Robert Pioli broke his silence on the horrors of war and imprisonment in Moosberg the day he was notified that his lost dog tags from World War II were found. “There are guys that say they won’t talk about it and that talking about it brings back memories, but you never forget the feeling of a bullet flying this close past your head,” described Pio...

Performer, composer, and author John T. LaBarbera performs his original score for Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant at the Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck on October 28 at 4:00pm. LaBarbera’s score creates an emotional atmosphere through the melodic themes that are reminiscent of the Italian immigrant music published during the early 20th century. C...

L’emigrazione sarda negli Stati Uniti ed il suo portato culturale sono state portate in primo piano a Los Angeles in occasione dell’Italian Heritage Day. Ieri mattina, nella prestigiosa ricorrenza promossa dalla municipalità della capitale californiana, l’assessore regionale del Lavoro Virginia Mura è stata ricevuta con il consigliere regionale Mar...

When my grandfather first came to America, he lived in a house with his brother and his brother’s wife’s sisters and their families who had already come from Italy years before. Grandpa would later marry into that family, and I would be related by blood to everyone in that house. There were three apartments in the building, and for every holiday, t...

Domenica 14 ottobre ore 18, Il Teatro cerca Casa arriva alla Fabbrica del divertimento di Ercolano (Via Madonnelle 29), con “La Sirena di New York – Vita e mito di Gilda Mignonette”, spettacolo tratto dal romanzo “La notte non vuole venire” – uscito il 4 ottobre 2018 per Fandango Libri – del “cantascrittore” originario del Rione Santà, Alessio Aren...

In 1929, a group of Italian immigrants who had settled in the city of Washington formed a chapter of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), a fraternal association with headquarters in Pittsburgh. The group decided upon the name “Alpine Star,” a reference to the colorful mountain flower. The purpose of Alpine Star Lodge No. 9 – like mos...

Poverty was the main motivation for an Italian leaving his family and home and putting up with the hardships of traveling to America. In 1898, widespread "bread riots" plagued all of Italy, with people protesting the lack of jobs and the sudden increase in the price of wheat and bread. Other motivators were the constant political strife and the dre...

The History of Italian Immigration Museum opened in 2014 by the non-profit organization Filitalia International & Foundation 501.C.3 has been vandalized for the first time on Columbus Day, 2018. A group of vandals under the name of "End Columbus Day" sprayed the entire curbside in front of the museum with several accusations and the syllogism "Colu...

“Sono davvero lieto di poter inviare, attraverso le telecamere di “L’Italia con voi”, un saluto caloroso a tutti gli Italiani e agli amici dell’Italia che, in ogni parte del mondo, attraverso “Rai Italia” hanno la possibilità di rafforzare il legame con la vita della nostra Patria; e con la nostra, bellissima, lingua italiana”. inizia così il video...

Sometimes I’m lucky to meet great Italian Americans spread all over the country, who show their passion about Italy, their commitment about celebrating and representing the Italian American community, their loyalty to both the nations they belong to, America and Italy. Today we have with us one of these fine gentlemen, Robert J. DiBiase. Bob is the...