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by Susan Danseyar   Art Furia treasures the traditions of his Italian-American heritage. Living up to his designation of "Cavaliere Ufficiale" bestowed by the prime minister of Italy in 2008, Mr. Furia finds time in his busy schedule as a partner with Shutts & Bowen to serve as general counsel and a member of the Executive Committee...

Four years ago, Robert Sbirssa saw the Italian community around Birmingham losing touch with its roots. It was then that he decided to create a festival that was about more than just the food.    "We wanted to build an event for the parish which really would find a common thread with a lot of our parishioners," said Sbrissa, the Feast o...

With the 2013 Academy Awards still fresh, it could not be more appropriate talking a about Italian cinematography. The Italian Film Festival celebrates its seventh anniversary in Atlanta from April 11th to the 14th with a brand new alliance with the Atlanta International Film Festival and a move for the seven films in competition for the Best Film...

Roz Hulburt and her husband Terry paused in the shade along Ninth Avenue in Ybor City Sunday, as hundreds of people milled around them. The smoke from Terry Hulburt's cigar mingled on the breeze with a bouncing rhythm from the main stage at the 18th annual Festa Italiana weekend in Ybor City.   On the hunt for a peach bellini, a light c...

Fino al 2 maggio 2013, è di scena Coverings, l'importante evento dedicato ai rivestimenti che si svolge ad Atlanta. Nella città statunitense è presente anche Ceramics of Italy, che offre il suo marchio di calda ospitalità. Lo stand numero 2231 – progettato da e+i studio di New York e organizzato da Confindustria Ceramica con il sostegno dell'Istitu...

The World Heritage Sites in the Work of 14 PhotographersJune 22 - August 7Main Library, Auditorium and 1st floor exhibition stairwell101 W Flagler Street - Miami • 305-375-2665ReceptionSaturday, June 22, 1-3:30 p.m.   The Italian Ministry of Culture and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Consulate General of Italy in Miami presents un...

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) is the oldest and largest organization of Italian American men and women in the United States and represents an estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage who are dedicated to promoting Italian culture, traditions and language. Originally called "Figli d'Italia," the Order Sons of Italy in America®...

Le numerose manifestazioni che hanno caratterizzato, in Florida, la Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo si sono concluse con la seconda edizione della "Festa Italiana", iniziativa di notevole respiro che ha registrato una grande partecipazione ed ha ottenuto un ulteriore successo.   Conferma di ciò è arrivata anche dalla numerosa parte...

This Sunday, February 16, 2014, Robert B. Simon, Ph.D., will be the guest lecturer at the annual brunch for Friends of the Uffizi Gallery, which will be held at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antiques Show. Dr. Simon will provide information about his discovery of Leonardo da Vinci's, "Salvator Mundi" painting in a lecture titled, "Leonardo Lost...

The 9th Annual St. Anthony Festa Italiana kicked off on Sunday in hopes to raise enough money for a handicap accessible van.   The festival is from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Queen's University. The activities at the festival include a silent auction, children's activities, and samples of Italian dishes.   Read more   Source:&n...

Helping an organization that does good for others while doing something she loves — cooking — is Nora Chindamo's secret ingredient for a successful event. Nora and other members of the Italian-American Society are coming together on Feb. 9 to host a lasagna dinner benefiting Hospice of the Finger Lakes. "Hospice of the Finger Lakes is grateful for...

By Whitney Hale   Almost 70 years to the date of combat in the small town of Tremensuoli, Italy, during World War II, the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History along with a researcher in Italy have connected to reveal an amazing discovery about an American GI who served in the battle and left his mark on that communi...