Charleston’s Christopher Columbus Sons of Italy lodge has regular member meetings, just like any other group. What sets those gatherings apart from the everyday, however, is the section of the evening devoted to a covered-dish buffet. You can only imagine what the talented Italian cooks come up with as each person brings their best to the delight o...

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina is expected to interview for the Charlotte Hornets' head coaching vacancy. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday that the Spurs granted permission for the Hornets to interview Messina, who is familiar with Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak due to their time together with the Los Angeles Laker...

Taking the morning train from Florence, we disembarked at the station in Orvieto and boarded the funicular transporting visitors from the floor of the Tiber Valley to the heart of the city perched atop an extinct volcanic plateau. The end of the line was the Piazza del Duomo or Cathedral Square. The distinctive façade of the travertine and granite...

Orvieto, Italy painter Livio Valentini made work in Aiken that was "transformative and unique," said Dr. Jeremy Culler, assistant professor of art history at USC Aiken. Culler is among many in the university and local community anticipating celebrating Valentini's work and relationship with Aiken, when the South Carolina Humanities Festival kicks o...

A “Viva Italia” grand opening celebration for the new Peacock Maserati & Alfa Romeo outlet will be held from 5:30–7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at Peacock Auto Mall. Area dignitaries have been invited to join Peacock executives for the ribbon cutting and party to officially welcome the area’s first and only signature brand Maserati luxurious car...

South Carolina's public school system has become a national leader in Montessori education, apparently because it embraced such schools early on. The Palmetto State has more public Montessori programs than any state except California, according to a new report from the Riley Institute at Furman University. As of 2016, South Carolina had 7,402 stude...

Italian films long have long been known for their lush, evocative musical scores. Almost inseparable from the films, they enhance the storytelling with a romanticism and vigor not often seen elsewhere. The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival has partnered with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra to bring that music to a live concert setting. On Feb....

For more than a decade, the College of Charleston's Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF) has brought contemporary Italian cinema and award-winning Italian filmmakers, actors, and screenwriters to Charleston for a four day showcase.  To raise money for this annual affair, NCIFF has teamed up with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for an eveni...

Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

When the people who program Spoleto Festival USA sit down to figure out what to present each year, they don’t typically aim to fit the festival into a thematic mold. They solicit artists they admire and take what they can get. Still, it’s impossible to resist the temptation of looking for themes or trends once the program is announced. This time ar...