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The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the EMBASSY OF ITALY and the ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE present NIGHT OF ITALIAN OPERA! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano YANA EMINOVA and baritone ANTON BELOV.   Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from great o...

The Energica Motor Company recently announced that it will display its new Energica Ego sportbike, a 3D-printed motorcycle, at the 2016 CES show in Las Vegas. The Energica Ego and Energica Eva, an electric streetfighter, are the first Italian high-performing electric motorcycle designed with F1 technology.   Franco Cevolini, president a...

A psycho-education scientist and a Montessori educator address the question of the fundamental importance of free movement and organized extracurricular sport activity for the cognitive development and well being of the child in a symposium presented by Coni, the Italian National Olympic Committee during the National Italian American Foundation's 4...

By Kathy Lauer-Williams   Chazz Palminteri was a frustrated aspiring actor in New York in the 1980s — he couldn't seem to catch the eye of casting directors. He too often found himself sweeping the floor of a theater rather than honing his craft on its stage. So in 1988, he started writing "A Bronx Tale," based on his own story of growi...

WASHINGTON- Nelll'Auditorium dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, si e' svolto il concerto della pianista Francesca Hurst che ha presentato musiche di Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849), Jennifer Margaret Barker (1965-...

The new era of the Philly POPS begins this weekend under the baton of new maestro Michael Krajewski as Italian musical treasures will be saluted during the Columbus Day weekend.   The Philly POPS opens its 2013-14 season with the theme "Viva Philadelphia!" – a celebration of the City and of Philadelphia's Italian spirit as well as a demonstr...

Belleville, New Jersey, native Dominic Scaglione Jr. has played Frankie Valli in the Chicago and Las Vegas companies of Jersey Boys as well as covering the role on Broadway. After four and a half years, he is understandably thrilled to be headlining the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical.   Though he was born more than 40...

Il 10 maggio l'Ambasciata d'Italia negli Stati Uniti, in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington, aprirà le porte al pubblico in occasione della giornata "EU Open House" (#EUOpenHouse).   Un appuntamento molto seguito nella capitale americana, che vede coinvolte ogni anno in contemporanea tutte le Ambasciate degli Stat...

A horse race known as Il Palio is held twice every year in Siena, Italy. It is an Italian tradition that dates back to 1656.   An American version of the race has been proposed for Atlantic City Friday and Saturday October 11 and 12. But we believe the idea has four legs. I'll tell you why.   Read more   Source: http:...

"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

October 28, 2015Wednesday 5:30 PMAmerican Trucking Associations Conference Center430 First Street SEWashington, District of Columbia Join us for a swingin' and minglin' reception to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Frank Sinatra, America's most extraordinary singer, actor, director, producer and all around spectacular entertainer who was born, yes,...

Vince Lombardi, the Super Bowl trophy's namesake, gravesite is located in Middletown, N.J., less than an hour from MetLife Stadium where the Super Bowl will be played. Would it be too much for the NFL to have someone make that trek and bring the trophy to the gravesite of the man it's named for?   Such is the request of Ed Cardoza, the...