Brown University's Department of Italian Studies will host a festival of Italian movies today through Thursday, including a restored copy of Fellini's masterpiece, "La Dolce Vita," two silent movies from 1913, and the 2014 Oscar winner as best foreign language film, "The Great Beauty." The two silent films — "Spartacus, or The Thracian Gladiator,"...

Join NOIAW's Rhode Island Region for an "Italian Afternoon" starring violinist Grazia Raimondi at the Newport Music Festival on Saturday, July 18th at 4PM at the Elms Tent in Newport. Raimondi will be joined by seven other classical musicians including Jiří Bárta (cello), Terezie Fialová (piano), and Coline-Marie Orliac (harp.)   The pe...

The Italian Trade Commission was pleased to collaborate with the Mariani Family of Banfi Vintners to toast Italy, the Gilded Age and the Spirit of American Exceptionalism earlier this month at the Elms Mansion Venetian Ball in Newport County presenting a selection of extraordinary wines from Tuscany, Piedmont and the Veneto. Banfi presented a fanc...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Marco Elser      Translation by:   When one thinks of Newport, one thinks of the Great Gatsby and the huge villas designed by the most famous architects of the time. The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff, are just a few of the most famous mansions which were built during the g...

The Loggia Vittoria Order Sons of Italy in America will hold a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Lancellotta's Restaurant, 1113 Charles St.   There will be dinner, music, entertainment and raffle prizes. The cost is $30 per person for members and $35 for non-members.   Read more   Source: http://www.vall...

Trasmettere il valore della cucina attraverso la condivisione di culture e cibi da tutto il mondo; questo l'obiettivo della Chef Walters Cooking School, la scuola di cucina di Walter Potenza (nella foto), cuoco di origini italiane trapiantato da oltre 40 anni negli Stati Uniti, dove ha aperto anche un ristorante, precisamente nel centro di Providen...

By Bill Koch   With its second verbal commitment of the week late Saturday night, the University of Rhode Island is moving closer to finalizing its roster for the 2015-16 season. IMG Academy (Fla.) forward Nicola Akele pledged to the Rams after a whirlwind courtship over the last two months.   Akele also held offers from South Fl...

By Jen McCaffery   What Rhode Islander could resist a tale of an Italian grandmother who never stopped talking, knit dubious scarves and struggled to cook for her briefly vegan grandson? Seth Lepore, a nationally touring performer who grew up in Johnston, is returning to the stage in Rhode Island to premiere Firecracker Bye Bye, a funny tear...

by AnneMarie D'Attelo   Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6:30 PMRogers Free Public Library, Herreshoff Community Room,525 Hope Street, Bristol, RI   A presentation by the Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island that will highlight excerpts from its recently published book: Voices of Rhode Island's Italian Americans. This huge...

"Voices of Rhode Island's Italian-Americans" is a book that's packed with wonderful stories from Rhode Islanders whose families came from Italy in search of something better. The 182-page book includes almost 300 original photographs and excerpts, and describes the hardships, hopes, determination, cooperative spirit and industriousness of thes...