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Facing Hunger Foodbank is postponing its annual Italiano! Festival, previously scheduled for Aug. 15 in downtown Huntington, according to a news release. The decision to postpone was based on the continuing demands of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis in the 17 counties served by the food bank. “With a 40% increase in food demand since...

Are we the ones really preserving art through conservation or is it a mutual relationship where art preserves us as well? The concept of displaying art in hospitals may seem to be a modern idea, but humanists truthfully believed that art and beauty possessed intrinsic healing powers for both the body and the soul. A great example is the oval depict...

“Agli albori del Coronavirus, tutti noi eravamo sconvolti da quello che stava accadendo in Italia, tanto che abbiamo tenuto una riunione d’emergenza, per stabilire cosa potevamo fare! Il primo gesto fu merito del Grand’Ufficiale Peter Caruso che, seguendo i notiziari italiani, inviò 15.000.00 Euro all’Ospedale Generale di Cosenza per l’acquisto di...

My Italian American heritage has always played a large role in my life. From a young age, the stories of my family’s hard work to make a new life for themselves in America inspired me to put my best foot forward in not only my studies but also in my career. As a political science major, working in Washington, D.C., was frequently thought of as a dr...

PI-Philly is delighted to invite you to the lecture "Contemporary Italian Artists in Philadelphia: A Focus On Sergio Lombardo." On several occasions, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has shown peculiar attention to Italian contemporary art. Indeed, the museum collection showcased many works of different Italian contemporary artists, including Sergio...

Philipo's Food Trailer, specializing in American and Italian cuisine, made its debut Thursday. Its owners partnered with the United Way of Southern West Virginia to celebrate with the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce the opening of their new business.  A portion of the proceeds made during Philipo's grand opening went toward the United Wa...

It’s not just an event—it’s an outward manifestation of something felt so deep within the community of Jessup, Pennsylvania, that it can only be described as “anima,” or “soul.” This year, while forces beyond their control caused their event to be canceled, the “anima” of Jessup still shines through. La Corsa dei Ceri, the annual “race of the saint...

Alle prese con un lento recupero delle attività ed in attesa di ricominciare a viaggiare è bello ricordare il viaggio di Donnavventura a Philadelphia. In tre giorni, le giovani protagoniste hanno potuto vedere e provare in prima persona molte delle attrazioni famose della città. Dalla scalinata di Rocky Balboa, in realtà del Philadelphia Museum of...

Filitalia International Chapter di Napoli, in collaborazione con FIDAPA Sez. di Nola Napoli presenta l'evento "Da Filangieri a Franklin" che si terrà il giorno 28 maggio 2020 alle ore 18.00 di Roma (ore 12.00 di New York) in modalità webinar Cisco Webex Meeting.   Le città di Napoli e Filadelfia si incontrano ricordando il rapporto di amicizia tra...

The Verona chapter of UNICO National celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And what a year it has been — for everyone! Through the pandemic, the chapter continues to live out the mission of “service above self.” UNICO National is the largest Italian-American service organization, which has chapters all across the United States, raising money f...

A veteran Essex bar will soon transform into a restaurant serving Italian-American cuisine. The building that once housed Schiesser's Idle Hour will become Buon Appetito, a sit-down restaurant serving classic dishes like pizza, shrimp scampi and chicken Marsala. Restaurateur Mauro Peralta, who also owns Siesta's Banquet Hall in Dundalk, is working...

Summer may be more than a month away, but that didn't stop Vilardo's Italian Deli from starting the season a little early with Italian Street Corn. Picture it, all the flavors we associate with Summer in Sorrento, on that most-American icon: corn-on-the-cob. Pecorina, parsley, lemon, butter, and pink peppercorn thyme seasoning from Spiceology come...