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Susanna Cutini - Dolci delle tradizioni di Pasqua

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

In Italy, there are some very special desserts made especially for Easter. Gastronomical expert Susanna Cutini recounts their origins, their points in common, their symbolism. Whether you celebrate Easter or not, spring is a time of rebirth and fertility, and so there's plenty to celebrate!

Acqua in bocca - Killer - Ep 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Sara reads in a newspaper that there is a ferocious killer fish that is wandering about the city, ready to eat little fish in fish tanks. The family becomes suspicious of Palla, the newly arrived fish, but fortunately the TV news says the story is false.

Adriano - balla il Tango Argentino View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Learn Italian and how to tango at the same time! Adriano, with the help of his girlfriend, Vladi, a professional dancer, explains the basic steps of this dance, which has its origins in the ghettos of Buenos Aires.

Adriano - Pasta alla carbonara - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Pasta alla carbonara is a characteristic dish from Lazio, and more specifically, from Rome. It's made with "humble" ingredients but that doesn't prevent it from being wonderfully tasty, and a favorite with pasta lovers everywhere.

Adriano - Pasta alla carbonara - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Adriano finishes showing us how to make "spaghetti alla carbonara." Ingredients for 4 servings: 500 grams of pasta, 300 grams of bacon cubes, 4 eggs, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.

Adriano - Battesimo di Philip - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Adriano has invited us to the baptism of his son Philip. It allows us to get a glimpse of one of the most beautiful places to visit in Palermo, the Palatine Chapel. The priest tells the congregation about the consecration of this famous basilica in 1040.

Africa Unite - Andare View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Italy

Africa Unite performs "Andare" (Go). The song is directed to someone who's free, who keeps going and never gives up, never stops.

Animalisti Italiani - Walter Caporale - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Interview with Walter Caporale, national president of Animalisti Italiani [Italian Association for the Rights of Animals], whose mission is safeguarding the life of domestic animals and the prevention of cruelty towards them.

Animalisti Italiani - Walter Caporale - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Italy

We continue the discussion on animal rights, asking the question why dogs and cats, among other animals, have to suffer injustices from humans, solely because they're too weak to defend themselves. The atrocity of religious ritual exemptions to animal dazing before slaughter are also discussed.

Animalisti Italiani - Walter Caporale - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Italy

In this video the focus continues to be on the religious slaughter of animals without stunning them first and the absurdity of the Italian law that allows it. The underlying message is that animals, as living beings, have the right to their own dignity.

Anna e Marika - in La Traviata di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika tell the first part of the story of Violetta and Alfredo, their falling in love and their decision to live in Paris together. But their happiness doesn't last...

Anna e Marika - in La Traviata di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Violetta writes a letter of farewell to Alfredo. He is miserable, but hears of a party where he is sure to see her. But there, things go from bad to worse. Alfredo ends up having to live abroad, and Violetta's illness gets much worse. Will they ever be able to embrace each other again?

Anna e Marika - in Rigoletto di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Verdi's Rigoletto: intrigue, love, passion and cruelty. Brought to you by Anna and Marika.

Anna e Marika - in Rigoletto di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto: more passion, intrigue, love, and cruelty at court. The curse is fulfilled!

Anna e Marika - in Il Barbiere di Siviglia di Gioacchino Rossini - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Meet the characters from "The Barber of Seville," an opera by Gioacchino Rossini that was first performed in 1816: brought to you by Anna and Marika.

Anna e Marika - in Il Barbiere di Siviglia di Gioacchino Rossini - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika tell us the story of Rosina, who in the midst of deception and intrigue, ends up getting married. But to whom? The one she loves, or the one who wants her at all costs?

Anna e Marika - in La Gazza Ladra - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Magpies [gazze ladre] in folklore are known to be attracted by shiny things. Rossini's opera "La Gazza Ladra" recounts the story of Ninetta, a servant girl. She is wrongly accused of stealing the silverware that the family magpie stole.

Anna e Marika - in La Gazza Ladra - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Italy

Ninetta is in prison, condemned to death, and things are looking very bleak, indeed. Don't worry though; in the end, love and justice win out, and everyone except the magistrate lives happily ever after.

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take us to a famous restaurant on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome. Tune in to discover what's so special about it. (It has to do with movies and movie stars.) And... maybe you can guess what pasta dish Anna is going to order!

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Back in the days when people traveled on horseback, Al Biondo Tevere was a convenient rest stop just outside the walls of the city. People would feed and water their horses, and trade what was in their bundles of food with their fellow travelers. Later, it became a proper restaurant and many famous people became regulars, including filmmakers, Pasolini and Bertolucci. Signora Giuseppina shares the story.

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Don't miss the last part of Marika and Anna's encounter with Signora Giuseppina of the Trattoria al Biondo Tevere. You'll hear about a 56 year-old fridge, five weddings in one day, and sheep who do gardening.

Anna e Marika - Un negozio di scarpe - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika take you to a special shoe store that sells only Italian footwear, and only women's shoes.

Anna e Marika - Un negozio di scarpe - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Diego is very knowledgeable about his collection of women's shoes and handbags, all made in Tuscany, exclusively in genuine leather. He proposes models that are beautifully fashionable, but are at the same time comfortable enough to wear every day.

Anna e Marika - Hostaria Antica Roma - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Find out what's so special about the restaurant where Anna and Marika are about to have lunch.

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