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The Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania, in partnership with SIAMO: The Italian-American Heritage Society of NEPA, will sponsor a presentation by Robert Wolensky, author of Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, Italians, and Organized Crime in the Northern Coalfield of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1897-1959, as part of 2017 Mining Hi...

Il 2013 è l'anno della cultura italiana negli USA, tanti eventi per conoscere il Belpaese sotto il segno della ricerca e dell'innovazione.Poster con scatti di fotografi italiani contemporanei e versi di poeti italiani sono esposti sugli autobus della città di Washington DC. Sono immagini scattate dai migliori fotografi del nostro Paese accanto ai v...

Nel corso di una visita a Washington per contatti con l'Amministrazione americana su tematiche politiche ed economiche, la Vice Ministro degli Esteri Marta Dassù ha incontrato la Deputy USTR, Vice Capo negoziatore per le tematiche di commercio internazionale, Ambasciatore Miriam Sapiro. Transatlantic Trade Investment PartnershipLa Vice Ministro ha...

Una mostra nel 2005 al New York Metropolitan Museum su Piero della Francesca; una trionfale tournée della Filarmonica della Scala nel 2007; altre due grandi esposizioni alla National Gallery of Art di Washington – la prima, tenutasi nel 2006, dedicata ai grandi Maestri del Rinascimento Bellini, Giorgione e Tiziano, e la seconda, realizzata due anni...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is holding their annual turkey and non-perishable food drive starting on Friday November 22nd, Monday November 25th and Tuesday November 26th at St. Catherine of Siena School. Please drop off all items at the school during regular school hours. As in years past, all turkeys and food items will be donated t...

By Steve Szkotak   Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site. The Rotunda face-lift is part construction zone — hardhats, safety glasses, big equipment — part art restoration.   In its interio...

By Niccolò Graffio   Two of the many fond memories I had of my childhood in Corona, Queens: 1) Growing up in a predominantly (Southern) Italian area 2) Playing "War" in the streets with my neighborhood friends. My paisani need no explanation for the former.   The sights, sounds and the smells (especially around dinner time) of the old...

Despite a steady drizzle, the seventh annual Columbus Day parade in Jersey City today drew scores of people and completed its route as planned.   The parade kicked off shortly after 1 p.m. at Dickinson High School and was making its way down Newark Avenue toward its endpoint at City Hall when it began to rain lightly.   Read more &nb...

"I wanted to do a cool neighborhood event that brought the neighbors together," said Joe Gardella, proprietor of Joe Benny's Focacceria about the January 8 Little Italy Meatball Fest at the Little Italy Lodge. "Little Italy is such an awesome place. I love it. What better piece of Italian food than the meatball? Everyone has their own meatball stor...

Washington DC (15/11/2012) – L'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington e l'ospedale psichiatrico St Elizabeth ospitano per due giorni un simposio scientifico dal titolo "Salute mentale, una priorità negletta". Obiettivo del seminario, che si inserisce nelle attività di cooperazione in campo medico tra Italia e Stati Uniti, e' quello di rafforzare le colla...

Nel 2013, mentre si celebra l'Anno della cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, Globus et Locus, insieme al Center for Italian Studies della University of Pennsylvania, il Consolato italiano a Philadelphia e AISLLI (Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana), organizza un Convegno internazionale dal titolo "Italicity....

Sunday, October 13, 2013   Lecturers Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University) and Peter Lukehart (National Gallery of Art CASVA) will present Torquato Tasso's poem Jerusalem Delivered and the works of art it inspired. The National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble with Rosa Lamoreaux, artistic director, soprano and the National Gallery of Art Cha...