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       Archive for the ‘Arts & Culture’ Category

      By STAFF
      Apr. 25. 2017.


      Calliari’s Québec – Le Québec de Calliari in French – is a new documentary film by director Anita Aloisio that follows the creative journey of Italian-Montreal singer/songwriter, Marco Calliari, as he strives to stay relevant in the Quebec music industry. Calliari started his musical career

      By Domenico Capilongo
      Apr. 14. 2017.

      Terri Favro

      Terri Favro is producing some of the most exciting writing in Canada today. Her work masterfully pushes the boundaries of genre to provide such a satisfying ride for all readers who are ready to enjoy the journey. She’s the author of three novels: Sputnik’s Children

      By Domenico Capilongo
      Mar. 15. 2017.

      Michelle Alfano - The Unfinished Dollhouse

      Michelle Alfano is one of the most vibrant and honest voices in the Toronto literary community. He first novella, Made up of Arias, won the Bressani Award for Short Fiction and she was an amazing Associate Editor-in-Chief for the literary quarterly Descant. Alfano also writes

      By Agata De Santis
      Feb. 23. 2017.


      This month, photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo is set to publish a unique coffee table book titled, Ritual, that chronicles one of the largest processions in North America – the Good Friday Procession in Toronto’s Little Italy. Published by Black Dog Publishing, the book features over 150 photographs of

      By Adam Czartoryski
      Jan. 25. 2017.


      Italians are no strangers to combat sports, and perhaps no modern characters epitomize that image more than the fictional “Italian Stallion” Rocky Balboa or the true-life icon “Raging Bull” Jake LaMotta. At the other end of the spectrum, some might conjure up an image of

      By Agata De Santis
      Dec. 30. 2016.


      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

      By Sandra Tartamella
      Dec. 29. 2016.

      In the Kitchen with Sandra

      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