Italian-American director Jonas Carpignano will be honored with the Capri Hollywood Rising Star Award for his latest film A Ciambra, which is Italy’s submission for consideration for the best foreign-language film Oscar. Carpignano will present a special screening of the movie at the upcoming 22nd edition of the festival. A Ciambra won best Europea...

Brooklyn knows how to celebrate Italian culture. Brooklyn Borough Hall once again played host to an Italian–American Heritage Month Celebration on Monday, October 23. The event, hosted by Borough President Eric Adams and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, honored several Italian-Americans and featured singers and food from local Italian restaurants...

The Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals organization will present its second annual Festa Dei Cuccidati at Casa Italia on Dec. 10. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Chandelier Room in the Community Center. Awards will be presented for the best homemade, locally-baked and available online cuccidati. The event will also feature...

Not even a hurricane could stop a club determined to make history on Saturday. The Italian Heritage Festival was supposed to take place in September but Irma had different plans, so the stakes were even higher as the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head was attempting to break a Guinness World Record of "World's Largest Meatball". An Italian club i...

Brookline just dropped Columbus Day. After hearing arguments from both sides, including a Brookline High School student for the name change and a group of Italian-Americans from outside the town against the proposal, the legislative board of Brookline's Town government voted. The proposal to sub out Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day passed...

Every year around October or November a traditional fall food festival is organized in most Italian towns and villages. The autumn food fest is called “Castagnata” which can be literally translated as “The Chestnut Day”. And there is a reason: Castagnata is mainly characterized by roasted chestnuts – the most common autumn gift of nature that actua...

Residents may be voting on whether to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day in 2018. Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday being recognized by municipalities across the country, celebrates Native Americans and challenges the idea that Christopher Columbus “discovered” the United States. During a Board of Selectmen meeting in October, member R...

An idea jokingly cooked up over some wine about a year ago is about to become reality. During the annual Italian-American Club of Hilton Head Island dinner last year, Joe Sullivan, owner and chef of Mulberry Street Trattoria, and other club members were casually chatting about making the world’s largest meatball, and on Saturday during the Italian...

When: Sunday, December 10, 2017, 4:00 PM - Where: Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space | 95th & Broadway, New York, NY 10025 - Costs: Members $55, Non-Members $60. Advance ticket purchase required. Buy now. Join us once again this year for NOIAW member, award winning singer and PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli’s annual Christmas in Italy® conce...

In occasione dell’evento Dreamforce 2017 di San Francisco, la quattro giorni di ispirazione, crescita, innovazione e apprendimento organizzata da Salesforce – la più importante azienda al mondo nel settore delle tecnologie per il Customer Relationship Management -, Brunello Cucinelli ha parlato del legame tra tecnologia e relazioni umane.  Ad affia...