Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

Italian Americans may not set off Guinness-fueled celebrations every St. Paddy's Day like Irish Americans, or serve as an excuse for margarita madness on Cinco de Mayo like Mexican Americans. But with their heaping plates of spaghetti and meatballs, mobster flicks, and the unfortunate reality TV show "Jersey Shore," Italian Americans are a critical...

On Sunday November 18, at 1:30, to celebrate the “Garment Workers of New Haven” exhibit now on permanent display at the New Haven Labor Center on 267 Chapel Street, New Haven, I'll be giving at talk, "Toil and Triumph: Italian American Women in the Sweatshops of New Haven." This will be followed by a walking tour of the actual working sites of New...

Saturday June 2, 4pm - 6 pm EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. Double author event celebrating two Italian American communities. Anthony Riccio - From Italy to the North End. Taken together, the photographs in From Italy to the North End document the arc of the Italian American experience on both sides of the Atlantic. Stephanie Longo -...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a collective exhibition “ITALIANITÀ: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity.” The exhibition features celebrated artists Joseph Stella, Ralph Fasanella, Italo Scanga, Leo Politi, Paolo Soleri, Luigia Martelloni, Cynthia Minet, and Robert Peluce, among others. In the arts, t...

Chef Silvio passed away on Wednesday, November 22nd at home surrounded by his family and friends. Here is in 2010 making homemade pasta at Cafe Allegre. Silvio was just a good, decent Italian American who wanted nothing other than to take care of his family, his friends, and anyone who needed help. True to his Italian roots, he always welcomed the...

Anthony V. Riccio recently presented photographs from his book From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982.   The book documents the arc of the Italian American immigration experience with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in Boston’s North End during the 1970’s...

An Italian-American New Haven author has done it again. He has just released his latest book on immigrant life in America, capturing the past, which is so important for the future. The book is entitled “From Italy to the North End.” Anthony Ricco traced his roots from Italy to the north end of Boston, where his relatives settled with others. A town...