NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

During the 1960s, movies from Italy, created by such visionary auteurs as Fellini, Pasolini and Antonioni, were staples of the art-house cinemas that popped up like cinecybin mushrooms in hip urban centers, university towns and even such minor metropolises as Memphis.  Grindhouses, drive-ins and mainstream commercial theaters also imported their sh...

Olympia High School, one of the top performing public high schools in Florida located in beautiful Orlando, is seeking a qualified dynamic candidate to fill a full time Italian instructor position. The 13 year old, well established, Italian program at Olympia boasts 200-250 students yearly and consistently performs exceptionally well on the AP Ital...

ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and Italian Trade Agency (ITA), are set to participate in Techtextil North America, the fifteenth edition of North America’s only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens, to be held from May 22 to 24, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, in booth 2630/24...

A formation of four A-10C fighters, ready for their next mission, takes off from the runway of the Moody airbase in Georgia. They are however under the command of an Italian pilot. “I’m the only non-American at the controls of these aircraft. This fills me with pride and encourages me to always give 110%, because I know that I am here to represent...

ConArte America is pleased to announce its union with New York designer David Santiago as brings his Strictly Santi brand to ConArte to create a new collection of home furnishings titled Bel Canto. This partnership will be announced in an exciting event at High Point Market, the World’s Home for Home Furnishings, at a Gala Saturday evening, April 1...

Festa Italiana is an annual multi-day event in the Tampa Bay area centered around a love of Italian culture and heritage. This year, the festival will take place from April 5-8. Since 1997, Festa Italiana has aimed to educate Tampa Bay on Italian ways of life with food, performance and activities. Hosted by The Italian Club of Tampa, the organizati...

2018 ICI Film Series Presented by Dr. Gus Mastri (April 4, April 11, April 18) - Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville - 2215 S 3rd St - Louisville, KY 40208. Dr. Mastri will once again present the ICI film series, with the first installment starting next Wednesday, April 4. This year's films touch on themes of immigratio...

The Feast of St. Mark will celebrate its seventh year this April. The annual event, hosted by Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, will be April 28 starting at 3 p.m., with an early Saturday mass. Following that, there will be food, entertainment, kid’s activities and dancing. The festival’s mission is to recognize and know the story of the c...

Giada De Laurentiis has become famous in her own right, one of Food Network’s most recognizable stars, but it was another famous figure who stirred her passion for food — her grandfather Dino. “My earliest food memory is when I was 5, making pizza dough with my grandfather,” De Laurentiis says. “My nonno[grandfather] loved cooking, loved spending t...

On a cloudless day you can see North Africa from Sicily where the arid landscape is filled with paddle-shaped cactus and seems more Maghreb than Italian. A big flowering cacti is potted in an enormous clay vessel on the patio at Sciuri Bakery Café. Pronounced “shuri” and meaning “flower” the cafe anchors a small strip mall on Miami Beach and specia...

Meatballs are part comfort food, part super food that go from everyday to gourmet with just a slight adjustment to ingredients. They're one of the hottest trends in restaurants, and in Chattanooga, diners are driving from all parts of town for meatballs at one of the North Shore's hottest new eateries, Red Sauce, says chef Adam Marro. Meatballs got...

I want pasta for Easter supper instead of ham and pimento cheese. This Easter, I want to ditch the usual Sunday brunch menu I put together: Pineapple casserole, drop biscuits, honey-glazed ham, green beans, deviled eggs, pimento cheese, more ham and pound cake. Instead I want a heavy, can’t-eat-one-more-bite Italian feast, because, pasta. I’ll fly...