by David H. Thorne   Thank you, Richard. I am very pleased to be here today at what is widely considered the world's premier art fair.   For years, the Venice Biennale has attracted the most exciting artists of their time. For all participating countries, the Biennale is an opportunity to showcase the creativity and innovation of thei...

A Charleston group working for tighter rules regulating the cruise industry is forming a coalition with similar groups in Venice, Italy, and Key West, Fla. The idea is to make sure there are adequate regulations in place to protect the historic character of smaller port cities worldwide. Carrie Agnew with Charleston Communities for Cruise Con...

No need to board a plane for Italy's Venezia: Italia in Ohio is bringing Carnevale to Columbus on Sunday March 2, 2014.   Carnevale, the Italian pre-Lent festival of food and frivolity, is a tradition dating back a millennium and includes parties, music, exquisite Venetian cooking, and above all the masked balls. This year the Refectory Rest...

by Mara Monti   The airline industry continues to stack up profits. In the third quarter, American Airlines confirmed the positive results with the merger with US Airways, completed at 85%, by introducing a single booking system. The next step will be the optimization of air routes, starting with the Italian routes, as explained by the compa...

  WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   The victory of "Liberami" by Federica di Giacomo in the Horizons section (the outside the competition part dedicated to young directors and new trends of the Venice Film Festival) was the only award won by an Italian film at the 73th edition of the Venice Film...

Four years ago, Robert Sbirssa saw the Italian community around Birmingham losing touch with its roots. It was then that he decided to create a festival that was about more than just the food.    "We wanted to build an event for the parish which really would find a common thread with a lot of our parishioners," said Sbrissa, the Feast o...

International baseball ambassador and Italian National team hitting coach Mike Piazza got a jump start on Babbo Natale, otherwise known as Father Christmas, when he traveled to Veneto, Italy last January to speak to an enthusiastic audience at the 29th Annual Coaches Convention.   Piazza said, "We all overteach and overanalyze hitting. Every...

The new year seems promising for many Italian StartUps. In fact the last years have already brings some italian startups under the spotlight.   Many initiatives have been launched in these years, trying to fill the gap between the Italian startups scene and the others in Europe and, thanks to the typical Italian innovation spirit, the result...

December 12 10:30 am — 12:00 pm - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, NY - Members $15, Non-Members $25 Acqua alta refers to the higher than normal water levels that invade the city of Venice and cause the lagoon's salt water to overflow the edges of the canals and flood the streets. Those who love Venice are, of...

The one thousand five hundred models on display at the Footwear Museum in Stra (Venice) tell a story that is almost 70 years long. The extraordinary collection put together in 1995 by Luigino Rossi, president of Calzaturificio Rossimoda, is made up of models the company manufactured from 1947 to the present: fine women's shoes signed by some o...