A bright and bold poster designed by Italian artist Ugo Nespolo was unveiled by General Director Nigel Redden as the official 2015 Spoleto Festival USA poster today. Nespolo is the set and costume designer for Spoleto Festival USA's production of Francesco Cavalli's opera Veremonda l'amazzone di Aragona, which will have its American premiere-and fi...

The Lowcountry has no shortage of cultural festivals, and yet two years ago a group of area residents felt something was still missing. "We have every festival imaginable in the tri-county area, but there was no Italian festival," said Teri Lupinacci.   And thus the Lowcountry Festa Italiana, LLC was born. The nonprofit organization exists...

by Stephanie Marks Martell   La Fornarina is an unassuming restaurant nestled in Stonecrest Village shopping center where Italian street chef Santi Arria is working magic with flour. Arria, owner of the La Fornarina restaurant in Messina, Italy, since 1986, is pursuing the American dream at the La Fornarina in Tega Cay, which opened in...

The giant wheel of parmigiana-reggiano at the center of a Le Farfalle dining room makes the point: Italian cooking traditions are at the core of this new restaurant from New York City restaurant scene vets Michael and Caitlin Toscano.   But while the cheese hails from Italy, many of the dishes it's plotted to complement are local to the Lowc...

La Corsa all'Anello di Narni si fa onore negli Stati Uniti. In un concorso fotografico di Bluffton, nella Carolina del Sud, la foto della dama del terziere Fraporta, Oriana Spadino, è arrivata seconda a soli due punti di differenza dalla prima classificata.   Il fotografo è Wesley Grady che nel mese di maggio 2014 è stato in Italia dove ha s...

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Italian Program (http://www.cas.sc.edu/dllc/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a Full-Time, Adjunct Instructor of Italian position beginning August 17, 2015. Required qualifications are an M.A., in Italian, Romance Languages, or Modern Foreign Languages,...

Il Centro Studi continua ad investire sull'incremento delle collaborazioni con le Università USA e riprende coraggiosamente un vita in più occasioni contrastata. Le migliaia di studenti americani che in un decennio hanno frequentato i corsi presso il Centro Studi rappresentano i migliori e più efficaci "testimoni" di Orvieto nel mondo. Il Centro...

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it's also the aunt of inconvenience and the sister of scrambling at the last minute.   Spoleto Festival USA learned in November that renovations on Gaillard Auditorium, the Charleston, S.C. showplace for big dance and music events, would not be finished for the fest.    Read more &nb...

Each year, the Myrtle Beach Sons of Italy Lodge #2662 awards a $1,500 scholarship to a high school student of Italian descent. This year's recipient is Christopher Moloney. He is a recent graduate of Socastee High School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.   Moloney and his family were guests for dinner at the lodge the evening the pres...

Back for a sixth year celebrating rich, colorful, Italian culture, is the annual Festival that honors the Feast of St. Gennaro, as celebrated by the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head (IACHH). Saturday, September 19th from 11am to 4pm, join the fun outdoors at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. Offering something to please everyone, the...