Friday October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. For the travelers coming to Sicily on the Grand Tour, the encounter with the luxuriant vegetation of the Mediterranean was as aesthetically and emotionally moving as the sight of the classical ruins they had come to view, an encounter that was almost always enhan...

Mysterious Italian author Elena Ferrante will soon release a new novel — her first since 2014, when she published the last instalment of the four Neapolitan novels that made her a global literary star. That quartet, which followed two girls growing up in a poor neighbourhood of Naples during the 20th century, was praised by critics for its striking...

Tuesday, October 22 • 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now. Sharing chants, rhythms, and sacred songs, accompanied by 12 audio tracks, Alessandra Belloni details how she uses these therapeutic musical practices to heal women and men and shows how these practices can be us...

As every year, on the occasion of the second Monday of October and of the celebrations of Columbus Day, We the Italians publishes an interview dedicated to Christopher Columbus. It's one of the ways we have to keep the focus on a theme that we care a lot about, which is also the only one on where we strongly and openly take sides on: defending Colo...

On Nov. 19, award-winning chef, author and television personality Lidia Matticchio Bastianich will return to Milwaukee to celebrate the release of her new cookbook, "Felidia: Recipes from My Flagship Restaurant." Ever since it opened its doors on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1981, Felidia has been revered as one of the best Italian restaurants in...

Sarà presentato venerdì prossimo, 11 ottobre, alle 18.30 presso l’Aula Consiliare del Comune di Cava de’ Tirreni, in provincia di Salerno, il nuovo romanzo che si misura con la scottante tematica dell’emigrazione di ritorno di Giuseppe Foscari, dal titolo “L’Americana”, edito dalla Marlin, la casa editrice di Tommaso e Sante Avagliano. “L’Americana...

Award-winning actress and playwright Isabella Ragonese will bring us on an emotional journey in between literature and theater featuring some of the greatest Italian authors like - Andrea Camilleri, Elsa Morante, Goffredo Parise, Nicola Ammaniti, Pier Vittorio Tondelli, and others.. “On a Solitary Beach” evokes the Italian coasts, the sea, the tran...

Saturday October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS - 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113. The sequel to Carmela Cattuti’s first novel, Between the Cracks, this story invites the reader to accompany Angela Lanza as she builds her life in America during the first half of the 20th century. A Sicilian immigrant, Angela manages to assimilate into the so...

The scene was familiar, hauntingly so. Italian authorities stood over a crowd of young men huddled on the ground. Their guns and their uniforms accorded them the power to keep these men fixed into place. Scenes such as this are recognizable as iconic images of Italy’s current crisis of migration and detention. They circulate widely in today’s media...

When: Friday, October 25th at 6pm - Where: talian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 - What: Presentation by translator Francesca Spedalieri of the book, "mPalermu: Dancers and Other Plays," (2019, Swan Isle Press), by Emma Dante. Presented in collaboration with the University of Illinois Chicago on the occasion of the 1...