“With the passing of Umberto Eco,” said Francesco Ubertini, the rector of Eco’s Alma Mater, “humanity loses a semiotician, a philosopher, a cultural critic, a novelist, and a great man.”
Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English
Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese
Se c’è una città che ha avuto una storia intensa e tumultuosa, questa è Napoli. Crocevia di popoli e di culture, ognuna di esse ha profondamente influito sulla città.
The eight towns in south-eastern Sicily - Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli - were all rebuilt thanks to the initiative of the Duke of Camastra Giuseppe Lanza after 1693 because of an earthquake which took place in that year.
When you think about beatboxing, you associate it with people making funny noises with their mouth. In its simplest form, beatboxing is vocal percussion – mixing intricate layers of sounds into a beat requires practice and skill. Fabrizia “Fab” Di Fruscia is a female rapper and beatboxer who cloaked her style in deft wordplay and a laid-back flow. As a member of the hyped Montreal-based quartet Random Recipe, Fab shares vocal responsibilities with her best friend Frannie, the group’s guitarist and co-founder.
One proverb says “it is better to give than to receive.” For one Italo-Canadian doctor, it’s not just a saying. It’s her work, her passion and her way of life.