Ten artists, two countries and one evocative theme: it all adds up to an extraordinary art exhibit that will go on display this September in Perugia, Italy. Known as the Migration Project, the international exhibition brings together a mix of exceptional talent, hard work and artistic vision. The exhibit showcases ten artists from Italy and the US...

In late March, I hopped on my first international flight to attend a quarter-long study abroad in Rome, Italy. With course options focusing on art history, communications, architecture, creative writing and the Italian language, the “Rome in Residence” program through UW Seattle seemed like the perfect way to try something new, as I have been solel...

While many of us stayed close to home during the pandemic, forsaking travel and evenings out, others chose a different route. Take Kate Wheeler, a freelance cartoonist from Seattle. Wheeler’s parents retired to Italy six years ago. After dreaming for months about following in their footsteps, Wheeler, her partner, and their two dogs pulled up stake...

"Pure Flour from Europe: Your Organic and Sustainable Choice!" is co-funded by the European Commission. The goal of the initiative is to raise awareness of the high quality of organic soft wheat, durum wheat flour and semolina to the U.S. and Canada markets. In a press release announcing the campaign, Italmopa President Emilio Ferrari said, “We see...

Spinasse is a restaurant located in Seattle, offering Italian speciality products, all coming from the Piedmont region. Executive Chef Stuart Lane attended the Italian Culinary Institute in Piedmont. “We import all of our cheeses, olive oils, vinegar, wines, chocolate, prosciutto, prosciutto cotto and other cured meats, flour and truffles. We value...

Natalia Di Pietrantonio has devoted her career to South Asian art but her family comes from very different parts of the world — her father is from Italy and her mother from Mexico. Attracted by art from an early age, Di Pietrantonio majored in art history at the University of California Davis. During her studies, she had to take a survey course on...

Måneskin have announced that they will be hitting the road this autumn to kick off a massive world tour. The dates serve as the Italian rockers' rescheduled run of their Loud Kids tour, which was previously set to take place earlier this year. The newly renamed Loud Kids Get Louder tour, will kick off on October 31 in Seattle for the North American...

Let’s make one thing clear: I will never turn down an offer for Italian food. So when I opened an email to find a dinner invitation from Guy Devillier, owner of That’s Amore, there was zero hesitation in saying yes. After spending an evening in the cozy cafe, perched on the edge of Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, it was clear that the staff car...

One of Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association's signature opportunities for members is their Scholarship Program. Scholarships are awarded to study at the University for Foreigners (Università per Stranieri), the oldest and most prestigious Italian institution engaged in teaching Italian language and culture, located in the heart of historic Perug...

The road to Italy begins at an old Seattle street address — starting line of a community’s search for a home, a Casa, a center, to celebrate friendship, food, and Italian culture. The starting point is 1520 17th Avenue on Capitol Hill, now a fenced parking lot, which was the site of the first Casa Italiana, dedicated in 1930. It failed once — falli...