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Bodyfriend’s Lamborghini-themed massage chair is expected to see light in the US during the first half of 2018, according to company officials.“We expect the chair to be introduced at the Las Vegas flagship store in the US, possibly as early as next year,” a spokesperson for the Korean massage chair firm recently told The Investor. Bodyfriend signe...

A noted Italian chef from New Jersey has submitted an application to renovate a building on Hilton Head Island so he can turn it into a restaurant. Nunzio Patruno has seen wide success with Nunzio Ristorante Rustico, which opened in 2003 has been reviewed by The New York Times among others. Hilton Head’s Ombra Cucina Rustica Chef Michael Cirafesi a...

The opening of CIMA (Center for Italian modern art) first, followed by Magazzino Italian Art (to which is dedicated the photo exhibition currently on view at the Institute) shows confidence about the interest for Italian art from early 1900s to contemporary art. In this respect, the extensive exhibition dedicated to Burri at the Guggenheim Museum i...

Dal 6 al 12 ottobre, Miss Chef è tornata a New York per realizzare la sua sesta edizione internazionale. Miss Chef è la prima competizione tra alcune delle migliori chef donne italiane con la proposizione, tutta in rosa, dei più rinomati menù della tradizione culinaria nostrana, valorizzando il "Made in Italy" delle eccellenze eno-gastronomiche e l...

Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held the Italian Studies Annual Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their families. The program included presentations by Italian Studies faculty on their back...

Adriano Olivetti was a multitasking person indeed and everything he did he was quite successful. He was not “only” an urbanist, editor, writer and entrepreneur but he was also a great supporter of technology and corporate social responsibility. Adriano Olivetti was also one of the strongest opponents of Fascist Regimein Italy and he converted his c...

Slow Food International is an organization that promotes traditional food production, including fair prices to farmers, solid environmental practices, heritage breeds of livestock and heirloom vegetable varieties. It began in Italy, but there is a strong U.S. presence with local chapters in many cities, including Milwaukee and Madison. Every other...

Italian sprinter Semuedè (“Sem”) Andreis has verbally committed to The Ohio State University’s class of 2022. “I decide to commit to Ohio state University because I think it will be a good opportunity for my future and to stay closer to my american family and friends.”  [sic] Andreis came to the United States in 2016 as an exchange student in New P...

Italy is becoming a country of old men and women. Or is it? True, Il Bel Paese does have the lowest natality rates of the continent, with only 7.8 children born every 1000 people, half of the rates in Ireland, the most prolific of the EU states. Yet, demographics are quite complex when it comes to the age and health of Italian people, because if it...

When Riad Aamar sees a recipe would like to try, he just can’t himself. He has to put his own spin on the dish. You see, that is what makes his dishes special and provides him the proverbial joy of cooking. “I like adding or changing the recipe to come up with a new way of cooking the dish, making it my own taste,” he says, as he and his wife and b...

In his depiction of Jesus newly risen from the tomb and lifting his right hand in gentle blessing, painted around 1500, Giovanni Bellini represents Christianity’s savior as the morning dawn. At the far right, the bell tower of a distant town pierces the incandescent horizon, poised to toll and announce the arrival of a new day. In this extraordinar...

The city of Columbus has its first pesto king. Greater Columbus Sisters Cities International, with the Columbus Italian Festival, hosted the inaugural Columbus Pesto Championship on Sunday and Marcello Canova, an Ohio State professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was chosen from 10 local finalists as the city's premiere pesto maker.    S...