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by Jason Wilson   Cremona is a small, pretty, well-kept, bourgeois, mercantile city in the fertile Po Valley of Italy. There is no local wine region. There is no city university. There are no grandiose must-see sights. The chef Mario Batali once wrote that Cremona is "famous for its quiet, pious belief in commerce and order."   It's a...

by Pamela Silvestri   Vincent D'Antuono Sr. threw a party Saturday to celebrate a series of milestones: Pastosa Ravioli just hit 50 years in business. It's also Vincent's 75th birthday. And, oh yes, the shopkeeper is quite thrilled over his store's 2015 Staten Island Readers' Choice Award wins in three categories: "Best Specialty Store,...

di Francesco Caremani   Una Champions League americana, dall'Alaska alla Terra del Fuoco, della durata di circa otto mesi, ben inserita nei calendari della Concacaf (Confederazione calcistica del Nord, Centro America e Caraibi) e della Conmebol (Confederazione Sudamericana di calcio), alla quale dovrebbero partecipare sessantaquattro squadre...

Want to honor Italian heritage? Skip Columbus and learn about these justice fighters. In the fight to abolish Columbus Day, we invariably hear from people who defend the holiday because it recognizes a historic figure of Italian heritage.   Our response is that there are many other people of Italian heritage worthy of attention—people w...

October 27-28, 2015, Italian Embassy, Washington DC: "Where Italian researchers meet to discuss breakthrough ideas"   The talents and innovators of the Italian diaspora in the United States and Canada will meet the institutions, industry, and academia to help create industrial value, promote scientific research, and provide young and br...

North Texas Catholics will have the opportunity Tuesday to view the remains of St. Maria Goretti, who became a saint before she was even a teenager. The Italian was martyred for her faith in 1902 at the age of 11 after she was stabbed to death for refusing to submit to a rapist. She forgave him on her death bed.   The visit of her remai...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   On top of a very famous palace in Rome, there is a popular line "A people made of artists, poets, saints, philosophers, scientists and sailors". The line, thought to celebrate the "Italian Civilization," remarkably summari...

by Paul Sciria   The Iraq War has claimed numerous American lives. Casualties total over 4,400 and more than 32,000 have been wounded in action. This is the story of one wounded warrior, James Alunni, of Chagrin Falls. Now a Chagrin Falls firefighter, James was deployed in 2005 with the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment to the Al Anba...

By Charmain Z. Brackett   Mafia threats, gambling debts, infidelity and death are contrasted with catchy music of an iconic band led by a falsetto-singing Italian-American in a Tony Award-winning musical, which is coming to Bell Auditorium Dec. 8-13. Based on the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, whose hits include Sherry, Can't...

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...

Petersen Automotive Museum - 6060 Wilshire Blvd - Los Angeles, CA 90036. Five bays show the entire process of manufacturing a modern car. Visitors start out in an area with raw materials – steel, aluminum and unfinished leather – then are guided through the manufacturing process through to a finished car.   Despite the widespread a...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Giulia Carletti      Translation by:   Nineteenth and Twentieth century art enthusiasts will find their temple in the eternal city, at Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GNAM). Founded in 1883 in Rome, GNAM was born out of the efforts and the foresig...