“Ingrid Bergman, Ingrid Bergman, Let’s Go Make A Picture on the Island of Stromboli”

Billy Bragg sings Woodie Guthrie's song about Ingrid Bergman while she was filming Roberto Rossellini's STROMBOLI (1950) . A documentary has recently been made about the highly romantic and scandalous love affair between Bergman and Rossellini that erupted into public view during the filming of STROMBOLI . The War of the Volcanoes ( La guerra …

Sisters in Sicily: Mozzarella Direct from the Bufola

Martha and I, and our families, have come to the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competitions and Festival 2012 in Sicily for ten days inspired by the magnificent Dr. Salvatore Moltisanti, President of the Ibla Foundation. On our first night in south eastern Sicily, a World Heritage Site of Eight Late Baroque Towns, Dr. Moltisanti …