Purchase College

That’s Italian


When it comes to the Business 101 mantra “location, location, location,” the family-run Trattoria 632 certainly hit pay dirt when it opened 10 years ago on Anderson Hill Road in Purchase.

A prophet for our times


The complex, controversial Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-75) – who lived through some of the most troubled moments in Italian and world history – speaks to our own time, in his criticism of both the right and the left and his warnings about the evils of consumerism, the pitfalls of globalism and the manipulation of new media, which in his day was television.

Short takes


On Oct. 7, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Purchase College will present “An Evening With Zadie Smith: A Lecture, Reading and Conversation.” “From the…