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February 5- March 1, 2020. Gallery hours 12-5PM Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday. Galatea Fine Art, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02118. Christine Palamidessi's large mixed media monotypes and plaster talismans are inspired by the 900-year-old frescoes she found in out-of-the-way chapels, crypts and Crusader hideaways in Southern Italy. “During that...

THE TRAITOR, the true story of the man who brought down the mafia directed by award-winning director Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Devil in the Flesh) is opening in LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK on January, 31, 2020. Watch the trailer here. THE TRAITOR tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the ea...

Under the slogan “The Extraordinary Italian Taste”, about 75 Italian exhibitors participated in the Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 in San Francisco to present the best pasta, cheese, olive oil, salami and other quality authentic products to buyers from the retail and foodservice channels Authenticity and sustainability were among the highlights of the...

Si è svolta questa mattina in Piazza Battisti, davanti al monumento ai Caduti di Nettuno, la cerimonia ufficiale per le celebrazioni del 76esimo anniversario dello Sbarco Alleato. Presente il Sindaco della Città di Nettuno Alessandro Coppola, il Sindaco della Città di Anzio Candido De Angelis e le autorità civili e militari del territorio. Presente...

The fisherman’s island of Burano sits in the Venetian lagoon and, like most of Venice, is run through by a system of canals. While Venice can take on a melancholy feel, Burano’s cheery and brightly painted houses stand out. Burano is made up of a group of four small islands linked together by a series of bridges and held together even more solidly...

A new Italian spot has debuted in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Buckman, called Grassa, is located at 1375 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. Grassa provides pasta dishes, with menu items ranging from Caesar salad to whipped potato agnolotti and grilled mustard greens. The casual, counter-service restaurant does not take reservations.  The new arrival...

Former White Plains resident Ben Himmelfarb and current resident Elaine Massena worked in similar capacities in the city and would often cross paths in their jobs. Massena is the city archivist with the city clerk’s office and Himmelfarb was the local history historian at the White Plains Library. “We were always contacting each other because of re...

This is FRESH AIR. This year marks the centennial of the birth of Italian film director Federico Fellini, who was born on January 20, 1920. To celebrate the occasion, the Italian government has packaged a worldwide traveling retrospective of his films, Federico Fellini at 100. Its first stop in the U.S. began yesterday at the Pacific Film Archive i...

The Italian food tradition is based on many products, and, among these, Italian cheeses represent a point of reference because they are appreciated and consumed not only in our country, but also abroad. Each cheese often brings with it not only a taste, a peculiar and unique taste, but the history of a land, the traditions of a population, producti...

The Italian American Society of Marco Island was so pleased to have the new Police Chief, Tracy Frazzano, as their guest speaker at the January members meeting. She spent time speaking about her background, both her Italian heritage and her law enforcement career, along with her visit to Italy. She visited the sister city of Aquilonia, in the provi...

The village of Preci lies at the northern end of the Monte Sibillini Park in Umbria. Perched among rolling hills, sweeping pastures and scatterings of small farms, it seems the unlikeliest place in the world to have spawned a school of celebrated surgeons whose skills were virtually unrivalled in Europe for almost five centuries. Preci is one of It...

When the doors at Rezdora open at 5 PM each evening—seven days a week—a line of pasta lovers is likely to be waiting outside, all hoping to snag a last-minute cancellation or, perhaps, a seat at the bar.  Reservations at Chef Stefano Secchi’s 60-seat, Flatiron eatery have been tough to come by since its opening in May 2019. Then came the three-star...