On Friday, May 16, 2014, California Science Center Discovery Ball guests will experience an ancient city at the height of the Roman Empire as they preview the west coast premiere of Pompeii: The Exhibition. Gala attendees will be the first Science Center guests to see more than 150 artifacts from the unparalleled collection of the Naples National A...

by Kerry-Lynne Demarinis   Meeting Chef Renato Solpietro for the first time is a happy experience. He is passionate about life in general and Italian culture and cooking in particular. His wife, Adrienne Davis is just as outgoing - picture a glass jar full of swirling fireflies and you have a good image of the exuberance and joy that emanate...

Coffee is a key part of the Italian culture, but instead of simply spending your trip sipping cappuccini on terraces, why not get a taste for life on the other side of the bar? Florence's Espresso Academyoffers a range of courses including basic, intensive and café latte art, while the Terzi Coffee School in Emilia Romagna offers intimate workshops...

The Italians are claiming New York City's mayor-elect as their own.The town of Benevento in Southern Italy — where de Blasio's maternal grandfather was born — voted unanimously over the weekend to name the mayor-elect an "honorary citizen." The town council of Benevento, about 30 miles northeast of Naples, adopted a resolution calling de Blasio "a...

Rome has a lot to offer, but if you're looking for variety or simply want a break away from the city, there's a treasure trove of towns within easy reach.   Whether it's for an afternoon trip or a long weekend, Lazio and its neighbouring regions – Umbria, Toscana and Campania – offer an abundance of places that are rich in beauty, character...

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 - DECEMBER 07, 2015. 06:00 PMScreening: 41 PARALLELO: New Animated Films from Naples. In collaboration with Napoli Film Festival. All the films are in ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles.   CHELL' CA SENT [What I feel] (2015, Italy, 3 min.)....

Looking for some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas? Wrap up your Christmas shopping with a culturally rewarding gift. I highly recommend these CDs featuring 17th and 18th century Christmas music from Naples. • Peppe Barra: La Cantata Dei Pastori. Read description• Francesco Durante: Neapolitan Christmas I. Read description• Francesco Du...

  WTI Magazine #32    2014 May, 29Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Catacombs of Naples, in Campania, make for a millenary monument to Neapolitan religiosity. Of these, the Catacombs of San Gennaro cover approximately 60,278 sq ft within tuff excavations on the Capodimonte Hill, and host around 2,000 burial recesses, along with 500 s...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : italia.it      Translation by:   With every new start to the Christmas season, the shopping race takes off, and the Italian streets are filled with exquisitely festive colors and light. Shop windows are decorated to attract the eye, while most cities also host their own Christmas markets, where you...

Era l'estate del 2005 quando Tullio Pinelli, una delle penne più raffinate del cinema italiano, ma si potrebbe dire del cinema del '900 tout court, affidava un baule ricolmo di scartoffie allo studioso e critico Augusto Sainati.   Lo sceneggiatore di "La dolce vita", ormai 97enne, confessò in quella circostanza di non ricordare il contenuto...