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Per le esportazioni al di fuori dell'Unione Europea, a dicembre incremento congiunturale più consistente del 2013 (+7,1%). Saldo record nell'anno (+18 miliardi rispetto al 2012), con surplus extra-energetico che sfiora i 70 miliardi di euro.   Si chiude con segno positivo il 2013 per l'export italiano sui mercati Extra-UE: a dicembre le espo...

I buoni auspici per il settore del tessile italiano arrivano dall'estero. Ma, a differenza degli ultimi anni quando era l'area extra europea a infondere barlumi di speranza, ora a ridare fiducia a tutto il mondo a monte della filiera della moda made in Italy c'è un risveglio da parte della locomotiva europea, degli Stati Uniti e del Giappone. &nbs...

I remember the days not so long ago when you could walk into a restaurant and be greeted by name. You'd know at least half the waitstaff, all of which were men, just from the neighborhood. And you'd be served your favorite dish, the one you'd ordered time and time again. This is what it was like for me growing up in South Philly.   Italian A...

di Alessia Marsigalia   La chiamano la "Pompei del 900" anche se il suo vero nome è Roscigno Vecchia, uno dei cosiddetti "paesi fantasma" d'Italia, dopo che nel 1902 fu investito da una frana. Oggi, grazie ad un gruppo di italo-americani, che avevano antenati in queste zone e che hanno costituito la Roscigno Vecchia Foundation, questo borgo...

by Rossella Lorenzi   Sticky cheese might be the secret behind one of the most intriguing Mannerist paintings, according to a preliminary investigation carried out during restoration work. Restorers had wondered what holds together the five poplar wood planks which make up "Visitation," an enigmatic work by the 16th-century Mannerist Ja...

When: October 5, 2014Where: Boston Symphony Hall — 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115 The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital.   Read more &...

It is our pleasure to announce the visit of Italian American author, Christopher Castellani! Chris is the recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship award, and we are pleased to have planned a two-part event. Those who register for the book club can read Chris' most recent novel, "All This Talk of Love", and discuss it at the ICC on Thursday, May 29...

by Briana Palma   Frances Mayes is best known for her memoirs about life as an expatriate in Tuscany, including, of course, Under the Tuscan Sun, the wildly popular book that tells her story of buying and renovating an abandoned villa in the town of Cortona.   After publishing six more books about Italy, among other work, Mayes is bac...

by Mauro Battocchi   You've likely seen the Recology trucks cruising around the neighborhoods of San Francisco collecting the contents of their plastic bins. The company was founded 90 years ago by Italian Americans as one of the nation's first urban recyclers and is committed to recycling, renewal, reuse and reduction. The goal? Zero waste....

By Giovanni di Napoli "My wish has been to send light into the darkness of men's hearts, and to be the servant of a noble purpose . . . art is not a vague production, transitory and isolated, but a power, which must be directed toward the refinement and improvement of the human soul." — Pietro Montana, in an address before the Hudson Valley Associ...

There is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students of the Academy of Art University of San Francisco to live and create their art while experiencing the culture and history of Italy.   Each summer, students and faculty live in Italy for a Fine Art Study Abroad Program during almost two months while exploring the Italian landscape and cul...

Two more tony fashion brands are coming to Miami's Design District — the first Helmut Lang store in South Florida and a Theory store — as well as Italian furnishings retailer Natuzzi Italia.   Metro 1 said Wednesday that it has brokered two retail lease agreements for the stores, totaling more than 10,000 square feet.   Read more &nb...