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Vintage artwork, initial concept designed by artist Federico Seneca for Perugina in 1922. (courtesy Perugina Nestlè Italia)

Chocolate wars: what’s Italy’s real chocolate making capital?

In Italy you know Winter has finally arrived when, upon entering a café in the mid-afternoon, the comforting scent of hot chocolate and whipped cream...
Blue jeans made their way back to Europe during the Second World War, when American soldiers would wear them while not in service

Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

The drive in, a milkshake, James Dean wearing his jeans: is there anything more quintessentially “americana” than this? As pleasant as it may be, we...
Marta Ciccolari Micladi has been teaching American literature in bookstores and cultural centers and organizes tours based on American authors and the locations that were significant in their lives as well as in the the books they wrote Photo credit: Elena Datrino

Book Riders: Literary Tours based on Classes taught by Marta Ciccolari Micaldi

Marta Ciccolari Micaldi has been teaching American Literature classes in Turin, Italy for some time now. Along with Claudio Morrano and Federico...
Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo”

Top 40 Under 40: Urban artist "Millo"

The first time I fell for the work of Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo,” was the second I laid my eyes on one of his murals: a red-painted...
Turin: vibrant heart of Piemonte

Turin: the vibrant heart of Piemonte

Looking for a new city to add to your itinerary on your next visit to Italy? Turin has a lot to offer. Turin is one of the more prominent cities of...
Rafhael's paintings in Turin

Raphael's paintings on exhibition in Turin

An exhibit at the Venaria museum near Turin, exploring the Renaissance painter Raphael's extraordinary influence on decorative arts, opened its doors...
The art and history of embroidery displayed in Turin

The art and history of embroidery displayed in Turin

The history of embroidery comes to life thanks to the exhibition called "Lino, Lana, Seta, Oro" which will open July 29 until November in Turin at...
Roberto Pedicini

It’s better in Italian. An American perspective on the Italian industry of dubbing

Italian dubbing of foreign films is known to be the best in the industry. Dubbing started on the tail end of World War II, quickly becoming standard...
Italian neorealism displayed in a photography exhibition in Turin

Italian neorealism shown in a photography exhibition in Turin

One of Italy's most popular movements in cinema is now on display in Turin thanks to the exhibition called "Roma, Citta Aperta: 70 years of...
Shroud to go on display again in Turin

Shroud goes on display again in Turin

A new exhibition of the Shroud, the alleged burial cloth of Jesus Christ, kicked off on Sunday in Turin. According to the organizers, millions of...

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