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by Justin Sarachik   Perhaps one of the most intricate and yet overlooked aspects of creating a story is setting the scene in a manner to coax readers in. A good book offers an array of colors, sights, sounds, and places set out like a painter's palette looking to create a Monet on canvas.   This style in itself is usually alloca...

Durante la prossima stagione estiva Delta Air Lines ricomincerà a operare con il partner di joint venture Alitalia i voli stagionali diretti non stop: Roma FCO-New York (giornaliero); Roma FCO-Detroit (giornaliero); Milano-Atlanta (giornaliero); Venezia Marco Polo-New York (giornaliero); Venezia Marco Polo-Atlanta (giornaliero) e Pisa-New York JFK...

2014 kicks off on a North American note for Gigi D'Alessio. The Italian superstar will release his 18th studio set Ora via Sony Music on February 4th, followed by the kick off of his world tour with a seven city concert run of the continent on February 7th.   One of Italy's most popular recording artists, the Naples-born D'Alessio has sold 1...

Il made in Italy cambia pelle e dobbiamo adeguare le politiche di promozione alle nuove e mutate logiche di sviluppo. Qui c'è tutto il ruolo delle Camere di commercio italiane all'estero che raccolgono le comunità di affari capaci di veicolare un nuovo concetto di "made by" piuttosto che di "made in" Italy.   Le 81 Camere di Commercio Italia...

The multitude of Italians who ventured to the United States in steamships at the turn of the twentieth century carried more than their trunks and bags and bundles. They carried the culture and traditions of their ancestors.   When it came time to name their American-born children, however, the newcomers realized that no ancient custom of Ita...

by Dan Niemiec   The recent documentary "The Italian Americans" discussed the period at the beginning of World War II. The government decided for security reasons that certain foreign-born American residents would be classified as "enemy aliens".   These were people whose home countries were at war with us. Also, these people h...

Sunday November 8, 2015 is National Cappuccino Day. Lavazza, Italy's most authentic coffee wants to help you celebrate this special day the right way! They have enlisted their brand ambassadors and stars of Food Networks, "Extra Virgin" Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar to explain how drinking cappuccino in Italy differs from drinking cappuccino in th...

The Mario Fratti Award is won each year by the author of an original play in Italian or Italian dialect, never-before produced or published. The theme of this year's Mario Fratti Award is "Mothers." Entries are free to tackle this theme is any way and from any point of view.   The jury evaluates each entry according to the following selectio...

For the 17th consecutive year, the National Italian American Foundation will sponsor its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program, an educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students enrolled in a college or university to Italy each year. This all-expenses-paid trip will take place in June 2016. The goal of t...

by Andria Yu   Ducati is trying to market a cruiser again – this time with it's new XDiavel. At first glance, it looks similar to the original Diavel, and the name is pretty much the same, save for an extra letter. But it's actually a very different motorcycle. First, let's back up to the origins of the new X.   Ducati North...

Did you know that America was almost called Vespucia? I'm not referring to the United States, by the way. More than five hundred years, the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci determined that the continent "discovered" by Christopher Columbus in 1492 was not, in fact, Asia.   This simple realization was apparently enough to warrant naming two...

As the nation celebrates the federal Columbus Day holiday on October 10 (the traditional observance was for many years on October 12, the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492) a small but persistent movement to replace the holiday with alternative holidays such as "Indigenous People's Day" continues to po...