by Italian Club of Salt Lake   The Italian Club of Salt Lake is an expanding organization, dedicated to promoting and celebrating the Italian culture here in Utah. As a result of our club's growth, we are looking to fill an Events Coordinator position.   This position would involve planning and executing club events, collaborating wit...

The 1st Annual Italian Street Festival is about to get underway in downtown Salt Lake City. Festa Italiana will celebrate the culture, entertainment and culinary diversity of Italy. There will be food vendors from some of the most popular authentic Italian restaurants in the Salt Lake Valley. Some of the items that can be found include Gnocchi...

Among its many bragging rights in the art world, Italy boasts being the birthplace of opera. With deep roots in Venice and Florence, the oldest known opera dates back to the end of the 16th century. It didn't take long before the art took off, and Italians have been in love with it ever since.   In Italy, majestic halls and theaters are stil...

"Alberi che camminano", il documentario diretto da Mattia Colombo, scritto insieme ad Erri De Luca, che indaga il rapporto antico che lega l'uomo al legno, approda negli Stati Uniti. Dopo il successo ottenuto al Festival dei Popoli di Firenze il film è stato selezionato per competere a Slamdance, il prestigioso festival dedicato al cinema low budge...

by Kurt Kragthrope   Tony Lazzeri rounded the bases and ran into an overwhelming welcome. Lazzeri's Salt Lake Bees teammates greeted him after a game-winning home run, and then the celebration rose to another level.   Many fans among the sellout crowd of 10,000 at Bonneville Park on a Sunday afternoon in 1925 watched the first ga...

A documentary concerning Italians in Utah will air on Italian national channel, RAI 3. The documentaty is part of a weekly magazine on World's event called "Agenda del Mondo" (World's Agenda), a report program by the third channel news TG3.   The program includes interviews with Italian Consul General of San Francisco Mauro Battocchi; Italia...

By Mauro Battocchi In the city of Salt Lake City, the Italian language is alive and kicking. Take, for example, these two students below from the University of Utah. Italian has truly opened doors in their scholastic and personal lives and, as you can tell from their video interviews, they are very enthusiastic about this special language.  ...

By Mauro Battocchi   I'm honored to introduce you to Giuliana Cosentino Marple. She is a native Italian and is currently a full-time teaching faculty in the Department of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah where she completed her Masters degree in Foreign Language Teaching. She teaches Italian, Italian literature and history...

"Alberi che camminano", il documentario diretto da Mattia Colombo, scritto insieme ad Erri De Luca, che indaga il rapporto antico che lega l'uomo al legno, approda negli Stati Uniti.   Dopo il successo ottenuto al Festival dei Popoli di Firenze il film è stato selezionato per competere a Slamdance, il prestigioso festival dedicato al cinema...

Most of you probably didn't notice that Utah food giant Tony Caputo officially retired this weekend. It's not really Tony's style to do anything this quietly—he tends towards open-voiced honesty and bluntness. And most of you won't even notice the retirement, since he'll still be in the downtown store he founded on most Saturdays, at least thr...