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È stata la Danaë (1544–45) di Tiziano, una delle opere più rappresentative del Rinascimento italiano, a dare ieri, 1 ° luglio, l'avvio al semestre di Presidenza italiana del Consiglio dell'Unione Europea a Washington.   Presenti alla National Gallery of Art, che ospiterà il quadro fino al 2 novembre prossimo, rappresentanti dell'Amministrazi...

Gary Sinise has one of those faces that are impossible to forget, a face made for characters rough on the edges, but the man behind it couldn't be further from that image. As his popularity increased he decided to have a bigger role in his life, one that could make a life worth living.   Gary's family tree has its roots in Italy, his great-g...

A hometown memorial service was held tonight at Torrance High School for World War II hero and Olympic runner Louis Zamperini, who died July 2 at age 97.   The service at the school's stadium named for Zamperini included flyovers of military aircraft and a symbolic lap around by the track run by members of the school's track team.   R...

by Ina Paiva Cordle The owners of Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante in Miami Beach are planning to open two new regional Italian restaurants in Miami this fall. In the works from Sardinia duo Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu are Moye, at 80 SW 8th St., and Campania, at 4029 North Miami Ave. in the Design District, in the space previously occupied by Eg...

Saturday night, Italian Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana finalized his first place standing in the Sinquefield Cup. Caruana established himself quickly in the tournament, working methodically through a seven-game winning streak.   This streak was halted by an 8th round draw with the Norwegian reigning world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen.  ...

The Cultural Italian American Organization, of Auburn, will host a Columbus Day recognition dinner at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. The dinner will honor Jack and Jerry Bisgrove and Matteo Bartolotta for their efforts to revitalize the Auburn area, and will also feature a five-course Italian dinner,...

The Seattle School Board unanimously voted Wednesday to have public schools observe "Indigenous Peoples' Day" on the second Monday of October — the same day as the Columbus Day federal holiday.   The resolution, in part, said the board "recognizes the fact that Seattle is built upon the homelands and villages of the Indigenous Peoples of thi...

The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the EMBASSY OF ITALY and the ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE present NIGHT OF ITALIAN OPERA! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano YANA EMINOVA and baritone ANTON BELOV.   Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from great o...

Last year two Italian VC firms and an institutional player combined to from United Ventures, based out of Milan. They closed a first round of funding at €30 million ($39M) but aimed for €50 million.   It was a welcome move as the Italian tech scene has formerly languished through lack of funds, despite a growing entrepreneurial and startup s...

Italian Cultural Arts Council and Cinema Italiano presents screening of La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana! Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm Bowers Museum - 2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706 Adults $10, Students: $5 (no need to RSVP) 1:30- 2:00 pm, Reception/RefreshmentsSeating in Au...

The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo will be held December 9-11 at the DeVos Place exhibition center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Last year's show registered 4,200 people from 42 states and eight Canadian provinces, and 425 companies exhibited in the trade show.   The educational program this year will feature several out-of-s...

On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center.   The evening's program will celebrate much of the repertoire the classical crossover singer has made worl...