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Fellini has four films in BBC Culture’s poll to find the 100 greatest foreign-language films, but some critics dismiss him. They’re wrong, writes Chris Nashawaty.
Casa Italiana di Las Vegas wants to clear up a few things about Italians. And in a way, that’s its mission: to promote Italian culture.
Ever dreamed of tying the knot in a fairytale castle in Italy? You can now rent one for just over $100 -- and the whole place will be exclusively yours.
In Nine, the curious musical in which Daniel Day-Lewis (convincingly) pretends to be Italian, his director-in-crisis character eventually flees from Rome to Anguillara Sabazia.
Italian liquor group Davide Campari posted strong results Tuesday, helped by fizzing sales of its signature orange aperitif
Mario Segale, the man after whom video game hero Super Mario was named, has died aged 84.
Mr Segale was a successful Italian-American property developer from the US state of Washington.
If you'd like to eat the world's most scientifically perfect pizza, you have two options: One, fly to Rome and order a Margherita pizza fresh from the brick oven; or, two, solve a long thermodynamic equation to simulate that glorious Italian pizza in your pathetic electric oven at home.
With surprisingly little controversy or debate, the City Council voted this Tuesday to designate the second Monday of October — traditionally celebrated as the federal Columbus Day holiday — as both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Italian Heritage Day.
The 12th Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, which runs Oct. 25-28 at the Sottile Theatre, is Charleston’s biggest celebration of Italian culture.
This year it focuses on a particular city in Italy known as a creative center in a country known for its artistic and cultural legacy. Four of the 13 films to be screened at the festival tell stories of Naples.
In Verona, where foodie and street artist Pier Paolo Spinazzè lives, hate propaganda has been on the rise. Spinazzè fights it with love, combining his longtime passions for food and art.
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Humanities & Neuroscience Conference
Organizers: Francesca Bartolini (Columbia) and Franck Polleux (Columbia)
Assembled entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition reveals the depth of Rome’s impact from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, before rising individualism, internationalism, and the optimistic equilibrium between secular and religious forces caused the city’s ultimate marginalization. Organized by LACMA
Info at www.lacma.org
Award-winning historian Marcia Gallo (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) will discuss the lives and times of three barrier-breaking women of the sixties: Kitty Genovese, Diane di Prima, Virginia Apuzzo.
Organizzata dall 'American Academy in Rome e presentata negli Stati Uniti dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, questa mostra fotografca mette in evidenza come la fotografia abbia modificato la percezione moderna di Matera, una città del sud Italia nota per i suoi Sassi, abitazioni rupestri millenarie. Un esempio di storia e tradizioni tipiche della cultura mediterranea, nel XX secolo Matera si è trasformata nell'immaginario collettivo da luogo vetusto ai margini della civiltà a emblema culturale leader per il futuro dell'Europa.
Una conversazione con l'autrice Chiara Valerio che rappresenta l'Italia all'edizione 2018 di The New Literature from Europe Festival (NLE) che si svolge a New York dal 27 al 29 novembre. L'autrice, che sarà presentata da Alessandro Giammei, parlerà di Caro Michele di Natalia Ginzburg.