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The Cinema Studies Program and the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the International House of Philadelphia, present the 2014 edition of NEW AUTHORS OF ITALIAN CINEMA. The festival has been curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema Studies) and a...

By Rosa Mariotti   The holiday season is here. With that, fond memories of the many great times spent in Italy with my family. Decorating the tree: year after year, using the same ornaments and the same short, beaten-up artificial tree from which we couldn't depart such we loved him so much. During my childhood, dad would also decorate a hu...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago ha il piacere di annunciare la Biennale di Architettura Americana che si svolgerà a Chicago dal 1 Ottobre 2015 al 3 Gennaio 2016.   La Biennale sarà il più grande evento di architettura e design del Nord America a cui parteciperanno i più grandi nomi internazionali nei campi dell'architett...

by Diane Lederman   Jonathan Welch met chef Tom Schnapp when the pair worked together at the Farm Table Restaurant in Bernardston. Welch, who was the general manager then, said, "I knew how talented he was."   That flair was in Northern Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. He wants his new restaurant Osteria Vespa to be the canvas...

You are cordially invited to attend the Friends of the Uffizi Gallery Annual Champagne BrunchSunday, February 15, 2015 - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Palm Beach County Convention Center650 Okeechobee Boulevard - West Palm Beach, Florida   FEATURINGFrom a Docent's Perspective - The Uffizi Gallery BRUNCH CHAIRPERSONSRobert Silvani & D...

"The crux of all of Italy's problems," wrote the great Italian journalist Luigi Barzini in his 1964 classic, The Italians, "is why did Italy, a land notoriously teeming with vigorous, wide-awake and intelligent people, always behave so feebly? Why was she invaded, ravaged, sacked, humiliated in every century, and yet failed to do the simple things...

Are you an intermediate speaker of Italian who loves opera? Have you always wanted to have a better understanding of the words? Now is your opportunity to discover more of Verdi's "Rigoletto"!   Join ICC's native Italian instructor, Mirella Heimpel, as she uncovers the famous opera. You will listen to the music, pause to learn new language p...

Described as "A Night of Everything Italian-American," the Park County Arts Council will sponsor a performance by O Sole Trio. The show will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Wynona Thompson Auditorium. O Sole Trio has performed Italian arias, popular Neapolitan songs and jazz standards throughout North America.Their most recent credits inclu...

La Regione Puglia, attraverso il Servizio Internazionalizzazione, ha aderito al programma Origini Italia, il corso di formazione in sviluppo imprenditoriale destinato ai discendenti degli emigrati italiani nel mondo. Origini Italia, giunto alla 15^ edizione, è promosso e organizzato dal MIB School of Management di Trieste, in collaborazione con A...

The next Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) luncheon will be held on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Carmine's Restaurant (425 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC) to celebrate the coming of spring after the long, cold winter, and to enjoy a chance to socialize over a glass of wine and a delicious lunch. Afterwards, we will have an "open fo...

by Carly Ledbetter   Treehouses used to be total kid territory, but now adults are taking them over in the coolest housing trend around.   The best example we've seen of these "adult" treehouse apartments is in Turin, Italy, where one apartment building stands out like a green thumb. Designed by architect Luciano Pia, the apartment bu...

by Adri Barr Crocetti   Once upon a time you had to go to Italy for biscotti. Thankfully, those days are long gone, and today these iconic cookies can be found in neighborhood coffee shops and restaurants everywhere. But who wouldn't agree that homemade is always better than store-bought? With a copy of Ciao Biscotti, Domenica Marchetti's ne...