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Divulgare la cultura e la lingua italiana tra i giovani ed invogliarli a partecipare agli eventi culturali proposti, promuovendo, al tempo stesso, il programma AP di italiano. Questi gli obiettivi che hanno spinto Comites e Consolato generale d'Italia a Houston a bandire un concorso letterario in occasione della prossima Settimana della Lingua nel...

The Order Sons of Italy in America and Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California present: COLUMBUS CIVIC CEREMONY & FAMILY FESTIVAL SUNDAY, October 12, 2014Civic Ceremony - 12:30 pmFamily Festival - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Casa Italiana1051 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Columbus Day Program includes singers, a performa...

Mario Tricoci, 73, is founder of the Chicago-based Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas. Mr. Tricoci, who lived in Italy until he was 17, finds new inspiration when he returns to Europe to visit, and he elevates trendy looks by replicating them with clothes and accessories from high-end designers. What do you wear to work?We are in black and w...

By Bryan Marquard and Jim O'Sullivan   Thomas Michael Menino, who insisted a mayor doesn't need a grand vision to lead, then went on to shepherd Boston's economy and shape the skyline and the very identity of the city he loved through an unprecedented five consecutive terms in City Hall, died Thursday. He was 71 and was diagnosed with advanc...

The factories of Hoboken's industrial past may be a distant memory, but there are still places where products are Hoboken made. Keeping tradition alive, Fiore's Deli House of Quality has made its creamy mozzarella, and Dom's Bakery Grand, its crusty Italian bread, the same way for decades.   At Fiore's, the day's special is always the homema...

The University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble will present "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant," a whimsical romp filled with operatic favorites and comic surprises. Robert Breault, who directs the program, said the bill of fare is a musical smorgasbord that includes food-themed selections such as "Les Poissons" from "The Little Mermaid," "Be Our Gues...

Francesca Carli, soprano, and Enrico Giovagnoli, tenor, merge the language of pop music with their experience of opera in a fusion of great vocal skill and stage presence that leads to a spectacular performance.   RSVP will be announced. To receive your personal invite, join our mailing list HERE LOCATION: Embassy of Italy, 3...

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts Inc. (ICC) is proud to announce the publication of its very own "homemade" cookbook, "Mangia! Ci fa bene!"   It is a delightful cookbook with over 160 tried and tested family recipes contributed by our members and friends, many of which have been prepared for generations.   Read mor...

by Russ Parsons   Is Maccheroni Republic going to take over the world? Jean Louis de Mori and Antonio Tomassi, who opened the always-crowded little downtown restaurant two years ago, have formed a partnership with celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi to open places in Hawaii, and possibly even to franchise restaurants in China, Japan and South...

A recent graduate of the Interdisciplinary Arts and Media MFA program at Columbia College Chicago and an Italian in Chicago, Valentina Vella is presenting A Ride West – live.   The project began in 2012 when Valentina Vella became strangely obsessed with the idea of riding a horse across America.   Read more   Source: http...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School is a three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) that takes place June 15th through July 3rd. The Summer School is designed to introduce participants to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to...

Rimettere il visto per i turisti italiani negli Usa? E' la proposta di alcuni parlamentari Usa: vorrebbero eliminare l'attuale programma Esta, che esenta dal visto i cittadini Ue e prevede una procedura facilitata (online) per i soggiorni turistici di tre mesi.   Troppo facile per un jihadista entrare in America col passaporto europeo, secon...