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Italians in DC, insieme all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Casa Italiana, la National Italian American Foundation, Sons of Italy, il Lido Civic Club, e' lieta di sponsorizzare l'evento organizzato dalla Holy Rosary Church (la chiesa italo-americana a Washington) all'interno dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana.   La tavola rotonda offrira' un pro...

by Barbara Brown   There will be a Columbus Day ceremony at the Columbus Monument in front of Scotch Plains Town Hall on Saturday at 11 a.m. The event is hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO National, the Italian-American Club of Scotch Plains and the Knights of Columbus #5730 Council.   UNICO is the largest Italian Am...

by Felix Alarcon   The Bayonne chapter of Sons of Italy has announced its new officers for 2014-2015. On April 2 at the Dominic Del Monte Lodge 2560, the organization installed its new slate of officers, which includes John Baccarella, Grace Bitetto, Vitangelo Bitetto, and Gary La Pelusa, who is running for a seat on the Bayonne City Co...

A conference by Professor Costantino Sigismondi on measuring time with the sun. Through the construction of meridians (lines through which the sun crosses at noon) in Italian churches, increased precision and accuracy in solar astrometry was achieved.   From the Italian Renaissance through the 18th century the great basilicas of Italy were n...

People of all ages flocked to Rose Tree Park, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, on Sunday for the 5th Annual Italian American Heritage Festival in Media, PA. The one-day event attracted more than 30,000 people to enjoy a day in celebration of Italian heritage and culture. With a wide variety of Italian music, food, wine, and fashion along with fami...

di Emanuela Anderle   Il Neoclassicismo e il Futurismo sbarcano a Washington. Dal primo settembre 2014, la National Gallery of Art ospiterà una mostra dedicata a questi movimenti artistici italiani dal titolo "From Neoclassicism to Futurism: Italian Prints and Drawings, 1800–1925". "Un periodo questo un po' trascurato ma che in realtà ha pro...

Over 2500 visitors enjoyed the Italian Holiday Festival at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC on Saturday December 13, 2014. The beautiful Kogod courtyard was abuzz with the magic of traditional Italian performances and activities. "The Italian Fairy" entertained young visitors. Opera-Pop performed favorite songs. The Teatro Tasca...

A one-of-a-kind creamery in the South Central area of Pennsylvania is bringing the succulent taste of Italian cheeses to homes and restaurants in the United States.   In this Salute to American Success, we're taking a look at Caputo Brothers Creamery. The company created by David and Rynn Caputo- and named after their sons Giovanni and Matte...

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County Celebrates its 35th Anniversary. During the 1970s, Vittorio Russo, proprietor of a fine Italian restaurant known as the Clinton Point Inn, established an Italian Club by canvassing local businesses owned by persons with Italian sounding names. The club was for men and had a business flavor...

The Christine Fréchard Gallery will host an Opening Reception of Two Great Italian Masters this Friday, April 24. Come and meet the artists, Pier Luigi Slis and Laura D'Andrea, at the Gallery located at 5871 Forbes Avenue (between Shady & Murray). Pier Luigi Slis is an amazing talented artist living in a small village in Northern Italy. In...

By Ellen Weisberg   On behalf of President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, Italy's Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero bestowed the prestigious Order of the Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) to Joseph V. Del Raso, chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Frank Giordano, m...

Lowellville is a small village nestled along the banks of the Mahoning River, just west of the Pennsylvania border and nine miles from Youngstown.   You won't find the streets busy with tourists like you do in the big city "Little Italys" around the country, but nonetheless if the Mahoning Valley were pressed to designate an entire town as a...