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The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2015.    Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters, and have a paren...

Join us for this new appointment of the ICCC Educational Wine Tasting Series aimed to promote and encourage the Italian "Enogastronomic" tourism. This session will be dedicated to the wines of Trentino Alto Adige region. Don't miss this unique opportunity, save your spot!   Friday 17th April - 7:00 pm ICCC Houston - 1101 Milford...

In the collective memory of Mahoning Valley residents, Brier Hill is known as "Little Italy," site of the city's first Italian settlement on the North Side; home to the Brier Hill Italian Festival, and namesake of the appetizing Brier Hill pizza.   The 45-member Mahoning Valley Chorale will pay tribute to that heritage when it presents From...

Italian Director Giacomo Arrigoni, after winning the coveted Platinum Remi Award for his first feature "The Rule of Lead" aka "La Regola Del Piombo" at the 48th WorldFest Houston announces his second directorial effort, a psychological thriller movie entitled "Resonance Lake".   In an evening full of excitement at the WorldFest Gala Dinner i...

by Peter Frost   Cindy's, a small-plate/large-cocktail restaurant opening soon on the top floor of the newly renovated Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, has named its executive chef and beverage manager.   Heading the kitchen at the 13th-floor, indoor-outdoor roof-deck space, which will seat about 180, will be executive chef Christi...

by Marzio Bartoloni   World trade is expected to return soon to pre-crisis levels, growing by 5.6% in 2015 and a further 6% in 2016-2017, at a pace unseen since 2005. Italy is ready to ride this trend. Italy's exports are forecast to accelerate by 5.8% per year between 2015 to 2017 and this year the stock of goods and services will surpass...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation of Genesee County will conduct its 30th annual Scholarship Award Night at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 17 at Terry Hills Restaurant. The Foundation will honor Louis Cinquino and John Borrelli as Outstanding Italian-Americans as demonstrated by their commitment to community. Tickets for the dinner may be purchase...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: John Cabot University   The renovating wave of Milan EXPO is reaching also its neighborhood. The Accademia Carrara of Bergamo reopens after eight years of 11 million euro restoration and modernization. The story of this important museum begins in 1783, when Giacomo...

by Denise Neil   Ever since it opened inside the Ambassador Hotel in 2012, I've wished that Siena Tuscan Steakhouse had more "Tuscan" on its menu. Now, thanks to new chef Jeremy Wade, it does. Wade, the longtime Wichita chef, who took over the kitchen of the fine dining restaurant this spring, has recently updated both the lunch an...

Thank you Bobby Maida for sharing your wonderful photos of the Giglio Feast of San Paolino in Franklin Square, Long Island (June 27th). As always, the Sons of San Paolino and friends performed their duty to the saint with love and devotion. In addition to the impressive dancing of the giglio, these folks sure know how to throw a great party. For m...

by Mitch Hotts   Festa Italiana returns to Freedom Hill County Park this weekend with entertainment and activities designed to celebrate the rich heritage of Italian-Americans in Michigan.   The free three-day festival kicks off Friday with the Parade of Clubs and includes a variety of music, food and culture from "the old country" th...

Chelsea's Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Montignoso photographer Marco Petracci in Emerging Transformation. The exhibition opens August 25th and will run until September 12th, 2015.   The opening reception will take place Thursday, August 27th, from 6-8 PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting tale...