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Marco's Pizza, the nation's fastest-growing pizza franchise, announced today the promotion of Chief Operations Officer Tony Libardi to President, effective as of the first of the year. The move comes at a pivotal time as the brand rapidly approaches the opening of its 1,000th store and celebrates its 40thanniversary year. Libardi, a firm believer i...

Twenty years of collaboration, illustrations on current events created at lightning speed, little glitches to solve, curious coincidences, sudden inspirations... all this can happen when one of the most renowned magazines in the world meets an amazing artist like Mattotti. In the prestigious headquarters of the Italian Cultural Institute of New Yor...

Kim Trafton, a former waitress at Mimmo’s Italian restaurant, said her old boss Mimmo Basileo is probably cooking up a storm for all of his friends in heaven, sitting down with them at the dinner table and enjoying good conversation and a good glass of wine. Certainly, that is what he did in life, this “local legend” who held forth at his restauran...

There has never been a better time to get into bubbles. Sommeliers almost universally love Champagne, and, across America, our collective thirst for Proseccois growing at record speed. Sales of Prosecco are expected to surpass both rosé wineand “discounted Champagne” by 2020, according to Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise. This presents a compelling ca...

Data Descrizione30/01/2018 Talea, a concert by Paolo Angeli29/01/2018 The Lost Music of the Holocaust 24/01/2018 Sleeping Beauty, from Ariadne to Walt Disney (and back), a lecture by Monica Centanni17/01/2018 Il Conformista (The Conformist)12/01/2018 Europa Galante - Concert at The Library of Congress

As a young boy growing up in Dunsmuir during the Great Depression, Nicola “Nick” Girimonte helped put food on the family table by selling fruit to Southern Pacific railroad passengers. That initiative, work ethic and an early understanding of customer service emerged as hallmarks of Nick’s long and productive life. Nick, who partnered with his brot...

At the Millbrook Library last Saturday Millbrook Arts Group in conjunction with Catskill Jazz Factory presented Puccini Meets Bechet: Parallels in Opera & Jazz with Aaron Johnson Trio. The parallel dimensions of jazz and opera collide with this condensed chamber group featuring operatic vocals, piano, clarinet and soprano saxophone. Multi-instrumen...

Quali sono le città del mondo dove si vive meglio e con poco? Le mete per le quali vale la pena «mollare tutto e partire»? La rivista americana Forbes ha redatto una top-ten per scoprirlo, e a sorpresa, dopo località ben più blasonate come Lisbona, Cali (in Colombia), Bali, Belize (sul mar dei Caraibi) e Linguadoca (in Francia), al sesto posto c’è...

L’atmosfera che vuole ispirarsi alla Dolce Vita di Fellini, i sapori autentici della cucina italiana, la qualità degli ingredienti della tradizione. Dopo l’avventura che l’ha visto protagonista a Midtown, il ristorante italiano Tartina ha deciso di cambiare location. Sempre a Manhattan, ma un po’ più in alto: lungo l’Upper Westside, a cavallo tra l...

The guy behind South Florida's best market — and that is saying something — left this world recently. Ben Laurenzo, the genius of Laurenzo's Italian Market in North Miami Beach, died of a liver ailment January 15. A half-century ago, the man who at the age of 15 entered the military and survived a hydrogen bomb explosion at Bikini Atoll, founded th...

The conference comemorates the six-houndredth anniversary of the birth of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417-1468), Lord of Rimini, who occupied a central position in the history of the Italian Renaissance. Organaized by Massimo Ciavolella (UCLA) and Bryan Keene (The J. Paul Getty Museum), in collaboration with the IIC Los Angeles. Advanced regist...

The San Diego Symphony sparkled like spumante Saturday at the Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall. Italian conducting sensation Jader Bignamini led the orchestra in a scintillating program of music by his countrymen Respighi, Rossini and Martucci, along with some razzle-dazzle from Rimsky-Korsakov. Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnol” and...