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In quasi tutti i dipartimenti di italiano nelle varie università americane sono tempi difficili, e molti studenti motivati allo studio non scelgono di iscriversi a un Master in letteratura italiana per mancanza di corsi oppure perché troppo costosi. E, spesso, quando le università non ricevono soldi i dipartimenti di italiano cancellano le classi a...

Dagli Stati Uniti all'Italia per un mese di studi a Firenze, con l'opportunita' di visitare le più belle città del Belpaese. La Palazzo Strozzi Foundation Usa si conferma ambasciatrice del Rinascimento italiano nelle scuole americane, dando a 18 studenti di alcuni istituti fra i più problematici di New York, Los Angeles e Detroit l'opportunità di p...

Everyone in my family loves the Italian American comfort of a good breaded cutlet. There’s simply great satisfaction in the hot crunch and delicate chew of one done fresh and right — a thin sheet of tender meat cloaked in a seasoned and greaseless crust, blushing with just a thin but deeply zingy red smear of bright marinara. At Cotoletta in Belmon...

Italy in the 1960's was experiencing a whirlwind of change. The Second World War had left a legacy of acute poverty and a country suffering an identity crisis after years of fascism and occupation, but by 1964, the transformation was so stark as to be dubbed a 'miracle'. With the help of US aid, Italy rebuilt its infrastructure, evolved from a prim...

With the successful opening this month of its first Italian fast-casual location with counter service and open pasta and pizza-making stations, Russo’s Restaurants is eyeing worldwide franchise growth opportunities. Internationally acclaimed Chef Anthony Russo, the creative power behind Russo’s New York Pizzeria® and Russo’s Coal-Fired Kitchen®, an...

When: Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:15) Where: Metropolitan Room | 34 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010 - Costs: $24 General Admission (use exclusive offer code “NOIAW” for $6 off the price of advanced online reservations), Plus $25 menu minimum. Click here to buy tickets now. Soprano, Amanda Beagle’s presents her solo caba...

The Feast of Madonna del Carmine will take place on July 23 at Villa Scalabrini in Northlake. The event is sponsored by Società Maria SS. del Carmine. The feast has its origins in Noicattaro, Bari, Puglia. It features a 12:30 a.m. Mass followed by a procession and refreshments in Paterno Hall. A 4:30 p.m. dinner dance will be held at Alta Villa Ban...

Anthony Bourdain did wonders for the popularity of Pizzarium Bonci, the tiny and divey pizzeria in Rome with a cult following. Gabrielle Bonci showcased his genius three-ingredient pizzas on a 2011 episode of The Layover with Anthony Bourdain and Americans rushed to the unassuming spot to try Bonci’s inventive and simple three-ingredient pies. Ital...

FRANCESCO TOTTI has decided to continue his legacy at Roma after rejecting a move to New York Cosmos. The legendary Italian finally called on his illustrious playing career with the Serie A giants after 21 seasons last month. The 40-year-old refused to confirm whether he was hanging his boots up for good. American side Cosmos attempted to persuade...

To drill down to the secret of Tony Caputo’s success as a food purveyor extraordinaire, go back more than 30 years to a time when he was working for his old high school friend Sam Granato at Granato’s importing business. Tony was in his early 30s, raising two young sons, Matt and Peter, with his wife, Mary, while slicing salami and working the deli...

Alberto Milani, President of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of New York, has been elected the official representative of the Chambers of Commerce within the NAFTA region (United States, Canada and Mexico). Mr. Milani plans to implement various valuable solutions to strengthen the presence of all nine Chambers operating within North America,...

On June 4 the IACS and its Council of Presidents welcomed the Italian community to its celebration of the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Italy.  Always an exciting event, this year was particularly extraordinary because we were fortunate to have Dr. David DiChiera, Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus of the Michigan Opera Th...