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by Matt Prigge   John Turturro doesn't speak Italian. He didn't really have to for the movie "Mia Madre," despite it being an Italian film. The latest from acclaimed filmmaker Nanni Moretti ("The Son's Room," "Caro Diario") concerns a film director (Margherita Buy) dealing with the fact that her mom is about to die while shooting her latest...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the launch of Prosecco Month beginning December 5th. The month-long activation will see events at three Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, Chicago, and the new Boston store, opening on November 26th-throughout D...

by Briana Palma   "I don't even consider myself a writer," Marina Viola told me over the phone in November, just weeks before she set off to Italy for another round of speaking engagements to promote her book, "Mio padre è stato anche Beppe Viola."   Despite her humble attitude, there's no denying that Marina has earned her writer's b...

As it turns out, the late James Gandolfini, known to many as just Tony Soprano, was acting the whole time – he wasn't actually a tough guy mobster.   In fact, "the true Jim", as Julia Louis-Dreyfus affectionately nicknames him, was more accurately depicted in Enough Said.   Read more   Source: http://cphpost.dk   &n...

Are you an Italian American college student interested in interning in Milan, Italy, during the summer of 2015? Build your resume and experience the Motherland with this once-in–a-lifetime opportunity!   NIAF has teamed up with Career Paths in Milan and is offering an all-inclusive Italian job experience featuring an internship, accommodatio...

di Francesco Salvatore Cagnazzo   PERCHE' SE NE PARLA Tutta l'America rende omaggio a Frank Sinatra, The Voice, nato da padre palermitano, esattamente, di Lercara Friddi, e da madre ligure, di Lumarzo. Il 12 dicembre il mito della musica avrebbe dovuto compiere 100 anni, ma le celebrazioni sono già ben avviate.   A New York c'è la mos...

by Marco Valsania   Minister of Economy and Finance Pier Carlo Padoan wrapped up a U.S. "road show" yesterday aimed at courting influential American and global investors, and listening to their concerns. The Minister held two days of closed door meetings with executives from about 20 top firms, including Citigroup, BlackRock, TPG Capital, Be...

Italian singer Giada Valenti will make her debut on PBS with her music special "From Venice With Love", during the Pledge Week taking place on Public Television from November 28 untill December 6.   In her PBS Special the songstress takes her audience on a romantic and magical journey, as she performs her own interpretations of American and...

by Alfonso Guerriero Jr.   The American media and the government's vacillating policies toward immigration over the past century have contributed to many like Gay Talese to question his cultural identity as an adolescent growing up in Ocean City, New Jersey during World War II. He described when his father prepared packages for his relatives...

Everything may seem like it's "Made In Italy," especially when you're talking about food products exported to the US . But the reality is that only one out of seven items really originates in Italy and lands in the US as a truly Italian product according to EU laws. And that's a big difference. It's not by chance that the issues is central to TTIP...

November 26, Merry Christmas – Buon Natale at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, in Staten Island, NY (Box Office, Brown Paper Tickets, 1-800-838-3006, Event #2628132), sponsored by Kearny Bank, Sempre Avanti, and Woodpecker Press.December 4, Home For Christmas at St. Brigid's/Our Lady of Hope Chapel in Westbury, NY (Box Office, Brown Paper Ticket...

Un grande ponte sull'oceano Atlantico, capace di mettere in connessione uomini e donne che hanno fatto della ricerca il loro mestiere. E che per inseguire il proprio sogno e mettere a frutto i propri talenti si sono lasciati "casa" alle spalle, mettendo radici nelle università e nei centri di ricerca degli USA e del Canada.   Questa è, con u...