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To Rome with Love by Woody Allen

To Rome with Love by Woody Allen

When I first saw the trailer, without knowing who was in the movie, it was just one “wow” after the other: Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page, Penelope Cruz, Greta Gerwig, Alison Pill, Judy Davis, plus a bunch of famous and infamous Italian actors, led by the Oscar-winner Roberto Benigni. This is the stunning cast...
The Abramović Method

The Abramović Method

The Artist Marina Abramović is a superstar. A Serbian artist – Belgrade born – she has conquered the USA and the whole world with her extreme performances. Her greatest award is probably not the prestigious Golden Lion she earned at the 1997 Venice Biennale, but rather the honor and recognition she has won from the public and...
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti meets Obama in Washington DC

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti meets Obama in Washington DC

On February 8, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti arrived in Washington DC.  It was the first official visit of an Italian prime minister to the US in more than two and a half years. Right after the meeting with Obama, on February 9, Mario Monti had a press conference scheduled at the Italian embassy in Washington DC....
A Trip Through New York City's Flea Markets

A Trip Through New York City’s Flea Markets

I have a cool sister. She’s in high school and she likes vintage stuff.  It could be a  jacket from the 80s, a purse from the 60s or a necklace from the 20s.  Everything’s fine as long as it comes from the previous century. She is fond of old things in general and so am...
Getting Drunk with Santa at Santacon

Getting Drunk with Santa at Santacon

So it’s Christmas time, right? Let’s do a test: what comes to your mind if I say Santa Claus? Gift wrap, Christmas trees, the North Pole, reindeers, a sleigh and even a cozy and warm fireplace. Ok sweethearts, fair enough, but let me tell you that you are missing all the fun. In fact, Santa...
Tejan Karefa | An Interview with the best photographer you've never heard of

Tejan Karefa | An Interview with the best photographer you’ve never heard of

Tejan Karefa is the best photographer you’ve never heard of. He was born in New York and his life has taken him around the world. He has lived and worked in the United States, Europe, Africa and South America, but in the last few years he has developed a special connection with Italy.  From Italy...
Tiramisu at Il Dolce Vizio | Sweet tooth Italian style

Tiramisu at Il Dolce Vizio | Sweet tooth Italian style

What is tiramisu ? Tiramisu is probably the most well-known Italian cake and one of the best desserts in the world. How do you make it? Well, that’s the point. If you don’t know exactly how to prepare the mixture of egg yolks, sugar and mascarpone needed to cover the several layers of ladyfingers (savoiardi), then...