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by Lucy McCabe | Fri, 05/05/2023 - 08:25
“I played with great seriousness. At some point they began to call my games art.” – Maria Lai I first “met” Maria Lai while visiting Cagliari, the capital of…
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by Amy Gulick | Wed, 04/26/2023 - 06:20
The perennially popular Italian folk tune “Bella Ciao” has roots in 19th-century farm laborer protests in northern Italy, but this simple yet stirring hymn has…
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by Katherine Wilson | Thu, 04/20/2023 - 15:00
This spring, the city at the base of Vesuvius is ready to erupt.  Abuzz with adrenaline and already spray-painted blue, Naples is anticipating a national…
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by Alexa Ahern | Thu, 03/30/2023 - 14:25
I think it’s safe to say no cuisine kindles such universal love quite like Italian food.  When the Italian Ministries of Agriculture and Culture nominated “…
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by Toni DeBella | Wed, 03/29/2023 - 14:07
Art historian, Yale-educated scholar and bestselling author Laura Morelli has said she avoids controversy like the plague. But when Tallahassee, Florida’s “…
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by Miranda Mullings | Wed, 03/22/2023 - 08:00
The Arab alimentari El Zayat in Rome’s Marconi neighborhood has the familiar din of a minimarket in Cairo. Twinkling lights curtain the facade and a plastic…
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by Jessica Lionnel | Sat, 03/18/2023 - 03:30
Imagine you’re watching a key episode in your favorite series, on the edge of your seat, desperate to know what happens next.  Now imagine all of the…
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by Alexa Ahern | Wed, 03/01/2023 - 09:37
It was difficult for Yaryna Shendryk to hold back tears as she recounted fleeing with her three children from her home in Sumy, Ukraine, one year earlier,…
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by Laurence Connell | Wed, 02/22/2023 - 07:30
In early 2020, much of the world’s attention was focused on the northern Italian city of Bergamo as it became one of the first places outside China to…
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by Italy Magazine Staff | Thu, 01/26/2023 - 03:15
International Holocaust Remembrance Day — Giorno della Memoria in Italian — is celebrated around the world on January 27, the date in 1945 on which the…