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AATI is looking for a creative mind to help us rethink our look by creating a brand/logo for the association. The logo should somehow represent our guidingcharacteristics: "Preserve, Advance, and Promote Italian Culture" and reflect our mission: The American Association of Teachers of Italian is a professional organization...

by Jack Silverman   Waching Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's electric performance on The Colbert Report last week, a couple of things stood out. First, whether she's delivering a synth-pop megahit to a 20,000-strong arena crowd or a jazz standard to a small studio audience, Gaga is a phenomenal singer.   Second, despite being 88 years old...

Intellect is delighted to announce the new issue of Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies 3.3, 2015. This issue features articles, interviews, film reviews and book reviews on transmedia and social media.   Articles Valentina Re Online film circulation, copyright enforcement and the access to culture: The Italian case This article...

The exotic 4C is Alfa Romeo's first car to sell as it re-enters the U.S. market this year. It's made from carbon fiber, has wild Italian styling and is designed for purists who want supercar thrills at an attainable price. Yet here I sit in the 4C, Alfa's first car to hit American shores since 1995, and I find my soul stirred with passion. &n...

di Eleonora Dragotto   John Fante nasce nel 1909 nella fredda Denver, in Colorado, primo di quattro figli; suo padre, Nicola Fante, è un muratore di origine abruzzese, mentre la madre, casalinga cattolicissima, ha genitori lucani. Se la sua infanzia non è tra le più serene, altrettanto si può dire della sua vita adulta e della sua tormentata...

When it's time to look sharp, men have lots of options these days. When it comes to suits, they can choose from the American cut, the English cut and of course, the Italian cut. But according to author Michelle Finamore this wasn't always the case. In the new book, "The Man Who Was Brioni" Finamore chronicles the fashion innovations of...

by Elizabeth Paton   The global luxury market might be heading for its weakest year since 2009, but private equity investment, at least within the Italian fashion sector, appears to be back on a growth trend.   After lurching from one recession to the next after the 2008 financial crisis, the hundreds of thousands of small- and medium...

Premier Matteo Renzi said Tuesday that he looked forward to closer cooperation between the United States and Italy in the energy field during a visit to ENEL's Stillwater plant in Nevada at the start of a four-day trip in America. "Stillwater is a symbol of the possible cooperation between the USA and Italy," Renzi said at the groundbreaking combin...

By Angelo Coniglio Recent columns have reviewed the free genealogy research website of the Mormon church, https://familysearch.org/ (familysearch). The most recognized paid subscription genealogy site is www.Ancestry.com (Ancestry).   Ancestry may be considered expensive by many beginning researchers; however, the service does offer free 14...

Eataly, senza dubbio, è ormai una realtà consolidata in Italia e nel mondo, ma anche un format in continua crescita ed evoluzione: qualcosa bolle sempre in pentola. Cosa c'è nel suo futuro? "Tanta America, tanti Stati Uniti, perché siamo stati accolti così bene dagli americani da riuscire a vendere le nostre eccellenze come in Italia. Ormai abbiamo...

Imab Group, a vertically integrated Italian producer of bedroom furniture, is set to unveil a collection of youth bedroom furnishings for school-age kids in the company's new showroom at this month's High Point Market. It will mark the U.S. debut for the company, which will be showing in space D-1034 of the International Home F...

by Mike Weatherford   Buddy Greco, the jazz pianist turned Las Vegas showman who had a presence from the 1950s through the 2000s, died Tuesday. He was 90. Like many performers of his era, Greco's live career sustained him well beyond his best-known hit, a finger-snapping 1960 rendition of "The Lady Is a Tramp," which established his Las...