"Light in the Piazza," one of the most complex musicals to produce, is being performed in Atlanta for the first time. Theatrical Outfit in downtown Atlanta is housing the city's first production of this Italian-American play under Richard Garner's direction as part of its 2015-16 Season of Courage series.   "It is a tender love story,"...

The IX Italian Film Festival of Atlanta, its promoter Claudio Di Persia, and its proud sponsor Ciancia announce a full line up with eight new films. The best productions of the current Italian Film season will be screened April 23 through April 26 at the Plaza Theatre.   The full line up, times and dates, trailers and more are now available...

Italian cinema is hot right now with Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and grossing a cool $2.8 million in the United States, good for No. 9 on the Italian-language box-office list. So it's the perfect time to brush up on some of the latest Italian movies at the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival, which wi...

Pat Fiorello, a painting instructor for 10 years at Dunwoody's Spruill Center for the Arts, has come a long way since the time when her second grade teacher soured her on painting by yelling to the class about cleaning up their paints. She's just published "Bella Italia - Italy Through the Eyes of an Artist," a book of more than 80 of her oil and...

Atlanta Leather Handbag Designer Elegance by Tasee has supplied the women of Georgia with high quality clutches and purses for years. When we asked the designer, what will make the handbags a success at New York's Fashion Week, she replied. "It's simple... our handmade Italian Leather Handbags will last a generation, without costing women thousands...

Saturday December 13, 2014 – Time: 6:30 p.m. This month Ciancia hosts the greatest and most attended event of the year: la Festa di Natale. Come celebrate with us the most cherished holiday in Italy, and take a chance to support our club's activities. Our committee is making a great effort to make this into a memorable party.     Our...

Italy's SIPA SpA via its SIPA North America, Inc. subsidiary is extending its North American operations in Atlanta, GA, as they continue to invest in the North American market. To support the rapidly increasing market demand for blow- and injection-molds from SIPA, the North American subsidiary decided to move to a new location, that covers 20,000...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...

In the recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Joey Logano finished in 4th place. Logano, who started from the pole and led for 84 laps, received a payday in excess of $198,000 for his efforts. Last month, he finished 10th in the Las Vegas Kobalt 400 earning nearly $166,000. His net worth is estimated at $18 million.   Two m...

Varuni-Napoli, the new Italian event in the pizza scene, opening in late December in Midtown, Atlanta, is looking for personnel for pastry-chef, bus, runners, waiters, cashier, receptionist and wine-bar tender. Requirements are: basic Italian (or an accent), over 18 years of age, affability of character (sociable) and good physical presence, modera...