A motherland of artists and scientists that changed the shape of the world, home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a kaleidoscope of bewitching vistas - Bella Italia! From the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, the country is...

di Claudia Vanni   A New York tutto è possibile. Non è un falso mito. E' possibile che, girando per le streets del quartiere Chelsea, tu trovi l'esposizione di un'artista di Castelvetrano. Dalla Sicilia direttamente al 530 sulla 25th West. È iniziata per caso l'avventura artistica di Lia Calamia: "aiutavo mio marito nell'arredamento di inter...

by Cassandra Day   Thanks to modern technology, a group of children learning Italian language and culture "traveled" across the North Atlantic to last weekend to meet the mayor and students just like them who live in Middletown's sister city of Melilli, Sicily.   About 10 children ages 7-13 who study at the city's Italian American Com...

by Jonathan Bazzi   Italy's coastlines and seas are the setting of a large number of ancient stories, legends and myths. With tragic tales of love, revenge inflicted by capricious gods and miraculous intervention by saints, Italian popular culture has inherited and embraced many legends that come directly from ancient Greece, ancient Rome an...

Carl Distefano è un cittadino americano nato nel Nebraska che per lavoro si trasferì a Los Angeles. Da un paio di mesi risiede a Catania e di tornare in America non ci pensa proprio. Noi lo abbiamo intervistato per capire a fondo le ragioni della sua scelta. Come prima cosa gli abbiamo chiesto perché avesse scelto di venire a Catania se abitava in...

by Jonathan Bazzi   The triskelion (known as the triscele in Italian, and also the called triquetra or trinacria, depending on the usage and contexts) is a symbolic figure with an ancient history, formed of three legs (or three intertwined spirals according to other traditions) that start from a common centre point (a head in the Sicilian ve...

May 29, 2015 - Friday 2:00 PMSur La Table - 2224 Union Street - San Francisco, California 94123 We all love Italian food and in this class we'll take the opportunity to help you master some delicious authentic dishes from southern Italy. Our chef instructor will show students how to take advantage of traditional Sicilian ingredients...

by Maria Cimini   Sun-kissed and windswept, Sicily is the Mediterranean's largest island, characterized by rocky mountains, dramatic seascapes and diverse microclimates that together yield a bounty of succulent grapes. Suited for both red and white wines, the grapes create varietals ranging from approachable and bright to elegant and complex...

Despite all the stereotypes created by the media, becoming a successful developer in Silicon Valley is really hard. Only the best programmers, the one able to build valuable connections and to give visibility to their achievements are able to get a well paid job in the top companies or to receive investments for their startup.   Now, on top...

At Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, at 28088 Main Street in Lacombe, a group of ladies have been busy every day preparing for the annual St. Joseph Day altar. This Catholic/Italian tradition has always been held on Thursday (March 19), which is the feast of St. Joseph.   This longtime tradition was brought to America by some of the fir...