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Centosessanta squadre, duemilacinquecento atleti, cinquemila spettatori già prenotati, sponsor come Coca Cola e un solo team a rappresentare l'Italia. La squadra del Collegio Gallio di Como parte per Chicago, pronto a tenere alto il nome del Bel Paese nella Kics Cup, torneo internazionale di calcio ...

Carlo Piras had been investing in real estate for more than a decade. But the Italian American was more comfortable in a kitchen, having worked in restaurants since he was 16 years old. In 2006, he opened Café Americano and built it into a downtown staple.

 

When Piras sold the business in ...

Lo scorso 4 luglio, oltre ai festeggiamenti per il Giorno dell'Indipendenza, gli Stati Uniti hanno anche celebrato il ritorno dietro la cinepresa del maestro del cinema italiano contemporaneo, Bernardo Bertolucci.

 

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The Miami-Dade County Republican Party leader quickly summed up the opposition's greatest strength. "The best asset that the Miami-Dade Democratic Party has is Annette Taddeo," Nelson Diaz, chair of the local GOP, said during a spring good-government seminar arranged by the Miami Dade College ...

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Annusare: «Sente l'aroma? Al cento per cento naturale». Toccare: «Avverte la morbidezza del siero sul viso? Merito del nostro centro ricerche che collabora con l'Università di Ferrara». Guardare: «La confezione rispecchia il nostro stile. Italianissimo».

 

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Last night at the Wingtip Club in San Francisco, a new feat of Italian engineering was introduced to the American public. Introducing the Energica Ego: the world's first all-electric superbike.

 

Manufactured in the Italian racing heartland of Modena, the Ego represents a ...

New York Italians invites you to Prospect Park on July 27 for some fun in the park! Bring a blanket, lunch, a soccer ball or a frisbee and let's spend the day at the park! We will be gathering at the 11th street entrance along Prospect Park West.

 

Alessandro and his food truck ...

Throughout his career, Gustavo Denegri has been defined by his flexibility. A chemist by academic formation, the Torino-based entrepreneur rose through the ranks to become president of Piaggio, a vehicle manufacturer that owns the iconic Vespa scooter brand. Denegri, though, left his mark as the ...

Grande cena a Spoleto, nei giorni del Festival dei 2 Mondi, in onore della superchef Lidia Bastianich. A volerla, Maria Flora e Zefferino Monini, terza generazione della dinastia imprenditoriale che ha scritto la storia del mercato dell'extra vergine.

 

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The 16th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival will open Thursday and run through July 27 on the church grounds, near Choffin Career Center.

 

The festival stays true to its Italian heritage, with a full slate of musical performances on two stages. Acts include local and regional ...

Growing up in a tight-knit Italian-American family, Marcus Benedetti knew those ties would one day lead him toward taking over Petaluma-based Clover Stornetta Farms.

 

"I always did think that after seeing my dad and grandfather talk business around the fireplace," Benedetti said. "I wanted ...

On Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. on the museum's Great Lawn, John Gatti will present "Canzoni di Domenica Pomeriggio" ("Songs for a Sunday Afternoon").

 

Introduced by Professor Louis Leonini, Gatti and his company-Broadway veteran PJ Nelson, and community theater veterans John Mangini, Charles ...

"Certo, è una grossa cifra, ma faccio finta che non esista: non è da lì che arriva il business". Dario Snaidero sorride e prova a minimizzare. E con qualche ragione. Perché in effetti non capita ogni giorno di ricevere una commessa da 450mila dollari per una cucina, l'equivalente in Italia del ...

South Carolina's state Commerce Department, announced that Meter Bearings Group, Italian designer and manufacturer of ball and roller bearings, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Walterboro to be near the Port of Charleston.


The company designs and produces ball bearings and ...

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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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Squadra di Como rappresenterà l’Italia al mondiale under16 di Chicago

Squadra di Como rappresenterà l’Italia al mondiale under16 di Chicago

Centosessanta squadre, duemilacinquecento atleti, cinquemila spettatori già prenotati, sponsor come Coca Cola e un solo team a rappresentare l'Italia. La squadra del Collegio Gallio di Como parte per Chicago, pronto a tenere alto il nome del Bel Paese nella Kics Cup, torneo internazionale di calcio giovanile che si svolgerà nella città dell'Illinois dal 19 al 26 luglio.   Manca poco al calcio...

A brokerage with foreign flavors

A brokerage with foreign flavors

Carlo Piras had been investing in real estate for more than a decade. But the Italian American was more comfortable in a kitchen, having worked in restaurants since he was 16 years old. In 2006, he opened Café Americano and built it into a downtown staple.   When Piras sold the business in late 2012, he signed a non-compete clause that forced...

Cinema Made in Italy porta a Los Angeles “Io e Te”, l’ultima fatica di Bernando …

Cinema Made in Italy porta a Los Angeles “Io e Te”, l’ultima fatica di Bernando Bertolucci

Lo scorso 4 luglio, oltre ai festeggiamenti per il Giorno dell'Indipendenza, gli Stati Uniti hanno anche celebrato il ritorno dietro la cinepresa del maestro del cinema italiano contemporaneo, Bernardo Bertolucci.   Dopo quasi dieci anni di assenza dalle scene ed oltre trenta dal suo ultimo film in lingua italiana ("La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo", 1981), il regista è infatti tornato ad...

Even among opponents, Charlie Crist’s pick for No. 2, AnnetteTaddeo, gets respec…

Even among opponents, Charlie Crist’s pick for No. 2, AnnetteTaddeo, gets respect

The Miami-Dade County Republican Party leader quickly summed up the opposition's greatest strength. "The best asset that the Miami-Dade Democratic Party has is Annette Taddeo," Nelson Diaz, chair of the local GOP, said during a spring good-government seminar arranged by the Miami Dade College faculty union.    "As the Democrat chair, she's very involved," he said. "She worked hard to organize and mobilize...

Nella crema c’è il tartufo - L’Italia seduce l’America

Nella crema c’è il tartufo - L’Italia seduce l’America

by Annachiara Sacchi Annusare: «Sente l'aroma? Al cento per cento naturale». Toccare: «Avverte la morbidezza del siero sul viso? Merito del nostro centro ricerche che collabora con l'Università di Ferrara». Guardare: «La confezione rispecchia il nostro stile. Italianissimo».   Gabriel Balestra espone al pubblico di Cosmoprof North America, oltre 20 mila metri quadrati di stand in una Las Vegas torrida, gli effetti antietà...

All-Electric 3D Printed Made in Italy Superbike Unveiled to US Market

All-Electric 3D Printed Made in Italy Superbike Unveiled to US Market

By Mauro Battocchi Last night at the Wingtip Club in San Francisco, a new feat of Italian engineering was introduced to the American public. Introducing the Energica Ego: the world's first all-electric superbike.   Manufactured in the Italian racing heartland of Modena, the Ego represents a leap forward in innovative motorcycle design with no clutch, no transmission, no emissions and — of course...

New York Italians Family Day!

New York Italians Family Day!

New York Italians invites you to Prospect Park on July 27 for some fun in the park! Bring a blanket, lunch, a soccer ball or a frisbee and let's spend the day at the park! We will be gathering at the 11th street entrance along Prospect Park West.   Alessandro and his food truck Ponti Rosso will be there as well! Accessible via the F/G...

From Vespas To Pharma: Gustavo Denegri Becomes Italy's Newest Biotech Billionair…

From Vespas To Pharma: Gustavo Denegri Becomes Italy's Newest Biotech Billionaire

Throughout his career, Gustavo Denegri has been defined by his flexibility. A chemist by academic formation, the Torino-based entrepreneur rose through the ranks to become president of Piaggio, a vehicle manufacturer that owns the iconic Vespa scooter brand. Denegri, though, left his mark as the lead investor in DiaSorin, a biotech firm that leads the in vitro diagnostics segment that...

Spoleto festeggia Lidia Bastianich, ambasciatrice dell’olio italiano

Spoleto festeggia Lidia Bastianich, ambasciatrice dell’olio italiano

Grande cena a Spoleto, nei giorni del Festival dei 2 Mondi, in onore della superchef Lidia Bastianich. A volerla, Maria Flora e Zefferino Monini, terza generazione della dinastia imprenditoriale che ha scritto la storia del mercato dell'extra vergine.   L'occasione? Festeggiare con un nuovo gemellaggio Italia-Usa la collaborazione tra la chef d'origine istriana e l'azienda spoletina, impegnata nella diffusione dell'extra vergine d'oliva...

Mount Carmel festival will salute late founder, 2 others

Mount Carmel festival will salute late founder, 2 others

The 16th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival will open Thursday and run through July 27 on the church grounds, near Choffin Career Center.   The festival stays true to its Italian heritage, with a full slate of musical performances on two stages. Acts include local and regional favorites Rex Taneri, the Avanti Band, Rocky Monaco, Dominic Tocco, Frank Gallo,...

All in the family

All in the family

Growing up in a tight-knit Italian-American family, Marcus Benedetti knew those ties would one day lead him toward taking over Petaluma-based Clover Stornetta Farms.   "I always did think that after seeing my dad and grandfather talk business around the fireplace," Benedetti said. "I wanted that relationship with my dad that he had with his father."   Read more   Source: http://www.pressdemocrat.com    

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Presents SONGS FOR A SUNDAY AFTERNOON On the Lawn, 7…

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Presents SONGS FOR A SUNDAY AFTERNOON On the Lawn, 7/27

On Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. on the museum's Great Lawn, John Gatti will present "Canzoni di Domenica Pomeriggio" ("Songs for a Sunday Afternoon").   Introduced by Professor Louis Leonini, Gatti and his company-Broadway veteran PJ Nelson, and community theater veterans John Mangini, Charles Milo and Al Pica-will perform songs in tribute to Dean Martin and Connie Francis, along with Broadway...

Dalla Florida maxi-commessa per Snaidero: 450mila dollari per una sola cucina

Dalla Florida maxi-commessa per Snaidero: 450mila dollari per una sola cucina

"Certo, è una grossa cifra, ma faccio finta che non esista: non è da lì che arriva il business". Dario Snaidero sorride e prova a minimizzare. E con qualche ragione. Perché in effetti non capita ogni giorno di ricevere una commessa da 450mila dollari per una cucina, l'equivalente in Italia del costo di un paio di appartamenti.    Il miliardario di Miami...

Italian Bearings Company opening production plant in Colleton County, South Caro…

Italian Bearings Company opening production plant in Colleton County, South Carolina

South Carolina's state Commerce Department, announced that Meter Bearings Group, Italian designer and manufacturer of ball and roller bearings, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Walterboro to be near the Port of Charleston. The company designs and produces ball bearings and cylindrical roller bearings and plans to begin production at the 48,000-square-foot facility by September 2015.    Read more   Fonte: ICE  

IASA Memorial Fellowship and Conference Travel Subsidy

IASA Memorial Fellowship and Conference Travel Subsidy

IASA MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP ($1000) IASA awards this annual fellowship to the author of the year's outstanding Ph.D. dissertation or MA thesis proposal in Italian American studies. We welcome all approaches to the field of study.   ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students in any discipline whose work focuses on Italian American culture are eligible and encouraged to apply. Graduate students in good standing in their own home institution's...

Zeppoles, live music, and tradition - St. Ann’s Italian ‘Feast’ is back for the …

Zeppoles, live music, and tradition - St. Ann’s Italian ‘Feast’ is back for the 104th time

For almost as long as Italians have lived in Hoboken, they have been coming to the feast of St. Ann at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The annual celebration began 104 years ago, when a statue of St. Ann arrived from a tiny Italian village in the Apennine mountains near Salerno.   As late as 1960, nearly a quarter of Hoboken's residents were...

Italian Family Festa

Italian Family Festa

Check back here regularly to find out what's going on at the Festa. For more information contact pr@italianfamilyfestasj.org.    Press ReleasesItalian Family Festa to Lend a Hand - Italian American Heritage Foundation Joins in Helping to Preserve California HistoryAdrian Nestor, of the Romaggi Adobe Association, will present the story of a very Italian piece of California's 49ers gold rush history as part of...

Atlanta's Pattillo Construction to build Beretta plant in Tennessee

Atlanta's Pattillo Construction to build Beretta plant in Tennessee

Atlanta builder Pattillo Construction Corp. has been selected to build Beretta USA's new manufacturing plant and research facility near Nashville, Tenn. Announced in January, the Italian firearms maker said it will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art gun manufacturing plant and R&D facility. The facility will create 300 jobs.   Read more   Source: http://www.bizjournals.com    

Ohio Valley Names Italian American of the Year

Ohio Valley Names Italian American of the Year

We're less than a week away from the Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival and Bob Gaudio is one man who has been synonymous with with the festival. He is finally being honored this year as the Ohio Valley's Italian American of the Year.   "Having that one spot where you have Italian music, great Italian food, Italian wines, just in...

Sonata Bistro Launches Delivery and Corporate Catering Program to Serve Business…

Sonata Bistro Launches Delivery and Corporate Catering Program to Serve Businesses in Downtown San Diego

Sonata Bistro, which recently opened at San Diego Symphony Towers along with High Note Cafe, has introduced a catering program and is now delivering to businesses and groups throughout the downtown area.   Owned and operated by celebrated chef and restaurateur, Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, Sonata Bistro has received rave reviews since it was unveiled in June.   Read more   Source: http://www.pr.com    

#sofa4manhattan

#sofa4manhattan

#sofa4manhattan è il progetto di Berto e Design-Apart, nato da una visione dell'azienda come ecosistema aperto, dove a pensare, progettare e realizzare un divano su misura possono essere persone diverse, anche esterne al nostro laboratorio. Abbiamo voluto aprire l'azienda a nuovi modi di interpretare il design, la produzione e la distribuzione, guardando attraverso gli occhi dell'artigiano cosmopolita oltre i confini del...

Roma jet off for US tour

Roma jet off for US tour

Roma have Mehdi Benatia, Kevin Strootman and Juan Iturbe in their US tour squad, but Gervinho will join later.   The Giallorossi will fly out to begin their pre-season tour of USA, including a training camp in Orlando. Benatia is included in the list despite repeated transfer links to Manchester City and Chelsea.   Read more   Source: http://www.football-italia.net    

Local briefs: CFO of Eatontown business elected to board

Local briefs: CFO of Eatontown business elected to board

Todd Thiede of Hoboken, chief financial officer of Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Eatontown, has been elected to the board of directors of Home Care Association of New Jersey.   As CFO, Thiede oversees the management of more than 100 corporate employees and more than 1,000 external nurses, among other duties.    Read more   Source: http://www.app.com    

Pawcatuck women featured in book on Italian American women

Pawcatuck women featured in book on Italian American women

Rose Serio Russell remembers riding from Pawcatuck to Charlestown to pick blueberries with her family when she was a girl. Russell, now 87, recalls riding in the back of a pickup truck loaded with galvanized pails for the berries and homemade bread and tomatoes for lunch. "We'd leave at 7 and stay all day," said Russell. "Charlestown had loads and loads...

Solon Italian Club to participate in Home Days parade, prepare for golf outing f…

Solon Italian Club to participate in Home Days parade, prepare for golf outing fundraiser: Solon Snapshot

On Saturday, July 26, the Solon Italian Club will once again participate in the Solon Home Days parade, which will be held at a different time than previous celebrations, when the parade took place on Sunday afternoon.   Club members and their families are invited to join in on the float in this year's parade, and should be prepared to assemble at...

Italian restaurant Le Nonne Hawaii closes less than a year after opening

Italian restaurant Le Nonne Hawaii closes less than a year after opening

The Italian restaurant Le Nonne Hawaii closed less than a year after opening in the Kapolei Marketplace.Cindy Lau, the manager of Kapolei Marketplace, said the couple is working on selling the space to a new restaurant. Chef Pier Antonio Micheli opened Le Nonne Hawaii with his wife, Stephanie Micheli, in July 2013. Micheli told PBN he wanted to bring authentic Italian...

Springfield Italian Cultural Center offering Italian language classes

Springfield Italian Cultural Center offering Italian language classes

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, Inc., is offering Italian language classes for adults this Fall.   A Beginner I level class will be offered on Monday nights and will run from Sept.8, through Nov. 17. A Beginner II level class will be offered on Tuesday nights and will run from Sept. 9, through Nov. 18.   Read more   Source: http://www.masslive.com    

From Staten Island to Florence via 'Italian Paintings' at the Garibaldi-Meucci M…

From Staten Island to Florence via 'Italian Paintings' at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Unlike Mayor deBlasio, perhaps there's no Italian sojourn on your calendar this summer. In which case: Drop by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum in Rosebank, which is saturated in Italian-ness thanks to its namesakes: inventor Antonio Meucci (1808-1889) and unification activist Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882).   This summer, "The Italian Paintings," a small show in the museum's circulating galleries, carries a whiff of ribolita, the famous...

'Boardwalk Empire' Season 5 News: Vincent Piazza Dishes On Italian Heritage, Fin…

'Boardwalk Empire' Season 5 News: Vincent Piazza Dishes On Italian Heritage, Final Episodes Of HBO Series

Recently, actor Vincent Piazza, who plays up-and-coming gangster Lucky Luciano on the show, opened up to Men's Journal about his reluctance to play Italian characters prior to the role.   Piazza himself is Italian, his father's family emigrated to the United States from Sicily, but the actor was very aware growing up of the ways Italians were portrayed onscreen.   Read more   Source: http://www.enstarz.com    

Meet the 12 BEST Italian Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Meet the 12 BEST Italian Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

by Mauro Battocchi   Twelve young Italian entrepreneurs were recently announced in Rome for the 2014-2015 BEST Program, a innovative exchange between Italy and the US that is leading the charge in setting Italy's startup scene alight with expert insight directly from Silicon Valley.   You'll be impressed and inspired by the caliber of these 12 BEST candidates. To read all about them in...

Mona Lisa: Bay Area Author Finds the Woman Behind the Smile

Mona Lisa: Bay Area Author Finds the Woman Behind the Smile

If there ever was an honorary Italian, it must be Bay Area author Dianne Hales. Although the majority of her career has centered on health topics and textbooks, Hales published La Bella Lingua in 2010, a personal memoir encapsulating her 25-year pilgrimage to speak Italian, to impressive reviews.   Her latest book, Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered, can't be relegated to a...

I tessuti italiani con l'ICE alla Première Vision di New York

I tessuti italiani con l'ICE alla Première Vision di New York

Inizia martedì prossimo, 22 luglio, la Première Vision di New York, la più importante manifestazione dedicata ai tessuti ed accessori per l'industria dell'abbigliamento di alto livello in calendario negli Stati Uniti.   Nata con l'obiettivo di presentare in anticipo rispetto alle due principali fiere europee e mondiali, PREMIERE VISION a Parigi e MILANO UNICA, le pre-collezioni per le stagioni di riferimento, la...

Italian restaurant newcomers go deep into Dallas 'burbs for second acts

Italian restaurant newcomers go deep into Dallas 'burbs for second acts

Two unique new Italian restaurants in Dallas are both doing well enough to merit expansion, and both are headed to the 'burbs for their second acts.   Roman Cucina, the California-bred Italian-American restaurant that opened its first Texas branch in North Dallas in 2013, is heading north: A second location will open at 201 E. Bethany Rd. in Allen this September. Co-owner...

Local Celebrities Stack Cheese For Charity At Italian Festival

Local Celebrities Stack Cheese For Charity At Italian Festival

Some Western New York celebrities took part in the Galbani Cheese Stacking competition Sunday at Buffalo's Italian Heritage Festival on Hertel Avenue.   Local media and sports personalities participated in heats, including Time Warner Cable News anchor Katie Morse. Contestants had one minute to stack packaged string cheese as high as they could.   Read more   Source: http://buffalo.twcnews.com    

Gary Sinise – A Story of Honor and Invincible Spirit

Gary Sinise – A Story of Honor and Invincible Spirit

Gary Sinise has one of those faces that are impossible to forget, a face made for characters rough on the edges, but the man behind it couldn't be further from that image. As his popularity increased he decided to have a bigger role in his life, one that could make a life worth living.   Gary's family tree has its roots in...

It's On Your Mark, Set, Go at the Italian Heritage Festival 5K

It's On Your Mark, Set, Go at the Italian Heritage Festival 5K

It was ready, set, go Saturday morning at the 15th Annual Italian Heritage Festival 5K. Even the rain couldn't hold back the determined runners. Registration was at 7 in the morning, with the race kicking off at 8:30 a.m.   The starting line was at Byard-Mercer Pharmacy on Main Street. The course went throughout Glen Elk. All in all, the course was...

East Utica festival full of food, familia and fritta

East Utica festival full of food, familia and fritta

At the ongoing three-day St. Mary of Mount Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Italian Festival, it's all about the pizza fritta — or at least, partly. On Saturday, for example, festival-goer Mike Tartaglia and his step-son were waiting for a taste of the deep-fried pizza in an already almost 40-person-long line."It's all homemade — I love it," he said. "You can tell the difference....

De Blasio meets with mayor of Rome while on vacation in Italy

De Blasio meets with mayor of Rome while on vacation in Italy

Hizzoner and family are on their Roman holiday. A khaki-clad Mayor de Blasio arrived in Rome Sunday to begin his eight-day family vacation, a day later than scheduled following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody last week.   De Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and their kids Dante and Chiara — sporting a new hairdo — landed at the...

New York Fashion Week Italian Collections 1st Stop on the New Generation Fashion…

New York Fashion Week Italian Collections 1st Stop on the New Generation Fashion Tour from Italy

Uomo Moderno, a fashion and lifestyle magazine from Italy, is inaugurating the New Generation Fashion Tour from Italy, which will kick off at the close of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 12 with New York Fashion Week Italian Collections at 320 Studios on 320 West 37th Street, 14th Floor, New York.   The tour will continue to Philadelphia on September 19...

Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park

Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park

Aficionado's of Italian culture, as seen through its world famous cinema, are being treated to an Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park. The Festival has been filling the Park's Amphitheater every Saturday night, all summer, with recent and classic Italian films, with English subtitles.   The Festival director, Giuseppe Annino, says " There are many wonderful Italian films...

Italians Try to Leave Mark on Transforming Bensonhurst

Italians Try to Leave Mark on Transforming Bensonhurst

by Jeanine Ramirez   A five-story building opening in Bensonhurst this fall will be called "Il Centro," which means "the center" in Italian. "Italians in Italy congregate in a piazza," said Carlo Scissura, president of the Federation of Italian American Organization. "So here, we don't have land, but we have a center."   The Federation of Italian American Organization has been planning this facility for...

Classic Italian eatery shines in trendy locale

Classic Italian eatery shines in trendy locale

by Melanie Barnard   South Norwalk, after a couple of years of relative dormancy, seems to be coming alive again. With the advent of new condominiums and office spaces, there is much more foot traffic, and those folks get hungry. All of which is good news for this historic part of town, and Quartino Trattoria & Vineria is front and center of...

Public invited to outdoor July 31 memorial honoring Louis Zamperini in Torrance

Public invited to outdoor July 31 memorial honoring Louis Zamperini in Torrance

By Donna Littlejohn   Only close family and friends — which included some lifelong acquaintances from Torrance along with Hollywood stars — were invited to attend Louis Zamperini's funeral Sunday at Hollywood Presbyterian Church. But the city of Torrance, where Zamperini grew up, is now planning its own send-off for the hometown hero.   "It's open to the public," Torrance Mayor Frank Scotto said a...

Una domus e alcune tombe, nuove scoperte ad Ostia antica

Una domus e alcune tombe, nuove scoperte ad Ostia antica

Ambienti residenziali e spazi sepolcrali sono riemersi al Parco dei Ravennati, l'area compresa fra gli Scavi di Ostia Antica e l'adiacente Castello di Giulio II. Il Parco dei Ravennati è un'area verde di circa 15.000 metri quadrati che, due millenni or sono, si affacciava sul corso del Tevere, ora ricoperto di sedimenti.   La tutela archeologica è assicurata fin dagli anni '60,...

Opera of the Hamptons July 26 at 7 pm

Opera of the Hamptons July 26 at 7 pm

Opera of the Hamptons Presents Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends:From Opera to Broadway: A Puccini Night!Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m.   Benjamin Sloman, tenor and Gustavo Ahualli, baritoneand introducing young artist Ryan KieranBarbara Giancola, Artistic Director Duckwalk Vineyards North44535 Main Rd.Southold, NY 11971  

San Diego’s Little Italy

San Diego’s Little Italy

by Lori Weisberg   Ask me where I'd like to vacation, and whatever the day or year, my answer will invariably be the same: anywhere in Italy.   A devoted Italophile without the means to travel overseas regularly, I feed my passion instead by seeking out Italian-centric neighbourhoods in US cities. How fortunate, then, am I to live just minutes from San Diego's Little...

History of Italian immigrants to Olean area to be discussed Sunday

History of Italian immigrants to Olean area to be discussed Sunday

By Kelsey M. Boudin   You may be a Papasergi. Or perhaps a Carbone, DiGiglio, Pezzimenti or Scutella. And if you're still living in the Olean area, it's possible your family and others close by emigrated from the same Italian region — maybe even the same town — during a wave in the early 1900s.   The likely genealogy of those families and dozens more...

Nato a New York da madre russo polacca e padre siciliano Salvatore Scarpitta un …

Nato a New York da madre russo polacca e padre siciliano Salvatore Scarpitta un big dell'arte USA si è artisticamente formato in Italia

"L'arte non è un particolare luogo di riposo ... si viaggia dove è necessario", ha detto Salvatore Scarpitta italo/russo nato a New York City nel 1919 ma si è formato in Italia all'Accademia d'arte di Roma iniziando una carriera che lo ha visto attraversare l'Oceano Atlantico per più di mezzo secolo, passando da i circoli dell'avanguardia culturale del dopoguerra a...

Italian pride evident in Girard

Italian pride evident in Girard

By Jeanne Starmack   They gathered on West Wilson Street in front of the Italian Fraternal Home on Wednesday morning, as they had for so many years past.   About 30 to 40 people filed in behind members of the St. Margaret's Blue Coats Band, which would lead them up Wilson, across State Street and down to St. Rose Church. There, they would listen...

New York mayor to be honoured in Italy

New York mayor to be honoured in Italy

New York mayor Bill de Blasio will next week become an honorary citizen of Grassano, a town in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Francesco Sanseverino, the proud mayor of Grassano, where de Blasio's grandmother was born, was quoted in Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno as saying that the honour was being bestowed on the New Yorker due to the "feeling of pride...

Italian American Association gives scholarships

Italian American Association gives scholarships

by Francesca Cocchi   The Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean awarded a total of nearly $27,000 in scholarships to 14 high school students June 11. This year the IAATO awarded scholarships in four categories with two additional donations from the families of deceased IAATO members Gavin J. Siciliano and Jerry Tesoriero.   The Italian Studies Scholarships award students who excelled in Italian...

A chat with Festa Italiana headliner Patrizio Buanne

A chat with Festa Italiana headliner Patrizio Buanne

by Matt Mueller   As a fan rooting for Argentina in the World Cup, last weekend was likely a little rough for Italian crooner Patrizio Buanne. This upcoming weekend, however, is shaping up much more nicely.   The world renowned performer – who's sung for the Pope, a U.S. president, royal families and most importantly, Jimmy Fallon – is the featured headliner at this...

Apulia Attraction: la Puglia seleziona corregionali manager e imprenditori all’e…

Apulia Attraction: la Puglia seleziona corregionali manager e imprenditori all’estero

Il Servizio Internazionalizzazione della Regione Puglia presenta "Apulia Attraction", un'iniziativa che punta alla creazione all'estero di una rete di stakeholder di origine pugliese, interessati e disponibili a diventare uno degli "snodi intelligenti" (Smart Node Apulia Attraction) per la diffusione di informazioni sulle opportunità di investimento in Puglia, intercettando potenziali investitori e progetti di investimento.   "Apulia Attraction" si articola nell'organizzazione annuale di...

Maestro Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra

Maestro Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra

by Stephanie Frustaci   This year's Festival del Sole in Napa Valley will be celebrated in honor of the talented Italian actress Sophia Loren. The famed movie star will be turning 80 years old in September, and so this annual festival will feature music, wine, and plenty of activities to commemorate Loren's spectacular career.   One of the most exciting, and perhaps the most...

A story to tell

A story to tell

by Jessica Selby   Saint Mary's Feast is well-known to many across the state, but thanks to a local woman, the annual event may just attract an even wider audience. Aly Migliori grew up in an Italian-American family that made it a tradition to attend the Cranston feast every year. She said even though she always enjoyed going on the rides, playing the...

From Renazzo to Plymouth: Italian historians visit to learn more about connectio…

From Renazzo to Plymouth: Italian historians visit to learn more about connection to North Plymouth

by Tamson W. Burgess   Even a century after the heyday of the Plymouth Cordage Company, the names Renazzo and Cento remain integral to the family histories of ever-growing numbers of Plymoutheans and residents of the surrounding communities. Monday, locals with ties to these now seemingly far away places can reconnect with their roots at the Loring Center in North Plymouth at a...

Save Venice - Annual General Meeting- 2014

Save Venice - Annual General Meeting- 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the Boston Chapter of Save Venice is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th at 7:00 pm at the Chilton Club, 287 Dartmouth Street, Boston.   A reception will precede the Business Meeting at 6:30 pm. Following the Business Meeting, Dial Parrott will present a short lecture on "Venice: The Vanguard State." The Business Meeting and the lecture are...

Rita's Italian Ice plans 75 Northern California locations, including Sacramento

Rita's Italian Ice plans 75 Northern California locations, including Sacramento

by Mark Anderson   With more than 600 stores in 25 states, Rita's Italian Ice has been offering cool treats since 1984. Now it wants to bring its ices, custards and sundaes to Sacramento. Santa Cruz County-based East Bay Ice Empire Inc. was awarded a franchise development agreement to open at least 75 Rita's stores over a period of years in six counties:...

Lena Prima pays tribute to father at Italian Fest

Lena Prima pays tribute to father at Italian Fest

by Mitch Hotts   Growing up in Las Vegas as the youngest daughter of legendary entertainer Louis Prima, Lena Prima often found herself as the target of derisive comments from jealous schoolmates, but that changed when she moved to New Orleans.   "When we were young, the kids would make fun of us — 'You think your dad's so great' and all this —...

Dream It - win a trip to Italy

Dream It - win a trip to Italy

Are you 18 - 25 years old and always had a thing for Italy? Join the contest and get a chance to win the trip of your dreams!   Answer a couple questions about what you love or expect to find in Italy,upload a photo or video that best describes your "italian dream" and have your friends vote for you! The participant with most...

Corporate Medicis to the Rescue

Corporate Medicis to the Rescue

by Gaia Pianigiani   Since early July, workers have been carefully unscrewing the steel scaffolding that for months has obscured much of the ancient facade of the Colosseum. Slowly, this monolithic symbol of Rome is coming into view again after a 25 million euro ($34 million) refurbishment that underscores how Italy is coming to rely on private aid to preserve national treasures.   "Our...

Luigi Del Bianco Recognition as Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore

Luigi Del Bianco Recognition as Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore

by Lou Del Bianco   Get the National Park Service to formally recognize Luigi Del Bianco as the Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore. Luigi Del Bianco lived the American Dream by coming to America and becoming the Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore. Luigi's job was in carving the "refinement of expression" in the faces. When you look at those 4 presidents, you are...

The 40th Festival della Valle d'Itria

The 40th Festival della Valle d'Itria

From July 18th to August 3rd, Martina Franca hosts the new edition of the Festival della Valle d'Itria, an event that for forty years has brought opera, drama and classical music to the splendid baroque town in Puglia. On the occasion of its fortieth year, the Festival presents a program that aims to combine the three key elements that have characterized...

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