by Briana Palma   Frances Mayes is best known for her memoirs about life as an expatriate in Tuscany, including, of course, Under the Tuscan Sun, the wildly popular book that tells her story of buying and renovating an abandoned villa in the town of Cortona.   After publishing six more books about Italy, among other work, Mayes is bac...

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 - NOVEMBER 17, 2015 - 06:00 PM. Siena: City of Secrets (2015, University of Chicago Press) by Jane Tylus   The author in conversation with Millicent Marcus (Yale), Laura Biagi (Vassar College) and Mauro Mussolin (NYU Florence). Jane Tyl...

In occasion of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei, the Region of Tuscany, in collaboration with the Museo Galileo – Institute and Museum of History and Science of Florence, the Garden of Archimedes – Museum of Mathematics, Museo FirST – Fondazione Scienza e Tecnica, the Comune of Florence, the Caffè-Scienza Cultural Association o...

di Giulia Carri   Silvia Bottinelli, 38 anni di Grosseto, 7 anni fa decide di lasciare l'Italia per trasferirsi con la famiglia a Boston in America, dove è docente universitaria in Storia dell'Arte.   Come sei arrivata negli USA?"Nel 2007, durante il mio terzo anno di dottorato in Storia dell'Arte Contemporanea a Pisa, desideravo fare...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Montisi Italian Film Festival      Translation by:   The Montisi Italian Film Festival 2014 invites film lovers or just Italophiles to immerse themselves in Italian culture – village style. Montisi is a Tuscan hill town that is friendly and loves cinema. This year's festival offers 16 films from classic...

It's as much a part of my annual Italian holiday as pasta and the sea. As the sun sets on the village in Tuscany we return to every year and the starlings are silent in their nests, the sound of accordions and smell of wood smoke drift up the hill from the sagra, where the kitchen is busy and the garden waits for the locals, with fairy lights strun...

di Riccardo Chioni   È arrivato all'hotel The Ritz Carlton per parlare delle sue origni animato dalla passione che solo un toscano eccellente e doc può sfoderare per riuscire ad illusttrare al meglio alla stampa americana la terra e gli abitanti della Toscana. L'occasione è stata ieri la presentazione del libro "Voices of Tuscany", defi...

By Nick Squires   The 950ft-long ship, which in tonnage is more than twice as big as the Titanic, was finally raised at 4am local time, 2am GMT, from the rocky shallows in which it had lain since capsizing off the Italian island of Giglio on Jan 13, 2012. The ship came to rest on six specially-constructed, underwater platforms made of s...

WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   On January 6, the day of the Epiphany, since 1997 Florence has recovered an ancient tradition to commemorate the visit of the Three Wise Men (in Italian, "I Re Magi") to the infant Jesus. The ride of the Three Wise Men starts in the afternoon from the Pitti Palace, pas...

Corazon de Vida FoundationThursday, July 18, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)Newport Beach, CA La Notte Bianca 2013A Night in Tuscany For The KidsThursday July 18, 20136:00 PM - 9:30 PM   Wear something white and transport yourself to Tuscany for the evening and enjoy Italian appetizers hors d'oeuvres and wine at the beautiful & exclu...