When: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 7:00-8:30PM - Where: Manhasset Public Library, 30 Onderdonk Avenue | Manhasset, NY 11030 To celebrate Italian Heritage Month, NOIAW’s Long Island Network cordially invites you to a book presentation by Lou Del Bianco, author of Out of Rushmore’s Shadow. Using photographs and other primary source materials to illu...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will call the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel home during the weekend of November 1-3, 2019, to celebrate its 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. Throughout this unforgettable weekend, NIAF will be celebrating its 2019 Region of Honor, Molise, along with its impressive honorees who are outstanding members of t...

Saturday May 18. 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113. When 8-year-old Lou Del Bianco finds out that his Grandpa Luigi was the Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore, his young life is instantly changed. Follow Lou’s journey as he and his Uncle Caesar make the painful discovery that Luigi is not even mentioned in the most defin...

Lou Del Bianco’s grandfather, Luigi Del Bianco, may not be a household name – but it should be. Luigi was one of the chief carvers of South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore. Today, 78 years after the national monument was completed, Lou, an author and performer from New York, is traveling the country telling the story of his grandfather. Lou contacted Sprin...

Lou Del Bianco, grandson of stone-carver Luigi Del Bianco, after 25 years of struggles convinces the authorities that it was his grandfather who carved the fine features of the four American Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, of the now famous bas-relief sculptures carved directly on Mount Rushm...

Sunday April 7, 2:30 pm. Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340. 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Contact: Jo Fusco 631-632-7444. josephine.fusco@stonybrook.edu www.stonybrook.edu/italianstudies Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Richard Nasti Seres Event: Multi-Media and Dramatic Presentation: Topic: Luigi De...