LIFE & PEOPLE

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.”  -Henry David …

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Discipline and dignity are Stefano Pelinga’s motto. A five-time World Champion in Artistic Pool, the Roman talent is now residing in Las Vegas twirling from one show to another. 2015 marked a lifetime achievement for the star who officially became …

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Charming, energetic and passionate about the arts, Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi has been a shot in the arm for Seattle’s ACT Theatre since he joined the staff in 2007. Initially, Scandiuzzi ran ACT’s Central Heating Lab, which supports new works and theatrical …

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Fortune favors the brave, they say and, when it comes, you can’t say “No”. The “Buona Fortuna” – as called by Italians – helped Sergio Cerbone, an Italian professional from Milan, realize some of his dreams but it took some …

To follow an Academy Award win is a tough act, but Paolo Sorrentino is no stranger to challenges. His new film, Youth, second film entirely in English language after This Must Be the Place, has a parade of stars including …

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Marta Ciccolari Micaldi has been teaching American Literature classes in Turin, Italy for some time now.  Along with Claudio Morrano and Federico Giacomelli, Marta has been able to take her classes on literary tours to the United States called Book …

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When most think about their dream vacation in Italy they envision themselves strolling around quaint streets basked in perpetual sunshine, eating gelato and wearing airy cotton dresses and shirts purchased at a local boutique. But while warm weather is great …

In order to grasp the scope of the unique musical event, to be hosted at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on January 20th, we need to go back to 16th century in Venice, Italy. Back then, numerous charitable associations, composed …

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Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli are the founders of the Timbuktu project, the first digital magazine in the world for young children and totally Italian. Francesca was born and grew up in Taranto, studied in Milan where she got her …

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Elena Manferdini, acclaimed architect and designer, grew up in Bologna, capital of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy. Somehow the urbanistic eclecticism and theatrical quality of the landscape, made of medieval towers as well as a vast web of porticoes, must …

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