While the ongoing pandemic has forced many art spaces to close their doors, the Leonardo has emerged realigned with a spirit of creativity and innovation. "Every cultural institution had just come out of a really dry spell because COVID not only shut us down but a lot of exhibits stopped touring and so the Leonardo really took that time to say, 'Wh...

In Italy, Andrea Bocelli lived out the early days of the pandemic in a state of “worry and frustration” — not just for the harrowing health crisis but also for the social wounds of prolonged isolation. During this unprecedented pause in his career, he spent more time with his children. He listened to music. He tackled some items on his reading list...

When he was a high school student, Jevahjire France spoke at the opening of a new community technology lab dedicated to serving South Salt Lake’s youth. France, who was a member of Cottonwood High School’s robotics team, knows the challenges many students face accessing the latest technology. During that October 2019 event, France expressed appreci...

From pizza to meatballs and spaghetti, we love Italian food! Lucky for us and all other Italian food and culture lovers out there, there's a festival happening this weekend featuring great Italian food, dancing, and more. The Italian-American Civic League of Utah (IACL) is pleased to announce Festa Italiana SLC—held Sept. 18-19, 2021 at The Gateway...

Caputo's Market founder Tony Caputo, whose popular deli fed thousands of Utahns through the years and helped revitalize the Pioneer Park neighborhood, died on Wednesday at the age of 72, his family confirmed. Caputo's daughter-in-law Yelena told KSL.com his death was "very sudden" and may be heart-related, but is not tied to COVID-19. With backing...

A year after rescuing the Robintino’s restaurant in Bountiful, owners William and Tali Bruce are expanding the popular Italian brand into Salt Lake County. On Dec. 26, a new Robintino’s takeout shop will open at 926 E. 5600 South in Murray. The scaled-down menu is available for pickup and delivery, and includes pizza, lasagna and the signature brea...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

Forward Giuseppe Rossi signed Thursday with Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake, 21 months after his last competitive match. The 33-year-old from Clifton, New Jersey, had spent his entire professional career in Europe after moving when he was 12 to join Parma's youth academy. He has been derailed by five major knee injuries. Rossi played for Manch...

To judge from the plate, Italy is taking over Utah. Every time a restaurant closes, an Italian restaurant takes its place. Yes, I’m exaggerating. Yes, you’ve likely read my complaints about this before. But imagine how dismal it feels, after 35 years of extolling and promoting creative regional cuisine, to be faced with so few new choices: a fast-c...

Valter Nassi is joining us to share his newest book, The Magic of The Table. He also discusses the importance of Salt Lake City as a culinary environment and the ceremony of food and family and how it becomes love. More about Valter Nassi Valter is a lifetime culinary artist and expert restaurateur whose life’s story takes him from Monte San Savino...