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 […]

Back to Basics in Basicò

Back to Basics in Basicò

  “If two hundred people leave Basicò every ten years, and there are no births or relatively few, it will be a ghost town in a short period of time,” says Antonino (Nino) Casimo, now seven months the mayor of Basicò. “The place could die. Isn’t that sad?” Located between between the towns of Milazzo […]