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The Horti Leonini in San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany, are home to a sculpture representing the head of Janus Bifrons, the Roman god of passages, from homes' thresholds to pivotal moments in history.   In the late 16th-century park, the statue dedicated to the ancient pagan deity is placed at the border between the "wild" area and the well-groom...

The producers of the PBS science series NOVA and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC invite you to a special sneak peek screening event featuring NOVA's upcoming film, "Colosseum – Roman Death Trap" (53 minutes) ( more info ) followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A with experts from the film Including:   Gary Glassman - Prod...

by Alison Cook   Several bites into the Dungeness crab salad at Amalfi, the svelte new Italian restaurant from former Arcodoro chef Giancarlo Ferrara, I hit something unfamiliar. Amid pearly hunks of crabmeat, gentle flecks of chive and perfumed lemon dressing hid a pale, stemmy green with a curiously supple crunch.   It wasn't bitter...

The shop windows of Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga, two of the main roads of the Fashion District (also known with the Italian words Quadrilatero della Moda), usually have "London – New York - Paris" written just under the brand logos. It's not surprising that the same brands, in those places quoted on the shop windows, have MILAN written a...

By Riley Gladstone Protruding strategically like a boot into the Mediterranean Sea, Italy is a land of ancient history and marvelous beauty. Famous for food, wine, art and fashion, this is the country where Renaissance started and which continues to be at the forefront of design innovation.   Italy's enchanting landscapes, sun-kissed sandy...

"Considerazione Visti per gli Italiani all'Estero": questo il tema del terzo seminario organizzato a Boston dall'associazione dei Professionisti Italiani a Boston (Pib) e Consolato Generale.   Terzo della serie di seminari utili programmati per quest'anno, il seminario si terrà il 13 aprile dalle 19 in Consolato. Meredith Stewart, partner di...

She's known for her roles in such films as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her, and a glamorous career as an international model, but lately Isabella Rossellini has other things on her mind — namely, sex.    On Sunday, May 17, Ovation TV, America's only arts network, will take you around the world with the superstar as she prepares for an...

Anche Boston rende noti i nomi dei consiglieri eletti all'interno del nuovo Comites. Sono risultati eletti per la "Lista Civica Uniti per Boston": Susi Domenico (438 preferenze; Pasquale Maurizio (357; Mustone Alberto (356 ); Di Carlo Nadia (277); Abbadessa Giovanni (194); Burdi Luciana (193); Natale Romagnoli Rosetta (189); Mesiti Rocco Antonio (...

The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to present the 1st "Saint Pio Award Ceremony," which will take place at The Naval Heritage Center (701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004), on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 6:30pm.   A cocktail reception will be followed by the award ceremony. The Saint Pio Award has been established to reco...

The Italian Cultural Institute presents: Musical Treasures from 17th Century Italy. Isabella Bison, Violinist; Stefano Marcocchi, violist; John Thiessen, trumpeter; Dongsok Shin, organist will perform virtuosic 17th Century Italian chamber music on original instruments Thursday, May 21 - 6PMItalian Cultural...

by Bianca Friundi   North Beach is San Francisco's central hub for all things Italian. Locals and tourists alike flock to the district in pursuit of the perfect pizza or the warmth of their favorite cup of cappuccino. If you take a left on Green Street, just off of Columbus, you will find Italian home cooking at its best! Caffè BaoNecci is...

by Tom Sheen   Andrea Pirlo has accepted a move to join New York City FC in Major League soccer, according to reports. The Juventus legend, 36, has "accepted" a proposal from the new club, according to Spanish newspaper AS, having spoken to the club's CEO Ferran Soriano.   Should a move go through, he will join former England and...