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Siamo lieti di rendervi partecipi di un evento che vedrà protagonista l'amico Corrado Calabrò, Calabrese Illustre, già Presidente dell'Autority delle Comunicazioni, Presidente onorario del Consiglio di stato che, come di seguito potrai leggere, presenterà la nuova traduzione in inglese delle sue poesie il 19 febbraio prossimo, alle ore 18, presso l...

Durante il discorso di inaugurazione della sua presidenza lo scorso gennaio, Obama ha stupito menzionando, tra le iniziative di politica estera, la volontà di concludere un accordo di libero scambio tra Stati Uniti ed Unione Europea. La proposta è stata subito accolta dalle autorità di Bruxelles, con immediate reazioni positive del presidente della...

by Sarah Kaplan   More than a dozen Italian restaurants and pizzerias are opening in D.C. this spring. Here's one more to add to the list: Arcuri, which opens tomorrow in Glover Park.   The Italian-American eatery is co-owned by four friends who have worked their way through the D.C. restaurant scene: Bryce Gerlach, Joe Chapman, Adam...

di Roberto Zanni, Gente d'Italia - ItaliaChiamaItalia   Non si può dire che sia una novità: la musica italiana negli States ha sempre avuto un fascino particolare. Certo per i milioni di emigranti, dei figli dei figli, oggi americani che però ancora vibrano a sentire le note più profonde delle melodie nostrane. Ma si può dire per tutti anche...

It might not bode well for a restaurant when your first thought is: Are those edible?They were thin breadsticks that towered out of a champagne glass so high that my friends and I had to move them aside in order to make eye contact when we sat down for dinner at La Sera in Wyckoff. The glass nearly toppled over as we did so, and we wondered whether...

by Kelly Huth   May 18 will be a day of Italian food, music and cars in Bethlehem Township, Pa. Tempo Italiano, Fiat and Bruno Scipioni's Italian Ristorante & Pizzeria are partnering to bring a bit of Italy to the area. Fiats will be exhibited at Bruno Scipioni's, featuring a wide swath of customizable options to the car, and visit...

In collaboration with the Education Office of the Italian Embassy, the Italian Program hosted a symposium on "Learner Centered Classrooms" to a full house of 43 Italian language teachers from area schools.   Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz (Director, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures), Dr. Giuseppe Falvo (Director, Undergraduate Studies in...

December 14 (Sunday) 4:00 pm"The Vernacular Architecture of Italian-American Neighborhoods"Guest speaker: Dr. Jerome Krase, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Part of the Immigrant Experience, A Free Lecture Series at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Sponsored by Hoboken Historical Museum.1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJContact: Dar...

Enrica Voltan, the manager of Valbona in Este, Italy, is looking for a new market to export the company's pickles and pesto. A trip this week to Fredericksburg, Este's sister city, may provide an opportunity for Valbona and her visiting compatriots to enter the market here.   Read more   Source: http://www.fredericksburg.com/ &...

Atty. Mark Bufalino, left, stands with Herman Castellani, president of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County, in front of the statue of Christopher Columbus, located on the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street, Pittston. Bufalino's father, the late Atty.   Charles Bufalino, was president of the Columbus League of Luzerne...

Peter J. (PJ) Adonizio, area funeral director, has been chosen the Italian-American Association's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. He will be honored at the association's annual Columbus Day banquet set for at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Genetti Hotel and Convention Center in Wilkes-Barre.    Adonizio was born and rais...

by Meredith Bethune   Gaitherburg gets a new pizza place with the opening of Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana. Chef and owner Tony Conte, formerly of Jean Georges in New York and the Oval Room, will fire up the wood-burning oven tonight. Although Conte is well-known for his high-end cooking, he got his start making pizza in his hometown of...