Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Vintage Fire Museum, 723 Spring St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130. Please join IAA members and their family and friends at the Vintage Fire Museum as we recognize the late George Bernard Wiggins as the only non-Italian-American member to hold the office of President of the IAA. In addition to being an active...

2018 ICI Film Series Presented by Dr. Gus Mastri (April 4, April 11, April 18) - Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville - 2215 S 3rd St - Louisville, KY 40208. Dr. Mastri will once again present the ICI film series, with the first installment starting next Wednesday, April 4. This year's films touch on themes of immigratio...

Which came first: the pizza or the bread? A trip out to Anchorage to visit the excellent MozzaPi might recalibrate your thinking on this not-so-simple question. After all, if you’ve been eating pizza in Louisville over the past generation, you may be excused for thinking that pizza is all about the toppings. That’s the way Derby City pizzerias roll...

On Sunday, March 18th, the IAA will participate in the Feast of St. Joseph Mass Celebration sponsored by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Since the event is open to the public, IAA members may invite family members, neighbors, relatives, friends, and co-workers to join us. As is the IAA’s tradition for the Feast of St. Joseph Mass, prior to the mass,...

"La restituzione da parte dello Speed Art Museum di Louisville del cratere a calice a figure rosse proveniente da Paestum permette il ritorno in Italia di un reperto che è parte del patrimonio culturale nazionale. Il prezioso calice, come sempre avvenuto in questa legislatura in simili casi, verrà al più presto destinato alla comunità da cui è stat...

Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

I appreciate when a restaurant has a firm grasp on its identity. Come Back Inn, the long-standing eatery at the corner of Swan and Breckenridge streets, is such an establishment. The homey, neighborhood vibe coupled with dishes that are unabashedly covered in bubbling layers of cheese, speaks to the restaurant’s distinction as an Italian-American p...

When I heard a “casual” Italian restaurant was opening in the former home of Germantown Craft House (and, briefly, Goss Ave. Pub), I envisioned cheap plates of spaghetti and pizza by the slice. When I went with friends to Sarino for dinner on a recent Saturday, we were informed we were the last walk-in table — making reservations was highly recomme...

At 4 years old, most kids are only beginning to learn how to behave in a restaurant. But Carmelo Gabriele wasn’t just any kid and he wasn’t in just any restaurant. Dressed in a mini-tuxedo, he was busy pouring water for customers in his father’s upscale St. Louis restaurant. There was little doubt in anyone’s mind that he would one day move into th...

Italy in Kentucky has a smaller history than other American places. The Bluegrass State saw some Italians come in the period of the mass emigration from Italy, but not as much as other bigger States on the two coasts. Nonetheless, in Louisville there's a club that celebrates Italy in several different ways, led by a true Italian who is for sure the...