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Italian neorealism was meant to be a genre populated by non-professional actors, but Anna Magnani was the exception that proved the rule. Despite her stardom, her bawdy ebullience, earthy intensity and resolute lack of glamour made her the perfect emblem for a cinematic movement centred around ordinary Italians dealing with the tough realities of l...

When Rubia Daniels heard a town in Italy was selling off abandoned homes for $1 apiece, she had to take a look for herself, NBC News reports. The Berkeley, Calif., resident booked her first flight to Mussomeli, Sicily, in 2019 and quickly ended up buying not one, but three, fixer-uppers at a bargain price. Daniels, 50, has a construction background...

Back again this year, from May 22 to Sept. 22, 2024, is the Viaggio nel Foro di Cesare (Journey through Caesar’s Forum), the multimedia show that aims to narrate and bring to life the scenic archaeological area, accompanied by the narrative voice of Piero Angela. Promoted by Roma Capitale, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, the project is...

A year after opening its doors in May of last year, The Taste of Italy in Johnston has not faltered in delivering its consistently delicious and authentic Italian cuisine to an ever-growing list of loyal fans. From the moment a curious diner walks into this inviting space, the answer to the age-old question “What’s for dinner?” is immediately answe...

In good news for those headed to Italy's shores this summer, a environmental survey has shown an improvement of water quality in various Italian waters. The annual analysis from the foundation FFE has awarded almost 500 Italian beaches with the blue flag, which stands for clean water and environmental protection. That's 14 more than last year. Most...

It was a momentous evening at Undo’s West in St. Clairsville, as the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival held their media night to kick off their 41st year of the event. Rita Carapelotti from Steubenville was recognized as this year’s Italian American of the Year, and 12 lucky winners of scholarships also got their chance to shine tonight. Chairman...

June 1, 2024. 4:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street, NY. Registration here. On the occasion of the 23rd edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema Film at Lincoln Center, May 30 – June 6, 2024. A roundtable with the representatives of the artistic delegation: Edoardo de Angelis, Piero Messina, Laura Luchetti, Alain Parroni, Gin...

We've learned more about Joe Mazzulla the Boston Celtics head coach over the last year, but what about Joe Mazzulla the person? Since the start of the 2023-24 NBA season, NBC Sports Boston's video crew spent time with Mazzulla to learn what makes him tick. In Part 1 of our "Mazzulla" docuseries, the second-year coach showed how he developed his com...

It remains clearly in the positive, at least in the first two months of 2024, the performance of Italian wine exports, which, globally, touched 1.14 billion euros, at +9.5% over the same period 2023, for 297.6 million liters, at +8.2%. Although, it must be said, it denotes a major slowdown on January’s super start, with double-digit growth. In any...

More than $70 million in Italian cars will be on display in downtown Green Bay this weekend—ready for automotive enthusiasts and anyone curious about Italian cuisine and entertainment! More than eight decades of Italian automobiles in every shape, size and color are being carefully prepared, polished and parked for this weekend's Festa Italiana.  A...

Passengers flying from Rome's Fiumicino Airport with ITA Airways can now check in and drop off their luggage at the central Termini train station before their flight. Airport in the City is the new initiative by Rome airport management company Aeroporti di Roma (AdR) which is open exclusively to ITA Airways passengers flying from Fiumicino, to any...

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Broadway stars Casey Garvin, Analise Scarpaci, Rachel Zatcoff, and more in That’s Amore: Celebrating Italian American History on June 20, 2024 at 7pm. That’s Amore will celebrate Italian American music, tradition, and history, featuring popular songs you know and love like “Quando, Quando, Quando,” “Mambo...