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From Raphael to Titian, Parmigianino to Gentileschi, 40 magnificent works of art from southern Italy’s largest museum arrive in Seattle this month. Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at the Seattle Art Museum October 17 and …

Many Italian immigrants who arrived in the Northwest in the late 1890s found themselves toiling for low pay in dangerous and physically demanding jobs, such as logging or mining. Those who could find another way to make a living did …

More than a century ago, Our Lady of Mount Virgin, located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, was once the heart of Seattle’s Italian community. In 1915, when the church was built, about 215 Italian families called the neighborhood home. As …

It’s not often you find a nuclear engineer and an MBA graduate running a restaurant.  But the unique talents and interests that Filippo Fiori and Davide Macchi bring to Dué Cucina Italiana are what set this Capitol Hill eatery apart. …

Gigi Berardi is one of those lucky individuals, someone who has successfully mixed professional interests with personal passions. For more than 30 years, Berardi has studied agriculture and food, obtaining a BA in biology from the University of California at …

Raised in Spokane as part of an Italian-Greek family, Jackie Cross had grown up embracing both her cultural heritage as well as the lush agricultural traditions of eastern Washington. Her mother was an avid gardener and her grandparents instilled in …

Astra Zarina, who studied architecture at the University of Washington in the early 1950s and later became a UW professor, began traveling to the picturesque hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio in the 1960s. This historic gem, perched high atop …

Relevant, passionate and fiercely devoted to the arts: these words are used to describe Gage Academy of Art, a fine art school in Seattle that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, but can be applied equally as well to the …

This spring, as Seattle and the world comes to a halt in the battle against the coronavirus, every act of kindness, every moment of beauty, becomes more important than ever.  Art museums may be shuttered, concerts may be postponed and …

In a time of unprecedented global public health challenges, when every sector of our social and economic fabric is at the straining point, it is comforting to realize that our Italian-American community continues to encourage and foster connections with family …

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