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Bagnoregio, Ancient Hilltop Hamlet

Bagnoregio, Ancient Hilltop Hamlet

Bagnoregio is an ancient hilltop hamlet located in the Province of Viterbo, Italian Region of Lazio.  The Etruscans founded this settlement centuries ago and has remained relevant throughout the ages because of the strategically defensible hilltop location surrounded by deep ravines on three sides. It became part of the Catholic Diocese of Viterbo in the 7th Century, added to the Papal State in 822, and was the birthplace of the famous philosopher St. Bonaventure in the early 13th century.   Built high on volcanic tufo stone, Bagnoregio was...

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Elisa Manzini, Actress/Author/Playwright

Elisa Manzini, Actress/Author/Playwright

FROM ITALY TO THE ACTORS STUDIO FOLLOWING HER “DREAMS” Since moving to Los Angeles just four short years ago Elisa Manzini  has  managed to published a short novel, “Dreams” and become a member of famed the Actors Studio West as a playwright.   Elisa started out in Italy as a TV writer for Comedy Central and Endemol in Milan,  but her real passion has always been the theatre and cinema.  She decided to follow her dream and come to the States where she started out writing short films.  Several of those were soon produced and...

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Newport Beach Italian Film Festival

Newport Beach Italian Film Festival

On Tuesday, April 29th 2014 the 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Italian Spotlight, an evening celebration of Italian cinema and culture. The event will feature the Orange County premiere of the highly acclaimed film, A Five Star Life (Viaggio Sola), followed by a festive post screening gala. Irene (Margherita Buy, winner of the David di Donatello Award for Best Actress) has a dream job: traveling through Europe to test the service at the leading hotels of the world’s 5-star establishments. Yet in the lap of that...

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Top 10 Lakes in Italy

Top 10 Lakes in Italy

The 10 Best Lakes That Italy Has to Offer by Mary Lapidus Everyone has heard of Italy. That is just a known fact of life. Everyone has heard of the mouth-watering pastas, beautiful architecture, and can at least name the famous Italian artist Leonardo Da Vinci. However, there is something that has always remained true throughout the span of time: Some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring things in the world were not crafted by the hands of man, but by Mother Nature herself. A perfect example of this can be found in the various lakes of...

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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

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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...

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Host Italian Exchange Students

Host Italian Exchange Students

HOST an Italian Exchange Student who is eager to share the Heritage, Language, and Culture of Italia! Please contact us to learn how to participate as a host family. Host an Italian Exchange Student.  All students are between the ages of 15 and 18  years of age, speak adequate English, and have been selected based on their maturity and character.  Students arrive with their own spending money and medical insurance coverage.  Contact Livio Ceppi for more information at 1-949-310-5612 or email at...

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World Expo Milan 2015

World Expo Milan 2015

MILAN EXPO 2015 SEALS BROADCASTING DEAL WITH RAI By Sandra Cordon Italian State broadcaster RAI has reached a five-million-euro deal with Milan Expo 2015 to broadcast the event in Italy and abroad, the parties announced in a Rome presentation on Wednesday. Coverage of the food-themed world fair will be incorporated into existing programming and special transmissions, explained Expo Chief Executive Giuseppe Sala and RAI Managing Director Luigi Gubitosi. A new entity, RAI Expo, is being created to manage broadcast coverage of the fair. Italian...

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Centuries Old Balsamic Vinegar

Centuries Old Balsamic Vinegar

CENTURIES-OLD BALSAMIC VINEGAR PASSES TASTE TEST By Christopher Livesay A 273-year-old phial of Modena’s prized balsamic vinegar has been uncovered in the northern Italian city and experts say it’s delicious. The viscous, gourmet grape reduction was found two years ago along with a handwritten note inside an 18th-century chest inherited by a Modenese family. The note read: “Vinegar taken from a bottle of the Gregori family of Modena in 1740. Today, February 17, 1943, the vinegar is 203 years’ old. Signed: Giulio Jacoli...

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