Friday September 29, 6 PM EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. "In the Name of the Mother" examines the investment of black male writers and intellectuals in Italian immigrants and Italian Americans and the response of Italian American writers and artists to American blackness in the 20th century. Samuele Pardini links the African American...

There are several books that tell in many ways one or more aspects of the Italian American community; and there are some that have been entrusted with the mission of telling it in its entirety. Some of these works are excellent, but in these days a book is coming out that promises to give a never seen before picture of the Italian American experien...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the opening reception for: "Passage". A conceptual multimedia exhibit on immigration from Italy to America in the early 20th century and the surge of immigration into Sicily today. Presented by Yorgos Giotsas. Wednesday, September 13, 2017. 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Italian American Museum -...

Why is there a Christopher Columbus statue by Byrd Park? Who crafted the elaborate plaster and stonework in Richmond’s early-20th-century theaters and public buildings? The answers to those questions point to the early and long-lasting cultural influence of Italians.    When Thomas Jefferson sought to better cultivate grapes for winemaking, he impo...

Chicago filmmaker Lucia Mauro has wrapped shooting on her third film, a documentary titled Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint, in honor of the first American citizen saint’s 100th anniversary. Filming took place over the summer in Mother Cabrini’s native Italy (Milan, Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, Codogno, Rome) and in Chicago, Ill, where Mother C...

«CmstP&P Rr»: quasi un codice fiscale, una sigla dietro la quale si cela la «Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad», conosciuta negli Stati Uniti d’America con la più comoda denominazione di Milwaukee Road. Una compagnia ferroviaria di prima classe, certamente, ma anche un pezzo di storia dei trasporti a stelle e strisce. Una rete che c...

Who better to kick off the Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival than a man born in Italy who has traveled there more than 250 times. “To me, Italy is and will always be the most beautiful country in the world, and Italians are the most beautiful people,” Peter D’Attoma, who runs a Munroe Falls travel agency that makes trips to Italy, told a fi...

August 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Mulberry Street Public Library - 10 Jersey St - New York, NY 10012. Join VMF & IAWA for an Exclusive Screening: Pane Amaro/Bitter Bread. Followed by a Q&A with Directors Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) will present PANE AMARO/BITTER BREAD, which has been called the first compr...

The Waldwick Community Alliance presents “The Immigration Experience” The Journey from Italy to Waldwick. Grand Opening: This Sunday August 13, 2107 from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. The Waldwick Community Alliance is proud to announce their newest exhibit to be displayed at the restored Waldwick Railroad Station, housed at the Waldwick Museum of Local...

A symbolic collision of my birthplace, my Italian heritage, and my advanced-stage breast cancer diagnosis in 2004 occurred more than 60 years after my birth. I was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, the second of four children to Antoinette and Stephen Marcucci. My maternal grandmother and paternal great grandparents said ‘arrivederci’ to their famili...