Dr. Mary Rorrro, the “Violin doc” who was previously interviewed by us, had the honor to perform several selections with her viola at the Governor’s Mansion Drumthwacket in Princeton, New Jersey, for the commemoration of the 244th birthday of the Marine Corps. The program included a wonderfully coordinated parade of the Color Guard, led by CWO Nick...

Guitarist Beppe Gambetta returns to Princeton on Friday, October 11, at 8 p.m., when The Princeton Folk Music Society brings him to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. The concert is billed as a fusion of American and Italian folk music traditions. Gambetta taught himself to flat-pick by listening to bluegrass LPs. He combines the folk musi...

Princeton is now the second New Jersey town to officially recognize “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” as the second Monday in October. While some towns across the country have replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day, officials in Princeton say they plan to celebrate both. "We wanted to make it a positive thing. This is something we hope that eve...

Princeton Council Candidate Michelle Pirone Lambros announced today that she had submitted to the Princeton Municipal Clerk her petitions to appear on the June 4th Primary ballot. Pirone Lambros submitted her petitions on Thursday, March 28. The deadline for candidates to file petitions to appear on the ballot for New Jersey’s June 4th primary is M...

To her legions of fans, public television personality Lidia Matticchio Bastianich is the smiling face and comforting voice of regional Italian cooking. Watching the energetic grandmother on her show Lidia’s Kitchen; visiting her restaurants in New York City, Kansas City, Mo., and Pittsburgh, Pa.; the Eataly markets in New York, Chicago, Boston, and...

The book: Looming concerns about the long-term health effects of playing football — most notably, the prevalence of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE — have led some to question the future of America’s most-watched sport. In 1st and Forever (Post Hill Press), Bob Casciola ’58 makes an earnest and personal argument that foot...

Michelle Pirone Lambros, a Democrat running for Princeton Council, is looking to lead a community she once called home and recently returned to. As one of six candidates in the upcoming Democratic primary, she has entered the race for the two council seats up this year. “I’m back and I want to do public service,” said Pirone Lambros, who has never...

Dr. Enza Antenos, Assistant Professor of Italian, will lead a workshop at Princeton University Tuesday, March 27th at 2:00 PM entitled, "Made in…: Exploring Contemporary Narratives in the Teaching of Foreign Languages." Making languages relevant to higher education is key. A paradigm shift is needed in our foreign language curricula to meet the con...

There’s no question that a list of classical music’s greatest hits would include several from Vivaldi. But that list likely would also include works by other composers of the Italian Baroque, including Scarlatti, Albinoni and many others. On Saturday, in Princeton, N.J., and Sunday, in Solebury, Bucks County, early music group La Fiocco will presen...

Princeton Public Library, Discovery Center - 65 Witherspoon Street - Princeton, NJ 08542. February 28. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Daniel and Rita Daniele were just two of the many Italian immigrants who settled in Princeton during the late 19th and early 20th century, drawn by the University’s expansion and the opportunity for a new life. Stop by the Disco...