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Best known as the Feast of seven fishes, this is an Italian American way of celebrating Christmas Eve with a seafood based dinner. Swide tells you more.
A duo from Palermo mixing folk and rock, Mediterranean and desert atmospheres. Sound strange? Not ‘til you hear it.
As an antidote to the commercialisation and sanitisation of the fairy and folk tales form the oral tradition, Jack Zipes, a leading expert on fairy tales has for the first time, translated the original fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, from German into English.
Meryl Streep’s latest film incarnation is as The Witch in the highly anticipated Christmas-released musical ‘Into The Woods’. Here’s a look at her other most celebrated characters in film, with Swide’s top 10.
American photographer Phil Stern passed away leaving a photographic legacy, which includes iconic portraits of Hollywood stars, but also, the documentation of Sicily during World War II.
There are plenty of reasons to love Italy, from its culture to its food and climate. This of course means that there are lots of people out there who absolutely love Italy. Swide has 31gifts that will titillate any italophile and cultivate their interest in the Bel Paese.
Here is the second part to Swide’s future Blockbusters of 2015, including more Marvel Mayhem, creature features and the new outing from everyone’s favourite spy.
2014 was a very good vintage for children’s books. Here are the 10 best children’s books for Christmas 2014.
For his final article of 2014, our man Marcus Kan brings illustrator Mahyar Kalantari to our pages, with a very special illustration that spans the Dolce&Gabbana collections of the last 3 years. Wonderful.
Following on from part 1 of the bands you should watch in 2015, I’ve got another 10 talented music acts for you today, ranging from exciting new hip hop acts to fast and furious fresh punk from the UK.
Still don’t know what to give your foodie friend, dad or boyfriend as Christmas gift? Have a look at the cookbook ideas list Swide has made for you!
Sainthood can be reached at the cost of unimaginable pain and torture. Lucia, Barbara, Cristina, Caterina, Agata: here are the stories of five Christian heroines.
From Cat Stevens to Bob Dylan, from The Beatles to Jovanotti: heartfelt songs on what can be sometimes a difficult relation. Yes, music can help.
Looking for the best live music around the world? Here’s what happening on stage in NY, Milan, London, Paris, LA.
Here are the songs you should put on your playlists and the videos you need to cast your eyes over, this week. From pop to indie rock, here’s what I’ve been listening to.
A young outsider enters the music scene. Mixing Italian melody and international pop and r’n’b. Like no one has done before
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So it’s only 1 week until Christmas and you’ve left it to the last minute… How irresponsible! No fear, Swide is here with 5 perfect last minute gifts for her.
Watch the video where a model is made up (hair and makeup) by professional stylists imitating looks from the turn of last century to today. From flapper 20s, to pin up 40s and crimped hair eighties, which is your favourite?
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