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In the prelude to the Italian elections this month, the far-right League party did not distinguish itself for rhetorical subtlety. In the prelude to the Italian elections this month, the far-right League party did not distinguish itself for rhetorical subtlety.
Italy’s borrowing costs continue to slide even though many big investors are singling it out as the euro zone member most vulnerable to a withdrawal of European Central Bank stimulus.
Imagine growing up the child of Pablo Picasso or Paul Gauguin. That alone might persuade you to read Tom Rachman’s third novel, The Italian Teacher(Viking, 352 pp., ★★★★ out of four), a poignant, touching tale about living in the shadow of brazen artistic genius.
As a teenager, Luciano Giubbilei worked after school as a delivery boy for a florist in his native city of Siena, Italy.
Vessel refused to hand refugees to Libyan coastguard and docked in Italy, where officials opened probe against crew.
President Sergio Mattarella is ready to allow time for passions to cool after Italy’s acrimonious election campaign and will give political leaders until July to break their deadlock, according to a senior state official.
Italy’s inconclusive election has darkened what was an already unfavorable backdrop for the nation’s bonds, according to BlackRock Inc.
Davide Casaleggio is one of the top leaders of the Five Star Movement. He is president of the Rousseau Association, which created the movement’s digital platform.
The europhile leaders of Germany and France said the Italian election 2018 "deeply shook" the European Union after the success of the eurosceptic the Lega and Five Star Movement (M5S) parties.
THE U.S. government spent over $30,000 on personal security for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt during his trip last year to Italy, according to documents obtained by a watchdog group that said the spending was irresponsible at a time of budget cuts.
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Italy in NY Calendar
Whether it is your first time to Eataly, or you simply want to learn more about us, we invite you to join us on a walking tour of Eataly Boston. During your tour, you'll learn about our Italian heritage and products, and snack on some of our favorite foods along the way! During this tour, guests will:
Explore our vast array of imported Italian products and locally sourced goods
Engage with our experts behind the counter to learn about Italian culture and hear some of Eataly’s best kept secrets
Sample some of our signature tastes like fresh mozzarella, focaccia, house-made potato chips, and gelato
Find out what makes our Boston location special!
The tour meets at the Guest Relations Booth, just up the stairs from the Boylston Street entrance. Tour duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions. If we are not notified ahead of time of any special needs, we may not be able to accommodate them. Tours are limited to 15 people at a time. If you are unable to reserve a spot on the website, it means the tour is full – but do not fret! Please contact [email protected] to inquire about customized private tour offerings.
In Boston, kids are always eager for adventure! Enter the Passport to Eataly tour, a journey around our marketplace for kids ages 8-12. With Eatalian passports in hand, kids will:
Uncover the food and language of Italy as an Eatalian ambassador guides them around our marketplace
Explore each department, learn an Italian word or phrase, and earn a stamp in their passports
Discover the value of whole ingredients and receive delicious tastes along the way, including fresh mozzarella, pizza, and gelato
The tour meets in our cooking school, La Scuola, located in the far-right corner of the store past Salumi e Formaggi. Tour duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes. While kids are on the tour, parents or caregivers can kick back at our Lavazza café where they will be treated to up to two cups of espresso or espresso macchiato and a 10% off coupon to explore the market!
Please notify us in advance if there are any dietary restrictions. If we are not notified ahead of time of any special needs, we may not be able to accommodate them. Tours are limited to 10 children at a time. If you are unable to reserve a spot on the website, it means the tour is full – but do not fret! Please contact [email protected] to inquire about customized private tour offerings.
Gianluca Franzese is an Italian-born American artist who currently lives and works in San Francisco. The son of a jewelry maker and a pupil of the old masters of Italian art, he started painting early on, moving through realist, expressive, and narrative styles. With a background in decorative painting, his style has evolved to blend continuous patterns of color with dynamic metal reflections, with meticulous attention to detail and dedication to flawlessness. Each painting plays with the viewer’s perspective, illuminating the spaces in which they reside. In his own words, Franzese’s art “reflects my belief that beauty is a process that happens over time, with a focus on underlying patterns and geometries found in nature. The metallic elements in the pieces are sensitive to the temperature of the environment, expressing a particular temperament based on context. This responsive variable means that the work is always unique to the time and place in which it is viewed.” His works have been exhibited in San Francisco, Miami, New York and Florence, and are in many private collections, notably Tiffany & Co. in Milan, Italy.
Marietta Patricia Leis is an Italian-American visual artist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She works in several media including painting, photography, sculpture and video. Leis received a BA and MA in psychology from Antioch College, Los Angeles and her MA/MFA in studio art from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
[Insights 2, by Marietta Patrica Leis, 2014]
Insights 2, Marietta Patrica Leis, 2014
Leis’ art is concerned with the preservation of our planet. Her art, regardless of medium, resonates with the beauty of our natural environment. ‘Color of place’ is an element that she enlists to create a visceral recording of her travels. Her work can be found in many public collections among them: The Albuquerque Art Museum, NM; Harwood Museum, Taos, NM; University Art Gallery, NM State University, Las Cruces; New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe, the Holtze Hotel, Denver; the University of New Mexico Division of Continuing Education; Ross Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio and the State Capitol Building, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her work in the public sector includes commissioned work and 1% for the Arts competitions. Leis’ extensive exhibition record as well as collections that she is in, awards that she has received and lectures that she has given is documented in Who’s Who In American Art (31st Edition). The late New York Times contributing art critic, William Zimmer, called Leis’ reductive paintings “sublime”. In regard to her own philosophy regarding her work Leis states, “The aim of my art is to represent not the outward appearance of things but their inward significance.”
First generation Italian-American sculptor Giuseppe Palumbo is the son of a professional artist from Italy. He has studied at the Art Students League in Denver, The Loveland Academy of Fine Art and the Scottsdale Artists School, as well as in San Miguel Allende, Mexico and Pietrasanta, Italy. Palumbo has spent a lifetime creating, designing and building, from architecture to furniture and jewelry. He has been sculpting since 1992.
[Hog Heaven, by Giuseppe Palumbo, 2014]
Hog Heaven, Giuseppe Palumbo, 2014
Palumbo’s textural, figurative bronze sculptures somehow contemporaneously communicate fantasy, humor, depth and meaning. In the form of dancing sheep, meditating bulls, flying pigs, walking seashells and little men balancing on a ledge, Palumbo gives shape to human emotions as well as to social and political perspectives. Palumbo states that his objective is “not to create a replica of the living, but to capture the essence of a being, not a frozen pose, but a sculpture alive in texture, spirit and warmth. My objective is to communicate in a language that words don’t convey. If my work moves the viewer, stirs their soul, is a reflection of our times, or pleases the aesthetic, then I have achieved my goal. My chapter in the story of the sculpture is short; once I’m finished with the piece it then becomes an endless tale as each viewer relives and creates their own story.” He maintains studios in Berkeley, CA and Eldorado Springs, CO and his work has been exhibited in many important shows throughout the US. Palumbo’s whimsical sculptures can be found in many public and private collections throughout the US and the world, including Queen Rania of Jordan’s private collection.
An opportunity to meet and hear John Phillips, former Ambassador of the United States to Italy, who will be visiting the Center for Italian Studies to talk about his experience and share his reflections on his years of diplomatic service in Italy (2014-2017) and San Marino (2013-2017). His presentation will include remarks particularly about "Italy: challenges and opportunities after the March, 2018 General Election." Reception to follow.
Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies.
Pasta is an essential food of the Italian cuisine constituting a course in the traditional meal. For example, take the simplest and most represented: semolina flour and water pasta from the region of Gragnano in Campania of Southern Italy. This famous region is the capital of the artisanal pasta for cultivating the wheat, successfully due to its microclimate. The beloved semolina's flour is a hard type of wheat that is less elastic, however, it makes it easier to roll into pasta shapes. Join in on making fresh Semolina pasta as La Scuola Chef demonstrates the technique to create fresh pasta and form fun pasta shapes from scratch. In this class guests will:
Learn about dried pasta and how to make it at home.
Make your own Semolina pasta dough to take home.
Enjoy a pasta dish prepared by La Scuola Chef paired with a wine.
Take home the menu, adapted recipes and wine tasting notes.