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Yet another huge Italian celebration has returned to New Jersey. The 87th Annual Hoboken Italian Festival, otherwise known as the Feast of the Madonna dei Martiri, kicked off in style yesterday at Sinatra Park along the Hoboken waterfront.   The four-day event offers festivalgoers a delicious variety of Italian delicacies, live music an...

Italians in DC e' onorata di annunicare la sua partnership con la Washington Concert Opera (WCO) el celebrare ilalt 200mo anniversario della nascita del piu' grande compositiore italiano del 19mo secolo: Giuseppe Verdi. Per la stagione 2013/2014 la WCO presenta due gemme della produzione di Verdi relativamente sconosciute: I masnadieri e Il co...

The National Italian American Foundation 2013 Photo Contest is now accepting submissions. The topic is: Italianità ...The Italian spirit or essence; ItaliannessThe photo contest is open to amateurs, shutterbugs and professionals. Submit only one photo per person/entrant. If you submit multiple entries, we will consider only the first photo received...

At this time of year, a rear dining room with a blazing fireplace is still the favorite choice of many diners at Francisco's on the River, just north of Washington Crossing, Pa.   But in warm weather the front dining room and outside tables, which look toward the Delaware River, are preferred at this attractive BYOB in a country setting that...

Inizia il 20 maggio, la visita ufficiale della Presidente della Camera Laura Boldrini negli Stati Uniti. Come sempre in occasione dei suoi viaggi all'estero, agli incontri istituzionali si affiancheranno quelli con la società civile e le visite a luoghi di particolare rilevanza economica, scientifica e culturale.   Prima tappa della visita s...

Centuries ago, if you wanted to see the paintings of the great Italian masters, you would have embarked on something called The Grand Tour, a kind of traveling educational experience to the principal artistic centers of Renaissance Italy: Rome, Milan, Bologna, Florence, Siena, Naples and Venice.   This summer, The Grand Tour, by way of Glasg...

È stata la Danaë (1544–45) di Tiziano, una delle opere più rappresentative del Rinascimento italiano, a dare ieri, 1 ° luglio, l'avvio al semestre di Presidenza italiana del Consiglio dell'Unione Europea a Washington.   Presenti alla National Gallery of Art, che ospiterà il quadro fino al 2 novembre prossimo, rappresentanti dell'Amministrazi...

The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the EMBASSY OF ITALY and the ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE present NIGHT OF ITALIAN OPERA! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano YANA EMINOVA and baritone ANTON BELOV.   Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from great o...

Join in an evening of deli­cious food, enter­tain­ment and good com­pany at: TRUMPETS JAZZ CLUB, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair, on Feb­ru­ary 17th from 6:30 — 10:30PM. Tak­ing place on the eve of "CARNEVALE."   Enjoy a hot buf­fet — includes penne alla vodka, lasagne, egg­plant parmi­giana, pork loin, salad and much more. There will spe­cial d...

The Valerie Fund was presented with a $1,000 donation by the Sons of Italy on Wednesday, February 25 in support of their upcoming event on Saturday, June 13 in Essex County’s Verona Park. The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run will mark the tenth time supporters have come together to celebrate the courage and hope o...

The Curious Grape, the wine bar and shop in Shirlington, closed Saturday night, but a new restaurant will be taking its place shortly. Coming in to the location on 2900 S. Quincy Street will be Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar, an Italian restaurant that plans to start its soft opening on Thursday, its owners told ARLnow.com today. &...

The Energica Motor Company recently announced that it will display its new Energica Ego sportbike, a 3D-printed motorcycle, at the 2016 CES show in Las Vegas. The Energica Ego and Energica Eva, an electric streetfighter, are the first Italian high-performing electric motorcycle designed with F1 technology.   Franco Cevolini, president a...