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Sometime in the late 1920s, a first-generation Italian-American named Daniel Terra took part in a tap audition. He wasn’t recalled, losing out to fellow Pennsylvanian Gene Kelly. But what might have been showbusiness’s loss became the art world’s gain. Kelly went on to Hollywood stardom. Terra went back to school, studying chemical engineering at P...

Kaley Cuoco might have complained that she looked "too Midwest" as she played Penny on "The Big Bang Theory," but the actress is over in Europe right now. Kaley is shooting her new TV show "The Flight Attendant," and she's been keeping Instagram updated on the whole thing. FYI, if you need an insight into Kaley's experiences so far in Italy, they'v...

Acclaimed actor Robert De Niro is receiving a Life Achievement Award at this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards. The award is given annually to someone who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession." De Niro has been starring in films for more than 50 years. Gabrielle Carteris, president of the trade union SAG-AFTRA, called De Niro "one of...

Un italoamericano fiero delle sue origini e autore del libro edito da Forbes Books “Three cords approach to life and wealth management for business owners” (“L’approccio delle tre corde alla vita e alla gestione patrimoniale per imprenditori”). Rocco A. Carriero è stato inserito tra i migliori 40 consulenti finanziari 2019 nella lista di Forbes e i...

Leonardo’s single-engine TH-119 design has been selected to be the U.S. Navy’s TH-73A training helicopter that will replace the aged TH-57 Sea Ranger fleet, the Defense Department announced Monday. The contract, which goes through AugustaWestland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is for 32 aircraft and is valued at about $176.5 million. Leonardo an...

Fine Italian wine importer, Empson USA has announced its annual “Barolo Brunello Barbaresco Tour,” which will take place January 23 – January 30. Highlighting the great reds of Northern Italy, Empson USA will celebrate its renowned Barolo, Brunello and Barbaresco producers during a multi-city celebration of events and tastings around the United Sta...

’A.I.M. – Associazione per l’Italia nel Mondo, ha il piacere di annunciare la nascita del nuovo team dedicato alle Pubbliche Relazioni. Gli incaricati avranno il compito di coadiuvare il lavoro dei Segretari Nazionali A.I.M. nelle rispettive aree di competenza e le attività dei singoli direttivi nella promozione della lingua, dello stile e della cu...

New York, 1905. Tra i tanti giovani sardi arrivati nella Grande Mela alla ricerca di nuove opportunità c’era anche il ventiseienne Augusto Bissiri. Proveniva da Seui, un piccolo centro della Barbagia Di Seulo, con la valigia ricolma di speranze e di fogli su cui annotava disegni e calcoli: già, perché era un inventore, Augusto. Nel 1906, appena un...

It is safe to say that there were very few, if any, people in my Southwest-Philly neighborhood that could be called “bluebloods.” Very few dukes and earls worked in the factories of Westinghouse and General Electric, the two largest employers in our area. What my neighborhood could boast, however, were hundreds of hardworking, honest, and moral men...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), in conjunction with Directors Anthony and Joe Russo and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), is excited to announce that applications are now open for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Now in its fourth year, the program annually awards multiple $8,000 grants to ambitious f...

California winemakers are lending support to their French, Spanish and Italian counterparts in a plea to eliminate tariffs on the beverage after a trade standoff involving Airbus SE spilled over into duties on European wine. “Wine should not be targeted with tariffs of any kind in trade disputes unrelated to the wine trade,” the Wine Institute, whi...

A distanza di due mesi dall’ultimo “scontro” in materia di commercio internazionale, l’Europa ha assistito alla messa in atto da parte degli Stati Uniti di dazi del valore di 25% su un gruppo ben definito di prodotti agroalimentari diretti nel territorio americano, del valore di circa 1.74 miliardi di dollari. Olive, formaggi, yogurt, burro, salumi...