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Presidente e fondatore della NIA-PAC National Italian American Political Action Committee, un’organizzazione, con sede in Philadelphia (USA), creata per assistere e supportare i giovani italo-americani a raggiungere posizioni di rilievo a livello statale, federale e governativo nella loro carriera, Amato Berardi è anche membro della fondazione NIAF...

The expansive grounds of the Holy Face Monastery in Clifton, N.J. offer a unique backdrop that breaks away from the typical Italian-American street festival. Here you’ll find palatial views, old stone architecture and Italian Americans of all ages, who gather to celebrate the annual Madonna Del Sacro Monte Feast. The Italian Sons of Daughters of Am...

Words such as buongiorno and grazie may be as likely to be heard on the streets of Fredericktown as they are on the streets of Rome. Students at Bethlehem-Center High School are learning a Romance language spoken by millions throughout the world but taught in few high schools in the region. The Deemston school bolstered its foreign language program...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio, ha ospitato a Villa Firenze una serata in onore dell’Associazione Save Venice che dal 1971 si dedica alla tutela del patrimonio storico e culturale della città di Venezia. L’evento apre “Tintoretto on the Potomac: Save Venice in Washington”, una serie di visite, incontri e conferenze, organizzate dall’As...

Peggy Guggenheim was a glamorous American heiress who spent much of her life traveling throughout Europe, assembling a collection of Cubist, Surrealist and abstract expressionist masterpieces. Joanna Zotti is the cheerful daughter of an actuary and a radiologist from Roseland, N.J., who has spent her last four years at Rutgers University-New Brunsw...

The Allegro Singers, featuring three internationally renowned soloists, will present a concert titled “Italian Opera Favorites” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in the Community Room of the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road. Operatic soprano Liora Michelle, tenor Hamid Rodriguez and baritone Ricardo Rosa will perform arias and duets from "Il...

Port Richmond, Thompson & Cambria Sts., Philadelphia. Start Date and Time: Thursday, May 30 – 5 pm to 10 pm. End Date and Time: Saturday, June 1 – 5 pm to 6 pm. Mother of Divine Grace, located in Port Richmond, will hold its annual Italian Festival on May 30, May 31, June 1 and June 6, 7, and 8 starting at 6 pm. Homemade spaghetti suppers will be s...

As part of Italy's participation in the 2019 Satellite Exposition in Washington, the President of the Italian Space Agency, Giorgio Saccoccia, spoke during a conference organized at the Embassy of Italy to present the governance framework for the space sector in Italy. The conference was opened by the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armand...

Ralph's Italian Ice's moved into their new location in Hazlet. The popular Italian ice shop moved right next door from their old location, moving from 1729 Union Avenue to 1731 Union Avenue, according to the Asbury Park Press. They decided to move because a road-widening project made parking too difficult at the old location, according to the repor...

To most opera lovers, it’s as familiar as their own hands: the opera about an opera singer, Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca.” To newcomers, it can seem the epitome of the heightened emotions and tragedy that are stereotypical of opera. And to musicians like those in Washington National Opera’s upcoming run of the opera, from May 11 to 25, “Tosca” represen...

Corrado's Market, an Italian specialty store, will open its first Morris County location in Denville on Saturday, May 11. The store will open in Denville Commons (3130 Rt. 10 West) at 8 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Denville Mayor Thomas Andes. Music, treats, and prizes will be offered up. Corrado's first opened in 1950, and has bee...

You might think of South Philly as our Little Italy. I’ll make a case for a different neighborhood. Also this week, I find interesting Lebanese cooking in a Malvern shopping center and tasty sandwiches from a hole in the wall in Fishtown. And Craig LaBan is here, all choked up about a spring vegetable. If you need food news, click here and fo...