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We knew that Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese would be coming together again for the cinema adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon and now a third cinema legend will be joining them, Movie Web reports.  Although the Italian American filmmaker has given the leading role to his new protégé in what will be his sixth collaboration with Leonardo...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) sends its thoughts and condolences to the family of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) Chairman and Founder George Randazzo who suddenly passed away on July 28. Mr. Randazzo, 77, was a pivotal figure in the Italian American Community and was a recipient of the NIAF Community Le...

Il film d'animazione, Made in Italy, "Leo da Vinci - Missione Monna Lisa" è pronto a volare oltreoceano e a sbarcare negli States. Un traguardo non di poco conto considerando quanti pochi film italiani escono in Usa, in particolare di animazione. Dal 2 agosto il cartoon, prodotto da Gruppo Alcuni di Treviso, per la regia di Sergio Manfio, anche coa...

  On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, when one of the co-hosts makes a special announcement, the rest of the gang ponder what it would take to raise a “certifiably Italian American” child in the wild world of 21st century America.  Listen in on the secretly recorded telephone calls revealing the big news, then get down to the im...

It is heartbreaking to announce the passing of George Randazzo, National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame President and Founder, who passed away yesterday, Sunday, July 28 at the age of 77. George was larger than life and had a heart of gold, devoting his life to his family, friends and to the Italian American community through the National Ita...

Sylvester Stallone shares an uncanny, symbiotic connection with Rocky, the underdog boxer character he created four decades ago — a kindred spirit who served as his creative muse in spawning one of Hollywood’s most successful film franchises. In his long career Stallone also played another memorable screen role — John Rambo — but Rocky was of his o...

Italian caterer Autogrill said on Thursday it had signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with bakery chain Panera Bread to develop outlets in U.S. airports and motorways. Under the agreement the two partners will launch a series of new outlets, the first one at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina this fall. Other openings wi...

Ecco is thrilled to publish Juliet Grames’ entrancing, immersive debut THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA (Ecco; On-sale May 7, 2019: ISBN: 9780062862822), a novel about an Italian family as told through the lens of their extremely unlucky matriarch. Within the pages of THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA are hints of the magic of...

Sun dappled stones and overflowing flowers are the images I have of Italy. Frances Mayes has given us many images of Tuscany and now she gives us a whole picture of her beloved country. Her newest book, See You in the Piazza, is a travelogue of the many adventures she has had in Italy with her husband, grandson and other guests. Mrs. Mayes tends to...

As posted, Italian prog-rock group Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin will be performing the live score to Dario Argento‘s 1975 horror flick ‘Deep Red’ aka ‘Profondo Rosso’ in full, accompanied by a screening of said film at NYC’s Playstation Theater on September 20 [TIX]. As hinted in the initial announcement, the Manhattan show is part of a full-blown ru...

Storicamente, quello che ricopre è uno degli incarichi più prestigiosi e impegnativi nel sistema diplomatico italiano: Ambasciatore negli Usa. Di questi tempi, soprattutto con l’avvento alla Casa Bianca di Donald Trump, il ruolo ricoperto da Armando Varricchio, dal 2016 Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington, è, se possibile, ancor più delicato e nevra...

The one-and-only, often imitated never duplicated, original Italian American Podcast presents: the Centenario Spettacolore – 100th Episode Supershow! The Italian American Podcast is celebrating 100 episodes of Italian Pride, as Dolores, Rossella, Pat, and John gather around the table to share a few memories, a lot of laughs, and a sneak-peek at the...