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The stars of A Bronx Tale - The Musical met the press at their rehearsal studio on October 21. The show begins performances at the Longacre Theatre on November 3, the production will open December 1.   Under the direction of four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar winner Robert De Niro, A Bronx Tale premiered in February at Paper Mill Pla...

Denver and Venice may have certain, well, dissimilarities—but if Angelica Daneo, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the Denver Art Museum, has her way, you'd never know it while walking through the halls of the Denver museum this fall.   Glory of Venice, entering its second month at the DAM, brings some of Venice's finest works o...

by Carmine Fotina   Michele Scannavini, 57, President of the Italian Trade Agency since last June after a 32-year experience in the private sector, has set himself the goal of reversing Italy's negative records in on-line exports and of revising priorities, in terms of geographical areas and sectors, also in light of the slowdown in global t...

by Fulvio Irace Three years after its opening, the Muse cultural center in Trento grows bigger and stronger with a Christmas gift to the city and to the students of the local University. The new University Library, located in the Albere district, was in fact recently inaugurated.   It is part of a project by the Renzo Piano Building Wo...

Constantino Brumidi (1805–1880) is best known for the murals he painted in the United States Capitol over a 25-year period, including the Apotheosis of Washington, the Frieze of American History and the walls of the Brumidi Corridors. His artistic vision was based on the wall paintings of ancient Rome and Pompeii and on the classical revivals that...

La Fondazione "Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York" è una nuova organizzazione che promuove la ricchezza della cultura italiana. La Fondazione organizza eventi con lo scopo di sostenere e promuovere l'attività dell'Italian Cultural Institute of New York, che mette in luce vari aspetti della cultura e del patrimonio italiano e coll...

BERNINI: SCULPTING IN CLAY   February 3, 2013 to April 14, 2013   Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who lived between 1598 and 1680, was the greatest sculptor of the 17th century—the Michelangelo of his age. He did for sculpture what Caravaggio did for painting, invigorating it with an unprecedented sense of drama and naturalism that launched the...

Europeo, an Italian furniture manufacturer, has opened its North American headquarters at The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro.Paolo Tomasi, the Europeo's vice president of North American operations, said the company plans to expand its market share in the Americas by "competing on style and quality" and the Nussbaum Center provid...

Ha fatto tappa anche a Los Angeles il tour gastronomico che ha portato Massimo Bottura negli Stati Uniti. Domenica scorsa, a Bel Air, ha avuto luogo "A Taste of Italy" una serata all'insegna del cibo e del vino italiano organizzato nell'ambito del "2013 – Anno della Cultura Italiana in USA". Ospite d'onore, appunto, lo chef "stellato" Bottura. Al...

The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. invites proposals for a conference titled Teaching Italian Culture. The one-day conference will take place on October 19th 2013 during the Italian Language Week as part of a series of events celebrating the Year...

Yesterday I had the distinct honor of waving the start flag in front of the Fairmont Hotel to mark the beginning of the 23rd annual California Mille vintage car tour. Was it the standard green flag, like in NASCAR? Not for the California Mille, a race inspired by the 1000 mile race that ran between Rome and Brescia from 1927 to 1957. It was the tri...

Raccolta fondi online negli Stati Uniti e in Italia per "donare" un basamento antisismico al Busto di Francesco I d'Este, vanto della Galleria Estense di Modena. La campagna di "crowdfunding" , che terminerà il 30 giugno, punta a restituire al mondo il Busto di Francesco I d'Este, capolavoro del Bernini e opera simbolo della Galleria Estense di Mod...