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This past Sunday, my mom dropped off a tray of eggplant parmigiana at my door step and shouted from the street, “Eat it, before it get’s cold!” I shouted a ‘thank you’ from my open window. Now, yelling back and forth at each other is nothing new for us. It reminded me of when I was a kid visiting my grandma in Bensonhurst Brooklyn and growing up on...

Team Italy softball captain Erika Piancastelli is featured with USA Track and Field stars Kendra Chambers and Adam Durham as well as Louisiana State University Volleyball standout Sydney Mukes in Athletes for Hope At Home Workouts for Kids Volume 2 on YouTube. The video clip is nearly nine minutes in length. After short introductions from all the a...

IME Productions has released “Tre tenori in concert, from their home to your home.” The concert features Luciano Ganci, Francesco Meli, and Giovanni Sebastiano Sala and pays homage to the original three tenors Lucinao Pavarotti, Jose Carreras, and Placido Domingo with a special appearance from Zubin Mehta, who conducted the three in the 90s. The co...

US president Donald Trump has announced that approximately $100 million in medical aid and equipment is being sent to Italy amid the Coronavirus crisis, reports France24. Trump announced the measures at a press conference on 30 March after speaking to Italian premier Giuseppe Conte by telephone, according to Italy's Sky TG24. The call was described...

Discovering your past lays out a road map for your future! In this week’s episode, we’ll prove that while reconstructing your family history might take effort, the rewards are priceless! Podcast co-host Anthony Fasano asked the gang to get together to share their first-hand experiences discovering family history, and how seeking out and finding his...

In a time of uncertainty, Marco's Pizza President Tony Libardi provides an open letter to consumers with information and reassurance that they can count on Marco's Pizza in providing access to meals amid COVID-19: As a people-first, service-oriented business, we remain open for delivery and carryout to serve our mission of making a positive differe...

Dear Friends, in these difficult times, albeit at a distance, the Italian Cultural Institute continues to promote the beauty and richness of our cultural heritage. In this light, our newsletter will provide you with links to the many resources created by Italian cultural institutions and individual artists alike in their efforts to bring us closer...

L’America è al fianco dell’Italia nell’emergenza Covid-19. Lo ha assicurato l’ambasciatore degli Usa in Italia Lewis Michael Eisenberg intervistato a Mezz’ora in più su RaiTre, dopo che nei giorni scorsi si è paventato un cambiamento degli equilibri geopolitici alla luce degli aiuti arrivati nella penisola (da Russia, Cina e Cuba) per affrontare l’...

Ciao a Tutti, there is no keeping Italians down and the San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) is proving it! While we are at home they are offering ways to enjoy the best of Italian film and culture online. Mark your calendars for weekly appointments with SDIFF: 1) Every Wednesday the SDIFF will release a short film from the roster of its recent...

Friday, April 10, 2020. 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. 45 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar will take place online through Google Hangouts. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. Space is limited, only 15 seats available. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. REGISTER NOW Join Angela Cacciarru, Ph.D. and le...

Invigorating sounds of spirited conversations, the hissing of the milk steamer, the thumping of filters being emptied, the clatter of the cups and saucers uniting, the clinking of tiny spoons, the shaking and stirring of sugar packets, and the heavenly aroma of fresh ground coffee beans…..You must be at an Italian “Bar” right now? In Italy, the It...

She’s written nine cookbooks, starred in eight TV shows, and opened three restaurants. It’s no surprise that under kitchen quarantine, Giada De Laurentiis knows what to do next. This week, she launched “Giada’s Pantry Recipe Central,” a new effort to share practical recipe ideas and meal planning tips with those figuring out what to cook at home. A...