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The clan has lived in the United States since the 1970s but makes regular return trips to Sicily to see family and ground their Italian roots in Mediterranean soil.
Excavators working in the Roman-era city of Pompeii, Italy, have uncovered an ancient shrine surrounded by idyllic paintings of plants, snakes, and a lifelike peacock.
The Preogressive Women's Association honored 11 women of Italian heritage during a Women of Distinction Lucheon in the Uptown Evgent Center in downtown Clarksburg.
Banker Gilberto Baschiera, who swiped €1m from rich savers to lend to needy, rues ‘shadow funding’ that left him homeless
During the presentation of Interpoma 2018, it was discussed how organic apples are increasingly popular in both the fresh and the processing industries. More and more hectares are being converted, especially in Alto Adige, but the right varieties are needed.
The Office of the Italian Consulate in Miami, under the leadership of the honorable Consul General, Cristiano Musillo, has announced that a week-long celebration, the 18th International Week of the Italian Language, will take place in various Florida cities from October 15 until October 22, 2018 during the statewide Italian Heritage Month celebration.
A large banner bid “Benvenuti” to hundreds of patrons passing under the Welcome Center archway for the first Italian Cultural Festival at LaSalette Shrine.
The Italian coffee roasting company was founded in 1933 in the port city of Trieste, Italy, by Illy’s grandfather, Francesco Illy, a Hungarian-born financial accountant, who figured out a way to use pressurization to preserve the taste and aroma of packaged coffee.
Starts the spot for the bistecca alla fiorentina on the The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The 150th edition of the Parade of Italian heritage of 150 years can say one thing: the parade of the last Italian party was the largest participation in the "recent memory".
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Italy in NY Calendar
Assembled entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition reveals the depth of Rome’s impact from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, before rising individualism, internationalism, and the optimistic equilibrium between secular and religious forces caused the city’s ultimate marginalization. Organized by LACMA
Info at www.lacma.org
Lecture. Casa Italiana hosts this book club that meets once a month to discuss contemporary Italian books in Italian. The Club is open to anyone and its purpose is to offer the possibility to practice the Italian language. Everybody is encouraged to speak.
In the posthumously published Missing Madonnas, the late poet Gil Fagiani writes with lyricism and humor about the absurdities of life, from mythical Madonnas to nonnas to urban addictions, gallant struggles for redemption, and the sustained beauty of ordinary days and lives.
Lecture from the book "Power, Politics, and the Making of an Automotive Empire" (2018, David Bull Publishing) by Luca Dal Monte.
What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music is a music listening and discussion group that meets at Casa Italiana and is open to everyone.