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Beginning next weekend, the Italian Film Festival USA - St. Louis will be back for a new online edition! From 23 OCTOBER until 21 NOVEMBER, the Italian Film Festival will offer a variety of recent feature films, documentaries, and short films. To view the titles they have selected, please see the website of the Film Festival: http://italianfilmfest...

Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors by celebrating the distinguished cultural contributions of Americ...

Oct 27 at 7pm. Presented by Rosemary Novellino-Mearns. $10. Live-Streamed & On-Demand Webinar. Click here for more info & to register. The true story of how Radio City Music Hall, Art Deco masterpiece and one of New York City's iconic tourist attractions and cultural landmarks, was saved from demolition is told at last. Nearly forty years later, Ro...

Another treasured link to Santarcangelo, Italy, the city with which Portsmouth established a Friendship City relationship in December 2019, is gone, but not forgotten. The oldest member of the Fracassi Family Educational Trust Board of Trustees, Angelina Fracassi Smith, a member since its inception in 1999, died this summer at age 91. Renato Fracas...

No institutional course can ever summon enough time and resources to master the art of false display. There’s a natural instinct that kicks in when a situation begs for us to wear our mask. It’s not the physical ornament that masquerades seem to worship, or that COVID-19 pandemic brought forward, but an inner intuition that resonates to a coping me...

Avvio Italian Kitchen, the new restaurant from former Sabatino’s co-head chef Joel Piedra, is open and serving specialities like steaks, seafood, pasta, and — of course — Shrimp DeJonghe. News of the forthcoming spot broke in early September, much to the delight of Sabatino’s fans who have been missing the beloved Northwest Side Italian-American st...

Dylan Howard is back. The one time editor of the National Enquirer, and former chief exec to David Pecker at the languished American Media, is reborn. And this time, it’s a good thing. Howard has licensed Grazia, the famous and glossy Italian celebrity-fashion magazine, from Italian heavyweight publisher Mondadori.  The website is up. Quarterly pri...

Fall in Italy! If summer means the canning of the tomatoes, fall is certainly dedicated to wine-making, and the other sacred process, the harvesting of the olives for the precious gold, olive oil. I recall vividly my youth in Italy, and the smells that these activities produced. The atmosphere in town was one of hard work, and also much celebration...

Inside my novels, along with the familiar narrative essentials of characters and setting and plot, there is enough Italian food to fill an Italian cookbook. I didn’t do this by design, I just kept feeding my characters Italian food until it became clear that my muse is la cucina italiana! I’m Italian-American, so I grew up eating the food of my Sic...

Following in the footsteps of Frank Catalanotto, recipient of the last year’s Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) Achievement Award, Chicago Cubs hitting coach Anthony Iapoce has been named as the 2020 IABF Achievement Award Honoree. With over 27 years of combined professional baseball experience as a player and coach, Anthony Iapoce has ma...

It is the most important lighthouse in Italy, helping ships and even planes to find the right way: the Lantern of Genoa, as it is called by everyone, is the symbol of the most important city of the maritime trade of our country.  77 meters high, several times damaged and as many rebuilt, offers a beautiful view from the first frame accessible to th...

Great news, amici – La Pizza & La Pasta is now open! Book your table and be one of the first to enjoy indoor dining at La Pizza & La Pasta. While pizza and pasta are just the tip of the Italian iceberg, there's a reason these two culinary staples are the most beloved exports from Italy. ù La Pizza & La Pasta is Eataly NYC Downtown's largest restaur...