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Lidia Bastianich Writes a Christmas Story

(07 12 2010) Michele Scicolone

Acclaimed chef, author and television personality Lidia Bastianich has written a Christmas story for children with recipes.

Te Piace ‘o Presepe?!?

(27 11 2010) Marina Melchionda

“The moment has come to talk about a typical Neapolitan tradition, the Presepio. At its center there is a cave, all around which there are ever-green treens and shrubs. In and...

Wise Men Melchior and Balthazar banned in northern Italian city.

(03 01 2010) Joseph Sciorra

A story about racism in contemporary Italy so absurd it could be true.

Radical Italian American Christmas Cards

(24 12 2009) Laura E. Ruberto

Thinking about next year’s holiday cards, I turn to the leftist artists, Tina Modotti and Pietro di Donato.

The Meanings of Christmas Present

(23 12 2009) Jerry Krase

Decorating for Christmas can say a lot more about people than the words they use to talk about it. These are some of the things I saw around me during the day before Christmas and...

An entry from The Encyclopedia of Imagined Italian-Americana

(13 12 2009) Joseph Sciorra

The lost Christmas special of "The Honeymooners" with an Italian-American theme, from the Imaginarium of Joey Skee.


(05 12 2009) Michele Scicolone

For many Italians, it would not seem like Christmas without struffoli.

“Ti abbraccio teneramente,” Christmas from Prison

(24 12 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

A selection of Antonio Gramsci’s Christmas letters from prison.

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