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The Italian American (IA) Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2013 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA's three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA Hospital through the purchase of a Fluoroscopic C-Arm.  ...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

"Storie di emigrazione lucana" è il titolo del concorso video rivolto ai singoli studenti, a gruppi di studenti e alle classi delle scuole secondarie di secondo grado della Basilicata, organizzato dalla Commissione regionale dei Lucani all'Estero e dal Consiglio regionale della Basilicata, in collaborazione con le Consulte studentesche di Potenza e...

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church's annual Festa Italiana put out a spread of Italian dinners, snacks and desserts Saturday to raise money for Lourdes Academy. The festival, which continues Sunday, also includes carnival rides and games; arts and crafts; musical entertainment; beer, wine and frozen drinks. Sunday's hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., w...

A beloved Dodger family member and icon, a renowned international baseball ambassador, and a very important ingredient to the Dodger brand, Tommy Lasorda bleeds Dodger Blue. When the club opened the new Tommy Lasorda Italian Trattoria at Dodger Stadium, it immediately became a fan favorite.   The legendary Hall of Famer worked together with...

Reinforcing the ever-growing popularity of Italian food and winer in the United States, Italy will again dominate this year's Summer fancy Food Show.   In the Area ITALIA that extends over two floors of the Javits Center, the Italian Trade Commission will bring together an impressive range of exceptional products, all distinguished by their...

Long time partners living clandestine lives, Luigi and Vicenzo, journey through Pride Day in Napoli, forced to face a harsh reality of their lives. Italy, 2013, 4 min - Information and tickets   Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Hours: Sat, Jul 12th 9:00 pm andTue, Jul 15th 7:15 pm Venue: DGA     Sou...

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 mo...

by Roberto Zanni L'elenco è lunghissimo, se ne contano 366 in tutti gli Stati Uniti, in 39 dei 50 stati, più District of Columbia. Di cosa stiamo parlando? Si chiama '2014 Italian Festival Directory' ed è stata compilata dal 'The Order Sons of Italy in America' (l'organizzazione più grande e più antica che raccoglie gli immigrati italiani negli US...

April 24-25, 2015 JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan   The Italian family has been a quintessential subject for scholarly research and creative work in Italy and among various diasporic communities, with matters relati...

In Boston, the North End is often considered the epicenter of the Italian dining scene. And it is — but not all eateries are created equal, and for every awesome option (like these) there are some less-than-stellar spots sliding by on tourist dollars.   For a side of buzz with your bucatini, you'll want to think outside the geographic box, a...

While visiting Italy in 2005, photographer Margot Balboni was struck by the beauty of an 18th-century Neapolitan presepe (nativity scene) at the Cosma Damiano in Rome.   The figurines were elaborately clothed and the tale told was more than the narrowly focused story of the baby Jesus in a manger with Mary and Joseph by his side, as is more...