In 2016, the City of Florence will mark the 50th anniversary of the devastating Flood of the Arno River, which destroyed, or damaged, 14,000 pieces of art.   A new book, and PBS documentary based on the book, called When the World Answered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood, by Jane Fortune and Linda Falcone, tells the story of how...

Nell'ambito delle attività organizzate a Houston per il 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, l'Italian Community Cultural Center (ICCC) ospiterà dal 10 al 18 maggio la Settimana della Cucina Mediterranea Italiana, che celebrerà la fusione di sapori e culture che caratterizza il Mediterraneo e la sua influenza nella cucina italiana ed...

Dante Alighieri Siena offers unique, thematic and empowering Study AbroadSummer Programs in Siena, Florence and Rome. US Study Abroad Office Faculty and Modern Languages Professors will be glad to learn that prospective DA students will have the unique opportunity of interacting with peers from many different countries and cultures....

Thinking about a writing vacation? Michelangelo Screenwriting invites you to bring your story to life in an idyllic Italian setting. Choose from Rewrite Intensive with Professor Paul Chitlik (UCLA, Loyola Marymount) in a villa near Cortona or Writer's Room Retreat with Ben Blacker ("Supernatural," "Thrilling Adventure Hour") in the hill town of Orv...

The stunning 15th-century Villa La Pietra in the Montughi hills of Florence will be open May 28 through August 7 to host readings with contemporary Italian and American authors, concerts and theater performances organized by New York University Florence. The 10th edition of NYU's The Season, a city-wide annual event, will debut with the first of f...

È pronto a sbarcare a New York, Miami e Sydney il gruppo competitor di Eataly. Ha già esportato il suo modello di business, con la formula del franchising, a Boston e Ridgewood in New Jersey. Ma si espande anche entro i confini domestici, e punta a Firenze, Trieste e Bologna. Dopo le aperture in New Jersey e a Boston, il franchising gastronomico c...

by Gina Mussio   Italy is on everyone's bucket list, but it's a long way for many to travel and the country is so jam-packed with spectacular sites and amazing things to do that choosing what to do in Italy on a two week vacation is nearly impossible.   Don't worry, we've got your back. We've combed through our extensive archives, tal...

Valigie pronte e voglia di imparare, sono questi i requisiti necessari per partecipare al bando di gara per aggiudicarsi l'opportunità di lavorare in uno studio di architettura e design negli Stati Uniti.   Il bando di partecipazione di Usa Emerge Italy è stato promosso da Federlegno Arredo ed è rivolto a neolaureati (da non oltre 6 mesi) e...

In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop. It's easy to walk right past the Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, and I nearly do. The rather plain entrance gives no inkling of the ar...

The long-running dispute between faculty members at the Florence campus of New York University and the program's administrators took a new turn this month when the American Association of University Professors wrote a letter to Ellyn Toscano, the program's executive director, questioning the university's "commitment to academic freedom and shared f...