History & culture

The Italian Obsession with Food: A New Exhibition at Venezia Mestre

September 2022 |
"It will be spaghetti, I swear, which will unite Italy." - Garibaldi For the first time in almost three years, Venice will be back to its usual saturation point with tourists this summer, assisted by the latest Biennale spectacular. But, if you...

Growing Up with Clelia: Parlacce o Parolacce

September 2022 |
The unique life story of an Italian immigrant and her delicious original recipes. Quest'articolo parla dei ricordi della scrittrice di quando era ragazzina e sua mamma le diceva cose in italiano. Ad esempio, quando lei faceva qualcosa di brutto,...

Potentially Dangerous

September 2022 |
Award-winning actor/ director John Turturro joins The Russo Brothers and director Zach Baliva as the executive producer on the project prior to the international debut of their new groundbreaking feature documentary "Potentially Dangerous" at the...

Italy, as Told by Shakespeare

September 2022 |
What made Italy the land of numerous plays by Shakespeare? Approximately one-third of his plays take place on the peninsula. Shakespeare’s work is immortalized, and his expressive writing has had a noteworthy influence on the English language, but...

“La Cucina di Clelia," an Excerpt

August 2022 |
The unique life story of an Italian immigrant and her delicious original recipes. Why Doesn’t Someone Write My Story? “Why doesn’t someone write my story?” my mom has often said in the presence of her daughters. One of us had to take on this...

Italian Realism

August 2022 |
L’articolo parla di Luigi Capuano, uno scrittore italiano. Capuano è conosciuto anche per il suo libro scritto nel 1902, “Delitto Ideale”. Il libro è una raccolta di novelle. Scrisse anche dei saggi, quando fu un giornalista e teorico del movimento...

NIAF on Campus

August 2022 |
The NIAF on Campus Program brings together Italian American students who are active in their college’s Italian clubs to promote the success of Italian organizations on university campuses across the nation and create a stronger Italian American...

A Family Portrait and the Story It Tells

August 2022 |
The old saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words” can literally apply to my vintage Leto family portrait (circa 1923). Therefore, you might say this famiglia photo of my Italian immigrant grandparents and their second-generation children...

From the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli: A Recognition from the U.S.

July 2022 |
La scrittrice descrive il suo programma per andare in italia con le sue nipoti. Lei descrive il suo itinerario che include un po’ di tutto – visitare musei, fare shopping, e mangiare. Fanno un corso per imparare a fare la pizza margherita ed...
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