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To what degree does the big screen, rather than a novel, a work of art, an actor, or a monument identify Italy and Italians? And to what degree are we able to overcome, to change, our image after we have …

L’edizione 2019 ha registrato un esordio clamoroso con la presenza di quattro Premi Oscar: Tornatore, Piovani, Quaranta e Morricone. Ma ha avuto un finale altrettanto meritorio per i numeri che è riuscito a raggiungere in termini di coinvolgimento del pubblico. …

If it were a brand, “Made in Italy” would be one of the most well known and renowned of the world. In fact, to be precise, it would be third after Coca Cola and Ferrari, which is, nonetheless, Made in …

Che l’italiano sia cambiato, si sia evoluto rispetto al passato e alle grammatiche classiche, tanto da essere  ben diverso dall’idea che tutti ne abbiamo come lingua sempre uguale a se stessa, fa passare sottotraccia quella serie di cambiamenti costanti che …

Five biplanes dive down into their targets. The head of the group noses up and makes a full loop, while the others fringe off while turning upside down, only to dive down once more. Their trajectories criss cross those of …

It is the oldest cinema event in the world after the Oscars. Its 76 editions do not only show the  way contemporary visual arts evolved, but also how men and women of all cultures and nationalities described their vision of …

Domenico Di Salvo arrived on Ellis Island on September 5, 1907. He had left on the 23 rd of August on the Koenig Albert steamer, which had  been used only for a few years on the profitable Genoa-Naples-New York route. …

Vorrà dire qualcosa se gran parte della musica strumentale, classica e operistica ancora oggi parla italiano e porta la lingua nazionale nel mondo. A partire dal secondo ’600, la musica per archi, soprattutto per sonata e concerto, con le denominazioni …

It is considered the photo of the century. He has not (yet) won the Pulitzer but has shown Einstein’s General Relativity. With two super-computers, one at Boston’s MIT, and a network of radio telescopes from 12 to 30 meters in …

“My grandfather had a dream: becoming successful in America. I am part of that dream, and I am part of Giovinazzo, where my father, my grandfather and my grandmother were born.” These aren’t the words of any Italian-American, one that …