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CVIII • N. 10 • THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 • GIOVEDÌ 12 MAGGIO 2016 FACEBOOK.COM/ITALOAMERICANONEWSPAPER italoamericano.org $ 2.25 D AT E D M AT E R I A L - D O N O T D E L AY Siena's Secret Contradas S trolling around the hilltop city of Siena is a glorious experience. The walled citadel perches atop three hills ELISABETH SALTHOUSE Founded in 1908 Published by L'Italo American Foundation The #1 source for all things Italian since 1908 610 Foothill Blvd #D Monrovia, CA 91016 - Tel: (626) 359-7715 . . .. . .. . . . . . LOS ANGELES Filmmaker Brunella Filì Page 4 SAN FRANCISCO A Conversation with Jojo Capece Page 7 LA VITA ITALIANA Venetian glass bead making Page 12 LA BUONA TAVOLA Le Marche Style: In Potacchio Page 19 Academy Award Winning Editor Gabriella Cristiani PG.5 overlooking the Tuscan plains. Its narrow streets wander and weave between soaring gothic palaces. And at the heart lies Piazza del Campo, a wonderful shell-shaped plaza, home to the annual Palio horse race and one o f t h e m o s t b e a u t i f u l u r b a n spaces in Italy. Siena really is the Tuscan dream. But if you stretch your legs with a climb out to the west of t h e C a m p o y o u ' l l d i s c o v e r Vespa: Italy's most celebrated scooter Montevecchia: Scenic heart of Lombardy PG. 11 PG. 15 PG. 23 L'EDITORIALE PG. 2 L'Italo Americano In Siena, the 17 different contradas or districts are like mini city-state within the historic center providing both a physical and symbolic hub for life, family and the community. Copyright: © MARKA / Alamy Stock Photo TRAVEL LIFE & PEOPLE LA VITA ITALIANA U n miliardo di euro per 33 siti culturali in 13 regioni italiane. Il via libera che stanzia quello che si presenta come il più cospicuo finanzia- mento nella Storia nazionale al patrimonio storico, artistico e paesaggistico, è anche il segno di quella che potrebbe rivelarsi una profonda e importante rivoluzio- ne culturale. Una rivoluzione culturale per l'Italia dei beni culturali

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