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by Courtney Willett   Gorgeous Renaissance textiles and materials are currently on display at the Georgia Museum of Art's exhibit "The Material of Culture: Renaissance Medals and Textiles from the Ulrich A. Middeldorf Collection." The pieces date between the 15th and 17th centuries and depict the prominent Italian culture during this time....

by Eric Freeman   The Brooklyn Nets' terrible 2013-14 season hit a new low on Thursday night. Hosting the cross-river rival New York Knicks at Barclays Center for a matchup of the NBA's two most disappointing teams, the Nets were blown out 113-83 to run their record to 5-14. Facing an opponent that had lost nine in a row, Brooklyn looked let...

By Merle Exit   The Feast of the Seven Fishes (festa dei sette pesci), celebrated on Christmas Eve and also known as The Vigil (La Vigilia), is believed to have originated in southern Italy.   The long tradition of eating seafood on Christmas Eve dates from the Roman Catholic tradition of abstinence which, in this case, meant refraini...

Angelina E. Mondavi is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Winemaking as a result of her role as Winemaker/Co-Proprietor of Dark Matter Wines. After years of hard work and planning, we are thrilled to introduce you to joint venture, Dark Matter Wines.   In conceiving Dark Matter Wines, we took...

Mercoledì 29 gennaio, durante la visita ufficiale a Bruxelles del Presidente del Consiglio On. Enrico Letta, si è tenuto presso il Parlamento europeo, un incontro riservato tra il Presidente Letta e una delegazione di aziende multinazionali americane, tra le quali figurano 3M, Abbvie, AT&T, HP, Nike, Time Warner e Walt Disney, guidata da Simone...

Duecento nuovi componenti del Boeing 787 saranno costruiti negli stabilimenti pugliesi di Grottaglie (Taranto) e Foggia di Alenia Aermacchi. Il progetto Dreamliner prende ulteriormente quota e l'evoluzione è racchiusa in tre numeri chiave: 350, 200 e 1.000.   Trecentocinquanta sono infatti gli ordini di fusoliere di fibra di carbonio e stabi...

La macchina dell'artigianato made in Italy prova a voltare pagina con la crisi, "aggredendo" i mercati esteri e portando a casa un risultato di tutto rilievo: +5% l'incremento delle esportazioni nell'ultimo trimestre del 2013, qualcosa in più del +4,3% del totale del settore manifatturiero.   La "scossa" - che fa sperare anche in una rimessa...

Internum Houston is very pleased to share an important acknowledgment of Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau's international success by now offering the Grantorino sofa. The Grantorino sofa was designed in 2013 by Poltrona Frau and French designer Jean-Marie Massaud and was one of the winners of the 2014 Wallpaper* Design Awards for the cate...

Students gathered at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in an event sponsored by Workers United, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and the Service Employees International Union.   The fire that broke out in a garment factory in the Asch building in 1911, kill...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The traditional Roman cuisine includes among its ingredients the Roman artichoke. This product is delicious and rich of organoleptic and therapeutic properties, and is celebrated in a three-day feast in Ladispoli, the Feast of the Roman Artichoke.    

Join us for the yearly Vittorini Prize Ceremony to celebrate undergraduate excellence in the study of Italian language an culture, at Penn and beyond.   This year's winners are, Elementary - Johan Zambrano Intermediate - Dylan Manfredi 200 - Celeste Courtenay 300 - Nikole Sanchez   Winners of the Undergraduate Excellence Competiti...

At the wonky corner of Broadway Boulevard and West Pennway Street sits a new experience for Kansas City: Pezzettino's Italian Deli and Market.   Tall windows create an open feel, bringing in ample amount of daylight making light bulbs irrelevant. Beveled marbled top tables, dot the hexagonal tile floor. An open kitchen lures your eyes to the...