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This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to PBS-TV Star and Tenor Christopher Macchio about using your talent to serve your community. This is a fun-filled episode with a lot of stories, laughs and humor that might just make you reconsider your mission in life. Christopher Macchio is a PBS-TV Star & well-known Tenor. His p...

L’esplorazione dell’universo femminile, l’evoluzione dei rapporti uomo/donna e i rispettivi ruoli nel tempo. Sono queste le tematiche di W2! (Woman Too!) lo spettacolo di danza e teatro che la ballerina italiana Alessandra Corona metterà in scena i prossimi 1 e 2 Giugno al The Theater at St Jeans nella  Chiesa di St Jean Baptiste di Manhattan. La c...

Michael Scagluso, a former studio sales executive with Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures, died Wednesday at his home in Commack, New York, his family said. He was 90. The first son of five children of Italian immigrants, Scagluso was born on May 1, 1929, in Long Island City, New York. He attended Newtown High School and started at Universal...

It’s the beginning of summer, which means it’s time once again for the city of Herrin to celebrate it’s Italian culture for a week of Herrin Festa. Organizers say this year they will have all the standards; like concerts, the Miss Herrin Fest Pageant, a golf tournament, and a whole lot more. In total, there are around three dozen events throughou...

Si chiude l’edizione numero 40 dell’Infiorata di Noto, portando con sé un weekend ricco di appuntamenti ed emozioni, con il tappeto colorato di via Nicolaci che sarà visitabile ancora per qualche altra ora. Ieri la 20esima edizione della sfilata in abiti d’epoca del Corteo Barocco e lo spettacolo di suoni e luci a cura di Elisa Nieli hanno salutato...

The Comboni Missionaries will commemorate the second anniversary of the death of the Rev. Angelo Biancalana with a 6 p.m. Mass in the chapel of the Comboni Mission Center in LaGrange Park. (708-354-1999) Rev. Angelo was born in Italy, moved to the Chicago area in 1951, and was ordained on May 25, 1958. Following that, he did missionary work among N...

The Sons of Italy Hall should be a 10th Street showpiece when it reopens, says Sons of Italy Nebraska President Dan Matuella. The popular Omaha hall is expected to serve up spaghetti again in late summer after multiple delays. The hall was damaged in January 2017 in an accidental fire caused by the spontaneous combustion of cleaning towels in the...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. 1. Sotto Topping the list is Sotto. Located at 118 E. Sixth St. in Central Business District, t...

Negli Stati Uniti  non pensava di rimanerci  ma è proprio oltreoceano che Katia Passerini ha costruito la sua carriera professionale, partendo da una tesi di laurea. Romana, Katia è la preside del College di Studi Professionali nella rinomata St. John’s University di New York. Un traguardo costruito con una serie di opportunità che l’hanno portata...

Italy’s Leone Film Group, the company founded by Spaghetti Western master Sergio Leone, has been on a roaring roll since 2012. That’s when his children, Raffaella and Andrea, who now run the company, spotted a theatrical distribution gap left open by Medusa and Rai Cinema and stepped in to swiftly sign an output deal with DreamWorks. This, in turn,...

Messina wasn’t the college’s first or even second president. But much of what the school has become can be traced to the Mount Holly resident, who came to the school after stints as a professor and administrator at Nassau Community College, the State University of New York and Broome Community College. Bob Messina wasn’t supposed to amount to much....

The best Italian restaurant in the whole of the U.S. is right here in NYC, according to a new survey – perhaps not surprising as the city also has more Italian Americans than anywhere else. The Daily Meal's "America's 50 Best Italian Restaurants" list crowned the Meat Packing District's Del Posto as the best Italian restaurant in the country. The f...