NEWS FROM :  

La Fondazione "Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York" è una nuova organizzazione che promuove la ricchezza della cultura italiana. La Fondazione organizza eventi con lo scopo di sostenere e promuovere l'attività dell'Italian Cultural Institute of New York, che mette in luce vari aspetti della cultura e del patrimonio italiano e coll...

BERNINI: SCULPTING IN CLAY   February 3, 2013 to April 14, 2013   Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who lived between 1598 and 1680, was the greatest sculptor of the 17th century—the Michelangelo of his age. He did for sculpture what Caravaggio did for painting, invigorating it with an unprecedented sense of drama and naturalism that launched the...

Europeo, an Italian furniture manufacturer, has opened its North American headquarters at The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro.Paolo Tomasi, the Europeo's vice president of North American operations, said the company plans to expand its market share in the Americas by "competing on style and quality" and the Nussbaum Center provid...

Ha fatto tappa anche a Los Angeles il tour gastronomico che ha portato Massimo Bottura negli Stati Uniti. Domenica scorsa, a Bel Air, ha avuto luogo "A Taste of Italy" una serata all'insegna del cibo e del vino italiano organizzato nell'ambito del "2013 – Anno della Cultura Italiana in USA". Ospite d'onore, appunto, lo chef "stellato" Bottura. Al...

The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. invites proposals for a conference titled Teaching Italian Culture. The one-day conference will take place on October 19th 2013 during the Italian Language Week as part of a series of events celebrating the Year...

Yesterday I had the distinct honor of waving the start flag in front of the Fairmont Hotel to mark the beginning of the 23rd annual California Mille vintage car tour. Was it the standard green flag, like in NASCAR? Not for the California Mille, a race inspired by the 1000 mile race that ran between Rome and Brescia from 1927 to 1957. It was the tri...

Raccolta fondi online negli Stati Uniti e in Italia per "donare" un basamento antisismico al Busto di Francesco I d'Este, vanto della Galleria Estense di Modena. La campagna di "crowdfunding" , che terminerà il 30 giugno, punta a restituire al mondo il Busto di Francesco I d'Este, capolavoro del Bernini e opera simbolo della Galleria Estense di Mod...

The Italian Cultural Center would like to invite adult students of Italian, as well as members and friends of the ICC, to join us for a very special evening at La Cucina di Nonna Rosa Ristorante Italiano in Robbinsdale, Monday, June 17, 2013. The festivities will begin at 6:30 PM.   Entertainment will be provided by native Italian musician,...

On 21 June 2013, The American University of Rome will be hosting the Fulbright Program Meeting and Orientation events for Italian graduate students going to the United States for the 2013 – 2014 academic year. Students included in the orientation are involved in the Fulbright Program categories of Graduate Study, Foreign Language Assistant, and Ful...

Il prossimo 5 luglio alle ore 17.00 a Gagliano Aterno (AQ) presso l'ex monastero di S. Chiara (oggi sede della scuola del Corpo Forestale dello Stato), sarà inaugurato il 9° corso di lingua e cultura Italiana per studenti della Wayne State University di Detroit (Michigan, USA), e il 6° corso di preparazione al TOEFL per studenti dell'Università Uni...

by Warren Boroson    New Jersey has had its share of famous singers. Frank Sinatra, Jon Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Sarah Vaughn.   Opera singers, too. Frederica von Stade, Barbara Bonney, Richard Crooks, Dorothy Kirstin, Paul Robeson (he did occasionally sing opera). And now...James Valenti, born in...

Saturday, August 17 - 12 noon to 8 pmSunday, August 17-18 - 11 am to 7 pmalong Stiles & Exeter Streets   Festival Needs:VOLUNTEERS! Volunteers volunteers volunteers! To work stands, to prepare food M/T/W before festival, to setup and break down Sunday eve and Monday morn. Call Sue 410-321-7765 or wtwindstar@aol.com.BOOKS! Book...