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Da oggi e fino al 6 giugno, il senatore Pd Claudio Micheloni è in missione a Washington-New York-Chicago (USA) alla guida di una delegazione del Comitato per le questioni degli italiani all'estero – di cui è presidente – e della Commissione Istruzione composta dai senatori Mussini, Conte e Turano. Cqie e Commissione sono impegnati nell'indagine con...

Luca Parmitano? La visita del Segretario di Stato John Kerry a Roma? Enrico Letta a Washington? L'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti? Quale immagine è per te il simbolo del legame di amicizia tra Italia e Stati Uniti nel 2013? Vota la tua immagine preferita cliccando su "Mi Piace" e su "Condividi" sotto la foto che ti piace di più....

The late and great film critic Roger Ebert, a local boy who did good (in both senses), loved Italy, Italian culture and Italian-Americans. He visited the country frequently, admired filmmaker Federico Fellini, and felt a cinematic, Catholic kinship with an American filmmaker of Italian heritage, Martin Scorsese. In 1996, he also praised actor Stanl...

The world's luxury goods market was a bit down in 2014, however 2015 expectations look to be brighter – reports Fondazione Altagamma and Bain & Company. Figures show that Italy is still a hotspot for luxury goods purchases, and Milan, the only Italian city in the world's top ten list for shopping destinations, still plays an important role...

by Jason Siu   Fiat's version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will debut later this year. The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was confirmed earlier this year at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and Edmunds reports that it'll debut either at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show or the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.   The roadster will arrive in dealerships nex...

by Maryrose Scott My grandmother Rosina Maria Marrapese also known as Rose Marie Marrapese Angelico was born in Rochester, Monroe County, New York to Mary Musto Marrapese and Pasquale Marrapese on a hot summer day August 17, 1915. My grandfather was an immigrant from Napoli, Italy. They had the normal Italian life, loads of love, homemade wine, ch...

by Claudia Baroncelli   If you love political TV dramas with their political intrigues, turn of events and power games, you'll also like Madam Secretary, the popular CBS TV series, starring 49-year-old American actress (and mother of two) Téa Leoni.   After almost 20 years since The Naked Truth, she plays the role of Elizabeth McCord...

By Kristen Massad   In my family, Christmas Eve was never about gifts or getting to bed early to wait for Santa. It's about food. We always focused on cooking and enjoying a long evening of feasting together. As part of a large Italian-American family, our tradition has always been the Feast of the Seven Fishes.   There is a lot...

Questa volta, verrebbe da dire, un Visti da lontano (un po' un Visti da New York al contrario) posso farlo io. Cosa vediamo dall'Italia del Columbus Day? A prima vista nulla, perché nessuno ne parla. Si dirà che siamo alle prese con i fatti di casa nostra: la tenuta del governo sul Jobs Act (ma è proprio necessario chiamarlo così?), la città di Gen...

by James Duren   The Old World wines have always been a hit in the New World, and an article released by Reuters earlier this year indicates the love affair between old and new isn't letting up. "Although Italy is the world's largest wine exporter, Italians are drinking less wine as American consumption rises," Reuters reported.  ...

Michéal Castaldo will officially release a digital single of Toglimi il Respiro (Take My Breath Away) on Vital Records on March 3, which is first day of the love song's 30th year.   The arrangement is by Michéal Castaldo and Stein Berg Svendsen, who also produced it for Majestic Castle Music Productions, New York, NY. Recorded and performed...

Leaders in military, labor, medicine, public service, and athletics will be honored on May 21 in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) at its 27th Annual NELA Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.   G...