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Alla fine del film, Salvo muore. Non potrebbe essere altrimenti per un killer di mafia. La sua è comunque una morte pacifica, che avviene mentre guarda per ore il mare del paese dov'è cresciuto, accanto alla ragazza, Rita, a cui ha dedicato gli ultimi giorni della sua vita. I più belli. Muore lentamente, seduto in poltrona, dissanguato, la morte m...

On April 26 at 4 PM, Black Student Fund and Casa Italiana will host Viva Italia: An Introduction to the Culture and Language of Italy at 595 ½ Third Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. It will provide an opportunity for students interested in learning about the Italian language and culture.   "Viva Italia will provide an opportunity for student...

Born in Naples in 1971, Aniello Desiderio at the age of eight, he performed in public for the first time, displaying such outstanding gifts that music critics started to speak of him as an "enfant prodige"... Wunderkind...a genius,....the Orpheus of the Guitar....a guitarist of the Century...il Fenomeno.... etc.   He won 18 first Internation...

My first reaction to hearing Ettore Messina's name connected with the Jazz coaching vacancy was: they want a Euro coach? Then I remembered I'd made this mistake before.   Twenty-four years ago, during a summer league game, I checked a New Jersey Nets roster to learn about Drazen Petrovic. The Croatian guy was a good player, but I figure...

By Beppe Severgnini There's no denying it. Some things about Italy are depressing. Some events are embarrassing, not least because they are often partly our own fault. Every day, bad things fill the papers, which have a duty to report them. Other things, fortunately, fill us with pride.   Here are a hundred of them, in no particular order....

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey was proud to present a check to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics for $20,000 to once again be a Platinum Sponsor .   Pictured below is Financial VP Joseph Simonetti, President William Schievella, Executive Director Vincent Nardone, Torch Run Director Robert Belfiore and Trus...

Portillo's Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian beef have whet the appetite of Boston-based buyers who are eager to introduce the local favorites to more diners nationwide.   The company confirmed Tuesday that Berkshire Partners is investing in Dick Portillo's eponymous chain, two months after its 74-year-old founder announced he was consideri...

Recently, actor Vincent Piazza, who plays up-and-coming gangster Lucky Luciano on the show, opened up to Men's Journal about his reluctance to play Italian characters prior to the role.   Piazza himself is Italian, his father's family emigrated to the United States from Sicily, but the actor was very aware growing up of the ways Italians wer...

Vincent Gagliardi brushed his mustache briefly with his finger, thought to himself and then looked over at his friend Andy DeLucia. "That guy right there is the glue that holds this whole team together," Gagliardi said about DeLucia. "He's the man."   The elder DeLucia, seated at a table overlooking the East Haven Italian American Club'...

by Nicole Danna   Around these parts, there's a lot of trepidation when it comes to finding good Italian food. Even the tourists don't expect to find decent pizza this far south -- and without a neighborhood of trattorias called Little Italy. Despite the misconceptions surrounding our state's ability to churn out good pies and pasta, re...

Otto volte campione del mondo. Antonio Cairoli scrive un'altra pagina della storia del motocross confermandosi il numero uno di questa disciplina e cogliendo il sesto trionfo consecutivo nella classe regina dello sterrato la MXGP (fino allo scorso anno ribattezzata MX1).   Il 29enne pilota originario di Patti, alfiere del team KTM Red Bull,...

Like many other immigrants, Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi struggled to keep their family together in the face of immigration laws tearing them apart. Policies put into place soon after Mr. Baldizzi arrived in the country made it illegal for his wife to follow him. Eventually, she did enter the U.S., though it's impossible to say how she managed it....