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«California dreaming» dice la canzone. E dunque ha coraggio Matteo Renzi, riformista nel cuore, a visitare la Silicon Valley come prima tappa del suo viaggio americano annunciato ieri da Palazzo Chigi.

 

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Tipton, Pennsylvania – If you enjoy delicious Italian food and fine Italian music, then it is time for you to pull out your red, white and green and join the DelGrosso Family this Sunday, September 21st for the 25th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival. 

 

"We are proud of our ...

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses will bring their high-energy, big band sound to NIAF's "The Wildest Comes to Washington" Casino Night, during the Gala weekend, performing songs from their latest album "Blow," and getting the crowd on its feet!

 

Ahead of the big weekend, Prima Jr., son of ...

by Lisa Cappuccio


When: Wednesday, October 1st at 10:00 – 12:00pm
Where: Boston City Hall's Piemonte Room, which is located on the 5th Floor.


Boston City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Sal LaMattina will host this year's Italian flag raising at Boston City Hall in honor of Italian-American ...

The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral (http://oldcathedral.org/) the city's first Cathedral Church celebrates a 200th anniversary and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (http://www.twobridges.org/) serving residential, commercial, Manhattan cultural life, unveils Then & Now-Evolving ...

by Eddie Small

 

talian pastry and coffee shop Palombo will soon replace the Burger King near Yankee Stadium, DNAinfo New York has learned. The cafe, which has been on Arthur Avenue for several years, aims to open on East 161st Street and Walton Avenue by next Easter, according to ...

Il Comites di Houston annuncia che si terranno per la prima volta anche a Dallas le celebrazioni del Columbus Day: l'appuntamento è per il 12 ottobre alle 13.30 presso Continental Bridge Avenue e West Dallas Gateway. Obiettivo: "conservare e tramandare la storia e le tradizioni italiane in Texas e ...

November 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - http://www.historysmc.org

San Mateo County Historical Association - 2200 Broadway - Redwood City
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The San Mateo County Historical Association will present Lawrence DiStasi, Project director of Una Storia Segreta, who ...

by Lisa Reisman

 

Branford high school track coach Richard Biondi never set out to write "Pugilistic Paisani," a history of Italian and Italian American boxing champions.

 

Then, on a visit to Cleveland's Little Italy Heritage Museum in 2000, he met a volunteer in her mid-80s. They ...

by Hanna Raskin

 

The relative scarcity of spaghetti and meatballs in Charleston could bode well for the future of Italian food here, observers say.

 

According to Nicolo de Rienzo, an Italian food writer now researching a story about eating in the U.S. South, many Southern cities ...

by Deborah Vankin

 

The Italian nonprofit arts organization Depart Foundation, which exhibits contemporary emerging and mid-career artists from around the world in Rome, is expanding its footprint, debuting a West Hollywood space Wednesday night with a show by Italian artist Gabriele De ...

by Bianca Dellepiane

 

On September 16th, our valued partner PortTech Los Angeles, a public-private partnership dedicated to incubate and help commercialize sustainable technologies for ports and beyond, showcased the annual PortTechLA Pitch Competition open to the most exciting Cleantech ...

by Nikki Artale

 

The San Gennaro Feast took place on Sept. 9-14, 2014 at the Grand Canyon Shopping Center to celebrate its 35th Annual Feast. It featured 80 Amusement rides, over 70 food booths that included pasta, calamari, calzones, clams, pizza, stuffed artichokes, Italian sausage, corn ...

According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is ready to invest 350,000 euros in order to be part of the group that is attempting to purchase FC Bologna. Bologna, which competes in Serie B in Italy, is up for sale and Bryant is part of a group of investors, led by ...

by Dan Charles

 

Nutella, that sinfully indulgent chocolate-hazelnut spread, turns 50 this year, and it's come a long way, baby. There's even a "Nutella bar" in midtown Manhattan, right off Fifth Avenue, tucked inside a grand temple of Italian food called Eataly. There's another Nutella ...

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Nella Silicon Valley Renzi incoraggerà l'Italia a innovarsi

Nella Silicon Valley Renzi incoraggerà l'Italia a innovarsi

di Mario Platero   «California dreaming» dice la canzone. E dunque ha coraggio Matteo Renzi, riformista nel cuore, a visitare la Silicon Valley come prima tappa del suo viaggio americano annunciato ieri da Palazzo Chigi.   Perché il sogno californiano è il contrario di quello che siamo noi oggi, il contrario delle mille regole e delle rigidità sul posto di lavoro, il contrario dei...

25th Annual Italian Food & Heritage Festival

25th Annual Italian Food & Heritage Festival

Tipton, Pennsylvania – If you enjoy delicious Italian food and fine Italian music, then it is time for you to pull out your red, white and green and join the DelGrosso Family this Sunday, September 21st for the 25th Annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival.    "We are proud of our family heritage and traditions. If there is one thing Italian families...

NIAF Gala Q&A with Louis Prima Jr.

NIAF Gala Q&A with Louis Prima Jr.

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses will bring their high-energy, big band sound to NIAF's "The Wildest Comes to Washington" Casino Night, during the Gala weekend, performing songs from their latest album "Blow," and getting the crowd on its feet!   Ahead of the big weekend, Prima Jr., son of legendary trumpeter and jazz-band leader Louis Prima, took time to chat with...

Boston City Hall Honors Italian Heritage Month

Boston City Hall Honors Italian Heritage Month

by Lisa Cappuccio When: Wednesday, October 1st at 10:00 – 12:00pmWhere: Boston City Hall's Piemonte Room, which is located on the 5th Floor. Boston City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Sal LaMattina will host this year's Italian flag raising at Boston City Hall in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. Join friends and families in a community celebration that will feature honored guests, entertainment...

Basilica of St. Patrick’s and Two Bridges Unveil Historic Photo Exhibition Then …

Basilica of St. Patrick’s and Two Bridges Unveil Historic Photo Exhibition Then & Now–Evolving Neighborhoods

The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral (http://oldcathedral.org/) the city's first Cathedral Church celebrates a 200th anniversary and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (http://www.twobridges.org/) serving residential, commercial, Manhattan cultural life, unveils Then & Now-Evolving Neighborhoods through September 29, 2014.   On September 19th, at 2:00pm Alec Baldwin introduces Then & Now (http://www.culturalprojectnyc.org/). Little Italy born photographer Dom Quartuccio reshot subjects he originally photographed...

Italian Bakery Palombo to Replace Burger King Near Yankee Stadium

Italian Bakery Palombo to Replace Burger King Near Yankee Stadium

by Eddie Small   talian pastry and coffee shop Palombo will soon replace the Burger King near Yankee Stadium, DNAinfo New York has learned. The cafe, which has been on Arthur Avenue for several years, aims to open on East 161st Street and Walton Avenue by next Easter, according to building property manager Paul Mingrino. He said the cafe would be a great...

Dallas celebra per la prima volta il Columbus Day/ Arcobelli (Comites houston): …

Dallas celebra per la prima volta il Columbus Day/ Arcobelli (Comites houston): lieti di omaggiare il retaggio italiano

Il Comites di Houston annuncia che si terranno per la prima volta anche a Dallas le celebrazioni del Columbus Day: l'appuntamento è per il 12 ottobre alle 13.30 presso Continental Bridge Avenue e West Dallas Gateway. Obiettivo: "conservare e tramandare la storia e le tradizioni italiane in Texas e negli Usa".   Il 12 ottobre 1866, gli italiani di New York organizzarono...

Presentation on the Italian American Experience during WWII

Presentation on the Italian American Experience during WWII

November 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - http://www.historysmc.org San Mateo County Historical Association - 2200 Broadway - Redwood City(650) 299-0104   The San Mateo County Historical Association will present Lawrence DiStasi, Project director of Una Storia Segreta, who will speak about the Italian America experience during World War II. The presentation is free with the price of admission to the Museum ($6.00 for adults,...

Boxing fans: Branford author recounts when New Haven was boxing mecca

Boxing fans: Branford author recounts when New Haven was boxing mecca

by Lisa Reisman   Branford high school track coach Richard Biondi never set out to write "Pugilistic Paisani," a history of Italian and Italian American boxing champions.   Then, on a visit to Cleveland's Little Italy Heritage Museum in 2000, he met a volunteer in her mid-80s. They got to talking. At some point Biondi asked her about Joey Maxim, the former world light...

Italian seafood finds a foothold in the South

Italian seafood finds a foothold in the South

by Hanna Raskin   The relative scarcity of spaghetti and meatballs in Charleston could bode well for the future of Italian food here, observers say.   According to Nicolo de Rienzo, an Italian food writer now researching a story about eating in the U.S. South, many Southern cities appear less bound by the red-sauce traditions that reign in cities with significant Italian-American populations. That...

Rome's Depart Foundation opens L.A.-area space with Gabriele De Santis

Rome's Depart Foundation opens L.A.-area space with Gabriele De Santis

by Deborah Vankin   The Italian nonprofit arts organization Depart Foundation, which exhibits contemporary emerging and mid-career artists from around the world in Rome, is expanding its footprint, debuting a West Hollywood space Wednesday night with a show by Italian artist Gabriele De Santis.   Since launching in 2008 with the dual mission of adding to the Italian contemporary art scene as well as...

Italian Startup Eager to Help L.A. Clean Up its Act

Italian Startup Eager to Help L.A. Clean Up its Act

by Bianca Dellepiane   On September 16th, our valued partner PortTech Los Angeles, a public-private partnership dedicated to incubate and help commercialize sustainable technologies for ports and beyond, showcased the annual PortTechLA Pitch Competition open to the most exciting Cleantech startups from around the country and abroad.   At this premium event, Bridges to Italy's client, "ISTECH Publisher of Technologies", has made its official...

San Gennaro Feast Brings Little Italy to Las Vegas

San Gennaro Feast Brings Little Italy to Las Vegas

by Nikki Artale   The San Gennaro Feast took place on Sept. 9-14, 2014 at the Grand Canyon Shopping Center to celebrate its 35th Annual Feast. It featured 80 Amusement rides, over 70 food booths that included pasta, calamari, calzones, clams, pizza, stuffed artichokes, Italian sausage, corn on the cob and lots more that I can't remember to list. We especially loved...

Kobe Bryant To Invest In Italian Soccer Team

Kobe Bryant To Invest In Italian Soccer Team

According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is ready to invest 350,000 euros in order to be part of the group that is attempting to purchase FC Bologna. Bologna, which competes in Serie B in Italy, is up for sale and Bryant is part of a group of investors, led by American lawyer Joe Tacopina, that are...

Thanks to Nutella, the world needs more hazelnuts

Thanks to Nutella, the world needs more hazelnuts

by Dan Charles   Nutella, that sinfully indulgent chocolate-hazelnut spread, turns 50 this year, and it's come a long way, baby. There's even a "Nutella bar" in midtown Manhattan, right off Fifth Avenue, tucked inside a grand temple of Italian food called Eataly. There's another Nutella bar at Eataly in Chicago. Here, you can order Nutella on bread, Nutella on a croissant, Nutella...

Book Presentation: My Fault by Margherita Grassini Sarfatti

Book Presentation: My Fault by Margherita Grassini Sarfatti

Edited, Annotated and Commentary by Brian R. Sullivan, Yale University and U.S. Naval War College; with Dr. Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY In the summer of 1938 Mussolini's former adviser and lover, Margherita Sarfatti, first spoke of writing a highly revealing biography of the dictator. The Fascist regime had begun trumpeting vicious anti-Semitic propaganda and Sarfatti, herself of Jewish ethnicity,...

Sons Of Italy Make Donation To Tewksbury Community Food Pantry

Sons Of Italy Make Donation To Tewksbury Community Food Pantry

by Bill Gilman   On Wednesday September 17, 2014, the Sons of Italy Lodge 2872 in Tewksbury presented a donation check to the Tewksbury Community Pantry in the amount of $400. The proceeds came from the first annual Italian Festival organized by the Sons of Italy earlier this summer. Pictured presenting the check from the Sons of Italy are: Chris Parrella (treasurer), Joseph...

Alla Farnesina la riunione del CDP del CGIE

Alla Farnesina la riunione del CDP del CGIE

Convocato dal segretario generale Elio Carozza, il Comitato di Presidenza del Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all'Estero si riunirà alla Farnesina il 22 e 23 settembre prossimi. I lavori inizieranno nella mattina di lunedì, per concludersi martedì pomeriggio. Elezioni dei Comites, il rinnovo del Cgie, gli Stati generali della cultura i temi al centro di ordine del giorno davvero fitto. Dopo la Relazione...

The Greatest Italian Poet after Dante: Giacomo Leopardi

The Greatest Italian Poet after Dante: Giacomo Leopardi

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Andrea Raos and the President of the Poetry Foundation Robert Polito are pleased to invite you to "The Greatest Italian Poet after Dante: Giacomo Leopardi" a conversation with Jonathan Galassi, Michael Caesar and Franco D'Intino moderated by Professor Emeritus Paolo Cherchi, University of Chicago   Thursday, September 25 - 7 pmPoetry Foundation - 61 W Superior - (312) 787-7070 Groundbreaking translations of the epic...

Sophia Loren Marks 80th Birthday with Revealing Book of Memoirs

Sophia Loren Marks 80th Birthday with Revealing Book of Memoirs

Loved the world over, Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 on September 20th and is marking the milestone with a book of memoirs revealing details of her rags-to-riches life.   The 300-page book "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – My Life," Loren went into many juicy details and what she called her "trunk of memories", sharing old pictures,...

Lettera aperta al Presidente del Consiglio Matteo Renzi

Lettera aperta al Presidente del Consiglio Matteo Renzi

di Marco Marinucci   Signor Presidente, la sua visita in Silicon Valley è particolarmente apprezzata. Siamo onorati che abbia accolto l'appello che, insieme al nostro amato Console Generale in San Francisco, Mauro Battocchi, le abbiamo rivolto in occasione dello scorso Italian Innovation Day (qui il video, al min. 6.18), l'appuntamento che organizziamo da anni per comunicare alla comunità della Silicon Valley un'immagine dell'Italia che...

Premio Eccellenza Italiana: Appuntamento a Washington

Premio Eccellenza Italiana: Appuntamento a Washington

È stato presentato oggi a Torino il Premio Eccellenza Italiana, che si svolgerà a Washington il prossimo 25 ottobre per premiare aziende, prodotti, servizi, imprenditori e professionisti italiani che si distinguono per l'eccellenza.   Il Premio Eccellenza Italiana è ideato dal giornalista economico Massimo Lucidi che oggi a Torino ha siglato il patrocinio con il Presidente di Confimprese Nordovest, Carmine Gelli. Read more   Fonte:...

Exhibition - THE MACCHIAIOLI

Exhibition -  THE MACCHIAIOLI

"The Macchiaioli" is curated by Marco Bertoli. The exhibition is part of a wider plan seeking to highlight the Italian artistic heritage, and make Italian 19th Century painting known to the American public - especially such a groundbreaking movement so vital for the development of modern art.   It presents about twenty paintings, all from important private Italian collections. The exhibition is...

How the New York City Meatball Helped Build Italian-American Cuisine

How the New York City Meatball Helped Build Italian-American Cuisine

The Turkish have kofte; the Brazilians almôndegas. Polish cooks make pulpety, the Swedes do kottbuller, and the Greeks fry keftedes. And you can find them all in New York City.   They're all meatballs. But nine times out of ten, when we talk about meatballs in New York, we're only referring to one. It's coated in red sauce and sits over bread...

Italians, thinking of moving to San Francisco? BAIA is here to help.

Italians, thinking of moving to San Francisco? BAIA is here to help.

If you're an Italian in Italy who is thinking about moving to the Bay Area you should meet the two gentlemen featured in the RAI Italia video above. Matteo Daste and Gabriele Bodda are both genial Italian professionals who have made a meaningful impact in San Francisco in the areas of law and information technology.   Mr. Daste was 24 when he...

Susan Cattaneo, Giulia Millanta in Concert at Atwoods

Susan Cattaneo, Giulia Millanta in Concert at Atwoods

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 9:30 p.m.Where: Atwoods Tavern — 877 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA Susan Cattaneo has been a songwriting professor at Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music for 13 years. She's written songs covered by numerous artists in Nashville, and her tunes helped launch the careers of Jillian Cardanelli and Erica Nicole. Cattaneo, the singer-songwriter, has released three...

Luci da Oscar per i Fori Imperiali. Il progetto firmato da Storaro

Luci da Oscar per i Fori Imperiali. Il progetto firmato da Storaro

I Fori Imperiali illuminati da un premio Oscar come Vittorio Storaro. Il direttore della fotografia italiano premiato con la prestigiosa statuetta del cinema per pellicole come "Apocalypse Now", "L'ultimo Imperatore" e "Reds" firma il progetto, voluto dal sindaco Marino, per la nuova illuminazione dell'area archeologica di Roma.   Le immagini sono state proiettate oggi in conferenza stampa al Campidoglio. "Roma by night"...

A Few Lessons on Learning Italian

A Few Lessons on Learning Italian

After reading a witty, self-deprecating, and insightful New York Times essay by William Alexander, where he details the benefits of learning a second language as an adult, "The Benefits of Failing at French," I decided to come clean on my relationship with learning Italian. It all started when I was a 17-year-old freshman at the University of Wisconsin, having enrolled in...

Rome ready to welcome “The Innovation Week”

Rome ready to welcome “The Innovation Week”

From September the 28th to October the 5th, Rome will be embedded by an all-encompassing debate on innovation, "with topics ranging from Open Hardware to Social Innovation and Democracy, from City Makers in the Collaborative Economy to Open Data and Impact Finance".   Experts and leaders in innovation, including coders, hackers, and financer, are expected to gather in the Italian capital to...

Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: An Interview with Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: An Interview with Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP, the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for her book, All That Lies Between Us (Guernica Editions). She is the founder /executive director of the Poetry Center at...

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel to host 'Taste of Italy'

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel to host 'Taste of Italy'

Those who haven't had the opportunity to travel to Italy will be able to sample a Taste of Italy in the city's South End neighborhood next month. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel's annual Taste of Italy fundraiser is a night of delicious food, drinks, desserts and music.   The celebration of Italian heritage will take place Oct. 4 from 4:30 p.m. until 8...

Mill Valley Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival

The 37th Mill Valley Film festival (October 2-12) will feature the Italian films Woman as a Friend and I Can Quit Whenever I Want.    Woman as a Friend (2014, 88 min). Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bu59gk1_0Q  Francesco and Claudia are two very good friends. He is a goofy, clumsy lawyer and she is a non-conforming, free-spirited veterinarian. When Claudia decides to marry Giovanni, Francesco realises that...

XV Settimana della Lingua nel Mondo: a Houston il concorso bandito da Comites e …

XV Settimana della Lingua nel Mondo: a Houston il concorso bandito da Comites e Consolato

Divulgare la cultura e la lingua italiana tra i giovani ed invogliarli a partecipare agli eventi culturali proposti, promuovendo, al tempo stesso, il programma AP di italiano. Questi gli obiettivi che hanno spinto Comites e Consolato generale d'Italia a Houston a bandire un concorso letterario in occasione della prossima Settimana della Lingua nel Mondo che, giunta alla sua quattordicesima edizione,...

A month among the gastronomic treasures of the Langhe and Roero from 11th Octobe…

A month among the gastronomic treasures of the Langhe and Roero from 11th October to 16th November

This now historical event has been held in early autumn, between October and November, every year since 1929 in Alba in the province of Cuneo: the Alba White Truffle Fair.   This year it takes place from 11th October to 16th November and presents a series of events which are not just intended for lovers of this precious tuber, but also for...

Alfa Romeo and Lamborghini shine at 2014 Concorso italiano

Alfa Romeo and Lamborghini shine at 2014 Concorso italiano

By Giovanni Corbelletta If you love Italian cars, then the place to be was the Concorso Italiano, the annual all-Italian car show that has become one of the main events of the Monterey Car Week. This year saw a new location for the event at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside California.   With the Monterey Bay in the background, the new...

The book corner: Who was Mario Savio?

The book corner: Who was Mario Savio?

By Sebastian Fichera   I was a high school kid with immigrant parents who worked in a factory and still struggled with the English language back in Hartford, Connecticut when I started hearing about this guy named Mario Savio causing absolute chaos in a far-away place called Berkeley.   The infamous troublemaker with a name like mine was a student at a university no...

Glassboro to hold annual Italian Festival

Glassboro to hold annual Italian Festival

St. Anthony Society's annual Italian Festival will celebrate the region's Italian Heritage this month on Rowan Boulevard. The annual festival kicks off at noon Saturday with a traditional procession through the streets of downtown Glassboro from St. Anthony's Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard.   The event features singers, including Michael Jones and Greg Armstrong, Italian specialties, a Bocce tournament,...

Master in Electoral Policy and Administration della Scuola Sant’Anna e Internati…

Master in Electoral Policy and Administration della Scuola Sant’Anna e International Idea presentato oggi all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington

È stato oggi presentato presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington il "Master in Electoral Policy and Administration" (MEPA), programma di formazione in politiche e sistemi elettorali lanciato dalla Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa e promosso da International IDEA, organizzazione intergovernativa che sostiene lo sviluppo di sistemi democratici sostenibili.   "Il corso che abbiamo presentato oggi è significativo non soltanto per la qualità dell'offerta...

Assistant Professor or Instructor in Italian, Colby College

Assistant Professor or Instructor in Italian, Colby College

The Department of French and Italian is seeking an Assistant Professor or Instructor in Italian for a continuing three-year position, renewable for additional three-year terms, to begin September 1, 2015. PhD preferred, ABD considered.   The successful candidate will be part of an energetic department committed to providing the best education possible to talented undergraduates. We are particularly interested in individuals with...

Italian Venture Forum, the 4th edition will showcaseItalian best innovative comp…

Italian Venture Forum, the 4th edition will showcaseItalian best innovative companies in ICT, Clean technologies and Life Sciences

Europe Unlimited and its partners Camera di Commercio Industria Artigianato e Agricoltura di Torino, Unioncamere Piemonte, and Enterprise Europe Network are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Italian Venture Forum taking place in Torino, Italy on the 4th of November 2014, which will showcase Italian best innovative companies in ICT, Clean technologies and Life Sciences.   The Italian Venture Forum's...

Sicilian Town on Migrants’ Route Cares for the Living and the Dead

Sicilian Town on Migrants’ Route Cares for the Living and the Dead

By Jim Yardley   The 18 coffins were placed in two neat rows beneath the late-afternoon sun as the mayor and other dignitaries took their seats inside the hilltop cemetery. A Catholic vicar-general offered a homily. A Muslim imam unfurled a small rug and knelt in prayer, his singsong voice rising above the stone mausoleums toward the blue of the Mediterranean.   They had...

With jokes and a song, personalities shine at Little Miss and Mister Italian Fes…

With jokes and a song, personalities shine at Little Miss and Mister Italian Fest Pageant

The newly crowned Little Mister Italian Fest said there's one change he would like to make to his title. "Leave out the 'little' thing," he said. "I'm 8 years old, come on." Andrew Hilmes, 8, was the oldest contestant in this year's Little Miss and Mister Italian Fest pageant, held Saturday. Gabriella Hill, 7, won the title of Little Miss Italian...

Il programma di Renzi negli Stati Uniti, tra Silicon Valley e ricordi personali

Il programma di Renzi negli Stati Uniti, tra Silicon Valley e ricordi personali

di Mario Platero   Prima tappa americana, la California: il Presidente del Consiglio Matteo Renzi ha organizzato la sua visita a San Francisco con lo spirito e l'attivismo della nuova frontiera.   Domenica, alla cena alla Stanford University ci saranno investitori e leggende della Silicon Valley ma anche della politica americana (dovrebbero esserci fra gli altri l'ex segretario di Stato George Shultz e l'ex...

Cooking up a Mario Batali tour

Cooking up a Mario Batali tour

The Mario Batali Greenwich Village Food Tour, launching on Sept. 16, will offer more than tasty morsels at the famed chef's eateries. Walks of New York inked an exclusive deal with the chef 18 months ago, and its guides are well versed about his culinary philosophy. The $64 outing stops at Otto before the popular pizzeria opens for lunch, and at...

Serata emiliana (Emilian night) - 25th September at 07:45 pm

Serata emiliana (Emilian night) - 25th September at 07:45 pm

Restaurant VIA EMILIA wants to invite you to this special event in which Emilian Cuisine is playing the leading role, one of the flagship of the culinary Italian tradition.   Prix Fixe Menu: APPETIZER:Gnocco Fritto, Tigelle, mixed cold cuts and cheeseMAIN COURSE to choose from:Tagliatelle with cream, sausage and mushroom or LasagnaDESSERT:Chocolate salami   Read more   Source: http://www.meetup.com    

The ICCC is Looking for Teachers of Italian

The ICCC is Looking for Teachers of Italian

ITALIAN TEACHER for Adult ClassesJob descriptionPart time teaching position;Small classes (5 to 10 students);Flexible schedule and syllabus.   Job applicant requirementsLanguages: Italian – native speaker or level C1 (Common European Framework)English – fluent.Spanish – not required but preferable.Laurea triennale or equivalent.Experience in teaching Italian or foreign languages.Valid US work permit.   Read more   Source: http://www.iccchouston.com    

Celebrity Chef Maria Liberati at Mercer County Italian Festival

Celebrity Chef Maria Liberati at Mercer County Italian Festival

Join Celebrity Chef/Gourmand Award Winning Author Maria Liberati as she makes a special appearance for an entertaining reading and sampling from her recipe memoir The Basic Art of Italian Cooking.   She will be at the Mercer County Italian American Festival on Friday, Sept 26th at 5:30 - 6:30 pm in the Cultural Theater located in the Heritage Pavilion on the festival...

L'Italian Jazz Series

L'Italian Jazz Series

Two of my favorite things to do is to listen to live jazz music and anything Italian. And the best place to listen to a live jazz show is at Georgetown's iconic Blues Alley. So, CiaoDC is syced to bring you l'Italian Jazz Series, a perfect evening out on the town. The Italian Embassy has organized l'Italian Jazz Series, which...

Capitoline Museums in Rome to Join With University of Missouri to Catalog Artifa…

Capitoline Museums in Rome to Join With University of Missouri to Catalog Artifacts

Beginning this semester, students at the University of Missouri will get a hands-on opportunity to study ancient artifacts through a pilot project with the Capitoline Museums in Rome.   The museums have lent 249 Roman-era artifacts of black-glazed pottery to the university for students to research and catalog. Culled from the museums' cavernous deposits — the repository covers roughly 150 years of...

Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo: il 6 dicembre a Houston la X ediz…

Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo: il 6 dicembre a Houston la X edizione

Si svolgerà il 6 dicembre a Houston la Decima Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo. Ad annunciarlo, con comprensibile orgoglio, è il Presidente del Comites Vincenzo Arcobelli, fautore della manifestazione, che gode del patrocinio del Consolato generale d'Italia.   I lavori si terranno dalle 10 alle 17 nell'Auditorium al 1330 di Post Oak Boulevard (Houston).La Conferenza è aperta al pubblico e tutti...

Clooney to be married by Rome's ex-mayor

Clooney to be married by Rome's ex-mayor

Veltroni, who served as Rome mayor from 2001 to 2008, will wed the pair on September 29th in the former Doge's Palace, Ca' Farsetti, Corriere della Sera reported.   Clooney and Veltroni reportedly met when the actor came to Rome to receive a Summit Peace Award for his humanitarian work in Darfur from the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in 2007, and the...

Italiese: L’inglese americano in bocca italiana + l’italiano dialettale in bocca…

Italiese: L’inglese americano in bocca italiana + l’italiano dialettale in bocca americana

With words like api (happy), sangawich (sandwich), agida (stomach acid) and tencsalotto (thanks a lot), every Italian immigrant succeeded in communicating bilingually thanks to italiese. First coined by Gianrenzo Clivio in 1975, italiese (italiano + inglese) was used to describe the mixture of Italian and English spoken by immigrants in North America.   It was born on the streets of Little Italies...

Book Presentation: L'AMORE INVOLONTARIO - OCTOBER 07, 2014 (06:00 PM )

Book Presentation: L'AMORE INVOLONTARIO - OCTOBER 07, 2014 (06:00 PM )

The day Riccardo receives a phone call, his sister - Irene - is only a bothersome thought, a memory angrily chased away. He has never forgiven her for writing about him in the novel that made her famous. Now, Irene is in a coma and Riccardo finds himself having to spend time by her side.   It is the story of a...

Why celebrate Columbus Day?

Why celebrate Columbus Day?

by Jeremias Wells Christopher Columbus certainly ranks as one of the greatest men of achievement the world has ever known, and also justly one of the most renowned, for the entire history of Europeans in America originated from his vision, religious sense and adventurous spirit.   As can be expected in a man with an impassioned nature, many controversies have arisen, but all...

Evening visits accompanied by music until October 31s

Evening visits accompanied by music until October 31s

After the summer break, the evening openings of the Vatican Museums will continue until the end of October in the grandiloquent Vatican City exhibition, located in the heart of Rome.   Every Friday evening, from 07.00 pm, the Pio Clementino Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps Galleries), the Raphael Rooms, some of the Borgia Apartments rooms, the...

Italy at the 38th Annual Watts Towers Jazz Festival

Italy at the 38th Annual Watts Towers Jazz Festival

Marco Cappelli's Italian Surf Academy featuring Marco Cappelli (guitar), Luca Lo Bianco (bass) and Francesco Cusa (drums) will perform at the 38th Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival. Followed by book discussion and signing: Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development By Luisa Del Giudice at 12:30pm Noah Purifoy Gallery   Info Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 - Hours: 12:30pm Venue: Watts Tower...

Jeep launches Renegade into fast-growing segment

Jeep launches Renegade into fast-growing segment

Jeep will begin later this month its foray into the market for subcompact SUVs -- the industry's fastest-growing segment -- when it puts on sale the Renegade, the first model born from the coupling of U.S. and Italian engineering at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).   "It's the first example of cross-country collaboration," CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters today at a news conference...

Columbus Day Hearing Erupts With Emotion as Italian Americans Plead Their Case

Columbus Day Hearing Erupts With Emotion as Italian Americans Plead Their Case

By Kelton Sears   "This is possibly one of the most passionate and emotional committee sessions we've had in years," Councilmember Nick Licata quipped near the end of what was definitely one of the most passionate and emotional comittee sessions in years.   Today, the Seattle City Council revisited the resolution to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day in Seattle, which the council...

Italian American Young Professional Networking In Rhode Island

Italian American Young Professional Networking In Rhode Island

Thursday October 9, h. 5.30 PM - Trattoria Zooma - Providence 02903NOIAW and the Justinian Law Society of RI have joined forces for an Italian American Young Professionals Networking Event. Meet special guests: Hon. Jeanne LaFazia, Chief Judge of the Rhode Island District Court and Daniela Mansella, Food Entrepreneur and Creator of La Bella Piccolina. They will also be giving speeches in...

Open Day all’American University of Rome

Open Day all’American University of Rome

The American University of Rome, sabato 11 ottobre, dalle 11 alle 17, apre le sue porte ai ragazzi e alle famiglie che pretendono il massimo per il loro futuro. Visitate, scoprite, vivete per un giorno il nostro Campus americano nel cuore di Roma, sul Gianicolo, in Via Pietro Roselli 4.   Durante la giornata, assisterete alla presentazione dei corsi di Laurea e del...

Student Film Showcase

Student Film Showcase

Join us this coming Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of fun. We will be showcasing 13 short films (3-4 minutes each) produced in Genova, Italy this past summer. These films were created by University of Utah by students while studying abroad! Where: Post Theatre (Fort Douglas, UofU) 245 S. Douglas Blvd, SLCWhen: 09/17/2014Time: 7:00 p.m.FREE Hope to see you all...

Italian American Women's Association Celebrates 30 Years

Italian American Women's Association Celebrates 30 Years

The Italian American Woman's Association (IAWA) celebrated their 30th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony dinner at the Ambassador Center.   The association selected former Erie Mayor, Joyce Savocchio with their 2014 Woman of the Year Award. "It's a wonderful honor that the Italian American women's organization has given me and it has great meaning because that's my heritage," Savocchio said.   Read more   Source: http://www.erietvnews.com    

Seattle mayor wants Columbus Day changed

Seattle mayor wants Columbus Day changed

By Graham Johnson There's wide support at Seattle City Hall for transforming Columbus Day into Indigenous Peoples' Day. But the City Council vote scheduled for Monday was delayed so the move can get more attention. Councilmember Bruce Harrell, a co-sponsor of the resolution, pointed out KIRO 7's camera alone in the City Council chambers, and said he wanted 20 cameras to...

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