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The Illinois/Wisconsin Grand Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America welcomed a new lodge to the family. Lodge Amicizia #2999 of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was chartered on Nov. 2 at Casa Capri in Kenosha. On hand for the ceremony were Lodge President Joseph Cardinali, National 4th Vice President Richard R. Della Croce, Grand Lodge Presi...

A new BYOB Italian restaurant has opened on Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah, adding a locally-owned business to a town swamped with chains. Novino Ristorante offers Neapolitan pizzas made in a wood-burning oven, handmade pastas and a variety of Italian entrees. Owner George Jamieson, a Mahwah resident, has spent his career running more than a dozen go...

Shreveport broadcast personality Tim Brando, who has been on the national sports scene for four decades, has been selected to receive the inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award and will be part of the Hall’s Class of 2020 enshrined next June. The Ambassador Award was created by the Hall’s parent organization, the Louisiana Sports...

Christmas Eve means seafood for those subscribing to the Italian American tradition of The Feast of The Seven Fishes. The the origins of the annual festive meal are murky, the withstanding tradition is certainly delicious. Some prefer to indulge in seven types of seafood in seven courses, while others may focus on one or two types and prepare it se...

The Columbus Heritage Coalition (CHC) was created in 2017 to protect and preserve the legacy of Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day celebrations in communities across the nation against the unwarranted attacks on this cherished national holiday. The CHC's initial focus was to challenge a group that wanted to remove the iconic statue of Christophe...

Saturday December 14, 5:30-8pm. The California Building: 2205 California St NE, 55418. RSVP appreciated. Antonella is an in-depth personal portrait, an exploration of the interior world of a unique and unforgettable 62-year-old Italian woman. This multimedia project, which contains photography, videography, audio and text, was created by Lisa Venti...

As reported locally, the Geothermal Museum in Larderello, Tuscany has a new look also online: the national and international website of Enel Green Power , in fact, has been renewed and on this occasion has created a page dedicated to the Larderello Museum and geothermal tourism, which can be visited in three versions in Italian, English and Spanish...

Date: October 2, 2020 to October 4, 2020. Location: New Jersey, United States. Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies. You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the...

It may only be December, but the Undo's Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Committee is already preparing for the 2020 event. They are holding a Christmas Gala fundraiser for the festival at Undo's West this weekend. It will feature an Italian dinner, cookie table, dancing, entertainment by Ray Massa's EuroRhythms, and an Italian auction....

Se ne è andato in silenzio, come il suo mito, il più grande interprete al mondo dell’icona musicale del Novecento. Un talento straordinario, forse poco conosciuto in Italia, eppure Trent Carlini parlava italiano perché italiani erano i suoi genitori.  Nato 57 anni fa a Chicago, nell’Illinois, come Robert Trentacarlini, aveva trascorso l’adolescenza...

Five and a half miles southwest of Rome lies Cinecittà Studios (‘Studio City’ in Italian), a vast film production which rose to international prominence when Roberto Rossellini’s gritty 1945 drama, Rome Città Aperta (Rome, Open City), won critical acclaim both at home and abroad. Cinecittà’s proximity to Rome and all of its historical architecture,...

Italian Food & Beverage Corp. (OTC PINK: IFBC), IFBC division www.idbeveragegroup.com and PW Distributor of New York have entered into an agreement with Manhattan Center https://mc34.com/ for the production, import and distribution of their crafted private label Italian wine collection. The launch of this partnership will be a highlight for their u...