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Nel corso di una visita a Washington per contatti con l'Amministrazione americana su tematiche politiche ed economiche, la Vice Ministro degli Esteri Marta Dassù ha incontrato la Deputy USTR, Vice Capo negoziatore per le tematiche di commercio internazionale, Ambasciatore Miriam Sapiro. Transatlantic Trade Investment PartnershipLa Vice Ministro ha...

Although San Diego can lay claim to Team Italy's lead off hitter/LA Dodgers infielder Nick Punto as their own born-and-raised MLB hero, Sanremo–a popular Italian Riviera resort town between Genoa and the French border–is the proud home of WBC teammate/Seattle Mariners third baseman Alex Liddi. Alex was literally weaned on baseball by his father, Ag...

Il 2 giugno in occasione dei festeggiamenti della festa della Repubblica partirà la terza parte del tour negli Stati Uniti dello spettacolo teatrale ''Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino'' di e con Massimiliano Finazzer Flory. Lo spettacolo, che rappresenta il teatro di prosa per l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, sarà in scena con due...

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by Jennifer Winot   AKRON — The 66th annual Italian-American Festival is known for tons of food and plenty of fun. This year's event takes place July 12 through 14 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. There will be food, live music, fireworks and activities for people of all ages, as well as a raffle.   Read more   Source: h...

Believe it or not, the city of Cleveland has a sister city. And not just any city in the world--an Italian city! Vicenza is located in the northeast region of Veneto and tends to be overshadowed by its better known neighbors Padova and Venezia to the east, and Verona to the west.   Although most Americans have never heard of Vicenza, any res...

By Mauro Battocchi Among the great innovators of our time stands Federico Faggin, the Vicenza native turned Bay Area resident, who designed the first commercial microprocessor and, in doing so, left an indelible mark on the face of humanity.   Take a look around the room. You will likely see myriad objects essential to our current way of li...

An Italian favorite makes a comeback opening its doors in a not so familiar location. John Piancone Sr. first had the idea of opening an Italian Specialty Store and Bakery in 1955 in Bradley Beach, New Jersey.   His vision expanded nearly 40 years later when his son Rick Piancone opened a family restaurant with his wife called La Nonna Pianc...

With its branded product line, a national market, and a few breakthroughs for export sales, BelGioioso Cheese is a model for the future of Wisconsin's cheese and dairy industry. That statement was made by Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association executive director John Umhoefer to attendees of the "Cows to Curds to Consumers" field day.   The ev...

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman are set to play themselves on holiday around Italy in a film directed by Paul Sorvino called One More Time, their agent said Monday.   Venice, Florence and the Tuscan riviera will be among the places the Hollywood legends will visit, Oscar Generale said on a location-picking missio...

Si è svolta il 17 settembre 2013 la cerimonia di rinnovo dell'accordo di gemellaggio tra le città di Grand Rapids e Perugia, che quest'anno compie vent'anni, alla presenza del sindaco di Grand Rapids George K. Heartwell e dell'Assessore allo sviluppo economico e al turismo Giuseppe Lomurno. Il giorno seguente ha avuto luogo una 'luncheon ceremony'...

After a big bang opening party, LUCE della Citta brings the Italian glamour to the Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA located at 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265. Tel 310 745 4154. They sell all things hand crafted and contemporary, including one of a kind Murano glass chandeliers, art glass complements and tableware, contemporary custom furnit...