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If you're heading to Italy on holiday before the end of the year, make sure you take advantage of a new initiative called 'Night at the Museum'.   Not to be confused with the Ben Stiller movies, this programme has actually been conceived by the Italian culture ministry and will see 38 of Italy's most important museums and archaeological site...

By Mauro Battocchi Fabrizio Capobianco knows a thing or two about software. Ten years ago he founded Funambol, which grew to be the world's leading open mobile source company, and recently his newest venture TOK.tv promises a new social dimension to television watching where friends can talk to each other while watching TV.   Indeed from yo...

Damaged by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., an over-life-size bronze statue of Tiberius (ruled A.D. 14–37) was discovered in 1741, during the first years of excavation at Herculaneum. The subject of a recent conservation project at the Getty Villa, the sculpture— on loan from Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples—provides the occasion to explo...

Sunday, October 13, 2013   Lecturers Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University) and Peter Lukehart (National Gallery of Art CASVA) will present Torquato Tasso's poem Jerusalem Delivered and the works of art it inspired. The National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble with Rosa Lamoreaux, artistic director, soprano and the National Gallery of Art Cha...

The theme of Tuesday's Italian American Parade will be "Benvenuti Amici." Or in English, "Welcome Friends." The parade is scheduled to step off at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Spanish Springs Town Square.Volunteers in the resident-run parade will begin set up early Tuesday morning. A large crowd is anticipated and Villagers are encouraged to get...

The 39th Season of the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra is set to begin with a resounding Viva L'italia! Conductor Adam Tervola Hultberg from New York Mills, has selected the best of Italy as the theme for the October 26 Concert, including pieces by Mendelssohn, Von Suppe, and Cerulli. The concert will be held at the LPGE High School auditorium in L...

italytheater and RENZO ARBOREare proud to invite you to the preview of 'Born Liars' - by Laurence Cantor Dec 3rd and 4th, 2013 - 8:00 PM - Theatre 80 St. Marks Place, NYC   Dear Friends, We are happy to invite you to partake in the launching of italytheater and its first show, Born Liars. The show, written by Laurence Cantor and...

When Petra Conti's Snow Queen and Eris Nezha's Snow King glide through the icy forests of Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker" this season, audiences may notice a little extra heat between the two. Boston Ballet's newest principal dancers, who arrived from Italy's Teatro alla Scala mid-October and make their company debut in the holiday favorite, just...

By Riccardo Chioni Non solo cibo a Eataly. Da ieri nel popolare emporio al Flatiron District è in mostra un tour dell'Italia dei tempi che furono organizzato dall'Enit, attraverso una carrellata di due dozzine di poster storici sul turismo, con un tuffo nel passato ed uno sguardo al presente. Al tradizionale taglio del nastro era presente il cons...

Nothing says romance like long walks on the beach and an Andrea Bocelli concert on Valentine's Day! So surprise your amore with tickets to see Bocelli live in Sunrise, Fla., at 8 p.m., on February 14. The renowned Italian tenor will be performing soaring arias and famed loved songs in a heartfelt Valentine's Day concert at the BB&T Center, home...

By Jonathan Gold   On a warm January night in Los Angeles, one of those evenings when we have trouble visualizing what the phrase "wind-chill factor" might even mean, the patio outside Maccheroni Republic is one of the most pleasant places downtown, a long, alley-narrow space, all greenery and soft air. The financial district's glass towers...

I'm on my way back from Davos where, during the World Economic Forum, we'll participate at the launch of the Startup European Partnership. After the official press conference and press release by commissioner by EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes, the news has been picked up and commented by a significant number of both international sources (Techcrunch...