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Stevenson University's Fashion Design program will present "Io, Tu, e La Moda Italiana" (Me, You, and Italian Fashion), an exhibition of original fashions created by senior and junior fashion design majors with fabrics made in Italy, and influenced by Italian fashion designers.   The exhibition, curated by Matthew Laumann, Manager of Cultura...

by Claudio Bisogniero   The Year of Italian Culture in the United States was an extraordinary act of public diplomacy. A show of pride that was deeply felt, especially in a time of crisis like the present.   Fellow Italians in the United States, the myriad of American admirers of our country -- among them twenty-six million Italian Am...

by Silvia Simonetti   Non solo cinema italiano all'IIC di Los Angeles, ma sempre con l'obiettivo di promuovere il talento di connazionali di successo come il compositore Carlo Siliotto, autore delle musiche dell'acclamato Instructions not included.   Il film messicano, diretto da Eugenio Derbez, sarà proiettato all'Istituto nella sera...

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....