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  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   Federica Pellegrini, Tania Cagnotto, Martina Grimaldi, and not only: behind the "star" of Italian swimming there is a growing generation of young and very young that, after the disappointment of the London 2012 Olympic Games and the transition of the 201...

By Graham Johnson There's wide support at Seattle City Hall for transforming Columbus Day into Indigenous Peoples' Day. But the City Council vote scheduled for Monday was delayed so the move can get more attention. Councilmember Bruce Harrell, a co-sponsor of the resolution, pointed out KIRO 7's camera alone in the City Council chambers, and said...

Italian Institutions and Enterprises join forces to bring a series of prestigious artistic events to the heart of Miami.   LIGHTNING RELEASES Miami September 29th 2014. For one week the longstanding friendship between Italy and Miami will be celebrated by a dynamic, rich, and multifaceted activation. A series of cultural and artistic events...

Mr. Stroppini will present some of his most successful projects, including the outstanding Il Viaggio di Arnold, which describes the journey that brought Stroppini from a little village called Andermatt in Switzerland to the little Greek Island of Iraklia. The journey retraces the path that a mysterious man, Arnol Hünsperger, took in 1974. Stroppin...

Life University in Marietta is planning to develop a campus in Rome, Italy. The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zzqbBQ) that Life's board of trustees last week voted to move forward with the plan.   Officials say the Rome campus would offer a Doctor of Chiropractic degree -- the same degree offered at the Georgia campus. &nb...

Il vice sindaco di Catania Marco Consoli ha ricevuto dalle mani di Kathleen Doherty, vice ambasciatore Usa in Italia, la lettera d'invito a partecipare all'International visitor leadership program nel corso di una breve cerimonia svoltasi nel Salone Bellini di Palazzo degli Elefanti.   Il programma di scambio culturale Ivlp,finanziato dal Di...

A highlight of the 2014-2015 Harris Theater Presents season, Teatro Regio Torino of Turin, Italy, launches its first-ever North American tour at the Harris Theater with a rare concert production of Gioachino Rossini's William Tell sung in Italian.   One of Italy's oldest and most venerable opera companies, under the leadership of internation...

Near the end of the 19th century, Italian-America cuisine was invented by housewives from regions like Campania, Apulia, and Sicily who arrived in America to find many of the ingredients they were accustomed to cooking with simply not available.   Cured pig products, fresh herbs like rosemary and sage, capers, foraged mushrooms, canned Itali...

by Eliana Di Caro   The South's first restoration school is being finalized in Basilicata, in the heart of the historic centre of Matera, the European capital for Culture 2019, the city of Sassi (stone dwellings, ed.). "The classrooms are almost ready, the last furnishings are arriving. The laboratories for restorations and the scientific la...

di Liliana Rosano   Viene spesso definita l'erede di Julia Child. E in effetti lei, Lidia Bastianich, la chef più popolare d'oltreoceano, da Julia Child ha imparato a considerare lo chef come uno strumento a servizio del cibo e non come un protagonista del cibo. Mentre la Child ha imparato dalla Bastianich il risotto. Bastianich oggi è un n...

by Anthony J. Tanburri   Cari Amici, I am pleased to announce the reconstitution of the Calandra Center for Career Development at the Calandra Institute offices in Manhattan on January 12, 2015. The Center will provide individual career counseling and assessment to current students and members of the community, 18 years of age and older, wh...

"Family Owned and Operated Since 1931", è con questo slogan che il rinomato locale di intrattenimento "Bimbo's 365" a San Francisco si presenta al suo pubblico.   Lo scorso 14 gennaio è stato scritto ancora un frammento di storia della comunità italiana a San Francisco presso il "Bimbo's 365 Club", meglio conosciuto come Bimbo's 365, dove si...