$1,000 Scholarship Award to high school senior or college student. Applicant must be a member, child or the legal ward or direct descendant of a AIFEDSE organization member. Application deadline April 30th. Click American Italian Federation of the Southeast Members Scholarship.   $1,000 Scholarship Award to an Opera student of Italian descen...

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...

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....

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...

Two Italian favorites are teaming up as Top Chef fan-favorite Fabio Viviani joins Columbus Foods for its "Meat Up" food truck tour, inviting Americans to explore the simple Italian goodness of premium salumi and deli meats.   They're hitting the road this April and May, spending a week each in Scottsdale, Salt Lake, Boston, New York Metro an...

The great American Italian restaurant has changed in style probably more than any other genre of restaurant over the past several decades.   Even as recently as 50 years ago, the term "Italian restaurant" conjured images of red and white checkered tablecloths, carafes of middling chianti, and a red sauce-heavy menu with classics like chicken...