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Nina Miglionico (1913–2009) was an early activist for women's rights and to date is the longest-practicing female attorney in Alabama, practicing law for 73 years. She was also a Birmingham, Jefferson County, political leader who stood for racial equality and consistently voted to repeal the city segregation ordinances that led to the civil rights...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by: John Cabot University   A year after, at the Oscars Academy Awards, Italy has gained again a pinch of success following the triumph of La Grande Bellezza as the best foreign film at the Oscars. The merit goes to one of many Italian artists/artisans who donate their...

Middletown Township Public Library located at 55 New Monmouth Road is proud to present That's Amore: The Great Italian-American Songbook with Dave DeLuca on Saturday April 18, beginning at 2:30 pm.   "Featuring such songs as That's Amore, O Sole Mio, Come Back To Surriento, and Volare, The Great Italian-American Songbook celebrates the 'Ital...

As part of the organization's recurring "Friday Night at the Italian Cinema" series, the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts will screen "Johnny Stecchino" on Friday, April 3. The screening of the 1991 comedy, which tells the tale of mistaken identity between a bus driver and a mob informant, will be presented by Dr. Rocco Mesiti, Ita...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Militare, Dinamico or Supersportivo Square: these are the three summer 2015proposals from Brera Orologi for male outfits. From the classic inspiration of the Dinamico (dynamic) model, to the square case of the new Supersportivo Square, through the sophisticated line...

Si inaugura mercoledì 15 aprile alle ore 18 presso la Sala Gialla del Politeama "Partono i Bastimenti", la mostra a cura di Francesco Nicotra dedicata all'emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe. L'inaugurazione è preceduta dall'anteprima stampa alle 16.   Al centro il "grande esodo" definito dagli studiosi il più rilevante movimento migratorio...

Nuovo Comites anche a Detroit.   I consiglieri eletti per la Lista "Italia Unita" sono: Ruggirello Domenico (140 preferenze); Lo Iacono Giovanni (128); Castaldi (Roselli) Anna (103); Mancini Domenico (102); Orlando Giovanni (99); Previti Sebastiano (87); Catalano Giovanni (80); Cardin (Silverio) Celestina (Tina) (79); Di Ponio Anthony (64);...

Gabriella Forte, a longtime board member of David Yurman, has been named the company's chief executive officer. The appointment is effective immediately. She reports to cofounders David and Sybil Yurman.   David Yurman has been serving as ceo since February 2014 when Glen Senk exited the jewelry and timepiece firm. "We have long wa...

May 21,7:00 pm — 9:30 pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center: One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Please Call to Register at 914-771-8700 This presentation is a pictorial souvenir of Verdi and Puccini's beloved Italian spots, accompanied by their operatic music. The presentation transcends the typical viewing experience, a...

While waiting for my order (panelle and arancini) today at Ferdinando's Focacceria (151 Union Street) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, chef and owner Francesco Buffa was kind enough to show me a couple of pieces of his grandfather's old carretto (cart) from Carini, Sicily.   Intricately detailed, Sicilian carts were often decorated with chivalr...

Three local standout athletes were among those honored at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Chapter's 29th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner held this past April. Monessen's Donna DeMarino Sanft was a Hall of Fame inductee while Louis "Bimbo" Cecconi of Donora received the Frank A. Santamaria Lifetime Achievement Award. B...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : italia.it      Translation by:   For camping enthusiasts, the camper has became a lifestyle – a travel approach that, in Italy, regards approximately 5.6 million tourists (annually), including Italians and foreigners both. A camper vacation invites travelers to escape from the usual, well-trodden itine...