LIFE & PEOPLE

A clothes peg may appear to be a very ordinary, domestic item but for Projetto Quid it symbolizes much more. It is their company logo, and the two sides of the peg represent the two sides of their work – …

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, hosted in Los Angeles from July 25 to August 2, is the largest sports and humanitarian event worldwide this year and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games, with …

American folk singer Ben Slavin wants his music listeners to know where he is coming from. For nearly ten years, Slavin has been living in Naples. Prior to that, he lived in Milan, where he continued his studies as a …

What does Gianfranco Serraino, an established documentary filmmaker from Europe living in California have in common with Francesco Giacobbe, an Italian Senator living in Australia?  Both were born in Sicily and have great fondness for their homeland. Giacobbe states, “It …

By Dan Cox

In the world’s eyes, groundbreaking robotic innovations are usually associated with the high-tech research carried out in leading countries like the U.S. or Japan. Nevertheless, Italy as well boasts a very productive robotics sector, which is one of the best …

Coordinating the 46th Annual Columbus Day Grand ball, spending time with donors and other Ferragosto 2015 Committee members, and acting as President of the Sons of Italy keeps Jim Cardinale- Hill very busy these days.   “Our chapter of the …

Spread the love, share the wealth and eat well while doing it. These concepts drive the successful business model adapted by Ilyse Rathet and Ron Post, co-founders of Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods in Seattle.    The couple has spent years …

Founded in 1931 in Turin, Piedmont region, by Italy’s public service broadcaster, the RAI National Symphonic Orchestra has absorbed the radio orchestras of Rome, Naples, and Milan, and attracted some of the best conductors in the world. Among them, James …

A journey around Sicily and among Sicilians. The attachment to the Italian heritage and the passion to tell stories and help understand culture from a new, extraordinary perspective. Director Luca Vullo, from Caltanissetta, has put his abilities, knowledge, and interests …

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 …

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