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di Francesco Semprini   Non solo arte, moda, design, cibo e vino, la lingua italiana si parla diffusamente anche nell'alta tecnologia. Una lezione questa che stanno imparando in presa diretta centinaia di ragazze e ragazzi studenti della lingua italiana nelle scuole di New York, New Jersey e Connecticut. La lezione è netta e di enorme impatt...

Come see Theatre Raleigh's production of The Light in the Piazza on July 6-10 (all performances sold out) and July 11-14 (the 14th is sold out). Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome with this musical love story staged amid the beautiful Italian and ancient Roman sculpture in the Museum's Classical Court.   Based on Chapel Hill...

di Liliana Rosano Prima i numeri e i bilanci, poi le marmellate siciliane e i grani antichi. Prima Roma e poi New York. C'è un prima e un dopo nella vita di Beatrice Ughi, fondatrice e presidente di Gustiamo, l'azienda con sede nel Bronx, a New York, che importa prodotti Italiani di qualità con un'attenzione ai produttori, al territorio, alla qual...

by Hailey Eber   On a recent Saturday, Christopher Nicolla enjoyed the same over-the-top Italian hospitality and delectable pasta he had the week before while vacationing in Rome — but he wasn't in Europe.   Nicolla, a 27-year-old menswear designer, dined at Antica Pesa, an Italian restaurant in Williamsburg that opened last fall. It'...

Thousands of visitors will flock to the Bronx's Little Italy this Sunday, as the neighborhood celebrates its annual Ferragosto festival — an Italian tradition that marks the end of the summer season with food and festivities.   The Ferragosto Festival is the largest annual event held in the Little Italy of the Bronx and it continues to grow...

Investitori americani, l'Italia è ancora un affare. E' questo il messaggio del Secondo Summit dell'Italian Business & Investment Initiative, organizzato da Fernando Napolitano, che ha messo a confronto, a New York, aziende americane e italiane ma soprattutto istituzioni, con lo scopo di intercettare il ruolo economico dell'Italia, oggi. Dal Su...

The 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert for Casa Belvedere on November 30 will feature award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo. Castaldo will sing classic Italian carols from his best-selling album, "Extravergine: Christmas in the Mediterranean," accompanied by the Richmond County Orchestra Strings. Special Guest will be the award winning UK...

Although is one of the smaller regions in Italy, Molise has surprising qualities. It is a mysterious land rich in art and history and steeped in cultural traditions. It has fine cuisine and uncontaminated landscapes stretching from the mountains to the sea. The event will start with a presentation by Francesco Paolo Tanzj who will recite some of th...

On the occasion of Film Forum's retrospective (Nov. 28 - Dec. 11). An homage to the great Italian director Mario Monicelli (1915-2010). Opening of an exhibition of photographs in the Auditorium of Casa Italiana.   Screening of: Vicino al Colosseo c'è Monti (2008; 20 min.) by Mario Monicelli. From an idea by Chia...

Gabriella Forte, a longtime board member of David Yurman, has been named the company's chief executive officer. The appointment is effective immediately. She reports to cofounders David and Sybil Yurman.   David Yurman has been serving as ceo since February 2014 when Glen Senk exited the jewelry and timepiece firm. "We have long wa...

May 21,7:00 pm — 9:30 pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center: One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Please Call to Register at 914-771-8700 This presentation is a pictorial souvenir of Verdi and Puccini's beloved Italian spots, accompanied by their operatic music. The presentation transcends the typical viewing experience, a...

While waiting for my order (panelle and arancini) today at Ferdinando's Focacceria (151 Union Street) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, chef and owner Francesco Buffa was kind enough to show me a couple of pieces of his grandfather's old carretto (cart) from Carini, Sicily.   Intricately detailed, Sicilian carts were often decorated with chivalr...