WTI Magazine #56    2015 March, 20Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   I've recently had the honor of representing We the Italians at RAI Community – L'altra Italia, the TV show for the Italians abroad hosted on Rai Italia. This time I've had the opportunity to talk about the emigration and a few important characters from Emilia Romag...

Radnor Studio 21 General Manager, George Strimel makes room in the weekly line up for a new show focused on Italians and Italian Americans. Ciao Bella Living Italian Style will share heritage, culture, traditions and foods highlighting local and regional people, companies and nonprofits. The new show will premiere 7 pm Sunday, May 3 and then repeat...

For a series that hopes to dispel stereotypes, ”The Italian Americans” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) begins with shots from “The Godfather.” The mob permeates stories of the Italian experience in America, and it does as well in this well in this absorbing series narrated by Stanley Tucci.   The plight of individual families, largely fr...

By Lori Fredrich   Lidia Bastianich is one of the best-loved chefs on television. Her Emmy Award-winning public television programs have delighted audiences for over 17 years, capturing both her love and respect for authentic Italian cuisine.   And Bastianich's popularity is warranted. She has spent more than three decades building a...

With more than a dozen acting credits to his name, it certainly can't be denied that Italian-American actor, AnthonyL. Gurino isn't new to the industry. Born and raised in Howard Beach, NY, Gurino is a Meisner-trained actor and has studied at a number of highly-regarded programs in both New York City and Los Angeles, including the Esper Studio, Act...

3 Amici Studios (www.3amicistudios.com) will team up with a national broadcasting company to present, Rome 360º: The Churches, a tribute to the Eternal City. The episodic series is scheduled for release in 2014.   Tom Shaker, the Italian-American author-writer-host of the series stated, "I am proud that a major broadcast entity has signed on...

In 2016, the City of Florence will mark the 50th anniversary of the devastating Flood of the Arno River, which destroyed, or damaged, 14,000 pieces of art.   A new book, and PBS documentary based on the book, called When the World Answered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood, by Jane Fortune and Linda Falcone, tells the story of how...

by Kley Tarcitano   We are looking for a Pretty, friendly and dynamic girl between the ages of 8 and 12 to help our host Steve Harvey to do an interview with a talent who doesn't speak English... only Italian. Must be fluently in both languages and be LA local. We need by the end of this week 07/09. Please send headshots to my email. Dates...

Killing in the Name of Love: Representations of Violence against Women in RAI Films - Lecture by Flavia Laviosa Sunday, March 2, 2014, 7 pm - Dante Alighieri Society of MA - 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139 - (617)876-5160   Since 2007, RAI 3 (Radiotelevisione Italiana) has broadcast Amore criminale (Criminal L...

by Kyle Swenson   Knowing a good story has been part of Paul Pope's family business. It's obvious why. As the son of Gene Pope, the Italian-American businessman whose nose for gore and sex created the National Enquirer, Paul grew up surrounded by a business that literally changed the tone of American pop culture.   The younger Pope's...