Michael Pizzini, son of John Thomas Pizzini and Airey Phelan Pizzini, is a Junior Music Education student at Loyola University New Orleans. He has been singing on stage since he was 10 years old and is thrilled to be continuing with Loyola's fabulous production of Gianni Schicci.   He is following his grandparents', parents', and sister's le...

Tuesday February 3rd, 2015 6-7 pmAmerican Italian Cultural Center537 S Peters St, New Orleans 70130 Join the Honorary Italian Consulate Arnaldo Partessotti as he discusses the rules of obtaining Italian dual citizenship. Mr. Partesotti will review the practicality of finding the necessary documentation for applying for Italian dual citizenship and...

Sunday, December 14, 4 pm - 7 pm Piazza d'Italia - Lafayette Street, New Orleans 70130 Tickets: www.americanitalianculturalcenter.com The American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) presents a concert series in the Piazza d'Italia! In celebration of the holidays, the concert will feature classic Christmas music performed by Phillip Ma...

At Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, at 28088 Main Street in Lacombe, a group of ladies have been busy every day preparing for the annual St. Joseph Day altar. This Catholic/Italian tradition has always been held on Thursday (March 19), which is the feast of St. Joseph.   This longtime tradition was brought to America by some of the fir...

by Larry Martin   "I'm looking for old photos of Italian shoemaker shops in Baltimore between 1910-1940. If anyone has any, please contact me, or email photos to larry_hilde@yahoo.com. As an aside, my grandfather came to the U.S. from Sicily through the port of New Orleans in 1905 and eventually made his way to Baltimore. I was in New Orlea...

This year's IASA conference, Italian American Identity Politics (New Orleans Marriott, October 3-5, 2013) examines the politics of the identifying term "Italian American" from multiple perspectives and in different time periods. The evocation of "Italian American" for political purposes and agendas has a varied history, e.g., to combat anti-Italian...

by Jodie Morgan   A million years ago, a fresh faced 20-something and a curly headed 30-something walked into an Italian grocery in the heart of New Orleans and ordered a muffaletta. Hand in hand, those two love birds shared a wheel of Italian delight stuffed with salty, rich cured meats and cheeses and oozing with a briny olive salad....

by George Morris   It may be an irrational fear, but when an eatery moves from a long-standing location to someplace new, patrons may worry that something important got left behind. Patrons of Anthony's Italian Deli have nothing to dread. The new Anthony's is no longer a hole in the wall, and there's nothing wrong with that.   Not tha...

Italy's Adelio Lattuada, a leading glassworking machinery manufacturer, will be a gold level sponsor of the GPAD 2014 Glass Processing Automation Days in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 20-21, 2014 at the JW Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. GPAD is a two-day event to educate the glass companies on how advanced machinery and software technology...

By Todd A. Price   Marcello's, the Italian restaurant and wine bar, began in Lafayette. In 2014, the family added a New Orleans location on St. Charles Avenue. Last Monday (Jan. 18), a third location on Veterans Memorial Drive. Here are six things to know about the new Metairie dining destination: Marcello's makes refined Italian comfor...