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Join 2015 NOIAW DC Region Wise Woman Honoree Amy Riolo for a special presentation and book signing. Amy is an award-winning author, chef, television personality, cuisine and culture expert, and Mediterranean diet advocate.   Amy will discuss the various health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Recent studies show that people who follow a M...

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, is honoring several leaders in the Italian-American community, as well as giving out $30,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors at a combined event, the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards, on Sunday, May 3, 2015.   This is a continuation...

Seward House Museum Facilities Manager Andrew Roblee will give a talk about "Italians in the Civil War" at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, in Father Nacca Hall at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 301 Clark St., Auburn.   Using archives from the museum, Roblee will talk about William Seward's role preparing for and encouraging immigration, as well as the...

News 8's celebration of Italian in Connecticut continues today! Today our journey takes us to Hartford from women paving the way in leadership roles to pastries just like Nonna made. Hartford looks a lot different now than it did when many Italian immigrants came here. A hundred years ago, the Front Street neighborhood was mostly Italian. &nb...

by Betty Laseter   A team of researchers at Pontedera BioRobotics Institute in Italy claimed to have created a robotic arm that can bend and contract like an octopus tentacle. The robotic arm is expected to play a really helpful role in the field of surgical procedures by enabling surgeons to perform minimally-invasive operations in compact...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The production of hats in Biella is a tradition that dates back to 1700. As with textiles, this type of activity developed largely because of the mountainous location at the foot of the Alps, which precluded extensive crop cultivation, favouring the breeding and rearin...

by Elizabeth Moore   Crawfish and culture forged a beautiful friendship at the American Society of Italian Heritage crawfish boil on the Sunday before Memorial Day. Joe Macaluso polished his prized pocket trumpet and played a medley of patriotic songs from each of the military branches -- Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard -- as...

di Chiara Piotto   Simbolo di potere, oggetto di divertimento, incantatore e traditore. Dal mitico labirinto di Cnosso, popolato dalle figure leggendarie di Teseo, Icaro, Arianna e dal mostruoso Minotauro, in avanti, i labirinti si sono sempre fatti portatori di valori simbolici e letterari, fino a diventare metafora della condizione dell'uo...

by Manny Alfano   Read article http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/de-blasio-accuses-cuomo-political-revenge-article-1.2276709 The front page of today's (Wednesday July 1) New York Daily News has pictures of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio with the headline "VENDETTA." They are both dressed like the stereotypical mo...

by Ben Lariccia   Though postwar U.S.A. experienced a depression that lasted until 1921, the severe economic and social upheavals that hit Italy in the wake of WWI had little parallel in the U.S. In fact, the period of the 1920s was one of general prosperity—the Roaring Twenties— that aided greatly in the Americanization of immigrant communi...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : John Cabot University      Translation by:   As most History and Classical Studies buffs know, women in ancient Rome rarely had access to positions of power. In Rome's patriarchal society, men ruled over almost all walks of life, from politics and art to business and the household. Women were not allow...

Pizza is one of my weak points, my Achilles heel if you will – I can never say no to pizza, from real Italian pizza to even the odd guilty pleasure of a Domino's delivery when I'm in London.   The combination of carbs (and who doesn't love carbs?), gooey mozzarella (and who doesn't love mozzarella?) and any other topping you may desire (and...