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Road to recovery. Buddy Valastro is on the mend after he accidentally impaled his hand while bowling with his family at their New Jersey home. The Cake Boss star, 43, shared a photo on Wednesday, September 23, via Instagram of himself in a hospital bed with a bandaged right arm. “I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,” he captioned t...

Some of the greatest inventions known to man were developed to solve fundamental problems. Some of those would achieve legendary status. The ice resurfacer, in its most basic descriptive name, no matter the manufacturer, is known to most everyone as the Zamboni. Strange name, eh? Consider that the Zamboni was invented and used for a full 10 years b...

Anche all’estero vince il sì: poco dopo l’una di martedì mattina sono divenuti ufficiali i dati sui voti al referendum sulla riduzione dei parlamenta riscrutinati a Castelnuovo di Porto. A questa tornata ha votato il 23,30% degli aventi diritto (4.537.308); in totale 1.057.211 di italiani all’estero. Il sì stravince – così come in Italia – con il ...

The newly founded Diversity, Transformation and Italian Studies by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder and four colleagues in Italian studies (Syndey Conrad, Virginia Commonwealth University; Rosetta Giuliani Caponetto, Auburn University; Marina "Maureen" Melita, Marist College; Vetri Nathan, University of Massachusetts, Boston) is happy to announce its inaugur...

As the air begins to chill, and the days grow shorter and shorter, it’s the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a good book— and if you love to read about your Italian American heritage and culture, Nicola Orichuia of Boston’s I AM Books is the man to help you pick the perfect page-turner! I AM Books is Boston’s first—and only—bookstore created...

IMTS SPARK, fiera virtuale dedicata alle tecnologie e processi produttivi dell’industria manifatturiera, si è aperta il 21 settembre 2020 e si protrarrà per circa sei mesi. L’obiettivo della manifestazione è connettere i professionisti del settore macchine utensili, proponendo in contemporanea conferenze, webinar e altri eventi digitali dedicati al...

Tune in this Wednesday for the third episode of OSDIA Interviews LIVE!: Season 2. Wednesday (9/23) at 7pm EST/4pm PST on Facebook Live, our hosts Lisa Marie Falbo and Mary Kovach will be joined by world renowned tenor and member of The New York Tenors, Christopher Macchio! Don't forget to tune in and leave your questions for Christopher to be asked...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), a nationwide coalition of anti-bias activists, secured funding for its litigation efforts defending Italian American civil rights and restoration of Columbus statues and monuments, and seeks additional financial support for other potential legal actions across the country.Recently, IAOVC filed a l...

At the outset of his career in Genoa, Germano Celant was cited by colleagues as a critic on his way to becoming a major curator and art historian. This was in 1967. Anyone familiar with this eager 27-year-old writer understood Celant as an ambitious critic, a polemical critic, who in addition to writing regularly for the art and design magazine, Ma...

In recent years, several small towns in Italy have begun selling vacant homes for just one euro (about $1.18) in an effort to repopulate rural communities. The promise of cheap land — often in gorgeous, medieval villages — is undeniably intriguing, but left many would-be buyers wondering if the prospect was too good to be true.  Well, HGTV fans ar...

In the Neapolitan Quartet, Elena Ferrante sketches a genealogical cycle that extends from the 1950s to the first decade of the new millennium and challenges notions of nationhood, progress, revolution, and even feminism. This conversation between Laura Benedetti (Georgetown University) and Tiziana de Rogatis (Università per Stranieri di Siena) tack...

Negroni is a popular Italian cocktail invented in 1919 by Count Camillo Negroni in Florence, Italy. It is an aperitif made of gin, vermouth and Campari, and garnished with orange peel. As the world celebrates Negroni week, here’s some information about the drink and a classic cocktail recipe. A traditionally made Negroni is stirred, not shaken, and...