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The Simeone Automotive Museum's April 12th Demonstration Day will be a tribute to the most recognized automotive marque in the world: Ferrari. The red cars from Maranello achieved this recognition largely from their success on the racetrack. There will be a talk about the history of Ferrari, and six outstanding examples of the greatest Ferrari rac...

Manhattan School of Music has named Andrea T. Sanseverino Galan, Vice President for Development.   Ms. Galan assumed this position on April 1st. James Gandre, MSM president said, "Ms. Galan brings to Manhattan School of Music great skills, experience, and energy along with her personal alignment with our mission and who we are as a community...

Listen to Bel Paese Internet Radio, a program for Italian American communities across the United States and in Canada! The program runs from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily and features Italian music, sports and community news.     Visit www.tuneintoItaly.com on your computer, mobile device, iPad or internet radio. If your internet radio...

The 2014 AIAC Annual Dinner Gala is upon us once again! The annual black-tie event has been the premier AIAC Charitable Event for years with upwards of 1100 people in attendance each year, and 2014 stands to be no different. From the upscale VIP DaVinci Gaming Reception, to the spectacular entertainment, to the silent auction, there truly is someth...

by Bob Kalinowski   When Zelino Vici opened his barber shop in Nanticoke, the United States president was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, baseball legend Babe Ruth was about to embark on the final year of his Hall of Fame career and canned beer was just hitting the market.   Vici charged 25 cents for haircuts and competed against dozens of...

On Wednesday, June 4th more than 49 smiling children, ages 4 -12, joined Camp Italia at the Garden City Public Library for a free Italian session in language and culture.   The event was presented by Camp Italia of Garden City in partnership with New York Italians in an effort to introduce children to a world language and its culture in a fu...

Dal 3 agosto al 5 settembre 2014 si apre al pubblico "Visual Intelligence" a Pietrasanta . Si tratta di opere recenti di giovani artisti della New York Academy of Art i cui testi sono stati curati da Eileen Guggenheim e Peter Drake.   Da Londra alla Toscana, passando per l'Ohio, San Francisco, New Orleans, Londra e l'India. È questo, in estr...

Italy is known for its art. There's Michaelangelo's David. And the Ferrari 250GTO. The Trevi Fountain. And the Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato.   The sculpted arches of the Roman Coliseum. And the sculpted lines of the Lamborghini Muira. Perhaps the Italian passion for art is the reason that so many designers in such a small nation produced so ma...

Jay King of Fridley is a third-generation Italian-American, on his mom's side of the family. When he joined the planning committee for the Festa Italiana, a relatively new festival that celebrates Italian heritage in Minnesota, "it was like coming home," he said. In fact, he found out that one committee member is a distant cousin, he said.  ...

Mandala Dance Company, a premiere Italian contemporary dance company, comes to Chicago for two world premiere performances!   Founded by artistic director and choreographer, Paola Sorressa, Mandala will present "Triptych Motus," three works fused together by their highly physical and dynamic elements. Part Contemporary dance, part acrobatic,...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Pizzica: A Tradition between Dionysus and the SaintsThe sultry heat, sand blowing in the morning air, and the parched land of Salento, a small subregion in Apulia. The women here, bent over to work in the fields, are marked by fatigue. A tarantula bites one of t...

Beginning this semester, students at the University of Missouri will get a hands-on opportunity to study ancient artifacts through a pilot project with the Capitoline Museums in Rome.   The museums have lent 249 Roman-era artifacts of black-glazed pottery to the university for students to research and catalog. Culled from the museums' cavern...