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Fairfield University, whose patron is the Jesuit cardinal and theologian St. Robert Bellarmine, is celebrating this year the 75th anniversary of its founding. Linda Wolk-Simon, the imaginative and energetic director of the University Art Museum, had an audacious dream—indeed, she readily admits, it was “quixotic”—to bring to Fairfield the magnifice...

Some authors write only a few books, others have a plethora of titles to their name. An example of the latter is the prolific Ann Hood who has written 14 novels — many of them bestsellers — three memoirs, a short story collection, a 10-book series for middle readers and one young adult novel. Her essays and short stories have appeared in many journ...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Nel 2011, dopo avere lavorato per 6 anni in una azienda di sviluppo ed asset management immobiliare, ho rassegnato le dimissioni e sono partito per la Florida per perseguire la mia passione per il volo. Dopo essere diventato pilota commerciale ed ist...

If you've been watching television for the past decade, chances are, you have stumbled upon Buddy Valastro, the Cake Boss, a fourth-generation Italian-American baker from Hoboken who has built his financial empire almost literally from cake and icing. During his visit to the Philippines for the TLC Festival 2017, Buddy shared some tidbits about his...

The Chicagoland Italian American Professionals (www.chicagolanditalians.com) presents the 1st annual Bracciole event held in the Chandelier room at Casa Italia in Stone Park on March 24th from 2pm to 5pm. Home cooks are going to present their version of the famous Italian bracciole for attendees to sample and judge. Prizes awarded to the best bracc...

When Gary MacQueston, a director of the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, stopped by Jan. 9 to check on the club's building at 56 Margaret St., it was raining. Inside. MacQueston rushed upstairs in the former firehouse in the South End to find that a plumbing fitting under a sink had given way on the coldest day of the year. He foun...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Sono diventata Permanent Resident in Canada nel 2007 e ho acquisito la mia seconda cittadinanza, quella Canadese nel 2013; mi sono trasferita in Nord America per dare l’opportunità ai miei due figli Giorgio e Vincenzo di studiare in un’università nor...

It’s one of food’s most beautiful relationships: pasta and sauce. But which came first—and how on Earth are you supposed to figure out which of those hundreds of shapes to serve with your pesto? With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we bring you the saucy—and occasionally scientific—history of an Italian staple. Listen in now as we take you from...

Il Ministero delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali rende noto che, sulla base dei dati Istat sul commercio estero diffusi oggi, l'export agroalimentare Made in Italy ha concluso il 2017 con il record di 41 miliardi di euro (+7% rispetto al 2016), registrando nel mese di dicembre 3,4 miliardi di euro (+2% rispetto a dicembre 2016). In part...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Giornalista, da 32 anni vivo in Canada ed ho lavorato per diverse testate in radio e televisione dove ho ricoperto il ruolo di News Director presso la OMNI TV del gruppo Rogers. In Canada ci sono finito un po’ per caso: a conclusione dei miei studi i...

Malfy Gin, prodotto da Biggar & Leith negli Stati Uniti, ha lanciato un nuovo prodotto che unisce il Gin con il limone della Costiera Amalfitana. Malfy Gin è un gin di ginepro che vuole rendere omaggio ai monaci italiani che per primi distillarono le bacche di ginepro nei loro monasteri della Costiera Amalfitana agli inizi dell’XI secolo. Il prodot...

I will henceforth settle the greatest dispute from my childhood once and for all: Dad, I love you, but Uncle Bobby is a better cook. While I’m at it — when it comes to meatballs, his are better. I’m going to throw Mom under the bus here, because she agrees with me. Bobby Rallo is the king of the meatball — the messiah of the coveted Italian side di...