By Gian Antonio Stella Le macerie del corpo di ingresso del castello medievale di Frinco, nell'Astigiano, tre mesi dopo il «Grande Crollo» del 5 febbraio (così chiamato per non confonderlo con altre frane meno gravi che avevano annunciato il disastro) sono ancora lì.   L'unico impegno preso dall'amministrazione comunale è sulla rimozione di...

Monday, November 9, 2015. 6 to 8 PM. Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024. Fees: $45 ($40 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408 or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it. Led by Diego Meraviglia, Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American Sommelier...

For 100 years, the Santa Maria Maddalena Society of New Haven has been celebrating its Atrani heritage and tradition with its annual Old World procession through Wooster Square.   This year, the procession takes place Sunday after the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Michael's Church in Wooster Square, followed by a reception at the society clubhouse,...

American actor Mark Ruffalo, two time nominee for the Oscar and played the role in the Marvel action blockbuster "Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron", will receive a special prize during his appareance as one of the special guests at the Giffoni Film Festival, an international festival for children's films.   On Saturday, Ruffalo has met the fi...

Sunday, February 22, 2015 4:30pmAward winning documentary, promoted by Neapolitan music producer and cultural operator Salvatore Visone, is a fascinating look at the streets of Naples and the bands of children that live on them. Once a year on St. Anthony's day, they build a bonfire, often too near old palaces, which celebrates the rapport between...

JOURNEY THRU ITALIAN POPULAR MUSICseries of lectures in English WITH FABRIZIO MANCINELLI, FILM COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR NEAPOLITAN SONGS FEBRUARY 11, 2015   The Neapolitan Songs, from O Sole Mio to Torna a Surriento to Funiculí Funiculà, the history of the songs that made Italian melody famous. Handouts with lyrics will be provided a...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

di Stefano Pignataro   Ci sono donne che in America sono andate con i mariti ma poi hanno fatto fortuna da sole. Un aspetto questo spesso sottovalutato dell'emigrazione, ma che Dominic Candeloro, professore di Storia all'Università di Chicago, ha messo in evidenza nel suo ultimo libro.   Candeloro è l'autore con Kathy Catrambone e Glo...

A group of thirty exchange students from Montella, Italy, came to the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday as a part of the sister cities exchange program run with the Norristown Area School District. The sheriff's department personnel led the group of exchange students around the courthouse.   The students got a run-down of courtroom...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...