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At the heart of Expo Milan 2015, the stunning architecture of the Padiglione Italia – the only pavilion not to be dismantled after the event – has already become a symbol of the Italian excellence, modern creativity, and technological innovation. …

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The French Revolution began as an uprising of the people against the tyranny of the ancien regime, but by 1798 Napoleon had risen to power and was on a campaign of conquest throughout Europe.  While some hailed the arrival of …

Expo Milan 2015 is up and running, and among its many initiatives is WE – Women for Expo, which focuses on women’s contribution to healthy nutrition and sustainability, supported by celebrity ambassadors the likes of Lidia Bastianich. They are successful …

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In this baseball season it is appropriate to celebrate Joe DiMaggio, who would have been one-hundred-and-one this year.  One of the greatest baseball figures of his era, he played with grace yet power, creating records still unmatched by newer, better …

A bridge between the past and the present, keeping the history and looking at innovation: this is the path some Sicilian farmers are following in the area known as “Nebrodi”, a park established in 1993 that includes the most important …

John Asaro, a native Californian of Sicilian descent has a special place in his heart for Little Italy’s Piazza Famiglia, so much so that he will be donating 50% of all sales from his latest art exhibit being held at …

Gabriele Tinti is an Italian poet and writer, whose poetry has been extensively inspired by the ancient-art form of boxing.  He is moved by solitude and tragedy, which inspires him to write rhymes that have been presented at the Queens …

Best known as Bruno Martelli, the introvert and talented star from the 1980s hit TV series Fame, Lee Curreri was born in the Bronx, New York City, to Italian parents and was later adopted by a couple from Southern Italy. …

Civita di Bagnoregio is one of the most beautiful hill towns in Italy. Located about 60 miles north of Rome, this stunning gem has escaped the modern age mostly because of its topography. No cars are allowed and there are …

Frank Capra is often acknowledged as one of the greatest directors who ever lived. Not just that, but he helped building the film industry as we know it. At one point he served as President of the Academy of Motion …

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