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Friday, June 5, 2020. 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. 45 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. The webinar will take place online through Cisco Webex Meetings. Organized by Filitalia International. The Italian Consiglio Superiore di Sanità (Public...

The first movie première that I ever attended was the one for Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull,” at the Ziegfeld, in the fall of 1980, thanks to a friend with connections. I was a recent college graduate on my first job (in commercials) and a Scorsese-phile on the basis of the three films of his that I’d seen: “Mean Streets,” “Taxi Driver,” and, abov...

As evidence that there is still fertile terrain to explore in the HBO series The Sopranos more than two decades after the show’s premiere, Drea De Matteo teams with pal Chris Kushner on Made Women. The weekly podcast is the second one involving regulars from that David Chase-created drama, as Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa are also re-watchi...

Do the names Sergio Leone, Sergio Corbucci, Frank Kramer, Sartana, Sabata, Tuco or Trinity mean anything to you, amigo? If they do, it’s probably because you’ve seen a few too many Spaghetti Westerns. "Spaghetti Western," for those tenderfoots that might not know, is the name given to a host of western films made in Italy and Spain during the sixti...

Una voce portentosa e una passione per la musica lirica ereditata dalla mamma e dal nonno fanno di Benedetta Orsi, mezzosoprano bolognese trapiantata negli Stati Uniti, un talento italiano di quelli che incantano il pubblico d’oltre Oceano. La cantante è diventata mamma in piena pandemia, con  tutte le difficoltà del caso. Una formazione tutta ital...

June 1 at 2pm EDT. $10. Presented by author, Linda Cardillo. Organized by Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Click here for more info & to register. Linda Cardillo, the award-winning author of fiction that explores the search for connection and belonging, will present the journey (both physical and metaphorical) she undertook in creating her late...

What have you been doing doing your time in “lockdown”? We here at the Italian American Podcast have been doing what we do best– working on being as unabashedly Italian American as possible! Seeing as a big part of the Italian American identity is drawing from the interactions we have with friends, family and fellow paesani, more than two months in...

Since its inception in 1947, the prestigious Premio Strega has been a mirror of the Italian cultural environment and its literary taste: its award-winning books have recounted our country, documenting its language, changes, and traditions. The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is part of the literary jury with 10 readers that will choose...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF), a registered 501(c)(3) charity that is committed to the future of baseball and softball for Italians and Italian Americans, announces the inaugural IABF Spaghetti and Baseballs podcast on the IABF Facebook page beginning on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 2 pm (EDT). IABF ambassador and MLB veteran Frank C...

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 5:00pm. Stefano Albertini (NYU) in conversazione con Aldo Grasso (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, critico televisivo, Il Corriere della Sera). The episode will be broadcast live on Casa's Facebook Page and website. In ITALIAN. Con un aumento degli ascolti del 20% negli ultimi tre mesi, la televisione in Italia è to...

The early morning darkness of March 22, 1944, was cloudy with no moonlight to guide the three inflatable boats carrying 15 United States soldiers and 650 pounds of dynamite on a secret mission, almost 250 miles behind enemy lines on the rocky Ligurian coast near Framura, in occupied Italy. Their mission—to locate and destroy two train tunnels, wher...

Nuovo appuntamento della serie di webinar “Business as usual” realizzati dalla Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW). Si svolgerà il prossimo 27 maggio alle 18:00 (ora italiana) il webinar dal titolo “Export Food & Wine - Quali novità attendersi da FDA” per esplorare le novità della Food & Drug Administration relative all'export di prodott...