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Sometimes fashion means more than glitz, clothes, trends and runways. Sometimes fashion embodies the balance between health and beauty, the dance among food, imagination and inner happiness and the art of living well. I was thrilled by the story of Italian-American creator and educator Mary Capozzi ...

Presso lo studio legale Fried, Frank, Harris & Jacobson di New York si è tenuto un importante simposio internazionale per celebrare il 50mo anniversario del Center for Migration Studies (CMS) e della International Migration Review (IMR).

 

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The Marisa Antonini award has been established to honor passion for the Italian language, culture, or art. Danielle is planning to develop a partnership between her sorority and a local elementary school, with the aim of exposing the children to Italian authors and other aspects of Italian culture. ...

È stata la splendida sede della Società Dante Alighieri di Firenze – nella chiesa di San Pier Maggiore, una delle più antiche della città - ad ospitare nel pomeriggio di ieri il tavolo tematico sul "Ruolo degli italofoni e delle comunità italiane all'estero" che si è svolto nell'ambito della prima ...

This panel welcomes papers exploring the cultural, philosophic, and aesthetic ramifications of the puppet image and metaphor in Italian literature and film (including possible connections to other media such as theater, animation, visual arts, and video games). Please send 150-300 word abstract and ...

An affordable house in Italy is easier to find than you might think. Our properties section of Italy Magazine has a variety of places for sale all over the country ranging from high-end luxury apartments to affordable places that you can make your own. This week we have decided to search through ...

A lecture by Manuele Gragnolati (University of Oxford) In ENGLISH.

Focussing on the connection between textuality, subjectivity and politics, this paper explores analogies and differences in the late works by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Elsa Morante.

 

The aesthetics of both authors resists ...

Internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic Mario Fratti, best known for the musical Nine and winner of seven Tony awards, will present his publications Twenty-Eight Unpredictable Plays. Unpredictable Plays features 28 Plays, and at least 28 Surprises. Dry, sly, provocative plays ...

In our Bethesda location, you will enjoy 8 classes of history, geography, art and archeology of Rome and its region. Starting from the Etruscan civilization and the origin of the "eternal city", you will learn about medieval Rome and Lazio, the origin of papacy, Rome and its monuments of the ...

Officially say goodbye to Ina's today and say hello to the 39th Lou Malnati's. Opening today in the breakfast queen's former home, the new Malnati's will christen her Randolph Street space by serving Ina Pinkney herself as the new pizzeria's first customer at 3 p.m.

 

Malnati's has remodeled ...

Un'altra preziosa opera del Rinascimento italiano i "pannelli della Cantoria del Duomo di Santa Maria Novella in Firenze" realizzati dallo sculture e ceramista Luca della Robbia arrivano negli Stati Uniti a Atlanta per essere ammirati all 'High Museum of Art.

 

L'iniziativa ""Make A Joyful ...

The weekend was packed at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort with Sunday's Las Vegas debut of international singing sensation Laura Pausini.

 

The sold-out crowd was up on their feet Sunday night when Pausini took the stage and begin her set that took the audience on a journey through her ...

"In pensione non ci vado. Io amo lavorare". A 90 anni Frank Gurrera non ha alcun dubbio sulla questione. Da anni lavora come macchinista e riparatore dii treni della metropolitana di New York, nella stazione di Coney Island, a sud di Brooklyn.

 

È nato il 29 ottobre 1924 nella casa che suo ...

The latest in a line of wood-fired pizza places coming to Northeast Portland has opened its doors. After months of hands-on demolition, construction and build-out, owner Clark Hale opened Pizzeria Otto last Friday, bringing Neapolitan-style pies to the Roseway neighborhood.

 

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The Sbarro Health Research Organization, Inc. (SHRO), in collaboration with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Temple University's College of Science and Technology and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation, will organize the medical conference "Bioinnovation: towards new treatment ...

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Educator and Creator Mary Capozzi Delivers Lifestyle Lessons

Educator and Creator Mary Capozzi Delivers Lifestyle Lessons

Sometimes fashion means more than glitz, clothes, trends and runways. Sometimes fashion embodies the balance between health and beauty, the dance among food, imagination and inner happiness and the art of living well. I was thrilled by the story of Italian-American creator and educator Mary Capozzi who certainly knows how to be stylish. Through decorating exquisite crafts, contributing beauty products into...

Mezzo secolo di IMR and CMS: Intervista con l'Arcivescovo Silvano M. Tomasi

Mezzo secolo di IMR and CMS: Intervista con l'Arcivescovo Silvano M. Tomasi

Presso lo studio legale Fried, Frank, Harris & Jacobson di New York si è tenuto un importante simposio internazionale per celebrare il 50mo anniversario del Center for Migration Studies (CMS) e della International Migration Review (IMR).   Entrambe iniziative furono ideate e fondate mezzo secolo fa a New York nel clima di rinnovamento del Concilio Vaticano II da un gruppo di giovani...

Student Danielle James receives the Marisa Antonini Award

Student Danielle James receives the Marisa Antonini Award

The Marisa Antonini award has been established to honor passion for the Italian language, culture, or art. Danielle is planning to develop a partnership between her sorority and a local elementary school, with the aim of exposing the children to Italian authors and other aspects of Italian culture. Danielle writes about how her schooling experience has influenced her relationship with...

Agli Stati generali della lingua italiana nel mondo il tavolo tematico sul “Ruol…

Agli Stati generali della lingua italiana nel mondo il tavolo tematico sul “Ruolo degli italofoni e delle comunità italiane all'estero”

È stata la splendida sede della Società Dante Alighieri di Firenze – nella chiesa di San Pier Maggiore, una delle più antiche della città - ad ospitare nel pomeriggio di ieri il tavolo tematico sul "Ruolo degli italofoni e delle comunità italiane all'estero" che si è svolto nell'ambito della prima giornata di lavori degli Stati generali della lingua italiana nel...

Call for Papers "Puppets, Dolls, Robots, and Avatars: The Human Double in I…

Call for Papers "Puppets, Dolls, Robots, and Avatars: The Human Double in Italian Literature and Film"

This panel welcomes papers exploring the cultural, philosophic, and aesthetic ramifications of the puppet image and metaphor in Italian literature and film (including possible connections to other media such as theater, animation, visual arts, and video games). Please send 150-300 word abstract and short bio by December 1st to panel organizer at pacchion@chapman.edu    Federico Pacchioni, Ph.D.The Sebastian Paul and Marybelle Musco...

Living the Dream: Amazing Properties under 150,000 Euros

Living the Dream: Amazing Properties under 150,000 Euros

An affordable house in Italy is easier to find than you might think. Our properties section of Italy Magazine has a variety of places for sale all over the country ranging from high-end luxury apartments to affordable places that you can make your own. This week we have decided to search through our properites to find seven different places all...

Lecture: Sexuality and Textuality in Pier Paolo Pasolini and Elsa Morante - Nove…

Lecture: Sexuality and Textuality in Pier Paolo Pasolini and Elsa Morante - November 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm

A lecture by Manuele Gragnolati (University of Oxford) In ENGLISH. Focussing on the connection between textuality, subjectivity and politics, this paper explores analogies and differences in the late works by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Elsa Morante.   The aesthetics of both authors resists linearity and allows for the articulation of paradoxical pleasures that cannot be inscribed in a normative logics of development, conversion,...

An evening with Mario Fratti - November 6, 2014 at 7:00pm

An evening with Mario Fratti - November 6, 2014 at 7:00pm

Internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic Mario Fratti, best known for the musical Nine and winner of seven Tony awards, will present his publications Twenty-Eight Unpredictable Plays. Unpredictable Plays features 28 Plays, and at least 28 Surprises. Dry, sly, provocative plays presented by the master of unpredictability, Mario Fratti. Mario will also talk about his only novel Diario Proibito, written...

Lecture on Roma and Lazio - Saturday 25th at 2:45-4:45 pm

Lecture on Roma and Lazio - Saturday 25th at 2:45-4:45 pm

In our Bethesda location, you will enjoy 8 classes of history, geography, art and archeology of Rome and its region. Starting from the Etruscan civilization and the origin of the "eternal city", you will learn about medieval Rome and Lazio, the origin of papacy, Rome and its monuments of the Renaissance, of the 17th and 18th centuries. The course will...

Malnati's Opens Randolph Street Location Today by Serving Ina Pinkney First

Malnati's Opens Randolph Street Location Today by Serving Ina Pinkney First

Officially say goodbye to Ina's today and say hello to the 39th Lou Malnati's. Opening today in the breakfast queen's former home, the new Malnati's will christen her Randolph Street space by serving Ina Pinkney herself as the new pizzeria's first customer at 3 p.m.   Malnati's has remodeled the 1235 W. Randolph St. locale but kept much of the building's bones....

Da Firenze ad Atlanta i preziosi pannelli della Cantoria di Santa Maria Novella …

Da Firenze ad Atlanta i preziosi pannelli della Cantoria di Santa Maria Novella dello sculture e ceramista rinascimentale Luca della Robbia

Un'altra preziosa opera del Rinascimento italiano i "pannelli della Cantoria del Duomo di Santa Maria Novella in Firenze" realizzati dallo sculture e ceramista Luca della Robbia arrivano negli Stati Uniti a Atlanta per essere ammirati all 'High Museum of Art.   L'iniziativa ""Make A Joyful Noise": (al 25 ottobre 2014 al 11 Gennaio 2015. ) " è accompagnata dall'ascolto di musiche riprodotte...

Laura Pausini at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Laura Pausini at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

The weekend was packed at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort with Sunday's Las Vegas debut of international singing sensation Laura Pausini.   The sold-out crowd was up on their feet Sunday night when Pausini took the stage and begin her set that took the audience on a journey through her illustrious career. English, Italian, Spanish – the crowd loved it all...

LA STORIA Frank, l'italo-americano 90enne che lavora nella metrò di New York

LA STORIA Frank, l'italo-americano 90enne che lavora nella metrò di New York

"In pensione non ci vado. Io amo lavorare". A 90 anni Frank Gurrera non ha alcun dubbio sulla questione. Da anni lavora come macchinista e riparatore dii treni della metropolitana di New York, nella stazione di Coney Island, a sud di Brooklyn.   È nato il 29 ottobre 1924 nella casa che suo padre - un immigrato italiano - costruì a Flatbush,...

Pizzeria Otto in Northeast Portland Now Open

Pizzeria Otto in Northeast Portland Now Open

The latest in a line of wood-fired pizza places coming to Northeast Portland has opened its doors. After months of hands-on demolition, construction and build-out, owner Clark Hale opened Pizzeria Otto last Friday, bringing Neapolitan-style pies to the Roseway neighborhood.   Pizzaiolo Justin Clarke, a Brit who lived and trained in Italy before moving to the Northwest and working at Via Tribunali...

National Italian American Foundation's Annual Gala Weekend in Washington DC Host…

National Italian American Foundation's Annual Gala Weekend in Washington DC Hosts the Medical Conference of the Sbarro Health Research Organization - October 25th at 2:00 pm

The Sbarro Health Research Organization, Inc. (SHRO), in collaboration with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Temple University's College of Science and Technology and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation, will organize the medical conference "Bioinnovation: towards new treatment of disease in Biopharma and Academia" that will be held in the Jay Room of the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC....

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.   About 400 people stood behind police barricades chanting "Shame on the Met!" and carrying signs saying "The Met glorifies terrorism" before the company's first performance of "The Death...

Ligabue: grande successo a New York

Ligabue: grande successo a New York

Domenica 19 ottobre, Ligabue si è esibito al Terminal 5 di New York per il suo primo concerto negli Stati Uniti, che è arrivato dopo la data canadese di sabato. Il live è stato un vero successo e ha visto in platea un pubblico di oltre 2mila persone di tutte le generazioni, con una gran componente di italiani che vivono...

Prosegue con successo la tournée americana di Diamante Gallina & The Italian…

Prosegue con successo la tournée americana di Diamante Gallina & The Italian Quartet

Da Nashville a New York, passando per Columbus, Chicago, Philadelphia e altre tappe, lo swing italiano è in tour negli Stati Uniti con la cantante bolognese Diamante Gallina e il suo Italian Quartet.   Per tutto il mese di ottobre la band è impegnata in questa lunga tournée che ha il supporto della Regione Emilia-Romagna e della Consulta degli emiliano-romagnoli nel mondo,...

Villa Bellini brings upscale Italian to Tio Pepe space

Villa Bellini brings upscale Italian to Tio Pepe space

It's got pilasters and curved archways and marble statuary and carved fireplace mantles and complicated deco wrought-iron work. In short, the new Villa Bellini in the 1928 building that housed Tio Pepe for decades is a knockout.   There's valet parking, a gracious gaggle of lovely young women at the front desk, bartenders who ask your name and politely volunteer their own,...

Italian-American Club blends old and new

Italian-American Club blends old and new

It'd be easy to dismiss the Italian-American Club as a throwback, just another attempt to cling to a time best viewed through rose-colored glasses. Take a closer look, though, and the vintage prints and slightly schmaltzy touches take on a softer patina that reflects an appreciation for the history of our fair city, shaped by the finely honed sense of...

Italian business school Istao has gained new partnerships worldwide

Italian business school Istao has gained new partnerships worldwide

Andrea Merloni has been confirmed as ISTAO business school's President. Strategic alliances with European and American Universities for international synergies are on sight.   The Adriano Olivetti Institute is about to start the academic year with six master courses to begin in November. A new branch in the south of Marche Region will also support its activities and it will become the...

The Italian Military to the Rescue!

The Italian Military to the Rescue!

Every nationality is the victim of stereotyping. Some stereotypes are plausible (the Swiss are punctual), others are inoffensive (the Germans are organized) and yet others flatter (the Irish are generous).   But some stereotypes are insulting. Like the one that says Italian soldiers are spineless. A cabinet minister from another European country once told me, "Italian tanks have one forward gear —...

An expansive season from Connecticut Lyric Opera

An expansive season from Connecticut Lyric Opera

In an era when so many arts groups are struggling to hang on, the Connecticut Lyric Opera in New London continues its growth, both in its ability to reach broader audiences and to broaden the scope of operas staged in Connecticut. Last season, the CLO made a splash by performing what is believed to be the first production of a Wagner...

"Premio Eccellenza Italiana": sabato a Washington la 1° edizione

"Premio Eccellenza Italiana": sabato a Washington  la 1° edizione

Valorizzare e promuovere storie personali di successo, persone coraggiose, creative e realtà produttive e prodotti innovativi in grado di rappresentare il Made in Italy.   Sono queste le motivazioni che hanno dato vita al "Premio Eccellenza Italiana" presieduto da Santo Versace e pensato e ideato da Massimo Lucidi, giornalista ed Emotional Designer che ha riunito una serie di imprenditori e professionisti, in...

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only…

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka

Punzoné, the first line of ultra-premium organic vodka to be introduced in the U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks Italian Heritage Month – a time when our country recognizes the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and Italians in America.   October also marks the anniversary for Punzoné, and today it shares its favorite Italian cocktails...

FREE Screening – Men of the Cloth – Friday, October 24 at 3:00 pm

FREE Screening – Men of the Cloth – Friday, October 24 at 3:00 pm

As part of their new exhibit - Italian Style: Fashion since 1945 - the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will offer a FREE screening of Men of the Cloth.This 2013 documentary is an inspiring portrait of Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli and Joe Centofanti, three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging roles...

Save the Date: All Puccini's Heroines (Opera Gala) - Sunday October 26th, 2014 …

Save the Date: All Puccini's Heroines (Opera Gala) - Sunday October 26th, 2014  at 3:00 p.m.

The Italian American Opera Foundation, that for the past two years has produced the Italian Opera Festival ™ (IOF) in Orange County, has announced today the program for its expanded 2014/2015 season, with a preview concert on October 26th at the Performing Art Center of Soka University, in the marvelous City of Aliso Viejo, and three new dates: March 20th, 21st in Los Angeles...

IAABT Headquarters Open House & Networking Event - Wednesday, November 5, 20…

IAABT Headquarters Open House & Networking Event - Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:00 P.M

The Officers and Board of Directors of The Italian American Alliance for Business and Technology invite you to join us as we celebrate the dedication of a new headquarters in Bloomfield Hills. IAABT: Embarking On Our Second Decade of Service.A Solid Legacy of Business Development Opportunities for Members and Friends. New Directions for the Future of Alliances Between Italy and the...

Una festa di musica e sapori per il sesto anniversario di Taste of Italy

Una festa di musica e sapori per il sesto anniversario di Taste of Italy

Sabato 11 ottobre, più che in California, qualcuno avrebbe tranquillamente pensato di trovarsi in Italia. A testimoniare questa sensazione bastavano i profumi e l'atmosfera che hanno trasformato la Pico House, storico edificio losangelino nel cuore di Downtown L.A., in una festa tricolore.   Il successo dell'ultimo Taste of Italy è stato certificato innanzitutto dall'adesione di pubblico, che, ben oltre l'orario d'inizio dell'evento,...

St Louis Restaurants, Talayna's Italian Restaurant to Celebrate Their 50th Anniv…

St Louis Restaurants, Talayna's Italian Restaurant to Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary and Candicci's Restaurant and Bar Celebrate Their 5th Anniversary

Restaurateurs, Mehdi /Susan Rouhani, and Bob Candice proudly announce their achievements. Talayna's Italian Restaurant was founded in 1964 by the previous owner and has been owned and managed by Mehi and Susan Rouhani for the past 30 years. They are known for their Pizza and Italian cuisines.   Additionally, they offer catering, banquet facilities that will accommodate up to 600 guests, live...

Welcome to Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture in Italy

Welcome to Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture in Italy

In 1985 the Council of Ministers of the European Union started regularly designating what they labelled the "European Capital of Culture". Florence, Bologna and Genoa are among the Italian cities that have already obtained this prestigious title, and in 2019 this honour will go to another Italian location, Matera.   As stated in the European Commission website, the initiative in meant to...

Springfield Italian-Americans explore dual-citizenship

Springfield Italian-Americans explore dual-citizenship

Italian-Americans looking to gain dual citizenship got to learn about the process to do that at the Mt. Carmel Society in Springfield.   Comitas is the Committee for Italians Abroad. Among many things, they help to promote cultural exchange and the Italian language.   Read more   Source: http://wwlp.com    

Giro: “Italiano, seconda lingua nel mondo”

Giro: “Italiano, seconda lingua nel mondo”

La fragilità delle frontiere impone nuovi criteri d'appartenenza e fa della lingua una nuova geografia. Le lingue possono separare i popoli, se considerate espressioni d'identità contrapposte, aggressive o chiuse. Diventano strumenti di disprezzo e rifiuto dell'altro. Però possono unire, essere ponte, in quanto elementi di conoscenza utili nel dialogo. Possono essere una scommessa per la pace.   Questa è la prospettiva, che...

“Blood Type: Ragu” at Shea’s Smith Theatre - October 26 at 7:00 pm

“Blood Type: Ragu” at Shea’s Smith Theatre - October 26 at  7:00 pm

THE BASICS: Writer-Actor Frank Ingrasciotta's one man coming-of-age play about growing up in a Sicilian family is in the smaller Smith Theatre next door to Shea's. Total running time is 85 minutes without intermission. It runs through Sunday, October 26th.   THUMBNAIL SKETCH: Using minimal, but effective projections behind him, and only one chair as a prop, Frank Ingrasciotta remembers growing up...

Avviso di assunzione di un impiegato a contratto - Consolato Generale d’Italia i…

Avviso di assunzione di un impiegato a contratto - Consolato Generale d’Italia in NY

Il Consolato Generale d'Italia in New York ha indetto una procedura di selezione per l'assunzione di un impiegato a contratto da adibire ai servizi di Assistente Amministrativo nel settore consolare.L'avviso di assunzione ed il facsimile della domanda di ammissione alle prove selettive sono disponibili sul sito web del Consolato Generale d'Italia: www.consnewyork.esteri.it Le domande di ammissione alle prove selettive, da redigersi...

An Immigrant’s Special Love Story

An Immigrant’s Special Love Story

Francesco and Giuseppina (Josephine) Catena left Ramacca, Sicily (Prov. Catania) and came to America on April 6, 1966. Their story began as neighbors in Ramacca where her parents, John Sabatino and Francesca, owned an Italian deli. John and Frencesca were reluctant for their daughter, Giuseppina, and Francesco to become involved because Francesco was the sole provider for his mother and...

Presentation of “Sabato Rodia’s Watts Towers” - Mondey, October 27 at 7:00 pm

Presentation of “Sabato Rodia’s Watts Towers” - Mondey, October 27 at 7:00 pm

Luisa Del Giu­dice will dis­cuss "Sabato Rodia's Watts Tow­ers." The mag­i­cal sculp­tures called the Watts Tow­ers, made from concrete-encased iron adorned in found glass, ceramic and shells loom silently over the streets of South Cen­tral Los Ange­les.   The sculp­tures were made by an Ital­ian immi­grant, Sabato Rodia, over a period of 33 years. Ms. Del Giu­dice is the Direc­tor of Ital­ian...

Missione di start-up italiane dell'ICT in California

Missione di start-up italiane dell'ICT in California

L'ICE-Agenzia organizza una missione di start-up italiane del settore ICT (tecnologie dell'informazione e della comunicazione) in California, con tappe a Los Angeles e San Francisco, dal 20 al 24 ottobre 2014.L'iniziativa è rivolta esclusivamente alle start-up italiane del c.d. "Global digital market, indicatore dell'economia digitale che comprende dispositivi, sistemi informatici, software e soluzioni, middleware e software applicativo.   In particolare dei servizi...

Spotlight on Chapman University’s Italian Program

Spotlight on Chapman University’s Italian Program

It has been said that Latin is dead. Truth be told, so is that fern on my porch after a week of scorching heat. But what is very much alive is the love for the Italian culture and language. And no where is this more apparent than in the classroom of Chapman University's Professor Federico Pacchioni.   On a warm September morning,...

Italia-Usa: l'Expo di Milano protagonista del galà del Niaf

Italia-Usa: l'Expo di Milano protagonista del galà del Niaf

L'Expo di Milano del 2015 sarà la protagonista del weekend di eventi e manifestazioni , che culmineranno la sera di sabato 25 ottobre con il galà, con cui anche quest'anno la Niaf, la principale organizzazione di italiani d'America, celebra l'anniversario della sua fondazione.   Ospiti d'onore dall'Italia del tradizionale appuntamento di Washington saranno infatti il ministro dello Sviluppo Economico, Federica Guidi, il...

Incontro con Emanuela Papini: "Generazione Liga" - October 23, 2014 fr…

Incontro con Emanuela Papini: "Generazione Liga" - October 23, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm

Luciano Ligabue has always claimed to have a truly unique audience. Not only "beautiful", nor even just "different" from all the others, but really "particular"; a public whose story deserves to be told. Emanuela Papini rises to the challenge with a book which began as a testimony to the reciprocal love and gratitude between the singer-songwriter and his public, but has...

Marco Bicego personal appearance at Bloomingdales - October 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Marco Bicego personal appearance at Bloomingdales - October 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Please join Bloomingdale's in welcoming Marco Bicego, Italian jewelry designer as he presents his latest collections.   Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the phrase "timeless luxury." Hand-engraved by second-generation craftsmen in Vicenza, Italy, the iconic gold by Marco Bicego is both striking and elegant. His unique manipulation transforms luxurious 18-karat gold elements into...

Book Presentation: "The selected poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini" - Octo…

Book Presentation: "The selected poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini" - October 23, 2014 - November 2, 2014

On the Occasion of the 14th Annual Italian Language Week in the World, presented under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy, The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Andrea Raos is pleased to invite you to the presentation of "The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini".   Presentation of The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini by editor and...

A Look at the 3rd Annual Columbus Day Giglio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A Look at the 3rd Annual Columbus Day Giglio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

By Giovanni di Napoli   Hundreds gathered in the rain last Monday for the Third Annual Columbus Day Giglio Party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Hosted by the Giglio Boys Club, members transformed Lorimer Street (between Metropolitan Ave. and Conselyea St.) into a free outdoor party to showcase and celebrate southern Italian culture.   Arriving early, I was a little worried the inclement weather would dampen...

Al Theatre for the New City, tutte le donne appassionate di Mario Fratti

Al Theatre for the New City, tutte le donne appassionate di Mario Fratti

Mario Fratti torna in scena a New York con una commedia brillante e pungente, Six Passionate Women, scritta nel 1981 basandosi sulla sua conoscenza personale con Federico Fellini, un'amicizia che risale alla fine degli anni Cinquanta, quando Fratti lavorava come giornalista a Paese Sera. Ma non c'è solo questo nella commedia di Fratti. C'è il film 8 e ½ e c'è...

Murano, Italy, Still Sparkling After 700 Years

Murano, Italy, Still Sparkling After 700 Years

It was the sort of thing that would never happen to George Clooney: As I stepped off the packed vaporetto onto the island of Murano, I slipped on the rain-slicked dock and my trolley bag went click-clacking across the dock's wooden planks.   When neither the suitcase nor I fell into the Venice Lagoon, my audience — a boat full of amused...

Italian-American Profiles of Success: Natalie Bolea

Italian-American Profiles of Success: Natalie Bolea

By Daniel Casciato Local photographer, Natalie Bolea, feels as if she is always looking at life through the lens of a camera, whether or not she has a camera in her hands. "The world just looks completely different to you," says the Pittsburgh native and first generation Italian. "Once you start getting into photography, you are always thinking about it."   Read more   Source: http://www.ciaopittsburgh.com    

Matera chosen as EU's culture capital for 2019

Matera chosen as EU's culture capital for 2019

The city of Matera has been chosen as the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Italy's Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities Dario Franceschini announced on Friday. Matera was selected out of six cities - Cagliari, Lecce, Siena, Perugia, Ravenna, and Matera itself - that had remained on the list after a preselection.   Steve Green, the chairman of the jury of...

Il ristorante della settimana. "La Volpe" di Centers Moriches, Long Is…

Il ristorante della settimana. "La Volpe" di Centers Moriches, Long Island

Porto Empedocle è una ridente cittadina ai piedi di Agrigento, in Sicilia. Un posto fantastico, con il suo mare, la sua costa, il suo porto, è uno di quei luoghi che fanno sognare. Reso celebre dalla penna del famoso scrittore Andrea Camilleri che a Porto Empedocle, "Vigata" nella finzione, ha ambientato le celeberrime vicende del Commissario Montalbano.   Ormai, mi dice la...

'Masterchef' Judge Joe Bastianich Launches Italian Production Company

'Masterchef' Judge Joe Bastianich Launches Italian Production Company

Joe Bastianich, the restaurant owner and star of MasterChef and Restaurant Startup, is taking his business back to the old country with the launch of his new Italy-based production company.   Bastianich, who unveiled his venture to global broadcasters at international television market MIPCOM in Cannes this week, tellsTHR his goal with the new company is to use Italy as a platform...

"Visit to Relatives" A Play by Aldo Nicolaj - Italian American Museum

"Visit to Relatives" A Play by Aldo Nicolaj - Italian American Museum

You are cordially invited to attend a special staged presentation of Aldo Nicolaj's play, "Visit to Relatives" at the Italian American Museum on Saturday, October 25th (7:30 P.M.) and Sunday, October 26th (6:00 P.M.).   In "Visit to Relatives" the visitor-spectator is led to enter into a universe of original characters, which are proud to present their stories, affirming their own particular...

"Du You Duomo?" a Eataly

"Du You Duomo?" a Eataly

Il Duomo di Milano ha fatto il suo debutto nel Flatiron District con la mostra "Eataly per Duomo" ospitata dal fondatore Oscar Farinetti, in cui sono esposti storici tesori architettonici datati oltre sei secoli, organizzata per promuovere la Expo Milano che prenderà il via a maggio 2015.   Al taglio del nastro inaugurale a Eataly c'era il fondatore Farinetti, il sindaco di...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum fundraising brunch - November 1, 2014

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum fundraising brunch - November 1, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of elegance, exquisite cuisine, and exemplary service, The Staaten will provide the perfect setting for our annual fundraising event.   This event makes it possible for the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, owned and administered by the Order Sons of Italy in America, to collect, preserve and exhibit material relating to the lives of inventor Antonio Meucci and legendary hero, Giuseppe...

Twentieth Anniversary Festa in Little Italy

Twentieth Anniversary Festa in Little Italy

San Diego's Little Italy Festa began its Twentieth Anniversary on Friday, October 10th with a vintage Italian poster exhibition at Meyer Fine Art Inc., and ended with the Festa's Bocce Ball Tournament on Sunday October 12th.   Between these celebration's activities ranged from shopping at Little Italy's Mercato on Saturday, through its Gesso Italiano (Italian Chalk) on the streets of West Date...

Cranston’s Christiana Rodi stars in Boston production of ‘Aida’

Cranston’s Christiana Rodi stars in Boston production of ‘Aida’

Cranston's Christiana Rodi would love to have appeared at last weekend's Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill fronting for Ambrosiani, the Italian band she sings with. But she had to be in Boston for a 12-hour tech rehearsal for Tim Rice and Elton John's "Aida," which opens tomorrow for a six-show run at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester.   Read more   Source: http://www.providencejournal.com    

Celebrate, Italian-style on Christmas Eve

Celebrate, Italian-style on Christmas Eve

If you're an Italian-American, especially if your roots track back to Southern Italy, you know that it has long been customary to steer clear of eating meat on Christmas Eve.   Instead, traditional, family-style celebrations on Christmas Eve, or La Vigilia, as the day is referenced in parts of Italy, are often marked by a Feast of Seven Fishes.   Read more   Source: http://www.silive.com    

Center for Italian Culture presents fall programs

Center for Italian Culture presents fall programs

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University is launching its 2014-15 programming with the third year of Canti e Cantici, including workshops, presentations and a concert focusing on Italian music and literature.   The series starts with a faculty talk on St. Francis of Assisi by Professor Rala Diakite on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m. in Kent Recital Hall...

Il giudice Gratteri a NY: asse Italia-Usa contro la mafia

Il giudice Gratteri a NY: asse Italia-Usa contro la mafia

"La 'Ndrangheta non è lontana dal nord America. È presente in Canada, in città come Toronto. Ed è molto presente qui a New York. Ma sono soddisfatto della risposta che stiamo dando". Nicola Gratteri, Procuratore della Repubblica al Tribunale di Reggio Calabria, commenta così il rapporto tra le due sponde dell'Atlantico nel contrasto alle infiltrazioni 'ndrine. Il giudice è stato insignito...

This isn't your father's pasta: The future of Italian cuisine has arrived

This isn't your father's pasta: The future of Italian cuisine has arrived

The future of Italian cuisine has arrived. And while it's nothing short of a revolution in Los Angeles, it's a movement that has mostly evaded Orange County.   It used to be that if you went out for Italian cuisine, you knew what to expect. You knew before you got there exactly what you would be eating: Caprese salad, fried calamari, bruschetta...

Ray Mancini Is Officially a Candidate for the Boxing Hall of Fame

Ray Mancini Is Officially a Candidate for the Boxing Hall of Fame

Former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is officially a candidate for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF).   Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs), the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, turned professional in 1979 and officially retired from the ring in 1992. From 1982 to 1984, he captured the hearts and minds of boxing fans all over...

'Miele' is a standout at San Diego Italian Film Festival

'Miele' is a standout at San Diego Italian Film Festival

Italian cinema has achieved something of a renaissance in the past few years, thanks to high-profile award wins at the Venice Film Festival (the documentary Sacro Gra) and talents like Paolo Sorrentino and Matteo Garone showcasing new works on the international stage.   But focusing on these highlights threatens to diminish the impact of smaller films, many of which will be showcased...

Mangia Italian Countryside Eatery Has Opened its Doors in Malibu

Mangia Italian Countryside Eatery Has Opened its Doors in Malibu

Tra di Noi's Antonio Alessi has opened Mangia Italian Countryside Eatery in the remodeled Trancas Country Mart on the North side of Malibu.   The restaurant will serve classic Italian eats like pizza, antipasto salads and pastas. Additionally, Mangia offers quaint seating indoors with a full bar and comfortable seating outdoors in a spacious patio adorned with colorful umbrellas.     Read more   Source: http://la.eater.com    

Il sogno americano in musica dell'Italian Surf Academy

Il sogno americano in musica dell'Italian Surf Academy

Un viaggio indietro nel tempo che porta lo spettatore a rivivere la cultura cinematografica italiana dei grandi classici degli anni '60.   Attraverso l'esecuzione dal vivo di celebri brani musicali e suggestive proiezioni video, il quartetto dell'Italian Surf Academy ha messo in scena il suo "American dream" presso la galleria Emerald Tablet di San Francisco, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura...

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