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  • Italo_20151228_LaBefana La BefanaDec. 30, 2016 | no comments

    Long before the American Santa Claus became the dominant force in the Italian Christmas tradition, Italian children did not anxiously await gifts on December 25. It was the morning of January 6, on the day of the Epiphany, when the goodies came. And it wasn’t Babbo
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  • In the Kitchen with Sandra In the Kitchen with Sandra: Pizza QuesadillasDec. 29, 2016 | no comments

    In the mood for pizza tonight? Why settle for plain old pepperoni and cheese when there are so many different toppings to choose from… How about an entirely different pizza dough? In this recipe, we experiment and trade in our very traditional pizza dough with
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  • Corrado Paina Un Momento with Corrado PainaDec. 6, 2016 | no comments

    Corrado Paina is a deeply insightful and powerful international poet and writer. He writes in both English and Italian. He has published five poetry collections in English and four in Italian, including a book of short fiction. Most recently, his Italian novel, tra Rothko e tre finestre, was just translated
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  • italo_20161204_casaexhibit_1 Young Italian Canadian Artists ExhibitDec. 4, 2016 | no comments

    On Thursday, Montreal’s Casa d’Italia opened its third annual Young Italian Canadian Artists Exhibition. Running until December 11, 2016, the small exhibit features a variety of exceptional original works by some of the up and coming artists of the Italian community of Montreal. Mimmo Scali’s
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  • italo_20161111_josiedisciascio-andrews Un momento with Josie Di Sciascio-AndrewsNov. 11, 2016 | 2 comments

    Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews is a wonderful award-winning poet who works hard at lifting the reader beyond the words of her poems. She has published four books of poetry as well as two non-fiction books. Her fifth poetry collection, A Jar of Fireflies, continues to work
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  • italo_20160916_damnweddingbells_1 Damn Those Wedding Bells! 2.0Sep. 15, 2016 | no comments

    Twenty years after its first staging, playwright and actor Tony Calabretta’s breakthrough play, Damn Those Wedding Bells!, returns to the Montreal stage. This time, Calabretta is teaming up with director Antonio DiVerdis – under the Pellegrini Productions banner – and the Leonardo da Vinci Centre
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      La Befana

      Long before the American Santa Claus became the dominant force in the Italian Christmas tradition, Italian children did not anxiously await gifts on December 25. It was the morning of January 6, on the day of the Epiphany, when the goodies came. And it wasn’t Babbo
       …continued