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The Consulate General of Italy in Miami is delighted to bring Italian contemporary art to Miami – as part of the global initiative “Giornata del Contemporaneo – Italian Contemporary Art 2020”. From December 2020 to February 2021 an exclusive art exhibition on emerging Italian artist Riccardo Raul Papavero will be presented at the Istituto Marangoni...

I had the pleasure of meeting Alex Alexander about 10 years ago when she jogged the streets of Isles of Capri without breathing hard, while I felt fatigued just watching her run past my house. While doing her standard running miles, she noticed some developers checking out The Blue Heron property. In all probability, she thought the property and bu...

Two decades ago, a Miami jury convicted Italian filmmaker Enrico Forti of murdering an Australian man whose bullet-ridden body was discovered in the sands of Virginia Key. Forti’s claim of innocence has become a cause célèbre in Italy, even as he serves a life prison sentence in Florida and state courts have consistently rejected his appeals on the...

A science fiction writer who for decades wrote a column in the Naples Daily News has died. Ben Bova, 88, died Sunday, his niece Kathryn Brusco announced on Twitter. "My Uncle Ben...by marriage...science fiction icon, author, adventure lover, story teller, futurist, and my son's namesake, Ben Bova, has passed away this morning from COVID-19 related...

Anna Tichio, a proud and grateful first-generation Italian-American living in New Jersey with her husband, Dan, and their adorable golden retriever, Lily, has published her new book "Don't Forget Me (Non Dimenticarmi)": an evocative love story that keeps the pages turning until the satisfying conclusion. Claudia is an accomplished young lady who wi...

The L’Unione Italiana Cemetery is filled with a rich, cultural history unlike any other, with hundreds of visitors to the property each year. For decades, our Veterans Memorial Rotunda, located along the southern edge of the property, has stood to honor the countless men and women who have served our country since its construction in 1949. Dedicate...

Marco Nistico, who has become a familiar performer with Sarasota Opera since his local debut in 2008, is joining the company as the new artistic administrator. Nistico,an Italian-born baritone who appeared in more than a dozen principal roles in Sarasota, had already begun a transition from singing to staging and administrative work. He directed Do...

The Consulate General of Italy reserves one day a week to Italian citizens resident in this Consular District and are enrolled in AIRE, who are under 18 (Kids Day) or at least 70 years old (Silver Day) and need to request a new passport. Italian citizens under the age of 18 or who are at least 70 years old will have the opportunity to request a pas...

Thirty-seven online music, dance and film performances will replace an annual street fair this year in a benefit organized by a Mebane man. Festa Italiana Raleigh will present Raleigh Virtuale Venti Venti at 7:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at https://www.youtube.com/user/LoreinsPacif, as well as on Facebook. The free 2½-hour benefit will feature Mebane-...

Join us for Festa Italiana Raleigh's inaugural on-line benefit concert. More than 90 artists & performers across 20 provinces, regions & states in the US, Italy & Morocco! All proceeds to support the Festa 2020 charities: "Spare Some for Autism" & "Military Missions in Action. " Featured artists include Genoa's Beppe Gambetta, Raleigh's Bill Stoneh...

The Triangle Sons & Daughters of Italy, a member of the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, has named author, filmmaker, and We The Italians contributor Mark Spano of Orange County, NC (USA) as its 2020 Outstanding Italian-American in North Carolina. The organization will present the award during its Annual Picnic and General Membership Mee...

To meet the needs of Italian citizens residing in the state of South Carolina, this Consulate General planned a special mission to Charleston where a consular officer will be collecting fingerprints for the issuance of passports. The mission will take place in Charleston on October 9, 2020. Therefore, for those with an expiring Italian passport or...