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  • Master in Performing Arts Management - ATS
    A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school.
  • The Marchesi Pastry shop has now officially found its new Prada style home, after moving from via Santa Maria alla Porta to via Monte Napoleone 9. Though it may be in a new location, the two hundred year old pastry shop veteran still offers the very same sweets that got them to where they are today.
  • Milano Unica, the luxury textile and accessories fair based in Milan, sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Development in partnership with the Italian Trade Commission of Exhibitors (ICE), made its debut in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Center from July 20th to July 22nd.
  • Design Week: Once again New York is overwhelmed with events, panels and fairs about the international design week, which never cease to amaze. Much space is dedicated to the young and creative. “Made in Italy” offers elegance and originality. We specifically focused on “Collective Focus: Italy”, which ends on Sunday May 17th. The exhibition, curated by the editor of W magazine Stefano Tonchi, took place at the futuristic Skylight Clarkson. You’re still in time to experience the breathe in the fresh air of Italian and international design.
  • A conversation about the life of Medardo Rosso (Turin, 1858 - Milan, 1928), and his relationship to New York. i-Italy talks to Laura Mattioli, Founder and President of the Center for Italian Modern Art, and Danila Marsule Rosso, President of the Museo Medardo Rosso and the sculptor’s greatgranddaughter.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Judith Harris(April 24, 2015)
    Expo 2015 is an innovative showcase. Unlike World Fairs of the past, its focus is more ideas than icons. Past universal expositions left majestic architectural monuments: London’s Crystal Palace from 1851, Paris’s Eiffel Tower from 1889, and Rome’s EUR district, still magnificent even though war canceled that Expo in 1942.
  • With the Expo Milano 2015 kick off date only a week away, many Italians are concerned that Milan will not be ready to host the 20 million people that are getting ready to file into the city for sixth months, the length of the world’s fair. The New York Times is not the only newspaper to recently release an article concerning the many controversies that have permeated the atmosphere of the Expo and Italy’s international image.
  • The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has decided to create a new grant in order to support the ongoing “Save the Saint” restoration process, which aims to restore the Duomo of Milan and its 135 spires, including the one featuring Saint Francesca Cabrini, the first ever American citizen to be officially made a Saint by the Catholic Church. As a naturalized US citizen, the figure of Mother Cabrini is very significant to all Italian Americans.

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