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The Comitati degli Italiani residenti all'estero (COMITES) of Detroit, held its Board Meeting on Saturday, November 12th, at the COMITES' Office located in Shelby Township. Many agenda items were discussed regarding culture, Italian language, and many other topics that affect Italian citizens who live in North America.   COMITES of Detroit r...

by Vitaliano D'Angerio   Something is changing in the world of Italian innovative start-ups. According to a report by the Ministry for Economic Development, Unioncamere and Infocamere, in the third quarter of 2016, Campania has made the top five list of Italian regions with the largest number of innovative new companies: 404, 6.35% of the na...

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Bellini's riveting Bel Canto masterpiece Norma in a new-to-Chicago production. Vocal pyrotechnics and sumptuous music brilliantly tell the tale of forbidden passion, betrayal, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption.   Norma opens on Saturday, January 28, with seven performances through February 24 at Lyric's Civ...

by Lucia Ducci   Invitation to submit an abstract for a prospective edited collection of biographical essays on teachers of Italian language and literature in the United States during the 19th century.   The 19th century witnessed a constant growth of the interest in Italian language, unhealthy literature, health and culture in the Unit...

NIAF will host its annual gala weekend from October 12-13, 2012, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The Foundation's 37th Anniversary Gala on Saturday evening will conclude two days of activities offering the best of Italy in Washington, D.C. All conferences are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Visit www.niaf.org/gala...

In America, nel 2013, sarà tempo d'Italia. Con l'esposizione del celebre David-Apollo di Michelangelo nella National Gallery of Art di Washington, infatti, si è aperto ufficialmente oggi l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, il progetto nato dall'iniziativa del Ministro Giulio Terzi e che gode dell'Alto Patronato del Presidente della Rep...

Italia più avanti degli Usa sul versante della sostenibilità: perlomeno a giudicare da alcune eccellenze come il Caab, il Centro agro-alimentare di Bologna che, con i suoi 100mila metri quadrati di superficie fotovoltaica, "impressiona per la determinazione e la portata degli investimenti realizzati in pochi mesi nel settore energetico delle rinnov...

The questioning didn't go well for the plaintiffs in American Express vs. Italian Colors today, and that could mean the U.S. Supreme Court is about to give companies another powerful tool for reducing class-action litigation against them. The justices expressed strong skepticism about the central premise of the case, which is that antitrust lawsui...

Presented by: Salvatore Cottone and Susan Mannino (Author of "An Italian American Story")   Life is a Great Game is a work of historical fiction based on real people and events in history embedded in a heartwarming, inspiring, and powerful work of fantasy. The story is based on an actual event, a soccer match that occurred in Bolognetta...

In early April, Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero visited Seattle for few days to promote the "2013 year of the Italian Culture in the USA". The event was also the occasion to meet local business and entrepreneurs and to strengthen the relation with the local honorary Consul.   During the visit of the Ambassador, the main event...

di Igor D'India Nel 1965 Walter Bonatti, famoso alpinista, esploratore e inviato della rivista Epoca, realizzò un affascinante reportage sulla sua traversata solitaria in canoa dei fiumi Yukon e Porcupine, sulle tracce dei cercatori d'oro, dei quali tanto aveva letto nei romanzi di London. Dopo aver fotografato il Chilkoot pass vicino Whitheh...

This year's IASA conference, Italian American Identity Politics (New Orleans Marriott, October 3-5, 2013) examines the politics of the identifying term "Italian American" from multiple perspectives and in different time periods. The evocation of "Italian American" for political purposes and agendas has a varied history, e.g., to combat anti-Italian...