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For the closing event of this year’s Settimana della Lingua Italiana, please join the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Switzerland to the United States for a special screening of Tosca’s Kiss by Daniel Schimd, restored to its full glory for Dustin Hoffman by the Cinémathèque Suisse on the occasion of the film’s 30...

On July 30, Gov. John Carney signed a bill affording historic status to the Bellanca Cruisair, a fast and sightly single-engine taildragger that debuted in the 1930s and was manufactured in a series of models before and after World War II at a factory built by aircraft designer Giuseppe Bellanca in New Castle, Delaware. The factory was built in 192...

The Columbian Foundation will host their 78th Annual Humanitarian, Achievement, and President’s Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 19 at 7:00pm in Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road Whippany, NJ 07981. Honorees include Edward Cetnar, Superintendent/Director of Public Safety, Port Authority of NY/NJ; Jack Ciattarelli, former New Jersey Assemb...

Constantino Brumidi is Annapolis’ newest resident. A bronze statue of the Greek-Italian-American historical painter was erected at the Brown-Leanos Park at Westgate Circle as a donation to the city from the Foundation of Hellenism of America. The 500-pound statue arrived by air and was placed in Annapolis in late August. Brumidi (1805-1880) w...

Get ready for all things Italian to take over Havertown later this month, as the 2nd Annual HaverTalian Festival is set for Oct. 12. The festival will take place from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the main lot of Cardinal John Foley School. The festival will be held rain or shine. Attendees will be able to enjoy food, music, family fun, cr...

When: WED, OCTOBER 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 Revolutionary, controversial, lashing the bourgeois society: this and much more is La Traviata, one of Giuseppe Verdi's most celebrated operas. Maestro Speranza Scappucci, among the first and most acclaimed women conductors...

Five Italian-American artists from New Jersey will exhibit their work this month at the Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave. October is Italian Heritage Month, and each artist is a descendant of Italian immigrants. The title of the exhibition, “The Golden Door,” refers to a 2006 Italian movie, “Nuovomondo,” about Italian immigration at the...

When I arrived at the Waterfall Room in South Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon and saw the black-and-white film of my own house towering over me on the projector screen, I knew I was in the right place. The Cammaratas, the family who grew up in the Mifflin Street rowhouse my wife and I bought two years ago, had invited me to their extended family r...

A unique opportunity to learn about the extraordinary career of journalist and fashion writer Anna Piaggi through her nephew’s presentation, which will show how her brilliant creativity has served as a lifeblood for designers, photographers, illustrators and fashion lovers. Muse to designers and fashion enthusiasts, fashion icon and collector of ga...

Members of the Holiday City Silver Ridge Park Italian American Club of Berkeley Township attended and participated in a flag raising this past weekend. The Italian Flag Raising was held at Town Hall to recognize the month of October as Italian Heritage Month. Mayor Carmen F. Amato, Jr., Council Members: Tom Grosse, John Bacchione, Sophia Gingrich,...

A new statue of artist Constantino Brumidi has been erected at the Brown-Leanos Park at Westgate Circle in Annapolis to honor local Greek and Italian heritage. Brumidi was a Greek-Italian-American historical painter, renowned for his fresco work in the Capitol in Washington, DC. On October 19th at 1:30 a dedication ceremony will be held by the Foun...

Guitarist Beppe Gambetta returns to Princeton on Friday, October 11, at 8 p.m., when The Princeton Folk Music Society brings him to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. The concert is billed as a fusion of American and Italian folk music traditions. Gambetta taught himself to flat-pick by listening to bluegrass LPs. He combines the folk musi...