Just the other night, I happened upon the Netflix program Master of None, written and acted by Aziz Ansari.
Generally, when I see Italy depicted by the English or American media, my first reaction is to shrink and wince, expecting the worst generalizations… More
Known as Natale di Roma, the annual birthday (2.770th) celebration is based on the legendary Foundation of Rome by Romulus in 753 BC.
On the big day itself, April 21st, the Foundation of Rome is marked at the Circus Maximus in the afternoon with a number… More
Nigerian Fundraiser Dinner
A wonderful thing happened last week!
Thanks to a generous donation from one of our Trustees and Arcadia Alumni, Lyanne Wassermann, Arcadia Rome has sponsored a Nigerian fundraiser dinner at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center… More
Pasqua or Easter is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar. You will see colorful displays of chocolate eggs and bunnies in the shops. It is a time of religious parades and celebrations, and often the focus is a statue of Jesus or… More
Many of you may have noticed the already heavy security presence in Rome has become even heavier in certain parts of the city. In case you’ve not heard, this is because on March 25 Europe “celebrates” the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the treaty… More