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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...

Jep Gambardella, the aging Roman journalist played by the great Toni Servillo in Italian director Paolo Sorrentino's tour de force "The Great Beauty," tells us that when he was young his friends always had the same answer to the big question: "pussy." His answer was different: "The smell of old people's houses." The question was, "What do you value...

by Joseph Luzzi   The 18th-century Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico believed that as a civilization progressed, it lost touch with its creative origins. An ancient warrior would never declare "I'm angry"; he would wax metaphorical with "my blood boils."   The Roman poet Horace went a step further, believing that when words died t...

With one glance you know that this is not your average Italian cookbook. The cover photo isn't the usual beautiful food shot or pastoral Tuscan landscape. The cover of The Food Pusher's Cookbook graphically shows the scant remains of what used to be a platter of pasta, apparently just decimated by a hungry horde.   The food pusher strikes ag...

Il ministro della Difesa ha ricevuto ieri Martin E. Dempsey, Capo delle Forze Armate Statunitensi, accompagnato dall'ambasciatore in Italia John R. Phillips.   L'incontro con Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman Joint Chiefs Of Staff delle Forze armate statunitensi, accompagnato dall'ambasciatore in Italia John Phillips, è stato l'occasione per affro...

We're thrilled to debut our new #MemberSpotlight interview series today! It's quite a pleasure to feature Cassandra Santoro, a young professional member who found NOIAW through social media and attended her first NOIAW event in April (our Italian Women Trailblazers wine tasting.) Cassandra is truly someone who embodies the values of our organizati...

492 Great Things About Being Italian (Skyhorse Publishing paperback, also available as an ebook. Available now; ISBN: 978-1-63450-534-5) by Boze Hadleigh is fun, informative and catnip for 17 million Italian-Americans. It follows in the footsteps of other successful books aimed at this minority proud of its remarkable—and ongoing!—heritage. &...

Il Consorzio ICoN - Italian Culture on the Net è entrato a far parte del College Board, uno degli enti dediti alla promozione dell'istruzione più importanti degli Stati Uniti. L'adesione consentirà ad ICoN - Consorzio composto da 19 università italiane che opera in convenzione con il ministero degli Affari esteri, nato nel 1999 con il patrocinio d...