MUSIC. It’s a big part of the heart and soul of Italy, and it’s always a big part of the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. The festival has long emphasized local Italian music talent, and this year will be no different. Opening night features a trio from Chamber Music Campania – an upbeat, audience-engaging organization on a mission to dispel the...

"In the name of the Assumption, / brothers, beat yourself": to this invitation, pronounced with a stony voice by the Capo dei battenti, hundreds and hundreds of devotees kneel down on the churchyard, the chest begins to be struck with blood, while the painting of the Madonna leaves the church of Guardia Sanframondi, Sannio, in the Province of Benev...

Malfy Gin, prodotto da Biggar & Leith negli Stati Uniti, ha lanciato un nuovo prodotto che unisce il Gin con il limone della Costiera Amalfitana. Malfy Gin è un gin di ginepro che vuole rendere omaggio ai monaci italiani che per primi distillarono le bacche di ginepro nei loro monasteri della Costiera Amalfitana agli inizi dell’XI secolo. Il prodot...

Ischia is one of those places that, if you’ve been, you tend to keep to yourself. After all, part of its charm, besides its low-key vibe and lack of American tourists, is waking up to a view like this of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the Mezzatorre Resort & Spa. “It’s the anti-Capri,” says Michael Williams, founder of the men’s style site A Continuous Le...

American-turned-Roman John Henderson, who blogs about life in Italy at Dog-Eared Passport, picks ten of his favourite lesser-known Italian destinations to inspire your 2018 travels. So you’re sitting at your desk and you can’t decide whether to continue your mind-numbingly boring project or kill your boss? Your last three internet dates looked stra...

L’Italian connection di Amazon sopravvive all’addio (pro-tempore) di Diego Piacentini. L’ex- responsabile di tutte le attività internazionali nel retail del colosso di Jeff Bezos è stato ceduto in prestito al governo italiano come responsabile per la trasformazione digitale della pubblica amministrazione. A tener alto il tricolore a Seattle ci pens...

One of Italy’s brightest gastronomic talents, Antonio Mermolia, is now the Magic City’s star chef. Honing his skills in Sicily, working successfully at Il Punto, Mulino a Vino, and Capatosta in New York, and studying the flavors of Le Sirenuse in Positano, Mermolia is bringing Miami locals a taste of simple Southern Italian Cuisine with unique and...

Una strada di Napoli verrà intitolata a Nicola Sacco e Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Lo ha deciso e annunciato oggi la giunta del capoluogo campano presieduta dal sindaco Luigi De Magistris, che ha approvato la delibera e ha individuato la strada: si tratta di una via del quartiere di San Giovanni a Teduccio, che in precedenza era denominata ‘Traversa Colon...

On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, state Assemblyman Tony D’Urso (D-Long Island) will travel to a small synagogue in Naples, Italy, to be reunited with the descendants of a Jewish family that he helped hide from the Nazis as a little boy. In 1944, the D’Urso family protected a large Jewish family from the Nazis in their hometown...

The humble tomato has sparked a fierce debate between two of Italy's southern regions, which are arguing over the right to claim the foodstuff as their own. The row kicked off when Naples requested an IGP (Protected Geographic Indication) denomination for Neapolitan peeled tomatoes.  After Naples, the capital of the Campania region, submitted its r...