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June 11, 2016

A Conversation with Laura Campisi, Sicilian Jazz Musician

Chiara Montalto
Laura Campisi
Laura Campisi, Italian Jazz- creating a bridge between contemporary Italy and the US Monday, June 13, 2016 7-9PM ($12 Cover) Zinc Bar 82 W.3rd St, NYC

I recently got to know Laura Campisi, a wonderful musician from Palermo, who now lives in New York. Laura is an award winning songwriter and jazz singer. She performs a wide range...

September 27, 2015

Thoughts and Reflections on Pope Francis in New York

Chiara Montalto
Gillian Camille Winn
Thoughts on Pope Francis in New York City

Reflections on Papa Francesco in New York City

May 14, 2015

A Conversation with Laura Caparotti about the In Scena! Italian Theatre Festival

Chiara Montalto
Sharon Shuur
Laura Caparotti, third from left, and the In Scena! actors

A conversation with Laura Caparotti, artistic director of Kairos Italy Theatre and founder of the In Scena! Italian Theatre Festival

November 24, 2014

HUNGRY FOR LOVE: A Conversation about Food, Cinema & Amore!

Chiara Montalto
HUNGRY FOR LOVE Kickstarter Campaign Video

It’s almost Thanksgiving, Christmas is around the corner, the Holidays are here! What better time to sit down and talk food, cinema and amore with two of my dearest friends,...

September 8, 2011

The Never Forgotten Face

Chiara Montalto

A reflection on 09/11

August 20, 2010

Festivals: the Preservation of Culture

Chiara Montalto
Kristian Campana
Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland

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.

January 16, 2010

An Unexamined "Culture"

Chiara Montalto
Anti-Guido shirts on sale at Long Island's anti-Guido resistance website

What is this guido thing? Is it pure caricature put on us by the outside world, or do we have an active part in it? Is it lifestyle or demeaning stereotype? A (former Guido)...

October 10, 2009

A Conversation with the Creative Team Behind "Beyond Wiseguys: Italian- Americans and the Movies"

Chiara Montalto

"Beyond Wiseguys: Italian – Americans and the Movies” Reaches a Wider Audience Via Teachers Guide and One-Time Only Screening

August 6, 2009

Justin Ambrosino's "The 8th Samurai" eligible for Oscar Nomination

Chiara Montalto
The 8th Samurai - The Trailer

Justin Ambrosino's "The 8th Samurai" eligible for Academy Awards!

June 3, 2009

A Conversation with Justin Ambrosino

Chiara Montalto
Justin Ambrosino
Trailer for "The 8th Samurai"

Several years ago, in a writing group at the Calandra Institute, I got to know a young film director named Justin Ambrosino.

September 1, 2008

Thoughts on Resurrection, Reinvention and Madonna

Chiara Montalto

My own private reinvention

July 20, 2008

A Conversation with Andrea Lodovichietti

Chiara Montalto

A Conversation with Andrea Lodovichietti, director of "Sotto Il Mio Giardino"

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