WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from ... somewhere in the US! As October is the Italian Heritage month, I'm travelling around the East Coast and the Midwest to celebrate Italy in the US, the Italian Americans and meeting a lot of friends of We the Italians! What a wonderful, sparkling, enth...

By Emily Younker La dolce vita is coming to Missouri Southern State University. The university's themed semester this fall focuses on Italy and will feature about 50 events, including guest speakers, lectures and presentations, films, concerts and theatrical shows, and readings.   "The goal was really to incorporate something for everyone,...

È stata inaugurata ieri, 29 gennaio, presso il Kansas City Convention Center di Kansas City, nel Missouri, la Fiera Internazionale AG Connect Expo 2013, una delle più importanti manifestazioni fieristiche di tutto il Nord America per il settore della meccanizzazione agricola. Organizzata dalla AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), associaz...

Movies are a wonderful way to tell stories, and in the US many millions of people – either of Italian heritage or not – love to be told stories about and from Italy. That is why cinema is one of the most important tool of the promotion of our culture in America. Every year, hundreds of events involve the showing of an Italian movie somewhere in th...

On August 6, Kirkwood welcomed a brand new restaurant, fully equipped with a wine-and-dine-worthy patio: Billy G's (131 West Argonne; 314-984-8000). Owned by the family-operated Gianino's Restaurant Group, the proprietor of nine other local establishments, Billy G's serves up Italian and American eats. The space, previously occupied by Massa's, sea...

A local Italian eatery is garnering national attention on the eve of its 60th anniversary. Jasper's Restaurant on 103rd and State Line is one of only four restaurants in the United States to be named to the 2013 Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation's Restaurant News. The restaurant was founded by Leonardo and Jasper Mirabile in 1954. The Mirabile fa...

Authorities say two armed men robbed Garozzo's Italian Ristorante in Columbus Park Monday night. They received the call around 10:30 p.m., just after the restaurant in the 500 block of Harrison closed.   Employees told police one man held two workers at gun point while the other man went to the office and demanded cash from a manager counti...

By Emily Younker Italian author Fabio Geda will be the featured speaker at several lectures and book-signing events scheduled at Missouri Southern State University this week. Geda is the author of the notable nonfiction novel "In the Sea There are Crocodiles," which has been translated into more than 30 languages and adapted into a play.  ...

Date: Thursday, November 05, 2015. Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Organized by: WWI Museum - Kansas City, MO. In collaboration with: https://supportinganally.eventbrite.com "Supporting an Ally: American Forces in Italy, 1918" a lecture by Jonathan R....

Joseph Henry Garagiola was Born on February 12, 1926 in the Italian section of a neighborhood called the Hill, in St. Louis, Missouri.   Garagiola grew up across the street from Yogi Berra and the two became close friends throughout their life. Also on the same block would eventually live broadcaster Jack Buck & his son Joe Buck as well...