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Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33rd Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthrop...

Stanley is Back! Fans of Stanley Tucci’s Searching for Italy, rejoice! Stanley and his popular Italian food series returns! CNN premiers the second season of Stanley’s show on Sunday, May 1, at 9:00 PM (ET). While the first season featured Stanley’s travels through six regions, CNN has released only four for this season. Alas, my beloved Abruzzo is...

Buffalo native Patrick Gallo wasn’t born when the film classic “The Godfather” premiered a half-century ago. But the 49-year-old actor felt like he lived it when he watched it when he was about 12 years old with his father at the family’s Lancaster Avenue home. “It was like watching a home movie,” said Gallo. “My father had a lot of friends who wer...

At the Glasshouse Chelsea in New York, ITA Airways, the new Italian national carrier presented to representatives of the American and International press as well as business partners in the US market the new connections with the American hubs launched with the 2022 summer season. The Company aims at offering six daily flights between the United Sta...

In Italy, coffee is just as essential, if not even more important than water. As Eataly so cleverly puts it, in Italy, your day centers around the coffee you drink, not the meals you eat. Breakfast typically includes a pastry such as a croissant and a milk-based beverage like a cappuccino, caffè latte, or latte macchiato. According to Eataly, milky...

As per Variety, Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s adaptation of Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. video game series, which was scheduled to release on December 21, will now hit the theatres on April 7, 2023, in North America.  A Japanese release will follow on April 28. Sharing the update, Super Mario Bros. series creator and Nintendo leader Sh...

Those who’ve seen Disney’s 1967 animated movie, The Jungle Book, will recognize Louis Prima’s husky, elastic voice, even if they’re not remotely familiar with his name or face. Then 57, Prima was cast as the zany orangutan, King Louie, who delivered one of the movie’s most memorable songs in the shape of “I Wanna Be Like You.” Given his long histor...

The mission of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is to support Italian Americans in continuing to keep alive and present their culturally rich heritage and traditions and to ensure that the entire community never forgets the great contribution that Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States. Pietro Viola's ill...

Of the more than 20 million Americans with Italian roots, approximately 87 percent are of Southern Italian origin.  This massive dispora from Italy’s south has made southern Italian cuisine, culture and traditions into familiar aspects of Italian American life; yet the wealth of classical music originating in the Italian south has remained a myster...

Nyle DiMarco wears many hats: model, dancer, activist, actor, producer. But above all else, he’s a trailblazer. As the first Deaf person to win both The CW’s America’s Next Top Model and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, he has brought mainstream visibility to his underrepresented community and sparked necessary discussions about Deaf representation in...

On the occasion of the 4th Italian Research Day in the world, the Italian Embassy in the United States hosted the event "Covid-19 Pandemic: Present and future challenges. Role of Science, Technology & Diplomacy in pandemic response and preparedness". The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Science Diplomats Club of Washington, highlighted...

The journey to elevate the visibility and influence of Italian Americans in our society began for me in early 2021, after I was elected to lead the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO). Still mired in the pandemic at that time, it all felt like a darkening dream: toppled Columbus statues, renamed holidays, can...