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Italian Influences on an Italian American Poet Educated in Ohio

July 2021 |
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Steven Vita’s poetry book “The Heart of Tents.” Vita is written of as “gifted” by Stephen Spender who first published W.H. Auden and whose own poetry was brought to the literati by T.S. Eliot. Indeed,...

Joey Maxim

July 2021 |
Joey Maxim, un pugile italo-americano, fu il campione del mondo dei pesi massimi leggeri dal 1949 al 1953. Nacque a Collinwood, vicino a Cleveland. Il suo vero nome era Giuseppe Antonio Berardinelli. Dopo tanti anni di allenamento, a soli 28 anni,...

A Look Back: Traveling along Abruzzo's Wine Route

July 2021 |
Happy Summer! The country is opening up and that mean it is time to get out and enjoy all the things we love. Please enjoy this article by Anne Robichaud of annesitaly.com from July 2016. Abruzzo has wonderful wines. If you know of a festival...

On the Cover: Polignano a Mare

July 2021 |
Polignano a Mare is a town in the Province of Bari, Puglia, on Italy’s southern Adriatic coast. Arguably one of the most romantic spots in the region, it is a craggy slice of land with several caves that has seen its fair share of invaders...

A Look Back: My Love Affair with Sicily

June 2021 |
As we begin to get back to a sense of normalcy, I want to share this article from June 2014 about Sicily and just how beautiful it is written by Margie Longano Miklas. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. As things start to open back up and events...

On the Cover: Festa della Repubblica

June 2021 |
Each year on the 2nd of June, Italy celebrates the Festa della Repubblica (Festival of the Republic). The day, similar to Independence Day in the U.S. and other countries, commemorates the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage in...

The Personal Journey of Robert De Niro, Sr. (1922-1993)

June 2021 |
Robert De Niro, Sr. fu un pittore italo-americano. Visse a New York. Ebbe un talento naturale per dipingere e così, a 17 anni, si iscrisse nelle classi d'arte dedicate solamente agli alunni più bravi. Imparò gli stili degli artisti tedeschi come...

A Look Back: Gratitude For My Heritage

May 2021 |
 May is here and we have some nice weather on the way. We also take time to celebrate La Gazzetta Italiana’s 30th birthday! The newspaper has experienced many changes since inception, but one thing has always stayed the same: our commitment to...

On the Cover: Infiorata

May 2021 |
Every year, throughout May and June, the streets of Italian towns transform into beautiful, colorful pageants of flowers. During Infiorata, Italian streets are carpeted with flower petals in displays of incredible artistry. Literally meaning...
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