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The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, cordially invites you to the opening of “Icons”, an exhibition by photographer Guido Harari on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Guido Harari has met and photographed the greatest music legends: B.B. King, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Patti...

Gio Ponti seems to encapsulate the phrase Dal cucchiaio alla città—"from the spoon to the city"—a saying first famously set in ink by the Italian architect Ernesto Rogers in 1933's The Athens Charter. Rogers’s quip, published thanks to Le Corbusier, described his particular cohort of Milanese architects active between the First and Second World War...

The Vatican unveiled the Nativity scene and lit the Christmas tree with energy-saving lights in St. Peter's Square during a late afternoon ceremony Dec. 5. The 85-foot-tall spruce tree came from the forests of the Veneto region in northeast Italy and another 20 smaller trees were donated by communities in the region's province of Vicenza.It was ado...

Not everyone is fortunate enough to grow up with their great-grandmother. But chef Chris Cosentino was, and his Italian great-grandmama Rosalie’s impact on his life and career is quite evident in Rosalie Italian Soul, the intimate restaurant named for her in the new C. Baldwin hotel in downtown Houston. A first-generation Italian immigrant who sett...

Si svolgerà domani, 6 dicembre, alle ore 10.30, ora esatta del disastro minerario di Monongah, cittadina del West Virginia, Stati Uniti, l’evento “Monongah: per non dimenticare”, che si svolgerà a Frosolone, in Molise, presso l’Istituto comprensivo “G.A. Colozza” in corso Vittorio Emanuele III n. 70, organizzato dall’Associazione Monongah, Filitali...

If you watch the hit movie “The Irishman,” starring Hollywood heavyweights Robert DiNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, you’ll see Ralph Perfetto playing a Catholic monsignor presiding over Ray Romano’s wedding. When Steven Spielberg’s much-anticipated version of “West Side Story” hits the big screen in 2020, you’ll see Perfetto playing an old Italian-A...

The 2019 edition of “Il Filo Rosso del Pomodoro” (The Red Thread of Tomato) – the event organized by Italian tomato industry association Anicav that brings together the representatives of the supply chain in Naples – was an opportunity to discover the main trends in this industrial sector. A sector in which 115 companies operate, employing 10,000 p...

L’Italia è il primo paese in Europa per presenze sulla piattaforma Google Arts Project, in buona parte grazie a Napoli, unica città italiana oltre a Milano a partecipare al progetto promosso da Google, il cui intento è portare online il patrimonio culturale a beneficio di tutti gli utenti. Un network di musei cittadini che include il Madre, il Mann...

If there’s a connective thread in the program that revered tenor Andrea Bocelli will deliver in his message of joy and spiritual reflection at the Toyota Center on Thursday night, it’s a pretty simple one. “The common denominator is always the pursuit of beauty,” he said in an email interview. Led by longtime collaborator and conductor Eugene Kohn,...

After months and years of planning, construction, and lots of anticipation, Portillo’s has opened its new Fort Wayne location to the public. The fast-casual restaurant brand known for its Chicago-style menu celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. Mayor Tom Henry made an appearance and spoke about the addition o...

L’On. Francesca La Marca ha incontrato mercoledì 4 dicembre presso la Farnesina il Direttore generale per le risorse e l’innovazione del MAECI, Ambasciatore Renato Varriale, con il quale ha avuto un lungo e proficuo colloquio sulle questioni relative alla dotazione di personale nelle strutture decentrate della nostra amministrazione all’estero, con...

Maserati was awarded the coveted "Best Luxury Vehicle" honor by the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) in the District of Columbia, for the Maserati Quattroporte GTS. The prize was bestowed after careful evaluation of criteria by Washington, D.C. area journalists including on-road test drives of the V8-powered, 523-horsepower executive...