Anthony T. Rossi, born in Messina, Sicily, in 1900, immigrated to the United States in 1921. Sailing from Naples, Italy, he landed in New York City with $30 in his pocket. He and four other friends came to the big city to make enough money to finance an adventure in Africa, where they planned to make a film. But Rossi found that he liked the United...

Dal Sud Italia al Nord Africa, dalla Grecia alla Turchia. Dal tamburello all’oud, dalle ballate ai canti femminili. E la musica diventa la voce del mare, il Mediterraneo, narrando storie e tradizioni. Si intitola “Mediterraneo”, l’ultimo album del gruppo Newpoli, di base a Boston, che sarà presentato a New York il 5 ottobre.   Carmen Marsico, canta...

"Worked-motivated italians. Not strangers abroad", ovvero lavoratori motivati e non stranieri all’estero: è la fotografia degli italiani in mobilità che emerge dal rapporto 2018 di Expat Insider, indagine annuale ed internazionale sul mondo visto attraverso gli expat di ogni nazionalità. Secondo il focus dedicato all’emigrazione italiana, "Italians...

Thursday October 4. 6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. The panel discussion will screen three segments of Pane amaro followed by a discussion by the panelists and filmmakers. Segments to be shown are: (1) Lynching; (2) Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire; (3) Anarchists a...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6pm John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. Italian immigrants to the United States and Argentina hungered for the products of home: Merchants imported Italian cheese, wine, olive oil, and other commodities to meet the demand. As a result, migrant marketplaces came i...

Few Republicans in Congress are more closely aligned with President Donald Trump on immigration policy than U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis. As a lawmaker and now a candidate for governor, he has advocated for building Trump's border wall and closing the door on programs that allow family of recent immigrants into the country. A century ago, the door was al...

Presented by the UCLA, Department of Italian & the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, the symposium brings together artists and scholars to examine recent literary and cinematic representations of non-Western migration. Novelist, poet and essayist UBAH CRISTINA ALI FARAH—author of Little Mother (2011), a narrative about the Somali d...

The story of Salvatore Ferragamo and the eponymous fashion empire this son of Italy’s south built in the first decades of the 20th century shows you where sheer will can take you. In Salvatore’s case, and that of the close-knit clan that has since followed in his footsteps, talent and vision, energy and hard work, and a relentless drive for excelle...

Amidst the fear and adversity from immigrating to America, a young boy from Abruzzi, Italy found inspiration for a better life in the joy of a silver dollar — a fortune to a child and a pathway to his dreams. On August 8, 1955, 16-year-old Luciano “Louie” Antonio Berardi and his family made the voyage to the United States on the SS Andrea Doria. Th...

Saturday, September 15 at 3:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org Andy Mele will present his latest book Caesars of the Diamond. During the largest mass of Italian immigration to the U....