Historian Rafael Ortiz begins his book, “Christopher Columbus The Hero” with: “If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it; and sadly the lies about Columbus and the anti-Columbus Day movement are growing and becoming mainstream.” It was on Oct. 12, according to the old Julian calendar, that Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas a...

Thursday, October 18 2018. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. EDT. Monthly Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation - American Italian Heritage Association and Museum - 1227 Central Avenue, Albany, NY. The cultural presentation topic is “Before They Were Our Mothers: Voices of Women Born Before Rosie Started Riveting.” Writers will read from the anthology of the sa...

October 2018 Is Italian-American Heritage Month. Publisher Avi Gvili of Boulevard Books announces that the hit comedy book “God, Please Give Me Patience…and Hurry!” written by TV sketch comedy writer Michael Conley and Brooklyn born Sicilian-American actress Candice Azzara is a pivotal part of Italian-American Heritage Month designated during Octob...

Tuesday October 16 2018. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY. 25 W. 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York NY 10036. In the posthumously published Missing Madonnas, the late poet Gil Fagiani writes with lyricism and humor about the absurdities of life, from mythical Madonnas to nonnas to urban addictio...

Sat, October 13, 2018. 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT. Simeone Foundation Museum - 6825-31 Norwitch Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19153. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is pleased to announce that we will be visited by a very special guest on October 13, in conjunction with our “Ciao Philadelphia Enzo Ferrari” Demo Day. Please join us as we welcome Luca Dal...

When: Monday, October 29, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Author Anthony Cardoza will be interviewed by Professor Franco Andreucci, former Professor of contemporary history at the University of Pisa A History of Modern Italy addresses the question of how Italy's modern history--from its prolonged process...

WHERE: @ Sidewalk Café 94 Ave. A & 6th St. - WHEN:  Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm WHO: Elizabeth Primamore’s latest publication is Shady Women: Three Short Plays, published by Upper Hand Press. Her most recent play, The Professor and Michael Field, was a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. She is a rec...

Springfield native publishes her first book Worcester - Lauren Scibelli Mullin is no stranger to the South end of Springfield. With all the excitement and changes currently taking place in downtown Springfield, the largest being the brand new MGM Casino, there is much excitement and anticipation for the new businesses coming to downtown. But let us...

Have you heard the news? On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, we're launching our second book – and it's yes, it's all about pasta. Distilling the culinary wisdom of our chefs and pasta makers, All About Pasta is our newest book to release on the market. The latest addition to the family follows our first book, How to Eataly, which was published in 2014. T...

When: Thursday, October 11, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Entrance : Free - Organized by : ICI In collaboration with : Italian and American Playwrights Project Reading of the first draft of the complete translation of A Notebook for Winter (Un quaderno per l’inverno), under the direction of John Goul...