Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

What happens when award-winning Italian and American costume designers get together on a university stage to discuss cinema, fashion and costume design? The audience is treated to a little slice of cinematic magic.  There’s the lively repartee between masters of the craft – costume designers who have created the wardrobes for the best-known movies...

A New York gallery won’t return an ancient bust of Alexander the Great to Italy without a legal fight. On Wednesday, Manhattan’s Safani Gallery filed a suit against the Republic of Italy in the city’s Southern District Court with the hope of stopping the bust—an artifact dating back to the first century—from heading back to its home country. Dubbed...

Aiming to promote the prestigious quality of Italian beauty products in America, Beauty Made in Italy is partnering with the Italian luxury concept store 10 Corso Como New York for a limited-time holiday pop-up store featuring 12 Italian beauty brands. Open from November 14, 2019, through January 3, 2020, the pop-up will spotlight products from Acc...

After a piano rehearsal, two orchestra sessions and one concert performance together, soprano Christine Goerke gushed with praise for Gianandrea Noseda. “He doesn’t just use his hands and his arms. He conducts with his entire body,” she said. “And it is amazing, because when you see that kind of energetic physicality, there is no mistaking what he...

Tuesday 19 November 2019 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. C.I.M.A. 421 Broome St., 4TH FL, NEW YORK, NY 10013. In a 1950 interview for the New York Times, Marino Marini lamented that the plight of sculptors in Italy was “very bad […] and people have no place to put sculpture.”  The sculptor’s woes connected the low market to the post-war reconstruction as well...

Tuesday, 11/26/2019 - 6:30pm. 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Presented in collaboration with BACAS - Borghi Antichi Cultura Arti e Scienze. Mimmo Lucano, former mayor of Riace, Calabria, in conversation with: Pietro Costa, Founder and Executive Creative Director, BACAS; Tiziana Rinaldi Castro, Creative Director of Literary Programs, BACAS; Teres...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

Fratelli Beretta, a family-owned business built around Italian charcuterie tradition, is now partnering with Madison Square Garden. This partnership includes two concession stands—one on the sixth level and one on the tenth level.  They will be serving four different panini-style sandwiches with both hot and cold options. When they decided to expan...

If Tony Bennett ran his own Instagram, his bio might read "musician, painter, writer, content creator," alongside "NYC -> California" and the microphone, piano and jazz hands emojis. At 93, the show biz legend is what we today call a multi-hyphenate. On top of 19 Grammys, two Emmys and a dozen books, Bennett has been quietly and successfully painti...