Every year, for centuries, 213 candles have lit up the church of Santa Maria dell'Orto in Trastevere, Rome. The brothers of the confraternity of the same name, founded by pope Alexander VI in 1492, keep alive the 17th-century tradition of the "Macchina delle Quarantore" (Forty Hours' Devotion Machine), with what is said to be the last intact d...

Settemilaottocentosessantuno. 7861. È il numero, impressionante, dei soldati americani (tra cui anche 17 donne crocerossine ed ausiliarie militari e civili) sepolti al cimitero militare di Nettuno, sebbene costituisca solo il 35% di coloro che morirono in combattimento dalla Sicilia alla liberazione di Roma. Il cimitero copre un'area di 31 ettari,...

di Stefania Spatti   Dal Museo Nazionale Romano a New York, la scultura greca va in mostra per celebrare il 2013 Anno della cultura italiana negli States   Si aprirà il primo giugno al Metropolitan Museum of Art di New York la mostra dedicata al "Pugilatore in Riposo", la scultura greca in bronzo risalente ad un periodo tra il qu...

Giorgio Albertazzi, an acclaimed Italian actor and filmmaker, is performing a show from November 1 until November 17 on the American lectures of Italo Calvino. These lectures are five in total that Italo Calvino wrote and for the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures for poetry at Harvard University. Calvino wrote in his introduction "I would like to devo...

The Palladio Museum of Vicenza has come up with an original exhibit treating a number of historic depictions of Rome in Antiquity. Mamma Roma: Visioni di Roma Antica da Piranesi a Pasolini is a journey through imaginations plural, of the city that once was, and the city that Andrea Palladio, above all, sought to study in profundity, in his eff...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Take a tour of the villas of Rome, plunged into gorgeous gardens and expansive parks, imbued with magnanimous histories and accessible any time of year.First up, on the Pincian Hill is Villa Borghese, Rome's "green heart" (it is literally shaped like a heart): property of...

The American International Club of Rome (AICR) in collaboration with the American University of Rome is pleased to invite you to a 2012 US Elections Debate. With Representatives: Alan Epstein, Democrats Abroad Representative. Marco Elser, Republicans Abroad Representative. Andrew Davis, Moderator, Rome Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News. Debate of the...

Join us for an evening of music and to learn more about the Rome Chamber Music Festival, which was founded by Robert McDuffie in 2003. Since its inception, the festival has played to full houses of chamber music enthusiasts from around the world and has become one of Rome's most anticipated cultural events.   June 8 -12, 2014, at the Palazzo...

The Italian Opera Festival is the first event of its kind, built around the masterpieces of the Italian Opera. During the 21st of November 2009 the IAOF was presented at the audience with the special participation of an Italian Star, the Baritone Bruno Pratico'. Their artistic superior level is sure to have posted Orange County and Southern Califor...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! As previously announced, We the Italians is working in partnership with a few other friends on Tony Lo Bianco's "Little Flower" one-man show, for the first time in Italy on May 18 here in the Eternal city. It will be a legendary evening, with VIP and t...