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When: 12/13 Tuesday at 5:30 pm - Where: The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere • 79 Howard Avenue • Staten Island, NY 10301 Tombola is a game that originated in Southern Italy. Similar to Bingo, the game is fun to play, easy to learn and for all ages. In order to win, players need to match a variety of winning combinations or patterns on...

The production of Italian Wines is particularly varied thanks to the richness of the various territories and for this it is necessary to know the map of Italian wines. The Italian wine is appreciated worldwide for its excellent quality. Each area of the country has its own wine heritage that is able to tell the culture, history and tradition of the...

Deep into a successful career in the exhilarating world of auditing, Italian American serial-achiever Michele Di Pietro decided she needed more out of life.  And so, at nearly double the age of most entrants, this life-long lover of the art of “feeding others” decided to head off to culinary school. Today, Michele is an entrepreneur, classically-tr...

San Francisco Comites presents: Celebrating Italian Traditions and Innovation in the Bay Area & The 10th Anniversary of Museo Italo Americano’s Italian Christmas Market. Museo Italo Americano, 2 Marina Blvd -Fort Mason - Building C, San Francisco, CA. Sunday, December 4th. 12-1.30pm. A panel discussion followed by a TASTING of Italian wines and che...

The catastrophic rains and deadly landslide that devastated parts of the island of Ischia, in Italy, on Saturday, Nov. 26, took a long-distance toll on San Pedro, the hillside port community where so many Ischians settled in years past. “We came from an island and we needed to see the ocean,” said Carmela Funiciello, who arrived in San Pedro as a 2...

The new episode of Italian Innovators is a profile of GUCCIO GUCCI, founder of the Gucci brand in 1921. Here you will find what is missing in the “House of Gucci” movie, that is, the incredible story of a young Florentine who traveled to London in the late 19th century and found inspiration to start a luggage business in his native city. A century...

Join us Sunday, December 4th at 2pm at Watchung Booksellers (54 Fairfield Street in Montclair) as we celebrate the launch of Rossella Rago's newest book Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia, followed by an exclusive Q&A session with the author herself, book signing, and FREE food tasting from da Pepo in Montclair. RSVP Here. Host of...

The National Italian American (NIAF) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year. NIAF offers scholarships in the fields of Italian language and culture, medicine, engineering, business, law, music, and other specialized fields to Italian American students who demonstrate academic promise and take initiative to learn mor...

Among Western EU countries, Italy has a much longer life expectancy compared to most other countries of Western Europe, except for the UK and Germany, which are almost ranked as high as Italy. The average life expectancy in Italy in 2022 was 83.86 years, a .17 percent increase over the previous year. This conclusion is based on several factors. The...

“Green Book” actor Frank Vallelonga Jr. has died at the age of 60, Variety has confirmed. The NYPD responded to a call early Monday morning just before 4 a.m. in the Bronx and found Vallelonga Jr. laying unconscious and unresponsive on the ground. Following the arrival of EMS to the location, the actor was pronounced dead on the scene. The NYPD als...

The much-anticipated Italian American Future Leaders Conference — developed by COPOMIAO VP John Viola — is a 3-night, 4-day cultural excursion to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., that will feature small group collaboration, keynote seminars, networking banquets and a VIP NHL game experience at FLA Live Arena. The best part? Virtually all expenses, including h...

Luca Guadagnino surveys the life and work of luxe Italian footwear designer Salvatore Ferragamo in “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams,” which opens at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center Dec. 2. “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams” tells the story of Salvatore Ferragamo who grew up poor in Bonito, Italy, and began his c...