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Much like the Italian Renaissance itself, Lafayette’s Italian Studies program is experiencing a rebirth. The interdisciplinary program, which has existed at the college for more than six years, is being expanded by Professor Anthony Cummings, professor of music and the coordinator for Italian Studies. The Italian Studies minor, which currently cons...

Basin Street Records has added more megawatt talent to its roster with the signing of Lena Prima. Louis Prima’s daughter will release a new album, Prima La Famiglia, via the label in January 2019. According to a press release, “The heart of the album is in the title: Family. A proud Italian-American and longtime advocate of the Italian-American com...

Coinciding with the opening of its new office in the United States and the launch of its latest, state-of-the-art 39 foot model line, the Italia 11.98, Italia Yachts U.S.A., where speed and comfort are built into every yacht, has revamped its web site, www.italiayachtsusa.com. Visitors to www.italiayachtsusa.com will now find more extensive informa...

A new The Sopranos’ prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, will help fill in the gaps about certain narrative details from the TV show, with new character details surfacing. It’s been 11 years since HBO aired the polarizing final episode, leaving viewers wondering about the fate of the central family while sparking discussions about the series' l...

In this fourth episode of the Italian American Power Hour, John, Pat, Stephanie and Rossella, discuss the many familiar brands and Italian American products that are intrinsically and uniquely associated with the Italian American experience.   We discuss the roles they played in forming our community’s sense of identity, how their development refle...

Robert Pioli broke his silence on the horrors of war and imprisonment in Moosberg the day he was notified that his lost dog tags from World War II were found. “There are guys that say they won’t talk about it and that talking about it brings back memories, but you never forget the feeling of a bullet flying this close past your head,” described Pio...

I have been frantically racing against time for the last 6 years. After the neighborhood in which I live in Brooklyn started seeing a major uptick in the pace of shifting demographics, I set out to determine if a similar dissipation was happening to Italian neighborhoods in other parts of the United States. After traveling across the continent, it...

Growing up in a strict Italian-American family was never dull though quite predictable.  My father, who was most certainly the head of the clan, had few rules that were explained with fanfare but my sister, Kathy and I clearly understood what was expected of us by the way he led by example.  Of all the things Dad imparted to us, I would say the imp...

Continua il buon momento di Alfa Romeo negli Stati Uniti. La casa automobilistica del Biscione ha visto aumentare le sue immatricolazioni anche nel mese di settembre che si è da poco concluso. A differenza di quanto avvenuto in Italia dove le immatricolazioni il mese scorso hanno subito un vero e proprio crollo, negli USA le cose per il Biscione co...

Lady Gaga did not so much arrive at the Venice Film Festival this August as she floated into it, a platinum Aphrodite borne on the waves, black stilettos skimming the sea foam. Which is to say, she took a water taxi. An image of her zooming across the canal — perched precariously on the side of the lacquered motorboat in a little black dress, her l...

Nella sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington è stato firmato, nell'ambito dell'evento "Italy-Us Space Cooperation on Suborbital Flights", un importante accordo tra Virgin Orbit, Virgin GALACTIC e Gruppo ANGEL. "Siamo nell'ambasciata italiana di Washington – ha detto il presidente Emiliano - abbiamo appena firmato un accordo importantissimo che...

Deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli, assieme al Collega Giorgio Mulè (Portavoce Unico dei Gruppi Senato e Camera di Forza Italia), ha depositato in Commissione di Vigilanza Rai un quesito al Direttore generale dell’Azienda radiotelevisiva pubblica italiana per chiedere “quali provvedimenti” si intendono adottare...