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The Italian Ministry for Economic Development released some exciting news recently that will further catalyze the innovative startup stew that is bubbling in Italy.   Foreign nationals in Italy can now apply for the permesso di soggiorno, the document required to be obtained to stay in Italy, specifically within the new category of "innovati...

By Laura Johannes The Ache: Common cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can have unpleasant side effects, including muscle aches and weakness. The Claim: An extract from a bitter, fragrant citrus fruit called bergamot, commonly known as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, can lower cholesterol with minimal side effects, some scientists say. It...

ISSNAF (Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation), is pleased to announce the appointment of Monica Veronesi as Executive Director as of January 1st, 2015. Monica has over 20 years experience in management, strategic communications, institutional relations, crisis management and public affairs. Prior to joining ISSNAF, Monica wa...

February 10, 2015 to June 7, 2015Location: Harold and Estelle Newman Tanner Gallery   Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent galleries, many of which have been off view for decades, the fifth floor of the Davis Museum will become a laboratory for the exploration of the cur...

by Angel Thompson   Sarah Marie Cardenia Vogel will reign as queen of the 45th annual Italian American Marching Club's St. Joseph Parade March 14 in New Orleans. The official crowning of the queen and pre-parade celebration will be held March 8 at 11:45 a.m. at Piazza d'Italia at Poydras and Tchoupitoula streets.   Cardenia Vogel...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   One of the most beautiful parts of Italy I have been to is the Valle d'Aosta or Aosta Valley, the tip of northwestern Italy. The wine I'm sharing with you today comes from the Grosjean winery. Doesn't sound very Italian at all, does it? That's because the...

L’on. Fucsia Nissoli (Pi) l’11 marzo scorso ha partecipato, a Roma, assieme al Vice Ministro dell’Agricoltura, Andrea Olivero, alla serata “Sapori mediterranei sotto le stelle”, in cui oltre a promuovere l’agroalimentare italiano all’estero, sono state premiate le eccellenze sia artistiche che della produzione agricola legata alla dieta mediterrane...

An Italian music-focused Kickstarter rival, Musicraiser, is opening offices in London and New York. To date, the crowdfunding platform has matched funding to over 500 projects, helping artists raise more than €1.6m.   Musicraiser was founded in 2012 by Italian musician Giovanni Gulino, of the band Marta Sui Tubi. It allows musicians to...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   The year in the engine competitions could not have started better for our colors: the green, the white but above all the Red. Indeed, a single triumphant Sunday has seen the comeback of two Italian legends: Ferrari, after almost two years, with his new drive...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a professional non profit theatre company for family audiences, will open it's exciting new musical panto "Cinderella Italiano!" on Friday, April 24th at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford.   It will play weekend performances through May 9th. "Cinderella Italiano!" is a big, fat, itali...

Many children and grandchildren of immigrants have only dreamed of returning to their ancestral birthplaces. But U.S. Ambassador to Italy and Leechburg High School graduate John Phillips and his brothers were able to pay a visit last fall to the small towns of Frisanco and Poffabro in northeastern Italy, where their grandparents grew up. &nbs...

IDaCo is a platform and a container for the works of Italian artists or with an Italian component that succeed in creating unique and original scenic paths through body awareness, movement and contemporary visual arts.   The project is curated and produced by FLUSSO dance project in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in New Yo...