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The eternal enchantment of the Eternal City: little known facts about Rome (Part II) | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source

Piazza Navona: how beautiful it is. Source: The eternal enchantment of the Eternal City: little known facts about Rome (Part II) | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source


The Black Hand: Upcoming blockbuster movie on the deadliest secret society in American History

Set in the early 1900s, the story follows Joe Petrosino — an NYPD cop who took on “The Black Hand”, the Deadliest Secret Society In American History. Source: The Black Hand: Upcoming blockbuster movie on the deadliest secret society in American History


The independence Sicilian Heritage Festival – Free Live Music, Italian Sicilian Food

The Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival Free live music. We celebrate our Sicilian Heritage every year the 2nd weekend in March. Join us for a great time. Source: The independence Sicilian Heritage Festival – Free Live Music, Italian Sicilian Food


Map of Italian Languages and dialects – click to enlarge it – All things Italian and more!

Map of Italian Languages and dialects – click to enlarge it In Italian the most spoken languages are mainly Romance languages, but also Germanic languages, Slavic languages, Greek and Albanian. The Italian, the official language of the Italian Republic descends historically from the literary Tuscan, the use of which beganRead More …


Film & History

Linciati: Lynchings of Italians in America (2004)Linciati: Lynchings of Italians in America (2004) Unlike other European immigrants who struggled initially to become “white” in America, such as the Irish and the Jews, Italian immigrants fought a hostile reception even beyond the third generation in the U.S. Despite or perhaps becauseRead More …


Medici: Masters of Fiction | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source

Source: Medici: Masters of Fiction | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source


THE LEGEND OF ‘LA BEFANA’

THE LEGEND OF ‘LA BEFANA’ http://buff.ly/2id0uDY     La Befana is the benevolent old woman with magical powers who brings gifts to the children of Italy on the eve of Epiphany. Like most legends there are many versions. This is just one of them. The name Befana is derived fromRead More …


How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained

Source: How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained


Italy’s Earthquake: The “Casa Italia” Plan

As reported by Italian newspapers, Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi announced the so-called “Casa Italia” (Home Italy) plan, for earthquake a Source: Italy’s Earthquake: The “Casa Italia” Plan


Monday night candlelight Vigil – Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims

A message from Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino and Italian Consul General Antonio Verde: Source: Monday night candlelight Vigil – Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims


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