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Michele Mistò is the new Consul General of Italy in Miami. This is his message to all Italians in the area of the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Italy in Miami: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Jamaica, St. Marteen, St. Eustatius, Saba, British and US Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Turks & Cai...

The biennial Convention of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America is currently taking place in Tampa, Florida, from August 16th to 19th. This year, for the first time in over 100 years of existence of this organization, a delegation of representatives from Italian chapters has participated in the event, adding a significant contribution f...

Knoxville, Tennessee, seems an unlikely locale for one of jazz’s most promising and enterprising young pianists. For Margherita Fava, however, the Marble City is a great place to live and work. “It’s a hidden gem,” the Italian-born, 27-year-old says, speaking by phone from Knoxville. “The pandemic has been a catalyst for the scene here. A lot of na...

The largest exhibition of art from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Periods from a private art collection in Florence is heading to Miami this fall. Faith, Beauty, and Devotion: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Paintings is being organized by Federico Gandolfi Vannini, owner of Frascione Arte and his wife Daisy Diaz as the Cultural Director...

UNICO National, the largest Italian American Service Organization in America, announced business leader Anthony Capuano, President & Chief Executive Officer of the iconic hospitality company, Marriott International, Inc., will receive the Distinguished Business Leadership Award. Joe Moglia, former CEO & Chairman of TD Ameritrade and head football c...

UNICO National, the largest Italian American Service Organization in America, announced business leader Anthony Capuano, President & Chief Executive Officer of the iconic hospitality company, Marriott International, Inc., will receive the Distinguished Business Leadership Award. Joe Moglia, former CEO & Chairman of TD Ameritrade and head football c...

"In 1492, Columbus sailed the Ohio blue." Or something like that. A replica of the Pinta, one of Christopher Columbus' famed ships used during his 1492 transatlantic voyage, has once again docked at the Louisville Wharf. Visitors can take dockside tours of the ship starting Thursday through July 4 at at 131 W. River Road. The replica vessel, a Span...

People will have a chance to know what it felt like to sail the ocean blue back in 1492. You can get a glimpse of that history at the Louisville Wharf at 131 West River Road. A replica of Christopher Columbus' Pinta docked there on Tuesday and will offer guided tours beginning Thursday, June 22 until Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Tic...

The 31st annual Italianfest is returning to Newport this weekend with more than a dozen Italian food vendors, performances and activities. Newport has been a hub for Italian families for generations. In 1991, the former mayor, Thomas Guidulgi Sr., and the former commissioner, Jerry Peluso created the very first Italianfest to celebrate the city’s h...

The Rehoboth Area UNICO chapter held its fifth annual Kentucky Derby lasagna dinner on May 6 at St. Edmond Parish Hall, attended by more than 60 members and friends. The races were projected on a large screen. Music and vocals were provided by UNICO member Vince Varrassi, a talented artist from Milton who performed American classics as well as Itali...

Rosario and Theresa Napoli emigrated from Naples, Italy, and the Calimeri and Franchina families left Messina, Italy, to start a new life in America. Like many brave souls, “they simply sought a better life” (Alano). The Napolis raised three children, Alfred (Fred), Ida and James (Jim). Anthony Calimeri and Josephine Franchina met in 1917 and were...

New River Fine Art is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, "VETRO: 20th Century Murano Czech, and American Glass Masters," showcasing an all-encompassing collection of historical and contemporary fine art glass from Italy, the Czech Republic and the US curated by Italian Glass Expert, Sergio Gnesin. This exhibition celebrates the unique allur...