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      By Agata De Santis
      Apr. 23. 2015.

      ItaloWebSeries_PICWebsite_Episode13

      Mimmo Scali is a young Montreal-Italian artist who is bringing a splash of color to the local art scene. Mimmo refuses to limit his artistic expression to a flat canvas, instead choosing to use any and all materials available to him to pay homage to
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      By Agata De Santis
      Mar. 26. 2015.

      Italo Web Series Episode 12

      Between 1925 and 1996, Italian artist Guido Nincheri’s Montreal East studio produced over 5,000 stained glass windows for churches and establishments across North America. After his retirement as an educator, Roger Boccini Nincheri began to photograph and catalog his grandfather’s sketches and stained glass work.
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      By Agata De Santis
      Mar. 12. 2015.

      Italo Web Series Episode 11

      Filmmaker and TV personality Anita Aloisio is working on a master’s thesis on the creative process of Italian-Quebeçois artists born in Montreal in the 1970s. We contacted her for an interview. Turns out she wanted to interview our host, Agata De Santis, as well. So
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      By Agata De Santis
      Feb. 26. 2015.

      Italo Web Series Episode 10

      In just a few short years, Café Vito in Montreal’s Villeray borough has become one of the city’s most popular Italian cafes. It may have something to do with owner Vito Azzue’s twenty years experience as a barista. Together with his family, Vito has created
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      By Agata De Santis
      Feb. 12. 2015.

      Joe Cacchione

      Comedian Joe Cacchione has become a household name in the Montreal Italian community. His comedy often centers around the situations and misunderstandings that occur when an Italian attempts to translate Italian phrases and idiosyncrasies into another language. CREDITS “Innamorarsi con Joe Caccchione” DIRECTOR / HOST
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      By Agata De Santis
      Jan. 22. 2015.

      Italo Web Series - Episode8

      The Mothership is a rehearsal space and artistic community in Montreal’s St-Michel borough founded by brothers Marcus and Rob Scalia. The space houses over 100 musicians in 26 rehearsal spaces and one studio. A majority of the musicians are of Italian descent, thus making the
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      By Agata De Santis
      Apr. 24. 2014.

      Nicola Zavaglia’s 1997 film Barbed Wire and Mandolins documented the internment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War. We revisit the story with the filmmaker. CREDITS “Barbed Wire and Mandolins” DIRECTOR / HOST Agata De Santis CAMERA Elias C. Varoutsos ADDITIONAL CAMERA / SOUND Chris Alsop
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