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In questi giorni in tour negli Stati Uniti, dopo essere stata ad Atlanta per un breve saluto agli italiani del posto, l’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Centro e Nord America, il 13 e 14 settembre è a Salt Lake City. È la prima volta che un parlamentare italiano va a incontrare la ormai florida comunità italiana lì residente....

Celebrate Italian culture Saturday in Bristol Borough. The Bristol Lions Club will be hosting their 36th annual Italian Day Festival along the waterfront from noon until 8 p.m. Organizers said the free event will feature activities for kids, vendors, live music, food, and crafters. In addition, Italian sausages that have become staple of the event...

Freshman Nick Romano probably is the only Idahoan who can say he began his Division I college football career with a Week 1 start at running back, in the presence of about 105,000 onlookers in the world’s third-largest sporting venue: Penn State’s Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. “Now you know what it’s like, the biggest stage possible,” said R...

When Fabio Luisi guest-conducted the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in March 2018, his first impression of the orchestra, he told me, was, "They don't know how good they are." He left enough of an impression that three months later, he was named the orchestra's next music director. The Italian maestro obviously set out to demonstrate those skills — his...

Tuesday September 24 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Kathy Curto’s memoir Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood (2018) is her exploration of identity that “takes on the beauty, pain, tenderness, cruelty, passion, and love that often coexist in a...

On the morning of September 12 1919, Gabriele D’Annunzio, Italian author, poet, journalist, politician and Great War hero inspired by nationalist furore, entered Fiume (present-day Rijeka) with a group of renegade Italian officers and soldiers. They were greeted with joy by the local Italian population who wanted their city to become part of Italy,...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America’s Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin will honor Nancy Gianni as Humanitarian of the Year and Joseph Cattando Jr. as Columbus Patriot at its 95th annual Columbus Banquet on Oct. 12 at Crystal Sky Banquets in McCook. (708-403-7822) Gianni is the “Chief Belief Officer” and founder of GiGi’s Playhouse...

Like so much else in New York City, the new Italian American Museum now under construction in Manhattan got its start in Queens. As Dr. Joseph Scelsa, the founder and driving force behind the IAM, likes to point out, he got the idea and laid most of the groundwork for the museum while working at Queens College. “The idea was to show visitors that w...

Paychex founder and billionaire philanthropist Tom Golisano donated his yacht last week to rescue dogs and deliver supplies in the storm-ravaged Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian slammed Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands earlier this month as a major Category 5 storm. The death toll stands at 50 people, a number that is likely to rise. The disaster has prompt...

An order targeting flagpoles at Riley Plaza in downtown Salem has brought the debate surrounding Columbus Day to the City Council chambers, and it passed without the explorer's name attached to it. Ward 4 City Councilor Tim Flynn introduced an order Thursday night to "raise the Italian flag at Riley Plaza on Oct. 14, 2019, in honor of Columbus Day....

Dopo 6.270 miglia nautiche totali, 20 tappe e 330 ore di navigazione, lo skipper monrealese Sergio Davì conclude con successo (e in anticipo) la sua nuova impresa: la Ice Rib Challenge, in gommone da Palermo a New York. Davì partito lo scorso 21 giugno dal Marina Arenella di Palermo, è entrato ufficialmente nel cuore di New York alle 16,30 ora ital...

On Sunday, September 8th, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library presented a heartfelt documentary by talented writer and filmmaker Roberto Angotti. Winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC, “Italian American Base...