NEWS FROM :  

The Middlebury Italian School summer immersion program is still accepting applications, and need-based financial aid is still available!   7-week immersion program - Take three classes in Italian and earn 9 transferable credit hours. MA in Italian - Attend a series of 6-week summer sessions or combine summer study and a year abroad.&nbs...

By Riccardo Chioni Primo giorno, oggi al Javits Center, della International Contemporary Furniture Fair giunta alla XXVI edizione, dove Ceramics of Italy mette in vetrina i prodotti di 23 aziende italiane di piastrelle. Quello della ICFF è un appuntamento newyorkese atteso per il mercato di piastrelle e delle costruzioni in cui il mondo si sfida...

This documentary film is about the life and legacy of Corrado Parducci. He was one of the most prolific architectural sculptors of the last century – with almost 600 commissions in his job book spanning over six decades, many are buildings you already know: the Guardian, Buhl, Penobscot, David Stott, Bankers Trust Company and Fisher Buildings. &nb...

On a day when the rain and clouds disappeared by late afternoon, Pompilios Restaurant hosted more than 15 elected or appointed officials in shirt sleeves or ties on two soil courts for bocce ball. About 30 spectators drank in the action.   For Ken Rankle, mayor of Dayton, Ky., the annual bocce ball game at Pompilios is the only time he plays...

„La colonna traiana è stata 'srotolata' nel suo sviluppo lineare. A presentare l'installazione il sindaco di Roma, Ignazio Marino, che si è anche improvvisato guida con un gruppo di turisti inglesi, e il sovrintendente capitolino Claudio Parisi Presicce.   Questo, ha detto Marino, "è un progetto importante che riguarda la valorizzazione una...

by Gaia Pianigiani   Since early July, workers have been carefully unscrewing the steel scaffolding that for months has obscured much of the ancient facade of the Colosseum. Slowly, this monolithic symbol of Rome is coming into view again after a 25 million euro ($34 million) refurbishment that underscores how Italy is coming to rely on priv...

Beginning July 1, 2015. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Italian. Primary focus: medieval/early modern Italian studies (literature, culture and the visual arts). Historical, interdisciplinary and intercultural breadth essential.   The successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarship in medieval and/or early modern Italian S...

di Rosalba Reggio e Luca Orlando   In principio era una semplice latteria, oggi – cinque generazioni e più di 110 anni dopo – è un grande negozio specializzato che vende e "racconta" il cibo made in Italy. A testimoniare la storia di questa famiglia italiana Luigi (Lou) Di Palo, pronipote del fondatore del negozio.   Si presenta parla...

di Alberto Magnani   Dal bancone sotto casa a un "supermercato della qualità". Con quasi 100 milioni di clienti, apertura 24 ore su 24 e un bacino grande quanto gli Stati Uniti. Si presenta così Taste It, l'iniziativa ideata dalla società di consulenza ExportUsa per la promozione nel mercato americano dei prodotti di qualità della filiera ag...

Loved the world over, Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 on September 20th and is marking the milestone with a book of memoirs revealing details of her rags-to-riches life.   The 300-page book "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – My Life," Loren went into many juicy details and what she called her "trunk of mem...

Last weekend, at the boisterous intersection of Hollywood and Highland, thousands gathered for three days of live music, food, wine, rides, and games at the 13th annual Feast of San Gennaro.   The savory smells of Italian sausage and warm cheese melting on thin pizza permeated the air as guests indulged in baked clams on the half shell and s...

When hundreds of thousands of Italians arrived in New York City on boats 100 years ago, they brought with them dreams of a better life for their children.Over the following generations, those families achieved great success. But they made sure to remember one piece of advice: Never forget where you come from. "I'm proud to be an American, I'm very...