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by Mauro Battocchi   I want to call your attention to a fantastic Italian chef and food writer in Portland, who not only excels at the art of cooking itself, but also at promoting the Italian cuisine through new media. Grazia Solazzi grew up in Northern Italy (Asola) and learned cooking directly from her family members, who donned the dinner...

PAMLA 2015, Nov. 6-8, Portland State U.Special Session: The New Italians: Perspectives on Multicultural ItalySession Presiders: Elena Dalla Torre (edallato@slu.edu), Maristella Cantini (scantini@gmail.com) In recent years critical studies on post-colonialism, immigration and multiculturalism in Italy have reflected the existence of a heterogeneous...

Who: Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo What: Scholarship awards celebration When: May 4 Where: Pueblo Country Club   Highlights/honorees: Adelyn Crank and Sadie Tishma received the Persons of the Year Award. Four high school seniors received $1,000 scholarships: Hannah Zabukovic and Jared Horvat, South High School; Allaya Pacheco, East; a...

A 2001 Mountain Home High School alumnus was recently awarded a Fulbright Foundation for Southern Italy Award, an honor often given to senior faculty members. The 33-year-old visiting assistant professor of Italian at the University of Arkansas, Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, said he went into Italian studies because he has "always been fascinated with la...

Doheny's Swim Forward ScholarshipSponsor: Doheny.com online retail companyAmount: $500.00 Eligibility: Senior who displays disciplined leadership skills as well as team spirit towards an aquatic pursuit.Applicant has to be a member of a school aquatics sport team, local aquatic club or league, or hold a lifeguard position. Considered in acade...

Henderson's newest Italian Cucina, BRAVO! will make its debut at the Galleria at Sunset on Thursday, May 28 with an eye-popping grand opening celebration. Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen will kick off the festivities with a welcome ceremony, and present a 'Certificate of Congratulations' on behalf of the City of Henderson. Following the presentation an...

by Alex Bitter   Turning waste into environmentally friendly plastics is the goal of a $1.4-million project announced Tuesday by the University of Hawai'i and an Italian plastics company.   Researchers in the School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology (SOEST) will use the money to improve the plastic manufacturing process used...

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Cibola HIgh School, Albuquerque, NM, has an opening for a full-time Italian teacher, beginning in August 2014.   The position involves teaching levels 1 through AP. Cibola, part of the Albuquerque Public Schools District, is an urban high school with approximately 1800 students and a growin...

From April 11th to April 14th, the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon in Eugene will be hosting the 2013 American Association of Italian Studies Conference. Scholars, intellectuals and writers who research and contribute to Italian literature and cultural studies will take part in a substantive exchange of ideas and experti...

Legends, music, tall tales and customs are part of folklore that people enjoy. The world of folklore, from Italy to Utah's Cache Valley, will be captured by Steve Siporin on Wednesday at the Lee Library on Brigham Young University campus.   Siporin, professor of folklore at Utah State University will discuss "A Bear and A Bandit: What a Lege...

A $1,500 scholarship is being offered by the Italian American Club of Maui. High school seniors may pick up an application at their school office.   Source: http://www.mauinews.com/

Sunday February 22nd, 3 PM-6 PM. Valley Catholic Early Learning School - 4450 SW Saint Marys Dr, Beaverton 97007. Please join Scuola Italiana di Portland for the 10th annual Festa di Carnevale for Kids! This super-sized costume party celebrates the annual Italian holiday. From face painting to frog hopping to clever clowning and trea...