January 31, 2018. 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036, USA. Book Presentation: Il dio di New York, by Luigi Fontanella In 1910, at the age of sixteen, Pasquale D'Angelo emigrated to the United States from Abruzzo, Italy, looking for a better life in New York. He experienced signific...

Saturday, February 24, 6-8 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold. When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever org...

Francis X. Maier calls the late Italian philosopher Augusto Del Noce the most important thinker that Americans don’t know. Here are excerpts from Maier’s review of a new volume of Del Noce’s writings, which have been translated by Carlo Lancellotti, who comments on this blog from time to time. The title of the new book is The Age of Secularization....

Author: Mike Duncan, Title: "The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic", Publisher: Public Affairs 2017; 265 pp. of text "The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic" is Mike Duncan’s first book following on his career as a podcaster of 189 weekly episodes on the "History of Rome." Thi...

When: Saturday February 17 from 6pm to 8pm - Where: 189 North Street Boston, MA Featuring:  Lo Galluccio, poet, memoirist and vocal artist, served as Cambridge’s Poet Populist from 2013 to 2015.  Her published works are: Hot Rain (Ibbetson St. Press), Terrible Baubles (Propaganda Press) and a prose-poem memoir, Sarasota VII (Cervena Barva Press).  ...

When we think about the Italian superior quality in how to educate our children, a world well known excellence is the Reggio Emilia Approach. Launched after the war by Prof. Loris Malaguzzi, it has slowly but constantly carved out an ever-increasing and appreciated space, in a field as important and delicate as that of primary education. The US has...

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will hold their monthly meerting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 6:45 at Mountain View Chalet on Route 173 in Pattenburg. Guest speaker will be member Luisa Locascio Matarazzo, who will speak about her recent book, "Between 2 Worlds Sicily/America, a Journey Through Mytth and Reality," and about her tr...

Years before a tragic earthquake reduced much of the city to rubble, I was invited to L’Aquila in the Italian province of Abruzzo to take part in, of all things, a festival of Canadian music. Organized in part through the good offices of Toronto artists manager Ann Summers Dossena, the festival logically featured a number of Canadian artists, among...

When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan, #1450 - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free This series of three lectures looks at the history of representation in Italian art from the unrealistic organizations of space in medieval paintiing and the recovery of...

‟A fun and fascinating read sprinkled with humor, history and the conundrums of living in a foreign speaking country.” That’s how author E.C. Murray describes ‟An American Family in Italy: Living la dolce vita without permission.” This light and lively book, released in July, describes the adventures of Paul Spadoni, an Italo-Americano who lives in...