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Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of NY, Inc. Celebrates Matera: European Capital of Culture 2019
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If Italy's fashion capital has a predominant color, it is gray—not only because of the blocks of neoclassical stone buildings for which the city is celebrated, but also due to its often-gray sky, which traps pollution.
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Air Italy, an upstart Italian air carrier founded early in 2018, on Tuesday said it will start nonstop service on May 14 between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Milan, Italy’s Malpensa Airport. Air Italy will initially operate the new route three times weekly.
The Justice Department has helped many countries gain back their rightful cultural possessions. This is a case that doesn’t warrant its involvement.
Milan continues to outpace its Italian neighbors in home prices and sales volume, while the smaller areas in its orbit remain quiet and affordable.
Italy's fashion association issued an official statement in the face of accusations of irregular working conditions in the country.
From 2001 to 2017, the number of Americans speaking Italian at home dropped from almost 900,000 to just over 550,000, an incredible 38% reduction in just 16 years.
The company debuted its first Italian location in Milan in September, a high-end Starbucks Reserve Roastery. It opened two more locationsthis week.
Institution vows to defend ‘legal right’ to Victorious Youth statue discovered off Pesaro in 1964
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is leaning a little less than it used to. The Italian monument, famed for its precarious tilt, has been improving its posture, straightening nearly 1.5 inches since 2001.
Xiang Kai, a director and writer based in Shanghai, burned more than $20,000 worth of Dolce & Gabbana products, including coats, a vest and bags. A previous fan of the brand, he said he also threw his shoes and watches from the label in the trash.
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The series comes to an end with a conversation between two of the most renowned historians of our time: Carlo Ginzburg and Saul Friedländer.
Mafalda Minnozzi with Paul Ricci, Rogério Boccato, Art Hirahara and Will Calhoun.
For this special one-time event celebrating the Thursday that opens the carnival festivities (Fat Thursday), the repertoire will focus on the many forms of Brazilian song that owe their roots to the Afro Brazilian carnival rhythms which then over time and space extended well beyond Brazil. Italian song will also be an important element in the evolution of the show, thanks above all to some Brazilian compositions penned in Italian by Sergio Bardotti and Paolo Limiti that have become possibly more popular than the original versions of the songs. It is the beauty of music that, by integrating different cultures, transforms itself and regenerates itself, always creating new styles and sensations.