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April 24-26, 2014JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan The conference theme of "MAFIAs"--the first on the subject by this academic research institute--intends to cover a broad variety of manifestations of organized crime through...

More than 200 leaders in South Florida's business, civic, governmental and cultural communities greeted Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero in his first official visit to Florida, as he announced the upcoming opening of a new trade office and other recent initiatives. Swire Properties sponsored the May 9 reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   The global style of Giò Ponti, one of the Italian artists most loved in the US, will be on show in the Hollywood Hills, with unique works such as the "L.A. Cathedral" and a selection of vintage pieces of furniture and decorations. Photographer Renato D'Agostin captures the soul of the exhibit in a series of unique...

di Riccardo Chioni   C'è una spiegazione pratica al superaffollamento nel padiglione italiano al Summer Fancy Food Show: qui gli operatori americani del settore vanno sul sicuro nella scelta tra la straordinaria varietà di prodotti d'eccellenza in vetrina da proporre ai consumatori per un salutare pasto tutto italiano, dall'aperitivo fino al...

By Joey Cresta PORTSMOUTH — With about 60 members now inducted into the Italian-American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth, the group is planning both fun events and service projects for its membership and the wider community.   The association, formed to preserve, celebrate and share Italian heritage and have some fun along the wa...

Our beloved Italian American War Vets Post 6, the only Veterans post still standing in East Boston has been renovated. Please join us in a ribbon cutting and party. The post is open for membership of veterans and supporters. Food and drinks   Friday august 9 - h. 7.30 PM in EDT Italian American War Veterans (Post 6 East Boston)60 Paris St,...

By Julia Prodis Sulek For the first time in a Louis Vuitton Cup finals dogged by breakdowns and high winds, both the Italian and New Zealand catamarans sailed two races, stayed in one piece, and crossed the finish line without incident Wednesday.   Emirates Team New Zealand sailed two clean and fast races, defeating Luna Rossa Challenge by...

State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker's joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC. Marchionne met with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and others on Sunday at a ceremony to mark the expansion of Fiat subsidiary Magneti Marelli's components plant in Pulaski. WPLN-FM reports...

On Sept. 13, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts unveiled a single-work exhibition showcasing the rare Renaissance painting Senigallia Madonna, by Italian master Piero della Francesca.On loan from Italy, the work will be on view in the United States for the first time. Stolen in 1975, the tempera and oil on panel painting was recovered the following year...

Michael Petrucelli, 88, believes it's important to give back to the community. He's given so much back that this year the Milford Columbus Committee has named him Milford's Italian American of the Year. He will be honored at a dinner dance Friday, Oct. 4, at Grassy Hill Country Club.   Petrucelli was born in Bridgeport on Nov. 23, 1924...

The annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade, which is hosted by the Italian American Club, is dedicated this year to the late "Sopranos" actor and New Jersey native, James Gandolfini. "James Gandolfini is a great actor of stage and screen, but he was also a great philanthropist for New Jersey charities and Rutgers University," said parade spo...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli "Live From Central Park" and "Il Volo Takes Flight" CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 10th-Annual "Christmas In Italy" concert at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Decem...