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by Edward Posnett Across the island of Sardinia there are more than 7,000 ancient towers built with large blocks of local stone. Known as nuraghi, they resemble giant beehives, jutting out across the landscape.   Little is known about the nuraghi or their Bronze Age architects but almost every Sardinian I met had a theory about their purpos...

by Denise Parker   Who's in the mood to drive to Land O' Lakes and find a nice spot for a romantic, upscale Italian dinner? Don't everyone raise your hand at once. However ... although you may think that Pasco County is too far a haul from most parts of Hillsborough and Pinellas, Benedetto's is worth the trip.   Somewhat incongru...

The body of an 11-year-old Italian girl killed more than a century ago and declared a saint will be on display this week at a Wisconsin church that bears her name. Maria Goretti was stabbed in 1902 by a neighbor during a sexual assault. She forgave her attacker on her deathbed and said she hoped she would be with him forever in heaven. In 195...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to The Italian Expo Expresso - Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 5:00- 9:00 PM - Bridgeport Art Center - 1200 W 35th St. Chicago, IL 60609   This Tuesday October 27th, we are keeping the ball rolling on the fun and throwing our next one-night event - The Italian Expo...

Italian beauty companies experienced a significant growth in their economic systems in the first half of the year. According to data provided by the National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT), a supplier of official statistical information in Italy, beauty exports were up by 11.3 percent in the first six months, despite a decline of 30.3 percen...

Thursday, December 03, 2015 From 4:00 pm To 6:30 pm. Entrance : Free of Charge - RSVP Required - Please contact Lucia Wolf at 202-707-2256 or lwolf@loc.gov to RSVP for this event. Library of Congress - James Madison Memorial Building - Mumford Room and West Dining Room, 6th Floor - 101 Independence Ave. SE - ...

by Rossella Lorenzi   An intact Etruscan tomb, complete with sarcophagi, a full array of grave goods and a mysterious marble head, has has been brought to light in the Umbria region of Italy, in what promises to be one of the most important archaeological findings in recent history. Dated to the end of the 4th century B.C., the burial s...

By Gaetano Cipolla   2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Meli, Sicily's most celebrated poet, who died of pneumonia on December 20, 1815. Prof. Giovanni Ruffino, director of the Centro di Studi Filologici e Linguistici Siciliani, in collaboration with Sicily's three major universities organized a four-day conference in...

di Francesco Semprini   I giovani italiani d'America rilanciano la loro crociata per sconfiggere i tumori. I membri dello «Young Executives Committee» (YEX) della Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, e l'American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF), fondazione impegnata da 35 anni nella raccolta di fondi per la ricerca sul cancro, hanno unito le...

Ellis Island was the gateway for more than 12 million immigrants who passed through its doors seeking a better future in America, from 1892 to 1954. The rich tapestry of cultures and nationalities who entered the new world there are revealed in these timeless photos taken between 1902-1913.   The photographs, from the collection of William W...

by Noah Joseph   There's a rather happy-looking individual in Palm Beach today. And well he should be. After all, he just took delivery of the very first Ferrari F60 America.   Can't remember the F60 America? We can hardly blame you, seeing as how it has been well over a year since Ferrari first unveiled it in Beverly Hills back in Oc...

Join us at the ICCC for an evening of delicious celebration and sublime exploration as our chocolate expert, Laura Pipkin Kramer, Executive Chef at Camp Waldemarfor Girls, pairs her well-chosen homemade aromatic truffles with a selection of Italian wines, presented by Jack M. Fassetta, owner of Beviamo International. The ICCC is excited to continue...