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For the eighth year, the Albuquerque Art Business Association is honoring area artists who not only excel in the arts, but who have given back to their communities. By sharing their time, talent and passion, they help give birth to the next generation of art lovers and artists and sustain the hope that New Mexico will continue to be home to thousan...

By Aprille Hanson   In the 127 pages of the newly released book, "Images of America: Little Italy," a community is frozen in time.   The roughly 200 featured photos represent more than just the people of the past — it captures their spirit of hard work, faith and family that still lingers in the tight-knight Italian immigrant founded-...

by Claudia Baroncelli   Beyond monuments and churches, palaces and museums Italy also boasts many wonderful and ancient bridges where engineering truly meets nature. From the North to the South, Swide has rounded up some of the most enchanting and beautiful bridges across Italy.   There are some spots in Italy where you can truly feel...

By Devra First Thursday night, 8 p.m., Burlington, Mass. A guy dressed like a giant bowling pin walks beside a guy not dressed like a bowling pin, gesticulating, deep in conversation. Kids run rings around their parents. Pats fans spill from a sports bar, cheering. Off-duty moms smile red-wine smiles, ordering another glass.   The parking l...

by Cameron Salce After moving 6,000 miles away from home in Italy, it took only one visit to Southern California for senior Riccardo Michelini to realize that San Diego State was the right choice to start his collegiate golf career in 2012. It was a dream scenario.   "SDSU was my first visit and even though I was in contact with other...

by Alex Q. Arbuckle On Dec. 12, 1915, Francis Albert Sinatra was born in a tenement in New Jersey, the son of Italian immigrants Natalina Garaventa and Antonino Sinatra. His delivery was rough, leaving him with a perforated eardrum and scarring on his neck, cheek and ear.   As a young child, his parents ran an illegal tavern (which was igno...

Date: Wednesday, November 04, 2015 Hours: 6:30 PM Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Luce Cinecitta' and UC Santa Barbara On Italian National Unity and Armed Forces Day, the IIC commemorates WWI Centennial with the screening of Fango e Gloria (docufiction, 2014, 90') directed by Leonardo Tiberi. In Italian with English subtitl...

by Frank R. Hayde   Today we honor my friend Carl DiCapo who celebrates his 88th birthday today. Happy Birthday Carl!! Please read about Carl's many accomplishments and contributions to Kansas City in the excerpt below written by Frank Hayde from the book "Italian Gardens: A History of Kansas City Through its Favorite Restaurant." Drive nor...

Republican Town Supervisor Mark Assini made it official on Tuesday night: He is running for Congress again next year against longtime Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport. Assini kicked off his campaign at the Italian-American Community Center in Gates. Assini ran against Slaughter in 2014, when he lost to the incumbent by just under 9...

On December 3rd, the Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy will present its Holiday Luncheon at the Olympic Club in San Francisco with modeling of Italian designer fashions from Centro39 and a performance by Ragazzi Boys Chorus, San Francisco's premier boys chorus. The reception and silent auction will kick off at 11AM. Contact 212-980-8770 or click he...

by Nicole Smith   For Lenny Lubrano, it's all about revisiting his first love. That's not to say he doesn't love pizza, because he does. But it was baking that first caught his eye many years ago, and it's baking he'll be doing once again. Next door to his Jamesport pizza shop, Lenny's Pizza and Italian Cuisine, Mr. Lubrano is sche...

Sarà un Natale dolcissimo per gli imprenditori italiani che operano nel settore gastronomico e che esportano i loro prodotti all'estero, questo è quanto emerge da uno studio recentemente pubblicato da Confartigianato. Il 2015 è stato in effetti un anno straordinario per i dolci "Made in Italy" con una crescita di oltre il 10% rispetto al 2014,...