LIFE & PEOPLE

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Frank Sinatra, or simply The Voice, one of the most influential figures in the entertainment business. Francis Albert Sinatra was a true artist; movie singer, movie actor, he was one …

Few foods have captured the appetite of the world. In order to be so universal and international, those few foods must be quite special. Nutella is one of those internationally loved foods. I had the unique opportunity to speak with …

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John Fante (April 8, 1909 – May 8, 1983) was an American fiction writer and screenwriter. He was born in Denver, Colorado, to his father, Nicola Fante – emigrated to the States from Torricella Peligna (small town in Abruzzo) – …

Head to toe, you can meet your wardrobe needs on San Francisco’s Italian Block, a vibrant collection of shops on the streets of the City’s Union Square shopping district. Nine gorgeous shops offer the best in quality, luxury Italian made …

I met Gay Talese on a Friday afternoon in New York City, when the sun descends from its zenith and anxious pedestrians are walking briskly home to begin their weekend.  He had agreed to meet and talk about his Italian …

It wasn’t a tweet that kicked off the life long career of Federico Rampini. The award-winning Italian journalist is no over-night 140-character sensation. After all, he recently followed President Obama in Antalya, Turkey, and covered the G20 summit, which focused …

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Italy has the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites – 51 – but that number doesn’t even begin to quantify the immense (too immense to handle?) heritage of a country that, even in its most remote places, boasts some …

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Fausto Roma (Ceccano, 1955), is a rare example of painter, sculptor and visual artist, who despite extensive travels along the years, has decided to live in his hometown, not far from Frosinone, capital of the geographical region of Ciociaria. Fausto …

Inspired by her unrelenting love for Italy, 12 years ago, Kathy McCabe started a newsletter devoted to travel in the Bel Paese, ‘Dream of Italy’, to provide fellow Italy lovers with information and advice on how to experience the country …

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Learning a new language by talking to a native speaker, as well as playing violin with a professional: this is what most people would like to do when they decide to challenge themselves with new skills. On the other hand, …

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