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Across the south of Italy, unfinished foundations and concrete frames rise from a landscape of rolling hills and thick canopies of trees. Many look as though their building crews and cranes stepped off site only yesterday; others as though they were abandoned decades ago.

 

These ...

While Lauren Turano of Cedar Grove may or may not continue playing tennis and golf when she arrives at Villanova University next month, one thing is for sure, she will long be remembered as one of the best athletes in the recent history of Mount Saint Dominic Academy.

 

In just her junior ...

Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon into the evening to kick off day two of St. Ann's Italian Festival, which has been apart of the Mile Square City now for 106 years.

 

While city police blocked off the area near 7th and Jefferson streets at St. Ann's Square, the smell of ...

It's fair to say that every period which has celebrated the literature of antiquity has held epic Roman poet Virgil in extremely high regard, and that was never more the case than during the early Christian and medieval eras. Born in 70 B.C.—writes Clyde Pharr in the introduction to his scholarly ...

The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest 2016 will introduce the winners of its Man and Woman of the Year awards at the Fest ceremony at 5 p.m. on Friday inside the Roma tent on the west side of the event in downtown Youngstown.

 

Man of the Year is Ralph Sinistro. He was born Jan. 2, 1932, in ...

Martedì 26 luglio, alle ore 11,.00 nella Sala Giunta di Palazzo Belgrado, sede della Provincia di Udine, si terrà la conferenza stampa di presentazione della XIII Convention e Incontro annuale dei Friulani nel mondo che quest'anno si svolgerà a San Daniele, Ragogna e Majano.


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What: Pietro Mascagni's "Iris," conducted by Leon Botstein with the American Symphony Orchestra

When: 7:30 p.m., July 22, July 29; 2 p.m., July 24, July 27, July 31

Where: Sosnoff Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College, Annandale

Tickets: Start at $25

 

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What: "Tosca," presented by Union Avenue Opera

When: 8 p.m. Friday, July 29; Saturday, July 30; Friday, Aug. 5; Saturday, Aug. 6

Where: Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd., in the Visitation Park neighborhood of St. Louis' Central West End

 

Info: "Tosca" will be presented in its ...

NOIAW member and Maestro D'Arte Francesco Santoro's Renaissance art classes and lectures are in full swing for the third Summer in New York City!


This year's art class in Greenwich Village has an excellent group of students – some returning and some new. The returning students have shown their ...

This year www.Dronestagr.am, the first social network dedicated to aerial photography, set out to find the best aerial photographs out there. The competition received 6000 entries, which illustrated the vast diversity of the genre, but one image of Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi (above) jumped ...

During the annual Italian-American Festival that fills downtown Southington with the scent of sausage and peppers and pasta fagioli, festival-goers take a break from visiting food and craft vendors on Sunday morning when an outdoor crowd gathers at the festival's main stage, for a full Catholic ...

By Ted Scheffler


One of the most exciting new restaurants to hit town in a while has opened in the space that was previously home to Forage. It's called Veneto Ristorante Italiano (370 E. 900 South, 801-359-0708,VenetoSLC.com)—named for the northern Italy region that owner Marco Stevanoni hails ...

Nel mondo, è presente in 191 Paesi. Sulla sua piattaforma, Airbnb ospita oggi 2 milioni di annunci, in 34 mila città nel mondo. Eppure sarà per la bellezza, sarà per la cultura, ma l'Italia è ormai diventata uno dei core business dell'ex startup che vorrebbe trasformarci tutti in albergatori.

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Eskenazi Museum of Art will showcase Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo's master drawings from the Anthony J. Moravec Collection from October 1.

 

12 New Testament drawings by Domenico Tiepolo, from among the now scattered 320 drawings, will be on display. Tiepolo's drawings are regarded as ...

The "Made in Italy" will land on Jupiter. Leonardo-Finmeccanica, the Italian enterprise involved in the defense, aerospace and security fields, has been charged with designing of the biggest solar panel ever built for space explorations. It will join the mission "Juice", an acronym for Jupiter icy ...

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Feast of San Vito Martire

San VitoJune 15th is the Feast day of San Vito (St. Vitus), one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Widely venerated across Southern Italy, he is the patron saint of Mazara del Vallo, Ciminna, Forio, San Vito sullo Ionio, Regalbuto and Torella die Lombardi, among others.

 

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Abandoned architecture: Exploring Italy's deserted building sites

Abandoned architecture: Exploring Italy's deserted building sites

Across the south of Italy, unfinished foundations and concrete frames rise from a landscape of rolling hills and thick canopies of trees. Many look as though their building crews and cranes stepped off site only yesterday; others as though they were abandoned decades ago.   These "interrupted" remains are the focus of French photographer Amélie Labourdette's series "Empire of Dust." For the...

Turano leaves the Mount on top

Turano leaves the Mount on top

While Lauren Turano of Cedar Grove may or may not continue playing tennis and golf when she arrives at Villanova University next month, one thing is for sure, she will long be remembered as one of the best athletes in the recent history of Mount Saint Dominic Academy.   In just her junior and senior seasons, Turano helped the golf team win...

St. Ann kicks off 106th Italian Festival in Hoboken

St. Ann kicks off 106th Italian Festival in Hoboken

Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon into the evening to kick off day two of St. Ann's Italian Festival, which has been apart of the Mile Square City now for 106 years.   While city police blocked off the area near 7th and Jefferson streets at St. Ann's Square, the smell of bratwursts filled the air and children rode carnivals and played...

1,600-Year-Old Illuminated Manuscript of the Aeneid Digitized & Put Online b…

1,600-Year-Old Illuminated Manuscript of the Aeneid Digitized & Put Online by The Vatican

It's fair to say that every period which has celebrated the literature of antiquity has held epic Roman poet Virgil in extremely high regard, and that was never more the case than during the early Christian and medieval eras. Born in 70 B.C.—writes Clyde Pharr in the introduction to his scholarly Latin text—"Vergil was ardently admired even in his own...

Italian Fest announces Man and Woman of the Year

Italian Fest announces Man and Woman of the Year

The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest 2016 will introduce the winners of its Man and Woman of the Year awards at the Fest ceremony at 5 p.m. on Friday inside the Roma tent on the west side of the event in downtown Youngstown.   Man of the Year is Ralph Sinistro. He was born Jan. 2, 1932, in Youngstown and is the only...

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Il 30 e 31 luglio la Convention e l’Incontro annuale dei Friulani nel mondo

Martedì 26 luglio, alle ore 11,.00 nella Sala Giunta di Palazzo Belgrado, sede della Provincia di Udine, si terrà la conferenza stampa di presentazione della XIII Convention e Incontro annuale dei Friulani nel mondo che quest'anno si svolgerà a San Daniele, Ragogna e Majano. Alla conferenza stampa parteciperanno il presidente dell'Ente Friuli nel Mondo, Adriano Luci, il presidente della Provincia di...

‘Iris’ weaves mythic tale of innocence, venality

‘Iris’ weaves mythic tale of innocence, venality

What: Pietro Mascagni's "Iris," conducted by Leon Botstein with the American Symphony Orchestra When: 7:30 p.m., July 22, July 29; 2 p.m., July 24, July 27, July 31 Where: Sosnoff Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College, Annandale Tickets: Start at $25   Information: Visit http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/event.php?eid=130401  Also: "Opera Talk," noon, July 24, free; SummerScape Night-Out Packages available: include tickets to evening opera,...

‘Tosca’ takes the stage at Union Avenue Opera

‘Tosca’ takes the stage at Union Avenue Opera

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Maestro D’Arte Francesco Santoro’s Renaissance art classes and lectures are in f…

Maestro D’Arte Francesco Santoro’s Renaissance art classes and lectures are in full swing!

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Dronestagram’s International Drone Photography Contest winners announced

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This year www.Dronestagr.am, the first social network dedicated to aerial photography, set out to find the best aerial photographs out there. The competition received 6000 entries, which illustrated the vast diversity of the genre, but one image of Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi (above) jumped out.   The competition was broken down into categories that included Travel, Sports adventure and Nature...

DellaVecchias will be honored with mass at Italian Festival

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During the annual Italian-American Festival that fills downtown Southington with the scent of sausage and peppers and pasta fagioli, festival-goers take a break from visiting food and craft vendors on Sunday morning when an outdoor crowd gathers at the festival's main stage, for a full Catholic mass. This year's mass will be held in memory of Arthur and Helen DellaVecchia, long-time...

Vivere Veneto & 15th & 15th Tavern

Vivere Veneto & 15th & 15th Tavern

By Ted Scheffler One of the most exciting new restaurants to hit town in a while has opened in the space that was previously home to Forage. It's called Veneto Ristorante Italiano (370 E. 900 South, 801-359-0708,VenetoSLC.com)—named for the northern Italy region that owner Marco Stevanoni hails from.   Stevanoni and his wife Amy are committed to serving authentic fare representative of the...

I turisti scelgono la Toscana e Airbnb porta 3,4 miliardi al Belpaese

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Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo at Indiana University’s Eskenazi Museum

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Juice, the mission to Jupiter with Italian solar panel

Juice, the mission to Jupiter with Italian solar panel

The "Made in Italy" will land on Jupiter. Leonardo-Finmeccanica, the Italian enterprise involved in the defense, aerospace and security fields, has been charged with designing of the biggest solar panel ever built for space explorations. It will join the mission "Juice", an acronym for Jupiter icy moon explorer, which will fly to the biggest planet in our solar system, more...

By the Sea Where the Sirens Called, an Italian Town Beckons Tourists With Art

By the Sea Where the Sirens Called, an Italian Town Beckons Tourists With Art

When tourists think of the Amalfi Coast, the stunning seaside towns of Positano and Amalfi usually come to mind. But Praiano, a small community hugging the cliffside between its famous neighbors, hopes to change that.   Praiano, a town of about 2,000 people, is not blessed with an alluring wide beachfront or an elegant seaside piazza where tourists can gather for a...

Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio Visits San Francisco & Knights a Comme…

Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio Visits San Francisco & Knights a Commendatore

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Exclusive Interview To Michael Bacarella, Author Of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: T…

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Friends of the North End Hold Bocce Banquet

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Roma Lodge's Italian Fest

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Frank De Santis

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Jimmy Palmiotti: Italian of the Week

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Three Italian Reds for Changing Times

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87th Annual Feast of St. Rocco

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Countryside, good wines and typical food boost summer holidays in Italy

Countryside, good wines and typical food boost summer holidays in Italy

by Annamaria Capparelli   Italy is the superstar among the tourist destinations for the summer 2016. The terrorism emergency and the serious attacks in these last days have profoundly changed the flows that are moving away from the traditionally most popular areas of Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt but also the French coast towards Italy, which is considered safer. A choice by the...

82-year-old social club loses battle with time

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Marty Tomarelli still remembers the good times at the Dante Literary Society — the 12-team bowling league, the summer clambakes and dressing as a mummy at the club's annual Halloween party. "We all had a hell of a time," the 87-year-old said.   The 82-year-old Scranton club is coming to an end in September. The members of the organization, now called the Dante...

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Dal sisma dell’Aquila agli Usa

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World’s best chef to open a restaurant in the Bronx

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L'italo-americano Gabriele Cerrone compra i «geni» dei centenari sardi

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Gwinnett County residents who want to eat a pizza that tastes like the pies found in Napoli will soon be able to find it without having to leave the county.   The Mall of Georgia announced on Monday that North Carolina-based Aliño Pizzeria will open a 6,209-square-foot location at the mall next month. The restaurant, which touts itself as a "true Napoletana...

Tripadvisor, the top ten italian beaches in 2016

Tripadvisor, the top ten italian beaches in 2016

Tripadvisor has compiled the new ranking of the top ten Italian beaches based on votes and comments of millions of users, collected during 2015. In the "Traveller's Choice 2016" the beautiful 'beach of Rabbits', in Lampedusa, is no longer in the first place and slips in the fourth position. Cala Mariolu Baunei is the winner. Sardinia is still the undisputed...

In praise of the Mediterranean Diet

In praise of the Mediterranean Diet

What is the Mediterranean Diet? A couple of months ago, the New York Times tried to answer this question, emphasizing that "for decades, health authorities have argued that the diet of people living in Mediterranean countries, with its emphasis on olive oil, nuts and fresh produce, is a driving force behind the region's historically low rates of heart disease".   However, relaunching...

Bryan Voltaggio is opening Aggio in Loudoun County

Bryan Voltaggio is opening Aggio in Loudoun County

Fans of Bryan Voltaggio's Aggio were disappointed when the chef closed the quasi-pop-up inside of Range last year, leaving behind the Italian concept's second location in Baltimore.   Now Voltaggio and business partner Hilda Staples have decided to bring the restaurant back for a Washington-area audience. On Aug. 10, it will open at the One Loudoun development and take the place of...

Domenica Marchetti on preserving Italian food and family traditions

Domenica Marchetti on preserving Italian food and family traditions

In this episode, we interview Domenica Marchetti on one of the oldest Italian traditions, preserving food. Many Italians and early Italian Americans needed to preserve food to survive, and in this episode Domenica discusses both the importance of preserving food and flavors and the mechanics of how to do it the right way.   Our Italian-American Story Segment features a conversation between...

Rita's Italian Ice Expands with New Locations Across Florida

Rita's Italian Ice Expands with New Locations Across Florida

Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard has announced a new 50 store development agreement to expand the fast growing frozen treat brand into North and South Florida. Sunshine State Ice Empire, LLC, partners Matt Rasmussen and Harry and Helen Dong will be working to establish 50 new Rita's locations in sunny Florida. Sunshine State Ice Empire signed the agreement at...

Coffee & Doughnuts with Little Italy's 'Star Trek' priest

Coffee & Doughnuts with Little Italy's 'Star Trek' priest

By Paul McMullen   The Catholic Review recently spoke with Pallottine Father Bernard P. Carman, pastor of St. Leo the Great in Little Italy and Star Trek fan.   CR: What and where are your Catholic roots? FATHER CARMAN: Dad's family (Italian and Irish) always was Catholic. Mom's (English, Finnish, German, Blackfoot Native American) was Baptist, but then Grandmom Berglund, the "matriarch," had a fight...

The Italian game of “Bocce” is becoming more popular in Western Massachusetts

The Italian game of “Bocce” is becoming more popular in Western Massachusetts

Italian-Americans who made Springfield their home many years ago brought the game of bocce to Western Massachusetts. Bocce is now more popular than ever thanks in no small part to bocce enthusiast Rico Daniele. The south end food store owner champions the game. He's been largely responsible for its continued growth here in the Pioneer Valley.   Daniele explained to 22News, "I wrote the...

Olive Branch brings Mediterranean-Italian fine dining to Mount Dora

Olive Branch brings Mediterranean-Italian fine dining to Mount Dora

The Olive Branch Grille and Bar is one of the newest additions to the fine dining choices in downtown Mount Dora, offering authentic Mediterranean-Italian dishes under the leadership of Executive Chef Jerry Vejseli. Since its grand opening on New Year's Eve, the restaurant has become an attraction for lunch and dinner.   "My wife, Karen, and I were looking for the perfect...

La Sicilia oltre l'Italia, le comunità nel mondo A difesa della cultura dall'Arg…

La Sicilia oltre l'Italia, le comunità nel mondo A difesa della cultura dall'Argentina al Texas

Sicilitudine. Così Leonardo Sciascia definiva il senso di attaccamento che i siciliani vivono con la propria terra. L'evoluzione di una storia segnata dalla contaminazione con culture molto diverse ha reso la Sicilia una delle regioni italiane più definite sotto il profilo culturale. Ma cosa vuol dire essere siciliano per chi, nel tempo, dall'Isola è dovuto emigrare?   Attualmente, nei paesi di emigrazione...

Saint Leo restaurant on Oxford Square is a hot spot

Saint Leo restaurant on Oxford Square is a hot spot

By Allen Brewer   After several years of planning, Emily Blount has finally opened her fist restaurant, Saint Leo, in the heart of Oxford. The old fashion wood-fire oven pizza restaurant, located on the east side of the Square, offers a newer, fresher taste for local pizza lovers.   Opening on June 30, Saint Leo offers Oxonians a little slice of Rome in Mississippi. Blount...

Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival Celebrates Joe Ripoly

Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival Celebrates Joe Ripoly

The 34th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival kicked off Wednesday by celebrating the memory of 2016 "Italian-American of the Year" Joe Ripoly, who was present in spirit. Ripoly passed away May 14 — just days after learning he was to be this year's festival honoree.   The festival committee each year recognizes its Italian-American of the Year as the guest of...

Umbria and Jazz. Who Knew?

Umbria and Jazz. Who Knew?

By Jessica Andrews When I was in Umbria I stopped off at a small family-run winery just outside of Spello. Enrico, the nephew of the owner (the only one who spoke English well enough to give the tour to an American) was on Spring holiday from the university in Perugia, a fact that he mentioned several times during my hour with...

Colleyville City Council approves economic incentive for new Italian restaurant

Colleyville City Council approves economic incentive for new Italian restaurant

By Sherelle Black At the July 19 Colleyville City Council meeting, council members unanimously approved a $10,000 economic development incentive grant for a new Italian restaurant, Loveria Caffe.   The grant is to be used for exterior improvements and site signage at the restaurant's location in Colleyville Town Center at 5617 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville.   Read more   Source: https://communityimpact.com/  

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We the Italians Magazine # 81

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let-s-go-to-miami-home-of-many-italiansThe South East of the United States is an interesting area, where the state of Florida – the biggest and the most advanced in terms of economy and trade – is surely one of the most representative. Among its cities, Miami is undoubtedly the main one, because of a prosperous rate of tourism, finance, art,...

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