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Italian lawmaker Paolo Alli was elected Monday as new President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for at least one year at the organisation's Annual Session in Turkey, taking over at the helm from US Congressman Michael R. Turner. An electronic engineering graduate with an esteemed record in local, national and international politics, Alli was en...

Le imprese del Veneto e gli Stati Uniti d'America sempre più vicini grazie all'accordo siglato fra Unioncamere Veneto ed American Chamber of Commerce in Italy.   Questa mattina, nella sede di Unioncamere del Veneto a Marghera (Venezia), l'associazione che rappresenta le cinque Camere di Commercio della regione e l'associazione affiliata alla...

January 19 - February 24, 2017. Sardinian Textiles: An Exhibit of Contemporary + Antique Handwoven Art   An exhibit of hand-woven textiles from Sardinia, Italy, opens at the Italian Cultural Institute - San Francisco on January 19, 2017. The exhibit will feature contemporary weavings from the few remaining tessitori artigianali, Sa...

by Lorenzo Zanini Florence is renowned throughout the world for being the cradle of Italian art. We must, search however, not forget that the Tuscan city has played a prominent role in the history of fashion: especially from 1930 to 1970, its workshops have represented a benchmark in the sector.   A new exhibition running through March 5 at P...

Grazie ad una iniziativa dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, gli studenti dell'AP Italian Language che viaggeranno con la compagnia di bandiera italiana per recarsi dagli Stati Uniti in Italia avranno uno sconto del 5% sul costo del volo in classe economica. L'iniziativa è stata resa possibile grazie alla "sensibilità" dell'Alitalia, che, spieg...

Can you name the seven principal bridges of San Francisco Bay?   Perhaps least known is the Carquinez Bridge which connects the East Bay to Vallejo. Also obscure, but known well to the Silicon Valley crowd, is the Dumbarton Bridge, the shortest bridge over the Bay, which connects Palo Alto to Newark across the water. (Newark, by the way, is...

Opening march 2nd, Intensely romantic and beguiling Manon Lescaut is the first tragic heroine in a long list of Puccini favorites. Patricia Racette makes her role debut in John Pascoe's "impassioned, sensual production" (Baltimore Sun). Sentenced by her parents to a life in the convent, Manon escapes to Paris with her young lover, the student Chev...

Il futuro accordo di libero scambio tra Usa e Ue? Il sistema produttivo italiano non ha dubbi: porterà solo vantaggi. Smaccatamente ottimisti i caseifici della mozzarella di Bufala campana, pronti a scommettere su un boom delle vendite negli Usa di ben il 40 per cento. Più prudenti i produttori di macchinari, per i quali l'aumento dell'export verso...

To enter Basso you descend a broad, curving stairwell into a cavernous basement. Gas lamps flicker along the wall, casting long, dancing shadows on the diners seated in the booths beneath them. Is it 1897? No. The massive bar at the center of the dining room is a wholly modern creation, with sleek liquor bottles and a distinctive tap handle for eac...

  Joe Spinella (the Tenor of iIlusions) is an Italian American artist who brings the world of Italian musical culture to the mysterious, intriguing, art of magic to create a new, magnificent show, "illusionAria".Spinella has two great talents going for him, a well-trained golden Italian tenor voice, often compared to that of Luciano Pavarotti...

Chicago's River North neighborhood is importing two popular New York food meccas: Danny Meyer's Shake Shack and Mario Batali's Eataly.   Shake Shack is rumored to be taking over the shuttered Harley-Davidson store at 66 E. Ohio Street. A representative for the motorcycle brand confirmed to Crain's Chicago last November that their lease was n...

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 — 6 p.m. Where: Nazzaro Community Center — 30 North Bennett St., Boston, MA [map]   Join the North End Historical Society for a talk about the wonders of cannoli — a dessert that brings thousands to the North End each year. Michele Topor of the famed North End Market Tours will share the intriguing history of...