Bowery Culinary Center, Whole Foods MarketThursday, June 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)New York, NYHands-On & Demonstration, $45 With ancient influences from Greece, Spain, and even North Africa, Sicilian cuisine is as unique as it is delicious. Spend an evening in Sicily as you cook your way through traditional Sicilian fare that shows...

A long-standing Italian tradition will return to Orland Park on Monday, March 9 when the Sons of Italy of Orland Park Leone D’Oro Lodge 2700 host a Saint Joseph’s Table at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 South Ravinia Avenue. The event begins at 6 p.m.   One of the most beloved saints among Italian-Americans, Saint Joseph was the foster...

by Pascal Gangi   My name is Pascal Gangi and I am a graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a degree in Electrical-Mechanical Engineering. I was born in Sicily and moved to Revere at a very young age. My Sicilian heritage is something that I hold dear to my heart and I admire the art work that is presented in many of the tradit...

Antonella Vitale, PhD candidate in the Department of History at City University of New York, will present a piece of her dissertation, focused on the oral histories she gathered in Sicily last summer, at an upcoming conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Antonella was a winner of NOIAW's 2015 scholarship program.   Antonella said via...

My name is Nita Sturiale and my past and present is intertwined with Sicily. I have been a Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston for more than 15 years, am currently the department chair, and have been the project manager for many successful endeavors in the arts and in business.   I have been traveling to Sicil...

by Serena Perfetto   Traveling around Italy is a special experience not only for the heartbreaking landscape and the gorgeous art you can find on your way. Italy's uniqueness is also related to the chance of finding history and culture in some remote places.   This is the case of five small towns that keep the tradition of exceptional...

By Andy Stiny   A wreath of pink flowers floated away from Fisherman's Wharf on Saturday, in silent homage to the fishermen and their families who shaped an industry and carved new lives in a new world.   The wreath was tossed into the water by Festa Italia Queen Gina Pennisi, after her father, Mario, read the names of local fishermen...

La commozione affiora attraverso gli occhi lucidi. L’abbraccio, per i tempi televisivi, è lungo. È standing ovation. Come una madre con la propria figlia sembrano stringersi. Sono Lady Gaga e Julie Andrews. E’ la serata degli Oscar. Cadono le maschere, spariscono le parrucche, niente trucco questa sera. Lady Gaga sembra interpretare se stessa. &nb...

An Italian-American philanthropist wanted to donate €2 million to a hospital in Ragusa, Sicily, but left before writing a cheque after being forced to wait too long in a sweaty waiting room. The would-be benefactor, Pippo Giuffrè, was hoping to donate the money to the new Giovanni Paolo II hospital.   However, when he went to meet the g...

Paolo Rossi, founder of the Italian travel site, Dante in America, is arranging for some exciting late summer travels that may interest the Italian community in New Mexico.   "I take groups of people on a journey through the regions of the world I know best, the places where I spent considerable parts of my life, truly exploring all their un...