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Starting a new job in the middle of the pandemic has been tough for many. Needless to say, it is as hard if that means moving overseas to take on the role as new Consul General. Consul General of Italy, …

Leonardo da Vinci was a remarkable genius, a man of far-reaching and extraordinary talents. Although we often think of him as an artist, he produced only about 20 paintings before he died in 1519. The majority of his career was …

The Festival Napa Valley reopened its door in the beautiful wine country after the interruption caused by the pandemic last year. Together with local artists, the programming brought one of the most representative Italian ballet dancers, Roberto Bolle, to California. …

On a Sanfranciscan midsummer night Jack Hirschman,  the better craftsman author of The Arcanes, an epic inspired by daily life’s dialectics, passed away in his sleep. He moved into an eternal without seasons, where the unparalleled gentleness of his body …

Since its foundation in 1975, the goal of the Italian American Committee On Education in New York has been to promote and protect Italian culture and Italian language around the world. This goal was perfectly matched with the international visual …

One, two, three lives, across many wine regions and the motherland. Simply put, Lorenzo Forbice is “the man who removes smoke taint from wine after fire seasons.” However, his life has been much more than wine. After an early career …

Edo Vanni was as feisty as they come.  Some called him a firebrand; others, a hothead. His wife once said he could start a fight in an empty room. How much of that headstrong nature was just for show is …

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is coming back to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 10th, marking its 153rd edition since the late 1800s. The Italian Heritage Parade is now considered the first major parade to take …

When visitors arrive on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, they are greeted by a stunning Gothic masterpiece that dwarfs many of the surrounding buildings — Suzzallo Library. Gaze upwards and notice the library’s 18 terra cotta figures, …

Migration is an expansive concept with many applications and gradations of meaning. For some, the word is closely tied with parents or grandparents immigrating to the United States from Italy or another country. Others attuned to the natural world think …