Italian food is indisputably delicious, arguably the best of all cuisines. But eating microwaved lasagna in front of your favorite sitcom re-run is hardly eating like an Italian — that's a very American habit. While Italy is the land of pizza and pasta, it's also the healthiest country in the world, partly because of its food. Healthy fats, fresh p...

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy, in part, lies with one man who had a very unique friendship with him: Edward Gero who plays Scalia in “The Originalist,” which returns July 7 to Arena Stage.“I feel myself, in a way, representing the legacy of Scalia and all those great characteristics that he had as an intellectual, as a love...

When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 At 7:30 pm - Where: Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum. Organized by : Hammer Musuem & American Institute of Architects (AIA). Entrance : Free. Copresented by the Hammer Museum and American Institute of Architects (AIA), Los Angeles. More information HERE. Professors Felicity Scott, author of Architecture or Techno-U...

The furnaces glow orange and belch heat. And at around 3,000 degrees, something almost magical takes place: a sand mixture melts and becomes glass. The molten concoction can then, like candy, be squeezed, pulled or shaped. It's a craft they've been perfecting on this Italian island for generations. In this "glass Mecca," there's no mistaking the do...

You’ve heard of the Slow Food movement: farm-to-table, market-to-hipster, ramp-to-salad bowl and the like. But have you heard of the Slow Art movement? It’s a philosophy that Vittorio Calabrese, the director of Magazzino Italian Art, hopes this new upstate weekender destination will embody. Turns out Slow Food also began in Italy (as a protest agai...

It's hard to say which feat was more grueling: Michelangelo painting the Sistine Chapel in the early 16th century or the lengthy construction of the Oculus at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub. The former took nearly 15 years to complete and was a serious toll on the legendary artist; the latter was finished 10 years late and $2 billion ove...

It’s been hardly a month since the news of America’s first Lamborghini Centenario getting delivered to the lucky customer filled up blog spaces and car news sites. All four Lamborghini Centenario coupes have hit the streets already and now it’s the turn of the Roadster variant. The good news is that the world’s first Lamborghini Centenario Roadster...

Watch for actress/playwright Candice Guardino's "Italian Bred" at the famed Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, N.J., Sunday, July 30, at 3 p.m. Based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian in Woodrow, in "Italian Bred," Candice slips in and out of multiple family characters while sharing the stage with came...

Con questo articolo dedicato alla musica italica chiudiamo una sorta di trilogia iniziata con i libri, proseguita con il cinema e conclusa, adesso, con la musica. Ho riascoltato la canzone recentemente, colonna sonora di Love is All You Need, film romantico anche se dalla narrazione piuttosto scontata. Sfilano le immagini della costiera amalfitana:...

It was only one start but for Francesco Laosa a chance to drive a pacer proved fruitful when the Sicilian professional harness racing finished second in the one race that he drove at Monticello Raceway on Thursday, June 22. According to his friend Marco Barone who doubled as his interpreter, the Italian speaking professional driver and his wife Car...