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As Italy's new government promises much-needed business and legal reforms to invigorate the country's economy, experts have flagged one area in dire need of change: Italy's art and antiquities export market.

 

While the country holds a treasure trove of art dating back to the Renaissance and ...

While the world is still savoring French President François Hollande's affair with Julie Gayet, his predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, is launching a charm offensive in New York with his arresting wife, Carla Bruni.


Vocalist and guitarist Bruni ...

A conference by Professor Costantino Sigismondi on measuring time with the sun. Through the construction of meridians (lines through which the sun crosses at noon) in Italian churches, increased precision and accuracy in solar astrometry was achieved.

 

From the Italian Renaissance through ...

Gaetano and Caroline Simonelli were just children on a farm in Nazi-occupied Italy in 1943 when a fighter plane screamed across the sky and crashed within feet of their home.

 

The pilot was killed. The Simonelli family, devout Roman Catholics, buried him right there on the farm.

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ArtsNaples World Festival a ten-day festival that will take place May 1 through 10 in Naples and feature a magnificent array of performances, exhibits, films, and experiences celebrating the cultural arts of Italy - is pleased to announce that it will open with a Venetian Masquerade on Thursday, ...

Cultura italiana nel mondo in primo piano in questa nota dedicata, non ad un artista ma ad un gruppo di studiosi che convinsero il Presidente degli Stati Uniti ad inviare in Europa con le truppe americane anche esperti d'arte che aiutarono a mettere in salvo od a recuperare opere d'arte che i ...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one qualified undergraduate student, preferably in
the fields of History, Art History, Social Science, Urban Planning, Museum Studies and other relevant
areas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program.


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Pizza, pasta, Verdi, the Coliseum, runway models. We know Italy does some things incomparably well.


But travelers to the elegant boot don't just want to eat spaghetti, deal with opera and gawk at old ruins. Beyond the clichés, you'll find 10 other surprising ways in which Italy shines.

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By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino


Tutti gli studenti amano viaggiare, fare nuove esperienze, investigare e conoscere nuovi luoghi. Giovanissimi e adulti che vivono periodi fuori dei loro paesi imparano di più e si sentono connessi alla cultura e alla lingua straniera che studiano.

 

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The fine Italian wrought iron Furnishing Collections of CIANI - EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE www.EmporioSanFirenze.com have continually satisfied the need for art and commercial production, typical of the evolution of artisan workmanship from the Florentine Renaissance to today.

 

Each product ...

Join us for an evening of music and to learn more about the Rome Chamber Music Festival, which was founded by Robert McDuffie in 2003. Since its inception, the festival has played to full houses of chamber music enthusiasts from around the world and has become one of Rome's most anticipated ...

La cucina povera. Often translated as "the food of the poor," the term seems unlikely to make mouths water or inspire serious foodies to blow their vacation budget on a cooking course.

 

But in and around the city of Lecce, deep in Italy's heel, a crop of culinary schools and solo cooking ...

The web-based travel company Select Italy (http://Selectitaly.com) is presenting its recently launched Antinori Wine Roads Experience, a never-seen-before set of wine tours and vacation packages that will brings wine tourism to a whole new level.

 

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Orietta Gianjorio, olive oil sommelier, talks about production, terroir, certifications, extra virginity and the needs for biological cultivation, sustainability and minimization of environmental impact. The seminar continues with an interactive olive oil tasting (fee applies).

Seminar open to the ...

The Fiat 500L was introduced to U.S. buyers with TV commercials that featured a Paul Revere character storming the colonial countryside on horseback, excitedly hollering that the Italians were coming.

 

The ads were clever and generally well received — but don't bet on anything similar in ...

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Italy: The next multibillion-dollar art market?

Italy: The next multibillion-dollar art market?

As Italy's new government promises much-needed business and legal reforms to invigorate the country's economy, experts have flagged one area in dire need of change: Italy's art and antiquities export market.   While the country holds a treasure trove of art dating back to the Renaissance and earlier, tough regulations governing the movement of "national treasures" have stifled its market, which is...

Carla Bruni in New York to perform new album

Carla Bruni in New York to perform new album

While the world is still savoring French President François Hollande's affair with Julie Gayet, his predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, is launching a charm offensive in New York with his arresting wife, Carla Bruni. Vocalist and guitarist Bruni is performing at Town Hall on West 43rd Street on Thursday.The Italian-born former model released her fourth album, "Little French Songs," last year and is...

A conference by Prof. Costantino Sigismondi - Measuring Time with the Sun, The …

A conference by Prof. Costantino Sigismondi -  Measuring Time with the Sun, The Astronomical Use of Basilicas in Italy

A conference by Professor Costantino Sigismondi on measuring time with the sun. Through the construction of meridians (lines through which the sun crosses at noon) in Italian churches, increased precision and accuracy in solar astrometry was achieved.   From the Italian Renaissance through the 18th century the great basilicas of Italy were not only places of worship but also played an important...

Italian family witnessed crash of WWII pilot, meets his Rock Hill family 71 year…

Italian family witnessed crash of WWII pilot, meets his Rock Hill family 71 years later

Gaetano and Caroline Simonelli were just children on a farm in Nazi-occupied Italy in 1943 when a fighter plane screamed across the sky and crashed within feet of their home.   The pilot was killed. The Simonelli family, devout Roman Catholics, buried him right there on the farm. In a Rock Hill cemetery on Monday – 71 years later – an old man...

ArtsNaples World Festival to Open with Venetian Masquerade

ArtsNaples World Festival to Open with Venetian Masquerade

ArtsNaples World Festival a ten-day festival that will take place May 1 through 10 in Naples and feature a magnificent array of performances, exhibits, films, and experiences celebrating the cultural arts of Italy - is pleased to announce that it will open with a Venetian Masquerade on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. at The Club at Olde Cypress.   Guests dressed...

Alla National Gallery of Art di Washington, reportage fotografico su documenti, …

Alla National Gallery of Art di Washington, reportage fotografico su documenti, uomini e oggetti salvati da iniziativa NGA in Europa

Cultura italiana nel mondo in primo piano in questa nota dedicata, non ad un artista ma ad un gruppo di studiosi che convinsero il Presidente degli Stati Uniti ad inviare in Europa con le truppe americane anche esperti d'arte che aiutarono a mettere in salvo od a recuperare opere d'arte che i tedeschi consideravano bottino di guerra.   Un'operazione che ha interessato...

Paid Summer Internship Opportunity

Paid Summer Internship Opportunity

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one qualified undergraduate student, preferably inthe fields of History, Art History, Social Science, Urban Planning, Museum Studies and other relevantareas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. ABOUT THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES (IAMLA)Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is located in the Italian...

10 things Italy does better than anywhere else

10 things Italy does better than anywhere else

Pizza, pasta, Verdi, the Coliseum, runway models. We know Italy does some things incomparably well. But travelers to the elegant boot don't just want to eat spaghetti, deal with opera and gawk at old ruins. Beyond the clichés, you'll find 10 other surprising ways in which Italy shines.   Read more   Source: http://edition.cnn.com    

Gli insostituibili vantaggi del viaggio in Italia

Gli insostituibili vantaggi del viaggio in Italia

By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Tutti gli studenti amano viaggiare, fare nuove esperienze, investigare e conoscere nuovi luoghi. Giovanissimi e adulti che vivono periodi fuori dei loro paesi imparano di più e si sentono connessi alla cultura e alla lingua straniera che studiano.   Gli studenti liceali e universitari e gli studiosi di lingue, di storia, di arte, e di archeologia, e di architettura...

EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE: Fine Italian Wrought Iron Furnishing Collections - Now Avai…

EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE: Fine Italian Wrought Iron Furnishing Collections - Now Available Through Anne Thull Fine Art Designs

The fine Italian wrought iron Furnishing Collections of CIANI - EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE www.EmporioSanFirenze.com have continually satisfied the need for art and commercial production, typical of the evolution of artisan workmanship from the Florentine Renaissance to today.   Each product begins with hand drawings and is then fabricated by carefully pairing various materials of art glass, bronze, pewter, marble or fine fabrics with...

The Rome Chamber Music Festival

The Rome Chamber Music Festival

Join us for an evening of music and to learn more about the Rome Chamber Music Festival, which was founded by Robert McDuffie in 2003. Since its inception, the festival has played to full houses of chamber music enthusiasts from around the world and has become one of Rome's most anticipated cultural events.   June 8 -12, 2014, at the Palazzo Barberini...

Lecce sul New York Times: “In Lecce, Making Magic With Humble Ingredients”

Lecce sul New York Times: “In Lecce, Making Magic With Humble Ingredients”

La cucina povera. Often translated as "the food of the poor," the term seems unlikely to make mouths water or inspire serious foodies to blow their vacation budget on a cooking course.   But in and around the city of Lecce, deep in Italy's heel, a crop of culinary schools and solo cooking teachers is encouraging travelers to embrace this traditionally marginalized...

Select Italy Presents Its Exclusive Antinori Wine Roads Experience

Select Italy Presents Its Exclusive Antinori Wine Roads Experience

The web-based travel company Select Italy (http://Selectitaly.com) is presenting its recently launched Antinori Wine Roads Experience, a never-seen-before set of wine tours and vacation packages that will brings wine tourism to a whole new level.   Select Italy, the leading Italian travel expert in the United States, and Antinori, the renewed Italian winemaker, have partnered up to create this new concept of...

Olive Oil presentation&tasting

Olive Oil presentation&tasting

Orietta Gianjorio, olive oil sommelier, talks about production, terroir, certifications, extra virginity and the needs for biological cultivation, sustainability and minimization of environmental impact. The seminar continues with an interactive olive oil tasting (fee applies). Seminar open to the public, free of charge.Olive Oil tasting: fee applies. Please call (310) 824-7408 for info.   Info Date: Monday, May 05, 2014 Hours: 6.30 pm Venue: IIC Organized by:...

Renegade to be first Jeep sold, not built, in North America

Renegade to be first Jeep sold, not built, in North America

The Fiat 500L was introduced to U.S. buyers with TV commercials that featured a Paul Revere character storming the colonial countryside on horseback, excitedly hollering that the Italians were coming.   The ads were clever and generally well received — but don't bet on anything similar in touting Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' upcoming import to America.   Read more   Source: http://www.toledoblade.com    

‘Vendetta’ Is a Great New Take On the Mobster Genre

‘Vendetta’ Is a Great New Take On the Mobster Genre

To live in a tough neighborhood one must know the local slang and the ability to spot trouble. For not only does one have to steer clear of the neighbor toughs but also be careful not run afoul with the local mob bosses.   Author Anthony C. Tripari knows all these things and more, because in his youth he also experienced living...

Ceramics of Italy at Coverings 2014

Ceramics of Italy at Coverings 2014

In celebration of its Silver Anniversary, Coverings is headed to the entertainment capital of the world for four days of tile, stone, and glittering lights.   From April 29 - May 2, 2014, the Las Vegas Convention Center will be the ultimate meeting ground for industry experts, architects and designers, and Ceramics of Italy is pleased to be the go-to source for...

A NY sulla cresta delle bollicine di prosecco

A NY sulla cresta delle bollicine di prosecco

By Natascia Lorusso Per lui essere a New York significa vivere un sogno. Un desiderio realizzato quasi per caso che l'ha fatto ritrovare in un locale a degustare il prosecco assieme a Whoopy Goldberg. Nella Big Apple tutto è possibile! Galeotto fu un articolo sul Corriere della Sera su di un'azienda di import/export di vini, la sua passione! È come se il...

Libiamo, libiamo e l'Italia raccontiamo

Libiamo, libiamo e l'Italia raccontiamo

By Maurita Cardone Che il vino sia parte importante della cultura italiana lo sanno tutti, ma è sorprendente scoprire che attraverso la storia del nettare di Bacco si possa raccontare l'intera storia dell'Italia, dai Romani ad oggi.   È quello che fa Alessandra Rotondi, sommelier italiana d'adozione newyorchese che in due appuntamenti alla Casa Italiana NYU guida il pubblico in un percorso storico...

Venerdì Santo. Ottomila fedeli in processione a Bensonhurst

Venerdì Santo. Ottomila fedeli in processione a Bensonhurst

Pur essendo a primavera inoltrata la processione notturna del Venerdì Santo nella zona di Bensonhurst in Brooklyn era accompagnata da un leggero freddo che non ha certo raffreddato i cuori delle migliaia di italiani, che hanno rivissuto la Via Crucis con canti, preghiere, letture evangeliche accompagnate da brani religiosi da parte del complesso bandistico di 13 elementi di Luisa Acampora...

ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting

ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting

The 2014 ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter (near) Summer meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 4th in the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) from 5.30pm to 8.00 pm.   We are pleased to host four outstanding speakers: Mark Nassutti, novelist, will talk about how his Italian roots made possible to write a novel set in Trieste; Pino Cherchi,...

Bulgari: 130 anni di capolavori in mostra la Museum of Natural Science Houston

Bulgari: 130 anni di capolavori in mostra la Museum of Natural Science Houston

Bulgari e lo Houston Museum of Natural Science ospiteranno a partire dal 2 maggio Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces, un'esposizione di circa 150 pezzi unici provenienti dalla Collezione Storica Bulgari che comprende alcuni dei capolavori custoditi nella casa madre di Roma ed altri concessi in prestito da collezioni private.   Questa retrospettiva e' la prima in cui la famosa casa di gioielleria...

Medford Chief of Police Leo A. Sacco Jr. to be honored with Law Award

Medford Chief of Police Leo A. Sacco Jr. to be honored with Law Award

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, is honoring several leaders in the Italian-American community, as well as graduating high school seniors at a combined event, the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards, on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The event will also honor six outstanding public servants, including Medford Chief of Police Leo A....

Replica of ‘Pieta’ sculpture draws Easter visitors

Replica of ‘Pieta’ sculpture draws Easter visitors

The spirit of Michelangelo's "Pieta" sculpture is being felt this Easter weekend thousands of miles away from Vatican City - outside a Phoenix charity's dining hall. St. Vincent de Paul executive director Steve Zabilski said he expects more people than usual to sit before a replica of one of the Italian artist's most famous works.   Read more   Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com    

Calcio d’America, a Miami si parla messinese

Calcio d’America, a Miami si parla messinese

Il calcio americano, da tre mesi a questa parte, parla un po' più siciliano.Merito di Roberto Saccà, messinese e nuovo presidente del Miami United Soccer.Originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, centro ionico in provincia di Messina, Saccà ha lasciato la Sicilia nel 2001. Prima della Florida e del successo in campo immobiliare, l'attuale presidente dell'unica formazione di calcio di Miami ha...

Monongahela to host Italians through sister city partnership

Monongahela to host Italians through sister city partnership

The men living in a small town in the northern mountains of Italy were quickly losing their jobs by 1880 in water-powered trades that were becoming obsolete due to the Industrial Revolution.   The opportunities in the United States seemed endless then, and they drew many residents of Ono San Pietro to this country during the great Italian immigration period of the...

Italy Preparing to Take on the Presidency of the Council of the EU: What is at S…

Italy Preparing to Take on the Presidency of the Council of the EU: What is at Stake

By Natalia Quintavalle Good evening everybody,It is a pleasure to address the audience of Seton Hall University which is quite different from my usual environment and I would like to thank the Dean of Seton Hall's school of diplomacy, my friend Prof. Andrea Bartoli and the Director of the Alberto Institute, Prof. Gabriella Romani, for offering me this opportunity. I am here...

Sadabike: la prima bici senza raggi che entra in uno zaino è Made in Italy

Sadabike: la prima bici senza raggi che entra in uno zaino è Made in Italy

"Less is more", l'idea che la semplicità e la chiarezza portino a un buon design deve aver guidato gli studi e le ricerche di Gianluca Sada, ingegnere italiano, di Battipaglia, laureato in Ingegneria dell'Autoveicolo al Politecnico di Torino con una tesi su una bicicletta futurista portata all'essenziale: le ruote prive di raggi, il minimo ingombro in chiusura, il sistema di...

Exhibit, film open Wednesday at FSU

Exhibit, film open Wednesday at FSU

"An Italian-American Family," a film and exhibit of mixed-media artwork inspired and informed by the Benedettos of Noroton Heights, Darien, Conn., will be presented at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Presidents' Hall in the Mazzaferro Center, 291 Highland Ave. Admission is free.   The exhibition was created using Fitchburg State Professor Helen Obermeyer-Simmons' husband's family history, photos and documents as source material. The project was...

Vision of Home

Vision of Home

The ruins of the ancient Greek city of Morgantina sit high on a hill in eastern Sicily. There are cherry trees, wildflowers and total stillness, save for the sound of bird song. The area has long been sacred to Persephone; legend has it that Hades pulled that goddess into the underworld by a nearby lake.   It was here at Morgantina, just...

Local business community to host Italian firms

Local business community to host Italian firms

Toledo, known for auto manufacturing and glass production, may be on its way to earning a reputation as an international city.   Next month the city will play host to a two-day gathering of 20 businesses and officials from Italy seeking business and investment opportunities in northwest Ohio.   Read more   Source: http://www.toledoblade.com    

Un matematico italiano designato Presidente della Chapman University

Un matematico italiano designato Presidente della Chapman University

Il prof. Daniele Struppa, attuale Chancellor della Chapman University presso la quale e' stato chiamato nel 2006, e' stato nominato dal Board of Trustees dell'Universita' "Presidente designato" e successore dell'attuale Presidente Jim Doti, Ph.D, quando questi andra' in pensione. Laureatosi in matematica all'Universita' di Milano, e conseguito il Ph.D presso l'Universita' del Maryland College Park, il prof. Struppa ha insegnato all'Universita'...

Anna Foultz: St. Joseph festival was rollicking fun

Anna Foultz: St. Joseph festival was rollicking fun

The Sons of Italy held their biggest and best St. Joseph's Day Festival at St. Andrew's Hall in Ocean City on March 22. People arrived in buses and cars from all parts of Maryland, from Washington, D.C., and from other areas.   When I arrived at the hall around 12:30 p.m., I could not believe my eyes. Everything was so well organized...

Dr. Luciano L'Abate Advances Groundbreaking Theories about Mental Health Care in…

Dr. Luciano L'Abate Advances Groundbreaking Theories about Mental Health Care in His 59th, 60th Books

In these latest books, Dr. L'Abate further advances his theory of using distance, remote writing on the Internet for preventive, promotional, para-therapeutic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative purposes.   Dr. L'Abate believes that this approach can match most psychiatric disorders derived from common psychological tests and link interventions with matching evaluations in ways that cannot be achieved verbally from face-to-face meetings.   Read more   Source: http://www.prweb.com    

Italian Belinelli fits naturally with Spurs international cast

Italian Belinelli fits naturally with Spurs international cast

Marco Belinelli was not among the prominent NBA free agents last summer. Four teams had employed him in six seasons, and he was always something of a peripheral figure. When he signed a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs in July, it attracted little attention. Tom Thibodeau knew better.   The Bulls coach saw first-hand what Belinelli could contribute during his one...

Italian Government Scholarships Call for applications - Academic Year 2014/201…

Italian Government Scholarships  Call for applications  - Academic Year 2014/2015

Introduction The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italiancitizens resident abroad (IRE). The list of the countries whose citizens and IRE may apply can be seenon the Ministry of Foreign Affairs webpagehttp://www.esteri.it/MAE/EN/Ministero/Servizi/Stranieri/Opportunita/BorseStudio_stranieri.htm?LANG=EN    Scholarships can be awarded only for study/ research projects at institutions within the Italian publiceducation and research system (state universities and research centres...

Vittorini Prize Ceremony

Vittorini Prize Ceremony

Join us for the yearly Vittorini Prize Ceremony to celebrate undergraduate excellence in the study of Italian language an culture, at Penn and beyond.   This year's winners are, Elementary - Johan Zambrano Intermediate - Dylan Manfredi 200 - Celeste Courtenay 300 - Nikole Sanchez   Winners of the Undergraduate Excellence Competition open to other universities will also be recognized, as will the many people who contribute to...

Trattoria 'A Vucchella opens in Bridgeport

Trattoria 'A Vucchella opens in Bridgeport

Bijou Square can now add authentic Italian cuisine to its menu. Trattoria 'A Vucchella, an Italian restaurant featuring the simple and authentic dishes of a trattoria, opened its doors on Fairfield Avenue at the beginning of this month.   Owned by cousins Jennifer Galletti and Thomas Bepko, both of the Bridgeport area, and Pasquale De Martino, of Sorrento, Italy, Trattoria 'A Vucchella features...

Dopo New York ora anche Los Angeles L'olio di Vetralla ha conquistato gli Usa

Dopo New York ora anche Los Angeles L'olio di Vetralla ha conquistato gli Usa

Dopo New York, Los Angeles. Già riconosciuto il migliore al mondo nella categoria "Biologico delicato", l'olio Tamìa di Vetralla mette in bacheca un nuovo risultato.   L'azienda agricola Sergio Delle Monache l'ha annunciato su Facebook: «Dopo il prestigioso "Best in class" ottenuto a New York, abbiamo ricevuto altri due riconoscimenti al "Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition"». Ovvero, una gold medal con il...

Exclusive Italian Concert in LA, June 5

Exclusive Italian Concert in LA, June 5

Gabriele Ciampi Production in Cooperation with Itialian Institute of Culture Presents "The Minimalist Evolution in Los Angeles with Centorchestra"Special Performance Features Classically Trained Maestro Celebrates New Album by Conducting Program of Meditative Pieces, Composed Arranged and Performed With CentOrchestra 18 piece Orchestra, 3 soloists from Rome from Santa Cecilia Academy of Music   ONE PERFORMANCE: Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Italian Cultural Institute,...

Foodie Friday: Bari’s Italian Restaurant, A Flower Mound Institution

Foodie Friday: Bari’s Italian Restaurant, A Flower Mound Institution

Kari and I both have loved going to Bari's for great Italian food for years. It's a local staple in Kari's life and she even has a sister who will drive an hour from Mansfield just for their delicious rolls.   But we realize that perhaps not everyone is as familiar with Bari's as we are! So, this week we decided to...

Retrospettiva al MoMa per Bellocchio

Retrospettiva al MoMa per Bellocchio

"Parlo da non credente, ma penso che Bergoglio sia un Papa coraggioso anche se è chiaro che ci sono dei limiti che non può superare": dice Marco Bellocchio che il MoMa di New York celebra con una retrospettiva nel corso della quale verranno proiettati 18 dei suoi più celebri film, da 'I pugni in tasca' al 'Regista di matrimoni', da...

Pianist Maurizio Pollini to Open Boston Celebrity Series 2014-15

Pianist Maurizio Pollini to Open Boston Celebrity Series 2014-15

When: October 5, 2014Where: Boston Symphony Hall — 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115 The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital.   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

Elizabeth's Torna A Sorrento Ristorante: No gimmicks, just authentic Jersey

Elizabeth's Torna A Sorrento Ristorante: No gimmicks, just authentic Jersey

Torna A Sorrento is a sturdy, no-nonsense brick structure on a corner lot. It's easy to miss as you drive by, and it doesn't bother offering a website of customer testimonials, or a Twitter feed for selfies.   The walls of the tiny foyer are decorated with a haphazard, childlike collage of glossed and polished seashells, and the hostess station is enhanced...

La Nutella compie 50 anni. Storia di un successo senza frontiere

La Nutella compie 50 anni. Storia di un successo senza frontiere

By Alessandro Marzo Magno È il 20 aprile 1964 quando accade un fatto destinato a segnare la storia dell'industria alimentare e, in definitiva, pure quella del made in Italy.   Quel giorno di cinquant'anni fa esce dalle linee della Ferrero, ad Alba, il primo barattolo di Nutella. Da quel momento le merende per i bambini non sarebbero state mai più le stesse.   Read more   Source: http://food24.ilsole24ore.com    

Alameda a la carte: C’era Una Volta turns 10

Alameda a la carte: C’era Una Volta turns 10

By Denise Shelton   Once upon a time – in 2004 – three friends decided to open a restaurant in Alameda. Since they were all Italian (two natives and an Italian-American), they figured it would be a good idea to feature Italian food and wine. They named their restaurant C'era Una Volta, which incidentally is Italian for "once upon a time."   Eventually, one...

Little Italy pans new airport rules

Little Italy pans new airport rules

By David Garrick   Property owners and civic leaders in Little Italy say growth in their blossoming community will be stifled by stricter development restrictions approved this month by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.   The restrictions, which the airport authority updated for the first time in 22 years on April 3, aim to boost safety in neighborhoods underneath the Lindbergh Field...

Sedotti dal cioccolato Grando: puro italiano

Sedotti dal cioccolato Grando: puro italiano

di Silvia Simonetti   Nancy Grando è una persona dolcissima e un'autentica cioccolataia. Grazie all'attività del padre e del suo futuro marito, Stefano Grando, originario di Bassano del Grappa in Veneto, nel settore dell'alta gioielleria artigianale, Nancy è sempre stata circondata da cose belle.   Allo stesso tempo, attorno a lei ci sono sempre state anche cose buone, poiché sua nonna si occupava di catering,...

Otis Alumni Win Prestigious Rome Prize to Map the Ecology of the Roman Streetsca…

Otis Alumni Win Prestigious Rome Prize to Map the Ecology of the Roman Streetscape

Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, both graduates of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, have won the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Each year, through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to approximately thirty individuals who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities.   Prize recipients are invited to...

Buon compleanno Marcella Hazan! New York festeggia con la pasta alla Busara

Buon compleanno Marcella Hazan! New York festeggia con la pasta alla Busara

di Chiara Zaccherotti   Una borsa di studio rivolta a chef e cuochi americani per vivere da vicino l'esperienza culinaria italiana. L'idea è dell'International Culinary Center, che così ha deciso di commemorare Marcella Hazan, la celebre cuoca italiana scomparsa lo scorso autunno, che da Cesenatico ha portato il cibo Made in Italy sulle tavole degli americani.   Proprio lo scorso 15 aprile, infatti, la...

SJAWE to present “A Touch of Italy” spring concert

SJAWE to present “A Touch of Italy” spring concert

The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble will present its 18th anniversary spring concert, "A Touch of Italy," 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Galloway Township.   The concert will take the audience on a musical journey through Italy with such well known and loved pieces as, "The Barber of Seville Overture,"...

Andrea Sanseverino Galan Named Vice President of Development of Manhattan School…

Andrea Sanseverino Galan Named Vice President of Development of Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music has named Andrea T. Sanseverino Galan, Vice President for Development.   Ms. Galan assumed this position on April 1st. James Gandre, MSM president said, "Ms. Galan brings to Manhattan School of Music great skills, experience, and energy along with her personal alignment with our mission and who we are as a community."   Read more   Source: http://www.broadwayworld.com/    

A Philadelphia la raccolta fondi di Filitalia per il “Museo della storia dell`im…

A Philadelphia la raccolta fondi di Filitalia per il “Museo della storia dell`immigrazione italiana”

Si è svolto lo scorso 10 aprile a Philadelphia il primo fundraising di Filitalia International and Foundation per raccogliere fondi per il "Museo della Storia dell'Immigrazione Italiana". L'evento ha avuto luogo al prestigioso Pyramid Club, dove i circa 200 invitati intervenuti si sono trovati di fronte ad una veduta spettacolare della città dell'amore fraterno.   Ha aperto la serata la signora Paula...

Maurizio Seracini, ‘Master of Old Master Paintings,’ to speak at event in Rancho…

Maurizio Seracini, ‘Master of Old Master Paintings,’ to speak at event in Rancho Santa Fe

Is it possible to find Leonardo Da Vinci's most priceless and highly praised work of art, lost for centuries? And, in that quest, as he looks behind other artist's masterpieces for the missing Da Vinci, will Maurizio Seracini find new perspectives on these artists and the masterpieces they created? These were the questions posed to Seracini more than 30 years ago...

Pioneer Square's Tinello Is Now Called Radici

Pioneer Square's Tinello Is Now Called Radici

by Sara Billups   Southern Italian eatery Tinello has a new name. After receiving a cease and desist order from a restaurant named Il Tinello in New York, the ten-month-old spot is now called Radici. That's the Italian word for "roots." As Eater reported earlier this year, owner Rudy LaValle turned to Kickstarter to help pay for the Pioneer Square restaurant's rebranding efforts....

Avviso di assunzione di impiegato a contratto

Avviso di assunzione di impiegato a contratto

Si comunica che si terra' un concorso per l'assunzione di un impiegato a contratto da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore della traduzione e interpretariato presso il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Miami.   Per maggiori informazioni si prega di cliccare qui.   Fonte: http://www.consdetroit.esteri.it  

Giada Returns to Pittsburgh

Giada Returns to Pittsburgh

By Nicky D Cooks On Sunday, April 27, Giada Valenti will be back in Pittsburgh for her new show, From Venice With Love. Giada is preforming again at the Cabaret at Theatre Square in Downtown. The Venice born, international singer and songwriter will be performing on stage with her band. The show is described as "being taken on a romantic journey with...

Italian Genealogy topic of Tuesday program in Bernards Township

Italian Genealogy topic of Tuesday program in Bernards Township

"Italian Genealogy: From the Basics to Busting the Inevitable Brick Walls" will be topic of the next Family History Interest Group (FHIG) meeting, which will be held from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Bernards Township Library, 32 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge. Genealogist Anthony Festa will discuss how best to begin an Italian heritage search, covering...

Sparisce l’eredità della zia d’America

Sparisce l’eredità della zia d’America

Anche l'Ambasciata Usa in Italia si sta occupando del giallo dell'eredità che tra rivalutazioni ed interessi si aggira oggi tra i 180 ed i 250 mila dollari statunitensi. Una bella somma di una zia emigrata in America - e morta nel 1995 a Corinaldo dove era tornata - che però i parenti corinaldesi non sono ancora riusciti ad intascare.   Nonostante anni...

A Tribute to Lawrence DiStasi

A Tribute to Lawrence DiStasi

THURSDAY, MAY 22 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.A significant Bay Area Italian American author, whose books include Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacution and Internment During WWII, The Big Book of Italian American Culture, Esty: A Novel/Memoir and Mal Occhio: The Underside of Vision.   DiStasi will be interviewed on the cultural, historical and personal backgrounds of his works...

Fiat to expand electric car sales into Oregon

Fiat to expand electric car sales into Oregon

By Stephen Edelstein   Depending on where you live, there may be certain electric cars that aren't available at your local dealer. For buyers outside California, that's been the case with the Fiat 500e--but it will soon become available in a second state.   Speaking to WardsAuto at the 2014 New York Auto Show, Fiat's U.S. chief Jason Stoicevich said the 500e plug-in car will...

Verdi, la patria e le trasformazioni di un'epoca

Verdi, la patria e le trasformazioni di un'epoca

di Fabiana Yvonne Lugli   Nell'ottobre 2013 si son festeggiati i 200 anni dalla nascita di Giuseppe Verdi e le celebrazioni e gli onori resi al grande Maestro a livello mondiale confermano l'indiscusso successo che, ad oggi, ancora le sue opere e la sua immagine riscuotono in tutto il mondo. Tanti gli eventi e le celebrazioni a New York. E non solo...

The Myth of the Great War: An International Conference

The Myth of the Great War: An International Conference

An international interdisciplinary conference on "The Myth of the Great War - World War I: Myth and Reality" will be hosted in Philadelphia by the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, April 24-25, 2014, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I.   The conference is organized by Fabio Finotti, Christine Poggi, Jonathan Steinberg, Cristina Benussi, and Luca...

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