Analizziamo spesso le dinamiche che portano sempre più italiani a emigrare negli Stati Uniti, e abbiamo pensato di parlarne con l'avvocato Annalisa Liuzzo, che ci può dare il punto di vista di chi aiuta tanti italiani a capire cosa va fatto, come e quando, per provare a realizzare il proprio sogno americano. Annalisa è un classico esempio di riusci...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   L'istruzione può continuare in modo molto produttivo fuori dalle scuole, con le gite che sono per gli studenti una finestra aperta sul mondo che non possono vedere in classe.Un approccio tipico, Imparare con l'esperienza, diverso da quello usato tra i banchi di scuola perchè non si impara totalmente per descri...

By Amy Biancolli   Andrea Bocelli isn't really an opera singer — he doesn't have the pipes, for one thing, or anything like the seductive extroversion that's required in wooing a crowd — but he sings sweetly, stands erectly and brings with him all the expected trappings of classical music.   He brought them all to the Times Union Cent...

Promotions highlighting the arrival of Italian abate fetel variety pears into the U.S. are taking place on the East Coast. Abate fetel pears from Italy's northeastern Emilia Romagna region are making their U.S. debut, according to a news release, and promotions will offer sampling events in Delaware and New York City. On Jan. 29, an Italian p...

by Pamela Silvestri   Of all Mary Coppola's dishes, none is loved by the Scaffidi family as much as her Italian wedding soup. She has been making this soup for 50 years. "For Easter, New Years – oh they devour it," Mrs. Coppola says. "It's easy to make but too many things to do. My bones wont let me do this anymore, but I still do it."...

Monica Bellucci heats it up with red at the 2014 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 5) in New York City. The 49-year-old Italian actress was accompanied on the red carpet by handsome dancer Roberto Bolle, who donned flashy gloves.   It was recently announced that Monica has joined the upcoming film Ville-Mari...

The Italian American Writers Association presents its Second Saturday Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). For 23 years, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series. The readings are now held at two venues: Cornelia Street Café on odd months (Sept, Nov) and Sidewalk Café on even months (Aug, Oct, Dec.)   Our next reading will tak...

di Alberto Magnani   Menù di vini, carta dei piatti. Un refuso? No: il principio che anima Mulino a Vino, il wine restaurant che ha appena aperto i battenti nel cuore di Manhattan. I clienti possono scegliere tra una selezione di 50 vini italiani al bicchiere o alla bottiglia, con abbinamenti preparati su misura dallo chef Davide Scabin: il...

Saturday, October 18th, at 7 pm the College of Staten Island, Center for the Arts will present Franc D"Ambrosio's Broadway, " The Phantom Unmasked", a special benefit concert of cabaret style Broadway standards to support the Italian Studies program and study abroad opportunities for students to expand their horizons and experience of the cult...

Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted as "The Authentic Italian Table," an evening of fine dining, a showcase for new Italian products trying to find distributors along with signature dishes from New York's top-tiered Italian restaurants.   And there was also a Ci...