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Fiat's decision to spin off 10 percent of the 86-year-old brand has prompted speculation about Ferrari's modern legacy—but sometimes the best way to predict the future is to study the past. According to Hagerty, vintage Ferraris have gained seven times their value since 2006.   Even relatively contemporary models (think Ferrari Testarossa) h...

Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM. Location: 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco Organized by: Old First Concerts, SF Sound Series In collaboration with: IIC In 2008 Old First Concerts, in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and SFSound, hosted an outstanding and memorable concert of music by the compos...

The latest trend hitting the runway at New York Fashion Week is sparkling, crisp and comes in a glass. Two of Italy's creative powerhouses, Italia Independent and famed Italian wine maker, Marco Fantinel, launch their newest project, The Independent Prosecco, in the U.S. this fall.    The Italian fashion group is known for their sophist...

The victory of the US Open by Italian tennis player Flavia Pennetta has been on everyone's lips since Saturday 12th September, when she met her rival and compatriot, Roberta Vinci, making history as it was the first time an Italian woman reached the singles final of the US open and that two Italian women met in the final. If Pennetta previously bea...

di Camilla Mozzetti   Scorrono le immagini di Papa Clemente, il trionfo di Cesare, il corpo straziato di Pasolini. A spiegare quei volti e la storia che custodiscono, è l'artista che li ha creati: William Kentridge, arrivato quasi a sorpresa a Roma per presentare la sua opera - Trionfi e lamenti - che dal 21 aprile sarà visibile sui muraglio...

The movie "Non Essere Cattivo", directed by Claudio Caligari and released after his death earlier this year, will be Italy's candidate for the best foreign-language film award at the 2016 Oscars. The movie was chosen from among nine contenders by a committee at the Italian National Association of Film, Audiovisual and Multimedia Industries (ANICA)....

by Louis Varricchio   Rutland County has a large Italian-American population dating back to the marble quarrying and stone-cutting era of the 1800s and 1900s. The Rutland Italian-American Club, located at 73 Grove St., celebrates its 100th anniversary this month. The club welcomes members with Italian heritage and those without but who are i...

This Italian American singer and stage actor's voice and presence has captivated audiences by singing a repertoire that ranges from Broadway, American standards, and jazz to the soaring notes of high opera. He has been called "The People's Tenor," and has been billed as "the "Prince of High C's" and "the Next Mario Lanza" by singing legend, Tony Be...

Laura Caparrotti tells her story seated on a rooftop between Broadway and 5th Avenue with the enchanting, flawless voice that could only belong to a theatre actress. Born in Rome, she got her degree in Theatre History before going on to work with artists such Dario Fo, Annie Girardot, Elsa Wolliaston. Then, after about ten years, she decided that I...

By Ralph Gardner Jr.   "I'm going to tell you a little about this camera," Dom Quartuccio said. "This is the period when I went to high school." Mr. Quartuccio is a 91-year-old commercial photographer whose work is on display at the Italian American Museum on Mulberry Street through Nov. 29.   He developed a love for photography...

Jeep was one of the grand prizes when Fiat took over Chrysler during the financial crisis of 2007-2009. Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne, an Italian-Canadian, knew the Jeep brand well. And in his strategic planning he made Jeep a focal point of expanding the combined Fiat Chrysler's sales globally. That explains why you see the Jeep name on the uni...

By Richard Muti   Natalina "Dolly" Garaventa, not yet 17, and Antonino Martino "Marty" Sinatra, older by two years, ran away from their Hoboken homes—but didn't go far. They eloped to Jersey City, two miles away, and were married on Valentine's Day 1913.   Both had emigrated from Italy as children—Dolly from the north, near Genoa, and...