by Amanda Nichols   There is an Italian saying: "Tutte le strade conducono a Roma," meaning, "All roads lead to Rome." Without fail, each fleeting Bradford summer rounds out with the much-anticipated Festa Italiana.    The Festa Italiana Committee said this year's event, slated for Aug. 6 to 8, will once again feature a feast of...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...

"18 Ius Soli" a 2012 Award-winning grassroots Italian documentary by Fred Kuwornu about the issues of immigration and citizenship in modern Italy. In interviews with 18 young men and women, it illustrates the plight of 1.000.000 young people born and raised in Italy but unable to acquire an Italian citizenship, because their parents are immigrants....

Si è fatto carico di una buona causa il ristoratore di Mosciano Sant'Angelo Gabriele Marrangoni, patron e "scièf" (come ama scherzosamente definirsi) della country house Borgo Spoltino: il 27 gennaio 2013 ha cucinato abruzzese per i 300 partecipanti al Galà Abruzzo & Molise organizzato dall'associazione Italian American Spirit a Philadelphia.La...

by Chad Umble   Capricio's Italian Grill & Kitchen has opened outside Lancaster near Rockvale Outlets. The 1,800-square-foot restaurant at 2481 Lincoln Highway East is taking a space formerly occupied by Jake's Wayback Burger. It has seating for around 40.   The menu at Capricio's features pizza, subs and wraps as well as pas...

The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, Globus & Locus, Centro Altreitalie, and AISLLI (Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana) present,   XXI AISLLI Conference Italicity   The Languages of Italy in the United States betwe...

By Nicky D Cooks On Sunday, April 27, Giada Valenti will be back in Pittsburgh for her new show, From Venice With Love. Giada is preforming again at the Cabaret at Theatre Square in Downtown. The Venice born, international singer and songwriter will be performing on stage with her band. The show is described as "being taken on a romantic journey...

May 16, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMPresbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill - 8855 Germantown AvenuePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19118Cipriano de Rore wrote some of the most sublimely beautiful madrigals and motets ever to set ladies' hearts fluttering in Italy's 16th century villas and basilicas.   Piffaro, the nation's foremost Renaissance...

This, the Rev. Bob Simon wants you to know, is a Kragle-free zone. That is, the Vatican he's building out of LEGO bricks -- hundreds of thousands of them, mostly in white -- holds itself together, no Krazy Glue (or Kragle if you saw "The LEGO Movie") required.   "The dome scared me the most," said Simon, a parish priest from near Scrant...

While two American cities, Minneapolis and Seattle, have decided to remove Christopher Columbus' name from the holiday, Philadelphia is sticking with tradition, and there was a parade in South Philadelphia Sunday to celebrate. Spectators lined South Broad Street as they do every year to hear sting bands play traditional Italian music and to celebr...