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The Phillips Collection in Washington DC introduces America to the work of Italian artist, Giuseppe De Nittis in the exhibition, “An Italian Impressionist in Paris: Giuseppe De Nittis” on view Nov 12, 2022–Feb 12, 2023. De Nittis was from the City of Barletta in Puglia and many of the 73 works displayed come from the Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis,...

The afternoon of November 22 started with a few members of the Morris County Lodge of the Sons of Italy arriving at Parsippany Child Day Care Center on Baldwin Road in Parsippany with a truckload of Holiday Turkey Dinners, ready to be distributed to various locations in the general Parsippany area. 18 boxes of those meals, along with assorted pies,...

The first U.S.A. book presentation on the “Birth of New Biccari in Philadelphia” was held at the History of Italian Immigration Museum (HIIM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, November-19. The HIIM is in the heart of the Little Italy enclave of South Philadelphia. Our host for the event was the Filitalia International & Foundation organiza...

On Thursday, November 3, 2022, The City of Jersey City and Office of Cultural Affairs honored World War I Veteran, Sgt. Vincent Pantozzi with a street dedication and mural. Sgt. Pantozzi Plaza was dedicated next to the three story mural of Vincent Pantozzi by Jersey City Mural Arts Program artist, David Sami. The mural was rendered on the lifelong...

On Sunday, December 4, The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America, at Montclair University will present Rossella Rago’s new book, “Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia!”, in collaboration with Watchung Booksellers. The book launch, which will take place at 2 pm, will be followed by a Q&A session with the author hersel...

Gabriel Fontana has been hammering, stitching, and buffing shoes for nearly 75 years. He was 35 and a recent Italian emigrant when he took over his brother-in-law’s Forbes Avenue shoe repair store in the 1970s. Back then, times were good for the trade he’d honed since boyhood. “It was a very busy time, and I was packed,” Fontana recalls. “At lunch...

One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks is the Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. And recently, the man behind "Rocky" paid as visit to the highly frequented tourist spot. Sylvester Stallone shared on social media a video of him at the Rocky statue. The video is captioned, "Feels like coming home... With the family."

Notice is hereby given to compatriots registered with AIRE and residing in the State of New Jersey (Counties of Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, Warren, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Mercer, Somerset) that on Friday, December 2, 2022 starting at 9:00 a.m., it will be possible to apply for passport issuance by appointment at...

Marlana DeMarco Hogan, who earned a teaching degree in Italian language and culture from Rutgers University and has had a teaching career spanning 25 years, has completed her new book "Growing Up in the Pasta Zone": a delightful and heartwarming story of a beloved family tradition for an Italian American family that brings everyone closer together...

CiaoDC Invites you to a special fall tour launch of the new Italian American Museum of Washington, D.C. (IAMDC) Tour series on Wednesday, November 16, 11-12:30 at 395 1/2 3rd and F Street, NE, Washington, D.C.  Discover the rich history and amazing contributions of Italian Americans with special focus on the contributions here in the Washington, D....

This week in North Philly Notes, we showcase our recent program celebrating the publication of The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia, edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode. Temple University Libraries and Temple University Press recently participated in an event at Charles Library celebrating the publication of The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia:...

ICF 33rd Annual Gala Ball and Spirit of Achievement Award Presentation will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course (4049 Italia Ave, Vineland, NJ) starting at 6:00pm. We invite you to join us at this event, hosted by the Italian Cultural Foundation.  Our 2022 Spirit of Achievement Award recipients are: Fr...