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By Stephen Edelstein   Depending on where you live, there may be certain electric cars that aren't available at your local dealer. For buyers outside California, that's been the case with the Fiat 500e--but it will soon become available in a second state.   Speaking to WardsAuto at the 2014 New York Auto Show, Fiat's U.S. chief J...

di Riccardo Chioni   L'Italia a tavola sarà in vetrina nel cuore della Hudson Valley a New Paltz per il primo appuntamento con il Wine & Food Festival che si annuncia con una tre giorni densa di avvenimenti in compagnia di celebrità internazionali in cucina e in cantina. Il Wine & Food Festival organizzato da International Wine Mast...

La prossima estate, l'Indiana University offrirà per la prima volta un corso base d'Italiano interamente "on line" con cui si potrà imparare la nostra lingua secondo orari flessibili e senza dover essere fisicamente presenti nel Campus universitario.   A darne notizia è il Consolato italiano a Detroit, sottolineando che il corso è aperto non...

by Laura   Cinquant'anni fa Rugantino debuttava a Broadway. Dopo il successo del tour italiano, la commedia musicale italiana torna a NYC. Enrico Brignano interpreterà la maschera romanesca, sbruffone dal cuore tenero, accompagnato da 50 attori, ballerini e cantanti. Lo spettacolo, in italiano coi sottotitoli in inglese, si terrà presso...

Today, the Italian American Democratic Leadership Council announced its support of the first ever Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative organized by the non‐profit Welcome.us to partner with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities, athletes, faith, civic, and political leaders together and share inspirational stories of American i...

Festa Italiana MN 2014 will be held at Island Lake Park in Shoreview on August 1 – 3. Island Lake Park is located just north of St. Paul at I-694 and Victoria Street. Festa Italiana Minnesota (FIM) is a celebration of the state's Italian heritage.   Established in 2010, Festa Italiana MN began its endeavor to produce a festival celebrating t...

By John M. Viola   New York is my home state. It is a state with a large and well-developed Italian American population and, of course, an important role in the history of our community in the United States.   So it should come as no surprise that in its impending gubernatorial election we see Italian American candidates on both sides...

By Giovanni di Napoli Stephen LaRocca is an attorney and senior partner at the New York law firm of Stephen LaRocca, PLLC. He is very active within New York City's Italian American community; giving lectures, participating in cultural events and supporting many charities.   Stephen is the president of the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, Inc...

By Kelton Sears   "This is possibly one of the most passionate and emotional committee sessions we've had in years," Councilmember Nick Licata quipped near the end of what was definitely one of the most passionate and emotional comittee sessions in years.   Today, the Seattle City Council revisited the resolution to change Columbus Da...

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Andrea Raos is pleased to invite you to  Roundtable Discussion on Don Giovanni by W. A. MozartTuesday, October 7th 6:00 PMItalian Cultural Institute   Join us for a roundtable discussion on Lyric Opera of Chicago's current production of Don Giovanni with Marina Rebeka (Donna Anna), An...

This Columbus Day, remember the name and face of Luigi Del Bianco, an Italian immigrant who was the chief carver of Mount Rushmore.   The main sculptor was the celebrated Gutzon Borglum, but according to author Douglas Gladstone's new book, "Carving a Niche for Himself: The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco and Mount Rushmore," the main man o...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC) is campaigning against those who aim to eradicate Columbus Day by enacting measures to get all Italian Americans involved in defending our heritage and saving our holiday.   The IAOVC is asking Italian American friends and organizations to sign the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) S...