Arts

With unprecedented cooperation from people who knew and worked with Jorge Mario Bergoglio, film director Daniele Luchetti offers a thoughtful, compelling account of the life of the man who would become Pope Francis in the two-part series “Francesco — Il …

Amedeo Gìacomini (1939-2006) was a prolific writer: literary scholar, essayist, translator, and poet. He was born in the northeastern border of Italy in Varmo, Udine. Though he wrote and published widely in a variety of genres, he was mostly at …

Alexia Melocchi, native of Milan, Italy, spent her teenage years in Los Angeles and, at a very young age, crossed the gateway to Hollywood.   Since around the year 2000, she has been holding the doors to the US market …

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What does painting mean today? This question inspired the new artworks by the most celebrated living Italian artist, Franco Mazzucchelli. The artist will present his new group of works (Bifrontal Inflatable Paintings) in a solo exhibition, named BI-FACE edited by …

It was 1989 when Chazz Palminteri wrote A Bronx Tale,  a one man pièce that was to become a movie in 1993 and eventually get on a Broadway’s stage around 15 years later, in 2007. Bronx, its cinematic transposition, was …

S’intitola “Let Me Try” (letteralmente “Lasciami provare”) lo spettacolo de L’Effimero Meraviglioso in collaborazione con Kataklisma Teatro e Alessandra Corona Performing Works hanno messo in scena lo scorso venerdì 14 e sabato 15 settembre alle 20 al Gelsey Kirkland Center …

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Anyone who has had exposure to the world of opera has heard of the famous opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.  Very likely, they have also heard of some of his more famous works like Aida, La Traviata, or Otello.  Yet, almost …

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Florence’s cathedral—Santa Maria del Fiori, or simply il Duomo, as it is known to the Florentines, is a fantastic piece of architecture. Every time I visit Florence its beauty strikes me. The cathedral was built in the Gothic style, and …

In the 1950s English novelist Elizabeth Bowen announced to her friends that she planned to write a book about Rome.  Concerned about her image as a writer, her friends warned her that better writers than she had attempted and failed …

Even though Dante Alighieri lived more than a century and a half before the Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli, the two of them seem to be linked by some kind of mysterious connection. The famed painter of such masterpieces as The …

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