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April 23, 2015

Power and Plague

George De Stefano
The late director Francesco Rosi

A homage to Francesco Rosi's political cinema and the US premiere of the Taviani brothers' film about love and the Black Death

April 16, 2015

IAWA: Prose, Poetry, Politics and Unsung Heroes Featuring Gil Fagiani, Stephen Siciliano Saturday, May 9 at Cornelia St. Cafe

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Stephen Siciliano has just completed writing The Goodfather, an historic novel about Vito Marcantonio, the most electorally successful political politician in U.S. history.

The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents two activist authors who are also co-founders of the Vito Marcantonio Forum, Gil Fagiani and Stephen Siciliano on...

April 9, 2015

Living by Addition

George De Stefano
Photo: George de Stefano
Amara Lakhous, Michael Reynolds, and Carmine Abate at the Italian Cultural Institute

Two "Italian" Writers Talk about the Advantages of Plural Identities

April 9, 2015

Italian American Conditions

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto
Annie Lanzillotto
5th generation Italian American girl sating her Pizzamania by chewing a huge hunk of fresh pizza out of a coal oven.

Certain conditions are observed in Italo Americani such as: Fritattagoraphobia and L’Agoraperdutaphobia

April 2, 2015

PBS “Italian Americans” Documentary Perpetuates Garibaldi Myth … Poor Donna Gabaccia – “Sandbagged” or OMG! she doesn’t know?!?

Tom Verso

Is there any Euro-American people so systematically denied their European history and heritage as the southern-Italian Americans?

April 1, 2015

Levante Rocks Manhattan

George De Stefano
Photo by Tom Keelan
Levante, with guitarist Federico Puttilli and drummer Alessio Sanfilippo, at The Standard

The Sicilian-born singer and songwriter dazzles in a showcase performance

March 27, 2015

Un libro che guarda al passato della Fiera di MIlano per capire l’Italia di oggi

Dom Serafini
La copertina del libro

Un comunicato stampa diramato dalla casa editrice Edizioni IDE, Italic Digital Editions di Roma.

March 26, 2015

Littler Italy

George De Stefano
Karsten Moran, The New York Times
Adele Sarno in her Little Italy apartment

An Italian American organization moves to evict an 85-year-old woman who is one of the neighborhood's few remaining residents of Italian origins.

March 25, 2015

The Johnny Meatballs Experience SNEAK PEAK

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

The first 8 minutes of my new documentary !

March 17, 2015

Camille Paglia & Tom Wolfe … Two Approaches to Modern Art

Tom Verso

Both Paglia and Wolfe have written brilliant commentaries on Modern Art: Paglia’s “Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars”, and Wolfe’s “The...

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