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Culture

In this section you will find the Italian Culture in Art and Artists, Cuisine, Music including Classical and Jazz, Movies and Celebrities, Sports, Biographies, Language, Literature, and Fashion.

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Gianfranco Rosi’s Fire at Sea chosen for Oscar Shortlist

In this stellar documentary, Gianfranco Rosi contrasts the lives of the desperate thousands landing on the shores of a Sicilian island with the everyday existence of the locals.
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Latest arrivals at YOOX, clothing and accessories Made in Italy

Check out the latest arrivals at YOOX in Italian fashion from clothing to bags, shoes, and accessories.
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Italist: Italian luxury boutiques and fashion brands

Italist is the largest marketplace for Italian luxury boutiques and emerging Italian fashion brands Italist only sells new and in season products from the most exciting high-end Italian and international brands like Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Armani, Stella McCartney, Marcelo Burlon, Golden Goose, Givenchy, and many many others. They have very competitive...
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Nanni Moretti’s MIA MADRE Opens in USA

Mia Madre, My Mother by Nanni Moretti The recently released semi-biographical film by Nanni Moretti, Mia Madre, opens in theaters across the U.S. on Friday, September 2 after a week of screening in major cities. Synopsis An Italian filmmaker (Margherita Buy) tries to cope with her mother's terminal illness (Giulia Lazzarini) while...
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Images, photos and posters of Italy

Italian Images, featuring beautiful landscapes of Italy from the Amalfi Coast to Venice Italy features some of the most breathtaking views in the world. From magnificent architecture found in Florence, Rome and Venice, to the beautiful landscape of Tuscany or the coastline along the Amalfi coast and the Italian Riviera,...
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Top Italian Movies of all time

A list of the top Italian movies of all time in USA rated by users, from Italian comedy to drama, Italian neorealism and western, horror, suspense and thriller.
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Top Italian Music Artists

A list of best-selling Italian music artists that have sold 100 million records or more Italy has produced some of the most famous singers, first and foremost opera singers like Luciano Pavarotti, and pop singers such as Mina, Adriano Celentano, and Patty Pravo. According to a study that involved collecting data...
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Italian classical music

An Extended Look into Italian Classical Music and Opera For many centuries, Italian classical music has been the center of music in Europe. The types of romantic melodies that are known to have been created in this area of the world are still important pieces of Italian classical music heard...
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Italian jazz

Italian Jazz has been popular since the early 20th Century Jazz may have its roots in the United States, but the genre has been wildly popular in Europe after it was introduced in the early 20th century. This is nowhere more true than in Italy, where cities like Rome, Turin,...
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Italian Pantry Essentials

Your pantry should be stocked with these essential Italian ingredients by E. Marsili My family's Italian pantry. Growing up in a small Italian seaside town, I was often asked by my mother or grand-mother to get on my bicycle and go shopping at their favorite Alimentari, a grocery store located 3...
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Italian Phrases

Learning basic conversation in Italian can open doors to truly immerse yourself into the language Someone could argue that before starting to learn and speak Italian phrases one should need to learn proper grammar. Italian is no exception. And there are many, many rules and irregular verbs, and so on....
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Milan Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2016-2017

What are the designers and looks that we should be excited about for the approaching season? As we enter summer in earnest, it's hard to give much thought as to what will be in fashion for this fall and winter. Fortunately, one of the fashion industry's biggest events is a...
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Aquazzura, Ivanka Trump and Wild Thing Shoes

Aquazzura footwear is imitated by many Perhaps you've heard that lately Ivanka Trump and Marc Fisher were sued by Aquazzura for copying the design of one of their most famous shoes, called Wild Thing Shoe. I looked at the two versions and it's clear to me that they indeed copied the original...
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Italian Gourmet Food

Selected Italian Gourmet Food online Whether you're looking for an authentic Italian extra-virgin olive oil, Parmigiano Reggiano, Aceto Balsamico, and perhaps a gift basket, igourmet.com carries the best Italian gourmet food, from cheese to cured meat including prosciutto, balsamic vinegar from Modena, pasta, condiments, coffee, sweets and much more. I've been...
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The World of Giuseppe Zanotti

Who is Giuseppe Zanotti? Giuseppe Zanotti was born in 1957 in the region of Emilia Romagna, and became famous in the eighties when he launched his line of footwear. After acquiring a shoe factory near his hometown of Rimini, he took a big chance by establishing his own style, not only...
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Le Arti at Festa Italiana Seattle

An Art show of works about Italy at Festa Italiana Seattle Festa Italiana Seattle is pleased to announce its latest event taking place on September 24-26 2016, inviting all artists to participate with works about Italy to be exposed in the grounds of the Space Needle in Seattle for the...
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Italian Fashion Designers

Italian Fashion Designers Italian fashion designers have been preeminent in the world even before Italy became a united country. All one has to do is look at the sumptuous garments worn by the sitters in such portraits as Raphael's paintings of the Donis or Titian's Portrait of a Bearded Man....
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Italian sunglasses and eyeglasses

Made in Italy: The International Home of Today's Hottest Eyewear Designs It’s hard to recall a time when Italian designers produced garments exclusively. Versace, Armani and Gucci diversified their lines and many found success in accessories. While handbags, shoes and jewelry made natural line extensions, it was practical eyewear in...
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Big Mamma’s ITALIAN-AMERICAN Cookbook by Lee Casazza

A beautiful gem of a cookbook featuring Italian-American recipes, along with many authentic Italian forebears By Eric Carter If you love Italian food, as do I, you would do well to incorporate this lovely hardcover collection of 118 (by my count) recipes. Each features the recipe’s name in English and Italian, some...
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Italian artists perform English songs in Italian

Growing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, radio and TV stations in Italy used to play the Italian version of famous English songs from USA or UK as performed by Italian singers and bands. In many cases the lyrics were completely different than the original ones, it is quite...

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