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On Saturday, December 3rd, at the Catholic Center at New York University, Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. will give a set of lectures titled: "The Rest is Said in Praise to God: Thomas Aquinas on the Rites of the Mass."   Throughout his writings, St. Thomas Aquinas offers profound insights into the liturgy that draw on the thought of his predecesso...

Every day on social media we are greeted with incredible photos from people around the world, whether it is friends who are travelling and on holiday, or companies showing off their most beautiful destinations. We thought it would be interesting to investigate which places around the world were actually photographed the most, using the most po...

By Pete Fontaine The importance of the Italo-American Club in Rhode Island as well as its ongoing popularity was apparent Monday night in Providence. The one-time Berarducci Funeral Home at 477 Broadway, now the nations oldest operating Italian organization that was founded back in 1896, was filled with high-ranking federal and state official...

Mercoledì prossimo, 14 novembre, il funzionario itinerante del Consolato generale a New York sarà a Staten Island per la raccolta delle impronte digitali per il rilascio dei nuovi passaporti biometrici. L'incontro avrà luogo presso The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, (79 Howard Avenue). Si tratta, ricordano dal consolato, "di un'in...

Calling Spike Lee "the most anti-Italian director of all time," a N.J.-based national Italian-American anti-defamation organization has inducted the award-winning film director to its "Hall of Shame." Andre DiMino, president of the Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition, details in a release today Lee's "notorious track record of vile and negative p...

The characters in John Patrick Shanley's "Italian American Reconciliation" appreciate the minestrone at their local diner. Watching them relish their soup in the version of the play now at Northern Virginia's 1st Stage, you can't help hankering for more to savor in the theatrical variety. No egregious flaws mar director Michael Chamberlin's stagin...

L'ENIT di New York ha ospitato la presentazione dell'offerta SINA Fine Italian Hotels ad operatori turistici, agenti di viaggio e giornalisti, rappresentanti delle più conosciute e stimate organizzazioni dell'industria turistica Americana come Virtuoso, American Express Traveler, MAPTA, Valerie Wilson Travel, Liberty Travel e dei Media che, anche n...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...

St. A's gets a Big C.The thriving Brooklyn church known as St. Athanasius turns a century old this year.When other churches in New York are struggling, padlocking schools and closing down, St. Athanasius of Bensonhurst will celebrate its 100th feast of its patron saint this Thursday with a 7 p.m. Mass.Come see why this parish flourishes in a time w...

UCLA Department of Italian and Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles cordially invite you to Italy-America Poetry Encounter   What happens when Italian and American poets meet on the literary stage?Do they speak the same language? Do they dress as much alike, literarily speaking, as their brothers and sisters on the street? How uni...

by Piers Evans   American Airlines (AA) will fly daily from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Malpensa (MXP) from November 21. With the new service, travellers from Milan can access more than 100 destinations throughout the US, Caribbean and Latin America, said the airline. Due to its growing Italian population and fashion industry, Mi...

by Tom Greaney   Alidoro, on Sullivan Street in New York, is a place famed for rude service as much as it is for Italian sandwiches. On my first visit I walked in, it was unusually empty; I stepped up to the counter, stood there for 5 minutes until the grumpy sandwich man casually walked over to me and muttered "No bread."   Other tim...