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Ca' d'Oro, the gallery that made their grand appearance in 2010 with the iconic larger than life pink snails during Art Basel Miami Beach, has recently relocated from Coral Gables to the epicenter of luxury, the 4141 Building in the Design District.   In conjunction with Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial and as a celebration, Ca' d'Oro Gallery w...

CIAO invites the public to join in the fun of sharing a meal, conversation and a friendly game of cards on Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church Hall in Fredonia. Just bring a dish to pass, your place setting and a beverage other than coffee. Please call Nance Ortolano at 673-9177 for reservations and information. All are welcome members, and gues...

The city's Columbus Day Parade celebrated Italian-American history and acted as the unofficial kickoff to the final sprint of the mayoral campaign. Marching bands, groups of police officers from Italy and floats featuring opera singers and men dressed in period costumes as Machiavelli greeted and entertained the crowd.   Democrat Bill d...

By Riccardo Chioni La colossale innovazione tecnologica che ha preceduto l'era del digitale diventa arte attraverso le opere dello sculture Giorgio Milani presentate ieri al Consolato Generale di Park Avenue nella mostra "Poetari e Frottage".Ha fatto gli onori di casa il console generale Natalia Quintavalle, mentre per il sindaco di Torino Piero F...

by Nancy Montgomery   First Sgt. Michael Curry and Italian Carabinieri Denis Frison shared many things in common. Both were well-decorated paratroopers who deployed repeatedly, spoke English fluently and enjoyed life in this small Italian town. And both men, friends for several years, died young.   Frison died at age 32 in July,...

By Mauro Battocchi Italy's burgeoning startup scene recently received a resounding vote of approval from the Kauffman Foundation, a 2 billion dollar non-profit dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship, which voted to have the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Milan.   The gathering of the world's brightest and most ambitious min...

There is a major city in the United States where the history of Italian emigration, very interesting and full of content, is undoubtedly embodied by a personality, universally recognized and appreciated. That city is Chicago, and the person who has been studying for a long time the Italian emigration and presence there, is Dominic Candeloro. We me...

Carving a Niche for Himself; The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco and Mount Rushmore, author Douglas J. Gladstone's valentine to the obscure Italian American immigrant who served as chief carver of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, will be published by Bordighera Press, it was recently announced. Featuring a foreword by Italian American busine...

Brochures have been mailed, the website has been launched, and tickets to the 2014 season of Spoleto Festival USA are officially ON SALE! With so many fantastic performances, knowing where to start can be tricky. Our suggestion? Just go for it!   And just in case you need a little extra encouragement, here is our list of the top 10 reasons t...

The Orange County Italian-American Association recently donated $250 to the Goshen School District Youth Ending Hunger Club. Representing the association, Lee Quaranta presented the check to Sarah Scoville, the club advisor, as several student members looked on. Quaranta congratulated the members on the good work that they do in helping to feed lo...

Bella affermazione per il cinema italiano ieri notte all'Independent Film Festival di Washington, la rassegna che dal 1999 è dedicata, nella capitale Usa, al cinema indipendente. "Halina" dei fratelli Francesco e Neri Ricci Lotteringi si è aggiudicato il premio per il miglior cortometraggio.   Il film, ambientato a Roma, segue la vita di tre...

The Dalai Lama on Friday gave an Italian plastic surgeon the 'Unsung Hero of Compassion 2014' award for his humanitarian efforts to help victims with birth defects or who were permanently scarred.   Paolo Morselli, the founder and president of Interethnos Interplast Italy, was handed his award by the the Buddhist monk himself at a ceremony i...