Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 7 p.m. Sprezzatura, 112 East Sherman Street, Millvale, PA 15209. $65. Purchase tickets here.Celebrate St. Joseph's Day with a multi-course meal of traditional foods from Sicily, including seafood salad, fava mint soup, couscous blood orange salad, escarole and anchovy spaghetti, and St. Joseph's Day bread.  During your meal...

Some Americans dream of moving to Italy, but it takes more than a plane ticket and spunk. Just ask Patrizia Di Gregorio, an Italian-American who founded the international social network Expats Living in Rome. She's lived in Italy for 23 years."Americans want to come and don't understand that you can't just move to Italy," Gregorio, 52, told Busines...

It is with sadness that the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) announces the passing of Fr. Lydio F. Tomasi, C.S., on February 1, 2024, at the St. Raphael House in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. Fr. Lydio entered the Missionaries of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians in 1957 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1962. After the founding of the Center for Migr...

A new biopic on the life of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, titled Cabrini, is set to release in theaters in the Spring of 2024. This highly anticipated film from Angel Studios, the same company that produces The Chosen, will focus on the life and works of Mother Cabrini, especially her devoted efforts to tend to Italian immigrants in New York City at...

On Jan. 30, thanks to an initiative organized by the Hon. Christian Di Sanzo, elected in North and Central America, the Sala del Cenacolo at the Vicolo Valdina Complex, in the heart of Rome, was inaugurated the exhibition "Mother Cabrini and the Pilgrim Angels" curated by master Meo Carbone, a prominent figure in the Italian Community of Chicago. C...

I grew up in a town of 1,000 people in Iowa. My dad owned the grocery store there. I always knew it wasn't the life I wanted. I moved to Kansas City at 21 to work for an airline. I met my husband, Bill Walling, there. We were married for 24 years before he died in 2010 of kidney cancer. He liked road trips to Captiva Island in Florida and Santa Fe,...

Throughout the thousand-year reign of the Roman Empire, disparate populations began to connect in new ways — through trade routes, economic and political collaboration, and joint military endeavors. Now, an international team led by Stanford Medicine researchers has used genetic material from ancient skeletons to assemble a detailed picture of trav...

Call for Papers: Italian Diaspora and the Representation(s) of Italian Americans. Date: June 27-30, 2024. Where: Georgetown University Villa Le Balze, Fiesole (Firenze), Italy. Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2024. This year’s Italian American Studies Association’s international symposium theme explores the Italian Diaspora and the represent...

After living in Manhattan for more than two decades and New Jersey for five years, Charles “Chuck” H. Stevens and Berardino “Ben” Di Rienzo were ready for something new. The US couple, who’ve been together for around 37 years and married for 12, say they felt as though they were spending most of their time working to keep up their lifestyles and so...

Angela Scimeca’s parents emigrated from Sicilia around 1908 and settled in South Philadelphia, where they brought their passion for good food and entrepreneurship. They built a bustling store, Scimeca’s delicatessen, on the corners of Passyunk Avenue near Christian Street along with an even more bustling family of 11 children. When Angela was old e...