History & culture

"Here In Cerchio: Letters to an Italian Immigrant"

October 2021 |
Shortly after I came to Cleveland more than a decade ago, I began volunteering at the Western Reserve Historical Society. I worked with Curator of Italian American History Pamela Dorazio Dean translating a batch of letters which had been donated by...

Rosabella del Molise: A Song of Love and Optimism

October 2021 |
When the fascist movement seized power in Italy in the 1920s and continued under the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini during WWII, Italian music and culture suffered. During these years, much of the music, art and culture were primarily of a...

"Education News, Research, and Cultural Insights” by Al Bruno

October 2021 |
Author Al Bruno is a regular contributor to La Gazzetta Italiana. He frequently introduces us to remarkable Italian Americans, many originally from the Buffalo, NY area. Al is a teacher and writer and has been reporting on education news and...

From the Italian American Press: "Italians Swindled to New York"

October 2021 |
Before the unification of Italy with Rome as its capitol in 1871, the immigrants who arrived in America were highly skilled in trades admired by the Americans. Italian culture had been embraced by Thomas Jefferson who visited Italy in 1787, long...

Celebrate Your Italian Heritage with "Thirty-One Days of Italians"

October 2021 |
Every year since 2007, “Thirty-One Days of Italians” has provided a list of accomplished Italian Americans and Italians to honor for each day in October, Italian American Heritage Month. On the website, thirtyonedaysofitalians.com, more than 70...

From Casa Guidi Windows: The Brownings in Florence

October 2021 |
Quest’articolo descrive Firenze nel 19esimo secolo. La città di Firenze fu una città descritta in parecchi libri di vari autori inglesi che espatriarono a Firenze dall'Inghilterra. Alcuni degli scrittori e poeti più conosciuti furono: Charles...

Trailblazing Leadership, Record Growth & Digital Unveiling Define ISDA 45

September 2021 |
Robust financial and membership growth, trendsetting digital initiatives, and the reelection of Basil Russo were just a few highlights from ISDA's 45th National Biennial Convention.Ninety-one years have passed since ISDA was founded, 45 National...

Artist Timothy Schmalz Honors Dante

September 2021 |
For over 25 years, Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz has been sculpting large scale sculptures. He is a figurative artist with his pieces installed worldwide. Some of his most reputed pieces are installed in historical churches in Rome and at the...

100 Days of Dante

September 2021 |
This September 14 will be the 700th anniversary of the death of the greatest poet of western literature, Dante Alighieri.  The claim of Dante's position in literature is more than the assertions of an Italophile. Eric Auerbach, the author of...
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