Composer Ed Munger, 76, and lyricist Herb Weisburgh, 82, are a local songwriting duo who have been working together for 50 years. Their first and only stage work, the musical "Love in Firenze," is finally having a full production this week at The Addy, the intimate new theater at Proctors. Named after the city of Florence (Firenze), the show is a l...

Woodpecker Disco – Cervia, Emilia-Romagna: Woodpecker disco is a domed nightclub nestled in a pine forest near Cervia, in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. The structure was designed by architect Filippo Monti and began operating as a club in the late 1960s. It was considered one of the most popular clubs of the Adriatic Riviera until...

Da mercoledì 18 a venerdì 20 aprile il comune di Castiglion Fiorentino ed il Sistema Museale Castiglionese ospitano la tre giorni “Il Sistema museale castiglionese e il Metropolitan Museo of Art di New York: esempi di accessibilità a confronto” nella quale esperti proveniente da importanti realtà nazionali ed internazionali come aiuteranno ad appro...

Dal primo salone (siamo nel 2012) di Cremona per arrivare ai due store a Dubai; nel mezzo ci sono quelli di Brescia, Milano e Bergamo. Oggi Barberia Italiana punta a Carrara, più precisamente a Marina di Carrara, in via Rinchiosa 32a. E' qui che sabato 14 aprile verrà inaugurato (dalle 17) Little Italy Barber Shop, per un locale, anticipano i propr...

Inhibition of the oncogenic kinase AKT, a key protein governing the cell cycle, was found to arrest cancer cell proliferation and triggered their programmed death by apoptosis. The study, published today in Oncogene, represents significant progress in the clinical translation of previous basic scientific discoveries. “Understanding the molecular fe...

Florence may be synonymous with the Renaissance, but its present-day cultural attributes are proving dynamic too. Last month, just weeks on from the unveiling of eight revamped rooms showing works by Caravaggio and his contemporaries at the Uffizi, saw the opening of a new not-for-profit public gallery, the first pledged to show only Modern and Con...

Growing up in Florence, Italy, Nada Vergili was just steps away from some of the world’s most iconic spots—and had a front-row seat to a lifestyle overworked and stressed-out Americans want more of. Now her Charlotte-based tour company, Nada’s Italy, located in the heart of Dilworth, is all about sharing that way of life, “la dolce vita,” with peop...

Look, we would never complain about a trip to Roma or Firenze. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not absolutely stunning, we figured it would be worth it to venture beyond our familiar Italian horizons (yep, even beyond Cinque Terre and Positano). So here are some of Italy’s lesser known towns and tiny hamle...

You might imagine an Italian Easter revolves around going to mass, exchanging chocolate eggs and sitting down to roast lamb. But there's more to it than that. In towns and cities across the country, Easter celebrations involve quirky traditions of sometimes mysterious origins. Here are some of the strangest, which you should definitely try to check...

After a three-year-long restoration, Renaissance master Piero della Francesca's Resurrection can once again be admired in its original glory at the civic museum of Sansepolcro, the little Tuscan town where the artist was born sometime around 1420. The details and colors that make up the masterpiece have been brought back to life - the eyes of Jesus...