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New Jersey BOCCE Invitational will be held on June 21, 2014 at Colonial Park in Franklin, NJ. The start time is 10am. One of the founders of the New Jersey BOCCE Invitational, Frank Valanzola, was a lifelong HRC parishioner.   Nine years ago, he & Pat DeChirico had the vision to start the Invitational with the mission of supporting worth...

Tom Bucci, left, calls out the sale of two Italian combos as his dad John Bucci packs them up for customer Bob Fenninger of Mahopac during "Italian Combo Day" at Bucci Brothers Deli, May 17, 2014 in Mahopac.   All profits from the sale of Italian combos are donated to Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. Their team, "Our Gang Love...

Domenica 4 giugno 1944 le truppe della 5^ Armata americana, provenienti da Anzio e guidate dal generale Mark Wayne Clark, entrarono nella Capitale, e la sera stessa l'88esima divisione Usa arrivava, trionfante, a piazza Venezia. I tedeschi agli ordini del feldmaresciallo Albert Kesselring scapparono a nord, verso la Linea Gotica, e Roma fu finalmen...

Thursday, June 26th (6:30pm) Artist talk and photographic exhibition by Janine Coyne. She will walk you through her exhibition and present additional images that are part of her photo essay on Napoli.   Italian American Museum155 Mulberry Street(Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets)New York, NY 10013   Suggested donation of $10 per p...

The New Hampshire Higher Education Commission voted unanimously on Monday to allow the degree-granting authority of a troubled for-profit Italian institution to expire at the end of the day.   St. John International University had long been plagued by low enrollments and legal claims of unpaid wages filed by former employees, raising hard qu...

Aficionado's of Italian culture, as seen through its world famous cinema, are being treated to an Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park. The Festival has been filling the Park's Amphitheater every Saturday night, all summer, with recent and classic Italian films, with English subtitles.   The Festival director, Giuse...

Here are some highlights of the Feast: Saturday 2 PM - 4 PM: Red Sox World Series Trophies at the FeastSaturday 2:30 PM: Sinatra Live show by Chris JasonSaturday 4 PM - 6 PM: Mix 104.1 Joins the FeastSaturday 6:30 PM: Procession with the SaintsSaturday 6:45 PM: Healing Service with Holy Oils and Relics Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM: "The Reminisants" Per...

Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

Nicola Verlato, Fulvio di Piazza, Marco Mazzoni, and Agostino Arrivabene are fierce artists fired up about figurative art. The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles will be hosting the Juxtapoz Italiano exhibit featuring their world-class contemporary artwork.   Figurative art is very representational, portraying images clearly derived f...

In 1902, Luigi Colussi moved his family from the tiny mountain village of Poffabro, in the Friuli region of Italy, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They came via Ellis Island, in New York Harbor, part of a massive wave of Italian immigrants seeking better lives in America. Luigi's daughter Lucy was eight when they made the voyage.   It so happen...

Questa sera al "Hampton Film Festival" c'è una proiezione "sold out". La prima di un film che parla di italiani. Delle molte luci fra tante ombre di un periodo tetro nella storia del nostro paese: il periodo in cui, in collaborazione con i nazisti, cominciò in Italia, il rastrellamento degli ebrei per mandarli a morire nei campi di concentramento....

Retired women's soccer star Mia Hamm and Boston Bruins president Cam Neely were nominated to Italian club Roma's board of directors Monday. Roma is traded on the Milan stock exchange and the nominations were made at a club shareholder meeting.   The 42-year-old Hamm helped the United States to two World Cup titles, including the inaugural ed...