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di Michele Chisena   Charlie Parker diceva che la musica è tutto. "È l'esperienza, i pensieri e la saggezza. Se non la vivi, non verrà fuori dal tuo strumento". Della massima del più grande sassofonista contralto che la storia del jazz abbia mai conosciuto, Francesco Cafiso è vicino e lontano. Da un lato riconosce che: "La musica è uno strum...

by Nancy Casas   Bringing the art of classic Italian cinema to Los Angeles, the Grazie Cinema Serieshosted a screening of a cinematic Italian film, prefaced by the premiere of an original short film directed by Tracy Antonopoulos. The series had a grand kick off by hosting the screening of Pietro Germi's comedy Divorce Italian Style (1961),...

by Claudia Astarita   Piedmont's food is generous, displaying the colours of the region's rainbow. A tradition which offers infinite types of flavors, aromas and tastes. From west to east, from the harsh rugged mountains to the fertile plans and rolling hills, Piedmont offers an infinite range of delicacies. Sipping one of its great wines is...

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015 Hours: 9 AM - 5:30 PM Venue: A+D Museum Organized by: In collaboration with: A+D Museum, Project Food LA and IIC This multi-city symposium organized in both Milan and Los Angeles in conjunction with EXPO Milan 2015 Feeding the Planet - Energy for Life will explore the local interconnectedness between food and t...

by Deb Terrill While visiting St. Louis, Bill and I had dinner on The Hill. The Hill is the old Italian neighborhood on the west side, and it feels very much like stepping back in time. There are a dozen or more restaurants, mostly old school red sauce joints, packed with diners at 5:30 and closed by 9 p.m.   We picked Zia's, but we were to...

by Kerry J. Byrne   A blissful nostalgia compelled restaurateur Steve DiFillippo to visit the site of the original Davio's on Newbury Street as the 30th anniversary of his landmark northern Italian steakhouse approached. DiFillippo, 54, invited the Boston Herald along for a physical and metaphorical walk down memory lane, from his...

By Rolando Vitale   HERE are some greats who just missed the cut. These include explosive knockout artist Rocky Graziano best remembered for his slugfest trilogy with Tony Zale which rank as the most savage duels ever witnessed inside a boxing ring.   Harry Jeffra, a two-weight champion, beat great bantamweight Sixto Escobar of Puerto...

Italian Cultural & Community Center - Houston, TX - Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (CST). How did Italy emerge from the destruction and ruins of World War II to become an industrial powerhouse in a few short years? How did the '50s and '60s shape Italian life, culture, and music? What events...

By Katie Abel   "Paris is such a great place for inspiration. It's so glamorous. The light is different here — I love it," said Gianvito Rossi a little more than a month before the devastating terrorist attacks in the French Capital. On this Sunday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week, the mood was energetic across the City of Light. &n...

While there were no new world records tonight at the 2015 European Short Course Championships, there was still plenty of fast swimming. The Italians proved especially strong with wins in the men's 100 freestyle semi-final, the women's 200 freestyle final and the 4×50 mixed freestyle relay.   One of several Italian's who won tonight was Marco...

by Sonya Sorich The El Dorado Hills Town Center is getting another new restaurant. Rubio's Coastal Grill will fill a space previously occupied by Mama Ann's Deli & Bakery, which closed in October. The 2,800-square-foot restaurant, which will be located across from Zia's cafe, is expected to open in spring 2016.   It will employ 35...

by Corrado Poggi   The last session was a flop, but Piazza Affari can still claim the title of "Queen of the European markets" in 2015 and even one of the best performances worldwide. With a rise in the FTSE Mib by 12.7% over the last session of 2014 -- which then rises to 15.4% for the FTSE All Share -- Milan's stock market clearly bea...