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Front page, feature articles that go in the main right column and the rotator.

Growing Up Italian: I left my heart in Senigallia.


Home is where your heart is” or sometimes home is not where you are physically, but a place you carry IN your heart despite the distance. Just the thought of it, makes you smile and feel happy….or homesick, in my case. A big piece of my heart belongs to Cesano, Senigallia.

Growing up Italian: Southern comfort (food)


The holiday season is here. With that, fond memories of the many great times spent in Italy with my family. Decorating the tree: year after year, using the same ornaments and the same short, beaten-up artificial tree from which we couldn’t depart such we loved him so much.

Growing up Italian: My citrus is running naked !


Growing up in Perugia, in the heart of Italy, we did not have any fruit other than the one Nature could provide on its own, without manipulation. That meant the usual Winter melons, Apples and Pears.

The Babadook


More than just a bump-in-the-night thriller, the Babadook explores the corrosive effect of grief on a widow and her troubled son.

Growing Up Italian: Giving Many Grazie


Thanksgiving if the holiday that made me a better person. It made me more aware that there are so many reasons to be grateful, and I need to celebrate each one of them. Mille Grazie! (A thousand thank you’s)

Whiplash Movie Review


A review of the new film Whiplash starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.

Growing up Italian: My American Family Part 2


Here is what I learned from life: Diamonds are NOT a girl’s best friends. FRIENDS are. I know, truth can hurt, and don’t get me wrong…I like the bling bling, too. When it comes to real life, though, everybody needs a very close friend. A BFF as they call them now.

Sonic Highways: The World According to Grohl

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In HBO’s new mini-series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl takes us (and his bandmates) on a tour of eight recording studios across the United States, and in the process gives us a look into how different artists in different cities shaped the musical landscape of America.

Growing up Italian: My American Family Part 1


As I write this, I shed tears mourning the loss of my beloved aunt. Her departure leaves a big hole in my heart. She was the last standing “matriarch” of our family, in the most complete, loving and generous way. I know my phone won’t be ringing at 7 am ¬†on Sunday morning anymore…. …instead, […]

The Revolution Herald Project


A wonderful project is taking shape right here in Eugene, Oregon and it will be captured on film.

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