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Please join us for a reception to announce the opening of the Center for the Study of Ancient Italy at UC Berkeley. The newly formed institution is intended to promote and advance the study of the many cultures of ancient Italy, with special emphasis on the Etruscans and Romans.   It will also support teaching and research at the University...

by John Wiegand Officials at Western Michigan University (WMU) announced that Italy-based FAiST Light Metals plans to locate its North American headquarters at the Business Technology and Research Park (BRT Park) in Kalamazoo.   The manufacturer of aluminum die-casting, precision machining and plating for the automotive and telecommunicatio...

by Mark Di Suvero   Manhattan is currently undergoing a construction boom so extensive that not since the skyscraper rush of the 1920s has the city's skyline been faced with the potential for so much massive transformation.   But we are living in a new Gilded Age, and not surprisingly, most of the pencil-thin, sky-high constructions r...

By Isabel A. Rodriguez   From creamy fettuccine Alfredo to bowls of warm minestrone vegetable soup, Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant is the perfect Las Cruces destination to satisfy any Italian food cravings. Located at 1753 E. University Ave., across from the New Mexico State University campus, Lorenzo's is a locally owned restaurant that...

As part of the Nassau County Parks' International Music Nights Concert Series, which provides residents an opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer free of charge, Italian-American night will be presented on June 22, 2015. The concert is presented at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, an outdoor theatre...

Foreign investors might be wary of doing business with Italy, given the lacklustre growth and complex politics. But David Olson, a businessman from Michigan in the US, is undeterred, and is determined to help Italian firms spread their wings. This is your first foray into Italy. Why Italy, and why now?   One word: climate. Not the weath...

July Fourth is all about independence, remembering the birth of our great nation – and the Fiat 500? That's right, the quirky little Italian compact car shares the same b-day as the beloved United States of America. It all started in 1936 when Fiat unveiled the 500 Topolino.   It was nothing like the iconic 500 that enthusiasts clamor o...

Inedita e curiosa iniziativa quella svoltasi nel Porto di Palermo in occasione dei festeggiamenti a Santa Rosalia. La fondazione Teatro Massimo ha organizzato un concerto mai eseguito prima dal titolo "Sirene per mare".   L'orchestra ha suonato in concerto insieme alle navi da crociera e di linea attraccate al molo, che con la loro sinfonia...

by Lou Carlozo   Where other Chicago commuters see filthy expressway viaducts or bleak train station walls — that is, if they see them at all — muralist Tony Passero envisions possibilities: outsized felines with piano-key teeth; cubist creatures of red and orange in surrealistic tango; kaleidoscopic owls orbited by Technicolor eggs. Passer...

Davide Zicchinella, the mayor of Sellia, in the province of Catanzaro, signed the decree on Wednesday, which stated "it is forbidden to get sick in the town." The decree comes as part of Zicchinella's bid to save the town from extinction, by incentivizing residents to take care of their health.   The decree called on all 537 of the town...

by Michael Chiaravalloti   I've visited Italy just once in my life, but I felt an instant connection to the country when I stepped foot in the Milano Centrale train station in late September 2012. In March, my father and I will make our first ever pilgrimage to the remote "comune" of Polia. There, my family can trace its history back fo...

by Claudia Astarita   Although the "Dubai Sail" has often presented itself as the only 7stars hotel in the world, the American magazine Forbes is now revealing something different of which Italy should be proud. In fact, the Seven Stars Galleria in Milan is the only certified 7stars hotel in the world by SGS (the world's leading inspect...