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By Errin Haines Whack   On Nov. 21, 1976, audiences met Rocky Balboa, the southpaw boxer from south Philadelphia. Four decades later, Sylvester Stallone's lovable character resonates with fans drawn to his underdog tale of determination, grit and sleepy-eyed charm.   The reach of "Rocky" is international, and the film serves as a slic...

Rep. Tim Ryan apologized Friday after using the term "dago red wine" in a televised MSNBC interview earlier this week.   Ryan and host Chris Matthews were discussing his unsuccessful effort to unseat House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi when he used the derogatory term for Italians as he described class differences among Democrats.  ...

Piacenze is a restaurant located on Route 100 in West Dover. This is Italian food you don't take out. Sit and enjoy anyone of the many homemade pastas. I had the gnocchi with braised lamb cheeks and lamb prosciutto that I was supposed to share with my husband, but didn't. My antipasti was the white bean escarole, and with the first taste I was...

WASHINGTON- Nelll'Auditorium dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, si e' svolto il concerto della pianista Francesca Hurst che ha presentato musiche di Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849), Jennifer Margaret Barker (1965-...

A local production of wine, culture and innovation.Lungarotti winery is synonymous with passion and bound to its land, the town of Torgiano in Perugia Province, the region which gave birth to Umbrian wine. This brand is being present in the U.S. market for over 40 years, during which it has been represented from different partners. Focus is un...

The population of the United States is defined by diversity, and one of the brightest pieces in this mosaic is the Italoamericani community, says author and business consultant Lou Quattro. "All cultures bring valuable gifts to the table, but the Italian/Sicilian people and culture are especially clever and creative," says Quattro, who was born in...

CHICAGO — A major Italian comic-art school is opening a campus on the Near West Side.The Scuola Internazionale di Comics, a 34-year-old art school specializing in comics and animation, chose Chicago as its first location outside Italy.It has nine Italian campuses, with headquarters in Rome. It boasts 30 alumni working for major U.S. comics publishe...

"Nel dialogo che ho intrattenuto con gli elettori durante la recente campagna elettorale, la cittadinanza è emersa come uno dei temi di maggiore sensibilità per gli italiani all'estero". A scrivere è Francesca La Marca, deputata Pd eletta in Nord America, che annuncia oggi la sua prima proposta di legge sulla cittadinanza.   "Chi l'ha perdut...

Oggi siamo particolarmente lieti di incontrare chi del raccontare l'America a noi Italiani ha fatto il suo lavoro, che svolge quotidianamente aiutandoci a capire meglio le stelle e le strisce, ormai da diversi anni.   Maurizio Molinari è certamente tra i migliori commentatori italiani delle vicende americane da quando esistono gli inviati all'est...

Master tailor Luigi Firmani and wife Norina left Italy in 1955 seeking the American Dream. Speaking on the eve of retirement after 47 years on Pleasant Street, the couple says they found it in Malden."The American Dream is good, if you are healthy, young and aggressive," he said. "You have to love to work. If you don't love to work, you'd better go...

"Roma è una città vivace al pari di New York, per questo punto a investire lì. Vorrei fare della Città Eterna la capitale italiana del fitness". Secondo quanto riportato e diffuso dal network televisivo Julienews, lo ha detto Madonna a margine della sua ultima apparizione pubblica in occasione del Met Gala, uno degli eventi più glamour del jet set...

by Italian American Museum of Los Angeles   An Italian American judge is responsible for banning the Ku Klux Klan in California. Italian immigrants introduced bell peppers, eggplant, broccoli, artichokes and many other crops to the state. The first Italian settlers arrived in Los Angeles when the region was still part of Mexico. From the ent...