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He’s been called the “hottest comic in America” — and now there’s no denying he’s wildly popular in Windsor. Sebastian Maniscalco’s upcoming shows at Caesars Windsor on May 15 and 16 have sold out so completely that the Chicago-born stand-up comedian has added a third show on May 16. Caesars Windsor described the adding of a third show as “unpreced...

I’ve learned a lot about myself by looking back at my previous writings about my relationship to food. Or, more closely, my difficulty with turning it out in edible fashion. I will never be a good cook. I want to be. Good enough, at least, to have people over to dinner without stressing about it. Good enough to be able to make something from scratc...

Rosario Monetti is an Italian Tenor who is committed to bringing the cultures of Italy and America together. His is a story of perseverance and a determination to succeed in the competitive world of opera and classical music. Ten years after he left his homeland of Italy, Rosario has been embraced fully in the United States as a true patriot and a...

È stata l’ultima mossa politico-diplomatica del Governo italiano per chiedere all'amministrazione Usa lo stralcio di alcuni prodotti italiani (a cominciare dal vino e dai formaggi) che stanno per essere inseriti nella nuova black list dei dazi Usa che penalizzeranno i prodotti europei a seguito della sentenza Wto sui sussidi di stato al consorzio A...

Daniel Okrent’s book The Guarded Gate examines the decades-long campaign in the US to restrict immigration that led to the passage of the Johnson-Reed Act of 1924, legislation which established a quota system designed to virtually bar immigration to the US from Southern and Eastern Europe. A century later, at a time when xenophobia, anti-Semitism a...

We’re back with Part 2 of our multi-episode series examining the results of our ITALIAN IDENTITY 2020 SURVEY, our effort to ask the questions only we could ask of ourselves, and to understand what the Italian American community really looks like today, and what we will become in the future. With more than 1,600 respondents from around the nation ch...

The age of discovery is certainly one of the most dramatic periods of European history - a period of revolutionary voyages and contacts with the fascinating and mysterious New World . Many prominent navigators, explorers and captains were fascinated by the possibilities of a world outside the known boundaries of Europe, a world far across the expan...

At my local book shop, Todo Modo, co-owner Pietro Torrigiani is stockpiling copies of Elena Ferrante’s new novel, “La vita bugiarda degli adulti.” The book, which will arrive in the United States as “The Lying Life of Adults” in June, is flying off the shelves - not just at eclectic indie shops like Todo Modo, but also at supermarkets and highway r...

Internet boyfriend and Big Night star/co-director Stanley Tucci is taking a culinary tour across Italy in CNN’s latest original series, Deadline reports. The upcoming four-part documentary, called Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy, will take Tucci to Rome, Sicily, Milan, Florence, and other regions of Italy, where he’ll take a deeper look at the c...

National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America’s all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite. Pepperoni is the most popular pizza at 36% of all pies ordered. Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the USA each year. Add another 1 billion on frozen pizzas....

When Edie Falco first read the script for “Tommy,” a drama about the first female chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, she was intrigued. But she assumed it would film in LA, a nonstarter for a single mom with two kids in school in New York City. Thanks to a little Hollywood magic, Falco was able to take the part without having to relocate...

A special honor has been awarded to a Hollywood hero. Gary Sinise, known to many as beloved "Lieutenant Dan" in the classic film "Forrest Gump," was given the Patriot Award at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. It's the highest honor given out by the organization, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. In the years since Sinise made "Forrest Gum...