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The Young-ISSNAF Mentorship Program aims at supporting and guiding junior Italian researchers in North America in their career choices and professional growth by matching mentors and mentees within ISSNAF network. While mentorship is a well-developed practice in most Institutions, the Young-ISSNAF Mentorship Program offers junior faculty an externa...

The food specialties of Trentino, an autonomous province of northern Italyfamous for the Dolomites mountain range and for its fresh and healthy quality of life, will be available for tasting at a Tasting Event on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Eataly NY Flatiron, 200 5th Avenue, 6:00-9:00 PM. The event is open to food and wine importers, distributo...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...

Earlier this week, the New York Post obtained a copy of a memo issued in late July by a consultant for the re-election campaign of Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY), warning staffers to stay safe because the family of the Democratic challenger, assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, is "thuggish" and full of criminals. The memo instructed Tenney's staffers to "not...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc, (IHCC-NY) has announced the publication of its commemorative poster... A Salute to Italian Women in America: Breaking Barriers… from Ellis Island to the Present. This is a tribute to all women of Italian heritage, from the first Italian female immigrants, who, despite all obstacles, arriv...

GENIUS LOCI is an artistic project created by artists Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, who work under the pseudonym TTOZOI. The concept stems from the idea of creating works of art in situ at select historical sites, using the original technique of the natural proliferation of molds on jute, with pictorial intervention by the artists.  GENIUS L...

Seattleites love their ice cream and their coffee, so it's only natural to combine the two. Affogato, the classic Italian dessert with espresso poured over gelato or ice cream, is the answer. Bonus: since it pairs cold scoops with steaming espresso, it's also an ideal vehicle for ice cream on these transitional days between summer and fall (not to...

The Italian American Labor Council of Greater Chicago will honor Ralph Affrunti on Oct. 13 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. (630-853-9052) The following bio is provided by the organization. Ralph Affrunti Ralph Affrunti was elected president of the Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council in February 2016. He started his a...

Lucio Dalla is one of the most famous names of the Italian music scene. The artist, who died a few years ago, spent his entire life among the streets of his beloved hometown of Bologna. It is in Bologna that most of his songs are set and his home in Bologna, has now become a museum (“a casa di Lucio“) open to visitors and characterized by the prese...

Kobrand Corporation, a leading wine and spirits importer with a distinguished portfolio of hand-selected brands from around the world, is proud to announce the addition of the renowned Villa Matilde to its iconic Italian wine portfolio. Effective immediately, Kobrand is the exclusive U.S. Importer for the Villa Matilde portfolio and is responsible...

Known for its shoreline of jagged volcanic cliffs and sea-formed lava inlets, the Italian island of Pantelleria sits southwest of Sicily and just 50 miles east of Tunisia — on a clear day, it’s possible to see across the strait to Kelibia. First inhabited during the Bronze Age, Pantelleria’s 32 square miles were subsequently conquered by the Cartha...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, in collaboration with the Lecco Film Commission and the West Charleston Library, presents a special screening of Il Cielo in Me. The movie describes the life of the poet Antonia Pozzi and her passion for the breathtaking mountains that surround Lecco and its lake. The audience will be taken on a journey among nature, poe...