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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa dellla Repubblica

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa dellla Repubblica

| June 2, 2018

Care e cari connazionali, amici italo-americani Nel celebrare oggi il 72mo anniversario della Repubblica ricordiamo la scelta di libertà che le Italiane e gli Italiani effettuarono il 2 giugno 1946. Una scelta che ha consentito al nostro Paese di incamminarsi sulla strada della democrazia e del progresso nell’alveo transatlantico ed europeo. Quest’anno ricorre anche il […]

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Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

| May 16, 2018

A  Mary Sansone, a gutsy Brooklyn social worker who created a robust community service organization that bridged racial and ethnic barriers, defied the Mafia and befriended supportive politicians, died on Monday in Brooklyn. She was 101. Source: Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

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Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

| May 12, 2018

The Saint Ambrogio Society Club celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday. The Saint Ambrogio Society began as a club exclusive to those Italian-Americans who migrated to America from the Ferentino region of Italy, but today opens its doors to all peoples and cultures. Source: Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

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Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

| May 7, 2018

The latest data on Italian wine exports show that they have not been able to break the threshold of six billion euros in value. But even at 5.989 billion euros they were a good result compared to 5.623 billion euros in 2016, representing an increase of around 6%. On the downside, if there is one, […]

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A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

| May 7, 2018

Francesco Pergolesi uses environmental portraiture and still lifes to celebrate the disappearing culture of Italy’s independent shopkeepers, in a new exhibition at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago. Source: A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

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Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

| April 27, 2018

The Dolce & Gabbana woman can be defined by her willful rejection of the well-known Coco Chanel edict—preferring to put on rather than take off one final accessory before leaving the house—and the almost comically ornate jewelry on display echoed this attitude. Source: Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

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Vinitaly Brings Italy’s Wine Superstars to Verona 

Vinitaly Brings Italy’s Wine Superstars to Verona 

| April 17, 2018

Vinitaly, Italy’s annual wine and spirits trade fair, kicked off April 14 with OperaWine, a tasting presenting 107 of Italy’s top wine producers, selected by Wine Spectator. Held at Verona’s historic Palazzo della Gran Guardia, the seventh edition of OperaWine drew more than 2,000 invited guests from around the world, including American restaurateur and vintner […]

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Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

| April 13, 2018

Some 40 years of vicissitudes later, Palazzo Citterio will become part of the Brera Art Gallery with its over 6,500 square meters of modern and contemporary art. The official handover to museum director James Bradburne is expected to come in June after all the various systems installed have been tested, the culture ministry’s Lombardy region […]

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Annual report on migration to Italy reveals increasing difficulties for those in need – Vatican News

Annual report on migration to Italy reveals increasing difficulties for those in need – Vatican News

| April 13, 2018

  Less migrants and refugees are setting foot in Italy than in previous years but they face greater difficulties in having their requests for protection processed and in integrating into society. This is one of the findings of the annual report presented on Monday in Rome by the Jesuit-run Centro Astalli that offers assistance and […]

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‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

| April 7, 2018

  “Once we’re dead, we’re dead. I don’t want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce & Gabbana,” Gabbana, 55, said in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Dolce, 59, added that the pair had refused “every offer to buy the brand”. “You can have all the money in the world, but if […]

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Andrew Balducci, of the iconic NYC gourmet food store, dead at 92

Andrew Balducci, of the iconic NYC gourmet food store, dead at 92

| March 31, 2018

Balducci was born in Brooklyn but raised in Italy after his family moved back when he was two months old. He returned to New York with his family in 1939, later serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II and participating in the D-Day invasion. Source: Andrew Balducci, of the iconic NYC gourmet food […]

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Vintage election meddling: Italian-Americans urge relatives to vote against communism in 1948

Vintage election meddling: Italian-Americans urge relatives to vote against communism in 1948

| March 25, 2018

In 1948, the United States worried Italians would vote socialist in the country’s upcoming election. Thousands of Central New York Italian-Americans wrote letters to their native home urging them not to. With the Cold War heating up, both the United States and the Soviet Union sent bags of money to the Italian political party they […]

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