New Documentary About Brian De Palma Premieres at the Venice Film Festival

  “De Palma,” the first documentary in which Brian De Palma talks in-depth about his life and career, world-premiered positively at the Venice Film Festival Wednesday. Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow, and also De Palma himself, spoke about how he got drawn out to make this candid reflection on an extraordinary career.   Noah and Jake,… Read More →

There’s nothing better than a good pasta dish to celebrate a new day. So enter with us our Cucine d’Italia Experience and enjoy!

In September, we caught up with the Cucine d’Italia Experience, a two-day gastronomic extravaganza held at the newly restored Farneto Workshops (Officine Farneto) in Rome, Italy.   Watch the video   Reminiscent of a modern day bacchanalia, the feast-bound foodies became happily intoxicated by the medley of intense aromas: from the sweets of Amaretti Della Valle and I confetti di… Read More →

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La Roma cosmopolita del XXI secolo – Non solo turismo: la Capitale come centro di raccolta delle migliori intelligenze e dei migliori talenti

Sintesi:   Malgrado sia una delle più ambite mète turistiche, Roma nei secoli è stata anche polo di attrazione di grandi intellettuali e prestigiosi artisti, sedotti non tanto o non solo dalla sua bellezza ma anche e soprattutto dalla sua capacità di essere culla di civiltà, fucìna di idee e stimolo di grande valore formativo    Articolo:… Read More →

"Latte, please!"

“Latte, please!” – A new series by Lisa Medici and one of your go-to-places to ease back out of your “daily grind.”

What European Italians take for granted, italophiles pensively create. Take the “pausa” or as we know it “break” from our workday. For most Italy dwellers, the daily pausa is a right not a privilege and as natural as sleeping in on the weekends.   A deep languorous cat stretch after a nap, a passeggiata or stroll along… Read More →

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Maybe Italy’s politicians aren’t crazier than those in the United States – Italian election coverage

(The New Yorker) Posted by Alexander Stille   The results of the last Italian election are baffling, if not incomprehensible, to most foreign observers: as one American friend put it, a majority of Italians voted either for a comedian (Beppe Grillo) or a clown (Silvio Berlusconi). A center-left coalition won a narrow plurality in the lower house… Read More →

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Italy election: the ‘forgotten generation’ seeking opportunities abroad Milan may be Italy’s fashion & business capital but some young people see emigration as their only option

By Lizzy Davis of the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/19/italy-elections-young-people-emigration   Last year Brunella Filí, a young filmmaker in Milan, looked around her and realised that half her friends had moved away. It wasn’t that they had gone back to the south, where she is from; or that they had swapped Italy’s fashion and business capital for its political capital…. Read More →

The Art of Coat Checking

“The Art of Coat Checking” by Lisa Medici – Another tale from her series “Latte, Please!”

I had been looking for a job in this slow moving economy, and as an extremely versatile and somewhat adaptable person, in the past had always landed a job within two weeks. Now what seems to be more than six months and almost half-way through my savings, piggy bank, change-purse, and hauling tiny CVS plastic bags to… Read More →

Di Caprio Says Dolce is Sweet – The three-time Academy Award nominated actor and producer is in front of the cameras in new Martin Scorsese’s film

When Leonardo Di Caprio was asked about Dolce his response was “Dolce is sweet.” The three-time Academy Award nominated actor and producer is in front of the cameras in Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of The Wolf of Wall Street. Di Caprio plays the true story of Jordan Belfort, a New York stockbroker who refused to cooperate in a… Read More →

American Dream(s) – New Television Series Broadcast on Mediaset

American Dream(s) from Dolce on Vimeo.   Created by William Medici, written by Lisa Medici & Valeria Silvestri, American Dream(s) is a dynamic new television series profiling young Italian professionals chasing the American Dream. Series premiere: December 1, 2012 on Mediaset – American Dream(s) é una nuova e dinamica serie televisiva volta a presentare la vita di… Read More →

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