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By Eric Althoff   Someone had to do it, and it might as well have been Chazz Palminteri. The writer-actor-director, known for his one-man show and subsequent film adaptation of "A Bronx Tale," has gone where no Sicilian distiller has gone before.   "My [business partner] Rich DeCicco said to me, 'You know there's never really bee...

Incrementare la quota di export delle piccole e medie imprese agroalimentari italiane attraverso accordi con le catene commerciali e contrastare la diffusione dell'Italian sounding in Canada e Stati Uniti attraverso una poderosa campagna di comunicazione sul vero made in Italy. È l'obiettivo della campagna di promozione del cibo 100% italiano promo...

by Dave McNaryJeremy Renner will star in a biopic about boxer Rocky Marciano. "Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story" is produced by Morris S. Levy, and written by Samuel Franco and Evan Kilgore. Levy is seeking a director. His Mega Films own the rights to the life story, as told by his younger brother Lou Marciano.   "Undefeated: T...

di Sergio Nuvoli   La volontà di incrementare la collaborazione con gli atenei statunitensi è stata al centro dell'incontro di questa mattina tra il Rettore Maria Del Zompo e l'ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d'America in Italia John R. Phillips e una delegazione dell'Ambasciata. Il Magnifico era affiancato dal prorettore vicario Francesco Mo...

Francis Vigo, born Giuseppe Maria Francesco Vigo in Piedmont, Italy, arrived in the United States in 1769 following his involvement with the Spanish Army. Living in New Orleans, Francis began to work in the fur trade and eventually settled in St. Louis. During the American Revolution, Francis became close friends with Col. George Rogers Clark,...

I grew up long ago in the land of eggplant Parmesan. As an Italian Catholic kid in New England, the Friday meatless-meal rotation featured fried eggplant layered with mozzarella and marinara... along with fish sticks. Various family members make the dish but everyone knows that my Aunt Josie bakes the best eggplant.   I did not find out unti...

by Steve Wulf   It's probably time to eject "skipper" from the baseball lexicon. The word is just too inadequate. The modern manager is so much more than the captain of a ship. He is a counselor, a teacher, a leader, a thinker, a storyteller, a cheerleader and a bearer of news, both good and bad. If there's one thing this epic World Ser...

President Barack Obama hosted the President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic Enrico Letta at the White House on October 17, 2013. The visit highlighted the vitality of the relationship between the United States and Italy. The bonds between our two countries are among the strongest tying together the United States and Europe. Disc...

Datome, com'è stato l'impatto con la Nba sul campo?«Bellissimo. Quando si gioca a basket è sempre meraviglioso. Poi farlo in queste arene e in mezzo a tanti campioni è assolutamente fantastico». Cosa prova, anche se lo aveva preventivato, a non giocare tanti minuti?«Non piace a nessuno guardare, tantomeno a me. So però per certo che tanti giocator...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   Study Italian Diaspora Culture. In Calabria through a Unique Summer Program. This three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) takes place June 15th through July 3rd and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Itali...

From the filmmakers who brought you "Ciao America" comes the final chapter in the Italian-American immigrant saga. Twenty years in the making, the script for "Miracle of Ferragosto" represents the dream project of the two Italian-American brothers from Boston. Join them and actor Eddie Malavarca as they travel to Italy to make their dream a reality...

In 2015, Ducati North America increased unit sales by 14.1 percent, based on 12,132 total motorcycles sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This is the sixth year the company has shown impressive overall sales growth in its largest worldwide sales region. All three countries reached historical sales levels, with the United States at 9,...