E’ abruzzese, è orgoglioso di avere sangue per metà aquilano e per metà marsicano. Ed tutto merito suo, del suo impegno e della sua tenacia, se la città di Rochester, nello Stato di New York, tornerà dopo circa 30 anni a vivere il divertimento, il cibo e la cultura italiana con il Little Italy Festival (http://www.littleitalyfest.com/), in programm...

Pepperdine University will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from its main campus after students at the Southern California Christian school made multiple demands to take it down. Currently located above the university’s amphitheater, the statue will be relocated to Pepperdine’s campus in Florence, Italy, President Andrew Benton told the univ...

In the face of controversy during recent years of what many people consider to be major atrocities against Native Americans surrounding Columbus Day, a state and national holiday that reveres Christopher Columbus as a national hero who discovered America, the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders has declared its support for a state Senate resol...

For centuries the pre-Lent festivities of carnevale sumptuously celebrated  carne, a word that translates as both "meat' and "flesh," in every sense. However, the name comes specifically from the Latin for meat (carnem) and “take away or remove” (levare). A church decree dating back to 653 declared that anyone who ate meat during the forty days of...

When: Friday February 24, at 6:30pm Where: Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco  94133 The Leonardo da Vinci Society, The Italian Cultural Institute, The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club with the support of the Italian Consulate General Cordially invite you to Carnevale 2017: Masquerade, Dinner and Dance. Enjoy a family evening...

Surprised to learn that public schools in San Francisco still celebrate Columbus Day, the Board of Education scrubbed the holiday off the academic calendar on Tuesday to appease Native American students in the district. Far less radical school districts than the San Francisco Unified School District have ditched Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous...

The much-anticipated annual Italian wine tasting event known simply as “VINO” reaches its sixth iteration this year on February 6th. VINO 2017, organized by the Italian Trade Commission, will take place at the stylish Spring Studios in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. The grand tasting, roundtable, and seminars will feature over 120 producers and 600...

Al via il prossimo 6 febbraio la 1ª edizione di Filming in Italy a Los Angeles, un evento di promozione dell’Italia come set cinematografico nato grazie a un accordo tra Agnus Dei Production di Tiziana Rocca, l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles e il suo Direttore Valeria Rumori, e il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles. La prima edi...

By Dot Anderson A highlight of travel to Italy in the first quarter of the year is Carnival Season or as they say Carnevale. Celebrations are held roughly 40 days before Easter which falls on March 31st this year. The biggest, most elaborate Carnevale celebration always takes place in Venice, and if you hurry you may still have time to find a...

Dean Martin's life and works will be celebrated at the 12th annual L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival to mark the centennial of the 'King of Cool's birth. Martin, who died in 1995, is considered one of the most popular Italian-American icons of all time. The festival will showcase a complete retrospective of Martin's films, as wel...