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Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi are a power couple who can't keep still. While he builds some of Houston's most glamorous high-rise towers (Four Leaf, Villa d'Este, Montabello and the new Belfiore), she has created a sparkling new jewelry line, the Mrs. B Collection, that features one-of-a-kind pieces made from Scaramazza pearls.   "I was known...

È datato 10 novembre il decreto con cui il Console generale Adriano Monti conferma la non ammissibilità della lista "Cuore tricolore" alle elezioni del Comites di Chicago. Nel giorno in cui il Consiglio dei Ministri ha rinviato al 17 aprile 2015 le elezioni, dunque, a Chicago si è avuta conferma dell'annullamento delle elezioni. Cosa succederà or...

Home furnishings, food products, fashion: Italy's most attractive companies, those with the best chances of being acquired by a foreign investor, are in these sectors.   Among them is traditional chocolate-making brand Venchi, based in Piedmont, major fashion brand Kiton, and leading design brand outfit Kartell.   Read more   S...

by Manny Alfano   The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition would like to publicly thank all the Defenders and Coalition Organizations that contacted the Reelz channel about their reality show "The Capones." "The Capones" was not a hit for Reelz Channel, which has taken a pass on ordering a second season of the west suburban-set reality...

The documentary film MEN OF THE CLOTH will have its New York premiere on Thursday January 8th at 7 PM the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island and on Sunday January 25th at 7 PM at the Picture House in Pelham, NY.   The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos is an inspir...

by Rachel Silberstein When Angelo Bonsignore was a kid in Dyker Heights, he was always curious about the neighborhood. For one, what where those strange pillars he passed everyday on the way to school at P.S. 201, randomly erected on two corners of 11th Avenue near 79th Street?   Now a filmmaker and producer, Bonsignore began to research th...

On Sunday, January 18, the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute will host a memoir writing workshop, "Documenting Family Stories, Giving Voice to Our Ancestors and Ourselves," from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   In this workshop, Annie Lanzillotto will teach her signature writing techniques including Action Writing, Spiral Writing, and Memory Sca...

by Jeff Berlinicke   Jack Provenzano is very, very Italian. His heritage is in his blood and in his heart — and he wants to share it with other Italians throughout Hillsborough County. He is the president of the newly formed Italian American Club at the Northdale Recreation Center. It is open to everyone — even to non-Italians — and mee...

Nei giorni del cambio della guardia al Quirinale, alcune domande sulla nostra storia ci vengono spontanee. A rispondere, come sempre, è la celebre Accademia della Crusca.   Da dove viene il nome "Italia"?La Crusca risponde «Italia è un nome di tradizione classica, in origine con riferimento all'estremità meridionale della Calabria; si estend...

For our 100th interview (happy birthday to us!!) we talk about a documentary that will be aired in two parts: the first two hours on February 17th at 9 P.M.EST and the second two hours a week later on February 24th at 9 P.M. EST. The documentary is called "The Italian Americans" and, in our honest opinion, will be a milestone for the Italian Americ...

Date: Monday, March 09, 2015 - Time: 8:07 serali. Location: Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco Organized by: CNM - In collaboration with: IIC   Italian new music specialist Marco Fusi visits the Bay Area with a program of contemporary violin and viola works by some of the most innovative Italian composers worki...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   Italians are famous all over the world for their food, their style, the "Made in Italy" essence, the beautiful landscapes and the peculiar traditions: in addition to these well known features, however, there are others that s...