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by Susan Dickenson   The Italian Trade Agency is hosting U.S. retailers and Sicilian ceramic artisans this week for a B2B networking program in Caltagirone, Italy. Independent brick-and-mortar retailers from California, Texas, Illinois, Washington and Ohio are meeting with about two dozen studios and production facilities in and around Calta...

By Amanda Nichols   The Festa Italiana Committee is searching for little ones to participate in it's new Little Miss and Mr. Contest. Parents of girls and boys ages 2 to 6, who have a blood relative of Italian descent, are invited to register their child for the contest, which will take place throughout the Italian Festival Aug. 6 to 8....

by Tom Corwin   He fondly recalls his childhood in Italy but ask Dante Antonacci the lessons of his life as he approaches his 100th birthday and he has a simple answer: "I lucked in, becoming an American," he said. The World War II veteran who now lives at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home will celebrate his birthday Friday with a party...

by Mattie John Bamman   A James Beard Semi-Finalist for Best Chef Northwest in 2012 and 2013, Justin Wills has secured his place as one of Oregon's best chefs. He opened Restaurant Beck on Depoe Bay in 2009, and this June, he and wife Stormee teamed up to opened Sorella on Nye Beach. The amateur reviews and tweets have just begun rolling in....

By Michael Levenson  The Archdiocese of Boston has sold a former East Boston church for $3 million, signaling to former parishioners the ongoing transformation of the working-class Italian-American neighborhood into an increasingly lucrative real estate hot spot, sought out by wealthy investors.   State records indicate the buyer, Fran...

Interviews were conducted and filmed in Sicily for an upcoming movie documentary. Now a (preferably native-born and raised in Sicily) person is needed to translate into English– direct from the video.   Applicants also need to be able to record time code as they go, so that the filmmaker is able to match to frame. The translator will watch v...

October 2, 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States. Come and be swept off your feet with a sampling of some of the most cherished Italian romantic arias.   Join us for an evening of music and love, presented by the talented artists of New Yo...

By Jenna Pelletier  The independently produced documentary film "Men of the Cloth" will premiere in Rhode Island Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Showcase Cinemas Warwick. Directed by former menswear fashion editor Vicki Vasilopoulos, it presents an intimate look at three Italian master tailors in the twilight of their careers. The film follows Nino...

by Georgette Jupe   The Made In Italy concept has come to the internet's biggest reseller, Amazon, in a very special artisan marketplace that has launched earlier this week in Amazon.it, with the UK And US sites soon to follow.   Soon hundreds of millions of people all over the world will have access to these artisan-made goods, that...

by Whitney Filloon The former Mi Piaci space at Preston Road and Northwest Highway has a new tenant on the horizon: Crudo Taverna. This wil be the restaurant's second location; the first is in a swanky Frisco strip center on Lebanon Road near the Dallas North Tollway.   Crudo describes itself as a family-owned, upscale bistro "with an...

If history is not told or forgotten, its power to educate is lost. So when Joseph R. Perella '64 '06H heard about the unknown story of Italians risking their lives to rescue Jews and other refugees during World War II, he knew it had to be shared on a grand scale. On Thursday, Oct. 22, the documentary My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes was sh...

Dopo il premio internazionale di Francoforte (International Highrise Award) nel 2014 e i successi in Cina, il Bosco Verticale disegnato e progettato da Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra) e gestito da COIMA SGR, nel quartiere Porta Nuova Isola a Milano, è stato premiato negli Stati Uniti, come grattacielo più bello e...