As the afternoon light casts a shadow from over the red rocks into the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum Gallery, one piece of art stands out among the rest: an exact casting of Michelangelo’s Pietà. Thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor, a rare casting of Michelangelo’s original masterpiece has taken residence in Dixie St...

Tra i grandi vincitori dell’edizione 2018 del Sundance Film Festival anche l'Italia: Sara Colangelo, da anni residente e attiva negli Stati Uniti, ha vinto il premio come migliore regista per il film "The Kindergarten Teacher" con Maggie Gyllenhaal e Gael García Bernal. Premio alla migliore sceneggiatura per "Time Share", la cui colonna sonora è op...

Celeste Ristorante took the scenic route on its way to opening in an otherwise unremarkable strip mall in Murray, Utah. Tuscan-born chef Paolo Celeste originally moved to Salt Lake City in 1995, from the town of Versilia near the northwestern Italian city of Pisa. Upon his arrival, he immediately opened a restaurant in Sugar House with a childhood...

When I learned of a new Italian restaurant in Murray called Celeste Ristorante—opened about two months ago—I wondered: Could it be? The name Celeste rang a loud bell and triggered some cherished food memories. And indeed, much to my elation, Celeste Ristorante is named for a chef I've been following on and off for more than two decades. His name is...

Sicilia Pizza Kitchen in downtown Salt Lake City has a long list of speciality pizzas. From the Chicken Napoli with chicken, ricotta cheese and veggies to the Buffalo with hot sauce, blue cheese and chicken, the pizzeria has a menu option to please just about any palate. And according to the company’s website, the restaurant is committed to utilizi...

The Salt Lake City Council has officially declared the second Monday in October-- the day Columbus Day falls on-- as Indigenous Peoples Day. Council members unanimously signed a resolution Tuesday night, to cheers and applause from a packed council chambers room. The resolution not only designates the day, it encourages residents, businesses and sc...

Celebrate Italian food, music and culture during Festa Italiana, a street festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Hosted by the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo Salt Lake City, the festival runs from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, but bring your wallet to enjoy Italia...

Festa Italiana comes to Salt Lake City September 16th-17th, 2017. The big festival features Italian food, music, and art. Mari Livermore & Jon Purcell own Caffe Torino in Farmington, and are one of the vendors who will be featured at Festa Italiana at The Gateway. They stopped by Fresh Living to make some delicious Cartocci for the Fresh Living hos...

Oregano Italian Kitchen is a high-quality Italian restaurant featuring the culinary stylings of Chad Pritchard, a classically trained French chef with background in both Italian and Asian cuisine. Pritchard and his wife, Kimber, co-own the restaurant, and previously owned and ran Chef’s Table in Orem.  According to their website, their ultimate goa...

Three miles from the finish line at Snowbird Resort, Italian Bardiani-CSF rider Giulio Ciccone made his move, positioning himself ahead of the Tour of Utah’s top four overall leaders. The gap continued to grow as he hung onto his lead while climbing up the Snowbird Summit, resulting in him finishing first in Saturday’s Stage 6, also known as the Qu...