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The North End section of Boston was one of the early arrival points for Southern Italian and Sicilian immigrants. Many Italian-American families can trace their American roots back to this small warren of narrow streets and alleyways.   These pioneers brought with them local traditions and beliefs, including the festivals they knew from home...

The Friends of the USA Pavilion Milano 2015, the coalition responsible for organizing the U.S. presence at Expo Milano 2015, will join the Italian Embassy and dignitaries on June 2 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of Italy's Republic Day and the theme of the upcoming world's fair, Expo Milano 2015.   Expo Milano 2015 will also be the focus...

Dear PIB members PIB and Italian Consulate in Boston are happy to invite you to the 2014 Sailing Event. For the second year consecutive, three teenage sailors from the "Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino", a nonprofit sailing school in Italy, will compete during the week of June 23rd – 29th against young sailors from three of the most renowned sailing...

The Napa Valley may be California's little patch of Tuscany, so Sophia Loren should feel right at home during wine country's tribute to the Italian film actress of the 1960s and '70s.   The event is part of the Napa Valley Festival del Sole, 10 days of music and dance -- such as festival opener Joshua Bell playing "The Four Seasons" at Caste...

Ambienti residenziali e spazi sepolcrali sono riemersi al Parco dei Ravennati, l'area compresa fra gli Scavi di Ostia Antica e l'adiacente Castello di Giulio II. Il Parco dei Ravennati è un'area verde di circa 15.000 metri quadrati che, due millenni or sono, si affacciava sul corso del Tevere, ora ricoperto di sedimenti.   La tutela archeolo...

Sons of Italy Foundation® will donate $20,000 to Help Our Military Heroes (HOMH), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing military wounded with fully-equipped, handicapped vehicles.   This donation will help provide a modified vehicle for wounded veteran Joshua Hilman. The SIF, with HOMH, hopes that this modified vehicle will improv...

Dear Colleagues, please consider submitting an abstract for the following session of the 2015 NeMLA Convention. Writing the Body: Women in Contemporary Italian Literature, Theater, CinemaChair: Sara MattavelliSession ID: 15141Area: Italian Cross: Women's and Gender Studies   This panel welcomes scholarly contributions that explore the...

By Giovanni di Napoli   What better way to celebrate Labor Day than at the Feast of San Giuseppe, patron saint of workers. Monday, my friends and I made our way to Lodi, New Jersey for the centennial celebration of the Feast of Saint Joseph. Warmly welcomed, we celebrated Mass in English and Italian with Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda, Coadj...

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses will bring their high-energy, big band sound to NIAF's "The Wildest Comes to Washington" Casino Night, during the Gala weekend, performing songs from their latest album "Blow," and getting the crowd on its feet!   Ahead of the big weekend, Prima Jr., son of legendary trumpeter and jazz-band leader Louis Prim...

Saturday October 18 - 4 pm Our final episode titled "TexMex Italians" will be premiering at the Buena Vista Theater BV 1.326 in San Antonio. This screening will include a panel discussion at the end of the documentary. 501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. 78207UTSA downtown campus.   Come out and support this community building series.Free Admiss...

Dall'ormai quasi inarrestabile declino a cui si assiste a New York, al clima depresso di Baltimora, alla rinascita di San Diego. E' un quadro con molte ombre e qualche luce quello che fotografa ciò che rimane delle tante 'Little Italy' d'America.   Le 'Piccole Italie' che, in occasione del Columbus Day, "la nostra festa", come la chiamano gl...

Quattro capolavori in un solo giorno, per raccontare oltre quaranta anni di carriera cinematografica del celebre regista italiano Bernardo Bertolucci.   Realizzata dall'organizzazione Cinema Italia SF, sotto la direzione della program director Amelia Antonucci, la rassegna cinematografica "BERTOLUCCI: A Film Series" al Castro Theatre ha risc...