Category Archives: .ITALY

CELEBRATE: Where to Invade Next

by Michael Moore a provocative comedy in which he will stop at nothing to figure out how to actually make America great again. Happy Independence Day!

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Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

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4.PARIS: Saint-Germain-des-Prés

When in Paris with grandparents… you start the Saturday morning walk in Place Maubert… find the best croissant at Maison d’Isabelle… the many papeteries of Paris… this trail is to be continued… for now only a short&sweet visit at Musée … Continue reading

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Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona

During the late 17th and early 18th centuries, two violinmakers from the same small town, indeed, the same block, were making the most sought-after violins ever created. Everyone has heard of Antonio Stradivari, but few know the name Giuseppe Guarneri … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Holy Goalie

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BOOK: Orani

ORANI My Father’s Village Written and illustrated by Claire A. Nivola

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BOOK: Recipe for Adventure

by Giada De Laurentiis

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FLORENCE: Ribollita

RECIPE: Ribolitta – Tuscan Bean Soup RESTAURANT: Trattoria Da Burde

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MOVIE: The Wholly Family

Nominations: European Film Academy Short Film The Wholly Family Italy (20 min.) A crowded street in Naples city center, plenty of shops selling presepi. A wealthy American couple and Jake, their 10 year-old child, try to push their way through … Continue reading

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DOMES AROUND THE WORLD

It all started with a geodome science fair project 🙂 ASM Headquarters and Geodesic Dome, Ohio, USA ASTRODOME, Houston, Texas, USA BIOSPHERE, Montreal, Canada CLIMATRON, St. Louis, Missouri, USA DOME OF THE ROCK, Jerusalem, Israel EDEN PROJECT, Cornwall, UK FLORENCE … Continue reading

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