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L'Expo di Milano del 2015 sarà la protagonista del weekend di eventi e manifestazioni , che culmineranno la sera di sabato 25 ottobre con il galà, con cui anche quest'anno la Niaf, la principale organizzazione di italiani d'America, celebra l'anniversario della sua fondazione.

 

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Luciano Ligabue has always claimed to have a truly unique audience. Not only "beautiful", nor even just "different" from all the others, but really "particular"; a public whose story deserves to be told.


Emanuela Papini rises to the challenge with a book which began as a testimony to the ...

Please join Bloomingdale's in welcoming Marco Bicego, Italian jewelry designer as he presents his latest collections.

 

Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the phrase "timeless luxury." Hand-engraved by second-generation craftsmen in Vicenza, ...

On the Occasion of the 14th Annual Italian Language Week in the World, presented under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy, The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Andrea Raos is pleased to invite you to the presentation of "The ...

By Giovanni di Napoli

 

Hundreds gathered in the rain last Monday for the Third Annual Columbus Day Giglio Party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Hosted by the Giglio Boys Club, members transformed Lorimer Street (between Metropolitan Ave. and Conselyea St.) into a free outdoor party to showcase ...

Mario Fratti torna in scena a New York con una commedia brillante e pungente, Six Passionate Women, scritta nel 1981 basandosi sulla sua conoscenza personale con Federico Fellini, un'amicizia che risale alla fine degli anni Cinquanta, quando Fratti lavorava come giornalista a Paese Sera.


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It was the sort of thing that would never happen to George Clooney: As I stepped off the packed vaporetto onto the island of Murano, I slipped on the rain-slicked dock and my trolley bag went click-clacking across the dock's wooden planks.

 

When neither the suitcase nor I fell into the ...

By Daniel Casciato


Local photographer, Natalie Bolea, feels as if she is always looking at life through the lens of a camera, whether or not she has a camera in her hands.


"The world just looks completely different to you," says the Pittsburgh native and first generation Italian. "Once you start ...

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

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

Joe Bastianich, the restaurant owner and star of MasterChef and Restaurant Startup, is taking his business back to the old country with the launch of his new Italy-based production company.

 

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You are cordially invited to attend a special staged presentation of Aldo Nicolaj's play, "Visit to Relatives" at the Italian American Museum on Saturday, October 25th (7:30 P.M.) and Sunday, October 26th (6:00 P.M.).

 

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

 

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Continuing in a tradition of elegance, exquisite cuisine, and exemplary service, The Staaten will provide the perfect setting for our annual fundraising event.

 

This event makes it possible for the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, owned and administered by the Order Sons of Italy in America, to ...

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Feast of San Vito Martire

San VitoJune 15th is the Feast day of San Vito (St. Vitus), one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Widely venerated across Southern Italy, he is the patron saint of Mazara del Vallo, Ciminna, Forio, San Vito sullo Ionio, Regalbuto and Torella die Lombardi, among others.

 

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Spotlight on Chapman University’s Italian Program

Spotlight on Chapman University’s Italian Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Murano, Italy, Still Sparkling After 700 Years

Murano, Italy, Still Sparkling After 700 Years

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

Italian-American Profiles of Success: Natalie Bolea

Italian-American Profiles of Success: Natalie Bolea

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

Matera chosen as EU's culture capital for 2019

Matera chosen as EU's culture capital for 2019

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

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

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

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

'Masterchef' Judge Joe Bastianich Launches Italian Production Company

'Masterchef' Judge Joe Bastianich Launches Italian Production Company

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

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

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

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

"Du You Duomo?" a Eataly

"Du You Duomo?" a Eataly

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

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

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

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

Twentieth Anniversary Festa in Little Italy

Twentieth Anniversary Festa in Little Italy

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

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

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

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

Celebrate, Italian-style on Christmas Eve

Celebrate, Italian-style on Christmas Eve

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

Center for Italian Culture presents fall programs

Center for Italian Culture presents fall programs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mangia Italian Countryside Eatery Has Opened its Doors in Malibu

Mangia Italian Countryside Eatery Has Opened its Doors in Malibu

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

Il sogno americano in musica dell'Italian Surf Academy

Il sogno americano in musica dell'Italian Surf Academy

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

Il prof. Antonello Pileggi vince il premio “Eccellenze calabresi” negli USA

Il prof. Antonello Pileggi vince il premio “Eccellenze calabresi” negli USA

Il Prof. Antonello Pileggi medico ricercatore presso l'Università di Miami ha ricevuto lo scorso 11 ottobre il riconoscimento Eccellenze Calabresi in U.S.A. Il premio e' stato patrocinato dalla Regione Calabria, il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Miami, l'ODLI (Organizzazione per la Diffusione della Lingua Italiana, agenzia operante sotto gli auspici Ministero degli Esteri), e Italia Regioni, e la Societa' Dante Alighieri...

Italian start ups looking for an exit in NY: Venture Out Italy is the answer

Italian start ups looking for an exit in NY: Venture Out Italy is the answer

With 2716 innovative new small companies registered, thw Italian startups ecosystem is growing fast. In this developing scenario young Italian entrepreneurs have to re-think about their strategies to get funds for their projects, even considering to surf toward new markets to boost their businesses.   For the new generation of businessmen there are several opportunities to achieve an exit in pioneer Countries...

Messina adds Taste of Italy to Spurs

Messina adds Taste of Italy to Spurs

Ettore Messina had taken a sip from the NBA cup before when he was a consultant on Mike Brown's staff with the Lakers for the 2011-12 season. This time is like opening wide, throwing back his head and drinking it all in. "The Spurs," he said with a grin. "It is a familiar taste." A comfortable fit, like a designer Italian suit.The team...

Creating a Renaissance for Italian Modernism

Creating a Renaissance for Italian Modernism

As the child of a Milanese art collector, Laura Mattioli grew up surrounded by masterpieces, many created by Italian artists she knew personally. But it wasn't until Mattioli was confined to bed during a difficult pregnancy, immobilized for six months next to one of Giorgio Morandi's most celebrated still lifes, that her love of art took a deeper turn.   Mattioli, 64,...

Il Gruppo Toto costruirà il più grande parco eolico marino in America

Il Gruppo Toto costruirà il più grande parco eolico marino in America

La notizie è di quelle che fanno esultare l'Italia e soprattutto l'Abruzzo che sta vivendo una delle crisi più clamorose della sua storia. Ma per fortuna ci sono ancora imprenditori capaci di tenere duro e di portare in alto il nome del nostro paese. Stiamo parlando del Gruppo Toto che, come annunciato, costruirà il più grande parco eolico marino in...

A little Italy in St. Pete — St. Petersburg Opera’s Neapolitan Festival and Leon…

A little Italy in St. Pete — St. Petersburg Opera’s Neapolitan Festival and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci

You know those Italian standards such as "O Sole Mio," "Come Back to Sorrento" and "Funiculì, Funiculà" — those tunes you hear everywhere, from TV commercials to movies to Italian restaurants to Looney Tunes cartoons? They all come from the heartfelt, seaside region of Naples, aka, Napoli (pictured above).   If you have a soft spot for these infinitely sing-along-able favorites, then...

It’s now official: Grimaldi’s is open

It’s now official: Grimaldi’s is open

Instead of a ribbon cutting, First Selectman Ellen Scalettar on Tuesday, Oct. 14, performed a pizza cutting, officially opening the new Grimaldi's of Woodbridge.   A Brooklyn native herself, she welcomed the new franchise. "I know the roots of this great pizza," she said.Michael Ursini, a Bethany resident who was raised in New Haven, has partnered with the iconic Brooklyn chain. He...

Italian rock star Luciano Ligabue debuts in LA

Italian rock star Luciano Ligabue debuts in LA

Over the next few weeks, Italian contemporary music will take the stage in Los Angeles, with the performances of three renowned singers and songwriters who represent three different genres: the queen of pop Laura Pausini, the rocker Luciano Ligabue, and the rapper Caparezza.   After last edition's interview with the beautiful Laura, this time we focus on one of Italy's most talented...

Tracing Our Italian Roots

Tracing Our Italian Roots

All Joseph DiTrapani knew about his family was that they came from Palermo so it was a challenge for the genealogical firm, My Italian Family to research the lineage of this former OSIA president and current president of the Sons of Italy Foundation®.   In big Italian cities like Palermo, researchers must contend with a byzantine and illogical bureaucracy. Fortunately, our team...

Sonsini family keeps Italian traditions alive in the Berkshires

Sonsini family keeps Italian traditions alive in the Berkshires

For centuries, immigrants have been seeking a home in the Berkshires. Though the landscape of immigration has changed considerably over the last century, the Berkshires continues to welcome people from many parts of the world. The Italian family of Sonsinis look back to an earlier wave of European immigrants.   Joe and Theresa (nee Troiano) Sonsini own Main Street Cafe in Stockbridge...

North American Group Buys Bologna Soccer Club

North American Group Buys Bologna Soccer Club

A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.   Tacopina was named club president and Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo is a large investor. A statement posted on Bologna's website announced the deal.   Read more   Source: http://abcnews.go.com    

Chef Peter DeRuvo Is Back for an Italian-Style Celebration of Nose-to-Tail Eatin…

Chef Peter DeRuvo Is Back for an Italian-Style Celebration of Nose-to-Tail Eating

When it comes to Italian chefs in Phoenix, you can hardly ignore chef Peter DeRuvo. After all, he's been associated with some of the top Italian restaurants in town, including most recently, Davanti Enoteca, home of the most beloved focaccia di recco this town has ever known.   The restaurant closed last year after having been open for just nine months, and...

Jean Lenti Ponsetto Honored as National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame An…

 Jean Lenti Ponsetto Honored as National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2014

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its inductees and honorees for the XXXVII Annual Induction Ceremony and Celebration to take place on Saturday, November 15, at the InterContinental Chicago - Magnificent Mile.   The NIASHF Class of 2014 inductees include John Andretti, Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Babe Parilli, Scott Pioli, Angelo Pizzo and Frank Zamboni. Richard Parrillo,...

Arthur Avenue pasta maestro Mario Borgatti, of Borgatti's Ravioli and Egg Noodle…

Arthur Avenue pasta maestro Mario Borgatti, of Borgatti's Ravioli and Egg Noodles, dies at 97

A Bronx pasta legend whose meticulously handcrafted ravioli fed families for 80 years has died. Mario Borgatti, who owned the iconic Borgatti's Ravioli and Egg Noodles, passed away Oct. 8 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, his family said. He was 97.   "He always said his success was the joy he gave to families who bought his pasta," said his son, Chris...

Un Fogolâr nella Silicon Valley: 14 ingegneri fondano il Fogolâr Furlan del Nor…

Un Fogolâr  nella Silicon Valley: 14 ingegneri fondano il Fogolâr Furlan del Nord California

C'è un cuore friulano che pulsa nella Silicon Valley. Si chiama Fogolâr Furlan del Nord California e ha sede a Sunnyvale. La rete americana dei cervelli friulani si sta compattando grazie al ruolo strategico dell'Ente Friuli nel Mondo che con i friulani all'estero ambisce a realizzare una piattaforma di relazioni orientata al futuro, dove far convergere i protagonisti della nuova...

Per il centenario di Beverly Hills, una festa di sport e tradizione nel segno de…

Per il centenario di Beverly Hills, una festa di sport e tradizione nel segno del Made in Italy

Dalla moda al design, dall'arte ai motori, dalla gastronomia allo sport, la fama del Bel Paese in giro per il mondo ha raggiunto gli ambiti più diversi, e così gli eventi ad essa legati.   È il caso della terza edizione del Gran Fondo Italia, celebre manifestazione ciclistica che si è svolta a Beverly Hills il 28 settembre scorso e ha segnato...

Matteo Lunelli, "King of Italian Bubbly," Visits Houston

Matteo Lunelli, "King of Italian Bubbly," Visits Houston

Every week, it seems that another fine wine luminary sets her or his sights on the Houston market.Yesterday, ex-Goldman Sachs banker and one of the most powerful players in the Italian wine trade today, Matteo Lunelli (above), descended on Houston for a luncheon and tasting with Houston wine buyers and bloggers at Tony's on Richmond.   "I see the market data," he...

Wreath laid at Columbus statue in Pueblo among protesters

Wreath laid at Columbus statue in Pueblo among protesters

A refurbished statue of Christopher Columbus is now on display in Pueblo. The Sons of Italy unveiled the refurbished 109-year-old statue during their annual wreath-laying ceremony marking Columbus Day on Monday.   KOAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1saz3ax) reported that the ceremony unfolded as protesters, some of them in Native American headdresses, chanted from behind a police barricade.   Read more   Source: http://gazette.com    

Premio "Joe Petrosino" a un Italo-Americana Maria Fosco, nelle vene il…

Premio "Joe Petrosino" a un Italo-Americana Maria Fosco, nelle vene il sangue abruzzese

Una vita per difendere i diritti civili e diffondere i valori della cultura italiana negli Usa. E per la professoressa Maria Fosco, nata a New York, figlia di emigranti di Orsogna (Chieti), è arrivato un prestigioso riconoscimento in occasione del Columbus Day.   Ieri ha ricevuto il premio 'Joe Petrosino', dedicato alla memoria del poliziotto italo-americano assassinato a Palermo all'inizio del secolo scorso.   Read...

Gov. Cuomo to guest star at screening of Italian American documentary featuring …

Gov. Cuomo to guest star at screening of Italian American documentary featuring his pop, Mario

Even with the rollout of his new memoir, Cuomo the Younger isn't getting all the screen time this October.   The governor will be the special guest at an Oct. 21 screening of "The Italian Americans," a PBS special documentary which "explores the evolution of Italian Americans from the late nineteenth century to today, from 'outsiders' once viewed with suspicion and mistrust...

Milan Expo will include food trucks from the US

Milan Expo will include food trucks from the US

The U.S. will show itself off as "Food Truck Nation" at the Milan Expo, bringing six authentic food trucks to Italy as part of its participation in the event opening in May for six months.   The Expo theme is food and nutrition. The food trucks will be parked near the USA pavilion and will celebrate regional food and ethnic fusion trends,...

Oak Park goes Sicilian

Oak Park goes Sicilian

It only took seconds before two people at Table #15 said, "How's your son, Giordano, who we met in Oak Park's Ciceroni." Ciceroni is an Italian language support group that used to meet at Mancini's Restaurant on Lake Street. Now it meets at Casa Italia cultural center in Stone Park.   Vincenzo DiVito, a jovial gentleman who hails from the Bari region,...

Bravo! Italian Cucina Open in New Harbourside Place in Jupiter

Bravo! Italian Cucina Open in New Harbourside Place in Jupiter

Jupiter recently welcomed the addition of a new Italian eatery, one of several restaurants to open in the city's new upscale Harbourside Place shopping center. Bravo! Cucina Italiana opened October 11, the same day as the plaza development's official debut; it is the third Bravo! location in Florida. The restaurant will provide an Italian touch to Harbourside Place, located at the...

Night of Italian Opera - October 25, 2014 at 07:30 pm

Night of Italian Opera - October 25, 2014 at 07:30 pm

The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the EMBASSY OF ITALY and the ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE present NIGHT OF ITALIAN OPERA! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano YANA EMINOVA and baritone ANTON BELOV.   Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from great operas: I PAGLIACCI, DON GIOVANNI and LA...

Colombo o no, gli italiani l'America l'hanno fatta per davvero

Colombo o no, gli italiani l'America l'hanno fatta per davvero

Questa volta, verrebbe da dire, un Visti da lontano (un po' un Visti da New York al contrario) posso farlo io. Cosa vediamo dall'Italia del Columbus Day? A prima vista nulla, perché nessuno ne parla. Si dirà che siamo alle prese con i fatti di casa nostra: la tenuta del governo sul Jobs Act (ma è proprio necessario chiamarlo così?),...

Unico, Knights to honor Italian-American of year

Unico, Knights to honor Italian-American of year

Each year the Hazleton Chapter of UNICO and Maurice C Raymond "RMR" Knights of Columbus honor an outstanding Italian-American as part of their Columbus Day dinner in celebration of their Italian heritage.   The organization asked community members to nominate individuals who exemplify the true spirit of an Italian-American – one who demonstrates, through example, a deep love of family, respect for...

Spoleto My Italian Kitchen opening in Orlando, first U.S. location

Spoleto My Italian Kitchen opening in Orlando, first U.S. location

America's first Spoleto - My Italian Kitchen will soon open in Central Florida.Construction is underway at Plaza on University near the University of Central Florida with an anticipated opening in January. Spoleto has plans to open several other locations throughout Orlando including one in Winter Park by the end of April. Spoleto, a popular chain of Italian restaurants in Brazil, Mexico and...

Former West Caldwell Councilman Dominick J. Aiello Honored By Essex County Freeh…

Former West Caldwell Councilman Dominick J. Aiello Honored By Essex County Freeholders

Former West Caldwell Councilman Dominick J. Aiello was honored by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during its Italian Heritage Month Celebration held at the Hall of Records on Wednesday, Oct. 1.   The event was co-sponsored by Freeholders Leonard Luciano of West Caldwell (District 4) and Brendan Gill of Montclair (District 5), who also honored Bloomfield Mayor Michael J. Venezia...

Building Seattle's 'Little Italy:' Luigi DeNunzio to open third Italian restaura…

Building Seattle's 'Little Italy:' Luigi DeNunzio to open third Italian restaurant in Pioneer Square

One of Pioneer Square's most prominent vacancies is about to be filled by one of the historic neighborhood's most colorful characters and boosters. Restaurateur Luigi DeNunzio is putting the finishing touches on Che Sara Sara at First Avenue South and South Main Street. That's the corner of the Grand Central Building last occupied by Megan Mary Olander Flowers – across the...

Highwood’s Del Rio celebrates 90 years of timeless Italian food

Highwood’s Del Rio celebrates 90 years of timeless Italian food

Highwood's Del Rio Restaurant is known for its authentic Italian food and Old World ambience ­— emphasis on the word "old."   Del Rio, which turns 90 this year, may be old by industry standards, but the restaurant itself is constantly evolving. Owner Bill Pigati attributes Del Rio's success to the philosophy of the original owner, his grandmother Linda Biagetti, who moved...

Bartali e gli altri eroi che salvarono gli ebrei in un film voluto da grandi ita…

Bartali e gli altri eroi che salvarono gli ebrei in un film voluto da grandi italo-americani

Questa sera al "Hampton Film Festival" c'è una proiezione "sold out". La prima di un film che parla di italiani. Delle molte luci fra tante ombre di un periodo tetro nella storia del nostro paese: il periodo in cui, in collaborazione con i nazisti, cominciò in Italia, il rastrellamento degli ebrei per mandarli a morire nei campi di concentramento.   Con una...

Gabriele Bertaccini of iL Tocco Food: "Life Is About Beautiful Things"

Gabriele Bertaccini of iL Tocco Food: "Life Is About Beautiful Things"

Gabriele Bertaccini looks more like an Italian clothing model than a hardworking, über successful chef. But if you get him talking about cooking, dining, and Italian cuisine, it becomes immediately clear that he's much more than just a handsome face and an exceptionally well-tailored suit.   He waxes poetic about the beauty of sunsets, the sensual side of dining, and his passion...

The 4th Annual Ospitalità Italiana Awes New Yorkers

The 4th Annual Ospitalità Italiana Awes New Yorkers

Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted as "The Authentic Italian Table," an evening of fine dining, a showcase for new Italian products trying to find distributors along with signature dishes from New York's top-tiered Italian restaurants.   And there was also a CioccoShow preview. This triple-decker delight took place on...

Italian American PAC endorses Tom DiNapoli for NYs comptroller

Italian American PAC endorses Tom DiNapoli for NYs comptroller

On Columbus Day, a day of major significance to many in the Italian American community, The Italian American Political Action Committee strongly endorsed NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, citing his work in furthering the achievements of Italian Americans. Tom DiNapoli, the first Italian American to serve as NYS Comptroller, was named a Knight of the Italian Republic (Cavaliere dell'Ordine al Merito della...

Quel che resta delle Little Italy d'America, dal declino a New York alla rinasci…

Quel che resta delle Little Italy d'America, dal declino a New York alla rinascita a San Diego

Dall'ormai quasi inarrestabile declino a cui si assiste a New York, al clima depresso di Baltimora, alla rinascita di San Diego. E' un quadro con molte ombre e qualche luce quello che fotografa ciò che rimane delle tante 'Little Italy' d'America.   Le 'Piccole Italie' che, in occasione del Columbus Day, "la nostra festa", come la chiamano gli italoamericani, si riempiranno, laddove...

Taste of Italy Festival Celebrates Spring Opening of Italian American Museum of …

Taste of Italy Festival Celebrates Spring Opening of Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

The Taste of Italy festival Saturday offered Angelenos a chance to preview some of the history and culture that will be offered at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, which was expected to open in the spring.   Slick here to see the video.   Source: http://ktla.com  

Seattle Italian-Americans launch ad campaign to combat Indigenous People's Day

Seattle Italian-Americans launch ad campaign to combat Indigenous People's Day

Seattle's Italian-American community is running a full page ad in The Seattle Times Monday as part of its new effort to counter the city's newly created Indigenous People's Day. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to sign the measure replacing Columbus Day with the new commemoration Monday.   Read more   Source: http://mynorthwest.com    

David O. Russell to Receive Italian-American Icon Award

David O. Russell to Receive Italian-American Icon Award

Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival took advantage of Columbus Day to announce the recipient of its 2014 Italian-American Icon Award. David O. Russell will be feted at the upcoming edition of the festival. The New York-born director is of Lucanian origin on his mother's side.   Last year, the festival presented him with the Capri Master of Cinematic Art in Rome, and...

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