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Jayson Tatum and his Boston Celtics teammates were focused on every word from their interim head coach Joe Mazzulla when he addressed them for the first time in the midst of turmoil. The 34-year-old was just elevated from assistant coach to first-time NBA head coach in the wake of Celtics head coach Ime Udoka being suspended for the entire 2022-23...

The Awards Ceremony of the 14th Amerigo Journalism Prize was held yesterday morning in Florence at the American Consulate General. In attendance were Consul General Ragini Gupta, host of the Ceremony, Florence Prefect Valerio Valenti and Florence City Councilor Elisabetta Meucci; for Amerigo, National President Andrea Gumina, Secretary General Mass...

Tombola, Panettone & Pandoro: an Italian Holiday Tradition. Tuesday, December 20, 6:00-8:00 PM. Register here. Italian Cultural Center, Traffic Zone Building, 250 Third Ave N., Suite 625, Minneapolis (MN). Join Ileana Tamberlani, native Italian from Rome & Italian Instructor, for a fun night of Italian Holiday Traditions! Tombola is the most tradit...

NIAF is proud to congratulate our friend and longtime supporter Dr. Richard Mollica of Harvard Medical School, who has received a lifetime achievement award for Equity, Social Justice and Advocacy from the Harvard Medical School.NIAF has been working with Dr. Mollica and Harvard Medical School in providing trauma support since the L'Aquila earthqua...

Rome marks the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on Thursday 8 December - a Catholic holy day and a national public holiday in Italy - with a series of traditions and special events. Pope Francis will pay homage to the Virgin Mary by making a pilgrimage to Piazza Mignanelli near the Spanish Steps at 16.00. In a tradition dating back to 1958, the p...

Owner Jay Raffaldini will unveil a red blend called Patrimonio at his namesake winery in western North Carolina on the afternoon of Dec. 10. Raffaldini said the name means legacy or heritage in Italian and is designed to honor his father, whose picture is on the label. “Everything I am today was due to his inspiration and endless challenging of me...

North Providence residents Dr. Frank W. Pallotta Jr., left, and Thomas “Pee Wee” DeAngelis were inducted into the Rhode Island Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame at an induction dinner held on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. Pallotta played softball for 50 years, from 1968-2018, and won multiple tournaments all over New England, as...

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…Jack Frost nipping at your nose. Opening line in “The Christmas Song.” When late singer-songwriter Mel Torme composed those lyrics 77 years ago, he perhaps envisioned the dark brown nuts roasting on stands at street corners and shopping malls across the United States, symbolizing the sights, scents and tastes of t...

Andrea Bocelli is among the most well-known singers in the world and may be the most famous tenor living today. The opera star, 64, attributes his success to the several people who nurtured his career early and continued to encourage and support him along the way. “I have been blessed to have had great help and have tried to help others in the same...

Thousands of fans lined the blocks surrounding Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom on the evening of Friday December 2nd. Italian punk rock quartet Måneskin was bringing their soul out Loud Kids Tour to the Big Apple for two back to back sold out performances. The line wrapped down 34th street, up 9th Avenue and down 35th Street, ending in an almost f...

"In the current geopolitical scenario, the need to strengthen international relations among 'trusted friends' has become even more urgent," noted the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, in her welcoming remarks at the 16th "Transatlantic Award Gala Dinner" organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham) in M...

The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Inc. (Savoy Foundation) will host its 25th annual Ballo di Savoia (Royal Savoy Ball) on Saturday, December 17, 2022 in New York City under the patronage of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Victor Emmanuel and Princess Marina of Savoy.