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di Concetta Desando   Non solo food, moda e design. C'è anche altro del made in Italy che il mondo ci invidia e che all'America fa gola: la ricerca e le soluzioni per sconfiggere il cancro. Lo sa bene Diatech Pharmacogenetics, azienda marchigiana che si occupa di farmacogenetica e di biologia molecolare.   Un nome poco conosciuto in I...

When: December 6 (Sunday) 1:00 - 2:00 pm Where: Casa Italiana, 595 1/2 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC Sponsored by National Organization of Italian American Women, Washington D.C. Region. Learn more about the fascinating role Italian American women have had within the Holy Rosary Parish and the greater DC community. Italian American...

by Vincent Jackson   Dr. John Calabrese has visited many of the great museums and churches of the world, leading groups to see the art and architecture of Greece, Italy, France and the rest of Europe. On Sunday, Calabrese will travel all the way from Texas to his former hometown, Atlantic City, to speak about the art and history of one...

by Jill Leovy   Louis DiGiaimo, an Emmy-winning casting director who made his name with "The Godfather" — and whose New York sensibilities flavored a string of successful Hollywood films and TV shows — has died. DiGiaimo, a son of Italian immigrants who lived all his life in his native New Jersey, died in Oakland in that state Dec. 19....

By Melissa Stonesife   The Morningside Shoppes in Port St. Lucie have been the home of the St. Lucie Bakery for more than 26 years. Originally from Naples, Italy, John and Rose Arciprete moved to New York and opened a bakery, then later relocated to Florida, where they opened a bakery many of us are familiar with: the St. Lucie Bakery...

By Wil Shelton   Whether you are fluent in Italian, or just interested in learning a few words, a new opportunity for those seeking to brush up on their language skills is available at Renato's in Centro, 121 W. Main St., in downtown Spartanburg.   Mangiamo in Italiano is an Italian conversation group that meets every Friday at 1:15 p...

By Summer Whitford   If you're going to order coffee in Italy, you'll probably want to do it the right way. If you don't want to be taken for a tourist in Italy, abandon your regular afternoon grande latte; placing your order for one will either earn you looks of scorn or consternation. Dorothy, you, and Toto aren't in Kansas anymo...

by Molly Abraham   First there was Au Cochon, with its steak frites and zinc-topped bar, and now, right next door in downtown Birmingham comes its sibling, Arthur Avenue, with an Italian direction. Italian-American, that is. Arthur Avenue does not try to pretend that it is presenting refined Italian fare.   This is meatball, saus...

The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, announced that Global Music Icon Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide, will perform in concert and Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour has selected Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli as the featured designer to showcase their Spring 2016 Collection at Destination Fashio...

di Giovanna Saraceni   Domenica 6 marzo, per il secondo anno, il circolo dell'Osogna M.A.S., ubicata in Astoria, Queens,ha celebrato "La Festa delle Donne" con un sontuoso pranzo preparato dai nostri bravi soci. Il pranzo consisteva di un bell'antipasto, lasagna ai carciofi, insalata, involtini di pollo, contorni, biscotti nostrani prep...

The Harvard Italian Law Association is glad to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Italian Constitutional Court with a conference. Tuesday March 29th - 12:00-1:00 PM. Harvard Law School, Hauser Hall,102 Malkin -1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge On March 29, 2016, please join Justice Cartabia and other Itali...

Westminster Opera Theatre brings Verdi's comic opera Falstaff to the stage of the Robert L. Annis Playhouse at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.   It will be sung in Italian with English supertitles and fully staged with chamber ensemble. The comic opera will be...