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San Francisco è un po' la capitale dell'italianità sulla west coast. Mèta di forte emigrazione italiana, luogo di rappresentanza della "frontiera" americana che non a caso si spostava verso ovest, luogo simbolo dell'innovazione: questa città e la zona della California del Nord rappresentano molto per l'Italia negli Stati Uniti. E' lì che da settemb...

Il quindicesimo appuntamento annuale "Educators Awards" della Association of Italian American Educators che coincide con il 2013 Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, è stato festeggiato domenica da centinaia di persone presso la sala ricevimenti Chateau Briand situata a Carle Place a Long Island. L'annuale premiazione e consegna di borse...

ELENA CIVOLI BRITTAIN is a whimsical and prolific contemporary artist whose abstract series range from brightly colored surfaces, to bold textured collages, to unstructured images layered in muted tones. Elena was born in Italy. The daughter of an Italian Army colonel from Florence, she grew up in cities all over Italy, but considers herself a Fior...

by Mauro Battocchi   Wind energy is increasingly being seen worldwide as a low cost, clean source for electricity and is also creating major new business opportunities for manufacturing and materials innovation. At the forefront of zeal for wind energy lies Italy and California, who both have significant installed capacity and ambitious deve...

by Lisa Van Eyssen   Pajamas. Wearing them anywhere with a sweater to keep warm is truly the most freeing experience. Add your cushiest slippers mixed with the quiet early morning rhythm on Montana Avenue, and you have the real comforts of home spanning the length of your neighborhood.   Now, you could always hit the local Peets or St...

Sponsored by the Saint Joseph Society of Boston July 28th—30th, 2013 Saint Joseph Society - 467 Hanover Street - Boston, MA 02133 - (617) 720-1368   Begun in 1925, the St. Joseph Feast is an annual authentic festival in the North End featuring processions, parades, strolling singers, marching bands, live entertainment and th...

di Monica Gasbarri, Think News - ItaliaChiamaItalia La bandiera italiana rimane alta nel mondo. Se in casa nostra il turismo interno sembra aver perso quel certo appeal che una bella vacanza "casareccia" ha sempre avuto – tanto da far mettere nei decenni passati armi e bagagli sul cofano della propria macchina per partire all'avventura, ma rigoros...

Bocce, Italian bowling, is for everyone, even the chronically feeble like myself. I came early to the game thanks to a high Catholic upbringing. Catholic education was responsible for my introduction to bocce, at the end of a trip to a shrine.  With hot weather came the Italian excuse for extended picnics: the holy pilgrimage. With myself as...

Lyric Opera of Kansas City opens its 56th season with a Company premiere and new production of Vincenzo Bellini's The Capulets and the Montagues September 21, 25, 27 and 29, 2013 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.   Based on Renaissance legend (rather than Shakespeare's play), a longstanding political feud drives the drama in Be...

Dr. Monica Seger, assistant professor of Italian at the University of Oklahoma, will deliver three lectures at Missouri Southern State University on Monday, Sept. 9. "Mafia Culture: History and Representation in Italy and Beyond" will begin at 9 a.m. in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall.   The lecture will explore the roots of the mafia bot...

L'Ufficio del Turismo del Montana – parte del consorzio turistico Rocky Mountain Int. composto da quattro Stati del Nord Ovest Usa – lancia una guida in italiano fornita di cartina e con diverse idee di itinerari estivi nelle zone dei parchi nazionali di Yellowstone e del Glacier. Naturalmente nella pubblicazione c'è spazio anche per quelli inverna...

Massimo Bottura is the chef at Osteria Francescana, which came in at No. 3 in Restaurant Magazine's "World's Top 50 Restaurants" ranking. He's an eccentric guy, discussing Picasso and Italian traditions while showing off some of his beautiful lunch dishes. The best part of the video is at 3:45, when Bottura instructs a guest to close his eyes and e...