by Giulia Louise Steigerwalt On October 17, 2014 the selection panel of 13 independent experts responsible for assessing the Italian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019, has recommended that Matera should be awarded with the famous title. This award started in 1985. Since then, more than 40 cities have been designated Europ...

October 27, 2015 - Tuesday 7:30 PM - Mount Prospect Public Library - Meeting Room A room 154 - 10 South Emerson Street - Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056   Works by Botticelli, Leonardo, Cimabue, Titian, and Caravaggio, among others from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, represent the world's greatest collections...

In recent years, Maine has seen a resurgence in people interested in where their food comes from, paying a premium for products grown locally in a sustainable manner. Just as that movement has grown, some people in Italy have become more removed from the locally grown market with a surge in popularity of supermarkets.   "Encouraging small, d...

I'm thrilled to introduce an exciting new competition open to all public and private high school students in San Francisco, California and New York City, New York called "Pisan Romanesque meets Contemporary America".   This educational contest will teach American high schoolers about the awe-inspiring Pisan Romanesque period and promote a de...

by Hugo Mc Cafferty   If you want to spend All Souls' Day among the dead, there is nowhere better to do so than Italy. With such a complex and rich spiritual history, it is no wonder that Italy is home to some of the world's most hauntingly beautiful cemeteries. Here are 10 to visit on All Souls' Day.   English Cemetery, Florence...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Vino OK      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   This is one of the most successful wine in the whole winery production of the Tuscan region. This red wine has a specific peculiarity: it exploits several important grapes for the "uvaggio" (a mixture of different varie...

La grande bellezza non è solo perduta e grottesca, sguaiata e svilita. La grande bellezza d'Italia sopravvive anche nei piccoli gesti inattesi e sorprendenti, che l'America magari nemmeno sospetta più, pensando all'Italia dei film. Ma la realtà può essere molto più edificante e consolatoria dei film, almeno in alcuni momenti e in alcuni luoghi.&nb...

This awesome skyline is known throughout the world for its towers, and legacy of a past in which power was demonstrated by an impressive architecture. During the struggle for supremacy between rival families, the loser's tower-house would be demolished and the winner's one elevated for even more height.   There were over seventy towers,...

by Elena Pinceti   Sandra Lotti, chef-owner of Toscana Saporita, embodies the essence of the Italian spirit in her warmth, her zest for life, and her passion for great food. These qualities, combined with her outstanding skill as an enthusiastic teacher, make Toscana Saporita the perfect place to learn the art of Tuscan cooking.   Cel...

Inaugurata ieri al Museo Storico della Resistenza la collocazione di una coperta rinvenuta nello zaino di un soldato americano della Buffalo caduto in Lucchesia. Il Sindaco Verona: "Ricostruire la storia per insegnarla ai giovani'   Si è svolta presso il Museo Storico della Resistenza di Sant'Anna di Stazzema la cerimonia di esposizione di u...