International Opera Theater’s 15th world premiere Italian opera: “Sacco e Vanzetti: gli uomini e chi li amava (“Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men and Those Who Loved Them”) will take place in Teatro Comunale “Accademia degli Avvaloranti”, Citta’ della Pieve, Italy on August, 24, 25, 26, 2018. Our opera has 8 roles for professional opera singers and 14 ro...

Una strada di Napoli verrà intitolata a Nicola Sacco e Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Lo ha deciso e annunciato oggi la giunta del capoluogo campano presieduta dal sindaco Luigi De Magistris, che ha approvato la delibera e ha individuato la strada: si tratta di una via del quartiere di San Giovanni a Teduccio, che in precedenza era denominata ‘Traversa Colon...

The Sisters of Saint Joseph held a memorial ceremony on the 90th anniversary of the executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti at the Sinai Temple on Wednesday evening. Sacco and Vanzetti, Italian immigrants who were convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the armed robbery of a South Braintree business in 1920, were executed...

The story of Sacco and Vanzetti is one of the most important and famous stories regarding the Italian American experience. Even in Italy, where unfortunately usually what happened to our fellow Italians who went to America seems not to bother much, these two Italians are well known, even if probably not many know exactly for what. On August 23, 192...

A little over a century ago, two southern Italian men, like thousands of their impoverished brethren, moved to the Boston area to work as shoemakers, settling in the then-leather capital of the New World.   One was trained in the art of handcrafting leather in Italy; the other learned the piecemeal production-line technique of edge-trimming....

di Paolo Russo   Sparite da trent'anni sono di nuovo visibili le riprese datate 28 agosto 1927, quando a Boston furono sepolti i due anarchici italiani uccisi da un processo-farsa. Una storia infinita e complessa, resa ancora più attuale dalle tragiche migrazioni dell'era globale. Ora la pellicola restaurata è arrivata in Italia.   So...

The 2006 documentary "Sacco and Vanzetti" brings to life the story of two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. Produced by Peter Miller and Editor Amy Linton, the film presents interviews with researchers and historians of the lives of Nicola Sacco a...

  WTI Magazine #71    2015 October, 30Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by: Giulia Carletti   The apparently common lives of the anarchists Ferdinando Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were thoroughly intertwined within a storyline, which became symbol of an unsuccessfully exposed injustice. In 1920s, Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested, tried,...

EIGHTY-SEVEN years ago, Italian immigrants Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed in the state prison in Charlestown. The two men, self-avowed anarchists, had been convicted in the April 1920 robbery murder of two men at the Slater & Morrill shoe factory in South Braintree — paymaster Frederick A. Parmenter and his guard, Alessandro...

Saturday, August 23rd, in Boston, the 87th anniversary of the execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti will be remembered. Sacco and Vanzetti were Italian immigrants and committed anarchists whose trial is regarded as one of the great miscarriages of justice in American history. Calling attention to the continued repression of immigrants a...