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Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, is sponsoring a symposium and round table discussion on family businesses, a valued tradition in Italian business entrepreneurship and the "Made in Italy" brand.   The panelists, representing different sectors of Italian and non-Italian family busin...

By Paul Grimaldi   A Rhode Island-based gambling giant starts life Tuesday as a new company, with a new name, the result of a previously announced merger. The merger combined GTECH, the world's largest provider of lottery systems, with International Game Technology, the world's largest slot-machine maker. "Over the next three years it...

Cousins and best friends, Francis Garcia and Sal Basille travel the country on a culinary adventure for their travel lifestyle and food show "Pizza Masters" on The Cooking Channel. The hosts of the show own Artichoke Pizza in New York City and Berkley, Calif., and grew up in a fourth-generation restaurant family.   Together they travel...

Nasce dalla collaborazione tra il gruppo Uvet e il Padiglione Usa 'Casa America'. Nella location, ospitata nei palazzi storici Bovara e Palazzo Castiglioni di Milano, si svolgeranno, fino a ottobre, eventi pubblici e privati e iniziative legate all'Esposizione Universale, oltre ad occasioni di business matching tra imprese italiane e americane...

This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will offer a lineup of exciting public programs in conjunction with the presentation of Italian Style: Fashion since 1945, an exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post–World War II recovery years to the present day. Program highlights include a con...

Kreoo, luxury marble furniture brand to debut new designs at ICFF 2015. Luxury marble-furnishings brand Kreoo (USA) -- parent company, Decormarmi (ITALY) will debut two brand new marble furniture designs at the 2015 ICFF.   The new designs are a compliment to Kreoo's lauded Pavè Collection which has been featured in exclusive design eve...

by Nancy Casas   The Italian influenced visual celebration entitled ItaliaNY by Alexo Wandael – aka Alessandro Cacopardo - is being hosted in Santa Monica by the non-profit organization Building Bridges Art Exchange. With Peroni, Italy's number one beer as a sponsor, ItaliaNY was not only showcased in New York but also has expanded to Miami...

by Phil Bolton   Italy's ambassador to the U.S. arrived in Cartersville for the inauguration of Aquafil USA's second manufacturing facility well briefed on the economic figures tying his country to the U.S.    In his formal comments at the celebration that drew more than 250 invited guests, Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero praised A...

By Giovanni di Napoli Today we are honored to interview Mr. Domenic Varuzza. I first met Dom years ago during the lifting of the giglio at the Feast of San Paolino di Nola in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I was immediately impressed by the young man's character and his passion for his cultural traditions.   Recognizing his leadership skills, the...

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. - Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Five Thousand Stories of Italian Migration from the Mountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni   This...

Italian drinking culture is having a renaissance. From the Aperol® Spritz to the Campari®-based Negroni, Italian liqueurs hailing from as far north as Venice and as far south as Sicily are having their moment. Today, Italy's hidden gem from the Piedmont region joins the ranks, as Frangelico®, the original Italian hazelnut liqueur, announces an exci...

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Italian Program (http://www.cas.sc.edu/dllc/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a Full-Time, Adjunct Instructor of Italian position beginning August 17, 2015. Required qualifications are an M.A., in Italian, Romance Languages, or Modern Foreign Languages,...