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Belluno is a province in the Veneto region of Italy and is almost entirely occupied by mountain areas. The climate is among the most severe in the Alps. The Belluno area is representative of a typical alpine environment and a people who are proud of their traditions passed down from generation to generation through experience and oral narrative. &...

By Anne Cloonan Despite its name, La Festa Italia to be held Saturday and Sunday at Ascension Catholic Church in Jeannette will open with a Polka Mass. The Rev. Paul Lisik, pastor, said the hymns and responses to the Mass at 4:30 p.m. Saturday will be done to a polka beat, music mostly associated with Eastern European culture. Entertainment a...

Some of the best — and craziest — things can happen when you travel. A new startup, Storytrail, is here to capture those memories and share them on the web in a series of video guides and walking tours. Its mission: Let stories be your guide when you travel. Storytrail launched on June 8, 2016 with a guide to Rome, Italy. The company plans to add...

This fall, CofC's Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival welcomes Italian director and screenwriter Massimo Gaudioso to the Holy City in honor of the 10th annual film fest. Gaudioso is best known for his screenplays of Gomorrah (2008), Reality (2012) and Tale of Tales (2015), starring Salma Hayek. Gaudioso is one of many writers and directors who will...

by Lauren Levy   For Chris Schembra, it all started with a homemade pasta sauce. Back in 2015, after returning to New York from staging a play in Italy, Schembra spontaneously tried out a new recipe. He then invited 15 close friends to gather around his dinner table and test it out. "They liked the sauce, and they liked meeting eac...

Quando: DA Sab 1 Ott 2016 a Dom 2 Ott 2016 Alle 15:00Dove: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York, NY 10005Organizzato da : Crossing the Line Festival - In collaborazione con : FIAF - Ingresso : A pagamento   Nel suo debutto newyorkese, Castellucci destruttura il Giulio Cesare in una ambientazione fantasmagorica ed onirica, tra le colonne d...

  WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The old town of Castellabate, in the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, is recognized by the UNESCO as A "Patrimony of Humanity" in the section of "Man and Biosphere" program. Let's start from this infor...

"A room of My Own," a recent off-Broadway success that's now at Seven Angels Theatre with much of its original cast, is an old-fashioned melodrama — not far removed from "I Remember Mama" — about the daily struggles of a tight-knit, loud-mouthed family.   That the family swears and farts volubly doesn't make it seem any more realistic, or an...

There are a lot of Italian restaurants in the Buffalo area where you can get an enjoyable meal. There are even a few whose cooks have convinced me tripe can be made fit for human consumption. But there is only one I know of where the owner, after cooking your dinner, might come out of the kitchen to ask how everything was, then start playing a harm...

This column is about the experience of food in Chattanooga. I will take people out for dinner and lunch dates at various restaurants in the Chattanooga region. It is not meant to be a review per se, but an account of a one-time experience at a restaurant. Your mileage may vary depending upon your expectations.   This week, Monica and I visit...

Quando, più di dieci anni fa, Cosimo Malesci, toscano di Portoferraio, si laureò in Ingegneria oceanografica al Mit di Boston, sognava di costruire droni sottomarini capaci di mimetizzarsi tra i pesci. Ma la vita, si sa, spesso ha progetti diversi. Soprattutto se cerchi di cavalcare tecnologie in rapida evoluzione.   E così Cosimo, insieme al fra...

By Cathalena E. Burch A protégé of pizza maker Chris Bianco is opening his own pizzeria in Tucson's downtown warehouse district. Scott Girod hopes to open Monello — Italian for "brat" or "street urchin" — by late December or early January, once he finishes renovations to the former gallery space at 222 E. Sixth St. Work includes knocking down...