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You are cordially invited to attend a lecture and photo exhibit dedicated to the Presepio Napoletano (Neapolitan Nativity Scene) at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, December 4th.

 

The evening's program will also feature a DVD based presentation with music and photos of Presepi taken ...

Il 12 marzo 1915, a Città di Castello, nasceva Alberto Burri. Il Centenario della sua nascita è occasione per un ampio programma di iniziative che in diverse sedi italiane, europee e negli Stati Uniti ricorderanno il grande Maestro.

 

Tra i momenti di maggior rilievo, la grande retrospettiva ...

The Feast of the Seven Fishes has become a Christmas Eve tradition for Italian-Americans, based on the Catholic practice of refraining from eating meat on that night.

 

Why seven? There's no definitive answer. In fact, not everyone limits themselves to that number. Some feasts will feature ...

Do you teach Italian? Do you love music? Join us Friday February 27, 12-4pm, to discover how you can use music in your Italian classroom.

 

This seminar is offered to K-12 teachers in existing Italian programs as well as to individuals and schools that may be interested in establishing a new ...

Italian-American restaurant the Boot has opened at 2501 University Drive, according to the restaurant's social media page.

 

The menu has items such as a local meatball sub, house-made ravioli, Italian wedding soup, and a variety of appetizers like shrimp with lemon, greens and white beans, ...

Long before there was Apple there was Olivetti.

With its slick, beautifully designed products at the cutting edge of innovation, the Italian company was once at the forefront of the race to produce a personal computer for mass consumption.

 

The Ivrea based manufacturer spent years honing ...

L'amaro in bocca resta sempre. Anche quando la gloria ti ha consacrato nel gotha della fotografia internazionale.

 

Lui, figlio di questa Sicilia ingrata, che dimentica. O meglio che non vuole ricordare i figli d'oltreoceano che sono diventati ambasciatori della terra da cui sono partiti. ...

GearUp, Inc. signed an agreement to distribute a new bike rack system called Figo in the U.S. Peruzzo s.r.l. of Rossano Veneto, Italy, manufactures the rack.

 

The Figo is named for the Italian slang term for "cool." The patented bike storage and display rack offers an infinite number of ...

There are hundreds of small made-in-Michigan food companies selling products across the state, and it is not easy to try them all. The company Mitten Crate is hoping to help with that by delivering some of those products to your door.

 

At a bakery in Grand Rapids, Josie Lomonoco takes 2000 ...

When: Sunday, December 7, 2014 – 1 p.m.
Where: Club Italia — 175 Maplewood St., Malden MA


The Melito Irpino Boston Association will hold its annual Christmas and Immaculate Conception dinner on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Club Italia headquarters in Malden.


A full dinner will be served at the ...

Since founding Vermont Salumi in 2011, Peter Colman has wanted to make a cured salami. But until recently, the Italian-born, Vermont-raised meat man has stuck to fresh sausages — salty, savory pork tinged with pepper or wine and packed into natural hog casings. They're fantastic, but cured they are ...

Per la prima volta il Teatro Regio di Torino approda negli Stati Uniti e in Canada e porta in tour il Guglielmo Tell di Giacchino Rossini, con tappe a Chicago (3 dicembre), Toronto (5 dicembre), New York (7 dicembre) e Ann Arbor (9 dicembre).

 

A guidare la compagnia, composta da artisti di ...

Dazzo's Pizzeria, located on 710 S Gay Street, offers a plethora of traditional Italian foods. They serve everything from subs and pasta to pizza and chicken. All of their sauces, dough, mozzarella and meatballs are made from scratch and create a taste that is unique to Dazzo's.

 

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It's not common for Italian publishers to gain the spotlight in New York. Yet it happened twice lately. First with a presentation at the Zerilli Marimò Foundation's Italian House, of publisher and typographer Tallone's activities. And then at the Grolier Club, perhaps the ...

The luxury Italian fashion house Moschino is jetting off to Art Basel Miami Beach for a one-off, Barbie themed installation created by designer Jeremy Scott. Moschino and Jeremy Scott are inviting fans to 'Live the Dream', with a new project celebrating the intersection of pop culture and art ...

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Presepio Napoletano at the Italian American Museum with Anita Sanseverino and Lo…

Presepio Napoletano at the Italian American Museum with Anita Sanseverino and Lou Barella

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture and photo exhibit dedicated to the Presepio Napoletano (Neapolitan Nativity Scene) at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, December 4th.   The evening's program will also feature a DVD based presentation with music and photos of Presepi taken by Anita Sanseverino throughout Naples and in the New York area including the Metropolitan Museum of...

Al Solomon Guggenheim di New York la grande retrospettiva su Alberto Burri a cen…

Al Solomon Guggenheim di New York la grande retrospettiva su Alberto Burri a cento anni dalla nascita del maestro

Il 12 marzo 1915, a Città di Castello, nasceva Alberto Burri. Il Centenario della sua nascita è occasione per un ampio programma di iniziative che in diverse sedi italiane, europee e negli Stati Uniti ricorderanno il grande Maestro.   Tra i momenti di maggior rilievo, la grande retrospettiva al Guggenheim Museum di New York, che sarà successivamente riallestita in Germania e in...

Where to celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Where to celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes has become a Christmas Eve tradition for Italian-Americans, based on the Catholic practice of refraining from eating meat on that night.   Why seven? There's no definitive answer. In fact, not everyone limits themselves to that number. Some feasts will feature 10, 12 or 13 dishes. Aren't you glad we cleared all that up?   Read more   Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com    

Italian Through Music: A Pedagogical Seminar

Italian Through Music: A Pedagogical Seminar

Do you teach Italian? Do you love music? Join us Friday February 27, 12-4pm, to discover how you can use music in your Italian classroom.   This seminar is offered to K-12 teachers in existing Italian programs as well as to individuals and schools that may be interested in establishing a new Italian program.    Read more   Source: http://www.sas.upenn.edu    

The Boot opens for business

The Boot opens for business

Italian-American restaurant the Boot has opened at 2501 University Drive, according to the restaurant's social media page.   The menu has items such as a local meatball sub, house-made ravioli, Italian wedding soup, and a variety of appetizers like shrimp with lemon, greens and white beans, calamari and Arancini (fried rice balls).   Read more   Source: http://www.heraldsun.com    

Open source and Made in Italy: Arduino are circuit boards with a sense of style

Open source and Made in Italy: Arduino are circuit boards with a sense of style

Long before there was Apple there was Olivetti. With its slick, beautifully designed products at the cutting edge of innovation, the Italian company was once at the forefront of the race to produce a personal computer for mass consumption.   The Ivrea based manufacturer spent years honing the design of its typewriters, calculators and adding machines, agonising over everything from the position of...

L’America nell’obiettivo di Santi Visalli Figlio dimenticato dalla madre terra …

L’America nell’obiettivo di Santi Visalli  Figlio dimenticato dalla madre terra ingrata

L'amaro in bocca resta sempre. Anche quando la gloria ti ha consacrato nel gotha della fotografia internazionale.   Lui, figlio di questa Sicilia ingrata, che dimentica. O meglio che non vuole ricordare i figli d'oltreoceano che sono diventati ambasciatori della terra da cui sono partiti. Lui che voleva donare la sua collezione al Museo di Messina. Ma non c'era spazio per le...

Gear Up to distribute Italian-made rack system

Gear Up to distribute Italian-made rack system

GearUp, Inc. signed an agreement to distribute a new bike rack system called Figo in the U.S. Peruzzo s.r.l. of Rossano Veneto, Italy, manufactures the rack.   The Figo is named for the Italian slang term for "cool." The patented bike storage and display rack offers an infinite number of ways to store a bike and comes in different colors. With a...

Made in Michigan: Mitten Crate

Made in Michigan: Mitten Crate

There are hundreds of small made-in-Michigan food companies selling products across the state, and it is not easy to try them all. The company Mitten Crate is hoping to help with that by delivering some of those products to your door.   At a bakery in Grand Rapids, Josie Lomonoco takes 2000 cookies out of her oven. "We are looking at Sicilian Italian...

Melito Irpino Boston Association’s Annual Christmas and Immaculate Conception Di…

Melito Irpino Boston Association’s Annual Christmas and Immaculate Conception Dinner

When: Sunday, December 7, 2014 – 1 p.m.Where: Club Italia — 175 Maplewood St., Malden MA The Melito Irpino Boston Association will hold its annual Christmas and Immaculate Conception dinner on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Club Italia headquarters in Malden. A full dinner will be served at the event. Tickets are $45 per person (free for children under 12)Please RSVP...

Vermont Salumi Introduces a Dry-Cured Sausage

Vermont Salumi Introduces a Dry-Cured Sausage

Since founding Vermont Salumi in 2011, Peter Colman has wanted to make a cured salami. But until recently, the Italian-born, Vermont-raised meat man has stuck to fresh sausages — salty, savory pork tinged with pepper or wine and packed into natural hog casings. They're fantastic, but cured they are not.   Though Colman had worked under Italian butchers and salumieri, he encountered...

Teatro Regio Rossini Tour - 3 Dec 2014 - 9 Dec 2014

Teatro Regio Rossini Tour - 3 Dec 2014 - 9 Dec 2014

Per la prima volta il Teatro Regio di Torino approda negli Stati Uniti e in Canada e porta in tour il Guglielmo Tell di Giacchino Rossini, con tappe a Chicago (3 dicembre), Toronto (5 dicembre), New York (7 dicembre) e Ann Arbor (9 dicembre).   A guidare la compagnia, composta da artisti di fama internazionale, ci sarà Gianandrea Noseda, appena nominato "Direttore...

Dazzo’s Pizzeria

Dazzo’s Pizzeria

Dazzo's Pizzeria, located on 710 S Gay Street, offers a plethora of traditional Italian foods. They serve everything from subs and pasta to pizza and chicken. All of their sauces, dough, mozzarella and meatballs are made from scratch and create a taste that is unique to Dazzo's.   Chelsea Weaver, has been working at Dazzo's since May as a cashier and waitress....

A small publisher of beautiful books is the talk of the town among New York bibl…

A small publisher of beautiful books is the talk of the town among New York bibliophiles

by Stefano Salis   It's not common for Italian publishers to gain the spotlight in New York. Yet it happened twice lately. First with a presentation at the Zerilli Marimò Foundation's Italian House, of publisher and typographer Tallone's activities. And then at the Grolier Club, perhaps the most exclusive circle of bibliophiles in the world, where a book from the same publishing...

Moschino Barbie heads to Miami

Moschino Barbie heads to Miami

The luxury Italian fashion house Moschino is jetting off to Art Basel Miami Beach for a one-off, Barbie themed installation created by designer Jeremy Scott. Moschino and Jeremy Scott are inviting fans to 'Live the Dream', with a new project celebrating the intersection of pop culture and art during the 13th Edition of Art Basel Miami Beach. Art Basel Miami Beach...

Spiga Cucina Italiana opens in Scottsdale

Spiga Cucina Italiana opens in Scottsdale

by Carey Sweet   Craving whole roasted Sicilian-style pesce di giorno (fish of the day) and a glass of nice Portuguese wine? Find both at the new Spiga Cucina Italiana, which opened in mid-November at Pinnacle Peak and Miller roads in north Scottsdale.   The Mediterranean-themed, rustic-modern restaurant is the work of Toronto restaurateurs Paula and Fernando Esteves. This is their first Arizona venture,...

Do Tell, Maestro

Do Tell, Maestro

By Wayne Lawson   A rare thing happened this past August during the Mostly Mozart festival, at Lincoln Center. At the first of two performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, led by Gianandrea Noseda, the music director of Teatro Regio Torino, the audience broke into loud, spontaneous applause after every movement.   The bass soloist was the Russian Ildar Abdrazakov, who had starred at the...

Lecture: The Italian American Museum in New York City

Lecture: The Italian American Museum in New York City

December 5 (Friday) 7:30 pmLecture: The Italian American Museum in New York CityDr.Joseph V. Scelsa, Founder and President, will discuss the history of the museum, initializing and establishing the museum, and where he is taking the museum in the future. Refreshments will be served. Please call for further information. Sponsored by The Italian American Museum, IASA, Long Island Regional Chapter.Maria SS....

Un Ballo in Maschera

Un Ballo in Maschera

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras' 8th Annual Semi-Staged Opera Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3pmSanders Theatre at Harvard UniversityBoston Youth Symphony This performance is a full opera, over 3 hours in length. It therefore is not designed for young children and recommended for audiences 10 years of age and older. There will be NO Late Seating. Patrons arriving late will be seated at intermission. Tickets...

'Reality' show denigrates Italian Americans

'Reality' show denigrates Italian Americans

Once again, the Italian American One Voice Coalition finds it necessary to bring the perpetuation of negative stereotypes and defamation of Italian Americans to the public's attention.   A&E-TV's latest and most disgraceful "reality" series to date, "The Godfather of Pittsburgh," is a meritless, crass and apparently heavily scripted show that glorifies criminality and the exploitation of women. It is an insult...

Cinema and Jazz: Gianni Amico - December 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Cinema and Jazz: Gianni Amico - December 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Come and see three short films about jazz by and about the film director, documentary filmmaker, screenwriter and cultural promoter Gianni Amico (1933-90), a unique and eclectic figure in Italian cinema.   At the heart of his free-spirited films is his passion for jazz. His debut short film, Noi insistiamo! Suite per la libertà subito (We Insist! Freedom Now Suite), was inspired...

Joe Bastianich lascia Masterchef Usa e Junior Masterchef Usa. Programma per la t…

Joe Bastianich lascia Masterchef Usa e Junior Masterchef Usa. Programma per la tv italiana con Buddy Valastro

Non parleremo di scoop per amor di sobrietà, ma sappiate che Tmz lo farebbe. Da una fonte anonima vicina a Joe Bastianich, abbiamo saputo che il protagonista di Giuseppino, biografia scritta insieme alla nostra Sara Porro, ha lasciato Masterchef Usa, il cooking reality originale condotto insieme a Gordon Ramsay e Graham Elliot, a cui sono ispirate le versioni internazionali compresa...

Geoff Palmer’s Faux-Italian Renaissance

Geoff Palmer’s Faux-Italian Renaissance

You'd be forgiven for wanting to reach out the passenger window of your car and touch the Da Vinci, the newest downtown apartment complex from G.H. Palmer Associates. Built dead against the transition from the 110 to the 101 and opening early next year, it is massive in scale, with medieval brick buttresses surmounted by Italianate dingbats.   The Da Vinci is...

Sicilian ‘slab’ pizza in Portland, Maine

Sicilian ‘slab’ pizza in Portland, Maine

Stephen Lanzalotta makes what he calls Sicilian "slab" pizza, bubbly slices of a lofty, rich, but light-textured crust topped with a thin layer of smooth, sweet tomato sauce and channels of gooey cheese.   Lanzalotta used to make it at Micucci Grocery until last year, and now he's at Slab, a restaurant he opened earlier this year in the old Portland Public...

Ready For Art Basel Miami Beach 2014: Hennessy Privilege and American Designer J…

Ready For Art Basel Miami Beach 2014: Hennessy Privilege and American Designer Jon Buscemi Team Up

European heritage will meet American ambition in the decanted gallery at Art Basel Miami Beach. A collaboration inspired by craftsmanship – of both leather and liquid – comprised of a signature high-top sneaker, tote bag, coasters, hat, bottle porter and a leather cinch bag.   Hennessy V.S.O.P and Jon Buscemi are innovators in their fields – known for pushing the boundaries of...

Carving a Niche for Himself: The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco and Mount Rush…

Carving a Niche for Himself: The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco and Mount Rushmore by Douglas J. Gladstone

Monuments are problematic, especially official state or national monuments. They dictate to the viewer what to think. How do we commemorate without dictating? Mount Rushmore's intended message does not stop Douglas Gladstone in Carving a Niche for Himself from problematizing one of America's most famous and visible monuments.   Gladstone unearths a little known fact that has all but been erased from...

Zero Otto Nove In Armonk Is Old School Italian, Without Irony

Zero Otto Nove In Armonk Is Old School Italian, Without Irony

It's hard to do old-school Italian with a straight face nowadays. It's been that way since Manhattan's Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi opened their three odes to Italian-American cuisine: Torrisi Italian Specialties, Carbone, and Parm.   These restaurants dared to admit that, sure, the mid-century Italian joints of our grandparents' generation might be old hat—but we still have a lingering affection for...

Cappelloni e stivali, Italia in prima fila nella passione per il Far West

Cappelloni e stivali, Italia in prima fila nella passione per il Far West

A ovest del Mississippi corrono le terre dell'America profonda, un luogo mitologico immortalato da romanzi, film e fumetti. Molte migliaia di chilometri a est dalla frontiera, dall'altra parte dell'Oceano Atlantico, questo mito rivive nella vecchia Europa con eventi, fiere e parchi a tema, e l'Italia è in prima fila nella passione per il West, una passione che si manifesta sopratutto...

Gruppo di Motori Italiani in Chicago

Gruppo di Motori Italiani in Chicago

by Benedetta Rossi    If you are passionate about Italian automobiles and you want to meet people who have the same love for cars, join the group of Motori Italiani.   The goal of the group is simple; bring together Italian automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts from the Chicagoland area.   Read more   Source: http://italiansinchicago.com    

Downtown Italian Aims to Re-Create the Experience of West Village Spots at Home

Downtown Italian Aims to Re-Create the Experience of West Village Spots at Home

After a random meeting through a mutual friend, chefs Gabe and Katherine Thompson hit it off -- as you may have surmised from the joint last name. Shortly after meeting Gabe, Katherine was approached by her former colleagues Joe Campanale and August Cardona; they were opening a restaurant and wanted her to be the executive chef.   She had no desire. Katherine,...

Loggia Vittoria Sons of Italy plans holiday events

Loggia Vittoria Sons of Italy plans holiday events

The Loggia Vittoria Order Sons of Italy in America will hold a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Lancellotta's Restaurant, 1113 Charles St.   There will be dinner, music, entertainment and raffle prizes. The cost is $30 per person for members and $35 for non-members.   Read more   Source: http://www.valleybreeze.com    

When Italians Meet Turkey

When Italians Meet Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us, and I haven't yet summoned the nerve to tell Uncle Mario and Aunt Carolyn, who host it, that I may not arrive until a quarter past noon.   That'll make me more than an hour late, which by my rough arithmetic translates into 12 chilled shrimp, 15 mozzarella balls, four meatballs, a medium-size plate of stuffed...

Christmas Tree Origins and an 1896 Celebration in the North End

Christmas Tree Origins and an 1896 Celebration in the North End

by James Pasto   I always grew up with a decorated Christmas tree. Along with the Manger, the tree seemed both a very Italian and a very Catholic thing to have in the house. The gifts were under the tree and we usually opened them on Christmas morning. I know now, but I didn't know then, that in Italy people give gifts on the...

A Season in Florida - by Emanuele Pettener

A Season in Florida - by Emanuele Pettener

This energetic, well-told short fiction collection from Pettener features six short stories and a novella. "A Pointed Finger," the complex novella, concerns the close and remarkable friendship between Alfredo Crepuscolo, an art history professor in his 30s in South Florida, and Rosa, a 50-year-old divorcé and mother of three who manages a fast food restaurant.   Since they share an Italian heritage,...

New Italian menus at Nonna’s Kitchen, Alba Osteria and Aggio

New Italian menus at Nonna’s Kitchen, Alba Osteria and Aggio

By Becky Krystal Small-setting Italian dining -- you know, just like the Italian mother you never had used to make -- is having a bit of a moment in Washington.   Nonna's Kitchen, led by chef Justus Frank, formerly of Fiola, is three weeks into service above sibling Alphonse Italian Market and Osteria on U Street. The 22-seat dining room features a rotating...

Dionisio's Sculpture Exploration

Dionisio's Sculpture Exploration

Date: Tuesday, December 09, 2014Time: 6:30 PM.Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco)Organized by: IICclick here for brochure Dionisio Cimarelli is considered to be the greatest Italian sculptor to have lived and worked in China, and his long residence there, combined with his blending of Chinese and Italian styles, have led to comparisons with Marco Polo. The New York Academy has...

Little Italy Images of America book planned

Little Italy Images of America book planned

Chris Dorer, local resident and historian of Little Italy, was approached by the publishers of Arcadia Publishing to do a pictorial book on the community of Little Italy's early days, pre-1970. From the Arcadia website: "The Images of America series chronicles the history of small towns and downtowns across the country. Each title features more than 200 vintage images, capturing often...

Italian American Experience Lecture Series: Clash of Civilizations in Italy

Italian American Experience Lecture Series: Clash of Civilizations in Italy

Amara Lakhous, author of Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio, examines the theme of identity through the descriptions of idiosyncrasies in multicultural Italy by way of a story of a murder in Rome. This is the last of 5 lectures in the Italian American Experience Series Fall 2014, New Books on Italian Americana presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center.   Date:...

Pantelleria, la vite dello Zibibbo diventa patrimonio dell’Umanità

Pantelleria, la vite dello Zibibbo  diventa patrimonio dell’Umanità

di Paolo Conti   L'italian way of life è uno slogan famoso nel mondo. Un marchio culturale composto da tanti capitoli: il paesaggio, il patrimonio artistico, il clima, la moda, il design. E, naturalmente, la gastronomia. Ieri l'Unesco ha regalato al nostro Paese un'altra soddisfazione: la pratica agricola della vite ad alberello di Pantelleria è diventata patrimonio dell'Umanità.   La proposta avanzata dall'Italia, con...

A 'certified' Italian pizza joint comes to Fairfield

A 'certified' Italian pizza joint comes to Fairfield

Although he was born in Bridgeport, Paolo Cavalli spent the majority of his childhood in Italy. Growing up there, on a large farm just outside Rome, helped Cavalli learn the definition of fresh food -- everything either came from an animal, grew out of the earth or was homemade.   "All of our cooking was pretty much natural," Cavalli said. "We grew our...

Screening: Preview of Finding the Mother Lode - December 15, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Screening: Preview of Finding the Mother Lode -  December 15, 2014 at  6:00 pm

Screening of an 80-minute-long preview of: PBS Mini-Series. Finding the Motherload (2013) Directed by Gianfranco Norelli, Produced by Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien. Followed by a Q&A with director/producers Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien   Italians first went to California in large numbers with the Gold Rush. While most found little gold, they did find a mother lode in farming, fishing, commerce and making wine. inding the Mother...

Nissoli (Pi):" Grazie all’associazione Aidone per l'impegno nel mantenere v…

Nissoli (Pi):" Grazie all’associazione Aidone per l'impegno nel mantenere vivo  il legame con la terra d'origine"

Deputata eletta in Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli (Pi) si è recata, ieri sera, a New York per l'incontro dell'associazione Aidone dei siciliani di Brooklyn. Durante l'incontro, Nissoli ha premiato l'uomo dell'anno, Gaetano Messina, ed ha ricordato l'importanza dell'appuntamento elettorale per il rinnovo dei Comites che è stato spostato al 17 aprile 2015.   "Grazie allo stare insieme nell'associazionismo – ha dichiarato Nissoli...

110-Year-Old De Robertis Caffe in New York City’s East Village to Close

110-Year-Old De Robertis Caffe in New York City’s East Village to Close

De Robertis Pasticceria and Caffe, the East Village pastry shop that first opened its doors in 1904 and has since been immortalized on screen in Manhattan Murder Mystery, Spike Lee's Malcom X, and Sex and the City, will close its doors on December 5, reports Bedford and Bowery.   The shop has been owned four generations of the De Robertis family and...

Concerto e Festa di Natale: The Leonardo da Vinci Society - December 7, 2014 at …

Concerto e Festa di Natale: The Leonardo da Vinci Society - December 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially invites its members and guests to a Holiday Concert and Party PROGRAM: HOMAGE TO ITALY - FRANZ LISZT (from "Deuxième Année de Pèlerinage: Italie"): - Sposalizio– Il Pensieroso– Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa– Tre Sonetti del Petrarca:– Sonetto 47: "Benedetto sia il giorno"– Sonetto104: "Pace non trovo"– Sonetto 123: "In terra vidi angelici costumi"– Tarantella (from "Venezia e Napoli") Laura...

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 6th at 3:00 pm

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 6th at 3:00 pm

On December 6th, the Real Little Italy in the Bronx will have their Tree Lighting Ceremony! Join us in Ciccarone Park from 3-6pm to meet Santa and his elves, listen to live holiday music by Nick Vero, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, and of course light the Christmas Tree. Once again, this year you can honor the memory of a...

Franco's Italian Cafe in Scottsdale: Classic, Sophisticated, and Delicious

Franco's Italian Cafe in Scottsdale: Classic, Sophisticated, and Delicious

I rarely eat in Italian restaurants. Raised on basic Italian fare, I'm put off by menus featuring chicken parmigiani and "gourmet" versions of pasta fagioli (peasant food, made with white beans and macaroni in a watery tomato broth, but invariably Italian-­Americanized with veal and a half­-dozen vegetables in the pretentious "Italian" diners that serve it). Franco's Italian Café is an exception...

Northvale factory operations moving to Jacksonville, Alabama

Northvale factory operations moving to Jacksonville, Alabama

A global valve and fuel injection device manufacturer is closing its Northvale factory and moving 86 jobs to Jacksonville, Ala.   Gnutti Carlo USA, which in December 2012 acquired WH Industries, a Northvale car parts maker, said it is moving to "centralize U.S. operations."   Read more   Source: http://www.northjersey.com    

A Wine Tour of Boston’s North End

A Wine Tour of Boston’s North End

Whether you are a local Bostonian, a New Englander or just someone visiting from another state or country, there is an excellent opportunity to sample some world-class wines while visiting some of the local Boston neighborhoods and local restaurants. City Wine Tours is a company that provides guided tours that explore multiple neighborhoods in Boston including the South End, the North...

'Italian Salad' musical feast on campus

'Italian Salad' musical feast on campus

The Northwestern University Music Academy Chorus and Chamber Choir -- a group of 30 or so community members, faculty, staff and students who sing recreationally -- will perform a concert of Italian songs, choral works, arias and madrigals.   The fall program of Italian music is titled "Italian Salad," in honor of the opera parody by Prussian-born Austrian librettist, playwright and composer...

2014 FIAT Gran Finale - Italy USA Commercial - What’s the song?

2014 FIAT Gran Finale - Italy USA Commercial - What’s the song?

The 2014 FIAT Gran Finale commercial shows just how prevalent Italy's presence is in America. Cars are driving around the country, showing off different signs of cities named after places in Italy like Naples, Utah. The narrator even says: "America loves Italy. The signs are everywhere." There's a fun, funky song sung by a woman playing the background. What's the...

Lucio Luca rende onore ai personaggi siciliani "Dall'altra parte della Luna…

Lucio Luca rende onore ai personaggi siciliani "Dall'altra parte della Luna"

C'è l'ingegnere che ha insegnato a volare a Neil Armstrong, il primo uomo sulla Luna, e il fotografo di sei presidenti degli Stati Uniti che insegnò il dialetto siciliano a Robert De Niro prima del film "Il padrino". Lo stilista di Lady Gaga e Beyoncè e la designer dei foulard di Michelle Obama.   Lo scultore del celebre Toro di Wall Street...

Eataly New York&ICE announce Short Food Movie Contest

Eataly New York&ICE announce Short Food Movie Contest

Today, Eataly New York and the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) announced the launch of "Short Food Movie: The Oscars at Eataly," a contest to create a food-themed video less than one minute long using a smartphone, tablet, or video camera.   This initiative is an extension of the EXPO Milan 2015 "Short Food Movie" program themed "Feed Your Mind, Film...

BAIA, the nonprofit association helping Italians build a professional network ac…

BAIA, the nonprofit association helping Italians build a professional network across the Bay Area

Moving to a new country can be an exciting adventure, particularly challenging if that place is the Silicon Valley. While seeing the San Francisco Bay Area as one of the favorite destinations, very few migrants want to give up on some connections with their homeland. This is also true for Italians, whose community in the bay has been growing very...

NICE USA 2014: E' il regista Antonio Morabito con Il venditore di medicine a vin…

NICE USA 2014: E' il regista Antonio Morabito con Il venditore di medicine a vincere il premio del pubblico americano

E' Antonio Morabito con Il venditore di medicine ad aggiudicarsi il premio del pubblico americano Premio N.I.C.E. Città di Firenze 2014 nella 24° edizione del festival del cinema italiano emergente N.I.C.E. USA 2014.   A San Francisco per la presentazione del film, Morabito è stato il primo ad essere sorpreso dal risultato ottenuto da un fim forte, che denuncia le pratiche illegali,...

Via Carota Turns Out To Be Mainly Italian and Mainly Delicious

Via Carota Turns Out To Be Mainly Italian and Mainly Delicious

After many thoughtful delays, adjustments of décor, menu tweakings, and downright experiments of all sorts on the part of chefs Rita Sodi and Jody Williams, Via Carota opened somewhat stealthily last week with little fanfare.   A companion and I dined there Friday night, arriving when the door swung open at 5:45, figuring that was the way to be sure to get...

Italy: Italian Language and Culture

Italy: Italian Language and Culture

Have you been in Italy before ? Had a great time, but came back feeling like deep down you never really left the US? You are not alone. That is what our Dialogue of Civilization is tailored for. During this 1 month program you will not only get to follow intensive language and culture courses, but you will get to...

O' Sole Mio closes Batavia, St. Charles locations

O' Sole Mio closes Batavia, St. Charles locations

In the warmly-lit corner of Batavia's O'Sole Mio Friday, friends Jaime Gutierrez, Kalley Gutierrez and Kari Kraus sank back into their couch's cushions, sipped their drinks and took in the final moments of their favorite neighborhood spot's last day. Kids press their noses against the glass of the gelato case a few feet away. A group of customers cheer and trade...

Laura Indolfi Wins MIT Descience Fashion Competition

Laura Indolfi Wins MIT Descience Fashion Competition

MIT's Media Lab put up a one-of-a-kind fashion show in October. The runway competition Descience Fashion Show combined the creativity of designers with the vision of molecular biologists, neuroscientists, biomedical engineers, climatologists and scientists from a variety of disciplines. This year saw two Italians among the finalists. Italian biomaterial engineer Laura Indolfi won the competition with her project Cytocouture. Partnering with...

Berio in New York: "Sarah Cahill and Adam Tendler Play Luciano Berio" …

Berio in New York: "Sarah Cahill and Adam Tendler Play Luciano Berio" - December 03, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Warming Up with Luciano Berio- The brilliant young pianist Adam Tendler, visiting from New York, joins Sarah Cahill in a warm-up concert featuring Luciano Berio's piano compositions before they perform the same program a week later at the Italian Academy in New York.   Among the Berio pieces they will play are Touch (1991) for piano four-hands, Erdenklavier (1969), Cinque Variazioni (1952/3,...

Michelangelo e la Versilia

Michelangelo e la Versilia

The Consulate General of Italy together with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the municipalities of Forte dei Marmi, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, and Stazzemasustained by the Banca del Monte of Lucca Foundation present Michelangelo e la VersiliaThursday, December 4 - 6PM - Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York TO RSVP PLEASE CLICK HERE Taking Michelangelo's experience in the Versilia region as a starting point, the four Cities cast...

Little Italy Incorporation Task Force Canvassing Area

Little Italy Incorporation Task Force Canvassing Area

It may be cold outside, but that isn't stopping the Little Italy Incorporation Task Force canvassers from gathering needed signatures on the petition this Fall and Winter, a necessary step in the bid to become an official state recognized town.   Support of at least 200 voters living within the proposed boundary is needed before presenting the petition before the Pulaski County...

University of Massachussets - Italian Literature and Language

University of Massachussets - Italian Literature and Language

Students wishing to major in Italian must have achieved intermediate competence before embarking on one of two major tracks offered. A minimum of 30 credits beyond the intermediate sequence (Italian 201-202) is required. Students choose one of the two following major tracks:Italian Literature and Language. ALL STUDENTS MUST TAKE:Italian 301 (Advanced Composition and Conversation)Italian 305 (Language of Modern Italy)Italian 311 and...

Circolo di Conversazione Italiana!

Circolo di Conversazione Italiana!

Benvenuti al Circolo!Siamo un gruppo di persone interessate a non perdere il nostro italiano. Ci raduniamo due volte al mese e cerchiamo veramente di parlare SOLO italiano per due ore! Venite a trovarci alla nostra prossima riunione, ma se non potete,ecco come voi potete creare il vostro proprio circolo.   Welcome to Circolo!We are a group of people interested in not losing...

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in-the-southern-states-of-america-italy-shows-its-bestWho knows America just superficially would never imagine how much interest for Italy there is in the southern United States, nor how many interesting things for us who live in the boot happen in that area, with a focal point in Texas, among the wealthier and more growing States, from every point of...

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