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The Italian mafia plotted to murder Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, a turncoat has told investigators. The assassination was ordered by Toto "The Beast" Riina, the then head of Cosa Nostra in Sicily and one of the most feared mafia godfathers. The plan was drawn up in the mid-1980s when Mr Giuliani was working as a federal prosec...

"Turandot" is one of Utah Opera's most highly anticipated productions in recent memory. The opening performance Saturday lived up to the show's buzz — and then some. Possibly the only way to improve this production would be to shorten the intermissions, because after the thrilling conclusions of the first two acts, 20 minutes seems too long to wait...

By Whitney Hale   Almost 70 years to the date of combat in the small town of Tremensuoli, Italy, during World War II, the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History along with a researcher in Italy have connected to reveal an amazing discovery about an American GI who served in the battle and left his mark on that communi...

by Lisa Condie   Over 46 million tourists visit the boot-shaped peninsula each year! They come from all over the world, and many return again and again for a magic that only Italy can deliver. As Samuel Johnson said, "A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a m...

For the fourth consecutive year Venturini Motorsports has teamed with Nashville based entertainment group So Good! Entertainment to provide a unique and exciting 'music' partnership featuring Nashville country music group Lucy Angel.   Throughout the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, Lucy Angel and Venturini Motorsports wi...

Il 10 maggio l'Ambasciata d'Italia negli Stati Uniti, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington, aprirà le porte al pubblico in occasione della giornata "EU Open House" (#EUOpenHouse).   Un appuntamento molto seguito nella capitale americana, che vede coinvolte ogni anno in contemporanea tutte le Ambasciate degli Stat...

L'Università dei Sapori di Perugia e l'International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes, prestigioso gruppo americano di college che annovera 50 sedi negli Stati Uniti e in Canada, hanno reso noto di aver firmato lo scorso 23 aprile un importante accordo di cooperazione nel settore della formazione gastronomica.   L'accordo, sottoscritto...

Una stagione davvero incredibile si chiude con l'ennesimo primato. Marco Belinelli, dopo aver dato un contributo molto importante agli Spurs durante la regular season, dopo aver vinto la gara da tre punti all'All Star Game Weekend, diventa il primo giocatore italiano a giocarsi le Finali Nba. Qualcosa di straordinario per un cestista che durante l...

Maserati North America, Inc. continues to break its sales records in North America, today reporting (1,015 units) sold representing the strongest June sales month in the company's history and 228.5% percent increase compared to June 2013 (309 units).   This continues the momentum from May 2014, which marked the best sales month in the compan...

If there ever was an honorary Italian, it must be Bay Area author Dianne Hales. Although the majority of her career has centered on health topics and textbooks, Hales published La Bella Lingua in 2010, a personal memoir encapsulating her 25-year pilgrimage to speak Italian, to impressive reviews.   Her latest book, Mona Lisa: A Life Discover...

The Italian Street Festival "Bazaar" is an annual fundraising and community event for St. Peter's Church the Italian Parish of the Diocese of Portland celebrating the Feasts of the Assumption and St. Rocco.   Come enjoy music, food and children's games! More information hereLocation: St. Peter's Church, Corner of Federal & India Streets...

Pensate per un attimo alla variegata moltitudine di meraviglie artistiche italiane: chiese, dipinti, statue e reperti archeologici delle più disparate epoche, incastonati in quello che dallo spazio appare come uno stivale d'incalcolabile valore. Provate a immaginare la vostra opera d'arte preferita ridotta in macerie da una bomba.   Un atroc...