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My Spencerian Milestone

(07 05 2020) Jerry Krase

Remembering my first grandchild in a time of plague reminds me of how grateful I should be for what I've had, and still have.

Calabrian Easter Bread, Key Ingredients, and Sensorial Transnational Connections

(02 04 2018) Joan L Saverino

Muccellatu, in regional language, is the word for the Easter bread made in San Giovanni in Fiore, Calabria, made distinct by, ananzu, wild anise seed. The author discusses the...

Maestra Melina at 100: A Lace Maker in Calabria, Italy

(29 01 2018) Joan L Saverino

This is the story of a Calabrian 100 year old lace maker of local renown, her social legacy as a teacher in a small village near Gioia Tauro, and her niece’s own lace making...

Pitta ‘Mpigliata: A Calabrian Christmas Pastry in Diaspora

(18 12 2017) Joan L Saverino

Pitta ‘mpigliata is an example of an iconic Calabrian Christmas pastry’s evolution and its persistence into a global diasporic network.

La pace degli Dei

(13 01 2016) Peppe Voltarelli

La pace degli Dei

Peppe Voltarelli, an artist-in-residence in New York City.

(11 11 2012) Joseph Sciorra

Exploring "The Voyage, the Forefathers, Belonging."

Il Signore è grande

(08 01 2012) Peppe Voltarelli

Il Signore è grande

Festivals: the Preservation of Culture

(20 08 2010) Chiara Montalto

Festivals are often overlooked as simple events to get your funnel cake fix. But they're often much more than that, especially when culture is concerned.

Giuseppe Gagliardi and Peppe Voltarelli Take San Diego

(08 11 2009) Pasquale Verdicchio

Film maker Giuseppe Gagliardi and actor/musician Peppe Voltarelli visit the San Diego Italian Film Festival in occasion of the screening of their film, La vera leggenda di Tony...

"The Africans Will Probably Save Italy"

(14 05 2009) George De Stefano

Saviano hails the “forgotten courage” of immigrants

I’ll Have Some Pancetta with My Mob Reference, Please

(06 01 2009) Laura E. Ruberto

With Leon Panetta’s potential return to Washington, comes a new focus on his Italian connections.

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