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Advice From Nick (Niccolò Machiavelli) to the U.S. Presidential Candidates

Advice From Nick (Niccolò Machiavelli) to the U.S. Presidential Candidates

Posted On: February 16, 2016

Imagine a person so revered his tombstone has these words inscribed on it: “To so great a name, [...]

Christmas Dinners, Italian Americans and Etiquette

Christmas Dinners, Italian Americans and Etiquette

Posted On: January 12, 2016

During the holidays, many images passed before me on the computer screen.  I’m sure you’ve seen them too.  [...]

IL TEATRO DEI PUPI (PUPPET THEATER)

IL TEATRO DEI PUPI (PUPPET THEATER)

Posted On: December 05, 2015

As generations of Italian-Americans pass away, with them go the traditions that may never be replicated again.  One [...]

Viva Boccaccio!

Viva Boccaccio!

Posted On: October 30, 2015

I was rearranging things in my office the other day and came across my copy of Giovanni Boccaccio’s [...]

Celebrations of Italian Identity

Celebrations of Italian Identity

Posted On: April 29, 2015

Celebrations of Identity All over the United States celebrations of Italian identity are being held every single month [...]

A Cherished Memory – Easter in the Land of My Ancestors, Molfetta (Bari), Italy.

A Cherished Memory – Easter in the Land of My Ancestors, Molfetta (Bari), Italy.

Posted On: April 01, 2015

When I reached 40 years of age, I started to witness changes in physical appearance, marital status and [...]

Italian Prisoners of War in the United States

Italian Prisoners of War in the United States

Posted On: March 10, 2015

As the years pass, 68 to be exact, the memories of WWII fade further and further away. Unfortunately, [...]

Ascolta, Hollywood!

Ascolta, Hollywood!

Posted On: February 26, 2015

Hollywood and Italian women; where are they?  In general, the world has learned much about the character of [...]

For the Cuisine of Europe, and a lot more… Thank Columbus

For the Cuisine of Europe, and a lot more… Thank Columbus

Posted On: February 01, 2015

We have much to thank Columbus for, although in the U.S. there seems to be a trend to [...]

Food! Glorious food! Italians are what they eat.

Food! Glorious food! Italians are what they eat.

Posted On: January 13, 2015

Many of us have just celebrated the Christmas holidays and have tasted the delights of the season. Of [...]

Italians and Music – Perfect Together

Italians and Music – Perfect Together

Posted On: December 22, 2014

Italians and music; they are inseparable.   Throughout the millennia Italians have been devoted to music and their love [...]

The Italian Christmas

The Italian Christmas

Posted On: December 12, 2014

It’s the Christmas season in America and the craziness has begun.  Stores are decorated with the customary red [...]