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Sicilians Celebrate San Giuseppe…Deliciously!

Sicilians Celebrate San Giuseppe…Deliciously!

During this period, if you peek into a Sicilian woman’s kitchen, attracted by tempting aromas, you will certainly find someone mixing and frying then filling the delicious Sfince di San Giuseppe. It is said that the tradition of preparing this pastry dates from as far back as ancient Roman times, when Saint Joseph fleeing to […]

A New Initiative Seeks to Redirect Italian-American Focus towards the Mezzogiorno

A New Initiative Seeks to Redirect Italian-American Focus towards the Mezzogiorno

       An exciting new project is being launched to address one of the most significant challenges to Italian-American identity today. Motivated by a strong desire to restore ties and foster understanding between young Italian-Americans and the land from which the majority of their ancestors came, Radici a Sud (“Roots in the South”) will offer […]

The Legend of the Targa Florio Continues

The Legend of the Targa Florio Continues

For the third year in a row, my hometown of Baltimore finished hosting the Baltimore Grand Prix, a temporary street course bringing a mixture of IZOD IndyCar Series, American Le Mans and ISMA GT3 Cup cars to our downtown.  To the non-racing fans, this 3-day event causes a frustrating influx of road-closures, traffic, noise and […]

Who Was This British-Sicilian Genius?

Who Was This British-Sicilian Genius?

         Someone capable of creating the second largest winery in the world, putting Marsala wine on the dining tables of US presidents, becoming the no. 1 share holder in the New York Central Railroad, Erie Canal and the Michigan Central Railroad. Someone capable of buying the part of Manhattan where Fifth Avenue […]

July/September 2013 Campobello Di Licata (AG) Sicily: KALAT HAPPENING 2

KALAT HAPPENING 2013 Archeological research and discovery of knowledge & flavors in Sicily JULY/SEPTEMBER 2013 CAMPOBELLO DI LICATA (AG) SICILY website: http://happening.kalat.org In Sicily, between July & September 2013, at Campobello di Licata (Agrigento’s province) will take place the innovative Happening Kalat, the international youth summer camps about archaeology, history, art, music, free time & […]

Salina Festival 24 to 29 July 2012

Salina Festival 24 to 29 July 2012

This year Salina Festival, now in its sixth edition, will take place in Aeolian Islands Salina 24 to 29 July 2012 and will be entirelydevoted to the theme MEETINGS between peoples, cultures, natural elements, looking for similarities and curious kinship between seeminglyworlds distant, overlooking the sea itself. The Mediterranean. Listed as one of the few […]