History & culture

Make it a Movie (Part II)

February 2022 |
Italian American history is fascinating, but little is taught about the path Italian immigrants traveled as they became Italian Americans. By the mid-18th century, Italian traditions were blending into the culture of America, slowly becoming...

Clelia’s Big Italian Feast

February 2022 |
In 2008, after raving about my mom’s cooking, “Il miglior ristorante é la Mamma,” as I would say, one of my clients flew her out to Los Angeles to do a weekend cooking class, all expenses paid. “Clelia’s Big Italian Feast,” was an interactive...

NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest Now Open

February 2022 |
Sono aperte le iscrizioni per la borsa di studio “NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest” offerta da NIAF. Quest’anno, alla domanda di partecipazione per la borsa di studio dovrà essere allegato un saggio scritto sull’influenza di Cristoforo...

NIAF and the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation Partner to Showcase Excellence of Italian Americans

January 2022 |
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), headquartered in Atherton, CA, have partnered to promote the many accomplishments achieved by Italian Americans and...

Make It a Movie

January 2022 |
Molte persone preferiscono più i film e meno i libri. È per questa ragione l’autrice suggerisce quattro libri che sono stati girati per lo schermo che sono ottimi. Il primo film: “Coal War in the Mahoning Valley” descrive le vite degli italiani che...

“For Without Culture, Man Has No Soul”

January 2022 |
L’Ohio Regional Music Arts Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) è un'organizzazione nonprofit. Quest'organizzazione porta diverse opportunità culturali alle comunità dove non ne hanno molte. Anthony Taddeo fu interessato ad apprendere le sue radici italiane,...

Delegation of Italian American Leaders Forge Strategic Partnership with Italy’s Ambassador to the U.S.

January 2022 |
The meeting caps a yearlong effort to create a spirit of national unity among Italian Americans and establish a new era of diplomatic collaboration with Italy’s government.  A delegation of Italian American leaders met Dec. 3 with Mariangela...

Why Art Lovers Love Milano

December 2021 |
Standing in front of the Lamentation over The Dead Christ (c. 1483) by Andrea Mantegna, in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, is a moving and hypnotic experience. The museum has long recognized the importance and the fame of the painting. In 2014,...

Panettone o Pandoro

December 2021 |
Every year Christmas comes with the same question: should we celebrate Christmas by eating Panettone or Pandoro? This is one of the recurring questions during the Christmas season. In Italy, there are those who love Panettone and those who prefer...
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