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Hot Italian Pizza Bar, a pizzeria known for its healthy, quality food, community involvement, and modern-Italy-meets-urban-California sensibility, will host the seventh annual Moderno Italiano Festival on Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14 to coincide with the Italian mid-summer holiday Ferragosto. The festivities feature special programmi...

by Kristin J. Bender   For as long as anyone can remember, Tony Bennett has been giving to the city where he first sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" at the Fairmont Hotel in 1961. And now, the city is set to pay him back. In recognition of the internationally renowned singer, painter and civic treasure, the city will honor him wit...

Pitina is a hybrid between meatballs and delicatessen, therefore unique. Its taste is very intense and for this reason it was not always very appreciated. If Pitina is still there, thanks should be given to the few producers remained and to the Slow Food Foundation that put is under its protection.   Pitina was born in Friuli and it is typic...

Data: DA Gio 29 Set 2016 a Mer 26 Ott 2016 - Orario: Dalle 18:00 alle 20:00 Luogo: Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York, 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021Organizzato da : IIC - Ingresso : Libero   La mostra "COVER REVOLUTION!", Gli illustratori e il nuovo volto dell'editoria italiana, vuole mettere in luce come negli ultimi die...

By Richard Duckett   The Italian-American tenor Mario Lanza (1921-59) inspired many with his "once in a century" voice, including later operatic greats such as Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. Talents of the World Inc. is hoping to keep the inspiration going with its show "Three Tenors from Around the World: A Tribute to the Legen...

By Nick Squires After more than 700 years, a hilltop town in Umbria has formally asked forgiveness for playing a part in the persecution and exile of Dante, Italy's most celebrated poet and the author of The Divine Comedy.   Born into a noble family that had fallen onto hard times in Florence, Dante found himself on the wrong side of the bi...

Michelangelo's complex, revolutionary frescoes in the vault of the Sistine Chapel remain the standard by which artistic difficulty and accomplishment are measured. Featuring 380 individual figures covering 2,400 square feet of painted surface, the ceiling itself emblematizes its very subject: the power of creation. For those who cannot make the tr...

WHEN: THU, NOV 10, 2016 AT 7:00 PMLOCATION: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St, NW, Washington, DC 20008 The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, in collaboration with Italian Academy's International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Columbia University, present a conference with Camilla Cavicchi, Frances...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The origins of Mortadella Bologna are to be found in the area of ancient Etruscan Felsina and the Bonomia of the Gallic Boii, places rich in oak forests that provided tasty acorns for the numerous local swine, both wild and domesticated. There are two theories regarding...

Maryville has an Italian restaurant once again. This past weekend, Luigi's Italian Restaurant opened its doors for the first time, taking over the space vacated by Diner 71.   Moving to Maryville has been in the works for the Oklahoma-based restaurant, according to owner Roberto, who wished to have his last name withheld.   Read...

Every year around this time, we receive dozens of emails from our readers who are looking for ideas of what to serve on Christmas Eve. This week, we take our inspiration from the Italian tradition of serving fish on Christmas Eve with our recipe for a classic fish stew called Cioppino.   Like so many Italian favorites, cioppino (choh-PE...

On Sunday, erectile January 8th from 2:30 to 4pm BIS-Biblioteca Italiana Seattle and Il Punto! will be welcoming you with a special kids event: "La Befana". In the Italian tradition, la Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on the Epiphany Eve (night of Jan. 5th). This old woman looks more like a witch, but a good...