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The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, Inc., is offering Italian language classes for adults this Fall.   A Beginner I level class will be offered on Monday nights and will run from Sept.8, through Nov. 17. A Beginner II level class will be offered on Tuesday nights and will run from Sept. 9, through Nov. 18.   Read mo...

by Roberto Zanni L'elenco è lunghissimo, se ne contano 366 in tutti gli Stati Uniti, in 39 dei 50 stati, più District of Columbia. Di cosa stiamo parlando? Si chiama '2014 Italian Festival Directory' ed è stata compilata dal 'The Order Sons of Italy in America' (l'organizzazione più grande e più antica che raccoglie gli immigrati italiani negli US...

April 24-25, 2015 JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan   The Italian family has been a quintessential subject for scholarly research and creative work in Italy and among various diasporic communities, with matters relati...

In Boston, the North End is often considered the epicenter of the Italian dining scene. And it is — but not all eateries are created equal, and for every awesome option (like these) there are some less-than-stellar spots sliding by on tourist dollars.   For a side of buzz with your bucatini, you'll want to think outside the geographic box, a...

While visiting Italy in 2005, photographer Margot Balboni was struck by the beauty of an 18th-century Neapolitan presepe (nativity scene) at the Cosma Damiano in Rome.   The figurines were elaborately clothed and the tale told was more than the narrowly focused story of the baby Jesus in a manger with Mary and Joseph by his side, as is more...

Join the Little Italy Association of San Diego, Mossy FIAT, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, The Stiriti Family, Mission Federal Credit Union and other FESTA! sponsors in celebrating the largest single-day Italian festival on the West Coast.   Take the San Diego Trolley (Green Line) to avoid parking challenges, use our convenient shuttle sponsor...

Dalla moda al design, dall'arte ai motori, dalla gastronomia allo sport, la fama del Bel Paese in giro per il mondo ha raggiunto gli ambiti più diversi, e così gli eventi ad essa legati.   È il caso della terza edizione del Gran Fondo Italia, celebre manifestazione ciclistica che si è svolta a Beverly Hills il 28 settembre scorso e ha segnat...

On Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, The Italian American Human Relations Foundation of Chicago will recognize and honor former assistant coach to the NBA championship basketball teams, Johnny Bach.   Mr. Bach has distinguished himself in the fields of sport and education and also with an outstanding military record. The event will...

When it comes to lavish rooms and ornate interiors, the more-is-more approach taken by the designers of this home has made for an extra-unique property.   Now on the market for just under $2.5 million, 24 Atlantic Avenue in Cohasset is a Tuscan-style villa designed by Henry Pennell, whose works include the Nave at Trinity Church, and Boston'...

Si chiama "Voices in Italian Americana – Via" la rivista letteraria edita da Bordighera Press, tutta dedicata alla valorizzazione del contributo degli italo-americani alla cultura e all'arte del Nord America.   La rivista – due uscite ogni anno – è suddivisa in tre macrosezioni: opere d'arte, saggi e recensioni.Proprio per quest'ultima sessi...

Il presidente del Consiglio regionale della Basilicata, Piero Lacorazza, e il consigliere regionale Aurelio Pace, esponente dei Popolari per l'Italia (Basilicata) hanno ricevuto questa mattina Cristina Rosa Ferrone, professore di chirurgia presso il Massachussets General Hospital di Boston.   La Ferrone, giunta in Basilicata per la presentaz...

Carmela, get out of my district. Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca Monday blasted an animal-rights group's ad campaign featuring actress Edie Falco — who played Carmela Soprano in "The Sopranos" — that intended to persuade him to vote to ban horse-drawn carriages.   The campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also features fashio...