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  • Facts & Stories
    S. J.(February 22, 2020)
    In the United States when we think of Mardi Gras we think New Orleans with floats, fried food, and colorful plastic beaded necklaces. In Italy, Martedì Grasso means Venice's Carnivale, complete with ornate masks, theatric performances, and a parade through Piazza San Marco.
  • The director and curator of the High Line’s art program, will be the first Italian woman to organize the Venice Art Biennale, one of the most important international contemporary art appointments in the world.
  • If you think Italian food is off-limits for people with diabetes, think again. My motivation for writing this book was to change the way Italian cuisine is viewed abroad and to demonstrate ways in which traditional Italian food can be part of a diabetes-friendly eating plan. While thoughts of the bel paese (“beautiful country”) generally conjure up the image of platters of carbohydrate-rich pastas and fat-laden sauces, authentic Italian cuisine is both healthful and delicious.
  • Sunday June 2nd, a cruise ship crashed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on the Giudecca Canal in Venice. Reported technical issues with the engine caused the crash leaving 5 tourists injured. This accident re-ignites controversy over banning cruise ships from entering the dock.
  • Photo Courtesy of Marco Sabadin/Vision – Matteo De Fina
    American artist Melissa McGill paints the Venice Laguna 52 shades of red with her Red Regatta, a participatory project celebrating the city’s traditions and cultural heritage while also bringing attention to the rising threat of climate change.
  • Life & People
    A. B.(January 02, 2019)
    The old good witch who brings candies and coal to the Italian children. Its origin and multifarious celebrations. January 6 is approaching so don't forget to hang up your stockings.

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