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This Sunday - October 5th - 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.Italian American Museum Presents RHYTHM IS THE CURE: A Healing Dance and Percussion Workshop Featuring the tarantella rhythms and steps   Conducted by Alessandra BelloniREMO Signature Series Artistwww.alessandrabelloni.com www.youtube.com/alessandrabelloni Message from Museum Presiden...

The Italian American Cultural Club's Oct. 13 meeting included a progress report on the club's upcoming fourth-annual Festa Del Vino wine tasting set for Nov. 14 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.   Source: http://www.weirtondailytimes.com/  

The 4 hour PBS documentary "The Italian Americans" is a once in a life time opportunity for discuss the authentic experience of our ethic group. Individuals and groups should put on a bold campaign to use the February premiere and later reruns as TEACHABLE MOMENTS to get our story out, to build the audience, and to generate a healthy discussion of...

di Matilde Cannavò   Casa Basso, a Westhampton, non è semplicemente un ristorante, ma un pezzo di storia con una ripetitività quasi ciclica. Aperto nel 1928 da una coppia di genovesi, Luigi e Angelina Basso, nel 1957 il ristorante viene venduto dagli stessi proprietari, ormai in età di pensionamento, a Valerio Mondini di Villanova, provincia...

by Cookie Curci   Most all of us are given a first and last name when we enter this world. We have nothing to say about who chooses it or why. Our surname is the product of our family lineage, while our first name is decided upon by our parents, after hours of agonizing deliberation . Chances are, after all the work and energy Mom and Dad p...

Andréa Di Meglio believes that the ambience of his restaurant should be as enticing as its food. Which is why, no matter where I sat at Luca's Ristorante in Somerset, I got an eyeful.   One time, I was fascinated by the gigantic pots and vases that line the entrance and split the dining area in two. On another visit, tile murals of famous Ne...

by Neil Heinen Despite the influence of Italian immigrants here in Wisconsin, and especially here in Dane County, and a significant trade relationship, no Italian Ambassador to the United States had ever visited Wisconsin. Until this month. It went largely un-noticed, and that's too bad because it's important. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero not on...

Pope Francis is likely to visit more East Coast cities than just Philadelphia when he travels to the U.S. in September, the Vatican's secretary of state said Tuesday.   Pope Francis announced his trip to the United States on Nov. 17 in an address to members of the "Humanum Conference." During his visit, the pontiff will participate in the Se...

Frank P. Corso, a hard working Italian immigrant who arrived in Biloxi at age 8, likely would have approved of how his family and their employees marked the wholesale distribution and vending company's 90th anniversary.   Everybody worked as normal, filling customer orders, stocking vending machines and generally taking care of the business...

by Valerio Viale   On Saturday, February 7th, a very special event for the entire Italian community took place: L'Italo-Americano Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner. Several representatives of local Italian-American societies, besides the newspaper's patrons and supporters, have enthusiastically attended to the gala.   Very meaningful for...

by Kelly Bastone   It's not that Winter Park hasn't offered tasty grub before. But its resort and downtown dining options have always skewed toward the casual end of the spectrum, forcing those hankering for fancy cheffery to drive 12 miles north to the upscale Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in Tabernash.   So last summer, the Dev...

Siena's 13th-century cathedral will reopen its "stairway to heaven" shortly, local authorities said Tuesday. The famous black-and-white striped cathedral first opened a series of spiral staircases to the public in 2013, allowing visitors to climb up to a walkway near the top of the 16-metre nave.   Once they have reached the top of the spira...