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When Beverly Paladeni Riter retired from a career in public health in 1995, there were no rocking chairs or fuzzy slippers awaiting her. Instead, the mother of three put her nursing talents to use, volunteering with the American Red Cross …

When science writer and Puget Sound resident Eric Scigliano was commissioned to write a book about climate change, he was excited to have the opportunity to travel to Alaska. His research would take him to a remote spot on the …

At Vincenti Restaurant in Brentwood, they had to make rapid and impactful changes in order to adjust to the Covid-19 new reality. And if, in time of a pandemic, wearing a mask, a face shield, and setting up tables at …

A year into the pandemic, perhaps no business sector has been more gravely affected than the hospitality industry – from restaurants and bars to hotels and inns. Without commitment, determination and a huge dose of creativity, it’s been nearly impossible …

“I am very happy to participate to the Filming Italy Los Angeles Festival, which has brought me so much luck.” With these words Claudia Gerini, godmother for the second consecutive year of the well-known film festival, sends her personal wishes …

Nine Italian citizens, all survivors of Auschwitz, shared their stories and these stories, alternating with personal and historical photographs and archive images from 1945, resulted in a documentary about the imprisonment in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Andra Bucci, Esterina, Calò …

This Spring, wherever you are, there’s a program full of events launched by the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco that can be followed on your laptop or streamed through your TV, safe at home. From food to arts, to …

For nearly 40 years, he’s been an international cult figure, with his royal blue coveralls, bright red hardhat with a white M emblazoned on the front, bushy mustache and startling blue eyes. In fact, a 1991 poll discovered that more …

If you’re looking for a family whose roots in the museum and art world run deep, you’d be hard-pressed to find one with more extensive experience than the Bufano family. Some might say a bit of showmanship rubbed off as …

He started making music when he was six, even though no one in his family was a professional musician. Growing up, Francesco Le Metre had always music around him, but as a kid he had no idea it was going …