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IAWA's Ethnic Encounters with Canadian Italians, Wednesday April 18 at Cornelia St. Cafe

(18 04 2012) IAWA .

Since 1991, the organization has given voice to writers through its Open Reading series at Cornelia St. Café every month. The three rules of IAWA: Read each other, Write or be...

Seeing Cities Change: Shameless Promotion of My Books Part I

(02 04 2012) Jerry Krase

Seeing Cities Change is one of two of my recently published books that deal in large part with Italy and Italian America.

A Discarded Photograph Encapsulates the American Dream

(11 12 2011) Darrell Fusaro

The man's smile was irresistible. I had to pick up the photograph.

Blood, TV and Tears

(07 12 2011) Judith Harris

“Blood and tears” was what Premier Mario Monti warned would be in store for angst- and debt-ridden Italy, and so it is, with a prime time TV turn thrown in for good measure....

"Who Loves You, Baby?" A show you shouldn't miss.

(08 08 2011) Darrell Fusaro

I rarely write theatre reviews but when I do it’s because I had such a great time I want to make sure all my friends don’t miss out. This is one of those shows. Starring...

Get the Best of Both Worlds: Rome & Los Angeles (or Here & Hereafter). All For Just $5,000US!

(28 06 2011) Darrell Fusaro

Last week I met my friend Mike Dugan in downtown Los Angeles to see his new place. It only cost him $5,000 and it is literally - to die for!

Treading the Muddy Political Waters

(25 06 2011) Judith Harris

Voting in three separate elections this May and June, Italians gave a black eye to the center-right government headed by the London Economist’s favorite Italian politician,...

The Art of Singing Verdi. A Lecture by Fred Plotkin

(01 03 2011) Julian Sachs

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (NYU) began its celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Italian Unification with a lecture on the art of singing the works of Giuseppe Verdi,...

My Trip To The Old Country

(11 05 2010) Johnny DeCarlo

I was transported into a paradise

Back in the Saddle with Silvio

(30 03 2010) Judith Harris

“We have given the left a lesson,” Berlusconi trumpeted from Rome Monday evening. Meanwhile, Umberto Bossi's populist right-wing, anti-immigrant Northern League will now...

Italy. Slouching into the New Decade

(05 01 2010) Judith Harris

Behind distracting and futile political catfights, real problems hurtle toward Italy, no less than other countries, but with a few specifically Italian aggravating factors

Italian/American Trial Styles

(12 12 2009) Jerry Krase

The recent trials and tribulations of American-Italian Amanda Fox, and Italian Americans John A. "Junior" Gotti, and Joseph Bruno raise some important questions about the...

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