San Pellegrino is taking fans for a stroll through Taormina, Sicily, three minutes at a time. "Three Minutes in Italy," a campaign created by Ogilvy New York, is a Facebook app that enables people to virtually "walk around" the streets of Taormina via special San Pellegrino robots.   By liking the app, users can then get on the virtual queu...

Sunday, January 17, 2016. 1-3 pm. Join Il Circolo and Cafe Sapori owners, Fabrizio and Francesco, for a beautiful luncheon dedidated to the culinary traditions of Italy's Sicily region. Purchase your tickets online from this email and you will be redirected to our secure partner site, Black Tie South Florida, where your payment will be process...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 1010 Ferguson Street in South Rockford is hosting its annual St. Joseph’s Day Altar on Sunday March 15, 2015 from 11:30 am until 3:00 pm in the basement church hall. The community is invited to partake in the festive traditional meal of meatless pasta, omelets, vegetables, and Italian pastries. The church hal...

By Steven Campo   I am the descendent of Sicilians from both my father and mother's side of the family. I grew up in a small town in Louisiana that had a large Sicilian population throughout the 1900's.   We were raised to be proud of our Sicilian heritage. Our grandparents spoke English, but often spoke to us in Sicilian. Hearing non...

Exhibition opening: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6pm On view: September 19, 2014-January 9, 2015Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Roundtable discussion: Monday, November 3, 2014, 6pm Italian Americans, mostly from Sicily, make up about a quarter of the population of Gloucester, Massachusetts--the oldest fishing port in the United States. Ma...

You are cordially invited to attend a special performance by award-winning Sicilian singer and songwriter Laura Campisi at the Italian American Museum on Sunday, June 1. This event is being held in commemoration of the Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day) which is celebrated annually in Italy on June 2nd. With "Sicily Revisited", Laura Ca...

A motherland of artists and scientists that changed the shape of the world, home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a kaleidoscope of bewitching vistas - Bella Italia! From the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, the country is...

di Claudia Vanni   A New York tutto è possibile. Non è un falso mito. E' possibile che, girando per le streets del quartiere Chelsea, tu trovi l'esposizione di un'artista di Castelvetrano. Dalla Sicilia direttamente al 530 sulla 25th West. È iniziata per caso l'avventura artistica di Lia Calamia: "aiutavo mio marito nell'arredamento di inter...

by Cassandra Day   Thanks to modern technology, a group of children learning Italian language and culture "traveled" across the North Atlantic to last weekend to meet the mayor and students just like them who live in Middletown's sister city of Melilli, Sicily.   About 10 children ages 7-13 who study at the city's Italian American Com...

by Jonathan Bazzi   Italy's coastlines and seas are the setting of a large number of ancient stories, legends and myths. With tragic tales of love, revenge inflicted by capricious gods and miraculous intervention by saints, Italian popular culture has inherited and embraced many legends that come directly from ancient Greece, ancient Rome an...