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Corona D'Italia Lodge #807 and Sons of Italy Lodge #608 proudly announce the awarding of the 2014 Corona D'Italia Memorial Scholarship to students Michael J. Butchelli, Ann Butchelli, and Alyssa M. Amadio.   The scholarship amount to be award to each student is $500.00. Michael and Ann Butchelli are grandson and granddaughter of member...

By Maurita Cardone Il gusto per la conversazione è cosa italica, si sa. E se a quel chiacchierare in stile italiano si aggiunge l'arte americana della "lecture" e un tocco di cultura, il risultato è Le Conversazioni, edizione 2014.   Un festival che ormai da nove anni porta sul Golfo di Napoli il meglio della letteratura anglosassone e, dal...

"Italian food is Italian because it's all based on our mamas. Their whole lives were dedicated to feeding their families. That was their heart and soul," says Valencia Gionti Davis, president of the Ladies Italian-American Civic League.   As the 25th Memphis Italian Festival arrives this week, there is no better reminder of Italian heritage...

Un giorno da ricordare. Così Rosetta Miriello, Presidente di Filitalia International, definisce lo scorso 1° giugno, quando a Phialdelphia, la Filitalia International & Foundation ha celebrato sia la Festa della Repubblica che l'apertura ufficiale del Museo della Storia dell'immigrazione italiana (HIIM).   All'evento, scrive Miriello "ha...

For Walter Knowles, food is a bonding agent between families and communities. He drew upon that philosophy when developing his latest restaurant, Al Di La Italian Bistro, at the corner of Spring Hill Drive and Mariner Boulevard.   Al Di La, which means beyond, opened for business three weeks ago after months of preparation to make the eater...

Un dente da latte. È la testimonianza diretta del bambino più antico d'Italia («almeno quello finora ritrovato»), risalente a 586mila anni fa.   Si tratta di un primo incisivo superiore sinistro da latte di un bimbo deceduto all'età di circa 5-6 anni, vissuto per brevissimo tempo in quella che oggi viene considerata dagli studiosi come una d...

Giorgio Armani is set to create a new exhibition center on the doorstep of his brand's headquarters on Milan's Via Bergognone. The new exhibition space will be dedicated to fashion, design and art to enhance and upgrade its heritage collections of clothing, drawings , images and experiences gathered during his long career.   The museum will...

This summer, UNM Instructor Teresa Cutler-Broyles and eight students from the University of New Mexico spent an exciting five weeks at The Umbra Institute, located in Perugia, Italy. This is the first time that students from UNM have taken a course at Umbra.   Cutler-Broyles' class, Writing and History in Italian Gardens, explored the histor...

The Italian American Museum, in collaboration with the Italian American Committee on Education, invites you to learn Italian language and culture. The courses will begin in September for eleven (11) classes at a cost of $300.   We will have a "meet and greet" for you to meet the teachers and learn about the program on Tuesday, September 23rd...

by Peg DeGrassa   From one week to the next, we really never know how things will play out, and sometimes certain events and functions, to which we aren't looking forward, end up being the highlights of our week.   And so it went last week when I promised my friend I would go check out the new Italian Immigration Museum down on Passyu...

The New England Contemporary Italian Film Festival is back! Organized by the Italian Consulate in Boston and several academic institutions, the festival highlights some of Italy's most recent cinematographic successes. For details on the various screenings, please use the contact information provided under the institution's name.   Rea...

In addition to our monthly Italian regional lunch there will be a Puglia region exhibit and a very special WWII War Bride Exhibit. There are many records, stories and news articles about WWII war brides. Come and learn more about these strong and wonderful war brides from their stories and artifacts.   This is the largest immigration of wom...