Trinacria Theatre Company is proud to announce their latest project: Colapesce: An Audio Adventure. Based off Trinacria’s 2016 stage production La Storia di Colapesce, this new family-friendly listening experience reimagines the Sicilian legend of Colapesce with the same imaginative spirit of the play. A rich soundscape and original music help brin...

A 100-year-old Italian woman has recovered from the coronavirus in a Messina hospital and is being hailed as a symbol of hope in the battle against the virus. Medical staff applauded Concetta Lenzi as she left the Sicilian city's Policlinico 'Martino' Hospital on Wednesday. She was admitted on March 22 and turned 100 on March 28. "When she arrived...

Many times my interviews have given light to people and institutions born in America who work to help Italy, improve the bridge between our two countries, and represent in an excellent way an aspect - territorial, thematic, professional or cultural - of being part of the Italian American community. The friend who is today the protagonist of this in...

Tra le numerose meraviglie della Sicilia bisogna sicuramente annoverare l’orologio astronomico di Messina, situato sul campanile del Duomo della città. Un capolavoro di livello mondiale, essendo il più grande e complesso orologio astronomico del pianeta. Fu l’arcivescovo di Messina, Angelo Paino, a volerne la costruzione dopo il disastroso terremot...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation returned to Italy for a second time. This time they put on five clinics in five towns. The trip was organized by FIB'S Marco Landi and IABF President Joe Quagliano. Former MLB player and MLB hitting coach, Mike Pagliarulo, and IABF board member and former FIBS player Mark Cardillo put on clinics for nearly 3...

Ci sono voluti ben due anni per convincere Joe Quagliano, Presidente della Italian American Baseball foundation (IABF), affinché venisse a Messina, con il beneplacito della FIBS, per visitare gli impianti sportivi della Cittadella Universitaria ma soprattutto il rinato Stadio del Baseball Primo Nebiolo che sempre più sta diventando punto di riferim...

Traces of historical kilns and various examples of archival evidence suggest that activities related to ceramics have taken place in Messina since the Arabic period. The first ceramic findings date back to the discovery of the old municipal cemetery (1878-1880), which represents the most authentic expression of the creativity of the craftsmen from...

L'intervista al talentuoso musicista Santi Scarcella, originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, cittadina della costa jonica messinese, nasce ascoltando un brano della sua Opera "Ciuriciurijazz", in cui racconta la storia di Mimmo figlio di emigranti siciliani che in America scopre le sue origini e decide di non fare più Jazz bensì CiuriciuriJazz. Santi...

A little after 2 p.m. on an impossibly muggy summer day in June, I squeeze my sweaty, 6-foot-1-inch body into the passenger seat of Antonio Puliafito's shiny black Maserati. As excited as I am about speeding along the Italian coast in a luxury convertible, Puliafito isn't showing off what his nifty '90s-era, 6-cylinder Italian sports car can do. He...