Trained as a pizzaiolo and baker in Naples, Gennaro Lombardi came to America when he was just 14 years old. He settled in the Little Italy section of New York City, and began to bake for a small grocery store on Spring Street. He also started to bake and sell pizzas in the back of the store. Several years later, Gennaro purchased the grocery store...

by Ron Miriello   Since viewing the John Turturro 2010 film Passione, I have been intrigued by the contradictions of Naples and, since seeing the 2011 Gianluca Migliarotti movie O'mast, I've been curious about its subject, the custom tailors of Naples.   Naples has always been and still is the bespoke tailoring center or Italy. Famili...

by Mauro Battocchi   For those who may have forgotten the meaning of Italian passion, the Viva L'Italia Gala event at the Fairmont Hotel this past Saturday served as an enthralling reminder. The energy and joy in the room was palpable, as guests enjoyed an ardent performance in support of Naples and bringing the Teatro di San Carlo to San Fr...

By Giovanni di Napoli   On Sunday (Nov. 24th) I had the great pleasure of attending Cucina della Nonna ("Grandma's Kitchen"), the first of hopefully many celebrations of Neapolitan food, family, and culture sponsored by the Federazione dell Associazioni della Campania USA.   The event included participants from several mutual aid soci...

11 Dec 2014, 6:30 PMIn collaborazione con il Napoli Film Festival, la Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della NYU offre una serata tutta dedicata a cortometraggi made in Napoli. Tutti i film saranno proiettati in italiano con sottotitoli in inglese. I titoli in programmazione sono: La tua vita per me (9 min.) di Marion Phillini; Nessuno vuole più...

Please note that this summer program is offered every other year.   2013 program dates May 14-June 14, 2013   * See the Program Schedule page for a more detailed itinerary, including information regarding travel to and from the program site.   Duke University's Departments of Classical Studies, Art and Art History, and History...

Uno è arrivato in America per amore, l'altro per amore vi è rimasto. Entrambi napoletani doc, sono i nuovi ambasciatori del made in Napoli a New York. Ingegnere il primo, chef e pizzaiolo il secondo, hanno portato alla ribalta un locale che, nomen omen, si chiama proprio Ribalta, da quasi due anni punto di riferimento degli Italiani nella Grande Me...

Simona De Rosa is the new Mediterranean jazz voice in the United States. “My Travel” is the title of her debut recording, a project conceived and developed with Gennaro Esposito. The two Neapolitan musicians met after a gig in New York City and soon decided to pay tribute to their Neapolitan roots and experiences collected in New York, Madrid...

''Il nero a metà, l'americano della nuova Napoli che sognava di veder passare la 'nuttata', il mascalzone latino, il Lazzaro felice, l'uomo in blues, il musicante on the road, il neomadrigalista, cantautore che negli anni in cui dominava il messaggio non mise mai in secondo piano la musica, pur avendo cose da dire, e che cose''. E' l'autoritratto,...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   This time the good news is worth double, not only for the opening of a new museum created in an almost unique place, but also for the city in which this is happening: Naples. A city that apparently remains motionless in the museum sector and that sometimes seem...