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Colorado Rejects Bill to Abolish Columbus Day as State Holiday

The National Italian American Foundation commends the Colorado House State, Veterans and Military Committee’s recent vote of seven to two rejecting a bill that would have...

Being Italian Versus Sounding Like One

Dino Borri

The business of using fraudulent names or images to evoke Italy has hit stratospheric numbers. Never before has the problem of “Italian sounding” been so, well, audible.

Giorgio Van Straten's Journey in Search of Eight Lost Books

Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò hosted, with the participation of authors Jhumpa Lahiri and Tiziana Rinaldi Castro, one of its many successful book presentations for Storie di Libri...

Panorama Europe Film Festival is Back

I. I.

Panorama Europe 2016, the eighth edition of the essential festival of new and vital European cinema, co-presented by Museum of the Moving Image and the members of EUNIC (European...

An Explosive Week for i-Italy!

I. I.

It’s been an explosive week for i-Italy. First, the largest Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera runs an article about us in its weekly insert “Innovation.” Then, a long interview with i-Italy’s founders by journalist Goffredo Palmerini gets published in a host of Italian online sources in Italy and abroad—including America Oggi, the only Italian language daily paper in the U.S. Last but not least, the story reaches the American public through the websites of CNBC, The Boston Globe, and 197 other online American sources from Washington to the Silicon Valley and the Hawaii!

Italy Readies First Ever International Art Rescue Team

Judith Harris

The world's first ever international task force of 31 volunteer civilian art rescue experts known as the UN "Blue Helmets for Culture" will shortly be dispatched, after highly...

Eataly’s New Rooftop Will Bring You to the Italian Riviera

M. T.

Think: cabanas, beach umbrellas and delicious coastal food and summer cocktails! Summer is coming to New York early with the launch of SABBIA, an Italian seaside restaurant on...

Samantha Cristoforetti: Grounded in the Stars

Maria Rita Latto and Letizia Airos

Italy’s first female crew member in the European Space Agency has become a point of pride among young women not just in Italy but everywhere. The engineer/aviator/military...

NIAF NEW YORK GALA. Another Magical Evening in New York City

Beneath the towering Renaissance-inspired marble columns at the legendary Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City another unique springtime bash with NIAF to promote the culture...

MY MENTORS. Alberto Cribiore. Learning to Give Credit Where Credit is Due

Lucia Pasqualini

Alberto taught me a basic rule of meritocracy: the importance of giving credit where credit is due. He taught me that one’s reputation may be built day by day through concrete...

Mediating Cultures

Letizia Airos

The new issue of i-ItalyNY is hitting New York this week. Here is a preview of its contents and an invitation to look for it around the city.

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