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The April 12 round table From Ethnic to Multi-cultural Italian Media in the U.S hosted by the Inserra Chair at Montclair State University brought together Bénédicte Deschamps, Associate Professor in American Studies at the University of Paris Diderot, Maurita Cardone, Deputy Editor at La Voce di New York, Lucia Grillo, producer of Italics, and jour...

Dear ICS friends, This year's Christmas Party will be Sunday, December 11th, at 4:30 pm, at the Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Like the previous years, it is our annual potluck dinner (please read details on what to bring in the flyer below). We organized it in collaboration with Le D.I.V.E. and Ma...

The city's postponed Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26. The festival and parade was originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12. It was postponed due to weather. According to Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family, who are hosting the events, the Italian Festival and the Columbus Day Parade will celebrat...

by Mike Davis   At the close of business on Friday, Roma Bank, the 93-year-old community bank founded in the Chambersburg neighborhood of Trenton, ceased to exist as a business entity. While the sign on the bank's Town Center headquarters won't come down just yet, Roma Bank and Investors Bank on Friday took the final step in consummatin...

Il Ministero degli Esteri intende istituire un Consolato onorario con competenza sulle contee dello Stato del New Jersey facenti parte della circoscrizione del Consolato di Newark, soppresso il 28 febbraio scorso (Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, Warren, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Mercer, Somerset).   Il Consolato...

By Joseph Sabino Mistick This past Tuesday, 50 or so Pittsburgh Italians gathered with family and friends in a basement Mexican restaurant in Pittsburgh's Strip District to view the premiere broadcast of "The Italian Americans," a two-part PBS special recounting the travails and triumphs of the Italian diaspora. Two WQED personalities were there...

April 12, 2015 - Sunday 2:00 PMPadua Academy - 905 North Broom Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19806 Delphi Opera presents its production of Verdi's timeless classic masterpiece La Traviata, sponsored by the Wilmington Friends of Italian Culture. This production marks the grand finale of the Friends of Italian Culture's season of mont...

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pmLocation: The Office of the Consul General, Public Ledger Building, Suite 1026 150 south independence Mall West Philadelphia,PA 19106The Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, in collaboration with the NJ Italian and Italian American Heritage Commissing (NJIIAHC) cordially invites you to atten...

di Lucio Luca   Quarant'anni e non sentirli. Tanto che qualcuno spera ancora che prima o poi il vecchio Rocky si rimetta la tuta da ginnastica e riprenda a correre lungo le strade dell'Italian Market prima di salire tutta d'un fiato la famosa scalinata esultando con le braccia al cielo.   Difficile, forse impossibile, anche se da Sylv...

by Gary Puleo   It's that time of year when those who are so inclined can forget that summer's dog days are numbered and instead celebrate as "paisanos," whether they're Italian or not. Festa Italiana tends to have that effect on people. The revelry that began Friday evening went full tilt on Sunday afternoon, following the post-Ma...

by Lisa Femia   The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the creation of NIAF on Campus, a new NIAF Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) Program. If you know an outstanding Italian or Italian studies professor and Italian American college or graduate student, please encourage them to apply!   The program i...

Celebrities and entertainment take center stage during the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Gala Awards Weekend to celebrate a milestone at its new venue at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, October 16 -18, 2015.   As part of NIAF's lineup of celebrities, actors Danny Aiello, Chazz Palminteri and Annabel...