San Francisco has always been an important location for the Italian emigration. History is mixed with innovation, and both tell the story of how Italian hard work and creativity are rewarded by the entrepreneurial spirit that finds a perfect welcome in San Francisco and its surroundings. Consul Lorenzo Ortona heads the Italian Consulate General in...

Marianna Randazzo is an Italian-American author from New York City. Teacher, wife, mother and grandmother, she taught for over 35 years, both in the educational system of NYC and as an instructor at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum. After retirement, she devoted all her energies to teaching Italian culture. Marianna is an officer in Staten Island’s Capo...

When Nicki Pecori Fioretti graduated from Loyola University with an MBA in finance in 1996, she never dreamed she’d be returning in triumph two decades later. But return she did, as the director of community affairs for the Illinois Housing Development Authority, to deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2018 at Loyola’s Quinlan School of...

Schola Italica, in collaborazione con l’Università degli Studi di Milano, sta selezionando laureandi, laureati e professionisti per partecipare alla Summer School "Made in Italy / Made by Italics. Italic Culture in Art, Music, Fashion, Design and Gastronomy". Si tratta di un percorso formativo residenziale finalizzato ad approfondire le peculiarità...

The Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima awarded $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students during the organization’s awards banquet on May 16, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Nicholas Azzarello, Nikiyja Carter, Nicholas Dove, Gabrielle Goecke, Faith Gossard, Alexa Hawk, Michael Johnston, Madison Langhals, Ethan Mangette, Savannah Meeker,...

Saturday, September 15th (2:30PM—4:15PM) Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst, NY 11373. Are you of Sicilian Descent? OR just interested in Sicilian? Come join us for Sicilian Language lessons. We will have a native Sicilian to teach you from beginner level, you will learn the language; reading, writing and speaking! 12 Lesson...

Giovanna Miceli Jeffries è nata a Ribera (AG), in Sicilia, dove è cresciuta e ha terminato la scuola superiore prima di emigrare negli USA. È professore emerito dell’Università del Wisconsin-Madison e negli ultimi 25 anni è stata la direttrice del programma italiano presso l’Italian Workmen’s Club of Madison. Giovanna ha scritto e presentato varie...

«Italian is cool», l’italiano è una lingua bella, divertente e utile. E’ lo slogan con cui lo Iace, Italian American committee on education, da anni promuove la nostra lingua nelle scuole di New York e dintorni. E i risultati si vedono: negli ultimi cinque anni è più che raddoppiato - da 22.000 a 54.000 - il numero di ragazze e ragazzi che studiano...

Local chapter #2780 of the Sons of Italy of America presented three $1,000 scholarships May 24 at St. Anastasia Catholic Church. The first award was the Sons of Italy Statewide “Dante Award,” which was given to Ponte Vedra High School student Nick Farmularo. Farmularo will study environmental sciences at Yale University. In addition to excelling ac...

Proportion, harmony, mythological subject-matter – all well-known and indisputable effects of classical recovery on Renaissance artistic expression. But James  G. Turner (James D. Hart Chair in English at UC Berkeley) in Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality, and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy underscores an easily neglected side of art and court culture d...