LIFE & PEOPLE

Six Italian-Americans sit around the table, a barbecue just completed. Now it’s time to chat and drink a little. Seated are an engineer, a Shakespearean scholar, an inventor, an online historian, an expert on reading and memory, a cruise ship …

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His artistic legacy is invaluable, representing the highest and purest form of art: films and theater shows that deeply move the human heart with an introspective research to bring characters to life, as well as uniquely beautiful and personal interpretations …

Old Italian barber shops in the United States are on the verge of extinction. For much of the 20th century, most big cities had many Italian barber shops. These barber shops and their trademark red, blue and white helical stripes …

The De Re Gallery debuted Mauro Perucchetti’s Pop Fiction exhibition on Thursday, September 10th in West Hollywood. Mauro and his stunning wife Lorena Perucchetti, who is also his PR manager, both arrived elegantly dressed and accessorized with miniature pieces of …

Ask outdoor enthusiast Craig Romano what has most influenced his life and his answer comes quickly and confidently: his Italian heritage and his New Hampshire roots.   A resident of Mt. Vernon, Wash., about 60 miles north of Seattle, and …

The story of Valentina Socci, a well-established fashion photographer, who left her beloved city of Milan, Italy, to devote herself to a successful career in Hollywood, reminds of a beautiful modern tale. Over the last few years, she has achieved …

Chef Bobby Bonsonor Hellen sweats like a water fountain underneath the orange-and-blue New York Mets baseball hat waiting for his grandma pie to be ready. He is standing right in front of the deck oven of his almost one-year old …

Pioneer Square is the heart of Seattle. Settled in 1852 by men and women who were drawn to its protected deep-water harbor, the area burned to the ground in 1889 when a fast-moving blaze consumed 29 blocks of mostly wooden …

The widespread phenomenon of street food, a common feature of many big cities worldwide, may be improperly regarded as a recent response to the eating needs of an increasingly fast-paced society. Truth be told, the century-old history of this particular …

C.I.A.O. is a unique art program offered by the Museo Italo Americano and is available for all San Francisco middle schools. The name of the program is very easy to remember: Children’s Italian Art Outreach (CIAO). The program started back …