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Italy, Summer '13 and the country's airwaves are dominated by the sound of an indie-pop anthem from an unsuspecting rising star. The song "Alfonso" by Levante, a 26 year old singer-songwriter still working as a café barista, has unintentionally tapped into the mood not only of her own generation, but of a nation in crisis and understandably unenthu...

As they prepare to reintroduce Alfa Romeo to the U.S., Fiat Chrysler marketers are exploring the notion that shoppers are tired of look-alike German luxury cars. Olivier Francois, FCA US' chief marketing officer, says that American and European consumers have "started to get a little bit tired" of the sameness of German luxury cars and the "co...

di Antonella Sferrazza   Colore intenso dai riflessi violacei. All'olfatto, evidenti le note speziate, di ciliegia marasca e di frutti rossi. Al palato, ottima struttura e buona freschezza. Così gli enologi descrivono sua maestà il Nero d'Avola, il vino siciliano più famoso al mondo, prodotto dall'omonimo vitigno.   Un vitigno sicilia...

In the late 1980s, Chazz Palminteri first performed his one-man show A Bronx Tale in Los Angeles. The show transferred to the now-closed Playhouse 91 Off-Broadway and quickly began to garner critical buzz. Among those who went to see it during its short run, was Robert De Niro.   He immediately recognized the potential for a screen adaptatio...

Fendi's taking a road trip. The luxury brand is launching a new traveling pop-up concept dedicated to the North American market. Starting from the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, a FendiApe car, a version of the Italian iconic three-wheeled truck, will be travelling across the country with a range of the brand's most iconic products. Amo...

Like Blake and Beethoven, Galileo Galilei (February 15, 1564–January 8, 1642) lived a life animated by the tragic genius of outsiderdom. It was only by standing apart from his society that he was able to cast dogma and convention aside, oppose the core beliefs of his era, and peer into the very fabric of eternity from his lonesome-making lookout....

Maria Bartiromo has made a name for herself in the field of TV financial journalism. Throughout her lengthy career, she has proved that being a woman is no impediment on succeeding in the professional world, especially in a field traditionally dominated by men. She earned the nickname "Money Honey" due to her striking good looks and expertise in ma...

In Italia non si intravedono ancora segnali di ripresa del mercato auto e i prossimi mesi saranno ancora più difficili. Alfredo Altavilla, responsabile area Emea di Fiat-Chrysler, a margine della consegna delle prime 500L per Expo 2015, oggi ha sottolineato che il mercato automobilistico italiano continua a essere "estremamente difficile" e che que...

Maserati, one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands, continues to celebrate the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli with a 90-second broadcast spot titled "Strike" during the first quarter of America's most anticipated football game. "Maserati is embarking on its 100th year of craftsmanship with an important entry into t...

AATI's two Distinguished Service Awards recognize and further encourage the achievements and contributions of AATI members for distinguished teaching and/or published research in the fields of Italian language, literature, and civilization.   Any AATI member who has made a significant contribution to the building of the Association, to the f...

The first North American appearances of the year for the singer-songwriter/actor, these performances mark the release of Voltarelli's new studio album "Lamentarsi come ipotesi" (To Complain as Hypothesis) and follow his critically acclaimed two-night stand at last summer's Montreal Jazz Festival.   The album provides a metaphoric soundtrack...

Vital Records will release renowned Italian Artist/Producer/Songwriter Michéal Castaldo's next digi single, "Everything Happens for a Reason—Una Ragione." This offering, produced by Michéal Castaldo's production company Majestic Castle Music, includes multiple mixes of a song written by Billboard-charting writers Mike Greenly (ASCAP) and Paul Guzzo...