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Only in Italy would a tribute to an American president take the form of a big dollop of ice cream. As Donald Trump prepares to descend on the clifftop town of Taormina in Sicily for the G7 summit, a gelateria has come up with a special ice cream it is calling The Trump Cup. Three scoops of gelato in red, white and blue represent the US flag, while...

Site of the Soul with Roberto Osti. Townsend Atelier, The Arts Building, 301 East 11th St. 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 26. Admission: Free. For more information: 423-266-2712 Townsend Atelier announces that visiting artist Roberto Osti, an author and expert on human anatomy, will give a lecture on Friday, May 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Townsend Atelier...

A one-hour video presentation featuring classic performances of duets from Italian opera including La Boheme, Otello, I Pagliacci, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, La Gioconda, Un Ballo in Maschera and I Puritani. Celebrated artists such as Jussi Bjorling, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Tito Gobbi, Richard Tucker, Robert Merri...

Il grande artista brasiliano ha preferito le Apuane a Roma, la sua è diventata immediamente una sfida, una sfida verso quell'enorme parete bianca levigata. Lo street artist e il suo assistente Agnaldo hanno realizzato la figura dell'eroe biblico sotto l'occhio attento delle telecamere di Sky, nel piazzale della cava, per riprendere attimo per attim...

Inside an unassuming Third Avenue chapel, local and cultural history abound under the banners of St. Ubaldo, St. Anthony and St. George. The statues of the three saints — which on Saturday will be hoisted high during Jessup’s annual Corsa dei Ceri race — occupy a rear shelf in the chapel amid a roomful of relics, ornaments and equipment that will b...

Tucked away in a lone cement courtyard near the foothills of Altadena, string lights lazily hang in front of Bulgarini Gelato. A few tables, with tiles and carved sunflowers on their surfaces sit in the shade just outside the windows, but upon opening the door, it was an entirely different vibe. Something straight out of an Italian travel book. Bes...

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art has announced an October event, unveiling a groundbreaking and unprecedented retrospective of seminal Italian-born American artist and architect, Paolo Soleri. Organized by SMoCA Curator of Contemporary Art Claire C. Carter, Paolo Soleri: The City Is Nature focuses on drawings, sculptures and models that Mr...

While Louis Vuitton set out for Kyoto and Christian Dior to Los Angeles, Pierpaolo Piccioli opted to present his 2018 Cruise collection for Valentino in New York City, marking the second time the Italian brand has descended upon the Big Apple to stage a pre-season show. As noted by Vogue, "On the runway, Piccioli picked up a sporty thread inspired...

Melissa Marino and Marco Saglimbeni are the first students completing a B.A. in Italian Studies in the history of Chapman University. They inaugurate a new and growing path of study at the university. Their professors thank them for their sincere devotion to the study of Italian language and culture and for their hard work during the past four year...

Thhere was a time in Avon when there was little to no Italian population. That began to change in 1905, when an explosion at the Ensign-Bickford Company factory in Avon caused some to leave the company and left a gap in employment. As Avon resident Aldo Vernesoni tells it, that explosion was responsible for the founding of Prince Thomas of Savoy, t...

Congratulations to Giuseppe Cataldo, PhD, systems engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and @NASA's space technology development program receives the “NASA’s Early Career Public Achievement Medal", a prestigious medal which is awarded for unusual and significant performance during the first 10 years of an individual's career in support...

Your fork will be doing pirouettes in this new plate of pasta. In honor of American Ballet Theatre's new season, which kicked off on May 15th at the Metropolitan Opera House, nearby restaurant Quality Italian has created a dish inspired by one dancer's favorite food: Pasta. Principal Isabella Boylston, who happens to be the youngest principal in th...