In occasione della presenza a Palermo di Gaetano Cipolla, professore emerito della St. Johns’s University, il Presidente della Regione Siciliana Nello Musumeci ha incontrato alcuni rappresentanti dell’associazionismo siciliano d’emigrazione. A darne notizia è Salvatore Augello, che il 5 giugno scorso ha fatto parte della delegazione insieme al Pres...

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Gaetano Cipolla is a retired professor of Italian and Chairman of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages at St. John’s University in New York City. Cipolla has written numerous scholarly articles on Dante, Petrarch, Tasso, Pirandello, Calvino and others. Some of his e...

On October 7, 2018 Italian Charities of America honored four very special Italian Americans, who have worked very hard at their professions and their dedication to Italian American causes. Italian Charities of America every year sets aside a day to celebrate individuals who are making a difference in society and the Italian American community. This...

The 82nd Annual Awards Dinner for the Elmhurst-based Italian Charities of America (ICA), was held at the Roma View Restaurant in Howard Beach. (L. to r.) ICA President Domenic Giampino; Italian American Community Service Award recipient, Director of Special Programs of the Italian Genealogical Group Mario Toglia; Italian American Leadership Award r...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT - Roma View, 160-05 Crossbay blvd, Howard Beach, New York 11414. Italian Charities of America, Inc. cordially invites its members, friends and anyone interested in our organization to join us at our 82nd Annual Dinner Dance. Every year we come together to celebrate the Italian American community in N...

The New York City Premiere of the documentary Sicily: Land of Love and Strife was held on September 12, 2018, for a full house at Goddard Riverside. Because of unexpected building maintenance, the screening was moved from The Bernie Wohl Center to Goddard Riverside. The change, though, did not prevent the crowd from attending this Upper West Side e...

Sul siciliano scritto e parlato c’è molto interesse da diversi studiosi nazionali ed internazionali, come dimostrano i numerosi libri e saggi che continuano ad essere scritti sia in Italia sia all’estero. Sappiamo che la “Poesia Siciliana”, scritta nel 1230 in siciliano presso la corte di Federico II di Svevia, è la prima documentazione in lingua n...

Dear Friends, I am happy to announce that Arba Sicula and Legas have just created an ONLINE STORE where you can buy books on Sicilian language and culture. Visit our site at Arbasicula.org. Browse through the Legas catalogue and order the books online by following the link. For every purchase valued $14.00, Legas will send you an additional book th...

Lampedusa’s famed quote, “If things are to remain the same they will have to change,” is still relevant today. To the keen eye, this is evident in an artistic renaissance happening in Sicily today. Once prized for its strategic position connecting disparate worlds and culture, that advantage changed long ago. In recent history, Sicily and its art s...