Diana Lucarino-Diekmann

Contributing writer

Ennio Morricone

August 2020
Ennio Morricone fu un compositore che vinse un Oscar per la sua musica. Lui descrisse le sue composizioni come una cosa che hanno “energia, spazio, e tempo”. Morricone nacque a Roma in 1928 e morì nel 2020. Aveva novantuno anni. Durante la sua...


Segni dell'Italia

August 2020
Figura 1 - Like in urban America, graffiti is everywhere in Italy. I see a doomsday message about the climate, spaceships and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our subscribers. Please...


La Fisarmonica: The History of the Italian Accordian

July 2020
Quest’articolo parla della storia della fisarmonica. La prima fabbrica per le fisarmoniche fu a Castelfidardo,  nelle Marche. Dicono che i francesi portarono la fisarmonica in italia. Piano piano, con la rivoluzione industriale, le fabbriche...


La Fisarmonica: The Advent of the Accordian

June 2020
I have always thought that the accordion was first invented and built by Italians, probably due to my love of the accordion and accordionists that I encountered on my trips to Italy, but even among researchers, the advent of the accordion is still...


The Healthy Italian

June 2020
Italy, until surpassed by the U.S. in number of deaths, had been the global epicenter for the Coronavirus pandemic. It is remarkable how the Italian Community came together in this struggle and displayed solidarity with their fellow Italians....


Superstition or Religion? The Ultimate Afterlife Destination: Heaven

January 2020
The Roman Catholic Church teaches heaven to be primarily a state of being; a beatific, happy, blissful understanding of God, rather than a place “up there.” It is utter and absolute fulfillment. I liken it to Samadhi, the eighth limb of Yoga or...


The Healthy Italian

January 2020
L’anno nuovo è appena arrivato e con lui l’occasione di iniziarne un altro con un elenco di buoni propositi per stabilire cosa lasciarsi alle spalle e stabilire nuovi obiettivi: cosa cambiare nella vita personale e professionale, quali progetti...


A Taste of Italy, Los Angeles Style

December 2019
Taste of Italy Los Angeles, L.A.’s premiere Italian food and wine event, was held this year on Oct. 12 and featured award-winning restaurants, world-class wineries, celebrity chefs, and live entertainment. Held in the historic Pico House and Los...


The Healthy Italian

December 2019
“A tavola non si invecchia.” At the table, you do not become old. Many people are envious of the way Italians take the time to prepare meals and sit with friends eating and socializing for hours; how they keep in touch with family and friends and...


The Healthy Italian

November 2019
Il rito della passeggiata è un costume italiano, un fenomeno della vita sociale che ancora oggi – nonostante i ritmi frenetici, il traffico assillante e mancanza di tempo libero – ci contraddistingue. In ogni grande o piccola città, la gente ama...


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