As one of the main musical events in Italy, Umbria Jazz is renowned internationally for high quality performances and a beautiful location in the city of Perugia. Celebrating its 45th anniversary this summer, the Umbria Jazz festival presented more than 500 artists in 250 concerts in various venues throughout the city, attracting an audience of ove...

It's what every beer drinker in the world wants, a beer that you can muster out of thin air. Now a microbrewery in the Italian region of Umbria is doing just that. Birra Flea has launched the world's first craft beer made of air. It's called Sans Papiers – Biere de l'air. "Beer is made of 90 per cent water. We just extract water from the air," Ales...

The lineup for the second annual Umbria in Sugar Land, an Italian film festival, was announced this week. The festival will be held Oct. 26-28, and screenings will take place at the Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land. The opening film, “Friends by Chance,” tells a coming-of-age story about a hot-headed 22-year-old troublemaker an...

Un grande successo di pubblico per il side event “Laudato Sì – from theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future”, organizzato dalla Città di Assisi con il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare nella giornata di giovedì 13 settembre presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco nell’ambito del Global Cli...

From walls depicting shepherd revolts in Sardinia, epics of Saint Francis in Umbria, painted archways in Emilia Romagna or racing cyclists in Lombardy, there's plenty of art in some of Italy's lesser-known streets. It's the land of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelangelo. Yet beyond the walls of Italy's majestic galleries in cities like Rome...

All over Italy, there are thousands of picturesque, perfect towns, with Medieval stone walls and Etruscan caves banked into hilltops from which the 360-degree vistas are interrupted only by the appearance of the next picturesque, perfect town. And all over Italy, these towns are dying. According to a 2016 census, there are nearly 2,500 rural Italia...

Gemellaggio, Sindaco di Assisi a San Francisco per firma dichiarazione congiunta. La firma di un documento storico tra due città accomunate da valori comuni di pace e fratellanza tra i popoli, di accoglienza, di inclusione, di interculturalità e dialogo, di attenzione all’ambiente e alla giustizia sociale in nome di San Francesco e dei valori franc...

There are few better ways to experience autumn in Italy than with a trip to its wine regions, visiting vineyards and cantinas, sampling artisanal cheeses and breads, and dining in rustic trattorias  overlooking poster-worthy landscapes. But Italy has some 140 wine roads (called strade dei vini) to sate most every oenophile’s taste, so how to choose...

Italian fashion tycoon Brunello Cucinelli, best known for selling cashmere sweaters for thousands of dollars each, has unveiled his latest creative project: a fully restored medieval hamlet nestled in a valley in central Umbria. Cucinelli showed hundreds of invited journalists and guests around the 13th century settlement of Solomeo on Tuesday, hav...

Potrebbe essere una potenziale svolta per la ex-caserma Piave da sempre al centro del dibattito politico locale.  Nella giornata del 6 settembre, infatti, il sindaco di Orvieto, Giuseppe Germani e Portia Anne Prebys, presidente dell’AACUPI, Association of American College and UniversityPrograms in Italy, hanno sottoscritto un protocollo d’intesa su...