Please note that this summer program is offered every other year.   2013 program dates May 14-June 14, 2013   * See the Program Schedule page for a more detailed itinerary, including information regarding travel to and from the program site.   Duke University's Departments of Classical Studies, Art and Art History, and History...

Valve manufacturer Bonomi North America Inc. has relocated its North American headquarters to Charlotte from Rock Hill, shifting 11 jobs across the state line into North Carolina. The company, a subsidiary of Brescia, Italy-based Bonomi Group, plans to add assembly operations at its new facility at 750 Imperial Court and create five more jobs with...

The amazing artisan sandwiches that all of Asheville loved are making a comeback at Nona Mia Italian Kitchen, located at 1050 Haywood in the vibrant West Asheville corridor. A new lunch menu will feature an array of sandwiches, from new twists on old favorites to brand new creations.   Chef Peter Affatato creates each of these masterpieces f...

by Mackensy Lunsford   Hey West Asheville: Now that Nona Mia is gone, are you missing Italian comfort food? The wait is almost over (though, as you know, you have pizza in spades already). Arancini Italian Kitchen will open next week in the space that used to house Pineapple Jack's at 643 Haywood Road.   After an equipment i...

Considered one of the century's most fundamental contributors to postmodern classicism, Swiss architect Mario Botta is respected particularly for his sensitivity to regional vernacular and to the building's relationship with the land. He is the designer of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – the only commi...

By Michael Hastings   Tre Nonne Italian Restaurant has opened at 177 Jonestown Road in the location of a former Jersey Mike's in Summit Station shopping center. Tre Nonne, which means "Three Grandmothers," is owned by Tony and Alice Maresca — who are husband and wife — and Tony's sister, Debby Maresca.   All three are natives of...

di Gianandrea Gaiani Le forze speciali statunitensi impiegheranno aerei italiani per compiti di trasporto e combattimento. Il comando delle special forces (USSOCOM) sta infatti acquisendo 7 velivoli C-27J Spartan di Alenia Aermacchi, gruppo Finmeccanica, per incrementare le capacità di trasporto tattico durante le operazioni speciali ma prevede an...

Stefano Curtarolo, 38 anni, è un altro dei cervelli italiani in fuga, dopo la storia del medico veneziano precario diventato il re del bisturi in Inghilterra.Lui è andato negli Stati Uniti per poter svolgere le proprie ricerche nello specialissimo settore settore della scienza dei materiali. Ha fatto carriera e il suo impegno ha ricevuto prestigios...

by Shalamar Blevins   On Friday, May 1, Blue Ridge Bistro had its grand opening. The restaurant is located at 829 E. Main Street inside the Eldreth Inn in Jefferson. Blue Ridge Bistro offers Italian-American cuisine and is managed by Wesley Moore and his sous chef, Chad Hopkins.   Moore, a 2012 graduate of Ashe County High School...

Zia Pia imports will move to the back of the 7th Street Public Market later this month to add a hot pasta bar, among other things, to its Italian offerings. Owner Victoria Zabel says she hopes to be open in the new space, previously occupied by Meat & Fish Co. and What's Your Beef?, at the end of the month, but construction delays may push that...