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Umbria is a small Italian region located in the heart of the peninsula. It isn’t bathed by the sea, but Lake Trasimeno makes up for this lack, representing an attraction for bathers and gourmets who want to eat fresh fish. The area then, may not be known for its coasts, but has many other things to offer. One of these is an event dedicated to choco...

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm. The Scarab Club – 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, MI 48202. Registration is required by October 16th. This event, mainly in Italian, is open to the public. Prof. Stefania Spina (Università per Stranieri di Perugia): "Fiumi di parole. L’italiano liquido ed informale dei social media". ("Rivers of words. The flow of f...

The Lobby, a family weekend go-to and popular date night restaurant at 7 Bakery Lane, closed last month. Stepping up to the plate with a new culinary undertaking are Matt Corrente ’06, previous head chef of Two Brothers Tavern, and Caroline Corrente, current owner of Haymaker Bun Co., located in Middlebury. Amidst a buzz of construction and activit...

From Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Monday, March 18, 2019. From 9:00 am To 5:00 pm. Entrance: Free. J. Paul Getty Museum - 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049. What did ancient Greeks believe would happen to them after they died? Organized around a monumental funerary vessel, on loan from National Archaeological Museum in Naples and recent...

Veteran Voice gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a veteran in the League ahead of the 2018-19 season.  In this installment, the ECHL spoke with Rocco Carzo of the Kansas City Mavericks, who enters his sixth professional season in 2018-19. Name: Roccoo Carzo. Age: 28. Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania. Team: Kansas City Mavericks. 2017-18 Stats:...

There in the kitchen she sits, perfectly coiffed, dressed in one of her favorite Chico’s outfits: royal blue pants with a microfiber tank in teal and an artesian embroidered jacket in shades of blue and teal. Her face has smile lines from decades of a life well lived. And as you listen to her talk, for a moment, you forget she’s lived practically a...

Still getting into the swing of things and dealing with “new baby syndrome,” my life is slowly starting to find some order. There has been an appreciated outpouring of love in the form of gifts of onesies (for baby Henry), a bottle or two of liquor (presumably for me), as well as diapers and baby wipes (for humanity). I expected some of our wonderf...

Charles Messina is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-American descent, he attended Xavier High School and then later, New York University. Known for his deconstructive take on biographical subjects, Messina’s most notable stage work as director includes the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway pl...

When Danny Fratta was growing up in Little Italy, a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, there was a community feast every weekend in the summer. “The Neapolitans settled here on Mulberry Street; the Sicilians were on Elizabeth Street; the Calabreses were on Mott Street … and everyone had a saint,” Fratta told The Epoch Times. Today, the Feast of San G...

Chances are good you’re aware that Italy’s northernmost province of Alto Adige, the self-governing region tucked away in Italy’s northeast, shouldered-up against Austria and Switzerland, has a reputation for producing a number of superb white wines. But it may surprise you to know that Alto Adige, or Südtirol, as it’s known by the local German-spea...

It no longer carries the U.S. Army stamp or the military pomp and circumstance that came with that, but making the All-American Bowl roster still is a really big deal. Naples High School's Chez Mellusi officially became one of 300 high school seniors in the nation to earn a spot in the annual high school all-star game in San Antonio's Alamodome on...

For its 2018-19 academic year, the Center for Italian Modern Art is pleased to present its first group show, Metaphysical Masterpieces 1916-1920: Morandi, Sironi, and Carrà, in collaboration with Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, and curated by that museum’s Director James Bradburne in collaboration with CIMA President Laura Mattioli. The exhibition is f...