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June 1, 2010

Un Altra Volta

Renata Conte
Renata Conte
Saying "Salve" Doesn't Make One Italian

We started out the day as Italians

September 21, 2009

This is Gonna be Harder Than I Thought

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A Trip to the Old Neighboorhood

Another attempt at bonding with my fellow Italian-Americans

July 10, 2009

Yearning for Commonality

Renata Conte
Renata Conte
In Siena ordering dinner; Food the greatest Italian Commonality

Commonalities on the surface, jealousies underneath, not conducive to our mainstreaming or to our recognition of a cultural identity.

March 12, 2009

You go Girl!

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My First foray into the endearing work of Adriana Trigiani

Author, Filmaker, Comedian, Italian-American most of all

November 14, 2008

Mind The Gap

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My g-local son. Living in Siena with a Long Island baseball t-shirt on.

An Eye-opener Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

October 28, 2008

Italian Movies In My Own Backyard

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A Film Festival worth attending for all ages

The new Italy and the movies that generate out of it address new concerns........

August 21, 2008

Ancora Mezza Via

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Natale 2007

Per te Babbo

June 4, 2008

Salve, Ciao (“Chee-ow”)

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A FIAT 600 ad of the 1960s

Our Fiat Seicento was the only one of its kind on my block. My parents told me that we drive this car because it “comes from Italy, like Daddy”...

April 24, 2008

The Hyphen Is There To Fill The Void

Renata Conte

I initiate my blog by posting my entry to the digital witness contest, for which I am proud to say, earned me a first place prize. It’s an overview of the many, many experiences...

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