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We are thrilled to inform you that the new Honorary Consulate in San Diego is now operative and located at Amici House (250 W. Date Street; San Diego 92101; Tel. (619) 800-7974; e-mail: sandiego.onorario@esteri.it). Italian nationals that reside in the area are invited to contact them for assistance in various matters . Please note that presently p...

È in partenza la delegazione pugliese che parteciperà al Travel Show del New York Times, che, giunto alla 15ma edizione, è il più importante momento pubblico di comunicazione delle destinazioni turistiche del Nord America. Alla manifestazione, che si terrà a New York dal 24 al 26 gennaio, con Pugliapromozione ci saranno dieci operatori pugliesi, il...

Ferrari has been awarded the title of the world’s strongest brand for the second consecutive year by Brand Finance, the leading international independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy. With a Brand Strength Index (BSI) score of 94.1 out of 100, Ferrari tops the rankings of only 12 brands to be awarded the highest AAA+ rating. Presented t...

In the parliamentary elections of 2018, right-wing populism and anti-establishment politics profoundly reshaped Italy’s electoral geography and party system. The xenophobic Lega (League) and the anti-establishment Movimento 5 Stelle (Five-star Movement, M5s) made substantial electoral gains in the domestic constituencies, paving the way for a coali...

He's not from the Valley, but Tony Danza's January 24 appearance in the Valley is something of a homecoming. It's more than the local cousin he "hasn't seen in forever" or the visiting alumni group from his alma mater, the University of Dubuque. Danza the Entertainer was born right here in Phoenix. It's also where he boxed his final match, back in...

A patient with a ventricular arrhythmia has been treated with a beam of protons that hit, in a targeted manner and with a reduced impact on the delicate surrounding tissues, the part of the heart responsible for the irregular heartbeats. It is the first time you run an intervention of this kind, developed in collaboration with the Fondazione Irccs...

Italian soprano Federica Lombardi made her American opera debut last year with New York Metropolitan Opera. This weekend, she makes her American orchestra debut with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. The singer, who has sang in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses from La Scala in Milan to Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, will perform the arias from...

New York City carries all sorts of stories on its streets. Valentina Perissi’s is hard to miss. Maybe its her multi- dimensional leather jacket, or hand- painted handbag, but above all its her Italian persistence. She chooses neither to walk as fast as others, nor to race anyone to skyscraping success, rather she allows her intricate work and exper...

Saturday at 11:30am in conjunction with the Italian American Sports Banquet we are dedicating the first of two Sicilian Heritage Markers. This marker celebrates Sicilian contributions to Music in Jazz, Swing, and Rock 'n Roll. It mentions Nick LaRocca, Louis Prima, and Cosimo Matassa.  It contains a QR link to  a free tour app of Sicilian Heritage...

Loosen the belt, or better yet put on some sweats, because Buono’s Pizzeria will serve an all-you-can-eat Italian feast Sunday, Jan. 26, in San Pedro’s Little Italy as part of a grand opening for the new location. Originally located on Gaffey Street for more than 50 years, the restaurant moved to a much bigger 3,000-square-foot facility at 222 W. S...

Rome's Palazzo Poli contains a secret walkway, leading to a viewing area at the summit of the Trevi Fountain, which could soon be open to visits by the public. This is according to ambititious plans announced by the National Institute for Graphics which is housed in the noble palace behind the Trevi Fountain, as reported by Rome daily newspaper Il...

A venerated Detroit institution is handing its musical reins to a rising star. In a bold, forward-looking move, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has hired charismatic young Italian conductor Jader Bignamini as its music director — the 43-year-old's first time in that role anywhere. Bignamini’s six-year contract will begin with the 2020-2021 DSO seaso...