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On the Cover: Zampognari

December 2022 |
No Italian Christmas would be complete without the sound of bagpipes. Everywhere from the piazzas of Rome to remote hillside villages, the Zampognari (pipers) continue the tradition of festive bagpipe playing that dates back to ancient Roman...

A Look Back: Editor Speaks

December 2022 |
The Christmas Season is upon us! Soon it will be time to trim your Christmas tree, hang your decorations and most importantly, spend time with those you love. I am very excited to share this special issue with all of you. What are some of your...

Rocky Marciano's Training Routine Defines His Unbeaten Boxing Legacy

December 2022 |
L'articolo spiega la routine di allenamento che aveva Rocky Marciano, un pugile Italo-Americano molto famoso. Marciano seguiva una routine molto difficile e faticosa che gli permise però di essere in ottima forma negli incontri di boxe. Marciano si...

A Look Back: Studying Abroad, a True Gift

November 2022 |
 This month is a time to step back, before the holidays are upon us, to appreciate all the wonderful things we have. Please enjoy this article from November 2015 from Christina Fedeli Palmisano on her experience of a lifetime.We, at La...

On the Cover: Starlings in Rome

November 2022 |
Between October and February every year, millions of starlings migrate from northern Europe to Italy in search of warmer temperatures for the winter. Their synchronized ballets, or murmurations, as they are more commonly known, send twisting...

Angelo "King Kong" Mosca Becomes Legend in Canadian Wrestling

November 2022 |
Angelo Mosca fu un canadese che ebbe un'eccellente carriera nel wrestling oltre 40 anni fa. Fece parte del club di wrestling in Canada ed fu famoso per la sua forza e le sue manovre. Nel 1980, con Andre the Giant, combatté contro Big John Stud e...

Pete Pucella: A Lifesaver for Famed Author

November 2022 |
Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie will spend the rest of his life recovering from the injuries he suffered in a savage knife attack on Aug. 12 at the Chautauqua Institution in New York state. The fact that he survived at all is due in large part to...

Franca Fendi, Inheritor of Italian Fashion House, Dies at Age 87

November 2022 |
Franca Fendi, one of the five sisters who inherited a small Roman leather goods workshop and together transformed it into a luxury fashion house, died in Rome on Oct. 5. She was 87. Born in 1935, she participated from a young age in the management...

On the Cover: Scala dei Turchi

October 2022 |
The Scala dei Turchi, Stair of the Turks, is a wonderful cliff located in one of the most spectacular and evocative corners overlooking the Strait of Sicily. It is a wall of calcareous marl, an old term used to refer to an earthy mixture of...
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