One of Portland's broadcasting pioneers died this month at age 92. He wasn't a household name, but Larry Caramella's voice helped launch three Portland television stations and provided the soundtrack to countless commutes in the 1950s. From her home in Oregon City, his daughter, Janice Leonetti, laid out a collection of memorabilia from her his nea...

Sanremo was the second most searched-for event in Italy on Google last year (outdone only by the football match that saw the country booted out of this year's World Cup), and it's a key date in the country's cultural calendar. In 2018, it takes place between February 6th and 10th. Whether it's entertaining, over-rated, tacky or exciting really depe...

The region of Basilicata will be featured this weekend in the PBS show “Dream of Italy.” Host Kathy McCabe explores the stunning landscapes and culinary traditions of the ancient region also known as Lucania. McCabe tours the ancient Sassi of Matera, the towns of the Dolomite Lucani and meets up with Frances Ford Coppola at his resort Palazzo Margh...

Dear all, I am Luca Martera and I've been working as documentary filmmaker and mass-media historian between Italy and the United States since 20 years. Recently I created a video database that gathers the most relevant movies and documentaries from Silent Age to now about Italy and the United States.I am currently looking for a place to make availa...

Hollywood stars Rupert Everett and John Turturro are to star in the first television adaptation of Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose, its producers said on Wednesday. The big-budget, eight-part series drawn from the Italian author's best-selling murder mystery set in the Middle Ages will be screened next year, said Orange Content, the production e...

Gli italiani nel mondo, storie di emigrazione passata e presente. Questo il tema al centro di “Speciale Community”, nuova trasmissione di Rai Italia, pensata per raccontare gli italiani nel mondo e fare da ponte tra le comunità italiane sparse nei diversi paesi e tra loro e la madrepatria.  A questo scopo è stata creata una rete di giornalisti–corr...

Arriva anche su Rai Italia “Meraviglie – La penisola dei tesori”, il nuovo programma condotto da Alberto Angela, un viaggio tra opere, luoghi, sistemi di vita assolutamente particolari che testimoniano la creatività e l’ingegno dei nostri predecessori riprese con la tecnologia 4K HDR (spettacolari riprese con droni, effetti speciali, minifiction). ...

The family of Italian designer Gianni Versace has distanced itself from a long-awaited US television series about his violent death. The nine-part series, made by 21st Century Fox and premiering next week, stars Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin. Versace was gunned down in 1997 at the entrance gate of his Miami beac...

Gianni Versace was one of the world’s leading fashion designers before his death in 1997. Along with his family, he created the Versace fashion empire that continues to dominate the industry today. Gianni's murder at the hands of serial killer Andrew Cunanan is the focus of the second season of American Crime Story. Refresh your memory of the late...

Over the years, professional love expert/relationship counselor Diann Valentine has discovered many Italian men are attracted to African-American women — of whom the U.S. Census Bureau reports 48 percent have never been married. This led Bravo to team up with Valentine to launch “To Rome For Love,” debuting at 8 p.m. Sunday on the cable network. Tw...