“In 1581, the Gallery of Maps was inaugurated under pope Gregory XIII Boncompagni, born in Bologna. He was a cultured and strict Pope during the Counter-Reformation, and he loved the Church, science, arts and Italy equally. He was the Pope who implemented the calendar reform we still associate with his name today.” Following this introduction, in a...

21-27 gennaio 2019, ROMA. Off Off Theatre, Teatro di Villa Torlonia, Teatro Argentina Sala Squarzina. Ingresso agli spettacoli: € 15 intero, € 12 ridotto, € 10 convenzioni. Abbonamento libero a 6 ingressi a 80 Euro. Ingresso libero a letture, mise en espace e incontri A partire dall’esperienza maturata nei cinque anni di In Scena!, festival di teat...

When Juno, Queen of Olympus, needed to vent her spleen, she visited Aeolus, god of the winds, on his draughty island off Sicily. Juno was outraged that the fugitive Trojan prince Aeneas was destined to found Rome and destroy Carthage, her favorite city, so Aeolus ordered a cyclone to capsize the Trojan fleet. Ever since, Rome has feared southern wi...

Wednesday October 24, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The ancient Romans were innovative architects and engineers who invented building methods still in use today. Roman monume...

L’Assemblea dei Soci del Comitato Leonardo(www.comitatoleonardo.it), riunitasi lo scorso 5 Ottobre, ha eletto il nuovo Consiglio Direttivo e confermato, per il terzo mandato consecutivo, l’imprenditrice Luisa Todini come Presidente per il triennio 2018 -2020. La Presidente Todini sarà affiancata dalla Vicepresidente per Confindustria Licia Mattioli...

A certain class of people, through luck or cunning or inheritance or just plain smarts, accrue a massive amount of wealth and power, not necessarily in that order. But the work of plotting and ruling can be exhausting. So, who can really fault the rich and power-hungry for building an exclusive vacation destination, a spot to which they can escape...

Wednesday October 10, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org On a sweltering summer night over 2,000 years ago, Roma, home to over two million inhabitants, erupted in a nine-day f...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (Fi) – eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, ripartizione Nord e Centro America – lo scorso 28 settembre ha incontrato, presso l’Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti d’America a Roma, il Primo Segretario agli Affari Politici Morgan Hall, alla presenza dell’analista politico Manuele Ferrari Angelo-Comneno. Durante il colloquio,...

Outside Caffé Sant’Eustachio students and cabbies, bankers and brokers, pundits and senators sip espresso and mock the news. Starbucks, the US coffee chain with nearly 27,000 locations worldwide, had opened its first Italian store in Milan. “Blasphemy,” pronounces an archivist from the Palazzo della Sapienza. He stirs his demitasse and flicks crema...

Italia e Stati Uniti hanno un “reciproco interesse a proseguire il dialogo sulle soluzioni legislative e di organizzazione aziendale più idonee ad assicurare la piena conformità dell’attività di impresa con elevati standard legali ed etici”. Lo ha sottolineato il Coordinatore per le Attività Internazionali Anticorruzione del Minstero degli Esteri,...