On Sicily | Demeter And Persephone With Rosa Rizza

One can’t talk about Sicily without considering the ancient myth of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone (aka Kore). An agricultural society from the time of the ancient Greeks, the 4000-year-old story of mother and daughter and the circle of life and death helped the leadership of the Sicilian colony establish a new civilization and create…

Sicily-Inspired Yoga Online

The summer solstice is upon us, so it’s a perfect time to pause and recognize the glories of Mother Nature. Join us online on Thurs., June 25 at 5:30pm EDT for Nourish Your Soul-stice, a Sicily-inspired yoga practice and discussion. Certified yoga instructor Clio Mallin will lead a 20-minute gentle chair/standing practice that will connect…

Noto’s Baroque Cathedral

Noto’s cathedral (La Chiesa Madre di San Nicolò) was completed in 1776 when the city was rebuilt following the devastating earthquakes of 1693. The Sicilian Baroque church sits at the center of a theatrical urban plan that is known as a “stone garden” for its use of local white rock and its elegant symmetry.