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Whether you are Italian, you like Italy, or simply feel a connection with Italy you should join NIABA a for several numbers of reasons. Through Niaba I was able to make the most valuable connections, I was able to grow as a person and lawyer, and I was able to meet influential exponents of the professional society like Justice Alito. NIABA was form...

In Italy, as in many parts of the world, social structures and norms have changed dramatically over the last 50 years. The stereotype of the large Italian family is no longer true –and hasn’t been for quite a while, now– as Italy now has one of the lowest birth rates in the world. Traditionally large families were particularly common in the country...

There’s no plaque to honor the encounter, and neither of its central participants can pinpoint the exact date it occurred, but somewhere on a stretch of 14th Street in Manhattan’s East Village is the spot where, in the late 1960s, two rookie actors named Robert De Niro and Al Pacino first crossed paths. They were up-and-comers enjoying early tastes...

Michéal Castaldo releases his 9th CD, “Christmas in Italy,” on Vital Records on November 1, 2019, to celebrate some of his favorite Christmas songs from his Extravergine CD and new songs sung in Italian, English, and Latin. The title draws attention and celebrates seasonal favorites, including “Oh Santa Notte (Oh Holy Night),” “E Nato Il Bambino Ge...

L’Italia sale a bordo di Artemis, il programma con cui gli Stati Uniti vogliono tornare sulla Luna entro il 2024. Ieri sera, a Washington, a margine dell’International Astronautical Congress (Iac) che ogni anno riunisce la comunità spaziale di tutto il mondo, il presidente dell’Agenzia spaziale italiana (Asi) Giorgio Saccoccia ha siglato l’intesa c...

Carmen Consoli is the most successful female singer-songwriter Italy has ever produced. Throughout a 25 year career the musician has been defined by her unflinching emotional live performances of songs that examine broad themes of love, illness, solitude and friendship from a feminine — and feminist — perspective. Her innovative mixture of Italian...

The son of Italian immigrants, Lawrence Peter Berra grew up in the historic Italian district of St. Louis known as "The Hill," where he was given the nickname of "Yogi" by a friend, noting his resemblance to a snake charmer seen in a movie of the era. Berra spent countless hours of his youth playing baseball in the sandlots of St. Louis, enjoying t...

Sono ormai quasi sette anni che, grazie al mio mandato parlamentare, ho l’opportunità di incontrare le tantissime Comunità locali di italiani del Nord e Centro America. Ogni volta è una differente “sfumatura di italianità”, sempre avvolgente e calda, vissuta nella loro quotidianità e con un unico comune denominatore: l’attaccamento all’Italia. Un s...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington has published the following six calls for proposals for the following services: INSURANCE BROKERS; SURVEILLANCE SERVICE, RECEPTION AND PUBLIC SCRUTINY AND ACCEPTANCE AND VERIFICATION OF PARCELS AT THE EMBASSY OF ITALY; CLEANING, PORTERAGE AND SMALL MAINTENANCE SERVICES AT THE EMBASSY OF ITALY; BUILDING FACILITY MA...

“Con soddisfazione mista ad emozione sono intervenuta nella commissione esteri della Camera sulla mia proposta di legge che intende istituire la Giornata nazionale degli italiani nel mondo. Ad essa sono state associate analoghe proposte presentate dall’On. Siragusa e, proprio oggi, dalla Lega. Voglio ricordare che questa proposta fu da me presentat...

Last week I gathered most of the remaining tomatoes from the eight plants on our patio, leaving only enough on the vines for salads and sandwiches at summer’s end. I could have used the small harvest to add to stews, soup or baked vegetable dishes, but a memory of my great-grandmother drew me to a simpler magic. Nonna and my great-grandfather arriv...

This week we are coming at you from Cleveland, Ohio, one of America’s most passionate Italian communities! In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, our favorite moderator John M. Viola has been invited to speak to the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA Foundation) about the history of Southern Italy and its impact on the Ital...