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International Studies Language Academy (ISLA) K-8 Italian Dual-Immersion Program Seeking Teachers. Now Accepting Applications for Prospective Full-Time Italian Teacher Positions! Calling all teachers who are fluent in Italian and would like to be part of an exciting new school that wants teachers to have a voice in and be part of the implemen...

by Kerry Lester   Over the years he tried wooing her with calls, trips to Italy, and becoming close with members of the family. After a decade, he's finally scored a date.   Ron Onesti's quest to bring Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren to town isn't a romantic venture, but it's undeniable he -- and just about everyone else --...

by Darrin Willhite "If you put your name on it, it better be good." That's Michael Manzo's philosophy, at least. It's his name you'll find on the front of Manzo's Italian Deli in West Palm Beach. And his fingerprints are on everything his customers order.   "Nothing goes out without me seeing it," says Manzo, something he learned from...

Chef Kelly Whitaker spent 10 years in fine-dining restaurants in Italy and Los Angeles before coming to Colorado in 2008.   Whitaker opened his first restaurant, Basta, a pizzeria and Italian restaurant, in Boulder in early 2010. He followed it in 2014 with Cart-Driver, a pizza joint and oyster bar inspired by the casual roadside spots in It...

Sundance TV is bringing "Italy's answer to Breaking Bad" to stateside audiences. The cable network has acquired the U.S. rights to the first two seasons of Gomorrah from The Weinstein Co., The Hollywood Reporter has learned. All told, the 12-episode run will premiere on Sundance in the summer.   Based on the best-selling book by journalist...

A historic novel set in 1936 Brooklyn. It was an era when the Navy Yard sang, when Coney Island was bright lights and pure enchantment, and Wednesdays held the promise of Dish Night at the Loews 46th Street Theater. The elevated train, or El, was the lifeline that coursed through it all. In the El's shadow, an earthy, ebul...

John Arena started making pizzas professionally in 1967, at age 13, in his family's pizzeria in New York. He and his cousin Sam Facchini came to Las Vegas from New York in 1980, driving a borrowed car. They had freshly minted college degrees — Arena's in communications, Facchini's in accounting — but they'd end up opening a pizzeria; all they had,...

Tra «Bella ciao» e «In the Mood», tra la guerra partigiana con una canzone che a posteriori ne è diventata un simbolo, alla guerra di liberazione evocata dallo strabusato swing di Glenn Miller che accompagna servizi e documentari tv di autori con scarsa fantasia. Il 25 aprile segna convenzionalmente l'ordine di insurrezione generale ma diventa per...

Almost 36 years ago, in 1980, the Irpinia earthquake caused the closing of  Pompeii's Antiquarium and the site's world-renowned archeological museum was forced to lock away in its warehouses its immense treasure made of statues, casts, amphorae, votive ornaments and so on.   A few days ago, all these objects were finally brougth back to ligh...

by Genevieve Martin This spring, Italian art is blossoming in New York City, and CIMA's mission to promote the appreciation of modern Italian art on the international stage reverberates louder than ever, as the season brings to the city's galleries many shows.   Some of the exhibits highlight artists who have long eluded American viewers, l...

Nell'ambito del programma di borse di studio offerte dalla Commissione Fulbright di scambi culturali, il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale ha ospitato oggi il primo incontro di orientamento congiunto per circa 60 studenti: borsisti italiani in partenza per gli Stati Uniti e borsisti americani in arrivo in Italia. &n...

A spectacular Italian Festival kicking off July 6th in Brooklyn honoring Saint Paolino has it all: faith, food, music, neighborhood pride, history, colorful cultural celebrations and international visitors. Neapolitan immigrants from Italy settled in Williamsburg long ago and brought a beautiful tradition to the streets of Brooklyn with the fi...