WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Dolores Alfieri      Translation by:   November 2015 marked the launch of The Italian American Podcast – the first podcast dedicated to helping Italian Americans learn about and celebrate their brilliant heritage. Recent guest Lidia Bastianich, famed chef and host of "Lidia's Italy," said this on an ep...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Agnese Tortosa      Translation by:   It was really touching. I witnessed several parades in my life, some of them in New York, but to march representing my own country, well... it has been completely different. I am writing this article to express with more details what I experienced, trying to des...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : Biblioteca Italiana Seattle      Translation by:   How can you promote Italian culture in the United States? A group of volunteers in Seattle, WA, believes that books can offer a great contribution in this direction. Therefore, a few months ago, they decided to start a library and collect books written...

  WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Italytheatre      Translation by:   There is a new workshop for schools in town!Created by italytheater, with the extraordinary partnership of the Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi and based on a new script by Paolo Tartamella, Pinocchio in Manhattan is the first workshop where kids of the age 6-11 get...

  WTI Magazine #19    2014 Feb, 28Author : Vincent Romano      Translation by:   Taylor Street lies in the shadows of Chicago's Loop. At the turn of the 20th century, a band of tribes from southern Italy (Campania/Napoli, Sicillia/Palermo, Apuglia/Bari, Calabria/Reggio, Bassilicata, Molise, Abruzzi, ...) immigr...

WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Laura Bellusci      Translation by:   The Original Mrs Drinkwater Presents is a one-woman show, a comedy about family and friends set in Boston's Little Italy in the 1950's. Laura Bellusci, creator and performer, portrays Josie Drinkwater as a feisty, outgoing lady who goes "gallivanting around" town d...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Vittorio Bocchi      Translation by:   As the book "L'Altro ItaloAmericano – La straordinaria storia di Vincenzo James Capone – Two-Gun il fratello di Al Capone" was published in Italy, it raised a lot of interest. It is a small and simple book, which presents for the first time to the Italian reader...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Angie Spitalieri      Translation by:   In 1995, a group of prominent business leaders in Cleveland held small group meetings to discuss how to best honor their Italian-American heritage, culture and traditions. This group later became the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA). Now celebr...

WTI Magazine #4    2013 Nov, 8 Author : Paolo Battaglia      Translation by:   Bill De Blasio is not the first Italian American mayor of New York. The obvious names that come to mind are Fiorello LaGuardia who was the mayor in the 1930's and 1940's and Rudy Giuliani who was the mayor in the 90's.   Not many r...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Josephine Maietta      Translation by:   The Association of Italian American Educators (AIAE), was established in 1997 to promote the mission of enhancing the Italian American image and presence in education. Since 1999, AIAE has presented the Educator of the Year Awards to deserving Italian American edu...