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Goldsmith masters in Crotone are artists able to craft precious metals in order to produce objects known worldwide: from gold to silver, pearls, corals, and precious stones

The art and tradition of goldsmithery in Crotone

The Greek colonization in South Italy left an immense cultural...
The celebrations for the Madonna Nera and the fuejentes

The celebrations for the Madonna Nera and the fuejentes

San Severo in Apulia region is famous for its festival held on...
Arrosto d’Urbino

Arrosto d’Urbino

Marche is an underrated region of Italy; not as famous as...
Good luck Matera and the Materani people

Good luck Matera and the Materani

The European Union and its culture ministers officially...
The “Infiorata Festival” is an Italian tradition that sees the streets paved with flowers during the month of May and June

Infiorate Festivals: Flower Power

Long before the romantic, peaceful “flower power” movement of...
Eighty-six casts from Pompeii's ruins restored

Eighty-six casts from Pompeii's ruins restored

The restoration of the 86 casts found in 1863 in Pompeii is now...
Riso papate e cozze

Riso, Patate e Cozze - Rice, Potatoes and Mussels

Key Ingredients Serves 6-8 persons 2 Lbs Fresh Mussels, 1 1/2...

Italy’s Ventotene Island ~ This Tiny Package Holds Big Surprises (Part One)

During her vacation to Italy, Susan takes us around hidden...
The start of the 93rd running of the Statuto Race at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club

The Statuto Foot Race: A Race That Spans Seven Centuries

Picture the following scene if you will. The place is Verona,...
Biscotti di Nero d’Avola

Olive Oil and Wine - A Very Nice Cookie

For an afternoon snack, an accompaniment to an after-dinner...
La Passeggiata – The Evening Stroll in Italy

La Passeggiata – The Evening Stroll in Italy

One of my favorite aspects of the Italian lifestyle is the late...
50 Trivia Facts about Italy (Part Three)

50 Trivia Facts about Italy (Part Three)

Third part of the series introduced by Tuscan Muse with the most...
An accomplished military leader, Spartacus,  led a major slave rebellion against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC.

Slavery in Ancient Rome (Part two)

For the next 27 years, slave uprisings seemed to be a thing of...
Most Italo-Americans who claim Genovese “roots” are descendants of people born in the villages near Genoa or anywhere in the Regione of Liguria

Italian-American roots: the coastal region of Liguria

Genoa, Italy, as we little Italo-American kids learned in school...
The Gambaccini Family

Caffè BaoNecci: A Family Matter

North Beach is San Francisco’s central hub for all things...

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