Sicily is one of the two major Italian islands and is a territory rich in history and culture to be discovered. The part of Western Sicily is undoubtedly the best way to discover the beauty of the island traveling on the road from Palermo. During the trip you can also discover the city of Agrigento and the valley of the Temples. Here you can discov...

When: October 13 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Where: Zoom 1 PM - Organized by Il Cenaacolo SF Sicilian researcher Angelo Coniglio will discuss the regions of the Italic Peninsula from which contributors and immigrants came to Buffalo, New York, and created a cultural community that continues to the present day.

Thursday October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Organized by Il Cenacolo SF at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club - 1630 Stockton Street - San Francisco, CA. Three local historians from Friends of Isola Delle Femmine, Inc., a fellow Bay Area Italian club, will present a history of the Sicilian settlement in Pittsburg, California, and will discuss how thei...

Pirandello's birthplace is located in a district called "the Caos," an area halfway between Agrigento and Porto Empedocle, in the southern part of Sicily. It is set on a hill facing the Mediterranean sea, in a natural setting full of olive trees and centuries-old oaks. Here you will instantly feel to go back in time.  We recommend you to drop by th...

“My nonno told me he could see the camels in Tunisia when he was younger,” says Salvatore Murana. I’ve come to meet Pantelleria’s wine king up here on the Mueggen plateau, but Salvatore doesn’t want to talk about maceration or varietals; he wants to deliver a eulogy to his beloved island, which bobs in the Mediterranean between Sicily and Tunisia....

The wine list of Tenuta Capofaro, one of the five Estates of the Tasca d’Almerita family is the most innovative “Wine List of the World” 2022 according to the magazine “The World of Fine Wine”, which awards the map with an unusual selection of wines or a particular personality that shapes them, after a rigorous selection made by an international ju...

The Sicilian Puppet Theatre (Opra) is a characteristic theatre performance where the puppets, animated by “puppeteers”, represent the exploits of the greatest medieval heroes who fought for Christendom against the Saracens. In particular, the most recurrent theme in the Opra was the clash between the paladins of Charlemagne and the Muslim warriors...

ARIES – The first sign of the zodiac, these rams love to be number one and aren’t afraid to dive into challenging situations, no matter how hard they may be. The same is true of MATERA, a city dug into a rocky outcrop in Basilicata whose challenges are (quite literally) as hard as stone. Annoyed by excessive details and needless nuances, Aries woul...

Briny, tart, and surprisingly complex, the tiny Mediterranean caper has played a key role on dinner plates for several thousand years. Can you imagine Pasta Puttanesca or Caponata or Chicken Piccata – and don’t forget tartar sauce -without the pungent, slightly sweet punch of these little flavor bombs?  You’ve seen them in tall cylindrical jars on...

The first season of HBO’s The White Lotus was so cool and neurotic that I was hoping for Season II. So was I ever surprised when I learned there would not only be a second season but that it would be set in Sicily! The exact filming location is in and around the San Domenico Palace, recently acquired and restored by the Four Seasons Group. The lege...