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In keeping with the mission of the Italian American Museum, located in the heart of New York City's iconic "Little Italy", the newly created italytheater plans to create an Italian American "Cultural Roadmap" which promises to become the richest portfolio in the United States of Italian inspired activities, soirees, and educational programs, all me...

WHO: Mike Piazza, New York Mets Great and 12-Time MLB All-Star   WHAT: Mike Piazza will flip the switch and light the Empire State Building the colors of the Italian flag on Tuesday, June 3, on behalf of NIAF in a special ceremony to celebrate The National Italian American Foundation's mission and educational programs across the country. &n...

Espresso, Italy's gift to the universe, will soon be coming to space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will have authentic Italian espresso to enjoy during their orbits around Earth later this year, thanks to the 119-year-old espresso company Lavazza and the aerospace engineering company Argotec.   The companies paired up t...

According to an Equity casting notice, a musical version of Chazz Palminteri's A BRONX TALE is set to get a developmental lab August 4-27. The musical features a book and lyrics by Palminteri and music by Alan Menken. Sergio Trujillo is set to choreograph the project.   Previous reports indicated that Academy Award-winning actor Robert DeNir...

By Jeanne Starmack   They gathered on West Wilson Street in front of the Italian Fraternal Home on Wednesday morning, as they had for so many years past.   About 30 to 40 people filed in behind members of the St. Margaret's Blue Coats Band, which would lead them up Wilson, across State Street and down to St. Rose Church. There, they w...

Mequon has never been one of the area's most exciting dining destinations, but a recent addition to the area gives Milwaukeeans a reason to travel north.   Salotto Zarletti, 1515 W. Mequon Rd., which opened this past May, bears only a vague resemblance to its sister restaurant, Zarletti's in Downtown Milwaukee.   Read more   So...

Chrysler appointed Reid Bigland to the new position of head of Alfa Romeo in North America on Monday, charging him with relaunching the Italian brand here after a 19-year absence. Expectations are high. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants Alfa Romeo to go from zero to 150,000 annual sales in North America by 2018. It will start with just...

Sono disponibili i nuovi bandi di concorso Fulbright per opportunità di studio e ricerca negli Stati Uniti durante l'anno accademico 2015-16. Per i laureati italiani in possesso almeno del titolo triennale il Programma Fulbright offre:3 borse di studio Fulbright Self-Placed fino a 38,000 $ per Master e Ph.D. in tutte le discipline1-2 borse di stud...

November 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - http://www.historysmc.org San Mateo County Historical Association - 2200 Broadway - Redwood City(650) 299-0104   The San Mateo County Historical Association will present Lawrence DiStasi, Project director of Una Storia Segreta, who will speak about the Italian America experience du...

By Bridget Clerkin   He's one of history's most famous explorers, but until now, he'd never been able to find Hamilton. All that changed Friday when the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association unveiled a new Christopher Columbus statue at its headquarters, marking the pioneer's first presence in the township.   At 7 f...

In collaboration with Friends of FAI - Presented by: Sarah Plimpton - Followed by a Q&A. Author and artist Sarah Plimpton will present a lecture on the history of FAI's magnificent Villa del Balbianello, located on Lake Como.   The 18th century villa was purchased in 1919 by her great uncle, Congressman Butler Ames, who c...

Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker and former Cabinet minister in the Romano Prodi government. Gentiloni took his oath of office Friday in the presidential palace. He replaces Federica Mogherini, who is taking over as the European Commission's foreign policy chief. &n...