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Gianluca Pellerito is currently the only Italian band leader scheduled in 2016 at the legendary Blue Note in New York.   Gianluca Pellerito, the 21 year-old Italian drummer, lives and studies in Boston at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. He and his quintet will play on March 21 at 8pm, on one of the most famous stages in the world:...

On the busy street of Collins Avenue, amidst art deco buildings and swanky nightclubs, is Dolce Italian, a restaurant tucked inside the Gale South Beach Hotel.   Happy hour is offered seven days a week from 4-8 p.m. at the bar and café area only. Sadly, this means you can't sit outside and watch the characters of South Beach walk by, though...

L'Approccio Reggio Emilia è una filosofia pedagogica progressista, unico nel suo genere, che ha fatto strada dall'Italia all'America, ispirando insegnanti e genitori. In un momento in cui la standardizzazione nelle scuole pubbliche americane sta diventando l'approccio prevalente, si assiste ad un'infelice riduzione dei corsi d'arte, musica e teatro...

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today announced that President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio will receive the 2016 Award for Excellence in Business, presented by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian herit...

The statue of Giuseppe Verdi, set high above a patch of daffodils, draws scant attention from people hurrying to the subway at Seventy-second Street and Broadway, or even from people lounging on the nearby benches of what used to be called Needle Park, back in the city's drug-infested era. Impressively spruced up now, Verdi Square, which, like many...

The future looks delicious for Naperville resident Joseph Cuzzone. He earned an associates degree in culinary arts at College of DuPage and will soon complete his bachelor's degree in nutrition at Benedictine University. "I love everything about food and nutrition," said Cuzzone, 22. He comes from a family filled with bountiful cooks...

ITALIAN DANCE CONNECTION, "IDACO nyc," is a platform for Italian artists visiting and living in New York, and for New York artists who want to take part in a dialogue with Italian culture, exploring and sharing their unique paths through movement, choreography and the visual arts.   "IDACO nyc" seeks to encourage networking and artistic rese...

Ruffino's on the River recently unveiled a new menu that executive chef Peter Sclafani and partner Ruffin Rodrigue say will enhance the guest experience at the fine-dining restaurant.   The Creole-meets-Italian menu features new dishes made with local ingredients sourced from local farmer's markets. "Our new menu showcases everything from a...

By Alison Mitchell The scenes blend like images from a kaleidoscope. A woman, blond, jubilant in a white dress, shown magnified on a convention center screen in San Francisco. It is Geraldine A. Ferraro in 1984 accepting the Democratic nomination that made her the first woman in the nation to be tapped by a major party to run for vice president....

Whet your appetite for herbally infused pastas and handmade pizzas—the Selland family has done it again. Last Thursday, the Sacramento culinary dynasty opened Obo' Italian Table & Bar in East Sacramento. Loaded with dishes so Italian they're often a struggle to pronounce, the walk-up-counter restaurant fulfills the family's ongoing mission to c...

In this crazy busy world, sometimes there is nothing better than a big, soothing bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. You know the kind, where the sauce has chunks of real tomato and bits of fresh basil leaf; the al dente noodles curl around the fork; and there is no stinting on the meatballs, dense and beefy and glistening in more sauce. A shower of f...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Enlightenment scholars called Sabbioneta "the little Athens of the Po", considering it as the true Renaissance "ideal city", it is actually a "little Rome" created by the maecenas prince Vespasiano Gonzaga Colonna on the model of ancient Roman cities. V...