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Tony Renis, Arisa, I Cugini di Campagna, questi alcuni degli ospiti per l’11esimo Festival della Musica Italiana di New York che si terrà il prossimo 7 ottobre al Master Theater (Millennium) di Brooklynn a New York. Il Festival è organizzato dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana di New York ha sempre riscosso un grande successo di pubblico e di crit...

The last decade of the 19th century and the first 15 years of the 20th are generally known as La Belle Époque: a relative economic and political stability had given to the people of Italy, and Europe, a much needed respite from the events of the tumultuous first 80 years of the 1800s. These are times of celebrations and banquets, where the rich, on...

The Feast of Beato Giovanni Liccio will take place on July 29 at Casa Italia in Stone Park. The feast has its origins in Caccamo, Palermo, Sicilia. The event is sponsored by Società Beato Giovanni Liccio di Caccamo. Festivities include a noon Mass, followed by a procession with the Sicilian Band of Chicago and a family festival featuring food, live...

Much has been written about the violence perpetrated on the natives of the islands where Columbus landed in 1492 and during his subsequent landings from 1493 to 1504. According to these authors, Columbus is responsible for the torture and genocide of – what some claim – may be millions of natives and is also blamed for initiating slave trade. Autho...

Dalla via Emilia al West, storia di un fantasioso e talentuoso gruppo, circa una sessantina di persone, che una trentina d'anni fa gareggiava con i «carretti» (i bolidi fatti in casa assemblando rottami di ogni genere, da passeggini rotti a bici inservibili) buttandosi a tutta velocità per le discese attorno a Castel San Pietro, nel Bolognese. E ch...

On June 7, more than 200 friends, family members and others who know Barbara Faticone through volunteering attended a CancerCare gala honoring one of Port Washington’s most devoted volunteers. “I enjoy volunteering because Port Washington is my hometown and I love it very much,” Faticone said. “I never want accolades, but I truly appreciate and am...

Among the pillars of Italian cuisine, pasta is the most sacred—the one that has inspired thousands of books, millions of journeys, and infinite debates about how to do it right. The rest of the world openly wonders what makes Italian pasta so good and theirs so mediocre, but the answer is right in front of their faces: the pasta itself. The bond be...

“In a moment historically where there are regimes all over — why not analyse a regime?” these are the words, quoted by Hannah McGivern in The Art Newspaper, that curator Germano Celant used to explain the purpose of his current exhibition Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943, currently on view at Fondazione Prada. The title is...

MLB ambassador John Franco and former Italian Baseball League veteran Mark Cardillo have joined forces to work with Team Italy U15 manager Roberto De Franceschi on two clinics to help the young and talented baseball squad at the Acqua Acetosa Sport Center in Rome on July 19, 2018 and Steno Borghese Stadium in Nettuno on July 20, 2018. John FRANCO p...

If you’re like me (from New Jersey with a last name ending in a vowel), you very likely grew up eating “pasta fazool,” long before we found out that it’s actually “pasta fagioli”—technically pasta e fagioli or “pasta and beans.” Neapolitans, who have their own group of dialects, call it “fasule,” hence the Italian-American pronunciation. Recipes va...

Dopo Melbourne, in Australia, che ha ospitato ad aprile nella sede del CO.AS.IT. di Carlton il capitolo inaugurale della conferenza internazionale "Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement", sarà New York ad ospitare il prossimo incontro del progetto transnazionale. Il progetto coinvolge tre continenti, ovvero Australia, Stati Uniti e Italia, ed altr...

Pairing food with wine can be daunting. On the one hand, there’s science. Those who take that route will pore over acid matches and all that. But in the simplest terms, the best way to pair foods and wines is to remember one helpful rhyme: what grows together goes together. Translation? Eat foods grown and prepared in the same geographic areas as y...