NEWS FROM :  

E' stato assassinato con un colpo di pistola alla testa nel parco Astoria di New York lo storico italiano William Klinger, 42 anni. Il corpo senza vita è stato trovato sabato vicino alla grande piscina nel parco del Queens.   La polizia ha comunicato su Twitter di aver arrestato il sospetto assassino. Si indaga per scoprire il movente dell'o...

Roberto Fedi, Director of the Department of Humanites and Social Sciences and professor of Italian literature at the University for Foreigners Perugia, the oldest and most prestigious Italian institution involved in teaching, research activities and diffusion of the Italian language and culture in all expressions, will present his first novel Manca...

di Angelene Agresta, Domenico Lisa, I. Settembrini, Stephanie White   Quando si sente parlare di arte italiana si pensa quasi esclusivamente all'arte del passato. Oggi invece andiamo a scoprire un volto diverso e moderno dell'arte italiana a New York.   L'arte è uno dei settori per cui l'Italia è più conosciuta e negli Stati Uniti è s...

It is happening all over the United States, but when it happens at home, it still hurts. Albano's Market in Springfield's South End is closing. Sisters Filomena Bruschi and Theresa D'Angelantonio have sold the property on East Columbus Avenue and will soon close its door.   Their parents opened the market in 1942. Frozen Italian lemonade was...

American Airlines Group annuncia i collegamenti stagionali fra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti per l’estate 2015, offrendo ai passeggeri italiani ulteriori opzioni per raggiungere dagli aeroporti di Milano, Roma e Venezia alcuni dei principali hub della compagnia, dai quali potranno proseguire verso numerose destinazioni tra Stati Uniti, Caraibi e Ameri...

Washington is hosting Thursday and Friday two conferences on Italian cuisine by award-winning food historian and TV host Francine Segan as part of initiatives organized by the Italian embassy ahead of the food-themed Expo world's fair opening in Milan on May 1.   Segan, a leading expert on Italy's culinary traditions, will be talking about t...

Annette Funicello was born on October 22, 1942, in Utica, New York to Virginia and Joseph – both Italian Americans. When she was four years old, her family relocated to Southern California. Annette grew up with a love of dancing and entertaining.   When she was just 12 years old she was cast as the lead in a local production of the ballet Sw...

April 16 | 5:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, UC Berkeley Speaker/Performer: Ingrid Edlund-Berry, University of Texas at AustinSponsor: Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, Graduate Group in For many centuries the Tuscan landscape has provided the setting for hilltop cities and towns, undulating hills covered with olive...

Sensational summer fun is still a couple of months away, but here at Scuola Italiana, we are already imagining bright, sunny days and happy, giggling children exploring the world through our soccer, cooking and music camps.    To jump start the summer fun, we invite all children ages 3 to 12 years old to participate in our pre-camp cont...

One of Milan's most beloved and beautiful historical places has been revived: the Darsena, the canal port closed since 1979, when the last boat left its load of sand on the dock of Porta Ticinese. Sunday, April 26, after 18 months of work, the new Darsena was inaugurated in front of about 50,000 people.   The redevelopment, which is part of...

Construction is underway in North Palm Beach for the sixth and largest Doris Italian Market & Bakery, a South Florida grocery chain in business since 1947. Doris Italian Market has built a brand around authentic Italian-American deli food and a fresh selection of meats, seafood, fruits and vegetables.   The new store also will have...

This May 24, red rose petals will rain from the "eye in the sky" of Rome's Pantheon, meant to symbolize the tongues of fire in one of the most famous episodes in the "Acts of the Apostles". The disciples and Mary were in Jerusalem, having dinner together (probably in the home of Mark's mother).   It was Pentecost – the Hebrew holiday ce...