Sanctity Pictured, Organized by the Frist Center and the Exclusive Venue,Comprises Rare Works from the Vatican and American Museums and LibrariesOctober 31, 2014–January 25, 2015   The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, a groundbreaking e...

The Memphis City Council approved the relocation of the Columbus Statue from Columbus Park at Third and Adams to Marquette Park. The Statue has been removed from the park for restoration. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the Columbus Statue to Marquette Park....

Procedono i lavori per la costruzione dello stabilimento Del Conca Usa in Tennessee: in questi giorni sono in partenza 330 container e convogli speciali carichi di alta tecnologia made in Italy. Per l'indotto della ceramica italiana si tratta di un'importante scommessa - valore 30 milioni di dollari - destinata all'allestimento del nuovo stabilimen...

Philip Krajeck, the chef-owner of Rolf and Daughters in Nashville, came to Italian cuisine through early exposure. He spent part of his childhood in Belgium and lived near families who'd immigrated from the Boot. He learned to make pasta from Italians he worked alongside in a Swiss hotel-culinary school.   After nearly a decade in Florida (h...

Dazzo's Pizzeria, located on 710 S Gay Street, offers a plethora of traditional Italian foods. They serve everything from subs and pasta to pizza and chicken. All of their sauces, dough, mozzarella and meatballs are made from scratch and create a taste that is unique to Dazzo's.   Chelsea Weaver, has been working at Dazzo's since May as a ca...

Al Bunetta, the colorful manager, record-label chief and music-business raconteur who'd worked with John Prine for more than four decades, died Sunday night after being diagnosed recently with cancer. He was 72. Friends say Bunetta had complained just two weeks ago of "a little stomach problem." That turned out to be pancreatic cancer. After being...

Marking the first time works by Michelangelo have ever been exhibited in Nashville, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts proudly presents Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti, on view from October 30, 2015, through January 6, 2016. The Casa Buonarroti, the artist's family home in Florence, Italy, possesses...

Gun maker Beretta USA is opening a new factory on Friday, the culmination of generous land and tax offers in Tennessee and restrictive gun laws at its old Maryland location. eretta USA is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony at the recently built facility in Gallatin, Tennessee, on April 15, having moved all manufacturing from Maryland. The new...

Trattoria Il Mulino, the restaurant opening in the lobby of the Hilton Nashville Downtown, has announced opening dates and there's good news for Italian lovers — you don't have long to wait.   The restaurant, owned by the New York City-based restaurant group Il Mulino, will have a soft opening Monday for dinner service only. Lunch and brunch...

When the Victoria and Albert Museum in London started working on the first comprehensive, large-scale exhibition covering the last 70 years of Italian fashion just four years ago, the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville jumped at the chance to host the show stateside.   The city had already proved its thirst for fashion when the center...