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Ci sono giorni che ti svegli con il vuoto nel cuore. Sai che ti sei battuta, che hai lottato, che hai difeso con forza le tue idee che sono anche le idee e le esigenze di milioni di persone, eppure, a prescindere da quanto hai fatto. Poi senti di non aver raggiunto l’obiettivo. Ti senti vuota, inutile ed arriva il necessario momento dell’analisi. U...

For most of your life, you served as the matriarch to our Italian American famiglia. You naturally put your family before yourself without asking for anything in return. You carved a special place in your heart for each and every one of your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. You spent countless hours in the cucina to satisfy weekly...

Plenty of things are sparking debates online, and the latest thing is the Aperol Spritz. James Beard Award-nominated Rebekah Pepple snubbed the Prosecco, club soda, Aperol and orange slice concoction in an incendiary New York Times op-ed titled, “The Aperol Spritz Is Not a Good Drink.” She slammed the Italian wine-based aperitif, describing it as s...

In their conversation Sunday night at a private Netflix event honoring “Springsteen on Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen and Martin Scorsese spent close to a third of the 45-minute chat discussing their mutual roots in east coast Catholicism and how they’ve both come to terms with a kind of faith. “I think as you get older, what you grow comfortable wit...

Singer-songwriter Eros Ramazzotti, a popular figure in the Latin-music world, has been forced to cancel tour dates in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Latin America following surgery on his vocal cords.  "I must stop and rehabilitate for two months," the Italian singer said in an Instagram post. "I'm sorry for my fans all over ... America. I w...

"I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold. When I got here, I found out three things: first, the streets weren't paved with gold; second, they weren't paved at all; and third, I was expected to pave them. This well-known quote, said by an Italian immigrant to America, reminds us that life in the new world wasn't easy for o...

The murder of the Italian director and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini on November 2, 1975—just weeks before the scheduled premiere of what would turn out to be his final and most notorious film, Salò, Or The 120 Days Of Sodom, the first part of a planned “trilogy of death”—remains a subject of morbid interest, speculation, and conspiracy theories. Did...

The first Grand Tour of 2019 kicks off on May 11 when the Grande Partenza of the Giro d'Italia leaves from Bologna with a stacked field vying for the first maglia rosa in an 8.2km individual time trial. You won't want to miss a moment of the race, and Cyclingnews has the keys to finding the best live stream in your location - many of them for free!...

“Oggi, sono intervenuta nell’Aula di Montecitorio per sostenere i miei emendamenti alla legge di riforma istituzionale tesi a mantenere invariata la rappresentanza estera in parlamento visto che i cittadini iscritti all’Aire sono aumentati notevolmente. Infatti, ho preso la parola “per sottolineare la specificità della Circoscrizione estero. Avevo...

When you started studying Italian, we're sure you quickly noticed that lots of words look quite similar to English. These are often the ones we find easiest to remember. Some Italian words are similar to English when both have a Latin root - so we can thank the academic language for helping us better understand Italian. Easy examples are adjectives...

For a writer, there’s always a story behind the story. For Adriana Trigiani, the stories behind the tales she tells in her novels are usually drawn from family lore, both in her own family and in her human family at large. Deftly weaving the lives of her characters into critical moments in American history has become her specialty—we laugh, we cry,...

Brighton Publishing LLC is pleased to announce the print release of author Mary B. Patterson’s emotionally captivating account, “Franco and Anna Gennusa: Their Journey.” Using her remarkable gift for storytelling, author Mary B. Patterson guides readers through the challenges and complexities of life in, and around, the Gennusa family during a time...