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Friday, July 10, 2020. 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm. 105 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar will take place online through Google Meet. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. REGISTER NOW Music is a common element uniting culture. It represents and produces spaces at th...

As Italy gradually lifts travel restrictions, some US-Italy flight connections were reinstated in June. But as The Local's readers report, being able to buy tickets is no guarantee that passengers will be allowed to board the flight, as the restrictions for travelling into Italy have not been lifted completely. "Non-essential" travel into Italy fro...

For the past two weeks or so your National President and Executive director have spent several hours a day (at minimum) on this Columbus issue, either via email (or Zoom) or on the phone. We are trying to provide information and suggestions to our local chapters as this issue arises in their locales, and we have been working closely with the IAOVC...

“In occasione del 244° anniversario della Dichiarazione d’Indipendenza mi è gradito formulare, a nome di tutti gli italiani e mio personale, i migliori auguri per l’amico popolo americano. Lo storico e profondo legame tra i nostri due Paesi, cementato dalla presenza di una ampia e attiva comunità di origine italiana negli Stati Uniti e da vitali sc...

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has withdrawn a proposal to replace Columbus Day with a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Johnson, R-Oshkosh, announced Friday that he and fellow Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma instead plan to introduce a proposal to reduce paid leave time for federal employees in order to offse...

Trinity High School graduate Emilio B. Borello, son of Vincent and Judi Borello of Washington, has received the Primo Italiano Lodge 2800 Italian American Heritage $2,500 scholarship. An Honor Student, Borello won the Trinity High School PTA Academic Excellence Award, American Legion Academic Achievement Award and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board...

The protests sweeping the nation following the killing of George Floyd are inarguably justified and the current discussion taking place about racism is far overdue. The continued glorification of historical figures who fought to preserve segregation has been an important factor in the development of a culture which has promoted and inbred racism...

When a mob tears down a statue, they are tearing down art. The artistic aspect of a sculpture is more important than its historic significance, and grows more so over time. All of this wrecking is a great shame. Furthermore, moving the statues to “safe spaces” for political reasons plays right into the hands of the destroyers. The sculptor of the g...

L’Amica Geniale e Gomorra sono le serie tv italiane più amate dagli americani. L’Amica Geniale continua a riscuotere successo in Italia come nel resto del mondo. La settimana scorsa erano uscite le prime puntate della seconda stagione in Inghilterra che avevano spinto alcuni giornali a lodare la serie, ora un nuovo gradimento arriva addirittura dal...

L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington, la rete diplomatico-consolare e quella degli Istituti Italiani di Cultura e degli Uffici ICE negli Stati Uniti si sono adattate rapidamente al mutato scenario creato dalla pandemia Covid-19. Facendo leva su buone prassi già stabilite e su processi di innovazione opportunamente avviati negli anni recenti, si è imp...

Top Italian film outfit RAI Cinema on Wednesday sounded an upbeat post-pandemic note as it unveiled a slate of 20 upcoming titles to exhibitors and press, comprising new works by prominent Italian directors such as Nanni Moretti, Gianfranco Rosi, and Susanna Nicchiarelli alongside their U.S. acquisitions — most notably Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of...

4th of July is right around the corner. That means it’s time to fire up the grill for the ultimate barbecue this holiday! As easy as it might look, grilling – without any mistakes – is not quite that simple. So we asked the experts how to savor a wonderful day of grilling like a pro, to take things to the next level! Francesco Castrogiovanni is the...