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Leonardo da Vinci, 500esimo anniversario

di Laura Guzzo Celebrando il 500esimo anniversario dell’artista e del suo enigma   Leonardo da Vinci – o semplicemente Leonardo, come lo chiamano gli studiosi – è considerato...

A serious Valpolicella for a meat feast

by Marco Giovanetti Valpolicella-Some hear the  name and cant help but think: cheap acidic wine for pizza or simple pasta. This was the image of...

Fruitful pursuits

by Mark Cirillo and Sylvia Diodati For millions of Italian-Canadians, gardens are a source of deep passion and pride. The fruits of a garden are...

A beautiful Venetian white for summer sipping

By Marco Giovanetti If you like wine like me, you will find nothing more refreshing than a glass of chilled white by your pool side or...

Tasting the wines of Sartori di Verona

by Marco Giovanetti The wines of Valpolicella are not new to me since my formal briefing on  Italian wine was with this important wine region.With...

Cornuto! a Horny Moniker

Herbivores primarily wear horns to attract females or to protect themselves from predators. The placid nature of these ruminant animals also makes them great representatives of the “bocca aperta” family. It might not be by chance that the Italian term “Cornuto” was actually tied to the definition of a cheated on husband, unaware of what might be lurking behind his back...

A glass of prosecco for la festa della mamma

By Marco Giovanetti In Italian culture, la mamma is the pillar  of the household and adulated  by her family — especially mammoni, which translate “mama’s...

Rolling up our sleeves  

by Adam Zara Last issue, we discussed the financial and societal threats plaguing the teaching and retention of the Italian language in Canada. Since then,...

Unstoppable: Dancer Meagan Selinsky’s Astonishing Victory

Dancer Meagan Selinsky’s striking poise, precision and presence are nothing less than arresting. On stage, she moves with a vibrant fluidity that embodies both...

Gala annuel Black & White 2019 de la Fondation

Chers supporteurs, chers donateurs, chers amis, C'est avec une grande joie et beaucoup de fierté que je vous écris pour vous remercier sincèrement de votre engagement, de...

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