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CONFERIMENTO INCARICO DI DIRETTORE DI ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, AI SENSI DELL'ART.14, COMMA 6, DELLA LEGGE 401/90 E DELL'ART. 168 del D.P.R.18/67 PER LA SEDE DI NEW YORK Si segnala che la selezione per l'incarico di Direttore di Istituto Italiano di Cultura ex art. 14, comma 6, Legge 401/90 cosiddetti "chiara fama", da nominare...

IASA menber Jerome Krase reports on "Seeing Brooklyn Change": A Call for Student Researchers, Photographers, and Videographers: More than 30 years ago, Brooklyn College students, under my direction, created an exhibit that photographically documented life in the borough's Italian American neighborhoods. It was the centerpiece of a conference and al...

Il cibo pugliese "parla". E si può assaporare anche ascoltandolo. E' proprio la dimensione sonorail filo conduttore del cortometraggio "The Sound of Taste", un viaggio suggestivo attraverso la Puglia e la sua cultura gastronomica, presentato nei giorni scorsi a New York, nella prestigiosa cornice del "John D. Calandra Italian American Institute"....

By Georgia Kral   Eataly's Nutella Cafe was open for a few months last year and, for hazelnut lovers everywhere, here's some great news: the Italian grocery and restaurant mecca is opening a permanent fixture on May 27. Yes, Nutella all the time will be possible!   The new Nutella bar will feature a new look and new menu items in...

by Lavinia Pisani   "No Italians Need Apply" was the sign that Louis Rossetto's grandparents had to read when they first moved to New York City from Bollengo, Piedmont, at the turn of the 20th century. The founder of Wired magazine is a son of Italy.   "My family was a part of the American assimilation story," wrote Rossetto during...

di Liliana Rosano   A quindici anni lascia la sua Bari con una valigia in mano per andare a lavorare nelle cucine della Riviera romagnola. La cucina e il cibo sono stati più di una semplice passione. Stefano Salvemini, 44 anni, barese, dal 2008 a New York, si lascia alle spalle l'Italia e mette in valigia le sue esperienze tra i fornelli. &...

di Anna Cugini Dalla enorme vetrata della Apple room del Jazz Theatre al Licoln Center si può ammirare il sole tramontare su Central Park in una New York immersa nel traffico. A completare questa visuale magnifica, regalo per tutto il pubblico presente in sala, fa il suo ingresso il Corpo Bandistico Militare Italiano, 95 carabinieri in alta unifor...

The history of America is intertwined with the history of baseball. The game itself has become one means of measuring the society that surrounds it. Since 1897, over 500 Italian Americans have played major league baseball.   Some on the game's greatest players and some that aren't well-known share the Italian heritage. The Italian Tribune wo...

di Mariagrazia De Luca Scendo alla fermata Nostrand della metro A, nel quartiere di Bud-Stuy, Brooklyn, per andare a trovare G nel suo studio di registrazione. Gianni Fontana, conosciuto dai suoi artisti hip hop come G, è un ragazzo italiano che da 10 anni lavora nel profondo Brooklyn registrando e producendo oltre 1000 artisti locali e nazionali....

By Nicolas Niarchos The best sandwich at this FiDi hole-in-the-wall is the No. 26, the Pisillo, a madcap omnibus of flavors that includes prosciutto di parma, porchetta, mozzarella di bufala, and roasted red peppers. Then again, there's the No. 16, the Perugia, in which tart balsamic dressing plays off the saltiness of coppa pork cuts.   Th...

By Tony Spinelli When Anthony LoFrisco had what he thought was a brilliant idea for an Italian family-style cookbook, a publishing agent told him it would never fly because he was not a celebrity author or connected in any way with a popular cooking show on television.   So he did what any red-blooded American entrepreneur would do. He publ...

By Rachel Shapiro Spelling counts. For 52 years, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has been misspelled and there's no reason why that should continue in perpetuity. So argues Staten Island state Sen. Andrew Lanza and his colleague on the other side of the bridge, Sen. Marty Golden.   The two Republicans understand the immense cost of replac...