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By Lucian When one thinks of frontier justice or violent lynchings in the United States, it conjures the specter of lawlessness in the old West or the anti-black intolerance of the Deep South.   This is inevitable, not only because of the magnitude of such atrocities, but because of the attention brought to them by modern American society,...

Casa Italia will launch an Italian film series in May that represents a groundbreaking collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and its new director, Alberta Lai. "The Istituto has a long tradition of screening Italian films at its downtown offices," says Casa Language and Culture Chairman Josette Weber. "This is the first time they've...

Si è tenuta dal 18 al 21 Aprile, presso il McCormick Convention Center di Chicago, l'edizione 2016 di Coverings, la più importante manifestazione sul territorio Nord Americano per il settore dei rivestimenti "duri": ceramiche decorative e pietre ornamentali. La Coverings rappresenta infatti la piattaforma in cui si definiscono le tendenze del sett...

Shelter House now has extra support for its programs benefiting domestic violence survivors. The Order of the Sons of Italy in America, Richard A. Capozzola Lodge in Crestview donated $1,000 to the organization.   The lodge has also pledged an additional $500 a month throughout 2016 to the organization.   Source: http://www....

The Sons of Italy - La Famiglia di Southeast Texas Lodge 2887 held its 1st Anniversary on May 14th at Rao's Bakery in Beaumont. President Ron Bassana said the celebration included a representative from the Texas State University- Italian Studies Department and members enjoyed some great stories, good food and an informative session about Italian im...

The Top Italian Women Scientists Club 2016 was launched by Onda (the National Observatory for Women Health) to celebrate the female excellences that have given a brilliant contribution in the scientific and biomedical world.   In particular, the women involved present a high scientific productivity and an impressive number of publications an...

A stroll through New Orleans in the 1850s would have revealed a subtle but significant change in architecture. The austere Greek Revival style, which started to replace Creole aesthetics in the 1820s and flourished during the 1830s and 1840s, began to give way to a more ornate and luxurious look.   Known as Italianate and later Victorian Ita...

In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano became the first European to enter New York Harbor. Today, across the Narrows entrance to this harbor, stands a monumental bridge named in honor of the Italian explorer. It is the longest suspension bridge in all of the Americas, longer than the Golden Gate Bridge. Most Americans know it well.   While this bri...

Italian researchers have developed a robot porter capable of monitoring people coming in and out of flat blocks and delivering mail, and expect to be able to produce it on an industrial scale within two years. Many Italian offices and flat blocks have small rooms for porters to sit in and monitor entrance halls, although it has become less com...

San Francisco celebra Ozmo, pioniere della street art italiana e artista tra i più conosciuti e apprezzati a livello internazionale. Nella città californiana, Ozmo ha appena completato un grande intervento (11x24 metri) sulla parete dello storico strip club Mitchell Brothers O' Farrell Theatre, nel quartiere di Tenderloin, descritto dallo scrittore...

Purdue University is partnering with an Italian company that is establishing its North American headquarters in Anderson. The university says Italpollina is looking to create research and development partnerships as it builds its new facility next to the new Purdue Polytechnic Institute in the Madison County city.   Italpollina broke ground...

È stata presentata oggi, 22 agosto, a Genova la nona edizione di "Hello Frank!", la manifestazione in omaggio a Frank Sinatra, patrocinata dalla Regione Liguria che si terrà il 24 e il 27 agosto nel Comune di Lumarzo in Valfontanabuona. Qui infatti, nella frazione di Rossi, nel 1896, nacque la madre di "The Voice", Natalina "Dolly" Garaventa, emigr...