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On Sept. 13, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts unveiled a single-work exhibition showcasing the rare Renaissance painting Senigallia Madonna, by Italian master Piero della Francesca.On loan from Italy, the work will be on view in the United States for the first time. Stolen in 1975, the tempera and oil on panel painting was recovered the following year...

Michael Petrucelli, 88, believes it's important to give back to the community. He's given so much back that this year the Milford Columbus Committee has named him Milford's Italian American of the Year. He will be honored at a dinner dance Friday, Oct. 4, at Grassy Hill Country Club.   Petrucelli was born in Bridgeport on Nov. 23, 1924...

The annual Morris County Columbus Day Parade, which is hosted by the Italian American Club, is dedicated this year to the late "Sopranos" actor and New Jersey native, James Gandolfini. "James Gandolfini is a great actor of stage and screen, but he was also a great philanthropist for New Jersey charities and Rutgers University," said parade spo...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli "Live From Central Park" and "Il Volo Takes Flight" CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 10th-Annual "Christmas In Italy" concert at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Decem...

It would seem the perfect way to get people to vote: put the poll in an Italian restaurant and let the public exercise their franchise with visions of manicotti and meatballs dancing in their heads. By 2 p.m. Tuesday, however, anyone who came through the door at Vincenzo's Italian Grill in far north Houston was there to cast a look at the menu not...

di Riccardo Chioni   Giovedì sera la Columbus Citizens Foundation aveva invitato il cardinale Timothy Dolan presso la propria sede nella Upper East Side di Manhattan per la cerimonia di consegna di una donazione per il progetto di restauro conservativo in corso sulla cattedrale di San Patrizio. Al momento della consegna dell'assegno di gran...

L'obiettivo di Design-Apart è creare showroom "viventi", studiati e costruiti con elementi di design italiano, in tutto il mondo. Fondatore è Diego Paccagnella: padovano, studi a Londra al celebre Central Saint Martin College for Art and Design e poi, dopo intelligenti esperimenti di social design, partito verso New York con questo progetto ambizio...

di Salvo Guglielmino   Ci sono tanti giovani italiani che vanno in America in cerca di fortuna. Ma ci sono anche quelli che vivono oltre oceano ma lavorano in Italia. Claudia Cannizzaro e Salvatore Scalora hanno scelto di emigrare, dieci anni fa, a New York, la città del Moma e di Andy Warhol. Claudia è nata in Sicilia, a Modica. E' una...

by Melissa Anders   Davide Canavesio was looking into Detroit and Chicago as potential locations for a new North American office for his Italian manufacturing firm. That is, until Virg Bernero came along. The Lansing mayor met Canavesio at a business conference in Turin, Italy. "He said, 'You should consider Lansing,'" Canavesio sa...

Buone notizie da oltreoceano per il cinema italiano. Salvo di Antonio Piazza e Fabio Grassadonia, e Stop the Pounding Heart di Roberto Minervini sono entrati nella selezione di NEW DIRECTORS/ NEW FILMS, la prestigiosa manifestazione organizzata a New York dalla Film Society del Lincoln Centre (dal 19 al 30 marzo), segnalatasi negli anni per aver sc...

L'azienda italiana Noovle ha ricevuto dalla divisione Enterprise di Google il premio "Partner of the Year 2013" per la categoria Search in EMEA. Il riconoscimento è stato assegnato a San Francisco in occasione dell'evento "Google Partner Summit 2014". Nel 2013, il mercato dell'Enterprise Search è stato analizzato da Gartner che, confrontando...

Fiat Chrysler plans to introduce a new lineup of rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo sedans and SUVs that will take the fight to BMW, Mercedes and Audi, and they will do so with Ferrari powerplants. These models are slated to arrive starting in 2016, and the high-end versions of these cars will use powerplants designed by Ferrari.   Since 2004, Alfa...