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La sua storia è di quelle che si vedono solo nei film, ma, a volte, si sa, anche i film diventano realtà. E il sogno americano di Renato Turano, imprenditore cosentino di successo negli Stati Uniti e senatore della Repubblica Italiana, eletto nella Circoscrizione Esteri, si è potuto realizzare, grazie alla sua caparbietà e tenacia tipiche dei calab...

Date: Thursday, April 09, 2015. Hours: 6:30PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 Panelists: Antonio Monda (NYU), Wendy Keys (Film Society Lincoln Center), Christopher Burton-White (translator) Followed by the screening of the film Toby Dammitt (1968) Federico Fellini's Fare un...

A biblical David leans over, grabbing the bloody, severed head of Goliath. The powerful image in the painting is reminiscent of an almost identical work in Madrid's Prado Museum by the Italian master Caravaggio.   Is this painting also by Caravaggio, and thus worth a huge sum, or is it a 17th-century copy with little value? That questio...

Giuseppe D'Angelo, 80, of Willowbrook, a retired longshoreman and loving family man, died Monday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Mr. D'Angelo was born and raised in Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, and served in the Italian army as a young man. He immigrated to the United States in 1962, moving to Brooklyn.   He settled in...

April 13, 2015 - May 25, 2015. Monday 10:30 AM - Monday 11:30 AMRadici - 303 7th Street SoutheastWashington, District of Columbia 20003 Educator and storyteller Meg Lowey will be hosting these special classes for moms and their bambini at the market on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m for seven weeks starting Monday, April 13th. ...

by Sarah Gold   The hulking olive-brown barn set along a barren reach of Route 81 in Killingworth had sat unused for years. Once home to a struggling Christmas-themed gift shop, it had long stood vacant — a looming carapace marooned beside a sparsely traveled rural road. But then, in late 2013, Francesco Lulaj, a local restaurateur, noticed...

by Jason Siu   Fiat's version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will debut later this year. The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was confirmed earlier this year at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and Edmunds reports that it'll debut either at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show or the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.   The roadster will arrive in dealerships nex...

The 11th annual Southington Italian-American Festival, benefiting Southington Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts, is set for July 24-26. The festival on Center Street, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and the Southington Unico Club, will begin at 5 p.m. July 24 and end at 6 p.m. July 26.   This is the first year th...

by Suzanna Molino   I have a few favorite stories on the history of Little Italy that I covered in my book and I'd like to share one of the top favorites ... about Saint Leo's Italian Orphanage. It is typical of Italian folks to want to care for, feed and nurture others.   I like to imagine that the spirit of that concept was exemplif...

by Brent Owen   Giulia Rozzi is a quick witted Boston girl, raised by Italian Catholic parents who immigrated to the states before she was born. It's that background that has developed her rather blunt, deeply personal and highly animated style of comedy.   And for the record, for her, personal means talking a lot about her sex life....

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Expo 2015      Translation by:   The Expo's Biodiversity Park is the result of a partnership between BolognaFiere and the Expo 2015 SpA., in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, the Ministry of the Environment, Protection of Land and Sea, and FederBio. The Themati...

by Andrew Smith   Rose Laria of Coram, a daughter of immigrants who survived adversity to live the American dream, died June 8, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. She was 101.   She was one of 12 siblings born to Italian immigrants in Brooklyn, said her son, Joseph Laria of Coram. "She couldn't speak a word of English when sh...