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PARTY MODE: The inaugural edition of Prada Mode is setting up shop inside the easygoing hostel-hotel Freehand Miami for the Art Basel Miami Beach crowd. The club will serve as a cultural gathering ahead of the fair’s official opening Dec. 4 to 6, offering guests and Prada Mode members a packed schedule, as well as plenty of late-night music and dan...

In honor of Fendi’s 10th anniversary with Design Miami and of its Peekaboo bag, the Italian fashion house tapped Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis to create a series of sculptures that portray Fendi's identity. Marcelis’s luminous works in glass and resin have earned her many admirers in the fashion community; she’s also created installations for Repo...

“Not to get too political, but I feel like it is something that is greatly needed now,” says Raul de Nieves of the public art sculpture he will unveil during Miami Art Week in partnership with Bulgari and Art Production Fund. “We need a sense of uplift and a reminder that we should not lose this hope, as an adult especially. To allow yourself to be...

Sunday, December 9th at 11:00am. 1731 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605. Click Here To RSVP! No Charge To Attend. Open to the public. Join us as the Italian Club of Tampa closes their 100 Year Celebrations with a traditional Catholic Mass and Blessing of the Building Ceremony, along with the crowning of our new Santa Lucia. Father Angel Rivera-Fals SJ...

Until recently, Frank “Doc” Messina’s choice of performing arts pretty much focused in one area.  He considered himself a “music guy,” and he mostly made his livelihood either performing music or as a music educator. Today, the 71-year-old Messina has embraced another art, writing, and has cranked out two popular murder/mystery novels, with another...

Jennifer Rhoades wanted to stay true to her Sicilian roots when she recently opened her first certified kitchen – authentic food, family and fun.DiMisa Gourmet Sicily + Dolci is a quaint, walk-up window at 8205 U.S. 301 that offers Italian fare inspired by her grandmother Josephine DiMisa and her father Joseph DiMisa. It also builds on her five yea...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

The St Anthony Foundation of Charlotte and Nevins Center want to thank you on this Thanks-Giving Weekend for your support of The FESTA. Because of your attendance and or your hard work, donation of your talents, money, and time, FESTA and the St Anthony Foundation of Charlotte was able to give $30,000 to Nevins Center. The most ever, bringing our o...

A new Italian restaurant, Rosalie’s Trattoria, has opened in place of the short-lived Crispino’s Pizza on Market Street. Rosalie’s, at 5031 Market St., opened in mid-November offering pizzas, pastas, soups, salads and classic Italian desserts. So far the restaurant has advertised specials like fresh calamari sautéed in homemade marinara sauce over...

Peter Vittori will be one of the two recipients of the prestigious Italic Award, a special recognition as “Ambassador of the Made in Italy" that will be presented to him in occasion of the Italic Award Gala, organized by the IACCSE, on December 12th. Since 1990, Peter Vittori has led Sales and Marketing efforts for the MCLA region, which includes M...

An Italian holiday promises plenty of great food and wine, but locals in search of an authentic Italian fare experience don't have to travel that far. Instead, they can head to Donna Mare, the new eatery inside the Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club in Miami Beach. Located on the corner of 39th Street and Collins Avenue, the beachfront hotel, recognized a...

The American Association for Italian Studies is now accepting session and roundtable proposals for its next conference, which will take place from 14-16 March, 2019 at Wake Forest University, NC. The conference will be held on the new campus Wake Downtown, conveniently located near hotels and restaurants in downtown Winston Salem. In keeping with t...