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Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AMERICAN ITALIAN CULTURAL CENTER 537 South Peters Street, New Orleans, LA. The Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) is proud to announce an historical event concerning a long social wound stemming from America's worst lynching event that occurred in New Orleans in 1891. Eleven Italian immigrants were kil...

While John Milton wrote about Paradise Lost, if he’d been to the island of Pianosa he’d likely have been talking about paradise found. Pianosa is not just a beautiful island but a unique one–singular in its history and location. Visitors to Pianosa have the opportunity to discover the many wonderful aspects of this special place as well as a chance...

Più di 550 incontri d’affari in agenda a Torino il 25 e 26 marzo per “TO Taste 2019”, l’evento organizzato da Assocamerestero in collaborazione con la Camera di Commercio di Torino. L’iniziativa fa parte del progetto “True Italian Taste”, promosso e finanziato dal Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico e realizzato da Assocamerestero con le Camere di C...

Frances Mayes has spent years traveling through Italy and writing about it in her best-selling books like Under the Tuscan Sun. Her latest book, See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover is a travelogue about all the undiscovered and overlooked gems in Italy, which she reveals to us here. Writing See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in...

The Santa Barbara Symphony continues its 65th Anniversary season with two nights of Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece Messa da Requiem on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 pm at The Granada Theatre. Both performances feature Maestro Nir Kabaretti conducting, alongside soloists Colleen Daly, Natascha Petrinsky, Harold Meers, Luca...

Upscale Italian in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. Il Corso takes you on a tour of Italy with dishes from Sicily to Venice. Full menu in the dining room; smaller portions in the bar, the restaurant features a pizza bar outside of the open kitchen. In the dining room, imported Italian, natural stone walls; reclaimed farmhouse wood on the floors...

He's one of the most successful entrepreneurs to ever emerge from the suburbs, but Mario Tricoci says his passion for his business was born not of a desire for money but to make people happy. The Italian-born hairdresser told members of the Schaumburg Business Association Tuesday morning how a life-changing visit to relatives in Chicago in 1958 led...

As a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape instructor, Ron Centanni trained everyone from foot soldiers headed for Vietnam to astronauts headed for space. The oldest of two sons, Ron Centanni was born in Chicago to Paul and Ida (DeMuro). The family lived on the 3400 block of Flournoy Street in a two-flat owned by Centanni’s paternal grandparents...

Fort Worth chef Tim Love has a new restaurant in the works celebrating Italian cuisine. Called Gemelle, it will open in spring 2019 with house-made pastas and a distinct style of pizza that's fairly new to town. The restaurant will open at 4400 White Settlement Rd., in the space previously occupied by Thurber Mingus, which closed in 2016. Love anno...

"Is it OK," I asked, "to put my hand here?" "Here" was Jesus' brown hair, on a 700-year-old fresco of the crucifixion, in a cave church in Puglia, Italy. In the fresco, Jesus' eyes were depicted as closed, giving the portrait an oddly serene feel. My task at the moment was to use a scalpel to scrape away calcium deposits on the right eye (a spider...

Monday, April 8, 2019. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT. Location: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall (upstairs). 1654 State Street, San Diego, California 92101. Reserve your seats here. Back by popular demand is Roger Sabbadini's presentation of the compelling true story of his father - an Italian Jewish refugee, Alessandro (Alex) Sabbadini, who escaped Fasc...

Several times in the past, I've written stories about my family when they owned a ranch across the Carson River from Dayton. My great-grandfather Pietro Cassinelli owned and operated the ranch, now known as the Ricci Ranch, from the 1880s until about 1910. These stories included family squabbles, bar fights, Pietro being shot in the back while taki...