Greetings from Rome, Italy! We bring you real people and real stories. This podcast is hosted by entertainer and media designer Salvatore (Sal) Benintende, who invites friends, entrepreneurs, artists, leaders and travellers who talk about their projects, current events and topics they're interested in.
Retake Roma + Community Activism in Italy (w/ Rebecca Spitzmiller) | Hey, Sal Podcast (Season 2)
On this episode I had the honour to speak with Rebecca Spitzmiller, researcher and law professor at “Università degli Studi Roma Tre”. She was named “Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic,”, an honour she received by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, for her fight against degradation and spreading […]
Innovation in Italy (with Emilia Garito) | Hey, Sal Podcast (Season 2)
This episode focuses on innovation and the future of Italy and its place in the world as a technological and economical heavy-weight. “Why did you come to this country” is something that I was asked on the day I officially moved to Italy, the country my grandparents had left after second world war in search […]
#36 The future of restaurants (w/ master chef Joona Valokorpi) | Hey, Sal Podcast (Season 2)
Hey! I sat down with executive chef Joona Valokorpi from Finland to talk about the state of the restaurant business in Finland, compared to Italy and the rest of the world and what innovations are happening there, if any, to keep companies alive and prepare them for an uncertain future.
Bravery (with Nicola De Nittis) | Hey, Sal Podcast (Season 2)
In this episode of the Hey, Sal! Podcast, I spoke with Nicola who was born with a deadly gene defect called Thalassemia.
His doctors had already told him to prepare to die. However, in this remarkable conversation Nicola tells his story how he escaped death, reclaimed ownership of his life and transformed into the community leader he is today.
Racism (with Dr. Avery Smith) | Hey, Sal Podcast (Season 2)
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."
This quote by American novelist James Baldwin couldn't be more true today.
From the #metoo movement to #blacklivesmatter, this seems to be a time of reckoning and confronting the ghosts of the past in the U.S. and many countries around the world.
In this episode, I talked to Dr. Avery Smith, philosophy teacher at Loyola University Chicago and former communications officer at the food and agriculture organisation of the united nations.
Hey, Sal! Podcast #28 – Dave Adams
Dave Adam is a singer-songwriter from Georgia. He's been working hard on his debut album release, "Why", and has also been busy traveling and playing gigs across Europe. He's been studying at the St. Louis music college in Italy and his influences include Clapton, Dylan, Sting, Dave Matthews, and all the old time great blues musicians of Chicago and the Delta. He reached the semi-finals of Poland's "The Voice".
Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Daveadamsmusic/