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  WTI Magazine #33    2014 June, 4Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The Gigli Festival of Nola is an ancient festival to honor St. Paulinus Bishop, who lived in the fifth century and devoted himself to the poor people by giving all of himself including his freedom, going captive of the Vandals in Africa in the place of the son of a poo...

Our CEO, Fernando Napolitano tells us about the achievements and the results that the Italian Business & Investment Initiative reached in three years of activities.   Dear All, At the three-year mark, IB&II has covered a lot a ground. We will celebrate our latest results next July 9 in Rome at Radio Dimensione Suono headquarters wh...

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills Italian style. Three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche: Fiorile (1993, 105 min), 20 August. Register here. Romanzo criminale (2005, 154 min), 27 August. Register here.Girl by the Lake (2007, 95 min), 3 September. Register her...

For almost as long as Italians have lived in Hoboken, they have been coming to the feast of St. Ann at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The annual celebration began 104 years ago, when a statue of St. Ann arrived from a tiny Italian village in the Apennine mountains near Salerno.   As late as 1960, nearly a quarter of Hoboken's residents were Ital...

The annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival honorees banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bridgeport Conference Center. Honorees include Italian-American Man of the Year, Anthony "Boo" Bellotte; Italian-American Woman of the Year, Angela Bellotte; Honorary Italian Man of the Year, Dr. Joe Momen; Honorary Italian Woman of the Year,...

Saranno 80 le decorazioni della "Stella al Merito del Lavoro" che il Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali destina – per il 2015 - ai lavoratori italiani residenti all'estero. La decorazione è riservata ai lavoratori italiani dipendenti di imprese pubbliche o private, che hanno almeno 50 anni (compiuti alla data di presentazione della...

When: Sunday, October 5, 2014 — 10 a.m.Where: Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St., Brookline, MATutto Lite: A laid back assemblage of beautiful Italian cars under the exquisite fall foliage in Larz Anderson Park. Call it — Tutto Lite, Tutto Autunno, Tutto Two. Bring your Italian car, motorcycle, or just your love for Italian Machines. Unlike...

Artist Francesco Arena (The Olnick/Spanu Program) in conversation with:Lorenzo Benedetti, director of De Appel Arts Center, AmsterdamVincenzo De Bellis, curator, founder of Peep Hole Milan, and director of MiartAra H. Merjian, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, NYU   Francesco Arena was born in Torre Santa Susanna, Brindisi, in 1978, no...

The smells and sounds of Italy filled the South End Middle School auditorium Saturday night in Springfield. It was called "A Taste of Italy".   In its 20th year, and organized by parishioners of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, the popular dinner fundraiser was attended by hundreds or parishioners and residents of the South End.   R...

La notizie è di quelle che fanno esultare l'Italia e soprattutto l'Abruzzo che sta vivendo una delle crisi più clamorose della sua storia. Ma per fortuna ci sono ancora imprenditori capaci di tenere duro e di portare in alto il nome del nostro paese. Stiamo parlando del Gruppo Toto che, come annunciato, costruirà il più grande parco eolico marino i...

Moye, a new regional Italian restaurant from restaurateurs Tony Gallo and Chef Pietro Vardeu, has opened at 80 SW Eighth St. in the Brickell District. Vardeu and Gallo believe that Moye will strike all the right chords with diners, presenting moderately priced, healthy cuisine in a warm, welcoming environment.   Read more   Source:&n...

The applause from a sold-out audience enjoying the family friendly comedy "How Alfo Learned to Love Women" last week (at the National Opera-America Center) should reassure all Italian-American dramatists that you don't need gangsters, molls, or mob bosses to draw a crowd.   Like the character Guido Contini in "Nine" by Mario Fratti, New York...