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By now, surely you know Giancarlo Esposito from something. Since the '80s, the guy has been knocking out iconic performances with an impressive consistency in quality. You've probably seen him in a handful of highly regarded television programs or Spike Lee joints, but you also may recognize him as Big Bird's shorts-wearing camp counselor from a fe...

The Patrons of Italian Culture is offering scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors wishing to incorporate Italian language and Cultural Studies into their course of study in college. Full-time high school seniors who are currently enrolled in Italian language classes and who have been accepted to an accredited College or Univer...

Call her the Fox in the farmhouse. Veteran actress Emilia Fox stars in the new Acorn TV series “Signora Volpe” as a disillusioned British intelligence officer who finds herself solving crimes in the picturesque Italian countryside. “When does it ever happen that you get sent on a great job with an amazing story with such a great character to the mo...

RetImpresa, the agency of Confindustria (The General Confederation of Italian Industries) for the representation and promotion of Business Networks and aggregations, strengthens its collaboration with Miami Scientific Italian Community (MSIC) by focusing on Registry International, the Italian platform for open innovation that uses blockchain as an...

Ron Galella, a paparazzo famous for a windswept candid shot of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and a literal sparring partner to Richard Burton and Marlon Brando, died Saturday at his home in Montville at the age of 91. His pictures have graced the walls of MoMA and the Tate in London.  His book "Disco Years," which documented the celebrity culture at New...

In 2020, it was Nico Mannion who broke the negative streak and put Italy back on the map of the NBA Draft. The Arizona alumn was born in Siena, Italy, but grew up in the United States and wasn't a product of the Italian youth basketball system. The last product of the Italian movement to be selected in the NBA Draft was Alessandro Gentile back in 2...

The lawsuit between Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) and the city of Pittsburgh regarding the fate of the Schenley Park Columbus statue is in the discovery process, and a rally was recently held at the historical site where protestors demanded that the tarps be removed from the monument. Judge John McVay, who is presiding over the suit,...

Application deadline 31 May 2022. Program starts 31 October 2022. APPLY NOW. The  Origini Italia Program in Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development is reserved for the descendants of Italian emigrants worldwide. The Program is organized by MIB Trieste School of Management, in cooperation with ITA (Italian Trade Agency), the Friuli Venezia...

Eleonora Silanus, a teacher who has been teaching Italian to foreigners of all ages for over fourteen years, comes to us directly from Assisi in Umbria with a lovely informative podcast called Italiano con Amore. Eleonora’s podcast is delivered in Italian, so if you are interested in learning Italian, listening to this podcast is a perfect way to i...

The Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE returns for a second year in 2022 as a midrange offering between the base model and performance-focused SP. But unlike the 2020 RVE edition, Ducati has created some exclusivity for supermotard fans who like their hooliganism stylish. Only 100 RVEs will be available, and only in the United States. The 950 RVE...

APERTIVO:Appetizers are meant to be light. Stanley Tucci’s culinary memoir, “Taste — My Life Through Food,” begins with an airy description of growing up in northern Westchester County, N.Y., in the 1960s. His competent, caring parents worked full time jobs. Both their ancestral families were immigrants from Calabria in southern Italy. Despite work...

The new episode of Italian Innovators is dedicated to Uguccione Ranieri di Sorbello (1906-1969), pioneer of Italian studies in America, war hero, journalist and scholar. He was the mind behind the naming of the Verrazzano bridge in New York City and a major architect of Italy’s cultural Renaissance in the United States in the aftermath of WWII. His...