African asylum seekers in Italy are becoming artists — and it's not only helping them cope with the trauma they've been through but also introducing their stories to the local community. In Europe's migration crisis, Italy is ground zero. More than 500,000 migrants have arrived, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, since 2014. Despite a smaller flow thi...

GO ART! is pleased to cosponsor this free presentation with the Oakfield Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Oakfield Community & Government Center. Michael Eula, Ph.D., Genesee County Historian, will speak on the history of Italians in Genesee County, a subject particularly interesting to the Oakfield community's history with t...

When members of Westerly’s extended Urso family gather next month for their first large-scale family reunion in four decades, they’ll pay tribute to the two people who made it all possible — their ancestors Natale Urso and Mariantonia Algiere. Natale, a farmer, was born in Acri, Italy, in December 1864. He was the youngest of Santo Urso and Santa A...

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...