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What informs the eye of a photographer? What makes it able to take an ordinary scene and turn it into something that communicates emotion to its viewer? The camera, initially enabled us to see images of real life, of our president and the horrors of war. It changed the world. Today, the Cloud is filled with billions of photos of pizza and the wine...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Sono partito dall’Italia nel 2004, quando imboccai la carriera che tuttora svolgo di ingegnere ambientale prestato alla cooperazione allo sviluppo e agli aiuti umanitari. Mi occupo principalmente di problemi legati all’acqua. Laureato al Politecnico...

When you’re a kid, your neighborhood is the center of your universe. Everything that you know, you learned there — at home, in school and with your friends right there on the street where you lived. Growing up in New Haven’s Wooster Square gave me an opportunity to have an experience that I still treasure and appreciate. How can you not appreciate...

La Fiera di Bologna cresce negli Stati Uniti, con una nuova casa a New York. "Grazie alla collaborazione con l'agenzia Ice, apre il prossimo 1 marzo una propria struttura operativa a New York al fine di rafforzare ulteriormente la presenza sul mercato statunitense", annuncia il presidente Gianpiero Calzolari. La società di via Michelino è presente...

Too tired to cook for your own dinner party? Lena’s Italian Kitchen, which serves up home-cooked meals you can (shhhh!) pretend you made, is opening a second location on the Upper East Side at 1167 Second Ave., between 61st and 62nd streets. The 900-square-foot space is takeout and delivery only, with four stools where folks can sit while waiting f...

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett is returning to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The 91-year-old 18-time Grammy Award winner plans to take the stage at 8 p.m. June 30. Known as one of the legends of jazz and popular music, Bennett served during World War II before developing a career that spanned more than half a century. He has announced another c...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Nato a Bari (Puglia) e cresciuto a Matera (Basilicata), vivo all’estero dall’età di 21 anni, quando arrivai a New York per cominciare a lavorare alle Nazioni Unite. Da allora ho girato più di 100 Paesi, ma speso la maggior parte del mio tempo negli S...

Eataly USA, with stores in New York City, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles, will feature products from Calabria, a region in Italy. The stores will showcase the products with spotlights in the restaurants, market shelves and cooking classes. The products were launched with an opening event last month attended by Lidia Bastianich, world ambassador of...

Si rinsalda l'amicizia tra la Toscana e la nazione Lakota, uno dei tre gruppi storici dei Sioux d'America (il ‘continente della tartaruga", come lo chiamano i nativi), nipoti di Nuvola Rossa, Toro Seduto e Cavallo Pazzo. Una delegazione proveniente dal Sud Dakota, lo stato del monte Rushmore con le sculture di quattro presidenti degli Stati Uniti m...

Peppino's, one of the first businesses to open in the newly minted Hourglass District, has touted its organic ingredients from the onset, granting owner Pietro "Pete" Priola the opportunity to field questions and calls from many an inquisitive patron. Priola took to Facebook to clarify: "We serve what's organic – what comes out of the ground that i...

During their meeting in Rome yesterday, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti discussed the close U.S.-Italian defense partnership that is built upon a long history of mutual respect and shared values, as well as robust cooperation bilaterally and through NATO, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said...

March 1, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794. Dr. Joseph Tromba Lecture Series Event: Joseph Francese (University Outstanding Faculty and Professor of Italian, Michigan State University) Lecture on the topic: Giufà, The Sicilian sciocco/furbo Folk Hero. Professor Francese wil...