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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...

March 17, 2015

IAWA-East Welcomes Memoirist Anthony D’Aries and Poet Julia Lisella on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Sidewalk Cafe

"Honesty and mystery coexist in the poems of Always. Lisella uses the resources of poetry to access a moving generosity, as powerfully felt rhythms and keen, courageous self-observation carry human experience to a place that is at once wilder and more encompassing than the ordinary." -Annie Finch

The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) presents New York natives Anthony D’Aries and Julia Lisella on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 5:30 PM at Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Avenue A...

March 11, 2015

Frank Sinatra, "American Icon"

George De Stefano
American Theatre Wing
Sinatra sings at New York's Stage Door Canteen in 1944.

It's Francis Albert's 100th birthday, and a new exhibition at Lincoln Center pays homage

March 9, 2015

Andrea Cuomo, Immigrant Pebble Artisan

Joseph Sciorra
A still from "Castle," Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2014 election campaign ad.

My on-going research on the Italian-American art of pebble decoration leads me to the father and grandfather of two New York State governors.

February 25, 2015

Street Food Vendors Are All Unique

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

There is room on the road for all of us

February 24, 2015

"Looking" for Daniel Franzese

George De Stefano
Photo by Mike The Content Provider
The "out" gay performer is featured in the current season of the HBO series, "Looking."

A Brooklyn-born actor breaks through the Hollywood closet

February 23, 2015

“Italian Signs” of Italian American Scholars: Genovese, Lentricchia, DiLorenzo, Parenti and Paglia … Outsiders – Inside Academia

Tom Verso

The work of some of the most renowned Italian American humanities and social science scholars reveals little if any American Italianita – per se. This is to say: humanities...

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