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Vernon McClure, owner and recreational specialist for Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine, was recently named one of the "Great Tour Guides of Northern Italy" by Dream of Italy magazine. Vernon was the only solo practitioner specializing in active tours to be so recognized. To quote travel specialist Madeline Jhawar from Italy Beyond the Obvious, "Aptly...

When: September 13, 2013 – January 6, 2014Where: Museum of Fine Arts Another visiting masterpiece comes to the MFA in September as part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture. Piero della Francesca's 15th-century tempera and oil on panel, the Senigallia Madonna (1470s) is normally on view in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, in the Ducal Palace of...

By Maurita Cardone Domenica 22 settembre il ministro Emma Bonino, a New York per partecipare all'assemblea generale dell'Onu, ha incontrato la comunità italiana al Consolato Generale. Nel corso del ricevimento, il ministro ha illustrato gli impegni e gli obiettivi del suo Ministero, ha chiacchierato con gli ospiti, stretto decine di mani, rivisto...

ArtsLab OnStage (http://www.ArtsLabOnstageNYC.com) will present a special evening of Italian theatre entitled Voices of Italy at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street) on October 19 at 8:00 PM, featuring a preview of T'Ammore, "The Spirit of Naples" and Belcanto, "The Luciano Pavarotti Heritage". This event will demonstrate the influence of Ital...

by Krista Pilla The Italian Women's Civic Club (IWCC) has been giving scholarships to students at local colleges for the past 90 years. This year was no different, as three St. John Fisher College students are the recipients of the Dante Scholarship. The three recipients are: Dina Berardi, Juliane Barbato (Didas) and Patti VanAuker. The scholarsh...

Chicago is having a very Italian moment. Throughout 2013, the city has enthusiastically participated in the nationwide celebration of the Year of Italian Culture with concerts, stage performances, and, most notably, the stunning summer light installation Divina Natura at The Field Museum. But as the nation revels in Italian culture, in the Windy Ci...

Anthony Riccio will present his Italian-American oral histories and photographs at a talk in the New Haven Museum at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Riccio is shelving and delivery supervisor in Sterling Memorial Library.    The event, titled "The Italian-American Experience in New Haven: A Talk by Anthony Riccio," will coincide with th...

With the month of December Maserati officially enters the 100th year of its history. It does so in a period of unprecedented health and unparalleled growth. More than 23,000 orders worldwide up to date are propelling Maserati into a new dimension.   Today Maserati is amongst the fastest growing brands in the United States and a concrete real...

If you serve it, they will come. The St. Anthony Society of St. Leo's hosted the annual Christmas Dinner for the Homeless December 16th as once again a swarm of cheerful volunteers served a hall full of clients.   Each guest received a goody bag upon exiting, containing tube socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, and two winter accessories such as a...

By Isla and Binnie Italian fashion exports should spur the industry back to growth in 2014 after two years in decline, the national chamber of fashion says, as Milan prepares to kick off the first of its biannual menswear shows on Saturday.   The birthplace of fashion icons from Giorgio Armani to Dolce and Gabbana should see turnover from c...

Friday, February 28, 2014 – NYC: "Europe: A Museum or an Investment Opportunity; A summit organized by Italy". Fareed Zakaria hosts CNN's flagship foreign affairs show, is Editor-at-Large of TIME Magazine, a Washington Post columnist, and a New York Times bestselling author. Esquire Magazine called him "the most influential foreign p...

A Carnival celebration like no other, one of a kind in terms of history, atmosphere and masks, the Carnevale di Venezia draws thousands of spectators and participants to the Lagoon City every year. During an exciting chain of events and celebrations, expect Venice's calle and piazzas to be filled with "Wonder and Fantasy" until March 4th. La natur...