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This 8-week fully ONLINE course will provide students with a background in business Italian at the intermediate level. Students will: Gain a foundation in the vocabulary used in the business world, Write business correspondence in Italian, Learn through interactive lessons with local Italian entrepreneurs, Better understand the culture of...

Although the House of Italy is awaiting word as to when they can resume business at their original cottage in Balboa Park, it was business as usual in their temporary location in Our Lady of the Rosary where they held their monthly dinner and presentation meeting.   After the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the Italian National Anthe...

The President and Board of Directors ofThe Leonardo da Vinci Society cordially invite you to:Eternal Traveler: Leonardo da Vinci's Secret LifeA multimedia concert by Andrea Centazzoin collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Saturday, March 28, 20157:00 PM: Concert8:00 PM: Dinner The Century Club of California, 1355 Franklin Street,...

by Andrea Carli   The outskirts of Rome are changing thanks to street art. After 70 days of work, 756 liters of paint and 974 spray cans, the project "Big city life Tor Marancia" was inaugurated last week.   The social housing site of this Southern neighborhood of Rome, in Via di Tor Marancia 63, far from the city center, has been tra...

"Buona Festa di San Giuseppe!" That's the greeting many of the Italian-Americans inside the Johnston Senior Center's red, green and white decorated multi-purpose room passed around last Thursday during the annual St. Joseph's Day Luncheon.   In English, the phrase means "Happy St. Joseph's Day," and in keeping with tradition, the center...

How would you explain Italy to a child? This docu-film describes the hopes for the country that will be, while touching on some of the key themes of today's Italy. Director Nicola Campiotti will be in conversation with Alex Ago, Director of Programming and Special Projects at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.   The film will be screened at S...

The IHCC-NY, Inc. Board of Directors, consisting of Italian and Italian American leaders in the greater N.Y. area, has announced its 2015 Italian Heritage and Culture theme: Italian Creativity: Celebrating 50 Years of Science and Technology - 1965 New York World's Fair-2015 Expo Milano.   New York, Milano: Two great cosmopolitan cities of in...

A large part of my culinary upbringing was informed by my maternal grandmother Muriel and her experimentation and appreciation for world cuisine. She would travel the globe and bring back recipes as her souvenirs, sharing tastes of Europe, Australia and Asia with our family and her friends. Another big chunk of my gastronomic education came from m...

The month of May is usually the time we decide to start getting into shape for the summer. But we should be more concerned with our overall long-term well-being and health...not just looking good in our short sleeves and bathing suits.   Fad diets spike in popularity this time of year as we look for a quick way to lose weight. Nutritional ex...

by Luca Orlando   Italian exports in March registered their best performance since August 2011 (+9.2% on an annual basis from ISTAT figures), thanks to the driving force of non-EU countries in addition to an important contribution from all of Europe.   This is good news for the country, above all, if interpreted together with the stat...

di Antonio Cianciullo   Con 102 milioni di visitatori nei parchi e un fatturato che sfiora i 12 miliardi di euro, il turismo natura continua a crescere nonostante la crisi. Dal 2007 ad oggi ha registrato un aumento del 7% delle presenze nelle strutture ricettive delle aree protette (+21% di incassi).   Sono i dati diffusi oggi a Favig...

Anthony Rugiero is proud to be part of a first generation Italian American family that values fundamental beliefs taught by his parents, Antonio Sr. and Enrica (Rita) Rugiero. He understands the value of hard work and commitment. In 2008, after the passing of his father, Anthony took over as president of the original Roman Village Cucina Italiana i...