind of gal, but after an extended trip around the United States that included spots along the West Coast, she found herself back in Springfield, living on the south side. Her new home meant finding new stomping grounds that didn't all include downtown Springfield.   "I've always loved Bambino's," she says....

Tri-Valley Cuisine Scene: Danville's Lotsa Pasta serves up Italian fare, homesty…

Tri-Valley Cuisine Scene: Danville's Lotsa Pasta serves up Italian fare, homestyle charm

By Beth Jensen A meal at downtown Danville's Lotsa Pasta is less like dinner out than a home-cooked meal at a good friend's house, and that's the way owner Tom Lembo likes it. "I used to have big dinners put on at my house," recalled Lembo. "Then we opened this small little place .... Sometimes when I'm down here it's like people...

“Italy loves America”, guest star Franc D’Ambrosio, l’11 settembre al teatro del…

“Italy loves America”, guest star Franc D’Ambrosio, l’11 settembre al teatro del Giglio

Un'iniziativa della Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca insieme ai Lucchesi nel Mondo. Uno spettacolo musicale per raccontare le emozioni dei nostri migranti "Italy loves America", con Franc D'Ambrosio insuperabile Fantasma dell'Opera   Uno spettacolo per raccontare in musica le emozioni dei nostri migranti negli Usa. "Italy loves America - Le più belle note sulle rotte del Nuovomondo" è una iniziativa realizzata...

Member Spotlight: Allison Scola, Curator of Experience Sicily

Member Spotlight: Allison Scola, Curator of Experience Sicily

We're thrilled to welcome Allison Scola as our latest Member Spotlight Interview guest! Allison is a longtime NOIAW member and Italian culture enthusiast who is committed to sharing her passion for her heritage. You may recognize her from our Greater New York Region event earlier this year, St. Joseph's Day Alla Siciliana, where she sang Sicilian folk songs and while playing...

Sangiovese by many other names could taste as savory

Sangiovese by many other names could taste as savory

Americans love to visit Italy, especially Tuscany, and one of the reasons is the grape called sangiovese. Best known when made into the red wine called Chianti, it is called "the defining grape of Italy." It has been both the region's boon and its bane.    Infinitely malleable, it is so familiar to centuries of Italian growers that they have given it...

Italia Independent and Fantinel Launch New Prosecco in US Market

Italia Independent and Fantinel Launch New Prosecco in US Market

The latest trend hitting the runway at New York Fashion Week is sparkling, crisp and comes in a glass. Two of Italy's creative powerhouses, Italia Independent and famed Italian wine maker, Marco Fantinel, launch their newest project, The Independent Prosecco, in the U.S. this fall.    The Italian fashion group is known for their sophisticated eyewear, among other lifestyle items designed in...

Owners of oldest Italian restaurant unearth history

Owners of oldest Italian restaurant unearth history

by Nelson Garcia   Whenever you dig around a place as old as Patsy's Inn, you never know what you may find or whom. "I knew Chubby the original owner," Vincent Celentano, patron of the Italian restaurant for 72 years. "When we were kids like eight or nine, we'd come in here and he'd give us a meatball sandwich."   Chubby was the great uncle...

Where those dishes in “Northern Italian” restaurants actually originate?

Where those dishes in “Northern Italian” restaurants actually originate?

The term "Northern Italian" has long been more of a marketing tool rather than an accurate descriptor of a restaurant. It is term that is supposed to denote some level of sophistication, at least in regards to the typical Italian restaurant. At least that is how it has been used for much of the past thirty-five or forty years when...

Mezzo secolo di pittura italiana. Da Sent a New York

Mezzo secolo di pittura italiana. Da Sent a New York

Dal prossimo 30 ottobre, negli spazi progettati da Norman Foster sulla Bowery a New York, gli astrattisti italiani saranno protagonisti di una mostra che vuole stupire: Painting in Italy 1910s-1950s. Futurism, Abstraction, Concrete Art. L'elenco degli artisti è lungo, a partire dalla figura di Giacomo Balla, che rappresenta il primo esempio di astrattismo puro in Europa. Saranno inoltre presenti Badiali, Bertini,...

Granddaughter of Italian immigrants stirs tradition into every meal

Granddaughter of Italian immigrants stirs tradition into every meal

by Johanna D. Wilson   Debra Guglielmi, a 5-foot, 51-year-old Italian dynamo, is flitting about Bagel Café and Bakery like a cat chasing a beam of light. It is a Wednesday, but it doesn't matter – she is often a blur of busy-ness. It is clear, however, that she is dedicated to fixing folks fresh food only the most finicky cooks serve.   Family history...

Brunch at the Presidio Social Club

Brunch at the Presidio Social Club

The Leonardo da Vinci Society cordially invites you and your guest to a Brunch at the Presidio Social Club -  563 Ruger Street, San Francisco - 10:00am and a guided tour of the Presidio Officers' Club Museum - 50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco - 12:00 noon. Saturday, September 12, 2015. Miriam Manda, Visitors Services Coordinator, will guide the tour of the Museum. Click here to see the invitation   First...

Help us complete the documentary The Barese icemen of New York

Help us complete the documentary The Barese icemen of New York

Help us complete the documentary. Premieres: November 14th, 2015 - New York. Fundraising deadline: October 15th, 2015   "The Barese Icemen of New York" follows the story of the Apulia (Italy) emigrants who landed in the United State with nothing, and yet from the 1920's to the 1960's, these people dominated the ice business in the state of New York. A business that, until the...

Italy plays four cards at Venice Film Festival

Italy plays four cards at Venice Film Festival

by Alessandra Magliaro   Four Italian directors are in competition at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, plucked from a wider selection of others that weren't chosen, including films by big names such as Paolo Sorrentino, Nanni Moretti, and Matteo Garrone.   In response to the inevitable controversy over the films by those directors being passed over, festival director Alberto Barbera told ANSA, "the juries...

The 10th Annual Little Italy StreetFest

The 10th Annual Little Italy StreetFest

Saturday, September 12, 12/21 - The Annual Little Italy StreetFest  - Union St at N Jay St, Schenectady Whose ready for the 10th Annual Little Italy StreetFest? This year we have a lot in store for you!   ~~Street Businesses Participating: The following businesses will be pumping out their key dishes and services that you all know and love as well as new dishes and services that...

The Italian workshop

The Italian workshop

The Italian workshop has been an institution at Albuquerque's Bear Canyon Senior Center for several years, and it's wildly popular. Workshop leader, Alex Trujillo, reports that the group is at capacity, with 21 students. But don't let that deter you from calling the Center and leaving a message for Alex. Participation fluctuates as people go on vacation or move away,...

Two Scoops of Italy: Top Gelato Shops in America

Two Scoops of Italy: Top Gelato Shops in America

Many people describe Gelato as "Italian ice cream," but anyone who loves gelato knows that it's really incomparable. It's Italy in two scoops. A fresh, healthy, and delicious dessert that transports you to Rome or Florence without the jet lag.   No passport? No problem. We've got a list of our Top Gelato Shops in America to satisfy your craving for Italy...

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Nancy Caronia & Edvige Giunta – Septemb…

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Nancy Caronia & Edvige Giunta – September 12, 2015

WHEN: Saturday, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 @ 5:45 PM WHERE: @ Cornelia St. Café @ 29 Cornelia St. off Bleeker WHO: Nancy Caronia is a Lecturer in the Honors Program at University of Rhode Island, where she teaches contemporary literature, composition, and creative writing. Caronia's creative writing has most recently appeared in Animal, New Delta Review, Lowestoft Chronicles, biostories,and The Missing Slate .   Her...

Mezzo Soprano Benedetta Orsi is giving back with a cd, Christmas around the worl…

Mezzo Soprano Benedetta Orsi is giving back with a cd, Christmas around the world to raise funds on behalf of children’s psychiatric foundation Fanep onlus

Italian mezzo soprano Benedetta Orsi will release a CD in early October entitled Christmas Around the World, which she has recorded to help bring attention to pediatric nerve and psychiatric disorders and the work of FANEP Onlus (Associazione Famiglie Neurologia Pediatrica), a nonprofit medical organization based in her native Bologna that has provided support and care for these children and their parents for more than...

Carla Viparelli: Silicosophy

Carla Viparelli: Silicosophy

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Monday, September 28, 2015 Hours: www.sixty29contemporary.com Venue: Sixty29 Contemporary, Culver City Organized by: ART1307 In collaboration with: Sixty29 Contemporary and the IIC www.sixty29contemporary.com Carla Viparelli lives and works in Naples and Maratea. She is both a prolific and a multifaceted artist whose techniques, expressive media and tools ranges from oil on canvas and more traditional approaches, to innovative site-specific installations,...

Made in Sicily at the Expo from September 4th till 17th

Made in Sicily at the Expo from September 4th till 17th

From friday, September 4th until Thursday September 17th, Sicily will the protagonist of the a two week project at Expo Milan. The space, created in collaboration with the Sicilian government, is set up to be a showcase for Sicilian excellences. At the opening, the president of Unioncamere Sicilia, Antonello Montante and the Secretary-General, Santa Vaccaro, will explain the objectives and strategies...

Italian Wine Notes: Wines of Veneto

Italian Wine Notes: Wines of Veneto

September 10, 6:30 pm — 9:00 pmWestchester Italian Cultural Center  - 24 Depot Square, TuckahoeMembers: $60; Member's Guest: $75   Be dazzled by one of the oldest Italian wine making families: the Bertani family. Centuries of expertise, deep ties to the land, and a passion for innovation which sustains the family philosophy have all been translated into the creation of a series of worldclass...

Italian manufacturer stays in city with a new facility

Italian manufacturer stays in city with a new facility

By Cristeta Boarini   After 20 years in the Shakopee community, RuB Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new 50,000-square-foot facility in the Dean Lakes Business Park.    The Italian brass valve and fittings manufacturer moved into the eye-catching white and red building off of Highway 169 in October, but held the ribbon-cutting with the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce and members of the...

NFA educator, Norwich civic leader named Italians of the Year

NFA educator, Norwich civic leader named Italians of the Year

By Adam Benson   A long-time civic leader and a popular Norwich Free Academy educator have been named the 2015 Italians of the Year. Rosario Presti and John Iovino will be honored by the Italian American Heritage and Cultural Committee at its annual Columbus Day banquet on Oct. 4 at the Norwich Holiday Inn.    Presti, who grew up in Norwich, is of Sicilian descent. His...

Italy, Land Of Pizza And Pasta, Is Gluten-Free Friendly

Italy, Land Of Pizza And Pasta, Is Gluten-Free Friendly

Molten mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and yeast are the aromas that punctuate summer in Rome. On a recent day, 7-year-old Filippo Virgo has a hankering for pizza — a classic of the Eternal City. The problem is that Filippo has celiac disease. This means he gets sick from eating gluten — a protein found in wheat and other grains. Pizza is usually out...

I vini italiani: sempre nel cuore dei newyorchesi

I vini italiani: sempre nel cuore dei newyorchesi

Sono appena rientrata dalla Wine Bloggers Conference che si è svolta nell'area dei Finger Lakes, nello stato di New York. Nel mio ultimo articolo, avevo già scritto dei bei Riesling che avevo avuto occasione di provare prima della conferenza. Ma durante il mio viaggio sono stata ancora più piacevolmente sorpresa non solo da altri dei loro Riesling, ma dalla scoperta...

StoryCorps in Rochester: Rosita Caridi-Miller, Italy

StoryCorps in Rochester: Rosita Caridi-Miller, Italy

by David Riley   She had to make a choice. If she had stayed in Italy with my father and me, then she would have lost the right to come to America because she would have been 21 the next year, and no longer a minor.   So she made the choice of leaving my father and me in Italy and coming here to...

Panevino Italian Grille Introduces 55 New Dishes Inspired by Italian Family Trad…

Panevino Italian Grille Introduces 55 New Dishes Inspired by Italian Family Tradition

"Authentic Italian cuisine, impeccable hospitality and entertaining in the Italian tradition have long been the cornerstones for Panevino ­ ever since Tony Marnell first opened the doors in 2002," said General Manager Vincenzo Granata.   "A longtime innovator and visionary in the community, Tony's passion for hospitality coupled with his deep Italian roots has shaped Panevino into what it is today ­...

Run/Walk For Bocce Ball Courts

Run/Walk For Bocce Ball Courts

Cheyenne's members of the Mia Maria Lodge of the Order of Sons of Italy want to share their heritage with you. "We are working with the city to fund a Bocce Course in one of our public parks," says Jenny Craig, a runner who is a member of the group.   These groups of Italian- Americans want to introduce the age old...

The horseman of Old Greenwich shares his passion with his town

The horseman of Old Greenwich shares his passion with his town

By Silvia Foster-Frau   "Electric, this is Blaise," Blaise Anello said into his mobile headset one morning this week, answering a business call above the clip-clopping of horse hooves on asphalt. Anello owns a one-man electric company, but most people don't know him for that. They know him as the guy who drives the horse-drawn carriage throughout Old Greenwich.   "If people don't know me...

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We the Italians Magazine # 66

WTI 66

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an-italian-piazza-in-san-franciscoThere's a family that runs its history through the decades serving the town of San Francisco: before Joseph, then his daughter Angela, now her son Joseph. There's a project called Porziuncola Nuova that connected San Francisco to Saint Francis' town, Assisi. There's a square in front of a church in the...

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