WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : Sandra Tornberg      Translation by:   On March 28 the Italian Heritage Society and the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM) sponsored the Michigan première of the film La Mia Strada ("My Road"), a beautiful feature-length documentary by Michael Angelo DiLauro.    

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Jim McKenna      Translation by:   This is my great grandmother Rosa holding me as a baby in 1967. While is one of my first memories of her, the mystery of where she (born Rosa Nigro) and my great grandfather Pietro Maiurro came from in Italy has lingered in my head and heart for 47 years. As I grew old...

  WTI Magazine #30    2014 May, 15Author : Bette Cadwell      Translation by:   From pictures of an early 1900's wedding held at St Mary's in the French Quarter, to the fresh catch-of -the-day being peddled at the French Market, the contributions of Italian Americans are embedded in the fabric of New Orleans.  

  WTI Magazine #44    2014 October, 1Author : Joe Carella      Translation by:   Ever since the Italian American Museum (IAM) in New York City's Little Italy put the original shipbuilder's model of the SS Giuseppe Verdi on exhibit in May, it has been searching nationally for passengers who might still be alive and who were among the more than 70...

  WTI Magazine #45    2014 October, 15Author : Eszter Vajda      Translation by:   "You, Me & Sicily!" is a TV program that sprang from conversations that I had in the winter of 2014 with author/attorney Alfred Zappala in Massachusetts. Alfred has written 3 books (4th one out in December) on Sicily. He also lives and practices law in Catania 7 m...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Giuseppina Dede      Translation by:   Maybe you are wondering... Museo del Cognome? What could it be? This is not the first time I heard these questions but well, you are right, you are curious and curiosity is often something good and I think you will be more curious after reading what I am going to...

  WTI Magazine #23    2014 Mar, 28Author : Christoph Dressler      Translation by:   This fall, discover the birthplace of today's Italy with our charming trip leader Giuliana Marple. Learn about the Risorgimento of Italy and then dive into the Slow Food movement of the Piedmont region. Giuliana, who is president of the Italian Club in Salt Lake...

  WTI Magazine #39    2014 July, 16Author : Cookie Curci      Translation by:   In an era of fast cars, flappers and bathtub gin, a restless and liberated generation searched for a hero. They found him in silent screen star Rudolph Valentino who, a decade earlier, was among the influx of poor Europeans who came to America. Like most Italian immi...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo      Translation by:   The celebration was highly contagious at the "ITALIAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER'S REACHING OUR VISION, GALA AND CASINO NIGHT", held at Westin Houston Memorial City Hotel on august 23. The evening, organized by the Italian Cultural & Community Cent...

  WTI Magazine #6    2013 Nov, 22Author : Barclays Center      Translation by:   It is without doubt that classical music, including opera, has the ability to tell a divine story to its listener. It can empower the listener with deep emotion through the passion in which the artist performs. This genre is one of...