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di Marco Marinucci   Signor Presidente, la sua visita in Silicon Valley è particolarmente apprezzata. Siamo onorati che abbia accolto l'appello che, insieme al nostro amato Console Generale in San Francisco, Mauro Battocchi, le abbiamo rivolto in occasione dello scorso Italian Innovation Day (qui il video, al min. 6.18), l'appuntamento...

What's the status of "Rome Through Richmond Town," the outdoor event taking the place of New Dorp's annual Columbus Day parade? The free festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, celebrates Italian-American culture at Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave. Borough President James S. Oddo's office announced Tuesday the upcoming performances...

Italian sausage, herbs, wine – lots of wine – and the Lazzarone secret family ingredient were just a few things Gina Lazzarone was cooking up early Sunday for the annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival in downtown Reno.   Her grandmother's sauce has been a tradition in the festival's sauce-cookers competition, and after 33 years, it finally...

"From Italy with Love" show starring Francesco Zonin, Vice President of Casa Vinicola Zonin S.p.A is set to air on Cooking Channel on Wednesday, November 5 (9:30 p.m., ET). Additional episodes are available for viewing on "From Italy with Love's" YouTube channel beginning Monday, October 20 and another on October 27.   The new show will be a...

Un brindisi e una torta per festeggiare la riconferma di Andrew Cuomo a Governatore dello Stato di New York. Lunedì 24 novembre alle ore 10,30 presso il salone Bottiglieri della Provincia di Salerno, il Comitato europeo per Cuomo 2014 festeggerà la riconferma di Cuomo con amici e tutti coloro che hanno sostenuto con le loro adesioni, messaggi e man...

From December 5, 2014 through April 19, 2015, the Museo Italo Americano will exhibit the works of San Francisco design legend, Primo Angeli.   A master of advertising art since the early 1960s, Primo Angeli created innovative branding, packaging, logos and advertising posters for such stellar clients as Boudin Bakery, Ben and Jerry's, Coca-C...

La Befana w­ill arrive directly from Italy and land in New Jer­sey to spread cheer and hap­pi­ness for all well behaved children.   Date: Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 10 Time: 11:00 AM Where: Trum­pets Jazz Club & Restau­rant, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair   La Befana will deliver gifts and treats to chil­dren. A fun-filled pro­gram. A sk...

The Feast of the Epiphany is celebrated January 6 with a national holiday in Italy, and the tradition of La Befana are a big part of Italian Christmas celebrations. Epiphany commemorates the 12th day of Christmas when the three Wise Men arrived at the manger bearing gifts for Baby Jesus. The traditional Christmas holiday season in Italy lasts throu...

On Tues., Jan. 6, Figli di San Gennaro (Children of San Gennaro), the nonprofit community organization that has been presenting New York City's annual Feast of San Gennaro since 1996, donated a total of $149,500, representing net proceeds after expenses, from the 2013 and 2014 feasts to Catholic education, churches and other community organizations...

Louis Zamperini has been celebrated and honored by many, not only around the world but also especially in the Los Angeles community. His legacy will continue to live on through his books, his family, and his accomplishments.   As well known as he was and still is in the Italian-American community throughout the United States for being a livi...

by Jessica Pena   In 1946, Italian architecture student Paolo Soleri discovered a book about Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's legendary winter home located in Scottsdale, Ariz. He immediately wrote to Wright and enclosed some of his sketches. Months later, Wright responded with an invitation to apprentice in Arizona.   This was a m...

Academy Award-winner Liza Minnelli was honored at the Los Angeles-Italia Film Fest on the weekend. Minnelli, who won an Oscar in 1973 for "Cabaret" picked up the Jack Valenti Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the longtime MPAA president, the award honors Italian-Americans who have made great contributions to cinema.   "I am very gratef...