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Two of my favorite things to do is to listen to live jazz music and anything Italian. And the best place to listen to a live jazz show is at Georgetown's iconic Blues Alley. So, CiaoDC is syced to bring you l'Italian Jazz Series, a perfect evening out on the town. The Italian Embassy has organized l'Italian Jazz Series, which will be hosted by Blue...

In 2013, the Mercer County Italian American Festival Committee donated and erected a statute of Christopher Columbus on the site of their building in Hamilton Township, a municipality comprised OF 70% Italian Americans. Shortly thereafter, irresponsible vandals defaced the statute by blackening the face. Cavaliere John Scarpati called it a despicab...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee will host its Honoree Dinner Gala at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Nanina's in the Park in Belleville. For tickets, call Barbara Freda at 973-650-3849 or Melissa Matturro at 973- 661-9234.   The awardees being honored in this year's parade are as follows: Vincent Micco, Grand Marshal; M...

The Association of Amarone Families, comprised of the 12 most prestigious producers of the Veneto's signature red wine, will be coming to Washington, D.C. Oct. 17-19 for a series of events during the NIAF Gala Weekend and at the Italian Embassy.   This will be the Amarone Families' fifth U.S. tour, in an effort to promote these noble Italian...

by Carol Comegno   High school junior Dylan Skidmore is not Italian, but that's of no matter. He has been pursuing all things Italian — taking an Italian language course at Glassboro High School, joining its Italian club, dancing with its new Italian folk troupe, making pasta and pizza, and waiting for the club's spring trip to Italy....

L'Approccio Reggio Emilia è una filosofia pedagogica progressista, unico nel suo genere, che ha fatto strada dall'Italia all'America, ispirando insegnanti e genitori. In un momento in cui la standardizzazione nelle scuole pubbliche americane sta diventando l'approccio prevalente, si assiste ad un'infelice riduzione dei corsi d'arte, musica e teatro...

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today announced that President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio will receive the 2016 Award for Excellence in Business, presented by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian herit...

By Mary Ann Barton The Italian Place, billed as a gourmet Italian market, is expected to open soon in Old Town Alexandria. Located at 621 Wythe St. (see map below), in Alexandria, the market is expected to carry gourmet items and sandwiches as well as sell beer and wine, according to posts to the market's Facebook page and applications made by th...

Members of UNICO Delaware District 1, which includes both Southern Delaware and Maryland chapters (Delmarva and Rehoboth Area), took a break in a community service project at St. Edmond Church on Aug. 10, to plan the fourth annual Brian Piccolo Award event.   This award is earned each year by a high school senior athlete of Italian origin in...

Even as a child I remember being more excited about Christmas Eve than Christmas day and my birthday combined – which is saying a lot for a kid. My family has been doing the Feast of the Seven Fishes for as long as I can remember, well really as long as my grandmother and great-grandmother could remember. And all these years later, I am still in aw...

"Abbiamo un vino di qualità, buono e non troppo costoso, con una buona promozione e una buona immagine specie negli Usa". È quanto sottolinea oggi il Presidente della Confeuro, Rocco Tiso, ricordando che "gli Stati Uniti sono un mercato fondamentale per il successo di un'azienda vinicola, soprattutto se "dop" o "igp", oltre all'enorme mercato rappr...

Meglio una buona notizia che una cattiva notizia, avrebbe detto il "principe dell'ovvio" Massimo Catalano, celebre personaggio della trasmissione "Quelli della notte" di Renzo Arbore, appena scomparso. E di buone notizie per il vino mondiale e italiano, dagli Usa, mercato enoico n. 1 del pianeta e dove l'Italia è leader, continuano ad arrivare buon...