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On Monday night there was a special event at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial for Kansas City's Italian-American community. The Italian Ambassador to the U.S., Claudio Bisogniero, was in town for the opening of the new War & Art exhibit at the museum. The event included remarks by museum President & CEO Matthew Naylor &am...

Dawnette and Dale Michael of Plainwell, Michigan enjoyed the trip of a lifetime recently, as winners of the Baci Perugina Chocolate and Lavazza Coffee "Chocolate Lovers Dream Trip" to Italy.   The lucky winners joined almost a million other chocoholics at the annual Eurochocolate Festival, an annual festival hosted by the hilltop town of Per...

CONFERIMENTO INCARICO DI DIRETTORE DI ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, AI SENSI DELL'ART.14, COMMA 6, DELLA LEGGE 401/90 E DELL'ART. 168 del D.P.R.18/67 PER LA SEDE DI NEW YORK Si segnala che la selezione per l'incarico di Direttore di Istituto Italiano di Cultura ex art. 14, comma 6, Legge 401/90 cosiddetti "chiara fama", da nominare...

The USA Men's Senior National Team opened up their three game series with the Italian National Team battling to a 10-10 tie earlier today at Newport Harbor High School. Italy battled back from second half deficits of 8-4 and 10-7 to force the draw.   John Mann (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC) and Bret Bonanni(Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford...

The Christopher Oliver Agency is launching a campaign to promote the grand opening of Allen's newest authentic Italian restaurant, Roman Cucina. Christopher will be working with Roman Cucina proprietors and brothers, David and Giovanni Roman, to spread the word throughout Allen, Fairview, Plano, McKinney, Lucas, Parker, Murphy and surrounding areas...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Matthew Lofstrom      Translation by:   After spending four months in Rome, I have now returned back to my life as a student in the United States. For the last two weeks I was abroad, internally, I felt that I was ready to come home. However, upon landing in Philadelphia, I immediately began missing...

Station Casinos LLC is partnering with 11-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani to open three new restaurants in spring 2015.   New eateries include Slice House by Tony Gemignani and the award-winning Pizza Rock, both joining Green Valley Ranch Resort, and Little Tony's, a new Italian concept opening at Palace Station.   Read more...

Ennio Morricone's current world tour is billed as My Life in Music. For an 86-year-old with more than 500 film and television scores to his name, that's a lot of life and a lot of music.   It requires a lot of people, too: 86 members of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, 76 singers from Hungary's Kodály Choir and a brace of soloists incl...

On the evening of February 10th, about twenty five area residents attended the meeting hosted at the locally-owned An Enchanting Evening Winery to hear our special guest speaker from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO), Capt. Carl Minden after a 30 minute PowerPoint presentation from the Little Italy Incorporation Task Force organizers. Capt...

Big Latino acts such as Daddy Yankee and Don Omar should watch their backs, because David Ferrari is touring South Florida promoting his latest music video “In Miami.” Though he’s not a well-known artists in the Americas, Ferrari is a big deal in Europe, becoming the first-ever artist to record reggaeton in Italian language.   He was bo...

Una copia speciale del “Dizionario Enciclopedico delle Migrazioni Italiane nel Mondo” è stata consegnata nei giorni scorsi al presidente della Repubblica, Sergio Mattarella, tramite il suo Ufficio di Segreteria, da Tiziana Grassi, ideatrice dell’opera e direttrice del progetto editoriale.   Grassi ha sottolineato che “il Dizionario intende s...

The Olivetti M1 was not really ready to launch at the opening of Turin's 1911 World's Fair. But Camillo Olivetti – who in 1904 had founded the company of the same name in Milan, moving it to Ivrea only four years later – had already rented a whole pavilion to present the first typewriter his company would manufacture.   He decided to dedicat...