Andrea "Drew" Bacigalupa, a longtime artistic fixture on Canyon Road as well as a writer, teacher and World War II veteran, died Sunday at his Santa Fe home. He was 91. "He was a complex man in that he had a lot of things going on," one of his sons, Ruan Bacigalupa, said Tuesday. "He was a writer and an artist and a draftsman-illustrator for the S...

The 8th annual NM Italian Film & Culture Festival is poised to deliver its strongest lineup yet of acclaimed contemporary Italian films. Among them is Il Capitale Umano (Human Capital), which walked away with top honors, including Best Film, at the 2014 David di Donatello Awards (Italy's equivalent of the Oscars). It was also Italy's submission...

A plate of spaghetti, a glass of wine and thou. It's still enough for most of us, and even in Santa Fe we can still get it at Piccolino, a small, friendly Italian-American place on Agua Fria Street.   Best of all, the spaghetti and the wine, as well as dozens of other classics ranging from deep-fried calamari and braised lamb shank to chicke...

Monday, February 15, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Osteria d'Assisi - Santa Fe, New Mexico. Cavaliere Lino Pertusini, Honorary Consul of Italy, Santa Fe, invites you to meet his esteemed guests: Hon. Antonio Verde, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles; Hon. Rosalba Maniaci, Italian Consular Agent of New Mexico; Valeria Rumori, Dir...

Come to the Pick Room of the Main Santa Fe Public Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. There you'll find David performing a public service in Italian – teaching a free class for kids and beginner adults who want to learn to speak Italian. Now in its third year, the class is a labor of love for the language that began when David was an aspiring opera s...

by James Barron   It wouldn't be a Santa Fe Concorso without a theme, and this year's will come swooping in like a Ferrari. The sixth annual event of what the Concorso calls "The Southwest's premier automobile gathering" will have a blend of Italian and American style when it commences Sept. 25-27. "Ferrari in America" is one of the cen...

The 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns, running from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe.   This wonderful event celebrates Italian film, food, dance, art and music. The best of food and wine is available at some events.   Read more   Source: http://www.examiner.com/   &nb...

Andrea Bacigalupa describes himself as a fourth-generation totally assimilated Italo-American with an abiding love of Italy. In the process of researching and re-claiming his Italian heritage, he has spent a lifetime traveling, sculpting, painting and writing. In 1956 Andrea and his wife Ellen founded the oldest studio-gallery on Santa Fe's famed C...

Prosegue con soddisfazione la campagna di promozione negli Stati Uniti del Consorzio di Tutela dei Vini DOC Sicilia, che dal 23 al 26 settembre parteciperà alla 25esima edizione del Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, in collaborazione con la celebre testata Wine Spectator. Gli impegni continueranno poi a Los Angeles con una serie di appuntamenti con...

There is no foreign cinema as likely to make you hungry as Italian cinema. Whether sensual (La Dolce Vita), whimsical (Life is Beautiful) or gloriously dubbed (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly), the very sound of the language will only serve to remind you, as you sit in that darkened theater, how very hungry you are. This is not a sensation you are l...