Today we are going to talk about adjectives, all those words we use to describe an object or a person. In English it’s relatively a simple matter: the adjective (quality) always goes before the noun (object or person). For instance, the brown table will never be the table brown, or the old man won’t become the man old. Easy peasy.

Before I spent a summer session at John Cabot University, I was on the fence about studying abroad. I wasn’t sure if it would be the right fit for me, or how I would assimilate to the place I was studying in. As soon as I arrived on campus, though, all of my worries were put to rest; the orientation leaders were helpful, energetic, and encouraged m...

Leading Italian fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni is expanding in the U.S. with its first school in the region, located in Miami’s Design District. The venue will be unveiled during Art Basel, running Dec. 7 to 10. “Go big or go home,” said entrepreneur Hakan Baykam, president of the new Miami school, showing a photo of the impressi...

In a recent interview on “UO Today,” James Harper, an associate professor in the UO Department of the History of Art and Architecture and a specialist in 16th- and 17th-century Italian art, talked about a major exhibit of The Barberini Tapestries now on view at the UO. Harper curated "The Barberini Tapestries: Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome," an e...

Ridgewood High School senior Anna Mola didn't have a definite person in mind as she started her sketch showing a young woman with hair cascading in the colors of Italy."It wasn't anyone in particular," she explained. "I just wanted her to be in deep contemplation of what Italy has to offer." Likewise, fellow student Taylor Beninati was still fresh...

“Guardali, che belli che sono”, mi dice la mia amica mentre osserva i suoi figli giocare con altri bambini. Un gruppo chiassoso, c’è anche qualche adolescente. “Sono nati a Las Vegas, New York, in Messico, parlano inglese, spagnolo ma soprattutto italiano”. La conversazione avviene in un parco di Las Vegas, se fuori ci sono ancora 30 gradi ed è qua...

Italian School NJ is searching for Italian part-time language lead & assistant teachers for our programs: adult and/or children classes and/or tutoring. Flexible hours: pick what works best for your schedule: mornings, afternoons and/or evenings and Saturdays. Weekday programs are held in East Hanover, Saturday programs are held in Chatham, but we...

Newer immigrants have been contributing many layers of cultural authenticity to Queens’ multi-ethnic pot, but those who were once considered new immigrants back in the early 1900s don’t seem to be getting as much recognition these days. So it’s time to celebrate their unique history and heritage. The Italian-American story can be told through the m...

Last week, the Waltham High School Italian department, the Italian Consulate of Boston and Centro Attivita Scolastiche Italiane collaborated to host Italian Day at WHS. Students enjoyed pasta-making with master chef Federico Zampieri, a visit from a Lamborghini and a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata.” “This was a great day and one the s...

What a GREAT night!!! Big Thanks to everyone who came to our presentation in Dallas, Texas! We had a fantastic time and we really enjoyed the post-screening discussions. It really was one of the most electrifying screenings we have had so far, thanks to the great energy of all the University of Dallas STUDENTS who came out to see Tiramisu For Two....