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Some of Chicago’s best young singers will perform arias and art songs by iconic Italian composers at the Italian Cultural Center’s Vocal Scholarship Awards Dinner and Concert. The event will start at 2 p.m. on Nov. 11 in the Mentesana Weber Chandelier Room of the Community Center at Casa Italia and feature a wine-and-cheese reception, concert and d...

La storia di Mario Gendrachi è di quelle che racchiudono quasi interamente l’esperienza della nostra emigrazione. Nacque a Campobasso nel 1908 da Ernesto e Giuseppina. A solo due anni giunse, con i suoi genitori, negli Stati Uniti. La famiglia Gendrachi si stabilì a Philadelphia. Qui il piccolo Mario conobbe la difficoltà dell’emigrazione e la dure...

Decisions, decisions. If you had to go to one pizzeria in each of New York's 62 counties, which would be the ones? That's a "Pie in the Sky" question for most, who likely wouldn't be able to name more than a handful of counties. But a website has come out with its answers. In presenting them, newyorkupstate.com says its choices may not be the best...

Davi Law Group, LLC, is proud to announce that firm founder Dion U. Davi was installed as the Third Vice-President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers of Cook County during an installation and awards dinner on September 26, 2018. With this appointment, Davi is on track to become the Society’s President during its 100-year anniversary in 2021. He wi...

La lingua italiana è sempre più diffusa nel mondo anche grazie a Internet e ai social media. È quanto emerge dai dati conclusivi della XVIII edizione della Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel mondo che si concluderà il 21 ottobre e il cui tema quest’anno è: “L’Italiano e la rete, le reti per l’Italiano”. Dalle ultime rilevazioni relative all’anno s...

Mario Giuseppe Romanelli did not come to the United States until 1949, when he 18, but he became a fixture in the Five Towns. He and his cousin, Angelo Seganti, founded Associated Marble in 1964, in Queens, before moving to Inwood the following year.  Romanelli, a resident of East Atlantic Beach, died on Oct. 7. He was 86. Born in Italy in 1931, Ro...

The joyful tastes of southern Italy has arrived in San Angelo with Napoli's. The building previously housed Chandler's Bar and Grill, which closed in February of this year. It didn't stay empty for long though. Napoli's at 421 S Chadbourne St. opened it's doors on Oct. 1 to an eager crowd. Only three weeks old, this Italian, family owned restaurant...

E’ indetta la selezione per l’assunzione presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington di un impiegato con contratto temporaneo (della durata di sei mesi) da adibire ai servizi di Collaboratore amministrativo. Possono candidarsi coloro che siano in possesso dei seguenti requisiti alla data del presente avviso: abbiano compiuto il 18° anno di età; siano...

Hundreds joined Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino at his annual block party and pasta dinner on Saturday evening, Oct. 20,  at Peppertree Plaza in Downtown San Pedro. “Festa Italiana” featured music, a bocce ball court sponsored by the Grandsons of Italy in America and, of course, lots of Italian food. P izza was provided by Buono’s Pizza, p...

The Italian Catholic Federation Branch 392 will present its 2018 Mother Cabrini Award to Rocco and Rosanna DeFrenza on Nov. 11. The award is bestowed each year upon a couple who represents the Italian values of community, family and faith. (773-763-0507) The organization submitted the following profiles: Rocco and Rosanna DeFrenza Rocco was born in...

Local restaurateurs Chris and Michelle Ponte have started transforming a former South Tampa happy hour spot into their latest restaurant. Lovingly dubbed Olivia, the newcomer is coming along where Carmel Kitchen closed earlier this year at 3601 W. Swann Ave. “It’s named after our daughter,” Michelle said with a smirk, looking over to check the expr...

Murals painted by one of the founding fathers of the Futurist movement, Giacomo Balla, has been rediscovered in a building under renovation in Rome. The boldly coloured murals, which cover around 80 square metres of walls and ceiling, once decorated the Bal Tic Tac, the nightclub opened by Balla in 1921.  His paintings were believed lost after the...