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by Claudia Astarita   Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino recently defined intellectual property as "a vital asset for Italian growth, and an issue for which uniform worldwide protection is more than ever necessary". She stressed her point of view during a conference on "Intellectual Property: a strategic economic development factor in a gl...

Like football, pop music, and democracy itself, pizza follows in the long American tradition of things that began overseas before the United States imported, violently altered, and eventually defined the institution.   Although the first pizza shops didn't open in the U.S. until the early 20th century, hundreds of years after the original Ne...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   The genius of Sergio Leone has always been in front of us: his vision of the events, the space that joins the time and together get shaped as a work of art, to become pure cinema with a mastery that few have had in history. His...

Riscoprire la qualità, la salubrità e la sicurezza di una produzione d'eccellenza. È questo uno degli obiettivi principali del primo banco d'assaggio dell'Olio Dop Terre di Siena, in programma a Montepulciano venerdì (28 marzo) ed organizzato dal Consorzio Volontario Fitosanitario della provincia di Siena con la collaborazione del Consorzio Olio Do...

New York giudica i primi cento giorni dell'amministrazione Bill de Blasio. E non si tratta di una promozione a pieni voti. Anzi, il giudizio è fatto di luci ed ombre.   Luci per le aspettative e le speranze che il suo messaggio di uguaglianza e giustizia sociale continua ad alimentare, ombre per le sue incerte capacità "manageriali", per i d...

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, is honoring several leaders in the Italian-American community, as well as graduating high school seniors at a combined event, the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards, on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The event will also honor six outstanding public servants, including...

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...