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Leila Heller Gallery in New York is hosting a solo exhibition displaying works of Italian artist Francesca Pasquali titled "Plastic Resonance" through October 22, 2016.   The exhibition is the first US solo exhibition of Pasquali. The artist creates site-specific installations, wall reliefs and folded sculptures that bring to life organic fo...

The Italian cinema started its development at the beginning of the XX century. Since then the Italian movies have had numerous significant successes both inside the country and all over the world.   As everything Italian the Italian movies can cut to the quick without being superficial, they are educative but at the same time full of irony,...

Il Sindaco di Reggio Calabria Giuseppe Falcomatà ha ricevuto a Palazzo San Giorgio l'ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti in Italia John Phillips. "La presenza dell'ambasciatore nella nostra città è la dimostrazione che Reggio è meritevole dell'attenzione da parte del vostro Paese. Viviamo in una città ricca di bellezze paesaggistiche, archeologiche...

The Italian House on Park is located in the Grand Junction neighborhood in Westfield. The beautiful and quaint restaurant is a perfect spot for customers who enjoy quick service and authentic Italian cuisine - bon appétit! "We try to take care of our guests and make them feel at home. We are upscale but not stuffy," explains general manager Jim Ne...

Forty-year old American artist and teacher Joe Blaustein was in Florence on November 4, 1966 when the Arno submerged the city. With his camera in tow he decided to document what was happening in real time. Among the very few colour photos of the 1966 Florence flood, the images are now on show at an exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute of N...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   The inventions and discoveries of Alessandro Volta have provided this Italian scientist fame and an immense popularity. Indeed, the invention of a device that would generate electricity without the help of an external power supply, aka the battery, represented a...

di Riccardo Giumelli  Scriveva Sartre nella sua introduzione al Cristo si è fermato ad Eboli di Carlo Levi: "Quando si incontra Carlo Levi a Mosca, a New York, a Parigi, si è subito colpiti da una strana contraddizione: egli, dovunque si trovi, rimane il più romano dei romani, così che si crederebbe non abbia neppure lasciato Roma, o che se l...

"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro once made a NASCAR cake that weighed about 20,000 pounds. You could eat it, but you couldn't get behind the wheel. Valastro plans to rectify that situation when he rolls an example of his sweet sickness onto Monument Circle Friday.   No, sorry, the Cake Boss is not making a full-size IndyCar cake with twin turbos u...

By Michele Parente Tracy Borkum was in a panic. "No, it's too soon!" the owner of Cucina Sorella cried out when she saw me come in to the restaurant. Borkum's long-awaited high-profile Kensington eatery had opened only a few days before, so yes, it was too soon to review it.   I assured her that I was there more as an excited civi...

Gina Ventresca Carano nacque a Pratola Peligna (AQ) il 23 aprile del 1912. Sin da piccola mostrò una straordinaria propensione per la musica e il canto in particolare. Emigrò con i suoi genitori per gli Stati Uniti. In America un'insegnante disse ai suoi "Vostra figlia è un prodigio. Merita di seguire il suo istinto musicale." Studiò, con eccellen...

In the 1920's, a group of Italian American farmers in the San Francisco Bay area ventured south to the little town of Castroville (near Monterey) to plant a crop that was then regarded as a rare exotic - the artichoke. Today, still more than 85% of all artichokes grown in the United States come from these same plantings. Why artichokes and why Cast...

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC is an Italian-American civic organization serving the Washington Metropolitan, founded in 1929, has selected Mr. Alfred Grasso as 2013 Man of the Year. Mr. Grasso, Chief Executive Officer of Mitre Corporation and the Chairman of the Board of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) I...