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Gubbio: the making of a saint and his celebration. The "Corsa dei Ceri"

Gubbio: the making of a saint and his celebration. The "Corsa dei Ceri"

Is it possible to celebrate a solemn religious ritual that brings together faith, joy and a great workout? In Gubbio, a town in the province of the...
John Fante, "Ask the Dust", Los Angeles, CSU Long Beach Graziadio Center, Italian culture

Dreams, hopes, and struggles in Los Angeles: Seventy-five years of "Ask the Dust" at CSU Long Beach Graziadio Center

Regardless of where home is or where it could be, John Fante’s novel Ask the Dust still captures the state of mind, spirit (religious or not), and...
Adriano Valerio, David di Donatello, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Adriano Valerio e l'isola che ha ispirato il suo film vincitore a Cannes e al David di Donatello

La settimana scorsa si è conclusa la ventesima edizione del Los Angeles Film Festival, tenutasi dall’11 al 19 Giugno presso il Los Angeles Live...
Europe's Day Celebrations, European Capital, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Europe's Day Celebrations: a long walk to the title of European Capital

On May 9th the vibrant city of Ravenna, located in the Piadina region of Northeast Italy famous for its gastronomy and wines, marked the annual...
Conferenza alla CSULB, workshop, apprendimento lingua straniera, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Conferenza alla CSULB: workshop per superare l'ansia di apprendimento di una lingua straniera

Se aveste potuto partecipare alla conferenza tenutasi lo scorso primo maggio presso la California State University, Long Beach, sareste senz'altro...
Cinema Vezzoli, Italian artistic genius, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Cinema Vezzoli: an Italian artistic genius screening on our society

Lady Gaga, Eva Mendes, Milla Jovovich, Jessica Chastain and Courtney Love, are just a few of the many Hollywood celebrities the 43-years-old, Milan...
May 1st, International Workers Day, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

May 1st, International Workers Day: those eight hours of work a day that people fought hard for

“Eight hours of work, eight of leisure, eight of sleep” was the slogan coined in Australia in 1855 and proposed by the First International in Geneva...
Liberation Day, April 25th,1945, Why Remember, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Liberation Day April 25th,1945: Why Remember?

In a month, the European Parliament Elections will be held in all member states, including Italy. Europe is going to vote in a climate of economic...
Natale di Roma, Italy’s capital city, 2000 years, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Natale di Roma: Italy’s capital city takes you back 2000 years

Rome’s Nativity. April 21st in the year 753 B.C. The legend tells of a founding at the hands of Romulus and Remus, sons of Rhea Silvia and Mars,...
The art of football, The Beautiful Game, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The art of football – The Beautiful Game’s significance in societies around the world on view at LACMA

Curated by Franklin Sirmans and organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Fútbol: The Beautiful Game decomposes, reconnects, encloses and...