La Gazzetta Italiana

Italy in June

June 2018
June trips throughout Italy are sun-soaked and busy. The weather typically feels as though summer is already underway with temperatures ranging from 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. The high-season is already in full swing by June which means larger...


Opera in the Italian Garden 2018

June 2018
L’atteso appuntamento annuale con Opera in the Italian Cultura Garden torna domenica 29 luglio dalle 18,00 alle 19,30 nella splendida cornice dell’Italian Cultural Garden a Rockefeller Park a Cleveland. L’iniziativa, presentata gratuitamente...


Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

June 2018
On May 7, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in NYC held their annual Met Gala – the most prestigious fashion event of the year. Widely regarded as one of the most exclusive social events in New York and one of the biggest...


Universal Judgement: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel

June 2018
From the opening and closing ceremonies of multiple Olympic games to the Sistine Chapel and plenty of productions in between, Marco Balich has wowed audiences by “creating shows that amaze and speak to people’s hearts.” If you happened to catch the...


Collages of the Greats

June 2018
No other artist captures the intensity of sport like Thomas Salomon. He dramatically interprets his love for the game in the one style that best reflects its grit and excitement: abstract expressionism. His one-of-a-kind mixed media collages are...


A network suspected of financing al-Qaeda-linked jihadists has been dismantled by Italian police

June 2018
A network suspected of financing al-Qaeda-linked jihadists in Syria has been dismantled by Italian police. Fourteen people were arrested in Sardinia and in parts of northern Italy. Police say 10 of those detained were suspected of money laundering...


100+ migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for three days arrived in Italy

June 2018
More than 100 migrants who were stranded in the central Mediterranean for three days arrived in Italy last month. A diplomatic stand-off between Rome and London after the migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya ended with Rome deciding to...


Isole Tremiti has banned plastic cups, forks, plates, and other picnicware

June 2018
Isole Tremiti, a chain of islands off Italy’s eastern coast, has banned plastic cups, forks, plates, and other picnicware. The move comes after scientists measured alarming levels of plastic particles in the waters surrounding the archipelago,...


10% of the world's best beaches are in Italy

June 2018
Ten percent of the world’s best beaches are in Italy. This year, 368 Italian beaches in 175 different municipalities were awarded the Blue Flag, a marker based on 32 different criteria including water quality, environmental impact, access,...


Italy's "Father of Disco" celebrated his 78th birthday

June 2018
Italy’s “Father of Disco” celebrated his 78th birthday. Pioneering Italian composer Giorgio Moroder, famed for Oscar-winning soundtracks to “Flashdance,” “Top Gun” and “Midnight Express” and for his collaboration with music royalty like Donna...


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