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During his visit to Washington to attend the NATO Foreign Affairs Ministerial on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty establishing the Alliance on April 4, 1949, Minister Moavero Milanesi had a series of meetings with Trump administration officials and members of the Senate and House. During his meeting with the N...

Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00 PM, Rainey Lecture Room, Penn Museum (3260 South Street, Philadelphia). Free admission. Brian Rose, Ph.D., Peter C. Ferry Curator-in-Charge, Mediterranean Section. In this lecture, Dr. Brian Rose reviews new archaeological discoveries in Rome and Pompeii during the last 30 years. In Rome, in particular, increased construct...

Dr. Marjorie Och will give a free lecture on Jacopo Tintoretto on Friday, April 12, at St. George’s Church, 905 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. A social gathering is at 6:30 PM, and the lecture begins at 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Dr. Och’s lecture is timed to coincide with Tintoretto: Ar...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019. 9 am - 10:30 am Light Breakfast (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum. 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. The event is FREE OF CHARGE for all Filitalia members and $5 for non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. After World Wa...

Joshua Lance's latest solo exhibition, Pieces of Italy... And Beyond is currently on display at the Bank of Princeton in Lambertville until April 15.  Josh will return to his hometown of Lambertville after spending two months in Siena, Italy painting Italian landscapes with easel in tow.  This is his third trip to Italy, after painting in Rome, Flo...

The Little Italy Lodge OSIA #2286 Foundation, Inc. will be awarding educational scholarships totaling $12,000 (two for $4,000; two for $2,000) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards assist individuals of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, their spouses, and specific family members may apply. Applica...

Centenary University's Sports Management Department presents Joe Piscopo Sunday, April 14 at 3pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. The event is being held as a special fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of New Jersey. Tickets are $20.00 for general admission. Centenary University will also be holding a special meet & greet with Joe Pisco...

Vince’s Pizzeria, pretty much an institution on Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, has not one but two offshoots in the works for Bucks County, each to be operated by members of the extended family. Vince Rota, a grandson of the founders, is behind a location due to open in late spring at 2500 State Rd. in Bensalem, part of an enormous mixed-u...

Saturday April 13, 2019. Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM. World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Buy Tickets here. Back for it’s third time at our downstairs venue and presented every two years receiving a standing ovation every time, La Giara (The Water Jug) merges Italian Folk and Opera with Brazilian Choro and Jazz, t...

You won't have to wait long for your meal at the newest Secaucus pizzeria. Firenza, now open on Plaza Drive, bakes its pies in an 800-degree dome oven in less than three minutes. "Our recipes uses the finest 00 Italian flour," owners Dave Wood and Dave Baer said. "It enables our crust to get that perfect bake that results in a crispy outside with t...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce the fourth year of the NIAF Congressional Fellowship Program to encourage and support the next generation of Italian American leadership. During the fall of 2019, the Foundation will place five outstanding Italian American college students, graduate students and recent graduates i...

Maria Fasanella, Presidente Monte San Giacomo Ladies Auxiliary of New Jersey, è stata nominata “Donna dell’anno 2019” dalla Federazione delle Associazioni Campane negli Stati Uniti. La cerimonia, inserita nella XV edizione della Festa dei Campani nel Mondo, svoltasi domenica scorsa a New York, ha visto la presenza di circa 250 delegati provenienti...