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The Los Angeles Dodgers announced this week that they have signed 16-year-old Italian outfielder Federico Giordani. He is from Anzio and playing for Nettuno. Italian senior national team head coach Marco Mazzieri and Bob Engle were the scouts to convince the Dodgers to sign him.   He is expected to start his professional career in the spring...

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 9:30 p.m.Where: Atwoods Tavern — 877 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA Susan Cattaneo has been a songwriting professor at Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music for 13 years. She's written songs covered by numerous artists in Nashville, and her tunes helped launch the careers of Jillian Cardanelli and Erica Nic...

Italian history seems animated by the desire to cross the borders of the peninsula and to establish Italianness within a global horizon, bringing it face to face with other societies and different local realities.   From Marco Polo's adventurous voyage to the heroic era of geographic discoveries, from Galileo's cosmic exploration to the dias...

The company is under different ownership, but Dina Mia in Iron River continues to cook up the same Italian food it has for over 40 years. Making Italian food is their business and having fun at work is certainly a close second for the employees of Dina Mia.   With only 14 employees, the workers build quite a relationship working in close pro...

November 8 (Saturday) 8:30 am - 12:30 pmThe 2014 NJIIAHC Congress: "Achievements of National Italian American Organizations" Several national Italian American organizations will be presenting their major achievements in preserving and promoting the Italian and Italian American Heritage.The New Jersey Italian and Italian American Heritage Commissio...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Manuela Bianchi for learnitalygroup.com      Translation by:   The use of the verb "andare" (to go) opens another interesting bracket on the Italian language, that deserves a little attention. For clarity, let's start with the basics and reveal the first meaning of this verb in its simple form: "an...

by Marco Bruna   There was a time when the Italian film industry was an example of what movies should look like, a time when Cinecittà made the history of world cinema. Last year, the celebrations for Paolo Sorrentino's Academy Award-winning The Great Beauty reminded us of that golden age, and today we proudly praise the selection of Pa...

Shifting and Shaping a National Identity: Transnational Writers and Pluriculturalism in Italy Today, edited by Grace Russo Bullaro and Elena Benelli (Trobaudor, 2014), tackles issues in the controversies that revolve around migration in contemporary Italy, adopting an interdisciplinary approach to works of fiction and non-fiction.   It aims...

Joining us on Tuesday, December 16th for one special evening from New York's Little Italy, meet Lou Di Palo, beloved owner of New York's beloved neighborhood food shop Di Palo's Fine Foods. Gastronome, food educator and now author of the fascinating book "Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy," Lou -- described as "one of the preeminent e...

January 3, 2015 - Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PMItalian Tramer Art Lounge - 8248 Beverly Blvd - Los Angeles, California 90048 Art&Taste: an Italian breakfast with art is a new event hosted by Italian Tramer Art Lounge (8248 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90048, cross street: Sweetzer Ave, between the Beverly Center and The Grove), eve...

Over the years, Gaetano's in Forest Park has been recognized as a superior Italian dining spot across Chicago, raking in exemplary ratings from Zagat, Chicago's Best and Open Table. Now, Kane County residents need go no further than their own backyard to sample Gaetano's adventurous Italian cuisine.   Gaetano's, a fine-dining restaurant nest...

by Tim McKeough   Gaetano Pesce is no stranger to working with flexible resin. The Italian-born, New York–based architect, who has been producing provocative furniture and buildings for nearly half a century, has molded the material into vases that appear to be melting, off-kilter tabletop pieces, and asymmetrical chairs and tables with a so...