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Leonardo da Vinci's Impact 500 Years Later

May 2018 |
This year on May 2 marks the 499th year after the death of Leonardo da Vinci. A famous painter, writer, inventor, architect, and more, da Vinci is known to be one of the most influential figures of the Italian Renaissance. Even today, his artwork...

Natalie Herbick

April 2018 |
In a fun and intriguing segment on Cleveland’s FOX 8 News, the news anchors each took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. Their results were revealed live during the broadcast, much to the delight of both the anchors and the viewers. Natalie...

Actor, Director Danny DeVito Receives Recognition at L.A. Italia Fest

April 2018 |
Italian American actor, director, and producer Danny DeVito received the 2018 Jack Valenti Legend Award during the Los Angeles Italia Fest. The festival took place in early March, and numerous individuals of Italian descent were honored throughout...

Carmen Cozza: Hall of Fame Coach, Husband, Father, Proud Italian American,1930-2018

March 2018 |
Carmen “Carm” Cozza, allenatore di football che in 32 anni ha portato Yale a conquistare 10 titoli nel campionato della Ivy League, si è spento all’età di 87 anni. Nato a Parma da immigrati calabresi, ha allenato i Bulldog dal 1965 al 1996 ed è...

Carlo Cassola and Italian Literature of the 20th Century

March 2018 |
Carlo Cassola must certainly be included among the great writers of 20th century Italian literature. He was born in Rome on March 17, 1917 and died in Montecarlo on January 29, 1987. His style, known as ermetismo, is characterized by a lack of...

August A. Napoli Jr.

February 2018 |
August A. Napoli Jr. è stato nominato presidente e CEO dello United Way of Greater Cleveland. Napoli si era in precedenza distinto nel ruolo di vicedirettore del Cleveland Museum of Art. Nipote di immigrati calabresi giunti negli Stati Uniti alla...

The Sauce Man

November 2017 |
Some people remember their ancestors by sharing stories over family dinners or at gatherings. Others write books. Some focus on preserving their heritage by researching, collecting and piecing together their entire family tree. And some make sauce....

Cleveland: "The BBQ Capital of the Northcoast"

October 2017 |
Quando si pensa a Cleveland, non molti la associano immediatamente con l’arte del barbeque, ma Greg Rempe, conduttore del programma “The BBQ Central Show”, la pensa diversamente tanto da averla affettuosamente definita “la capitale del BBQ della...

Tribute to Paul Sciria. November 3, 1928 - June 23, 2017

August 2017 |
I’ve had the privilege of knowing Paul most of my 39 years of life as he was a friend of my fathers. His passing marks the coming of an end to an era of men who were respected for their hard work and dedication to their family. In today’s society...
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