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An Hispano-Sicilian Tale

An Hispano-Sicilian Tale

Before I start this article, I have to confess a personal interest: these locations are my two great cultural loves. They say that love is blind, but I want to go beyond the standard explanations of haughty Spanish viceroys and their exploitative brethren to explore the ties that bind these two places. For the sake […]

Reimagining Sicily Preview

Reimagining Sicily Preview

From June 1 to June 30 (or until we receive 100 survey responses), we are making available an online preview of the new cut of our film Reimagining Sicily. In return for your free ticket, we need for you to respond to our simple survey. (It takes 5 minutes.) Contact us at: reimaginingsicily@gmail.com, and we […]

The Sicilians: Installment 3

The Sicilians: Installment 3

Those of you who follow the Times of Sicily regularly will know we have accepted Mark Spano’s memoir The Sicilians for serialization within these pages. Mark Spano is a writer, filmmaker and regular contributor to the Times of Sicily. At this time, we are pleased to offer the third installment, and we invite our readers […]

The Sicilians: Installment 1

The Sicilians: Installment 1

The Times of Sicily Following A Revered Literary Tradition Through the 19th Century, serializing books in magazines was a very popular practice in both Europe and America. Among the authors whose books first appeared as serials are Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas (Sr. & Jr.), Henry James, Mark Twain, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Leo Tolstoy, Gustave […]

Watch the New Trailer for Reimagining Sicily and Tell Us What You Think

Watch the New Trailer for Reimagining Sicily and Tell Us What You Think

Film Trailer: Reimagining Sicily Here we have the trailer for the documentary Reimagining Sicily (click the banner link above). Director, Mark Spano, has said that he made the film because he found a gap in cultural and historical representations of the island. Sicily, as one of the most invaded corners of the planet, has a […]