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  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   If you ask any average American what is the one product that characterizes the Italians more than any other, the first answer will inevitably be "Pasta" in addition to underline that we, the Italians, eat only pastasciutta in any meals during the day. The commen...

By Ann Nyberg   Patricia Russo, Executive Director of the Women's Campaign School at Yale, is all things politics in this state. If you're a woman and want to run for political office, Russo is your gal.   Her life long mission is to empower women to lead. She says she had an interesting childhood, and jokes her parents were in...

di Beatrice Bondi   Cortina approda a New York e incontra il pubblico americano, per presentare le sue bellezze naturali, già patrimonio UNESCO, che unite a un immenso capitale di cultura, moda, musica e spettacolo, hanno contribuito ad eleggere e confermare Cortina "regina delle Dolomiti". L'evento, nato dalla collaborazione tra Cortina Tu...

June 7, 2015 - Sunday 1:00 PMGolden Gate Park, Transverse & Kennedy Drives- San Francisco, CaliforniaThe Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler will present a concert as part of its 2015 season on Sunday, June 7, in Golden Gate Park at the music concourse, located at Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way, San Franc...

by Liz Biro   How do you say no to meatballs and cannoli for breakfast? You don't. Why would you? My summons for this morning meal came from the Holy Rosary kitchen. Each year, the church hosts the huge Italian Street Festival. Hit the event 5 to 11 p.m. June 12 and 13 at the church on 520 Stevens St.   Yes, there will be an...

by Lindsay Deutsch   Sixty chefs just joined the mile-pizza club. Italian pizza makers spent all night at Milan's world fair, Expo 2015, Saturday, creating a cheesy, sauce-y, record-breaking pizza, according to the Associated Press. The occasion: The margherita pizza's 126th birthday. (How did you celebrate, eh?)   Using 1.5...

Filippo Mazzei was born in 1730 in Tuscany, Italy. He studied medicine in his home country, but soon moved to London to try his hand at being a wine merchant. Thanks to his business connections, he befriended Thomas Jefferson, the two exchanged letters for several years before actually meeting.   In 1773, Filippo – who had at that time adopt...

by Matt Mueller   When Festa Italiana opens this Friday at Henry Maier Festival Park, many will flock down to the lakefront to gulp down some authentic Italian food and wine. Yet some of the most revered tastes of Italian culture coming to town this weekend are wholly inedible: the lovingly crafted and almost identical replicas of the countr...

By Kim Wade Restaurant: Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar. Chef: Dusty Grove. Cuisine Type: Coastal Italian. Restaurant Bio: Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar is a convivial neighborhood eatery nestled inside The Brice, a Kimpton Hotel, near Washington Square.   Specializing in coastal Italian cuisine, Pacci has an extensive bar program,...

by Mauro Battocchi   From August 19th to January 2016, a major exhibition of Venetian master Giovanni Battista Piranesi's drawings will be on display at Stanford's Cantor Arts Centre located at 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. Fifteen exquisitely rendered drawings made in 1777 of three ancient Greek temples in Paestum, southern Italy will be feat...

To celebrate the end of summer, Good Catch is bringing the spirit of Italy to the Lowcountry with a delicious, sustainable and truly Italian evening at local treasure Pane e Vino. The restaurant will host the next South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch dinner on Monday, Aug.31 starting at 7 p.m.   The evening will include a four-course dinner us...

By Tom Stankard Celebrate Italy and Iron County's Italian heritage Saturday during the city's annual Festival Italiano on Silver Street. This year, there's something for everyone, said Rita Franzoi, the Hurley Chamber of Commerce event coordinator. There will be live music, street dancing, outdoor dining and more throughout the day. &nb...