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by Alberto Magnani   Aspiring chefs can now make their dream come true sooner. Retail chain Metro Italia has just introduced in Italy "Culinary Agents, " the first online recruiting platform dedicated to the HORECA sector (hotel-restaurant-catering), covering the entire supply chain of accommodation and food services.   Born two years...

By Gary Wien   Award-winning playwright, Joe DiPietro, may live in New York City, but his Jersey roots have been apparent in many of his plays from the hit musical The Toxic Avenger to his latest work,The Second Mrs. Wilson. This play examines a look at a rather unique — and terrifying — period in the history of the United States when Presid...

by Jonathan Shikes   American craft breweries have been shaking up the European beer world over the past few years by exporting their big bold flavors overseas. Now an Italian brewer wants to bring Italian-style beers to the United States.   Alex Liberati, a restaurateur and owner of the Revelation Cat gypsy brewery in Rome, has bee...

The Mattatuck Museum (144 West Main St. Waterbury, CT 06702) is pleased to celebrate the holiday season with a concert featuring renowned tenor Micheal Castaldo and guest soprano Marissa Famiglietti on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Micheal Castaldo, a classical crossover tenor and light Italian opera singer, songwriter and composer,...

SAT, JAN 9, 2016 AT 10:00 AM. New York Italians Arthur Avenue Tour - Gino's Pastry Shop, Bronx, NY$25.00 GET TICKETS - by NEW YORK ITALIANSDear friends, Welcome in little Italy... in the Bronx!! Atmosphere of the past, what local residents call the "real" Little Italy in New York. Take a trip to rediscover ancient flavors w...

by John Golden   Several years ago when I set out to make the perfect red sauce—or Sunday gravy, which it's often called—I knew exactly where to look. That was to my good friend Steve Quattrucci. His family has long held sway in Portland food circles amongst the Italian-American community.   Or as Quattrucci relates, "Memories from my...

di Francesco Fasiolo   Riempie le gallerie, rimbalza sul web, colora giornali, riviste e persino muri. L'illustrazione italiana conquista il mondo, da New York a Nuova Delhi: non è una fuga di cervelli - molti disegnatori lavorano in Italia e pubblicano anche sulle pagine di Repubblica - ma un'esplosione di immagini.   Quelle di Ricca...

by Ron Onesti   Dec. 12, 1915, Hoboken, New Jersey ... "Chairman of the Board" to be Francis Albert Sinatra, was born to Italian immigrants. The wiry, blue-eyed kid with a huge smile loved to sing, and at the tender age of 8 sang publically for the first time.   His father, Antonio, a lightweight boxer and Hoboken Fire Department Capt...

By John Katsilometes   Chazz Palminteri tells a story about vodka, but, as so many of his stories, it is really about people. Two and a half years ago, Palminteri was told that his home country of Italy (Sicily, to be exact) had never produced a vodka. He contacted a master distiller in that region, a man named Giovanni La Fauci, to team up...

2015 has been a great year for Italian art. According to recently released statistics, 43 million people visited local museums creating something like 155m euro revenues for the government.   If we consider 2014 data as well, Italy registered a growth of 5 million visits in 24 months, with Colosseum (+6 per cent), Pompeii (12), Reggia di Cas...

On April 3, 6, 8 and 10 we'll be treated to Opera Southwest's production of Rossini's delightfully zany Il Turco in Italia at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. And then . . . The students of the UNM Opera Theatre present "L'Elisir d'Amore" by Donizetti. Enjoy an evening of beautiful "bel canto" and poignant comedic moments. Sung in Italian wi...

The second home is a purchase from the heart, a choice based more on emotional criteria than rational ones. One buys in a much-loved place, where one wants to spend free time and vacations, and, why not, where the real estate can perhaps earn income for brief periods.   Having said this, the purchase of a second home brings with it a series...