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Articles by: Joelle Grosso

  • An exhibition at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College highlights the work of Carlo Dolci
    “The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century Florence” is an exhibition currently on view at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College and is the first one in the US dedicated to the Italian Baroque master.
  • John Gennari is an American Studies-trained U.S. cultural historian and nonfiction writer with specializations in jazz and popular music studies, Italian American cultural studies, food studies, race and ethnic studies, and cultural criticism
    Professor John Gennari recently held a seminar at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute about his new book, “Flavor and Soul: Italian America at Its African American Edge.”
  • Elena Ferrante's beloved series "The Neapolitan Novels" will soon come to television
    The Neapolitan novels of the popular Italian writer, Elena Ferrante, will soon be transformed into a television series directed by film director, Saverio Costanzo.
  • "Portrait of Nina de Callias" by Manet will be on view
    The Palazzo Reale in Milan is hosting an exhibition called “Manet and Modern Paris” which features approximately 100 works by Édouard Manet and other prominent impressionist and post-impressionist artists.
  • Vincenzo Pelliccione dressed as Charlie Chaplin's double
    The story of an Italian youngster who serendipitously ended up becoming Charlie Chaplin’s official movie double unfolds in a riveting new book entitled “Abruzzo Stars & Stripes.”
  • The 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire will take place later on this month
    Friday, March 24th, marks the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, occurred in New York City. 146 people tragically lost their lives more than a century ago in one of the deadliest industrial disasters to ever occur in the United States.

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