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by Marjie lambert   The MSC Divina is a brassy, voluptuous ship. It has thousands of Swarovski crystals embedded in glass stairways, an infinity pool, Italian-style fountains and sculptures, tiny jewel-like lights in the ceilings and even a sexy red suite designed by Sophia Loren. Divina's heritage is mixed, but the effect is all Italia...

I am pleased to announce that we have begun to accept applications for Catholic University Law School's 2014 International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, Italy. The program is open to qualified JD and LL.M students and I hope that you will pass this information along to law students you know who may be interested in a 3-week study program...

by Kile MacMillan   Like many other European musicians, fast-rising Italian conductor Michael Mariotti decided several years ago that he wanted to expand his European-centered career and take a stab at the vast American classical scene.   The 34-year-old maestro started at the top, making inaugural appearances at the Washington (D.C.)...

  WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   If there is a dark zone, or something that is little known of the Italian Art, this is surely the late Romanesque period and the beginning of the Gothic one. In that portion of the history of art, especially with regard to the sculpture, after Wi...

"Gli americani devono investire in Italia, e devono farlo ora per garantirsi un buon affare per il futuro. Il nostro compito invece è spiegare l'Italia all'estero, senza filtri: per questo motivo mi impegnerò in prima persona perché nasca un canale all news in lingua inglese che racconti al mondo cos'è il nostro Paese".   Fernando Napolitano...

L'orchestra houstoniana "Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined" presenta due appuntamenti dedicati al grande compositore veneziano.   Il 28 marzo Mercury eseguira' al Wortham Center del Cullen Theater il concerto "Dreams and Nightmares", una selezionen di concerti fantasiosi ed insoliti che vedra' il concerto per flauto di Antonio Vivaldi "La Not...

Four Italian guys wailing on a litany of saxophones in a number of music styles makes for a melodic evening of music. And on April 4, that's exactly what you will get when the Community Concerts Tri-Cities organization presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet concert.   Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Assembly Church, 1800 N....

by David Hammond   If you're over 50, the likelihood is high that the first wine you saw in your house was a bottle of Gallo, or Rossi, or some other low-priced Italian red, unless your dad was fancy, in which case you probably saw wines from Mondavi, another Italian. In the post-War II era, it was pretty much the Italians who revved up...

Gaetano and Caroline Simonelli were just children on a farm in Nazi-occupied Italy in 1943 when a fighter plane screamed across the sky and crashed within feet of their home.   The pilot was killed. The Simonelli family, devout Roman Catholics, buried him right there on the farm. In a Rock Hill cemetery on Monday – 71 years later – an old m...

New Jersey BOCCE Invitational will be held on June 21, 2014 at Colonial Park in Franklin, NJ. The start time is 10am. One of the founders of the New Jersey BOCCE Invitational, Frank Valanzola, was a lifelong HRC parishioner.   Nine years ago, he & Pat DeChirico had the vision to start the Invitational with the mission of supporting worth...

Tom Bucci, left, calls out the sale of two Italian combos as his dad John Bucci packs them up for customer Bob Fenninger of Mahopac during "Italian Combo Day" at Bucci Brothers Deli, May 17, 2014 in Mahopac.   All profits from the sale of Italian combos are donated to Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. Their team, "Our Gang Love...

Domenica 4 giugno 1944 le truppe della 5^ Armata americana, provenienti da Anzio e guidate dal generale Mark Wayne Clark, entrarono nella Capitale, e la sera stessa l'88esima divisione Usa arrivava, trionfante, a piazza Venezia. I tedeschi agli ordini del feldmaresciallo Albert Kesselring scapparono a nord, verso la Linea Gotica, e Roma fu finalmen...