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Chicago's popular Little Italy neighborhood will celebrate its history and heritage from August 14-17 as the annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana returns for its eighth year.   More than 50,000 fest goers are expected to attend, saying "Ciao" to new neighbors, and "That's Amore" about the authetic Italian activities, delectable (or "buono" It...

by Joe Warner   The Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission will host the 11th annual Italian Heritage Festival of Gloucester County on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free festival, held on the grounds of RiverWinds Community Center in West Deptford, attracts more than 8,000 attendees from the tri-state area and beyo...

Major in the Italian Air Force, test pilot, and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut, Luca Parmitano was born in the province of Catania in 1976.   Thanks to an intercultural exchange program, he had the chance to get to know the United States and its culture, an experience that deeply influenced his personal life and future career. Today,...

Seattle's celebration of all things Italian returns to Seattle Center, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion.   Seattle Center Festál: Festa Italiana Seattle, now in its 27th year, offers free live performances, arts, foods and food...

INFORUM presents Batali in conversation with Tyler Florence, Bay Area resident, host of numerous Food Network shows, and chef of SF's own Wayfare Tavern. They'll discuss Batali's latest book, America – Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers.   He's a connoisseur of Italian cuisine who has made an indelible mark on...

Un viaggio indietro nel tempo che porta lo spettatore a rivivere la cultura cinematografica italiana dei grandi classici degli anni '60.   Attraverso l'esecuzione dal vivo di celebri brani musicali e suggestive proiezioni video, il quartetto dell'Italian Surf Academy ha messo in scena il suo "American dream" presso la galleria Emerald Tablet...

Dr. Jim Cummins is a Professor Emeritus in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His research has transformed our understanding of how bilingual education works and has opened up new possibilities for enriching children's linguistic and academic development through bilingualism.   Dr. Cummins will focus...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is looking for a Communications and Event Assistant.   Job Description The Communications and Event Assistant position assists with the coordination and promotion of the Italian Cultural and Community Center's programs and events. The position will assist in developing and executing marketing stra...

WHAT HAPPENS when a grandmother from Sicily hosts a dinner for a renowned Sicilian chef? Graziella DiFulco and Joey Baldino had never met, but Inside Jersey thought perhaps they should. Our story shares details of that day.   Graziella DiFulco grew up in Sicily. She married in Italy, and, in 1965, she and her husband, Sal, came to America. I...

"An Italian Christmas Journey," a traditional Christmas concert featuring award‐winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo will take place on Monday December 22, 2014 at 7:30p.m. at The White Plains Performing Arts Center 11 City Place, 3rd Floor, White Plains, NY 10601. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his chart topping b...

Il Made in Italy deve significare innovazione, creatività e tecnologia per poter essere credibile ed esportabile non solo come idea ma anche come prodotto. Due giovani donne siciliane, di Catania nello specifico, Adriana Santanocito di 36 anni ed Enrica Arena di 28, hanno vinto una grande sfida.   Sono loro l'anima di Orange Fiber un nuovo t...

Giuseppe Rossi will return to the Fiorentina side at the beginning of March, the club has announced. The Italian international has been on the sidelines all season with a knee injury, and has undergone surgery in the USA to correct the problem.   Now the club's team doctor has set a return date for the former Manchester United man, with...