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They carried banners and flags, tossed pizza, marched with Roman Soldiers, sang Italian songs and blew kisses to the crowd of over 30,000 spectators.

 

The Italian entry in the 56th Annual Swallow's Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano boasted over 100 proud Italian Americans. James Bianchi ...

Their name alone – O Sole Trio – should hint at what audiences are in store for on April 26 when the lights dim at CityStage and the show begins.

The answer is everything Italian in a unique show capturing the essence of Italy during two performances at 3 and 8 p.m.

 

The New York-based ...

Lent is over. Income tax day has come and gone. It's time to celebrate in the company of friends.
Our Louisiana friends call it Mardi Gras, and celebrate on the last Tuesday before Lent. The Italian American Alliance will celebrate on the first Tuesday after Lent MARTEDÌ GRASSO

 

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By Simone Moretti

 

Daniele Bondi, one of the most awarded Italian authors, has just published "Crimes in Little Italy" a page-turning thriller set in NYC. «This is a tightly-constructed page-turner – declares William E. Klein, a professor of Philosophy at New YorkUniversity" – which makes ...

The warm weather played a part in another huge turnout for the annual Sacred Heart Church ravioli dinner.

Lines started forming before 4 a.m. Sunday in Camp Washington for the 103rd edition of the Italian feast and fundraiser. The event didn't begin until 10 a.m.

 

Over the course of the ...

Gregory Perillo, a painter and sculptor of note locally and globally has decided to donate 25 of his favorite original works of art work for display in the prestigious Birds of Paradise Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida during the month of May.

 

Columnist Carol Ann Benanti of The Staten ...

Time Bomb is back.

Bridgeport boxer Frankie Scalise will soon open a brand-new boxing gym and training center at 3411 S. Halsted St. The 35-year-old fighter says he'll open the gym, called the Bridgeport Boxing Club, on May 1.


During a quick tour of the building, Scalise was all motion and ...

Wow, wow, wow, the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra's "Poperazzi" concert on Saturday night at Hoag Hall was a thrilling way to end the 85th season and to celebrate Jacob Chi's 20 years in Pueblo.

 

The evening was a perfect blend of classical and popular music. Rossini's "Overture to La scala di ...

A South Florida restaurant is celebrating a quarter century of bringing a family's Italian traditions to the Sunshine State.

 

Caffe Abbracci in Coral Gables has been serving up delicious dishes and pleasing plenty of customers since it opened in 1989. "We pay attention to the details," said ...

Il miglior olio d'oliva del mondo è roba nostra, della Tuscia. Lo ha detto il più prestigioso concorso del mondo, cioè il New York international olive oil competition (Nyiooc), che si svolge ogni anno in aprile nella Grande mela.

 

E che stavolta ha assegnato all'azienda agricola Sergio ...

Si sono affidati alla rete i Francescani della chiesa romana di San Francesco a Ripa, a Trastevere, per raccogliere i fondi necessari per il restauro della cella dove San Francesco soggiornava quando veniva nella Città Eterna per incontrare il Papa tra il 1209 e il 1223.

 

Attraverso la ...

Two longtime Valley restaurants are closing their doors.

 

La Fontanella

After 10 years running restaurants in Chicago, Isabella Mannone moved to Phoenix in 1982 and opened La Fontanella. A few years later, husband Berto Bertuccio came on board, adding to La Fontanella's charms with his ...

Celebrity chef, author and television star Mario Batali will be featured guest at the annual "An Evening of Wine and Roses" fundraiser benefitting Newton Medical Center.

 

Batali will appear on Thursday, May 29 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Centenary College's David and Carol Lackland Center in ...

Stefano Domenicali, the team principal of Ferrari's struggling Formula One team, has resigned. Domenicali's term at the helm of the legendary F1 team started with a bang, as the Scuderia captured the constructors' title in 2008, but went downhill rather quickly.

 

In his tenure, Domenicali, ...

Il 15 aprile 1452, nasceva Leonardo da Vinci. Ma se foste convinti che in realtà Leonardo venisse dal futuro, sareste giustificati. L'artista e scienziato toscano è probabilmente la persona più geniale mai esistita sulla Terra: in ogni campo in cui si è cimentato, dalla pittura alla scienza, ...

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Italian Americans show pride at the 56th Annual Swallow’s Day Parade

Italian Americans show pride at the 56th Annual Swallow’s Day Parade

They carried banners and flags, tossed pizza, marched with Roman Soldiers, sang Italian songs and blew kisses to the crowd of over 30,000 spectators.   The Italian entry in the 56th Annual Swallow's Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano boasted over 100 proud Italian Americans. James Bianchi played his accordion and was accompanied by his tambourine tapping Dan Ochopinto.   Read more   Fonte: L'italo-Americano  

O Sole Trio to bring sounds of Italy to CityStage

O Sole Trio to bring sounds of Italy to CityStage

Their name alone – O Sole Trio – should hint at what audiences are in store for on April 26 when the lights dim at CityStage and the show begins. The answer is everything Italian in a unique show capturing the essence of Italy during two performances at 3 and 8 p.m.   The New York-based ensemble of O Sole Trio features the...

Spring 2014 Networking Dinner

Spring 2014 Networking Dinner

Lent is over. Income tax day has come and gone. It's time to celebrate in the company of friends.Our Louisiana friends call it Mardi Gras, and celebrate on the last Tuesday before Lent. The Italian American Alliance will celebrate on the first Tuesday after Lent MARTEDÌ GRASSO   Please join us at TRATTORIA DA LUIGI, the new restaurant of our friend Luigi Cutraro,...

“Crimes in Little Italy”, page-turning psychological thriller from a multi-award…

“Crimes in Little Italy”, page-turning psychological thriller from a multi-award-winning Italian author.

By Simone Moretti   Daniele Bondi, one of the most awarded Italian authors, has just published "Crimes in Little Italy" a page-turning thriller set in NYC. «This is a tightly-constructed page-turner – declares William E. Klein, a professor of Philosophy at New YorkUniversity" – which makes very interesting psychological and literary moves while carefully observing the body language (and shapes) of its...

Ravioli, good will served at 103rd annual Sacred Heart Church Italian dinner

Ravioli, good will served at 103rd annual Sacred Heart Church Italian dinner

The warm weather played a part in another huge turnout for the annual Sacred Heart Church ravioli dinner. Lines started forming before 4 a.m. Sunday in Camp Washington for the 103rd edition of the Italian feast and fundraiser. The event didn't begin until 10 a.m.   Over the course of the day, congregants and community members alike paid $12 (or $5 for children...

Staten Island artist Gregory Perillo to donate art work to charity

Staten Island artist Gregory Perillo to donate art work to charity

Gregory Perillo, a painter and sculptor of note locally and globally has decided to donate 25 of his favorite original works of art work for display in the prestigious Birds of Paradise Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida during the month of May.   Columnist Carol Ann Benanti of The Staten Island Advance reports that 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated...

Frankie 'Time Bomb' Scalise to Open Boxing Gym

Frankie 'Time Bomb' Scalise to Open Boxing Gym

Time Bomb is back. Bridgeport boxer Frankie Scalise will soon open a brand-new boxing gym and training center at 3411 S. Halsted St. The 35-year-old fighter says he'll open the gym, called the Bridgeport Boxing Club, on May 1. During a quick tour of the building, Scalise was all motion and energy, bounding around the empty 3,000-square-foot space explaining what's planned for...

Symphony ends season on high note

Symphony ends season on high note

Wow, wow, wow, the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra's "Poperazzi" concert on Saturday night at Hoag Hall was a thrilling way to end the 85th season and to celebrate Jacob Chi's 20 years in Pueblo.   The evening was a perfect blend of classical and popular music. Rossini's "Overture to La scala di seta" was the opening selection. The symphony's performance was light and...

Italian restaurant in Coral Gables celebrates 25th anniversary

Italian restaurant in Coral Gables celebrates 25th anniversary

A South Florida restaurant is celebrating a quarter century of bringing a family's Italian traditions to the Sunshine State.   Caffe Abbracci in Coral Gables has been serving up delicious dishes and pleasing plenty of customers since it opened in 1989. "We pay attention to the details," said Nino Pernetti, the restaurant's Venetian owner. "We want to make the people comfortable, and...

Tamìa gold, un olio (viterbese) da oscar

Tamìa gold, un olio (viterbese) da oscar

Il miglior olio d'oliva del mondo è roba nostra, della Tuscia. Lo ha detto il più prestigioso concorso del mondo, cioè il New York international olive oil competition (Nyiooc), che si svolge ogni anno in aprile nella Grande mela.   E che stavolta ha assegnato all'azienda agricola Sergio Delle Monache, di Vetralla, e al suo olio Tamìa gold biologico Dop Tuscia il...

La chiesa di San Francesco a Ripa salva grazie al Crowdfunding

La chiesa di San Francesco a Ripa salva grazie al Crowdfunding

Si sono affidati alla rete i Francescani della chiesa romana di San Francesco a Ripa, a Trastevere, per raccogliere i fondi necessari per il restauro della cella dove San Francesco soggiornava quando veniva nella Città Eterna per incontrare il Papa tra il 1209 e il 1223.   Attraverso la piattaforma Kickstarter, i Frati Minori hanno sollecitato ai fedeli in rete donazioni per...

La Fontanella and Brooklyn Cafe closing their doors

La Fontanella and Brooklyn Cafe closing their doors

Two longtime Valley restaurants are closing their doors.   La Fontanella After 10 years running restaurants in Chicago, Isabella Mannone moved to Phoenix in 1982 and opened La Fontanella. A few years later, husband Berto Bertuccio came on board, adding to La Fontanella's charms with his homemade gelato, a Valley rarity in those days.   Read more   Source: http://www.azcentral.com  

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali to be Featured Guest at Benefit for Newton Medical C…

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali to be Featured Guest at Benefit for Newton Medical Center

Celebrity chef, author and television star Mario Batali will be featured guest at the annual "An Evening of Wine and Roses" fundraiser benefitting Newton Medical Center.   Batali will appear on Thursday, May 29 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Centenary College's David and Carol Lackland Center in Hackettstown.   Read more   Source: http://thealternativepress.com      

Ferrari USA boss takes over as F1 team principal steps down

Ferrari USA boss takes over as F1 team principal steps down

Stefano Domenicali, the team principal of Ferrari's struggling Formula One team, has resigned. Domenicali's term at the helm of the legendary F1 team started with a bang, as the Scuderia captured the constructors' title in 2008, but went downhill rather quickly.   In his tenure, Domenicali, above, has witnessed Red Bull assert its dominance of F1 while the red cars from Italy...

Sei invenzioni di Leonardo Da Vinci (più due che probabilmente non ha fatto)

Sei invenzioni di Leonardo Da Vinci (più due che probabilmente non ha fatto)

Il 15 aprile 1452, nasceva Leonardo da Vinci. Ma se foste convinti che in realtà Leonardo venisse dal futuro, sareste giustificati. L'artista e scienziato toscano è probabilmente la persona più geniale mai esistita sulla Terra: in ogni campo in cui si è cimentato, dalla pittura alla scienza, dall'anatomia all'architettura, era anni se non secoli avanti ai suoi coetanei.   Nessun altra figura...

Italian modernism in the wake of the great war

Italian modernism in the wake of the great war

On the occasion of Ara H. Merjian's newly published volume from Yale University Press, "Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris", this roundtable will address the relationship of Italy's modernist movements - from Futurism to the short-lived 'Scuola Metafisica"- to the cultural upheaval of World War One.   Panelists: Raffaele Bedarida, a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Art...

AP exam on May 15, 2014: important information

AP exam on May 15, 2014: important information

As part of our ongoing commitment for the promotion of the Italian language in the United States, the Consulate General of Italy has been in contact with the "School District of Philadelphia" in order to facilitate the participation of all external candidates in the Italian AP examination scheduled to take place on May 15 at noon.   Those who were not able...

Networking Event: CIBO E ARTE

Networking Event: CIBO E ARTE

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to CIBO E ARTE An exclusive presentation of the Region of Umbria: Recipes, Tourism and Art Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Starting at 6:00pm featuring a special tasting of Umbria Regional products, Italian wine, beer and music  

Italian American Museum seeks passengers from SS Giuseppe Verdi

Italian American Museum seeks passengers from SS Giuseppe Verdi

The Italian American Museum is seeking to establish contact with immigrants who made the journey to America aboard the Giuseppe Verdi passenger ship from 1915 to 1928. Passengers who were on board the ship as young children would likely be in their late 80's and 90's today. Many settled in the greater New York City area, and may have remained...

“Dante’s Other Works” 2015: A Celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Dante’s Bi…

“Dante’s Other Works” 2015: A Celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Dante’s Birth

In 2015, the 750th anniversary of Dante's birth, Italian Studies at Notre Dame will host a celebration of the poet's so-called "minor works" with a lecture series and a publication.   Co-sponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, the series will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and...

Bando di concorso per il miglior saggio redatto da studenti undergraduate nelle…

Bando di concorso per il miglior saggio  redatto da studenti undergraduate nelle università del Nord America

Si comunica il bando di concorso per il miglior saggio redatto da studenti undergraduate nelle università del Nord America. Si invitano pertanto tutti i colleghi a presentare i migliori saggi dei propri studenti perché vengano considerati per questo prestigioso riconoscimento.   Si accettano saggi sia in inglese che in italiano, poiché verranno assegnati due premi distinti, uno per lingua. I vincitori riceveranno...

Belinelli emerges as next great Spurs role player

Belinelli emerges as next great Spurs role player

On the list of free agents available last summer, Marco Belinelli's name certainly didn't stand out. He spent six years bouncing around the league, was traded once for an on-his-last-legs Devean George and again for failed lottery pick Julian Wright. So when he signed a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs in July, it didn't grab much attention.   Tom Thibodeau knew...

Da Pompei alla Grotta Azzurra: Campania regina del turismo, lo dice la classific…

Da Pompei alla Grotta Azzurra: Campania regina del turismo, lo dice la classifica del Ministero

La "top trenta" dei siti più visitati d'Italia è un viaggio emozionante nelle bellezze della Campania. La classifica è stilata dal ministero dei Beni Culturali che prende come punto di riferimento il numero di visitatori e crea l'elenco.   Al primo posto c'è, ovviamento, il Colosseo. Subito dopo gli scavi tormentati di Pompei e poi, via via, tutte le altre bellezze della...

Classic Italian films to be shown at Brown Tuesday through Thursday; they’re fre…

Classic Italian films to be shown at Brown Tuesday through Thursday; they’re free

Brown University's Department of Italian Studies will host a festival of Italian movies today through Thursday, including a restored copy of Fellini's masterpiece, "La Dolce Vita," two silent movies from 1913, and the 2014 Oscar winner as best foreign language film, "The Great Beauty." The two silent films — "Spartacus, or The Thracian Gladiator," and "Ma l'Amor Mio Non Muore!" ("Love...

Kairos Italy Theater Injects Youth and Energy Into Boccaccio’s Decameron at the …

Kairos Italy Theater Injects Youth and Energy Into Boccaccio’s Decameron at the Italian Embassy

by Charlene Giannetti The Decameron by 14th century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio is a collection of novellas containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men hoping to escape the Black Death by isolating themselves in a secluded villa outside Florence.   So what could be more fitting than to see three of these stories brought to...

Italian-American Open Set for June 2 at Army Navy Club

Italian-American Open Set for June 2 at Army Navy Club

The 41st Italian-American Open hosted by the Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C., will be held on June 2, 2014, at the Army Navy Country Club, in Arlington, Virginia. Last year's event raised $13,000 to benefit the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center in Washington D.C., and the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Fund.   Read more   Source: http://www.ciaowashington.com    

16th Annual Scalabrini House Seminary Fundraiser Banquet

16th Annual Scalabrini House Seminary Fundraiser Banquet

The Scalabrini House Seminary will celebrate on April 26, 2014, at Casa Italiana its annual Fundraiser Banquet for the Scalabrinian Seminarians organized by local Scalabrinian priests in collaboration with the Scalabrini Fundraiser Committee.   This year's 16th anniversary celebration will consist of a traditional banquet to raise funds to support the Formation and Vocation Program for first year Scalabrini seminary students who...

Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds.   In Luna Park, Italian amusement tycoon Alberto Zamperla joined Eric Adams as the Brooklyn borough president christened the Cyclone roller-coaster with a local tradition: cracking a bottle of egg cream on the first car.   Read...

Cucina Italiana di alto livello

Cucina Italiana di alto livello

La National Restaurant Association ha previsto che nel 2014 il numero di ristoranti in America dovrebbe corrispondere ad un cifra intorno a 990,000.La stessa fonte prevede che, nello stesso periodo, il settore del food service rappresentera' un fatturato totale pari a $ 683.4 miliardi, circa il 4% del prodotto nazionale lordo USA.   Complessivamente, il settore impiega 13, 5 milioni di persone.Dei...

Italian Book Club: “The Terra-Cotta Dog” (“Il cane di terracotta”) by Andrea Ca…

Italian Book Club: “The Terra-Cotta Dog” (“Il cane di terracotta”)  by Andrea Camilleri

We are pleased to announce the next meeting of our Italian Book Club We welcome the Dante Alighieri members and non members to join us in this exciting adventure in the Italian literature.   We are meeting every three months to discuss a book by an Italian Author. The discussion will be in English unless all the participants speak Italian. Feel free to read the book...

Nino!”, omaggio a Nino Manfredi nel decennale della morte. Iniziative culturali …

Nino!”, omaggio a Nino Manfredi nel decennale della morte. Iniziative culturali in Italia e all’estero

Omaggio a Nino Manfredi a dieci anni dalla scomparsa. Prenderà il via, a maggio, "Nino!" , serie di iniziative culturali in Italia e all'estero che permetteranno di ripercorrere i momenti più significativi della vita privata ed artistica del grande attore italiano.   Il progetto è patrocinato da Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Regione Lazio, Roma...

Siciliana: Studies on the Sicilian Ethos and Literature by Gaetano Cipolla

Siciliana: Studies on the Sicilian Ethos and Literature by Gaetano Cipolla

The present volume, which has a moving image by Giulia Di Filippi on the cover and which the author dedicated to his wife Florence, is number 27 in the "Sicilian Studies" series, published by Legas and directed by Gaetano Cipolla. This is a revised and expanded edition of the volume published with a slightly different title in 2005. Following the introduction,...

Tre giorni di Mondomusica a SoHo tra violini classici, preziosi e rari, oltre a …

Tre giorni di Mondomusica a SoHo tra violini classici, preziosi e rari, oltre a quello elettrico di Mark Wood

By Riccardo Chioni Mondomusica chiude oggi i battenti dopo una tre giorni a SoHo dedicata all'eccellenza italiana degli strumenti musicali di alto artigianato con l'endorsment del sindaco Bill de Blasio che si è detto "orgoglioso di ospitare la manifestazione nella capitale culturale del mondo". CremonaFiere da 27 anni organizza nella città di Stradivari la più importante rassegna al mondo di strumenti musicali...

Apre al Santa Monica Art Studio la mostra Overpainting (5 aprile 2014)

Apre al Santa Monica Art Studio la mostra Overpainting (5 aprile 2014)

Si e' aperta il 5 aprile al Santa Monica Art Studio la mostra "Overpainting", che vede tra gli espositori 5 apprezzati artisti italiani: Paola Fonticoli, Elena Modorati, Sonia Costantini, Paolo Iacchetti e Albano Morandi. "Overpainting" fa riferimento alla tecnica pittorica di stratificazione delle immagini che vengono successivamente cancellate per costruire sempre nuove espressioni visive. La mostra, organizzata in collaborazione con...

In the Name of Freedom and Justice. Remembering Amelia Rosselli (1870-1954)

In the Name of  Freedom and Justice. Remembering Amelia Rosselli (1870-1954)

Amelia (Pincherle Moravia) Rosselli is mainly remembered as the mother of two anti-fascists heroes, Carlo and Nello, who were murdered during Fascism.   However, Amelia was the first female writer for the theatre in Italy at the turn of the 19th century and a prominent intellectual woman until the affirmation of Fascism in the 1920s.   Read more   Source: http://chicago.eventful.com    

Team Behind Osteria Cotta Introduces Carroll Place

Team Behind Osteria Cotta Introduces Carroll Place

The team behind Osteria Cotta on the Upper West Side, Sergio Riva and AJ Bontempo, have brought Carroll Place downtown on Bleecker Street.   The 170-seat Italian-American wine bar and gastropub will bring Cotta signature dishes as well as new selections. Dishes include a burrata burger with grilled tomato and prosciutto, pork ragu, and short rib sliders. Pizzas are overseen by longtime...

Maria Carmela ha la più antica pasticceria di New York ma vuole tornare in Cioci…

Maria Carmela ha la più antica pasticceria di New York ma vuole tornare in Ciociaria

È proprietaria della pasticceria «Egidio Pastry», che con i suoi 103 anni di attività, è la più antica di New York, ed è una vera istituzione in fatto di dolci nella «Grande mela». Maria Carmela Lucciola, però, 62 anni originaria di San Giorgio a Liri, sogna di vendere la sua miniera d'oro e di tornare a vivere nel suo piccolo...

Top 5 reasons to attend CincItalia Festival

Top 5 reasons to attend CincItalia Festival

Between Italian culture, live music, a wine garden and meatballs with marinara, there are plenty of reasons to love the Cincinnati Italian Festival.   The fifth annual CincItalia begins Friday, May 16 at Harvest Home Park, presented by St. Catharine of Siena Parish and School. In celebration, the organizers brainstormed the top five reasons why you should attend.   Read more   Source: http://www.ktre.com    

Sirocco – a touch of Italy in the California Desert

Sirocco – a touch of Italy in the California Desert

I do my diligence with attention and care when it comes to considering a restaurant and its dinner and wine list. Does it live up to its story by delivering the goods, like listing all the ingredients for each menu item and describing the wine in detail with vintage, district and taste?   I went through such a selection process when I...

La Voce di New York compie un anno: festeggiamenti il 25 aprile

La Voce di New York compie un anno: festeggiamenti il 25 aprile

Il 25 aprile La Voce di New York compie un anno. La data, festa della Liberazione, "è simbolica per i valori di libertà che rappresenta e per il rapporto di amicizia tra Italia e Stati Uniti. Significati che, da un anno, identificano quello che facciamo, le storie che vi raccontiamo, e il motivo stesso per cui siamo qui".   Così Stefano Vaccara,...

WP Lavori launches first U.S. flagship store

WP Lavori launches first U.S. flagship store

WP Lavori in Corso, an Italian retailer, announced the opening of its first WP Store in North America today. Located in Brooklyn, NY's Cobble Hill neighborhood, the 1,700-foot flagship features an assortment of fashion and lifestyle products from around the globe and marks a significant step for the company's presence in the U.S. market.   The store features a selection of the...

West Side Good Friday Tradition

West Side Good Friday Tradition

When one hears the word "procession" what comes to mind? For some it is as the Dictionary explains: the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner, as a line of people, animals, vehicles.   In the Catholic tradition, the word "procession" can have several meanings: The procession of the Holy Spirit from the...

Ottavo Convegno della Confederazione dei Siciliani del Nord America a Chicago

Ottavo Convegno della Confederazione dei Siciliani del Nord America a Chicago

Si è appena concluso a Chicago l'ottavo convegno della Confederazione dei Siciliani del Nord America. Ospitati dall'ARSA (Associazione Regionale Siciliana in America) presso Casa Italia, sono intervenuti i vari rappresentanti membri dell'organizzazione, provenienti dalla California, Canada,Connecticut,Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Windsor Canada e Wisconsin.   Diversi i temi discussi e le varie proposte che verranno pubblicate prossimamente sulla pagina...

AP® Summer Institute a Perugia

AP® Summer Institute a Perugia

Quest'anno, dal 14 al 26 luglio 2014, l'Università per Stranieri di Perugia organizza l' AP® Summer Institute preso la propria sede di Perugia. L'APSI è l'unico Summer Insititute "endorsed" dal College Board. Sebbene principalmente centrato sull'AP, è comunque rivolto a tutti gli insegnanti di Italiano nelle scuole e nelle università.   Il corso è insegnato da Beth Bartolini-Salimbeni e da altri esperti, sia dell'Università per Stranieri che di...

Second annual Festa Italiana Frederick

Second annual Festa Italiana Frederick

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County is excited to announce their 2nd Annual 'Festa Italiana Frederick' to be held on May 17th at Rose Hill Manor in Frederick, Maryland. The festival will feature a variety of delicious homemade Italian foods, desserts, beverages, a wine and beer garden, musical entertainment, a Spaghetti Sauce Cook-Off, kid's activities, fun contests for all ages and...

Tribeca: Film Movement Acquires Italian Thriller ‘Human Capital’

Tribeca: Film Movement Acquires Italian Thriller ‘Human Capital’

Paolo Virzi's thriller Human Capital will hit theaters in early 2015 after Film Movement acquired rights to the Italian pic that stars Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Valeria Golino, and Fabrizio Bentivoglio. It is having its North American premiere April 18 at the Tribeca Film Festival.   The movie begins at the end: a cyclist is run off the road by a careening SUV the...

Assemblyman Lentol Announces Collegiate Scholarships

Assemblyman Lentol Announces Collegiate Scholarships

Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced this week that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded June 9th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.   "The cost of attending college is increasing every year, every opportunity must be made by Brooklyn students and their working families to meet their required expenses with...

La Columbus Citizens Foundation festeggia la nomina di Bruzzese a primo presiden…

La Columbus Citizens Foundation festeggia la nomina di Bruzzese a primo presidente italiano del NYAClub

By Riccardo Chioni   È orgogliosamente calabrese il neo presidente del New York Athletic Club, il primo eletto nato in Italia, Dominic Bruzzese originario di Mammola in provincia di Reggio Calabria, la cui recente nomina è stata festeggiata giovedì alla townhouse della Columbus Citizens Foundation nella Upper East Side. Lo dice subito quando si presenta quali sono le sue origini e quanto se...

“Happy Learning”: da Lecce all’America per promuovere i processi educativi dei c…

“Happy Learning”: da Lecce all’America per promuovere i processi educativi dei cittadini

Raccontare il proprio territorio attraverso le bellezze del paesaggio e i tesori dell'architettura ma anche e soprattutto attraverso i processi educativi e di apprendimento quotidiano dei cittadini: la Puglia Center of America, l'Università del Salento ed il Comune di Lecce, sono lieti di invitarvi alla presentazione dell'iniziativa "Happy Learning". A distanza di due anni dal lancio di "United Academia" (iniziativa presentata...

Gourmet Italian American meals in center of town

Gourmet Italian American meals in center of town

With unique twists on upscale Italian/American dishes, the new restaurant Otto Strada on Park Avenue has been bustling with hungry patrons who have heard about it through word of mouth since it opened in November.   Located near several schools and parks, the corner restaurant has attracted families, moms' groups, young people, and singles out for a date. It's served them well,...

American Academy in Rome announces Rome Prize winners

American Academy in Rome announces Rome Prize winners

The American Academy in Rome is pleased to present the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition. The names were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony held at the Harmonie Club in New York City on 10 April.   Recipients of the 2014-2015 Rome Prizes are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study...

Cosmopolitalians – “Dal Sud Italia alla DreamWorks: ecco com’è cambiata la mia v…

Cosmopolitalians – “Dal Sud Italia alla DreamWorks: ecco com’è cambiata la mia vita”

Dopo una pausa di tre settimane, tornano on line le storie di 'Cosmopolitalians'.Questa settimana voliamo a Los Angeles per conoscere Marco Regina, 35enne animatore della DreamWorks, partito da Matera ed oggi arrivato ad animare cartoni come 'Shrek' e 'Kung Fu Panda'.   L'Italia – "Ho sempre avuto la passione per il disegno, ma la società in cui vivevo non mi permetteva di...

It’s Leaving 57th Street, but Rizzoli Bookstore Vows Sequel

It’s Leaving 57th Street, but Rizzoli Bookstore Vows Sequel

Lea Noring of Acworth, Ga., had a destination in mind for her first trip to New York, and it was not one of those crowded places like Times Square or the Empire State Building that the locals disdain as tourist traps.   "I always thought that when I got to New York, the first thing I'd do was go to Rizzoli," she...

Exhibit on history of italians migration to Hartford

Exhibit on history of italians migration to Hartford

The City of Hartford's Marketing, Events, & Cultural Affairs Division (MECA) in the Department of Development Services announces "To Remember & Understand" art exhibition dedicated to all the immigrants that traveled from Italy to Hartford and throughout Connecticut.   The exhibition designed to recount and share stories of the migration from Southern Italy to Hartford, through a photo and memorabilia exhibit. The...

Cosa insegna il Salone all’economia italiana

Cosa insegna il Salone all’economia italiana

«Quest'anno alle varie tribù di visitatori e buyer del Salone – europei, est europei, asiatici, americani e sudamericani - si sono aggiunti anche gli africani. Ormai siamo davvero globali...».   Claudio Luti, mister Kartell, presidente del Cosmit, l'ente fieristico che organizza da cinquant'anni il Salone del Mobile, parla orgoglioso seduto su un divanetto morbido e lindo come il cielo di Milano in...

Heritage group honors Bloomfield leader

Heritage group honors Bloomfield leader

The 38th Annual New Jersey Heritage Festival Ball recognized Dr. Emanuele "Manny" Alfano of Bloomfield as an Outstanding Ethnic Leader.   Alfano is national chairman Unico National's Anti Bias Committee and president of the Italian American One Voice Coalition.   Read more   Source: http://www.northjersey.com    

United States representative Tiberi: Mount Rushmore's Italian American chief car…

United States representative Tiberi: Mount Rushmore's Italian American chief carver from New York "should be formally recognized"

United States Representative Patrick "Pat" Tiberi (Republican - 12th Congressional District) of Ohio believes the late Luigi Del Bianco "should be formally recognized" for having served as chief carver of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.   In Carving a Niche for Himself; The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco and Mount Rushmore, author Douglas J. Gladstone's valentine to the obscure Italian American...

Documentarian Fred Kuwornu Sheds Light on Italian Citizenship Struggles for Glob…

Documentarian Fred Kuwornu Sheds Light on Italian Citizenship Struggles for Global Audiences

Fred Kuwornu is a true humanitarian documentarian, and while you wouldn't know it from his last name, an Italian national drawn to giving disenfranchised subjects a voice through his lens.   His latest triumph? "18 ius Soli," a documentary comprised of interviews with 18 Italians fighting to obtain citizenship in the country they were raised, and sometimes even born in.   Read more   Fonte: L'italo-Americano  

Making it in America: Family business spelled success for Italian Americans

Making it in America: Family business spelled success for Italian Americans

The bay area is an eclectic mix of houses and people reflecting a unique blending of styles and cultures. Perhaps that's why this area was the chosen home for my Italian grandparents, uncles and aunts who came to America during the great Migration.   The different styles and backgrounds they brought with them grace our family heritage with pride and memories. Subsequent...

Have Easter pizza with Waldwick Italian American Social Club

Have Easter pizza with Waldwick Italian American Social Club

Italian American Social Club of Waldwick members will be making, giving, serving and eating pizza chiena this Easter to beak the Lenten fast. The community is invited to come for a taste at the club's pre-Easter meeting on April 15.   New members and families are welcome to attend meetings, which are held at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month...

Formazione alle Aziende Italiane

Formazione alle Aziende Italiane

Gli Stati Uniti, alla luce del futuro accordo di libero scambio con l'Unione europea, attualmente in fase di negoziazione, si ripropongono come un mercato target privilegiato per le nostre PMI dei settori tradizionali del Made in Italy. Prepararsi a cogliere le opportunità, che questa ampia area di libero scambio dischiuderà per le nostre imprese, appare imprescindibile fin d'ora.   Read more   Fonte: ICE  

American Group Wants To Buy Cagliari And Build A New Stadium

American Group Wants To Buy Cagliari And Build A New Stadium

An American consortium are reportedly interested in buying Cagliari and their Italian representative Luca Silvestrone has met with the mayor of the city Massimo Zedda to discuss the construction of a new stadium.   The investors wants to build a new arena and a sporting center in Sant'Elia, the area where the Sardinian club currently reside.   Read more   Source: http://forzaitalianfootball.com    

A Los Angeles, omaggio a Giuseppe Verdi

A Los Angeles, omaggio a Giuseppe Verdi

A partire dal prossimo 18 aprile, l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Los Angeles ospiterà "Omaggio a Giuseppe Verdi", una mostra che racconta la storia delle performance più famose delle opere verdiane andate in scena al Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, e dei grandi attori, cantanti, scenografi, e costumisti che ne hanno tramandato il mito.   Nella mostra, accompagnata da un catalogo illustrato bilingue,...

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