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di Claudio Cabona   Sole, palme, spiagge dalla sabbia finissima, strade che si attorcigliano, musica che riporta alle sonorità rap di Will Smith, alle hit da discoteca di Pitbull, ma anche focaccia, mandilli, ravioli alla genovese e un buon Pigato.   Le atmosfere colorate e calde di Miami, che ogni anno vanta un flusso turistico di qu...

The Atlanta Opera opens its 2013-2014 season with a production of Giacomo Puccini's dramatic tour de force, Tosca. Tosca will be presented on October 5, 8, 11 and 13 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and will be directed by new General and Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, who joined the Opera on June 1.   Single tickets, ranging from...

Grande partecipazione di pubblico nei giorni scorsi a Miami per il convegno 2014 degli Azzurri Usa. Tra i "grandi" assenti le due deputate La Marca (PD) e Nissoli (PI). Ha aperto i lavori il Console Generale Adolfo Barattolo che ha illustrato gli "ottimi risultati raggiunti" nei suoi primi due anni di attività ed i prossimi programmi per il Consol...

by Ina Paiva Cordle The owners of Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante in Miami Beach are planning to open two new regional Italian restaurants in Miami this fall. In the works from Sardinia duo Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu are Moye, at 80 SW 8th St., and Campania, at 4029 North Miami Ave. in the Design District, in the space previously occupied by Eg...

The Cultural Italian American Organization, of Auburn, will host a Columbus Day recognition dinner at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. The dinner will honor Jack and Jerry Bisgrove and Matteo Bartolotta for their efforts to revitalize the Auburn area, and will also feature a five-course Italian dinner,...

by Susan Danseyar   Art Furia treasures the traditions of his Italian-American heritage. Living up to his designation of "Cavaliere Ufficiale" bestowed by the prime minister of Italy in 2008, Mr. Furia finds time in his busy schedule as a partner with Shutts & Bowen to serve as general counsel and a member of the Executive Committee...

Four years ago, Robert Sbirssa saw the Italian community around Birmingham losing touch with its roots. It was then that he decided to create a festival that was about more than just the food.    "We wanted to build an event for the parish which really would find a common thread with a lot of our parishioners," said Sbrissa, the Feast o...

Ristorante Mabianni Main Street Station has opened at 106 Public Square in the heart of downtown Adairsville. Gabriel Murguia is the owner of the family-operated business.   Murguia, who has lived in the Adairsville area for about five years, said, while attending the Great Locomotive Chase Festival in Adairsville last October, he fell...

by Linda S. Morris   Fazoli's, which announced in March it was coming back to Middle Georgia, has picked two sites for the fast-casual restaurant. C&P Restaurant Co., a franchise group owned by Allen Peake and Mike Chumbley, had signed a six-unit development agreement for Fazoli's in Georgia. Fazoli's is an Italian-American restaura...

By Aleese Kopf Francesco Pasta has been hand-making luxury leather sandals since he was a teenager working in his grandfather's shop on the island of Capri, Italy. He never dreamed 15 years later he'd bring the family business to the United States. When Francesco, 35, moved to Chicago with his wife Jessica, 40, in 2013 the two ran a mobile busine...

Orlando City SC today announced that the Club has acquired former AC Milan and Italian National Team midfielder Antonio Nocerino from D.C. United in exchange for Targeted Allocation Money and General Allocation Money. Nocerino will be added to the Orlando City SC roster upon receipt of his P-1 Visa and ITC.   "Antonio is a player that we rea...

With the 2013 Academy Awards still fresh, it could not be more appropriate talking a about Italian cinematography. The Italian Film Festival celebrates its seventh anniversary in Atlanta from April 11th to the 14th with a brand new alliance with the Atlanta International Film Festival and a move for the seven films in competition for the Best Film...