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The Friends of The Philadelphia City Institute Library and The America-Italy Society of Philadelphia present Verdi 200 at the Free Library on Rittenhouse Square.   Verdi opera films screened from 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday, October 12, 2013.    Read more   Source: http://www.aisphila.org  

by Richard Gawel   She trained at the elite Cordon Bleu in Paris. She worked at Wolfgang Puck's famous Spago restaurant in Los Angeles. She's the star of "Giada at Home," "Everyday Italian," and "Food Network Star" on TV. She's a mom with deep culinary roots now sharing those traditions with her own daughter. And, Giada De Laurentiis is the...

By Mel Fabrikant The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera has rescheduled the last date to audition for the Verismo Opera Chorus to February 5, 2014. Due to inclement weather conditions, the auditions scheduled for January 22 were cancelled. Auditions for the chorus will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jerse...

The Sons of Italy held their biggest and best St. Joseph's Day Festival at St. Andrew's Hall in Ocean City on March 22. People arrived in buses and cars from all parts of Maryland, from Washington, D.C., and from other areas.   When I arrived at the hall around 12:30 p.m., I could not believe my eyes. Everything was so well organized and bea...

Il giorno 7 maggio 2014, presso OUSD AT&L (Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) - con sede in Mark Center, Alexandria, VA (USA) – si è svolto il 6th Bilateral Declaration of Principles (DoP) Plenary Meeting.   DoP è un'intesa bilaterale di cooperazione Italia-USA, firmata dai Ministri della...

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP, the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for her book, All That Lies Between Us (Guernica Editions). She is the founder /executive director of the Po...

Twelve members of The Italian Club of Centennial High School in Howard County were among the ravioli makers October 18th in Saint Leo's School Hall. The Club, with 25 members, participates in philanthropic activities and other events such as restaurant night, parties where they cook Italian food, and Italian movie night.   The group particip...

In 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and riots ensued all over the country. A year later these riots had largely diminished, but tensions over their cause -- in part, systemic segregation and disenfranchisement -- were still high.   When such boils over in Brooklyn, the Italian-American family of young Joe Montaperto uproots to th...

Goodfella's, an award-winning brick oven-baked pizza and family-style Italian-American food restaurant, is coming to the Livingston Mall food court this December. Besides its award-winning pizza, Goodfella's menu includes everything from soups, salads, heros, wraps and Italian hot-pressed paninis to pastas, entrées and brick oven rolls. For de...

The Westwood Regional School District's World Language Department recently announced that Italian language teacher Anthony Genovese was awarded a $4,500 grant from the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE).   The IACE partnered with the Edizioni Farinelli publishing company to provide Italian educational resources for the receiving...

by Mark Di Ionno   First, filmmaker John Maggio had to dispose of the M-word, because it's the first thing that came up when he was trying to raise money to produce "The Italian-Americans," a two-part, four-hour documentary PBS will unveil this month.   "It took longer to raise the money than to actually make the film," Maggio said be...

June 9, 2015 - Tuesday 5:30 PM (on various days)St Anthony of Padua - 901 N. Dupont Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19805The St. Anthony's Italian Festival returns on Sunday, June 7 and continues through Sunday, June 14. The 2015 Festival theme is Abruzzo, a region to which many in Delaware's Italian-American community trace their ance...