On the eve of every performance, Riccardo Massi goes silent, not uttering a single word all day. It's part of the Italian tenor's strict regimen to preserve his instrument -- his vocal cords. "I experimented a lot, and I saw this is the best thing to do," said Massi, the male lead in Puccini's beloved "Tosca" through Saturday at the Kennedy Center...

Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) won the annual congressional bocce tournament hosted at law and lobbying firm Venable LLP on Wednesday evening. The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) sponsored the tournament, which began in 2012. The participants played bocce on the court on the roof of Venable's D.C. offices. Pascrell...

Tuesday June 4 2019, 18:00. 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Washington DC DC 20004. Free - registration required. The American University of Rome (AUR), as part of its 50th Anniversary Lecture Series '50 Years of Living Ideas', will host a conversation with Larry Sonsini and Dr. Richard Hodges OBE. Called by Business week “the most sought after lawyer in...

From the moment she walks on stage, Deana Martin takes her audience on a musical journey with her non-stop dynamic energy, honoring her legendary father Dean Martin and other great performers who shaped American music and popular culture for over four decades. For this Memorial Day week, Martin has been tapped to perform and participate in multiple...

Singer and songwriter Mario Biondi, the Sicilian-born baritone, possesses a voice which is often compared to Barry White and Isaac Hayes. Biondi uses this as his base to approach international genres such as jazz and soul, playing his own distinctive sound.  Able to move effortlessly between English and Italian languages, the artist creates origina...

Tra le grandi città del mondo a Smart Cities NYC, questa volta, ci sarà anche la città di Milano. E presenzierà con il suo sindaco, Beppe Sala. Da domani entra nel vivo la missione statunitense del primo cittadino. Una due giorni che si chiuderà con l’intervento all’iniziativa newyorkese, che da tre anni riunisce sindaci e leader da tutto il mondo...

New York City audiences are used to seeing just the top of Gianandrea Noseda’s head in the orchestra pit at the Metropolitan Opera, where the Italian maestro is a frequent guest conductor. But on May 19, Noseda will be front and center at Carnegie Hall with the National Symphony Orchestra. Whether he is conducting an opera or a symphony, Noseda’s a...

Presidente e fondatore della NIA-PAC National Italian American Political Action Committee, un’organizzazione, con sede in Philadelphia (USA), creata per assistere e supportare i giovani italo-americani a raggiungere posizioni di rilievo a livello statale, federale e governativo nella loro carriera, Amato Berardi è anche membro della fondazione NIAF...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio, ha ospitato a Villa Firenze una serata in onore dell’Associazione Save Venice che dal 1971 si dedica alla tutela del patrimonio storico e culturale della città di Venezia. L’evento apre “Tintoretto on the Potomac: Save Venice in Washington”, una serie di visite, incontri e conferenze, organizzate dall’As...

As part of Italy's participation in the 2019 Satellite Exposition in Washington, the President of the Italian Space Agency, Giorgio Saccoccia, spoke during a conference organized at the Embassy of Italy to present the governance framework for the space sector in Italy. The conference was opened by the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armand...