Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:00pmLecture by Dr. Vincent Fausone Jr. at the Museo Italo Americano.   Did you know that Amadeo Peter Giannini was the first banker to extend financial support to ordinary folks or that without his financial support, the Golden Gate Bridge would not have been built?  Did you know that he bankrolled the Hollywo...

The Italian-American Historical Society of Connecticut will host Anthony Riccio, author of Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut, for a book signing event Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m., at St. Anthony's Church Hall, 70 Washington Ave, New Haven.   Several local women, including Anna Caccavale, are telling their...

The Festa del Libro (Italian Children's Book Fair) will be held at Spazio Italiano (note the venue change!) on the second weekend of November (8-9 November). It will showcase more than 500 books for children (0-10 years of age) selected from some of the most distinguished Italian publishers such as Emme Edizioni, Dame, Giunti, Mondadori, Gallucci,...

You are cordially invited to attend a book presentation and signing by author and purveyor of fine Italian foods, Lou Di Palo, at the Italian American Museum this Wednesday, December 17th.   The Wall Street Journal said, "Mr. Di Palo acts as a voluble and disarming tour guide. He takes the reader on a trip through 20 regions of Italy, from S...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 - Saturday, November 07, 2015 Hours: Mon thru Thur, 9am-1pm and 2pm- 5pm. Sat 10am-1pm Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori, and Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto Designed for visitors from afar but also for tourists going to Milan for Expo 2015, the exhib...

People struggling to find their place in the world often search for answers in a psychiatrist's office, in love affairs, religion, illegal drugs, gambling, social activism, academia, work and vicariously, through their children.   Joseph Di Prisco visited all those places, and then, coming up short, found himself by writing a memoir.  ...

21 Nov 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Italian Cultural Center - 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 501 - Registration - Member $15.00 (USD), Non Member  $20.00 (USD). The ICC is excited to announce a new, very special Italian round table book discussion--- Tavola rotonda, "Pista nera" di Antonio Manzini! ICC native Italian...

The Italian Cultural Institute cordially invites you and a guest to "What If Godzilla Just Wanted a Hug?" - An evening with artist and author Darrrel Fusaro. Thursday, June 19, 2014- Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue - Los Angeles, CA 90024 7:00 pm Doors open / Light reception - 7:30 pm Book presentation RSVP to...

The eternal return of baseball season invites a special nostalgia for a time when the game's greats didn't seem like the hothouse athletes of today so much as a national register of regular guys. Tall, short, skinny, fat: Baseball legends came in every shape, like the rest of us, yet managed to awe us with their unlikely mastery of a sport that has...

We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 5, Number 1, of the Italian American Review!   This issue of the journal covers topics including the efforts of labor organizer Efrem Bartoletti in the Mesabi range and the role of ethnicity in adaptations of Marty. Reviews discuss recent work on the Sacco and Vanzetti trial, Italian expat...