A rainy and wintery Tuesday afternoon, right before dark, I find myself standing inside a sleek, post-modern, environmentally friendly house, nested in the thick woods; inside, in a brightly lit room behind large glass windows, a group of middle-aged and distinct-looking people sit in a circle sipping warm steamy drinks.   A younger-looking...

by Laurie Lucas   It's not enough to merely eat authentic Italian flatbread sandwiches in Riverside. The owner of Piad'Amore restaurant wants a dual-immersion experience for customers into his homeland's favorite street food and his native tongue. Every Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m., owner Antonio Pagano hosts Italian lessons at his 2-month-old...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Abbiamo incontrato a New York e intervistato due giovani artisti italiani, l'attrice genovese Chiara Cimmino, e il regista-attore romano di origini siciliane Valerio Vittorio Garaffa. Entrambi hanno studiato alla Scuola d'Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi di Milano e si occupano di teatro e poesia.   I due giovani a...

by Silvia Donati   Any season is good for eating gelato, but of course summer is the time when we eat even more of it...so, if you're going to be around Italy this summer and want to try gelato in each place you visit (which, of course, you should!), here's a handy guide to ordering gelato in an Italian gelateria.   Look for two signs...

L'Italian Cultural and Community Center di Houston, Centro Certificatore PLIDA per la Società Dante Alighieri, ha aperto le iscrizioni al corso di preparazione agli esami per la certificazione internazionale in italiano PLIDA della sessione primaverile 2013. Il corso dovrebbe cominciare la prima settimana di aprile e terminare pochi giorni prima de...

Open House, Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Used Class Material Info Below Why Study with Us - Small groups, informal atmosphere and university-educated native speakers provide the ideal environment to learn a foreign language. Our instructors, born and raised in Italy, bring first-hand experience and cultural background of Italian...

La Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali fra L'Italia e gli Stati Uniti, "The U.S. – Italy Fulbright Commission" è alla ricerca di assistentati all'insegnamento della lingua e cultura italiana da inserire attraverso 4 Borse di studio Fulbright ("Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program") presso College ed Università statunitensi nell'anno accadem...

Children are invited to learn basic Italian, the metric system and southern European culture while cooking shortbread cookies during La Piccola Cucina, a cooking class hosted by the Italian Cultural and Community Center.   The center, located at 1101 Milford St. in Neartown, offers the hands-on culinary experience for children ages 3-12 ever...

Alitalia understands the importance of maintaining and promoting the Italian language in the United States. Therefore, thanks to a partnership between the Embassy of Italy in Washington and Alitalia, we are happy to extend a 5% student discount dedicated to AP Italian Language students traveling in economy class from the USA to Italy with Alitalia....

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, a borough cultural gem and historic landmark in Rosebank, is suggesting 10 reasons to sign up for its 12-week Italian-language classes that start Sept. 15: 1. You're planning a trip to Sicily next summer.2. The Italian language is close to Latin, the source of 60 percent of the English vocabulary.3. You want to be one...