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La Capitale italiana della cultura è una novità introdotta con il Decreto Legge 31 maggio 2014, n. 83, contenente nuove misure in materia di tutela del patrimonio culturale, sviluppo della cultura e rilancio del turismo (convertito in legge e pubblicato nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 175 del 30 luglio 2014).   In particolare, il provvedimento c...

Domenica scorsa lo United Soccer Stars, società affiliata alla Liac, ha celebrato il suo 12º dinner dance, quando mancano ancora sei settimane all'evento cruciale della stagione agonistica: il Torneo di Viareggio. Al contrario delle precedenti edizioni, quest'anno la Coppa Carnevale (si disputa tradizionalmente a febbraio) si tiene dal 14 al 30 mar...

Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: In collaboration with: in collaboration with the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro. https://tributetorossini.eventbrite.com On the occasion of the birth of the great composer born in Pesaro on Febr...

Open Enrollment is on for Sicilian Language Lessons. Next class is on Monday March 14 at the Italian Charities of America in Queens, located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens, New York 11373 Tel # 718 478-3101, which is sponsoring the lessons along with the Sicilian Cultural Institute of America. Lessons will focus on learning the S...

This year's judges included Chairman Walt Smith, Steven Clarke, John Brown, Superintendent Russell Lazovick, Barbara Hirsch, Phil White and Board of Education trustee Fred Scalera. Radcliffe Elementary Principal Michael Kearney is the Nutley Jaycees' Educator of the Year. The winners will be honored at a Thursday, April 7, dinner at The V...

Katie Parla is living her dream in Rome, The Eternal City. She grew up in an Italian-American household in Princeton Junction, where her parents worked in various food businesses. Papa now owns Clydz restaurant in New Brunswick (known for game and specialty cocktails), while her mother, Jo Ann, gives popular cooking demos at the West Windsor Commun...

by Francesco D'Amico Il "musical" in terra americana riscuote sempre un grande successo e coinvolge un vasto pubblico. Ma quando si scopre che il musical diventa anche fonte di ispirazione e prezioso mezzo per l'apprendimento della lingua italiana, si completa quel mondo di multiculturalità e multilinguismo che da sempre rende speciale New York....

Judge Frank E. Cicone, former chief administrative judge of the Baltimore County Circuit Court, who had a second career as a settlement court judge, died of congestive heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.   The Lutherville resident was 95. "Frank was loved and respected by judges all over Maryland. He was a giant...

Project Sizzle almost fizzled. That's how Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. described the effort to lure the big-time Italian machining operation at a Wednesday news conference announcing SATA USA's arrival in Brownsville. "Project Sizzle" was the code name the Brownsville Economic Development Council used during nearly four years of secret negotiations w...

Solo Italiano, a new Italian restaurant at 100 Commercial St., will open Thursday at 4 p.m. The restaurant replaces Ebb & Flow, which closed in March. Angelo Ciocca, president of Nova Seafood, still leases the restaurant space but is replacing Ebb & Flow, which served Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, with Solo Italiano, which will serve...

Sono le 8 di mattina, ad Austin, in Texas. Davanti allo schermo del mio computer ci sono due ragazzi, Andrea Baldereschi e Andrea Bulgarelli. Hanno la faccia assonnata, tipica di chi ancora non ha smaltito il jet lag.   Sono arrivati in America solo da qualche giorno e non hanno mai smesso di lavorare al loro prodotto. Giorni e notti passati...

It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong.   Despite a new petition drive to make it right — the bridge is named for 16th-century Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano (two Z's) — the state authority that controls the span has stubbornly hel...