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There is an authentic piece of Torino, Italy in Seattle, located at 422 Yale Ave N in South Lake Union, named (not by coincidence) Caffè Torino. Celebrating their second anniversary this October, Caffè Torino is a gem in our Emerald …

Lino Tagliapietra answered the phone from his apartment, in Venice at 8PM, local time and immediately begins the conversation by describing the colors of the sunset over the Laguna from his apartment window. “There is another place in the world …

“Promoting Italian culture through our common passion for food, literature, art, design, film, theater, dance, language and music”: Il Punto!, the new Italian cultural center in Seattle has a simple, direct and strong mission. The name chosen for this organization …

  “Sono nato a Bukavu in Congo nel 1964”, I was born in Bukavo, Congo in 1964. Pietro Borghesi starts to talk about his life with the charm of a novelist, the spirit of an Italian from Romagna and the …

It is not the title of a book or a movie, but a real, tangible, expanding library at Gelateria D’Ambrosio in Capitol Hill. Biblioteca Italiana Seattle (BIS), is a non-profit organization of volunteers who are creating a library of Italian literature to …

“L’unione fa la forza”, is an Italian saying for “Strength in unity”, and it was the motto that Magda Codognotto, the director of “Nuovo Centro Italiano”, had in mind in 2013 when she was planning the development of an Italian …

Inspiration happens in the unlikeliest of places. It had been twenty days since Mario Esposito, a serial inventor and Microsoft engineer at that time, was going to the same coffee shop to gather his thoughts and wait for the spark …

Annual events and city festivals mark the holiday season and bring a familiar rhythm to autumn. There is one in particular event that Italian transplants, Italian-Americans and Italian culture lovers mark on the calendar come every November: “Cinema Italian Style” of …

If you have ever wondered about the origin of the name P-Patch, you are not alone. The “P” stands for Picardo, the involuntary founder of the marvelous community garden project in Seattle area. When Ernesto Picardo, with his two brothers …

This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian language program. Created in 1984, the language program has provided Italian classes to thousands of students interested in …