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June 11, 2020 9 AM CT | 4 PM (Italy time). Italian American Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with The Extraordinary Italian Taste, the Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Cooperation and Assocamerestero, and with the participation of Barilla, Unioncamere and Spindox, is glad to promote a webinar, within the project "True Italian Tast...

Our dad, Pat Turano came from Calabria, Italy, in 1971 and opened his first pizzeria, Casa Turano at 21 years old. From there he opened, operated, and sold several restaurants and pizzerias – his most recent was Trattoria Rustica in Montclair, N.J. In 2016, he won a competition on Restaurant Impossible with Robert Irvine. When asked why he loves wh...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington organized an exceptional virtual meeting with institutions representing Italy’s  “Sistema Italia”  in the United States on a day as symbolic as June 2 to reflect on the developments of recent months, and to discuss plans for the future together. The Embassy, Consulates, Italian Trade & Investment Agencies (ICE), I...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE10 3PM EST- ZOOM VIDEO WEBINAR. Register Now. Wines from Italy are by far the largest category of imported wines in the US. Italy has benefited from the hot market for sparkling wines in general, and Prosecco in particular, as well it gained an unexpected advantage over its European neighbors due to the peculiarities of the recently...

Chicago plaintiff’s lawyer Antonio M. Romanucci has joined civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump in representing the family of George Floyd, whose death last week sparked nationwide protests against police brutality. Romanucci — a founding partner at Romanucci & Blandin and the current president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association — stood at a...

Abel Ferrara made “Tommaso” at 67. That’s a bit old for a film about second chances and starting over, inspired by his own life and the experiences of Willem Dafoe (who plays its title character). But in recent years, the Italian-American director has reversed his forefathers’ journey, moving from New York to Rome. (He’s made documentaries about li...

Monday, June 08, 2020 5PM EST. Moderated by Maria Teresa Cometto. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. An ICI Webinar with the participation of: Massimo Ferragamo, Chairman of Ferragamo USA; Julie Gilhart, fashion industry veteran, Chief Development Officer at Tomorrow and President of Tomorrow Consulting; Sara Maino Sozzani, deputy Editor-in-Chief Vogue Italia...

La campagna di raccolta fondi #Italystaystrong lanciata dall’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington e da Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF, www.issnaf.org) e sostenuta da un’intensa azione di promozione della rete diplomatico-consolare negli USA, supera la soglia del mezzo milione di dollari. Oltre 600 donazioni – da stu...

It can be difficult to watch The Sopranos on an empty stomach. Whether you’re watching Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) in his office, walking into his kitchen at home, or joining the family at Sunday dinner, he’s never far from a plate of food. Tony’s not alone, of course. When Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco) meets up with friends for lunch, they u...

Steve Buscemi has seen it all. He was hit by a car and a bus as a kid, was once stabbed in a bar fight, volunteered as a firefighter during 9/11, and somewhere along the way became one of the most accomplished film actors of his generation. And then tragedy struck: In 2019, Buscemi lost his wife of over 30 years. In a rare interview, Hollywood's mo...

It’s likely that the name Francis Ford Coppola in most people’s minds will always be as one of the world’s great filmmakers, whose work includes The Godfather Trilogy, Apocalypse Now, The Conversation, The Outsiders, The Rainmaker and more. But anyone familiar with the pioneering figures in the American wine world knows that Francis Ford Coppola Wi...

The limbo of this extended quarantine has forced us all into a state of increased resourcefulness. This has been especially true for artists, curators and musicians, whose outlets for sharing their work have been swiftly limited to laptops and balconies. Take David Plylar, senior concert producer in the music division at the Library of Congress. In...