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On this week's show, we'll explore the immense influence that Italian foodways had on the development of New Orleans cuisine. We'll time travel through the years of the family-operated Uptown gem, Pascal's Manale. This history, which is now immortalized in Poppy's new book, The Pascal's Manale Cookbook, focuses on two Sicilian immigrant families, t...

The statue of 'Zeus Enthroned' will return on October 27 to Baia, near Naples, after being exhibited at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles from 1992 until 2017. It had previously been smuggled by traffickers. The 75-cm-high statue, which dates back to the 1st century BC, represents the Greek god Zeus. It comes from the waters of the sea off Campania,...

A group of opera performers eager to pass along their deep love of music to future generations visited P.S. 163 in Bath Beach on Friday morning, where they enchanted first and second graders by belting out Broadway show tunes for them. Led by Director Nina Di Gregorio, members of the Italian Opera Company treated the children seated in the school a...

From the time she was 7 years old, Judi Stanley knew she wanted to open a restaurant. While living in San Francisco, a relative had taken her to see the original film, “Moulin Rouge.” “I came home and I said, “Daddy, I’m going to open a restaurant one day,” Judi Stanley said of her father, Michael Klein. “He said, ‘No daughter of mine will ever be...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with Nutley UNICO and the Nutley Public Library with a screening of Mia Madre (My Mother), on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. According to a library news release, the 2015 award-winning Italian language film with English subtitles stars Margherita Buy as a woman facing a career crisis as well as caring for her...

An Italian artist is visiting the area this month through a cultural exchange program with Este, Fredericksburg’s sister city in northern Italy. Nadir Frizzarin, an artist who creates on canvas, in sculpture and on the human body as a tattooist, has been in Fredericksburg since Oct. 15. In a free event Sunday evening, he’ll exhibit works and talk...

Pasta lovers don’t need to fly to Italy to get their fix of pasta and garlic bread. Ohio’s Trumbull County Italian Food Tour maps out some of the best places for Italian food in one of the state’s major Italian communities. In the late 1800s, Italian immigrants started to settle in Mahoning Valley in Northern Ohio. Now, Trumbull County is honoring...

Sunday October 28 2:00 pm - Rutgers University's College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Admission: $15; open to the public. Contact: Robert DiBiase 848-445-4163 commission@njitalianheritage.org. How successful is your life changing Italian scholarship, or course, if hardly anyone knows it exists? New Jersey has many g...

Wanda Ferragamo, who turned her husband’s Italian shoe company into a luxury-goods empire and fulfilled his dream of dressing the customer from head to toe after taking over the business more than 50 years ago, has died. She was 96. She died Friday, according to a person close to Salvatore Ferragamo SpA. The widow of Salvatore Ferragamo, who produc...

A new Italian eatery, offering pizza, beer and more, has made its debut in the neighborhood. The fresh addition, called Rotolo's Craft & Crust, is located at 9250 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 130. According to its website, the business, which has four locations in Louisiana in addition to the one in Frisco, is a spinoff concept of Rotolo's Pizzeria and...

Si è conclusa la XVIII edizione della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo, una manifestazione dedicata alla promozione della nostra lingua come veicolo di cultura e come strumento di promozione del Paese in campi quali la scienza, la ricerca e lo sviluppo economico. “L’italiano e la rete, le reti per l’italiano” è stato il tema centrale dell’...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 7 p.m. Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom, 1015 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA. Admission is free with ticket registration. You are invited to attend a documentary screening celebrating the Italian American experience. Brothers James J. and Justice Louis L. Manderino from Monessen, Pennsylvania were born two of six...