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Grappa – Ancient and Fascinating

Grappa How It’s Made Fascinating and Ancient Method * Distillation is an ancient practice that can be traced back to the first century AD. While the distillation of alcohol may have been carried out reliably by the School of Salerno in the 12th century, fractional distillation was developed by Tadeo Alderotti in the 13th century.  There is […]

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Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti Tribute

Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti Tribute  In 1946, Carlo Ponti married Giuliana Fiastri with whom he had a daughter, Guendalina, in 1951.[5] While serving as a judge in a beauty contest around 1950, Ponti met a minor actress named Sofia Lazzaro (real name Villani Scicolone). He subsequently cast her in films such as Anna (1951). […]

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Milan Expo 2015

 Milan Expo 2015   Expo 2015 was a universal exposition hosted by Milan, Italy. It opened on May 1 at 10:00 CEST and closed on October 31.Milan hosted an exposition for the second time; the first was the 1906 Milan International. The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) general assembly in Paris decided in favour of […]

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Coppola’s Notebook on ‘The Godfather’

~ The Godfather ~   Francis Coppola explains how he adapted the original novel by Mario Puzo. Coppola shows (for the first time) his original “prompt book” containing all of his notes and observations that would be used to plan the screenplay and production design of the now classic film. An intimate look inside the […]

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Sophia Loren – 2015 National Arts Award

The 2015 National Arts Award  recognizes the one and only ~ Sophia Loren ~      We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt.   It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa’s Cathedral Square after the Cathedral and the Baptistery. The tower’s tilt began during construction in the […]

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Francis Ford Coppola : How The Godfather was made

Francis Ford Coppola Getting Marlon Brando cast as Vito Corleone in The Godfather took a lot of tenacity, grit, and determination on Coppola’s part.  This is how genius works. Coppola knew Brando was the guy, and fought for it until the very end. We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Frank Sinatra & Frank Sinatra Jr. “All Or Nothing At All” (RARE) 1969

Father & Son Sinatra Frank Sinatra & Frank Sinatra Jr. “All Or Nothing At All” (1969) Frank Sinatra & Frank Sinatra Jr. “All Or Nothing At All” (1969) We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Leonardo’s “Last Supper”

The Last Supper (L’Ultima Cena – in Italian) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria della Grazie in Milan. It is one of the world’s most famous paintings. The work is presumed to have been commenced around 1495 and was commissioned as part of a plan […]

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Michelangelo’s Pietà

The Pietà (1498–1499) is a work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti. It is housed in St. Peter’s Basilica. The statue was commissioned by a French Cardinal, who was a representative in Rome. The sculpture, in Carrara marble, was made for the cardinal’s funeral monument, but was moved to its current location, the first chapel on the right […]

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