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by Valerio Vale   Everything is special at The Broad, newly inaugurated museum of contemporary art in Downtown L.A. First of all, the people: Eli and Edythe Broad, the couple behind the artistic "upgrade" and reshaping of Los Angeles' Grand Avenue.   Among the top two hundred richest people in the world, the two philanthropists a...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Hours: 10am to 8pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI In collaboration with: Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" e IACE (Italian American Committeee on Education) Italian Student Day in collaboration with Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" of New York and IACE (Italian American Commi...

Members of Corona D'Italia Lodge No. 807 held their Columbus Day dinner Oct. 13 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Treasurer Louise Vitullo and her member daughter, Patti Kuhn, registered attendees upon arrival. Trustee Pudue La Cava directed seating and ushered the guests. Orator Valerie Valentino provided and presented favors, including a pen wi...

Italian cooking maven, TV host, restaurateur and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich will bring her expertise to the Pabst Theater Jan. 16. "An Intimate Conversation with Lidia Bastianich" will feature the Emmy award-winning host of Public Television's "Lidia's Italy" for an evening of conversation and storytelling celebrating Italian food.   T...

Michele Emiliano, the President of Regione Puglia, has named John Mustaro, the President of the United Pugliesi Federation of Greater New York, as the official representative to promote and support Puglia business development and cultural exchange programs in America. "I nominate my good friend John Mustaro for all of his great work and timeless e...

Thursday, December 3rd, 6:30 P.M. - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street - (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013   Historian William J. Connell, holder of the Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies at Seton Hall University, will discuss his recent book Machiavelli nel R...

by Logan Burtch-Buus   Sicilian native Giovanni Rizza and his wife, Agnes, own and operate Giovanni's Gelato Café in Oro Valley, an establishment that offers a wide array of both traditional and intriguing flavors of the classic Italian dessert. Giovanni's is authentic to the core, according to Rizza, a point in which he takes great pri...

Perhaps no single architect has had a more profound influence on the buildings and public places that defined 20th-century Seattle than Fred Bassetti. From the Seattle Aquarium to the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, from Woodland Park Children's Zoo to Seattle Municipal Tower, Bassetti's portfolio includes some of the city's most iconic spaces....

By Giovanni di Napoli   January 6th is the Feast of the Epiphany, a solemn celebration of the revelation of Christ to the Magi, thus symbolizing His physical manifestation to mankind. Originating in the Eastern Church, Epiphany comes from the Greek epihania, meaning, "to show forth." While in the West the Adoration of the Magi is the princip...

di Michele Masneri   San Francisco. Si arriva al consolato italiano dalle parti di Pacific Heights naturalmente in Uber, a chilometri zero, perché la società ha sede qui in città e i tassisti, sparuti, sono ormai quasi un'attrazione turistica. Qualche giorno fa la compagnia locale di taxi è fallita, nessuno ha attaccato i concorrenti, c'è la...

Clark resident David Toma was recently nominated for UNICO National's prestigious "Americanism Award" by the Clark chapter of the Italian-American service organization. The award symbolizes and recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond devoting their life to helping others   "I'm thrilled that our nomination of David Toma was ac...

By Christina Lane   Before they start cooking each day, Rudy and Miriam Kiapeta pray, asking the Lord to bless their hands and the food they prepare. "The biggest secret in our food is love," said Rudy Kiapeta, who with his wife, Miriam, owns and operates The Tuscan Pig.   What started as a catering company that also offered carr...