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Do you know what is a muffuletta? Yes or no, you’re in the right place! We all know it, Sicilian bread has always had that extra gear that distinguishes it for its quality and taste, and makes it famous in the whole Italian peninsula. Among the many types of bread that we can taste across the island, we can find one that has become a global institu...

GIOVANNA RICCIO and LENNY DELLAROCCA. Saturday, October 30th, 2021 (on Zoom). 6-8 PM EST; Open Mic begins at 6-doors “close” at 6:15! Admission is free; registration is required. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArd-usrTwuH92ORVgs_0qRLb8RnqSNTXrh After registering, you will receive a confirmation emai...

The US has said that it will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from 33 countries on 8 November. Under new rules announced by the White House, vaccinated people who have had a negative test in the 72 hours before travelling will be allowed to enter. The move marks the end of the tough restrictions that have been imposed on travellers...

GOP Reps. Andrew Garbarino and Mark Amodei are leading the effort on a resolution in support of Columbus Day, saying they believe the federal holiday should continue to commemorate the Italian explorer for his role in discovering America amid the left-wing push to make it Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The resolution comes as numerous cities have opted n...

Potentially Dangerous is a feature-length documentary film about a period of time during World War II when the U.S Government restricted the rights and freedoms of 600,000 Italian residents of the United States. All were declared “Enemy Aliens,” and many were placed under curfew, banned from their workplaces, forcibly moved from their homes and com...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) are thrilled to announce the 2020 and 2021 grant finalists for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. The Film Forum, led by AGBO’s Russo Brothers and President of Creative, Angela Russo-Otstot, is an initiative to fund films depicting and...

In another sign that the live industry is back and that things are looking up, Andrea Bocelli has announced the routing for his annual “In Concert For Valentine’s” tour. The five-night arena trek follows his previously announced “Believe” North American tour that begins in October. The world-renowned Italian tenor has planned a setlist for the Val...

Da bimba prodigio ad autentica promessa della musica internazionale il passo è breve. Romina Perri è nata soltanto 12 anni fa dalle parti di New York, a Summit per l’esattezza, ed ha già un curriculum da vera star. Il papà Luigi è emigrato dalla Calabria nel 1980 ed in America ha sposato Margherita, una signora polacca. Dei sei figli nati dalla cop...

The Italian American Medical Awards (IAMA) will host the 2021 awards event at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum on Thursday, October 14th, 2021, beginning at 5:00pm. The ceremony will award fourteen total recipients (see the list below) across four awards, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, who will receive IAMA’s highest honor this year: The Ital...

Disaronno International proudly announces a top nomination for their flagship Disaronno in Wine Enthusiast's Wine Star Awards as Spirit Brand/Distiller of the Year. Disaronno Originale is the iconic and top selling Italian liqueur in the world. During the pandemic, Disaronno, a global symbol for Italian sophistication, saw an increase in millennial...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to celebrate its 46th Anniversary Gala at the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 23. This year, NIAF will salute its 2021 Region of Honor, Abruzzo, Italy’s most abundantly natural and “greenest” region. NIAF will also celebrate five distinguished honorees...

Jasper Cini was born in Philadelphia on October 7, 1927. He grew up in Philadelphia's Italian section, known as South Philly. His parents were Italian immigrants from the region of Abruzzo. He worked as a bricklayer for his father's construction company for several years as a teenager.  Young Jasper really enjoyed singing, practicing for hours ever...