Sunday, December 14, 4 pm - 7 pm Piazza d'Italia - Lafayette Street, New Orleans 70130 Tickets: www.americanitalianculturalcenter.com The American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) presents a concert series in the Piazza d'Italia! In celebration of the holidays, the concert will feature classic Christmas music performed by Phillip Ma...

by Larry Martin   "I'm looking for old photos of Italian shoemaker shops in Baltimore between 1910-1940. If anyone has any, please contact me, or email photos to larry_hilde@yahoo.com. As an aside, my grandfather came to the U.S. from Sicily through the port of New Orleans in 1905 and eventually made his way to Baltimore. I was in New Orlea...

This year's IASA conference, Italian American Identity Politics (New Orleans Marriott, October 3-5, 2013) examines the politics of the identifying term "Italian American" from multiple perspectives and in different time periods. The evocation of "Italian American" for political purposes and agendas has a varied history, e.g., to combat anti-Italian...

by Jodie Morgan   A million years ago, a fresh faced 20-something and a curly headed 30-something walked into an Italian grocery in the heart of New Orleans and ordered a muffaletta. Hand in hand, those two love birds shared a wheel of Italian delight stuffed with salty, rich cured meats and cheeses and oozing with a briny olive salad....

Italy's Adelio Lattuada, a leading glassworking machinery manufacturer, will be a gold level sponsor of the GPAD 2014 Glass Processing Automation Days in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 20-21, 2014 at the JW Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. GPAD is a two-day event to educate the glass companies on how advanced machinery and software technology...

Two Italian favorites are teaming up as Top Chef fan-favorite Fabio Viviani joins Columbus Foods for its "Meat Up" food truck tour, inviting Americans to explore the simple Italian goodness of premium salumi and deli meats.   They're hitting the road this April and May, spending a week each in Scottsdale, Salt Lake, Boston, New York Metro an...

The great American Italian restaurant has changed in style probably more than any other genre of restaurant over the past several decades.   Even as recently as 50 years ago, the term "Italian restaurant" conjured images of red and white checkered tablecloths, carafes of middling chianti, and a red sauce-heavy menu with classics like chicken...

By Sue Strachan The Piazza D'Italia in downtown New Orleans was a fitting setting for the Italian-American Marching Club Pre-Parade Celebration on Sunday, March 9. The Piazza was built in 1978 to commemorate Italian immigrant contributions to New Orleans.   The sunny skies and spring-like temperatures, no doubt, added to the joyful atmosphe...

by Daniel Dentico   That little slice of Italy depicted in a downtown New Orleans plaza is getting makeover. The Piazza D'Italia opened in 1978 and was designed to highlight the contributions of the Italian-American community in New Orleans.   Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the city is set to spend $280.000 into the plaza for a major reno...

  WTI Magazine #30    2014 May, 15Author : Bette Cadwell      Translation by:   From pictures of an early 1900's wedding held at St Mary's in the French Quarter, to the fresh catch-of -the-day being peddled at the French Market, the contributions of Italian Americans are embedded in the fabric of New Orleans.