by Sara Estes   From Gucci to Versace, designs by the world's foremost clothing designers are currently on view at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in the first major survey of post-war Italian fashion, "Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945."   Curated by Sonnet Stanfill of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, the exhibition aims to...

Movies are a wonderful way to tell stories, and in the US many millions of people – either of Italian heritage or not – love to be told stories about and from Italy. That is why cinema is one of the most important tool of the promotion of our culture in America. Every year, hundreds of events involve the showing of an Italian movie somewhere in th...

Though the Johnson City restaurant scene is tootling merrily along, Jonesborough's got reason to crow with the addition of the newly opened Black Olive Italian restaurant. Located on Jackson Boulevard, Black Olive is 15 minutes from Johnson City, about 25 or so from Greeneville, is easily accessible and has a capacious parking lot.   I first...

It was a day...freezing temperatures and broken pipes being repaired made dinner out a most attractive prospect.   As I said it had been "a day" and while I was remarking to my husband that I didn't want to have to drive too far out he suggested we try the new Italian place.   Read more   Source: http://www.examiner.com &...

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, the touring exhibit chronicling the journey of Italian fashion from post World War II era to present day is well on its way to its next destination, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville.    Due to take place from June 5 to September 7, 2015, the event aims to explore the development of womenswea...

Lindsay Chappell  PULASKI, Tenn. -- Chrysler, Fiat and Alfa Romeo are not the only brands Sergio Marchionne wants to advance in North America. There's also Magneti Marelli. The Italian supplier is far from a household name in the U.S. auto industry. But the big century-old maker of lighting and powertrain parts wants to change that -- and qu...

The 5th Annual Italian Lights Festival is the weekend of September 5th through 7th this year. Join in celebrating the Italian culture and cuisine over three days. This is a family-friendly event that includes activities like a meatball eating contest, grape stomping competition and wine tastings.   There will also be live music, free parking...

by Sean Phipps   Chattanooga's popular Italian concept restaurant Il Primo will open a second location at Cambridge Square in Ooltewah. Restaurateur Nathan Lindley and property managers Legacy Real Estate & Development plan to open the 4,000-square-foot location in June 2017. The location will be across the road from Heaven and...

Rumor has it that Chef Matt Gallaher will officially open his new Italian restaurant, Emilia, on Tuesday, May 3. But so far it's only a rumor as the chef has yet to make the official announcement. He did, however, explain in a text message how he chose the restaurant's name.   "My first restaurant job was at 9 years old in my mom's cate...

Please make plans to attend the 9th Annual Memphis Bocce Tournament on Jan 11th through Jan 12th 2014. The attachments are the Entry Forms in Word and PDF format for your convenience. Please send Entry form and Check to: Memphis Bocce Club - 4217 East Holmes Road - Memphis, TN 38118   We will keep with the same 'Pool' format. Each...