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Please join us as we take a Tour through Sicily with food and wine. Our guests, Alfonso Cevola and Joe Piccola with Glaziers and Paul DiCarlo with Jimmy's Food Store will share their experiences from ...

Micheal Castaldo and Giorgia Fumanti, team up to record Pray'r a new powerful captivating duet .

 

Pray'r is much more than a love song, it is a powerful duet that arrives as an emotional new international anthem. A song of hope and praise for 2015! Written and produced by CASTALDO and ...

NEW BOOK! Publication Date: February 23, 2015 ($19.99; 160 pages)
Before outdoor films, mouth watering cuisine and the spectacle of bocce brought thousands of visitors to its streets, Baltimore's Little Italy was a haven for generations of immigrants. With Saint Leo's Church at its heart, ...

In collaboration with the Walker Art Center, we offer a rare opportunity to experience Italian contemporary art here in Minneapolis. The on-going exhibition, "Art at the Center: 75 Years of Walker Collection", which celebrates the 75 years of the institution gathers a number of works of art by ...

Giovedì 22 gennaio, Floriano Pagliara ha realizzato uno dei suoi sogni: all'incontro di boxe tenutosi al Webster Hall, "l'italiano" (così lo chiamano qui a NYC) ha sconfitto Antwan Robertson conquistando così il titolo di campione Wbu.

 

Con la gioia e l'entusiasmo della vittoria ancora in ...

As Bruno DiFabio reflected on his career coming full circle at the new Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford's Springdale neighborhood, the restaurant's wood-fired pizza oven basked the back of the eatery in warmth on an otherwise chilly January morning.

 

DiFabio, of Ridgefield, never lost the ...

"Giada is five years old. She lives in Utica, New York. Her mom was born there, but her dad was born in Italy." So begins the new, illustrated book that, according to award-winning author Michael Sedge, will put young children on the path to learning Italian.

 

"I have lived in Italy many ...

Two familiar faces were at the 10th annual Italian Fest and recognition dinner Saturday night.

News 4's Joe Hart and Brandon Wholey attended the charity event for Bristlecone Family Resources. The non-profit offers addiction and mental wellness treatment and prevent services in Northern Nevada.

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by Mauro Battocchi


Nel mio ultimo post riguardante le nuove elezioni del COM.IT.ES. di San Francisco, indette per il 17 aprile 2015, ho voluto condividere informazioni su come poter votare, indicando i requisiti che l'elettore deve avere per poter essere ammesso al voto.

 

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Marra Forni is not messing around when it comes to the authenticity of your pizza. The Maryland-based Italian oven maker has been bringing the traditional style of Italian Neapolitan Pizza to local markets all over the United States, with its hand-crafted ovens that combine old-world technique with ...

What's Made in Italy? The perfect combination of elegant taste, high quality products, and skilled craftsmanship, which is recognized and celebrated worldwide, has its roots in centuries old traditions from all across the Italian peninsula.

 

In our modern era, when everything is made just ...

Spaghetti and meatballs are not Italian food. Ask Juri Sbandati. At Trattoria Sbandati on Bend's west side, you also won't find fettucine Alfredo, chicken Parmigiana or veal Marsala on the carefully considered menu.

 

This is not, after all, a dimly lit Italian café with red-checkered ...

L'edizione 87 di Pitti Immagine Uomo (Firenze, 13-16 gennaio 2015) si è conclusa con numeri da record, confermando le ottime aspettative comunicate nei giorni della manifestazione: 24.000 compratori (+15% rispetto alla precedente edizione invernale) per un totale di 8.660 buyer stranieri (+11%) e ...

There is a paucity of restaurants in Houston that serve calzones and even fewer establishments offer versions that match the quality of those found in Italian-American hubs along the east coast.

 

La Fresca Pizza is among these few, these happy few, and they have two locations. So, give ...

Vince and Robbie Accardo once again welcomed members of the American Society of Italian Heritage to their home for a cochon de lait on Nov. 2.

 

Guests sat at tables on the bank of the private lake on the homestead. Along with perfectly roasted pork, culinary choices included potato salad, ...

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3 Sicilians Wine Dinner

3 Sicilians Wine Dinner

Italian Club of Dallas. Monday, February 9, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (CST) - Addison, TX Please join us as we take a Tour through Sicily with food and wine. Our guests, Alfonso Cevola and Joe Piccola with Glaziers and Paul DiCarlo with Jimmy's Food Store will share their experiences from their visits to Sicily and its' wineries. In addition we...

Pray'r Duet with Giorgia Fumanti and Micheal Castaldo

Pray'r Duet with Giorgia Fumanti and Micheal Castaldo

Micheal Castaldo and Giorgia Fumanti, team up to record Pray'r a new powerful captivating duet .   Pray'r is much more than a love song, it is a powerful duet that arrives as an emotional new international anthem. A song of hope and praise for 2015! Written and produced by CASTALDO and his long time collaborator, the Norwegian composer/producer Stein B. Svendsen, "Pray'r"...

Baltimore's Little Italy

Baltimore's Little Italy

NEW BOOK! Publication Date: February 23, 2015 ($19.99; 160 pages)Before outdoor films, mouth watering cuisine and the spectacle of bocce brought thousands of visitors to its streets, Baltimore's Little Italy was a haven for generations of immigrants. With Saint Leo's Church at its heart, The Neighborhood is a place where lifelong friendships are forged and nicknames are serious business.   The community still celebrates...

Walker Art Center - “Arte Povera” Exhibition Tour for Italian Speakers

Walker Art Center - “Arte Povera” Exhibition Tour for Italian Speakers

In collaboration with the Walker Art Center, we offer a rare opportunity to experience Italian contemporary art here in Minneapolis. The on-going exhibition, "Art at the Center: 75 Years of Walker Collection", which celebrates the 75 years of the institution gathers a number of works of art by Italian artists belonging to the influential movement known as "Arte Povera".   The Arte...

Floriano vince il titolo di Pesi Piuma a NYC e sul ring chiede a Stefania di spo…

Floriano vince il titolo di Pesi Piuma a NYC e sul ring chiede a Stefania di sposarlo!

Giovedì 22 gennaio, Floriano Pagliara ha realizzato uno dei suoi sogni: all'incontro di boxe tenutosi al Webster Hall, "l'italiano" (così lo chiamano qui a NYC) ha sconfitto Antwan Robertson conquistando così il titolo di campione Wbu.   Con la gioia e l'entusiasmo della vittoria ancora in gola, ha chiesto a Stefania di raggiungerlo sul ring e, dichiarando davanti a tutti il suo...

Amore Cucina & Bar a return to form

Amore Cucina & Bar a return to form

As Bruno DiFabio reflected on his career coming full circle at the new Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford's Springdale neighborhood, the restaurant's wood-fired pizza oven basked the back of the eatery in warmth on an otherwise chilly January morning.   DiFabio, of Ridgefield, never lost the warm place in his heart for the restaurant that launched his career in the business.   Read...

Giada Learns Italian: New Children's Language Learning Book

Giada Learns Italian: New Children's Language Learning Book

"Giada is five years old. She lives in Utica, New York. Her mom was born there, but her dad was born in Italy." So begins the new, illustrated book that, according to award-winning author Michael Sedge, will put young children on the path to learning Italian.   "I have lived in Italy many years and have grandkids both there and the United...

Italian Feast & Recognition Dinner raises money, awareness

Italian Feast & Recognition Dinner raises money, awareness

Two familiar faces were at the 10th annual Italian Fest and recognition dinner Saturday night. News 4's Joe Hart and Brandon Wholey attended the charity event for Bristlecone Family Resources. The non-profit offers addiction and mental wellness treatment and prevent services in Northern Nevada.   "You will be surprised at how many people are touched with an addiction problem. It's not something that's...

Come candidarsi alle elezioni del COMITES di San Francisco e cosa fare

Come candidarsi alle elezioni del COMITES di San Francisco  e cosa fare

by Mauro Battocchi Nel mio ultimo post riguardante le nuove elezioni del COM.IT.ES. di San Francisco, indette per il 17 aprile 2015, ho voluto condividere informazioni su come poter votare, indicando i requisiti che l'elettore deve avere per poter essere ammesso al voto.   Se invece state considerando l'idea di candidarvi per diventare membro del COM.IT.ES. ecco cosa dovete sapere.   Read more   Fonte: San Francisco, Italy  

Marra Forni Pizza Ovens

Marra Forni Pizza Ovens

Marra Forni is not messing around when it comes to the authenticity of your pizza. The Maryland-based Italian oven maker has been bringing the traditional style of Italian Neapolitan Pizza to local markets all over the United States, with its hand-crafted ovens that combine old-world technique with new-world technology.   Marra Forni ovens are made from traditional Italian bricks imported from Italy...

Italian Stories: tradition and innovation meet in Italy’s artisan workshops

Italian Stories: tradition and innovation meet in Italy’s artisan workshops

What's Made in Italy? The perfect combination of elegant taste, high quality products, and skilled craftsmanship, which is recognized and celebrated worldwide, has its roots in centuries old traditions from all across the Italian peninsula.   In our modern era, when everything is made just to be sold, knowledge and know-how can become the new currency of exchange, and perhaps even a...

Restaurant review: Trattoria Sbandati

Restaurant review: Trattoria Sbandati

Spaghetti and meatballs are not Italian food. Ask Juri Sbandati. At Trattoria Sbandati on Bend's west side, you also won't find fettucine Alfredo, chicken Parmigiana or veal Marsala on the carefully considered menu.   This is not, after all, a dimly lit Italian café with red-checkered tablecloths and candles fashioned from Chianti bottles.   Read more   Source: http://www.bendbulletin.com/    

“Made in Italy”: a Firenze, Milano e Vicenza numeri e ottimismo per il 2015 non …

“Made in Italy”: a Firenze, Milano e Vicenza numeri e ottimismo per il 2015 non mancano

L'edizione 87 di Pitti Immagine Uomo (Firenze, 13-16 gennaio 2015) si è conclusa con numeri da record, confermando le ottime aspettative comunicate nei giorni della manifestazione: 24.000 compratori (+15% rispetto alla precedente edizione invernale) per un totale di 8.660 buyer stranieri (+11%) e oltre 15.300 italiani (+17%) e oltre 35.000 visitatori.   Raffaello Napoleone, amministratore delegato di Pitti Immagine, non può che...

Pizza is Good, Calzones are Better at La Fresca Pizza

Pizza is Good, Calzones are Better at La Fresca Pizza

There is a paucity of restaurants in Houston that serve calzones and even fewer establishments offer versions that match the quality of those found in Italian-American hubs along the east coast.   La Fresca Pizza is among these few, these happy few, and they have two locations. So, give thanks if you have been craving calzones over-stuffed with lots of cheese and...

American Society of Italian Heritage meets for Cochon de Lait: North Shore Notab…

American Society of Italian Heritage meets for Cochon de Lait: North Shore Notables

Vince and Robbie Accardo once again welcomed members of the American Society of Italian Heritage to their home for a cochon de lait on Nov. 2.   Guests sat at tables on the bank of the private lake on the homestead. Along with perfectly roasted pork, culinary choices included potato salad, baked beans, a variety of appetizers and side dishes, plus a...

Italy 'attractive market again' says Bank of America CEO

Italy 'attractive market again' says Bank of America CEO

At least one American banker is setting eyes on investment opportunities in Italy, Corriere della Sera paper reported Thursday. "Your country...has become an attractive market again," Bank of America CEO Brian T. Moynihan told the Milan-based paper after a meeting with Premier Matteo Renzi at the World Economic Forum being held in Davos, Switzerland.   Read more   Source: http://www.ansa.it/    

Assocamerestero: Botti di fine anno per l'export italiano extra UE

Assocamerestero: Botti di fine anno per l'export italiano extra UE

Le imprese italiane esportatrici festeggiano una fine dell'anno con dati molto positivi per quanto riguarda le vendite al di fuori dell'Unione Europea. Il Made in Italy in senso stretto (esportazioni al netto della componente energetica) fa registrare un incremento annuo dell'8,4%.   Unito alla contrazione delle importazioni, e in particolare dei prodotti energetici, tutto questo si traduce in un saldo record per...

Ron Onesti: The 'Yankee Clipper' turns 100

Ron Onesti: The 'Yankee Clipper' turns 100

Just a few weeks ago, Yankee legend Joe DiMaggio would have turned 100 years old. Each year, as we swing into the baseball season, three things bring me to an out-of-body, "Field Of Dreams" experience: having a couple of smokie-link sandwiches in the left field box seats at Wrigley facing the base that Santo built; throwing down a cold one...

Italian pasta and 3D printers

Italian pasta and 3D printers

The Industrial Revolution of the 21st century will be led by 3D printers. Sooner than later, they will change our lives completely, allowing us to print what we need. At home. Any time.   Thanks to 3D printers complex objects can be created assembling several layers together. Already pioneers are 3D printing production tools, prototypes, jewellery, sunglasses, art works, musical instruments, shoes,...

Nursing Student Will Receive UNICO Scholarship

Nursing Student Will Receive UNICO Scholarship

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, UNICO will present Seton Hall nursing student Stefanie DeSimone with a $2,500 scholarship at Seton Hall's basketball game at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the Bernard and Carolyn Torraco Memorial Scholarship program.   DeSimone, currently in the second year of her Second Degree nursing program at Seton...

Amarena Fabbri boasts a century of history and is still going strong

Amarena Fabbri boasts a century of history and is still going strong

Amarena Fabbri, the maker of a trademark wild cherry product that is one of the best known brands in Italian cuisine, is having its 100th birthday. In 1905, a young Gennaro Fabbri bought a grocery store with adjoining fermentation cellar and transformed it into the "Premiata Distilleria G. Fabbri." The first Fabbri-branded products consisted of a range of spirits that won...

Town woman makes history with RI Italo-American Club

Town woman makes history with RI Italo-American Club

Making history is nothing new for the Italo-American Club of Rhode Island. After all, the proud Providence-based society is the oldest Italian chartered club in the United States. It was founded in 1896 and filed its charter with the state of Rhode Island in 1899.   However, the club – which is housed inside the former and historic Berarducci Funeral Home at 477...

Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester To Be Displayed At Phoenix Art Museum

Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester To Be Displayed At Phoenix Art Museum

One of the world's greatest artists is coming to Phoenix. OK, not the artist himself, but one of his works. Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester will be on display at the Phoenix Art Museum starting on Saturday.   Jerry Smith is curator of American and European Art to 1950 and Art of the American West at Phoenix Art Museum. Leonardo da Vinci's Codex...

Rigorismo - Exhibition Opening (The Exhibition shall remain open from February …

Rigorismo - Exhibition Opening  (The Exhibition shall remain open from February 5 through March 6)

A "rigor" that forces space to become a thing, rather than for things to fill space. There is an intellectual depth and philosophical conception, and it could be argued that this is a new beginning, which is inspired by the rigor of the forms and the relationship with space, hence Rigorism.   Choices and dictates do not preclude, however, the explosion of the...

Top 6 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2015

Top 6 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2015

With the start of the New Year, there's just one resolution that should be of your list: Travel to Italy in 2015. It's always a good time to visit Italy, but we think 2015 will be the best year yet!   The 2015 Expo in Milan has motivated Italy to do some early spring-cleaning, restoring monuments and art to their ancient glamour,...

Nel Giorno della Memoria riprendono le ricerche per scovare 6 mila volumi razzia…

Nel Giorno della Memoria riprendono le ricerche per scovare 6 mila volumi razziati a Roma dai nazisti

by Riccardo Chioni "In occasione del Giono della Memoria quest'anno abbiamo pensato di presentare la ripresa delle ricerche della biblioteca molto importante della comunità ebraica di Roma razziata dai nazisti nel 43". Così ha spiegato Alessandra Di Castro direttrice del Museo Ebraico di Roma la missione a New York per un evento organizzato ieri dal Primo Levi Center presso il Jewish Heritage...

Ramsey audience gets a sneak preview at "The Italian-Americans" docume…

Ramsey audience gets a sneak preview at "The Italian-Americans" documentary

Forty-three years after "The Godfather," eight years after the final "Sopranos" episode, but only two years removed from "Jersey Shore," television has finally delivered an image of Italian-Americans that everyone can love.   The people who attended a sneak preview of the upcoming PBS series "The Italian-Americans" at Ramsey High School on Sunday were well versed in the stereotypes of Italian-Americans both...

Moschino opened its first U.S. boutique in Los Angeles today at 8933 Beverly Bou…

Moschino opened its first U.S. boutique in Los Angeles today at 8933 Beverly Boulevard

The first concept store conceived by creative director Jeremy Scott, the 3,500-square-foot space, formerly Hadid Gallery, presents Scott's colorful, pop vision in a clean, white space with large plate-glass windows facing the manicured street, all the better to show off the large-form installations, oversize cola cans, atop which mannequins in graphic crushed can-printed dresses and separates are perched in cheeky...

Lorenzo Scarpone: Portrait of a Connoisseur. From sunny Terre d’Abruzzo to the W…

Lorenzo Scarpone: Portrait of a Connoisseur. From sunny Terre d’Abruzzo to the Wines of Italy Hall of Fame

On February 4th, 2015 Lorenzo Scarpone will enter the Wines of Italy Hall of Fame, but who exactly is Lorenzo Scarpone? Lorenzo is many things: a leading advocate of Slow Food, a wine and food specialist extraordinaire, and an import/export Guru.   I had the pleasure of speaking with him at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, considered the heartbeat of the...

The shell of Loreto's Holy House: a casing of beauty for a hearth of faith

The shell of Loreto's Holy House: a casing of beauty for a hearth of faith

Once brought to Loreto, Mary's plain house was nestled inside a sumptuous marble shell, the masterpiece of a Renaissance genius.   Pope Julius II had it designed by Donato Bramante in 1509, but it took no less than seventy years to complete it – employing the talent of Andrea Sansovino, Ranieri Nerucci, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger and many others artists.   Read more   Source: http://www.italianways.com    

Trattoria Neapolis in Pasadena is closing

Trattoria Neapolis in Pasadena is closing

Trattoria Neapolis, an Italian restaurant and bar on South Lake Avenue, has announced that it will close after 2 1/2 years. The last day of service is set for Feb. 1.   "We are proud of our restaurant's food, drink, service and ambiance," the restaurant's crew wrote on its website. "We hope to see you in the next two weeks in the...

Sal Valentinetti keeping it Italian on American Idol

Sal Valentinetti keeping it Italian on American Idol

"American Idol" returned for its 14th season a couple of weeks ago, and last week featured auditions from New York City.   The first contestant was Sal Valentinetti whose tagline was 'singing old time music, wearing old time suits'.   Read more   Source: http://iajournal.com/    

IACO Names Dominic Candelieri President Emeritus

IACO Names Dominic Candelieri President Emeritus

The Italian American Cultural Organization of Boston's South Shore held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 1. Held at Braintree's Grove Manor Estate, the feast was kicked off with a special tribute to organization founder Dominic Candelieri, who was named President Emeritus of the South Shore group.   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano    

Bristol Italian Culture Club holds its first meeting

Bristol Italian Culture Club holds its first meeting

The first meeting of the Bristol Italian Culture Club ended with an invitation to continue at a member's home for wine and homemade limoncello. For founder Steve Hedgpeth, it couldn't have gone better.   "I'm hoping we could share not just being Italian-American, but a sense of Italian-ness," he said to the seven fellow Bristolians who joined him at the Grundy Library...

Al via Marmomacc America cresce pietra italiana

Al via Marmomacc America  cresce pietra italiana

Negli Stati Uniti, continua la crescita del marmo Made in Italy: da gennaio ad ottobre 2014 le esportazioni italiane di materiale lavorato, grezzo e semilavorato verso gli USA sono passate da 298,1 a 303,2 milioni di euro di controvalore, aumentando dell'1,7% rispetto allo stesso periodo del 2013.   Lo dicono i dati Istat rielaborati dall'Osservatorio Marmomacc, nella giornata inaugurale di TISE-StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas,...

My Visit to the Crypt of Original Sin

My Visit to the Crypt of Original Sin

We drive across a dusty plain along a series of unpaved roads, then park in the middle of a silent vineyard.   We find a set of ancient stone steps and cautiously descend to a ledge above a quiet riverbank, where my guide pulls out a giant metal key and creaks open a metal door. Cool air blasts from the darkness and,...

The TTIP Agreement: An Interview with Mr Simone Crolla, Managing Director of AmC…

The TTIP Agreement: An Interview with Mr Simone Crolla, Managing Director of AmCham Italy

One Europe's Andrea Bonetti conducted an interview with Mr Simone Crolla regarding his views on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement.   Mr Crolla is currently the Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham) and Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at Weber Shandwick Italy. Previously, he was a member of the Chamber of Deputies in...

Bone Broth Cocktails Now Available at Los Angeles Italian Restaurant Pistola

Bone Broth Cocktails Now Available at Los Angeles Italian Restaurant Pistola

Pistola, an Italian-American restaurant in Los Angeles, is spiking the current bone broth craze with some unexpected ingredients. Enter: The soup cocktail.   Bartender Aaron Melendrez is responsible for "From the Kitchen With Love," a $22 bone broth libation made with six ounces of lamb consommé plus two ounces of Glenlivet 15. And no, this is not like French onion soup where...

Al pizzaiolo di Rossopomorodo a Eataly, Gazmir Zenelli il primo Oscar 2015 della…

Al pizzaiolo di Rossopomorodo a Eataly, Gazmir Zenelli il primo Oscar 2015 della pizza tradizionale napoletana

by Riccardo Chioni   Mentre Hollywood si appresta ad assegnare i suoi Oscar, New York ha già provveduto a selezionare i vincitori tra una rosa di pizzaioli che hanno partecipato alla prima edizione della US Caputo Pizza Competition che si è svolta ad East Harlem. Per cercare di aggiudicarsi l'Oscar della pizza durante la due giorni al Neapolitan Express Studio a East 111th...

Della Notte site in Little Italy slated for 16-story apartment tower

Della Notte site in Little Italy slated for 16-story apartment tower

A Baltimore developer is planning to replace the shuttered Della Notte restaurant at Eastern Avenue and President Street with a 15-story apartment tower in the next two years. The tower will include retail on the first floor and developers have told the Little Italy Community Organization that the building will have between 150 and 240 apartment units, said neighborhood activist Giovanna...

Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square Closes Cafe and Bakery Component

Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square Closes Cafe and Bakery Component

Fabio Sorano, owner of Letizia's Fiore in Logan Square, wants to open a "pasta college." That's why Sorano shuttered the cafe portion of his restaurant on Tuesday. They're no longer open at 7:30 a.m. and serving breakfast. Sorano and his mother will reconcept the front room into a retail space where they'll sell Letizia's signature pastas for home preparation and wines.   These...

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfi…

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfiteatro

La scorsa settimana abbiamo parlato del teatro. Questa volta concentriamo l'attenzione sull'anfiteatro. La parola "anfiteatro" è formata da due elementi lessicali: "anfi" e "teatro" (greco: amphì + théatron). "Amphì" – da cui deriva anche la parola latina "ambo", che è andata a sostituire in certi casi il numerale "duo" – è avverbio e significa "di qua e di là", "da...

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

In Italy, fascism and cinema had always been in a strange relationship. After millions of deaths, years of war and violence; fascism left only two positive things behind: Venice Film Festival and Cinecitta. Fascism, as a consequence of WWII, left thousands of people homeless in Italy; and of course, filmmakers studioless.   Great Italian Studio Cinecitta, established by Benito Mussolini in 1937,...

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

I leave tonight for VicenzaOro, taking place Jan. 23–28 in Vicenza, Italy, and while it's long been an event to see new designs from Italian manufacturers, it's increasingly becoming a livelier international destination.   Some American firms are in the mix: Great Neck, N.Y.–based Le Vian is exhibiting for the second consecutive year, and Henderson Collection from Charlotte, N.C., will have a...

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

La prima parola che ha imparato da bambino è stata "Chianti". Quel profumo del vino e del cibo italiano è entrato in maniera profonda e indelebile nella sua mente. Sin da quando, da ragazzino, nella scintillante Los Angeles, andava ad aiutare il padre Emilio nel suo ristorante. Nato ad Hollywood, da padre emigrato dall'Abruzzo e da mamma inglese, Marcello Baglioni si...

Happy hour has an Italian flavor in Ocean City

Happy hour has an Italian flavor in Ocean City

The local Touch of Italy restaurant chain has gained a loyal following in Delaware with locations in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The newest location, which opened in Ocean City in 2014, is wowing those who enjoy happy hours — especially foodies.   Located on northbound Coastal Highway at 67th Street, the OC version of Touch of Italy is open daily, but only...

The Spirited Teacher: Francesco Lafranconi

The Spirited Teacher: Francesco Lafranconi

Yes, his proper title is a mouthful. But "Executive Director of Mixology & Spirits Education" doesn't communicate the impact Lafranconi has had on the local beverage scene since he left Venice, Italy, in early 2000.   He did so at the invitation of Southern Wine & Spirits boss Larry Ruvo, who wanted Lafranconi to develop an educational program for Las Vegas bartenders...

Mirabito’s Italian Restaurant opens in North Liberty

Mirabito’s Italian Restaurant opens in North Liberty

North Liberty's newest Italian restaurant is a true family affair. "It's Mirabito's on the building and Mirabitos inside the building," owner and chef Gregg Mirabito said.   Mirabito's Italian Restaurant opened in the former Subway location in November after a three-month remodeling. "I'm blessed I have a wife and family that supports the venture," Gregg Mirabito said.   Read more   Source: http://www.press-citizen.com/    

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Dopo aver vinto due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014 con il musical "America", il musicista e compositore Guido Cataldo si prepara ad una tournée che lo porterà in tutta Italia.   Si comincia proprio a Salerno, con lo spettacolo in programma domenica 25 gennaio, alle ore 18, al Teatro Augusteo.   Read more   Source: http://lacittadisalerno.gelocal.it/    

Two college scholarships offered by Italian-American police group

Two college scholarships offered by Italian-American police group

All high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties are invited to apply for the two annual college scholarships offered by the Italian-American Police Association of Western New York, the group announced Wednesday.   Applications for the Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco and the Buffalo Police Officer David J. Scime scholarships must be submitted by May 1 and applications can...

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Another of classical philology's wildest dreams is on the verge of coming true. Every so often, something lost forever suddenly re-appears.   On the eve of humanism, Petrarch rediscovered the letters of Cicero and sections of Livy. A few decades later, Poggio Bracciolini resurrected Lucretius and Quintilian.   Read more   Source: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com/    

Moores School of Music Opera: The Elixir of Love - January 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Moores School of Music Opera: The Elixir of Love - January 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm

A shy young man wins the girl of his dreams, with a little help from a bottle. If only it were that easy in real life! Our production of this charming comedy is set in rural Texas in the 1930's. The opera was a favorite of both Pavarotti and Caruso and we're sure it will become yours as well. Sung...

Convivio communitas award for leadership

Convivio communitas award for leadership

CONVIVIO COMMUNITAS AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP 2015 is proudly being awarded to JOSEPH D. PANETTA, PRESIDENT AND CEO | BIOCOM. For his tireless, selfless, and inspired leadership in making San Diego a global leader in life science and biotechnology. Dinner and award ceremony in honor of Joseph Panetta March 12, 2015 - Lafayette Hotel   Joseph Panetta is President & CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Biocom,...

Unbroken endorsed by the Sons of Italy

Unbroken endorsed by the Sons of Italy

Italian Americans are lauding Angelina Jolie's latest film, Unbroken for its depiction of a heroic Italian American army officer and his close-knit family, according to the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's biggest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage, which has endorsed the film.   "The movie is a welcome relief from the usual characterization of Italian...

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Traces of painted red numbers have been discovered during the ongoing restoration of the Colosseum, indicating various sectors of the amphitheatre similar to the seating system employed by today's stadiums.   The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class. Describing it as an "exceptional discovery", the monument's director...

Eva Respini Named Boston ICA’s Chief Curator

Eva Respini Named Boston ICA’s Chief Curator

Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art recently appointed Eva Respini as its new chief curator. The daughter of an Italian father and Norwegian mother, Respini will be leaving her post as curator of the Department of Photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art to join the booming local cultural landscape.   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

The Sicilian II brings great Italian cuisine to Biloxi

The Sicilian II brings great Italian cuisine to Biloxi

by Julian Brunt   Chef Hristo Drakopoulos of Sicilian II said he cooks because it is his love and passion. "When you walk out my door and are smiling, then I know I've done my job," he said. If you are a lover of Italian food, it is a real treat to get something prepared by Drakopoulos, whose grandmother was born in Sicily and...

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

by Jeff Berlinicke   Jack Provenzano is very, very Italian. His heritage is in his blood and in his heart — and he wants to share it with other Italians throughout Hillsborough County. He is the president of the newly formed Italian American Club at the Northdale Recreation Center. It is open to everyone — even to non-Italians — and meets every second...

2015: The Year of the Meatball in Dallas

2015: The Year of the Meatball in Dallas

by Scott Reitz   Over the Christmas break I traveled to New York City and Washington D.C., where I ate seven meals a day doing my best to absorb as much as possible in each city. While I wandered around, I discovered a few trends on my own, in restaurants that have opened since I last visited -- ramen shops and Izakayas...

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington: 30-Year Anniversary of la Bella Lingua

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington: 30-Year Anniversary of la Bella Lingua

di Michela Tartaglia   This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian language program.   Created in 1984, the language program has provided Italian classes to thousands of students interested in learning or advancing their knowledge of the Italian language. This program is one of many established throughout the world.   Read...

Tony Verna, Who Started Instant Replay and Remade Sports Television, Dies at 81

Tony Verna, Who Started Instant Replay and Remade Sports Television, Dies at 81

by Bruce Weber   The Army-Navy game of 1963 was an important one in that season's college football landscape. With a Heisman Trophy winner and future pro star at quarterback, Roger Staubach, Navy, the No. 2 team in the nation, won by 21-15 and went on to face top-ranked Texas in the Cotton Bowl. (Texas won.)   The Army game is better known, however,...

Start up italiane si presentano a potenziali investitori USA: webinar all’Ambasc…

Start up italiane si presentano a potenziali investitori USA: webinar all’Ambasciata a Washington

L'Ambasciata d'Italia negli Stati Uniti ha ospitato il 20 gennaio, un seminario online (webinar) che ha consentito a giovani innovatori italiani di presentare le proprie start-up ad un selezionato gruppo di potenziali investitori americani.   Fondi di venture capital, business angels ed esperti di nuove tecnologie hanno esaminato progetti aziendali, selezionati nei settori dell'e-commerce, del turismo e della telemedicina. Hanno partecipato anche...

Locale 90’s true Italian cuisine in Redondo Beach

Locale 90’s true Italian cuisine in Redondo Beach

by Alyssa Morin   There is no shortage of pizza in the South Bay but John and Jennifer Mentesana are doing things a bit differently at Locale 90 in Redondo Beach. The pizzeria and marketplace, focusing on Neopolitan-style pies and European food and wine products for sale, opened in July. The restaurant has been so successful in its first six months, the owners...

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promoting-italy-from-farnesina-in-rome-all-over-the-worldThe promotion all over the world of the Italian system, crucial for such a rich country that can offer so much to the world, has definitely been improving in these last few years. This is one of the cases where the crisis has had the effect of developing creativity, cutting where it had to be done, and...

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