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When it comes to Italian chefs in Phoenix, you can hardly ignore chef Peter DeRuvo. After all, he's been associated with some of the top Italian restaurants in town, including most recently, Davanti Enoteca, home of the most beloved focaccia di recco this town has ever known.   The restaurant closed last year after having been open for just...

Friday November 14, 7 pm with Michelle Pretto and the artist of the NYC AMORE OPERA. The concert will feature the operas of the greatest Italian Opera Masters. Spectacular overtures of the most loved arias ever written for opera such as La Boheme, I Pagliacci, Lucia di Lammermoor, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Aida, will be performed by the artists...

Solo due puntate e l'Italia avrà un nuovo "mastro" pasticcere. O quasi. E' ormai agli sgoccioli la seconda edizione di Bake Off Italia su Real Time che quest'anno ha visto la bellezza di 16 concorrenti sfidarsi in una sequenza di sfide a colpi di frusta e mattarelli.   Sfide che spesso – nonostante l'indubbia facilità – li hanno messi a dura...

The museum's 10th annual Christmas exhibition opens Monday, Dec. 1, and features Nativity scenes from Italy inspired by Italian crèche custom and heritage.   The show features crèches from many regions of Italy, including a large Neapolitan diorama, and works by Italian artists in North America. The museum's Christmas exhibitions, renowned f...

di Sara Grattoggi   Sono affiorate dal terreno in primavera, come sbocciate dopo un "sonno" secolare. Magnifiche statue "riemerse" durante il cantiere di scavo e restauro della cosiddetta "Palestra": il complesso monumentale forse più misterioso di Villa Adriana, che le nuove scoperte ora sembrano legare ancor più al culto delle divinità egi...

As you walk down Hanover St. in Boston, the smells of just-baked focaccia meld with freshly pulled shots of espresso. Outside Mike's Pastry, there's a line of cannoli-craving people reminiscent of Schwartz's. And friends outside Italian restaurant The Daily Catch greet each other with buongiorno instead of hello.   Boston's North End is the...

In 2014, Milanese design house Zagato celebrated its 95th year in business. Now, a new exhibition and accompanying coffee table book showcase the highpoints of this near-century at the forefront of automotive design... The exhibition, being held at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin until mid-March, celebrates Zagato's influence on the i...

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time: Reception: 6pm. On view: Mon-Fri 10-4:30. Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC; Italy In US; Bologna Connect. In collaboration with: Regione Emilia Romagna; Arca Bologna; The Italian Homemade Company; Città d'Arte Emilia Romagna. As part of a...

by Melody Asper   Hanover's newest restaurant may seem like an old friend to anyone who was raised or worked in the Maryland area within the last three decades.   Illiano's J&P Restaurant, 1154 West Elm Ave., Hanover, is the fifth in a line of thriving restaurants owned by Mike Illiano. The new restaurant and pizzeria which opened...

Thirteen elaborately decorated Apulian vases provide a rich opportunity to examine the funerary customs of peoples native to southern Italy and the ways they used Greek myth to comprehend death and the afterlife.   Displayed following a six-year conservation project at the Antikensammlung Berlin and the Getty Villa, these monumental vessels...

By Lorne Chan Spurs.com   Marco Belinelli is giving an interview in Italian, moments after the Spurs won the NBA title in June. He thanks his family for believing in him when his emotions take over. When he mentions his small hometown of San Giovanni in Northern Italy, Belinelli can no longer speak. The first Italian NBA champion wipes his...

In "Italian-American Fusion: Italy's Influence on the Evolution of America" (published by Lulu Press), author J. C. Liburdi takes readers through a full spectrum of Italian and Italian-American contributions toward the establishment and evolution of these United States.   Written from the perspective of one who was a member of an Italian-Ame...