Si è svolto lo scorso 10 aprile a Philadelphia il primo fundraising di Filitalia International and Foundation per raccogliere fondi per il "Museo della Storia dell'Immigrazione Italiana". L'evento ha avuto luogo al prestigioso Pyramid Club, dove i circa 200 invitati intervenuti si sono trovati di fronte ad una veduta spettacolare della città dell'a...

With this event, the Center for Italian Studies and ISSNAF celebrate Italian achievement and contributions to knowledge in the United States and Canada.   Program Location: Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall - 249 S. 36th Street 2pm The Value of Italian Experience for Success in North America Participants: Vincenzo Berghella, Professor - Di...

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM in Alumni Auditorium at Widener University.Sponsored by Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco, Associazione Regionale Abruzzese of Delaware Valley, XII October Lodge #486 Order of the Sons & Daughters of Italy in America. In Conjunction With Widener University & il Consolato Genera...

Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with over 625 outlets in 19 states, announced Lazaro Arbos, a Treat Team Member from Rita's outlet in Naples, Florida, was chosen as a Top 20 finalist by American Idol 2013 (Season 12).   Arbos earned a coveted spot on the popular singing competition's Top 20 following the Sudden D...

In this presentation, I will analyze the Passion of Stracci, the poor film extra in Pier Paolo Pasolini's La ricotta. I will focus on his characteristics as homo sacer and point out the visual dynamics of his Passion, in contrast to his counterpart, the cynical director of a mannerist movie on the Crucifixion who observes his death as the subprolet...

BY Kristen Gaydos Executive Chef Jim Guasto of Pittston brought his expertise to the kitchen at 279 Bar and Grill in Plains Township about four months ago.   Prior to that post, he honed his culinary skills at the Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic. He brings a fresh outlook to Luzerne County's food scene and frequently hosts his fellow...

By Michelle Durham   It's a Christmas Eve tradition for thousands in the Delaware Valley, especially those of Italian descent, the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Why seven? What is the meaning behind this treasured tradition? Vice President of Anastasi Seafood, Janet Anastasi-Stechman explains why seven fishes are prepared the night before...

The Simeone Automotive Museum's April 12th Demonstration Day will be a tribute to the most recognized automotive marque in the world: Ferrari. The red cars from Maranello achieved this recognition largely from their success on the racetrack. There will be a talk about the history of Ferrari, and six outstanding examples of the greatest Ferrari rac...

by Bob Kalinowski   When Zelino Vici opened his barber shop in Nanticoke, the United States president was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, baseball legend Babe Ruth was about to embark on the final year of his Hall of Fame career and canned beer was just hitting the market.   Vici charged 25 cents for haircuts and competed against dozens of...

by Andrea Canepari - Italian Consul General in Philadelphia   Dear Co-nationals, In an attempt to make the passport application process more efficient and to reduce waiting times in the office, the Passport Department of this Consulate General has decided to introduce a new system by which you can make your appointment online&...