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Being born in a family with a distinct heritage is one thing, how said heritage is perceived and the respect paid to the family roots is what really matters. Among those who always felt a deep connection and quickly became …

“I would like a bus similar to my house, but in motion… I want to live inside, not just to travel”. A quote from a random conversation with an American tourist has become the main source of inspiration for Tommaso …

With her pink short hair, bright smile, and magnetic attitude, Italian chef Barbara Pollastrini is capable of delighting both the palate and the eye by preparing the tastiest recipes of the traditional Italian cuisine. She lives in Hollywood, in a …

Most of the times we don’t even realize it, but while we are watching the latest great movie on the big screen or a mind-blowing series on TV, it isn’t only the images that capture our attention. Would a high-tension …

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Meeting Chef Renato Solpietro for the first time is a happy experience.  He is passionate about life in general and Italian culture and cooking in particular.  His wife, Adrienne Davis is just as outgoing – picture a glass jar full …

A degree in petroleum engineering is not the usual training ground for a museum administrator. But then, Stefano Catalani, director of art, craft and design at Bellevue Arts Museum, located outside Seattle, Wash., is not your usual arts administrator.   …

A life full of curiosity and love for arts and history: during his existence working as architect, poet, and photographer, Alfonso Carrara put all this together in order to become an empathic modernist, who used imagery to honor the truth …

A dinner with almost 20 thousand guests, all dressed in white, and behind it the beautiful Reggia di Venaria Reale, considered the “Italian Versailles” The Palace is a former royal residence located in Venaria Reale in Piedmon and is one of …

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It’s easy in Hollywood for an actor to be typecast according to his or her ethnicity. In his long-lasting career, which includes over ninety projects, John Turturro was able to both stay faithful to his Italian roots and avoid playing …

Valentina Castellani Quinn is not only a well-rounded artist, with a strong background in painting and fashion design, but also an intuitive and forward-thinking entrepreneur. This last quality she discovered accidentally, after the tragic and sudden death of her beloved …

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