Ferdinando Carulli (b. Naples 1770 - d. Paris 1841) was perhaps the most significant composer and instructor for the guitar in the Nineteenth Century. Highly prolific, many of the virtuoso's works, including his "Harmony Applied to the Guitar," continue to be used today to train students the classical guitar. According to most sources he was born o...

Their goal is to design small, portable (or rather, “wearable”), kidney dialysis devices. California-based firm EasyDial Inc. and the University of Naples Federico II have signed an agreement to collaborate on this project. The Italo-American company, founded in California in 2013 by Italian engineer Renato Giordano, is opening a research center in...

La festa di mezza estate per eccellenza in Italia, ovvero il Ferragosto, ha portato a San Francisco un'ospite davvero speciale direttamente dalle strade della città di Napoli.   Il Museo Italo Americano ha ospitato per due indimenticabili appuntamenti musicali Alfredo Imparato, definito da un noto giornalista di Napoli "uno degli ultimi mene...

Keeping with its commitment to promoting Napoli in the US that began with Unite the Two Bays, Campania Felix to showcase NapolixExpo 2015 – Art, Culture & Business on April 28 at Los Angeles' 20 Italian Regions For Expo Milan 2015 ART, HI-TECH AND BEAUTY. EMOTIONS AND FLAVORS.   While the interest in Expo 2015 keeps growing, in the US ar...

di Roberto Natalini   Il più grande ed ambizioso evento nel programma delle celebrazioni per il "2013: Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti".   Si profila essere un evento storico la prima collaborazione artistica tra il Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli, il più antico teatro d'opera ancora attivo in Europa, e la rinomata San Fra...

Cento milioni di piccoli pacchi escono ogni anno dalle 35 linee di confezionamento che fanno di Besana, classe 1921, il più grande produttore e distributore italiano di frutta secca al mondo, presente da poco anche in Cina attraverso i negozi della catena Walmart.   Fondata dai fratelli Emilio e Vincenzo Besana oggi l’azienda – distrutta dur...

The terracotta statuette shows the new mayor -- who has spoken proudly of his Italian heritage -- smiling and waving and wearing an Italian flag band like the one donned by mayors in Italy. It is on sale in San Gregorio Armeno, the Naples neighbourhood specialising in Christmas crafts, alongside representations of the traditional Holy Family a...

WTI Magazine #9    2013 Dec, 13Author : Made in Cloister      Translation by:   Help us restore a renaissance Cloister in the heart of Naples and to begin a new story of art and fine craft. Supported by Laurie Anderson, Antony and the Johnsons, Lou Reed, Timothy Greenfield – Sanders, Maria Thereza Alves, Jimmi...

Another of classical philology's wildest dreams is on the verge of coming true. Every so often, something lost forever suddenly re-appears.   On the eve of humanism, Petrarch rediscovered the letters of Cicero and sections of Livy. A few decades later, Poggio Bracciolini resurrected Lucretius and Quintilian.   Read more  ...

Neapolitan Italian tenor Giovanni Formisano sings a recital of songs in Italian and in Neapolitan dialect with opera arias from Andrea Chenier, Lucia di Lammermoor, Il Corsaro and L'Arlesiana. Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Dante Alighieri Society of MA - 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139   He will be assisted by...