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by Polly Campbell   Are you looking for a cheap feed or a fine-dining experience? Do you want to try something new, or do you think a restaurant should have been in place a few decades before it can be judged "best"? Any of those ways, you're in luck. There are Italian restaurants in Cincinnati that have been around since the Depression...

Our readers are cordially invited to attend a reading of Dennis Loiacono's play, "The Innocence of Maria" on Thursday, April 3rd at the Italian American Museum. The play tells the story of Maria Barbella who was the first woman sentenced to die in the electric chair. About the play:On April 26, 1895 an Italian immigrant from the Lower East Side of...

Introduction The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italiancitizens resident abroad (IRE). The list of the countries whose citizens and IRE may apply can be seenon the Ministry of Foreign Affairs webpagehttp://www.esteri.it/MAE/EN/Ministero/Servizi/Stranieri/Opportunita/BorseStudio_stranieri.h...

Esce in questi giorni il nuovo numero di "It@lico", magazine dell'Associazione Italiano per piacere, diretto a St. Louis da Franco Giannotti.   È proprio Giannotti che, come di consueto, presenta i contenuti del periodico: "iniziamo con il resoconto della riunione precedente che ci ha offerto la possibilità di riscoprire uno dei grandi padri...

by Jon Chavez   The three-day 2014 Italian Business Forum in Toledo this week ended Wednesday night with an odd mix of boxing, wine tasting, a pork roast, and music at the host site, the Park Inn by Radisson downtown.   But the underlying purpose of the forum — to encourage Italian companies to pursue business opportunities in Toledo...

di Mauro Battocchi In un ambiente super-competitivo come la Silicon Valley, in cui si aggirano decine di migliaia di giovani imprenditori di tutte le nazionalità, come fare a farsi notare e prendere sul serio? A parità di tecnologia, conta il saper comunicare alla californiana. Ma conta anche avere entrature con "insider" cioè protagonisti del mer...

Turns out the U.S. isn't the only country putting together boy bands to make big bucks. Producers of popular Italian TV variety show "Ti Lascio Una Canzone" ("Leaving You a Song") saw opportunity and dollar signs when three good- looking teen boys auditioned for the show in 2009. That's how Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble bec...

The Carino's Foundation announced today that it has donated $25,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.   The donation comes on the heels of a month-long campaign where guests dining at Johnny Carino's restaurants could round up their payment to make a donation to NBCF. Each dollar raised was matched by the Carino's Foundation.  ...

The Italian lottery operator Gtech is buying slot machine maker International Game Technology for $4.7 billion in cash and stock. Including $1.7 billion in debt, the companies on Wednesday valued the deal at $6.4 billion.   Gtech said last month that it was in talks with the Las Vegas company and IGT said at the time that it was weighin...

The 24th annual St. Jude Italian Festival will take place from Wednesday, August 20 through Saturday, August 23 at the Church fairgrounds located on Rte. 111 near the intersection with Rte. 110. The festival will open from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.   The festival...

by Erika Niedowski   At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others. But the newly elected general treasurer quickly learned back in 2011 that the fix was as much about p...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The author in conversation with: Josephine Hendin, NYU and Martino Marazzi, University of Milan This book is divided into three sections. The first section deals with the general situation of Italian/American literature and its reception both in the United States and in Italy. It also discusses other socia...