Italian Club at the Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

By Gina Fabbro What do you think of when you think about opera? Do you imagine serious, dramatic, sometimes over-the-top stories, filled with love, betrayal, and sometimes death? (I’m looking at you, Tosca !) While this may be true for the majority of operas, it definitely does not apply to the … [Read more...]

Italian Recipe Series: Handmade Ricotta

Is there anything better in life than good cheese?  I think not.  I have wanted to try my hand at making fresh cheese for a while, but wasn’t sure where to begin.  I hopped online and did some research on what varieties were easiest for first-timers, and got a lot of encouragement while reading … [Read more...]

Cheese Tasting

Cheese Tasting at Caputo's! Great event, thank you Matt and all who came to support this fun & informative activity! … [Read more...]

Meet the Mayor

A fun day with the Mayor of Montepulciano back in March! … [Read more...]

City Spotlight: Catania

By Yaroch Rocque Non si parla di Catania ed i suoi monumenti, senza prima approfondire almeno un po’ nell’aggregazione rispetto ad i vari popoli che hanno colonizzato e influenzato la Sicilia. La Sicilia è un centro culturale maturo. Quando si parla di Catania si pensa della Fiera e della … [Read more...]

Student Spotlight: Ryan Fontanesi

Perché voglio imparare l’italiano? When I was ten, I had the opportunity to travel to Italy. My nonno had planned a grand vacation that promised to be a cultural experience of a lifetime: three generations of Fontanesis travelling the country from Rome to Milan. It was one of the most memorable … [Read more...]

Italian Recipe Series: Pane di Pasqua

Buona Pasqua!   We've been seeing pastel eggs and brightly colored candies in the grocery stores, and in just 10 short days, Easter will be here.  Italy has a very long tradition of celebrating the Easter season.  In Florence, the people celebrate with Scioppio del Carro, Tredozio has its lively … [Read more...]