Heritage

Teacher of Tarantella!

Teacher of Tarantella!

Ancient Folk Dance of Tarantella Arrives to America! Born and r!!!aised in Rome, Italy, Alessandra Belloni was introduced to folk music at a young age by her grandparents, who used to play authentic music from southern Italy for her during her childhood.  When Alessandra decided she wanted to pursue a career in the arts, there was nothing that could stop her. Not even her father’s disapproval.    “My father wouldn’t let me be an artist, so I had to get away,” Belloni recalls, and following a family vacation to New York,...

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Basilica of Florence

Basilica of Florence

Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in Firenze (Florence), Italian Region of Toscana (Tuscany). The Basilica was begun in 1296, with a Gothic Style from designer Arnolfo di Cambio. Italian engineer Filippo Brunelleschi during the Italian Renaissance was commissioned to construct the famous dome in 1436, which remains as the largest brick dome in the world today! www.italia.org   Fairly, there are some aspects you have to consider about health care. There are hundreds of dependable internet pharmacies that will offer legitimate discounts....

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Little Italy FESTA!!! San Diego

Little Italy FESTA!!!  San Diego

http://www.littleitalysd.com/events/little-italy-festa/ Little Italy FESTA! Located in Little Italy, San Diego!!! Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 10:00am to 6:00pm Ballast Point Beer & Wine Garden Bocce Ball Tournament Italian Motorsport Show Kids’ Area Little Italy Mercato “Italian Table” Stage Pizza Tossing Contest with Filippi’s Serata Al Cinema (Night at the Movie) Stickball Exhibition Game Vintage Italian Art Exhibition Gesso Italiano is one of the largest sidewalk art chalk displays in the country – this year FESTA! is...

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La Dolce Vita Festival

La Dolce Vita Festival

www.ladolcevitafestival.com Celebrate Italy at La Dolce Vita Festival Saturday, Oct. 5th (10am to 10pm) and Sunday, Oct. 6th (12:00pm to 8:00pm) Join us for Great Italian Food, Amazing Italian Entertainment, and Il Mercato…FREE PARKING!!! ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY & Night until Closing Fairly, there are some aspects you have to regard about soundness care. There are hundreds of dependable internet pharmacies that will offer legitimate discounts. For instance you can buy penicillin antibiotics that fights infection caused by bacteria....

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California Celebrates Italy!

California Celebrates Italy!

CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES ITALIA!!! 3 Festivals in 3 Weeks!!! Italian Feast-San Gennaro, Hollywood, September 27, 28, 29 www.feastofla.org La Dolce Vita Festival, Laguna Niguel, October 5, 6 www.ladolcevitafestival.com Little Italy Festa, San Diego, October 13 www.littleitalysd.com Discover more at www.italia.org Fairly, there are some aspects you have to regard about soundness care. There are hundreds of dependable internet pharmacies that will offer legitimate discounts. For instance you can buy penicillin antibiotics that fights contagion...

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Medici Ivory Art

Medici Ivory Art

FLORENCE SHOWS IVORY GLORY OF EUROPEAN COURTS By Christopher Livesay   The Medici family’s famed collection of ivory sculptures, carvings and assorted artworks have been put together for the first time in a sprawling exhibit at the palace once owned by Florence’s most powerful dynasty. On through November 3 at Palazzo Pitti, ‘Ethereal Passions’ includes some 150 works, offering a candid glimpse of the mercantile giants’ breadth of acquisitions that stretched as far as Africa and Asia throughout and beyond...

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Arthur Cola, Novelist

Arthur Cola, Novelist

Arthur Cola, Italian-American Author Arthur Cola lives in Burlington, WI. He is a retired educator who began writing novels upon his retirement from education 7 years ago. His interest in the arts has been a life-long one though not fully realized until his writing career began. He adapted plays for performance in his schools and created the Bicentennial Award winning production of an original work: “What is America?” His first published work was that of a children’s book, which was created for his grandchildren. Papa and the Gingerbread...

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My Sicily by Francesca Mignosa

My Sicily by Francesca Mignosa

“My Sicily: Life in the Cusp of the Mediterranean Sea” (2012) is Francesca Mignosa’s first book.  The Author was born and raised in Augusta, Sicily where she developed her imagination and love for writing.  Through the years she has been recognized for her short stories, screenplays and articles in Italy and in the USA.  In 2007 and 2013 she was the winner, first classified in the world, of the literary award “Sicilia Mondo” for her writing and role as cultural ambassador. In “My Sicily” the...

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San Gennaro in San Diego

San Gennaro in San Diego

SAN GENNARO FEAST SAN DIEGO!!! Location:  Qualcom Stadium    9449 Friars Rd. San Diego, CA 92108 Dates and Hours San Gennaro Feast, May 30 – June 02, 2013 Thursday May 30 – 4pm to 11pm Friday May 31 – 4pm to Midnight Saturday June 01 – 11am to Midnight Sunday June 02 – 11am to 11pm HISTORY OF SAN GENNARO Who is San Gennaro? San Gennaro never made headlines during his lifetime. Very little is known about him except that he was bishop of Benevento, Italy, and died a martyr in 305 A.D., during the persecution...

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Buona Pasqua, Happy Easter

Buona Pasqua, Happy Easter

BUONA PASQUA…HAPPY EASTER!!!

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