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Articles by: Joelle Grosso

  • A Bronx Tale: The Musical is currently showing at the Longacre Theatre
    After its great successes as both a one-man show and a film, "A Bronx Tale" has returned to New York City as a Broadway musical. Currently playing at the Longacre Theatre, this musical rendition of the famous play turned movie, tells the classic coming of age tale that provides a soulful insight into a community as it used to be.
  • Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(February 16, 2017)
    Paola Antonelli and Maria Popova recently met up at the Italian Cultural Institute as part of their new series of events in honor of the incredible Italian writer, Italo Calvino.
  • The panel for the first event of this year's Digital Diplomacy Series
    On February 13th, the Italian Embassy and the Italian diplomatic network in the United States held a panel discussion in Washington D.C. about news, the Internet, and foreign policy as part of their Digital Diplomacy Series.
  • Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Dr. Sonia Cancian, an Italian-Canadian professor at Zayed University in Dubai, spoke at a conference at the “Museo della lettera d’amore” (Museum of Love Letters) in Torrevecchia Teatina, Abruzzo. A social historian specializing in the field of Italian migration, Dr. Cancian has studied hundreds of love letters exchanged by Italian migrants in the past century. In this interview she tells us about her long-lasting research interest for this topic, the importance of letter-writing for previous waves of migrants, and the uncertain future of the art of (love) letter-writing in the digital age.
  • Poster of the documentary
    On occasion of Black History Month 2017 as well as Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò’s "Primi al Cinema" film series, the documentary entitled “Blaxploitalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema” by Fred Kudjo Kuwornu makes it’s debut in New York City.
  • The signature style of Luca della Robbia
    A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. celebrates the fabulous work of Italian sculptor Luca della Robbia and the three generations of his family workshop.
  • Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(February 06, 2017)
    It was the first Superbowl in history that went into overtime, but between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons it was Lady Gaga that came out with the win.
  • The Ferrari crew at the International Automobile Festival. In the centre Flavio Manzoni, the Director of "Centro Stile Ferrari" and Senior Vice President of Ferrari Design
    The distinguished International Automobile Festival bestowed their top honor to the striking new Ferrari GTC4Lusso, making this the car’s first European award of the year.

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