LIFE & PEOPLE

The beautiful southern Italian city of L’Aquila, in Abruzzo region, is still struggling to recover from the devastating earthquake that hit the area in 2009, causing over 300 casualties. Among other initiatives, aimed at supporting and redeveloping L’Aquila, a 12-hour …

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Bringing the art of classic Italian cinema to Los Angeles, the Grazie Cinema Series hosted a screening of a cinematic Italian film, prefaced by the premiere of an original short film directed by Tracy Antonopoulos. The series had a grand …

“Bruno Serato is a wonderful helper, he works at a restaurant called the White House.” ”He is a loving, caring man, who helps people in need. He loves kids and also gives them food.” “Bruno Serato is a chef, who …

Anew way of promoting environmental protection has led three friends to the creation of a new brand, with the purpose of sharing sports, passion and traditions. The creative innovations that have recently inspired artists, entrepreneurs, and artisans are closely connected to …

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Renzo Piano called it the “stone with a light inside”. These poetic words used by the Italian architect to refer to the pietra leccese have become a way to describe the uniqueness of the stone which can be found around …

Have you ever wanted to walk the streets?  For arts’sake?  Italy’s immeasurable collection of public art is a forgone conclusion.  You stumble over it, walk around it, and view it from afar in just about every locale.  Rome, for example, could …

In every family there is always someone, who patiently tries to sketch out the family tree. Marge Bitetti, author of the book Italians in Los Angeles, has done more than that. She has traced the origin of a whole population …

“I am most passionate about bringing my knowledge [of tasting] to consumers, “said an enthusiastic Orietta Gianjorio, a native Italian from Rome, when describing her motivation and drive for tasting. “My Italian values are shopping for the best ingredients, conviviality …

With Fantastic Four currently in theatres actress Kate Mara, who plays Susan Storm, the Invisible Woman, is finally getting her spot in the sun among Hollywood stars, after years of supporting roles. Despite the heavy criticism the movie has received …

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 …

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