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IAWA-West Welcomes Canadian author Caterina Edwards and Fred Misurella on Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ Cornelia St. Cafe

(14 06 2015) IAWA .

Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West...

iawa-West presents Maria Lisella and Frank Messina on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Cornelia St. Cafe

(21 12 2014) IAWA .

The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) authors Maria Lisella and poet and performance artist, Frank Messina on Saturday, January 17 at Cornelia St. Café, 29 Cornelia St....

iawa Presents Suzanne Petito and Michael Trocchia on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Cornelia St. Cafe

(30 10 2014) IAWA .

The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) presents writers Suzanne Petito and Michael Trocchia on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at the Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia St.,...

Agriland, a New Italian Reality

(18 07 2012) Riccardo Costa

It's called Agriland. This 'new world' is a business founded by Giacomo Maggiaro, which aims to promote, import and distribute Italian specialties in North America.

IAWA: Buscemi Reads The Interrogation; Montalto Shares A Brooklyn Love Story on Sat., Feb. 11, 2012

(01 02 2012) IAWA .

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents a lively evening that will include a bilingual reading of Capuana's The Interrogation and...

The Man Who Played Judas

(26 09 2010) Joseph Sciorra

In Search of an Italian-American Actor.

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.

Why The Stage Name, Tony Denison?

(06 06 2010) Darrell Fusaro

Tony Denison, born Anthony John Sarrero, speaks candidly about his Italian heritage, his mom's sage advice about the neighborhood gangsters and how he became, "Tony Denison."

Ricordando Vincenzo Ancona

(23 02 2010) Joseph Sciorra

Poet, visual artist, raconteur, singer, immigrant laborer, friend.

An Epic of Mediterranean Culture

(22 12 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Sixty-six years ago, the Museum of Modern Art exhibited a Sicilian-American bootblack’s decorated shoeshine kit, contributing to the museum director’s eventual dismissal.

"C'è la luna": Anatomy of an Italian-American "Folk" Song

(14 06 2008) Joseph Sciorra

An Italian-American standard turns out to have a convoluted history that belies the simplistic label “folk song.”

Gino Vitale, Brooklyn developer and shrine builder.

(29 03 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Brooklyn developer Gino Vitale adapts the centuries old edicole sacre (devotional shrines) to his newly constructed buildings.

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