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The Life of Bobby Darin

July 2020 |
Bobby Darin was an extraordinary Italian American singer, songwriter and actor. Darin is one of the most prolific entertainers of all time. He performed pop, rock, jazz, and folk music.  Darin was born on May 14, 1936 in Manhattan's East...

The Policeman Who Might Be a Saint

July 2020 |
With police brutality in focus around the world, one priest says it is important to remember a policeman who might one day be declared a saint: Vice-Sergeant Salvo D'Acquisto, an Italian policeman who gave his life for those he had sworn to...

Michael Bublé

July 2020 |
Michael Bublé è un cantante molto popolare, nacque in Canada ma nel 2005, diventò un cittadino italiano. Siccome il cognome è francese, molte persone pensano che lui sia francese, ma in realtà è italiano. I suoi nonni paterni furono di Istria, una...

A Look Back: The Bridges of Rome and Venice

July 2020 |
We are sad that we are still unable to travel to Italy. Family vacations have been postponed or cancelled. Relatives planning on visiting family in the States have had to change their plans. Even though we cannot visit Italy right now, we still...

A Look Back: My Love Affair with Sicily

June 2020 |
In a time where travel is slow and a trip to Sicily seems such a faraway dream, I wanted to take a look back at a favorite travel article of mine. In a wonderful coincidence, Margie Longano Miklas’ travel guide, “My Amalfi Coast Love Affair” is on...

Living La Dolce Vita In Lockdown

June 2020 |
Quest’articolo spiega come una persona può continuare la dolce vita anche se in quarantena. L’autrice da dei suggerimenti su come possiamo imitare un po' della dolce vita italiana nei nostri giorni. Il primo suggerimento è creare un album delle...

Italians Become Creative During the Shut Down

June 2020 |
Italians have stoically followed the directives of their regional governments to stay at home since early March.  Businesses depending on tourism were critically hurt when the world stopped traveling. However, Italians have become very...

From Cashmere to Protective Masks

June 2020 |
Christmas gifts for our family members have often been wool or cashmere sweaters purchased at the outlet store at Novella Confezioni in the valley below Assisi. At Novella Confezioni, Monia Mancinelli, daughter of Novella, the founder of Novella...

Popular Italian Novels for English Readers

June 2020 |
In 2017, Kazabo Publishing was established, translating best-selling books from other countries into English. Although its mission “is to find best-selling books from around the world,” currently, most of the books it has published are from Italian...
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