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by Sam Roberts   Luigi Creatore, a songwriter and record producer who teamed with his cousin Hugo Peretti to create hits for Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Perry Como and others, died on Sunday in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 93. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said his wife, Claire Weiss Creatore.   The son of a renowned Italian...

by Andrew Simon Frank Malzone, a longtime Red Sox third baseman who spent 68 years in the organization, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his home in Needham, Mass., the team announced. He was 85. Malzone was part of the first class inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995. He played for Boston from 1955-65, and after finishing...

The son of a goldsmith, Giuseppe Ceracchi was born on July 4, 1751 in Italy. At a young age, the boy showed interest and talent in sculpting and he was sent to Rome to study under Tommaso Righi – an Italian sculptor known for his neoclassical style. When he was 22 years old, Giuseppe moved to London to study under Royal Academy founder and Italian...

Il segmento cucine dell'arredo Made in Italy è stato solitamente poco propenso all'esportazione e, proprio per questo motivo, ha subito più di tutti la crisi economica passata. Ma il 2015 ha fatto registrare numeri record.   Le vendite oltreconfine sono cresciute del 10%. In particolare i Paesi che hanno importato dall'Italia sono stati gli...

by Michael Traversa   Italian American movie star Sylvester Stallone is having the time of his life. Last November he brought back fan favorite character Rocky Balboa in the new picture Creed, which follows Apollo Creed's son Adonis strenuous rise to the top, with the aid of Rocky. The movie debuted to much critical praise and strong box off...

The Italian American Executives of Transportation held their 2015 Dinner Dance at Alta Villa Banquets on Nov. 22, 2015. Despite the snow, more than 600 were in attendance, making it once again one of the largest dinner dances of the year. The IAET honored Ron Onesti, president of Onesti Entertainment, as Man of the Year.   A titan in th...

If being raised in good old New Jersey has taught me anything, it's that our country is a wonderful blend of hundreds of unique cultures. Some are known for their food, while others are known for the way they speak. Regardless, each culture brings something special to the table that makes this country what it is.   The culture I grew up in y...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Ceramics have been made in Nove for three hundred years, and in fact this artistic endeavour owes its success to a favourable conjunction of political, economical and environmental factors. The oldest and most illustrious manufacture...

by Mauro Battocchi   For a great night of music, come to the Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30PM. Attendees will be treated to a celebration of Enrico Caruso, the world acclaimed Neapolitan operatic tenor, delivered by tenor Pasquale Esposito, actor Dino Natali and soprano Julie Adams. The even...

Thirty-eight years. That's how long DeNicola's Italian Restaurant has been a part of Portland, and every inch of the place glows with a comfortable, heartwarming authenticity that New Portland can't hope to equal. That same trusty charm carries over in their Pizza Week pie: While the DeNicola family experimented with more exotic concoctions for Piz...

Renting a home to approximately 55,000 foreign students who every year choose Italy, results in at least €15 million to the property owners. But to triple the revenue it would be enough to put on this market the thousands of vacant premises scattered over major Italian cities. The estimate comes from Uniplaces, the international portal of ads that...

Applausi, sorrisi e abbracci. Si è svolta in questo clima di convivialità la diciottesima edizione della consegna dei premi e delle borse di studio organizzata annualmente dall'Aiae, l'Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani, guidata dalla sempre grintosa e intraprendente presidente cav. Josephine A. Maietta, presentatrice ed organizzatrice del...