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In the late 1970s, my mom left her small hometown in Puglia, Italy, to live in L’america! Brucaleen, to be specific. While she was likely anxious and worried to leave her life behind, the excitement of starting her own version of the American dream was stronger. Another force on her side — a slew of Giovinazazze (locals from her town) had also immi...

Per molto tempo abbiamo dovuto subire l’onta che a dare origine alla letteratura italoamericana fosse una novella scritta in francese! Peppino di Luigi Donato Ventura, insegnante di lingue romanze e scrittore freelance, apparve nel 1885, per W.R Jenkins di New York, editore specializzato in materiali educativi, ed era quindi un testo scolastico. L’...

Acclaimed creator Carmine di Giandomenico (The Flash, Daredevil: Battlin’ Jack Murdock) and rising star Francesco Colafella, together with Arancia Studio (the Italian media company which works on Mirka Andolfo’s bestselling Image Comics titles and surprise hit like Commanders in Crisis and Deep Beyond) present an original graphic novel in Leone. Th...

Alan Taylor, the director of the upcoming "Sopranos" prequel film "The Many Saints Of Newark," has revealed that Edie Falco reprised her role as Carmela Soprano in the movie, but her only scene was omitted from the final theatrical cut.  "We had Edie come in and she dressed up as Carmela and we shot something with her, and it wound up not being in...

September 28, 2021 @ 5.00PM (ET). Facebook Live (Facebook account not required). From the marvelous theatre of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, acclaimed pianist and conductor, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, performs a program inspired by her latest album “Casta Diva”. Translating the pyrotechnics of bel canto and the lyricism of Romantic opera int...

It was late July, and Michael Gandolfini was strapped into a funfair ride on New Jersey’s Seaside Heights boardwalk, the same stretch of creaking rollercoasters and cheesesteak stands he’d been visiting since he was a little kid. The 22-year-old dangled in suspense as the machine cranked him a few metres off the ground, gearing up to fling him skyw...

On September 15th VIA certified three (3) new Italian Wine Ambassadors. Those newly appointed to join this passionate community are Limor Fikel, Michael Wyant and Enoch Ling. To date, there are now 90 certified Italian Wine Ambassadors and 3 Italian Wine Experts based in USA. Limor Finkel, a Northern California Sales Manager based in Mill Valley co...

The United States is to welcome fully vaccinated and covid-tested air travellers from 33 countries including Italy - with effect from early November - ending a travel ban in place for the last 18 months. Under the new rules unveiled by the Biden administration on Monday, travellers to the US will need proof of full vaccination as well as a negative...

Dear Friends of Italian Innovators, the new episode of the show is a conversation with Luca Vullo (director, actor, speaker, and communication coach) on the Italian language of gestures and the importance of non-verbal communication in delivering relevant and effective content. Starting from the Italian repertoire of gestures, we examined the gramm...

Lina‘s mother’s dying wish was for her to go to Italy and meet her father. In all her 16 years of life, he has never once tried to get in touch with either of them. So when she arrives in Italy, she is skeptical and just wants to leave. But then she’s given her mother’s journal from her time in Italy and everything changes. Lina discovers many of I...

Helbiz Inc., a global leader in micro-mobility and the first in its industry to be publicly listed on Nasdaq, today announced an agreement between Helbiz Media, the Company’s new streaming entertainment service and exclusive distributor of the Serie BKT media rights worldwide, and FOX Networks Group to broadcast the Italian Serie B championship acr...

Sailors in Christopher Columbus’s home town knew about North America more than a century before the explorer discovered the continent, Italian researchers have claimed. An account by Genoan sailors of a verdant land beyond Greenland “where giants live” has been found in a history of the world written around 1340 by an Italian friar — 152 years befo...