Monday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m. Red Eye Café, 94 Walnut St. Spotify playlist: tinyurl.com/ya672epy Kathycurto.com In one way, Kathy Curto has been working on “Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Childhood” since she wrote her first glimpse, “Mary Janes,” back in 2005. But in another way, one could say she’s been working on it her whole life. A promp...

Gelotti has been invited and will be participating in Gelato Festival World Ranking in Italy next month, store officials announced. On a rainy day in August, Chef Mike Guerriero, and his Gelotti team prepared for Gelato Festival America 2018 at Liberty State Park,  https://www.gelatofestivalamerica.com the first stage on the American Gelato Festiva...

Eager readers filled Watchung Booksellers in Montclair to hear first-time novelist, Jeffrey J. Antonucci of Wayne, speak about his newly published book, Deep Within a Blueberry Sky, on December 5. His inspiring presentation about the experience of evolving from a background as a bricklayer to a published author truly wowed the audience, especially...

Packed house at Montclair State University, with over 200 people, for the NJ Premiere of Sicilian Ghost Story, a mesmerizing film directed by Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia, which The New York Times called “divine” as it selected it as a Critic’s Pick last week. A simultaneously lyrical and nightmarish rendition of the brutal kidnapping and l...

Si è svolta il 28 Novembre 2018 la cerimonia ufficiale della firma per l’Accordo di Collaborazione tra Montclair State University e Learn Italy USA in vista del programma estivo di Alta Formazione in “Made In & By Italy – Marketing and Communication” che vedrà partecipare nella stesso corso italiani, americani ed italoamericani. Alla Cerimonia hann...

Deep Within a Blueberry Sky, the first novel written by Jeffrey J. Antonucci of Wayne, will be launched with a book signing at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, on December 5 at 7:00 p.m. There will be an awe-inspiring presentation by the author, after which he will autograph books for attendees and advance online purchasers. Th...

At Montclair State University on Friday, October 26th, the eleventh Teaching Italian Symposium/Workshops, “Art at the Core of the Language Curriculum,” was dedicated to the enhancement of the teaching of the Italian language in North America. The day was beautiful, and from the windows of the conference center, which is situated on the seventh floo...

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, friend, mentor, and lifelong writer and scholar, Louise A. DeSalvo, PhD., died in her home in Montclair, NJ, October 31, 2018, at the age of 76, with her loving husband of 55 years by her side. Louise was born in Hoboken, NJ to Italian American parents in 1942. After finishing high school in Ridgefield, s...

A Lecture by Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff University, UK). Monday October 15, 2018 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture Hall 101, Feliciano School of Business. Montclair State UNiversity. 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ, USA PLEASE RSVP HERE by Oct. 12, 2018. Introductory remarks: Teresa Fiore (Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, MSU). Greetings: Ka...

Even with the abundance of Italian food in Jersey, gems still fly under the radar. Among them is ’nduja, a spreadable, spicy, utterly seductive Calabrian pork salumi. Lucky for North Jersey, or anyone hungry enough to travel, ’nduja is a specialty at Rosario’s Butcher Shop in Montclair. “It’s pronounced ‘en-DOO-ya,’” Michele Barbalace patiently ins...