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CVII • N. 45-46 • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015 • GIOVEDÌ 12 NOVEMBRE 2015 FACEBOOK.COM/ITALOAMERICANONEWSPAPER The Palio of Siena is, without doubt, one of the most anticipated summer events of Tuscany, as well as the most famous horse race in Italy italoamericano.org $ 2.25 D AT E D M AT E R I A L - D O N O T D E L AY "Palio": An Insider View into the World's Oldest (And Most Corrupt?) Horse Race F or outsiders, the Palio may just be an ancient horse race, but, to the Sienese, it is much more than that: the Palio is life, they say. Hopes, dreams, SILVIA DONATI Founded in 1908 Published by L'Italo American Foundation The #1 source for all things Italian since 1908 PO Box 1287 Monrovia, CA 91017 - Tel: (626) 359-7715 . . .. . .. . . . . . LOS ANGELES Nicola Verlato's tribute to Pasolini Page 7 SAN FRANCISCO The reopening of the IIC Page 10 ALL AROUND ITALY Sweet holiday treats Page 17 LA BUONA TAVOLA Chestnut and Pear Ravioli Page 19 The Renaissance of Olive Oil PG.5 p a s s i o n s , f e a r s , b a t t l e s , scheming and community: just as these elements are part of life, they are also a fundamental part of the Palio di Siena. It is a race that lasts only 90 seconds and awards no prize money – just glory and a banner of painted silk. Yet, the Sienese work all year to prepare for it. Now, a new documentary, " P a l i o " , t a k e s u s b e h i n d t h e scenes to reveal a world where e m o t i o n s r u n h i g h , w h e r e FEATURES Weekend fun off the beaten path Slippery roads lead to best balsamic vinegar PG. 18 PG. 12 PG. 21 TRAVEL LA VITA ITALIANA L'EDITORIALE PG. 4 L'Italo Americano P uò un film farci capire meglio chi siamo? Attraverso il grande scher- mo possiamo raccontarci? Poichè la risposta è affermativa, L'Italo- Americano dedicherà questo mese ad approfondire il rapporto tra la cultura italiana e la settima arte, l'industria che ha reso celebre Cinecittà e che a Hollywood genera star capaci di Il fascino del cinema che racconta l'Italia e gli italiani

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