When: Wednesday, May 22 · 6:30 - 7:30pm EDT - Where: I AM Books, 124 Salem Street Boston, MA 02113 United States In her new cookbook, Italian Snacking: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Every Hour of the Day (Union Square & Co.; March 19, 2024; $35.00/hardcover), chef, author and culinary influencer Anna Francese Gass invites food lovers and home cooks...

When: Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St Beyond its fabled beaches, reconsidering how its unique history and ways have shaped Italy and Europe today, Jeff Biggers, in conversation with Valeria Orani, explores how travelers must first understand Sardinia and its ancient and modern...

The great wave of Italian immigrants to the United States began in the 1880s and lasted until 1920. More than four million Italians made the journey, with about 75 percent settling in cities on the East Coast. A small contingent worked their way to the Pacific Northwest. Often unskilled or unable to speak the language, they took whatever jobs they...

"ITALY MAKES ME HAPPY! Confessions of an Accidental Tour Guide" with Author Dolly Goolsby. SUNDAY, APRIL 21 @ 1:30 PM - The Italian Cultural Society, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA. ADMISSION $10 • REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED • DOORS OPEN AT 1:00pm Author Dolly Goolsby shares her experiences in Italy in this book talk about her love for this beautif...

The First Ladies of the US present a fascinating group of talented and influential women. Nevertheless, with the exception of a few familiar figures like Dolley Madison, Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Obama, they have been largely overlooked in our country’s history.  Spring Valley resident Anita B. McBride, with her co-authors, aims to correct tha...

Because of her inherent love for her maternal grandfather and as a way to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his passing back in the year 1974, Frances R. Curcio has authored a biography of “Nonno,” her grandfather whose formal name was Salvatore Cipolaro. The title of the book is “Mio Nonno Totore and the American Dream,” and Curcio’s work has be...

Jo Piazza's latest book is a deeply researched novel steeped in her own family's history. But the Philadelphia-based author isn't just going after the historical fiction crowd. As she writes on her Instagram, the book also has "witches and a dragon and sex in a cave." "I think it's harder than ever for authors to get their book in front of readers,...

Saturday April 13 | 11:00am. The Biblioteca Italiana Seattle (BIS) located at Casa Italiana in Burien is finally opening after months of work. Join Il Punto and Casa Italiana on April 13 at 11 am for a visit to the library, check out some books and toast to the opening. The library will be open on Saturdays. We are also looking for volunteers to as...

New Canaan Library is proud to host a special evening featuring top celebrity chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Lidia Bastianich. Ms. Bastianich will be speaking about her life and latest cookbook, Lidia’s: From Our Family Table to Yours, co-authored by her daughter Tanya Bastianich Manuali. In it, she shares the dishes she often cooks for t...

Thursday April 4, 2024. 6 pm. Italian Cultural Institute @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA. Free Admission | Registration required here. Join Anna Kraczyna for a presentation of her new translation of The Adventures of Pinocchio and find out why Pinocchio has been growing in popularity since he first came to life over 140 years ago, and w...