Bestselling cookbook author, award-winning television personality, and successful restaurateur Lidia Bastianich comes to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series on Tuesday, March 12. She will discuss her new memoir, MY AMERICAN DREAM: A Life of Love, Family, and Food, which recounts her journey from idyllic childhood to...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:30 p.m. Webster Library, Auditorium. 1465 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021. Join professor and author Maria Laurino as she discusses her writing in The Italian Americans: A History: "In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! The new book by We the Italians, the Yearbook of 2018, has been released: you can find it here. In 2018 we interviewed 26 leaders, 26 friends who gave us 26 different views about 24 different topics of the relation between Italy and the US. History, education, Little Italy, sport, language, rese...

Regarding innovation and "best green practice policies and procedures", one must be aware of the fact that such phenomena are coming to life more than ever in Italy, and at the same time worldwide.  Starting from eco-practices in the sector of mobility, to procedures used by bio-medical companies or in the field of cosmetics, researchers, scientist...

When Katie Parla set out to study art history in Italy, she found herself far more interested in food and wine. A New Jersey native who grew up in a restaurant family, she thought she knew Italian food until she moved there. She’s spent the past 16 years exploring the cuisines, living in Rome and pursuing recipes from chefs and grandmothers alike....

There are two teenagers at the Trieste train station, the boy dressed as a cowboy, the girl as a squaw. They are lovely and absurd on this cold, dark winter morning. They’re buying tickets to Venice. It’s Fat Tuesday, and Alice and Nicola, thirty-five years old between them, want their piece of Carnival. Trieste constitutes an ideal point of depart...

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:00pm. Warner Library, 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591. Say Nothing, a historical, docudrama play written by Letty Serra and Jon Freda (known for Rocco in The Family, Law & Order and The Blacklist) will be performed as a table reading for the Say Nothing Immigration Initiative on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Based upon...

Roberta Di Carmine gave a talk about her recent book “Cultural Metamorphoses in Contemporary Italian Cinema” at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery on Friday. Di Carmine, a WIU professor of English who specializes in film studies, looked into four social areas that influenced contemporary Italian cinema: migrants struggling to adjust to a n...

Sal Serio's last trip to Sicily, his ancestral home, three years ago left an enduring imprint in his mind. It's one that he replays frequently. "It was my fourth time to visit Sicily," said Serio, 84, and a native New Orleanian. "Where my ancestors lived was in a town located on the Tyrrhenian Sea. One day, I walked to the edge of the sea and sat o...

In continuation of its commitment to promoting health and wellness in people's everyday lives, today Transamerica Center for Health Studies® (TCHS) released its Healthier Traditions: Italian Cookbook to facilitate healthy eating habits year-round, which is now available for users to download online for free. This marks the fourth edition of the TCH...