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  • It begins with a quote from Arthur Miller: “It doesn’t exist, America. It’s a name you give to an abstract idea.” Antonio Monda, author of the novel L’America Non Esiste [America Does Not Exist] has lived in New York since the early ‘90s and today is a successful writer and professor at New York University. His book describes an America that unites and divides, an imaginary America, one imagined by each of us, written in lively and compelling prose.
  • Massimo Vignelli
    Style: Articles
    (June 04, 2012)
    "If you can design one thing, you can design anything". New York. Interview by Letizia Airos with Massimo Vignelli. Massimo Vignelli has worked in a wide variety of areas, including interior design, environmental design, package design, graphic design, furniture design, and product design. His clients at Vignelli Associates have included high-profile companies such as IBM, Knoll, Bloomingdale's and American Airlines.
  • This year, the annual Spring Luncheon of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce marks the beginning of the celebrations of its 125th year. The Business & Culture Award was given to Carlo Barel, Chairman for the Board of Directors of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. “We wanted this award to be a message. He is the right person,” Claudio Bozzo, president of the Chamber of Commerce in New York said.
  • “Love and a great passion for the traditional cuisine of Abruzzo are the main ingredients of my dishes. Taste, quality, traditions and authenticity... in your life.” This is how chef Rosanna introduces herself. She is the spokesperson of a bunch of initiatives brought on by the cultural association “Abruzzo in tavola” (Abruzzi at the table) aiming to promote together its extraordinary cuisine and local food products. You will have the opportunity to meet Rosanna and get to know her homeland in several places scattered around New York in the upcoming month. Stay tuned on i-italy and on her site 

  • The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents Ken DiMaggio, a poet, short-story writer and scholar and Paul LaRosa, an Emmy-Award winning CBS News producer who will read from his recently published memoir on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
  • 2012 New York International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Reflections on indifference and forgetfulness between musical notes as the names of families deported to Auschwitz are read on Park Avenue. Against the ever-present risk of non-acceptance of the “Other.”
  • Facts & Stories
    (January 26, 2012)
    New York City. On January 27, Giornata della memoria, we gathered outside the Consulate General of Italy on Park Avenue to read the names of the thousands of Italian Jewish victims of the Holocaust. This year the traditional ceremony is enrich with a new feature: the invitation to the public is not just the one to read, but to play music as a counterpoint to the ongoing reading. Among the performing artists, guitarist and arranger Brandon Ross, composer and conductor Lawrence "Butch" Morris, multi-instrumentalist Avram Fefer, guitarist Marco Cappelli, bass player Bernd Klug, and musician Mauro Pagani who will play the violin.