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OSIA: Honoring Joseph Sciame

I. I.

The Guglielmo Marconi Award, the Order Sons of Italy in America's (OSIA) highest honor, is named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy. It...

Corruption and the Economy: From the Ill Winds, Some Good

Judith Harris

As the daily outpouring showing the extent of corruption shows, “It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.” In the case of Italy, that ill wind is the troubled economy....

Rome on the Eve of a Jubilee

Judith Harris

On the eve of the Extraordinary Jubilee called by Pope Francis to begin Dec. 8, the Eternal City administration is plagued by accusations of corruption and Mafia infiltration....

L'Amore Corto, a Short About Time, Living Abroad and Expectations

Natasha Lardera

Just presented at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Toronto, right after a successful screening at the Short Film Corner in Cannes, L'Amore Corto, a short film by...

Changing the Food Industry, Changing the System. Now.

Dino Borri

Carlo Petrini, founder of the International Slow Food Movement and author of Loving the Earth, is extremely passionate about changing the food industry, taking action now, before it’s too late. He wants to create awareness of the flaws in the way the food industry currently operates, which focuses solely on spectacle and consumerism.

Broken Windows, Broken Lives

George De Stefano

Law enforcement in New York, says advocate and organizer Robert Gangi, is "a form of institutional bullying."

IAWA-West Welcomes Canadian author Caterina Edwards and Fred Misurella on Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ Cornelia St. Cafe


Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West...

The Fancy Food Show in the Words of Italian Trade Commissioner

Natasha Lardera

The Italian Trade Commission has partnered with The Specialty Food Association and Universal Marketing in the organization of the Italian pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show as...

Italy Shines as first First Partner Country and Sponsor at 2015 SFFS

Natasha Lardera

Italy is the main protagonist of the 2015 edition of Summer Fancy Food, the largest marketplace devoted exclusively to specialty foods and beverages in North America. For the...

'Time Table’. Food as Central Theme in Turin

Alessio Shostak

'Time Table – Tavola dei Secoli’ is an exhibition taking place at the Palazzo Madama in Turin, which will run from the 24th of June until the 18th of October. Inspired by the...

Daniele Puppi: Minimal Devices of Multisensory Reanimation

Roberta Cutillo

The Italian Cultural Institute in New York recently showcased two remarkable installation pieces by Italian artist and receiver of this year’s Gotham Prize, Daniele Puppi. We...

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