- DECEMBER 2013 -
- Native Americans
- Apulian Americans
- Italian Monuments
in New York
- New York - New York
- Italian American World
- Let’s Eat Italian
- New York Exhibitions
- The beautiful West
“Angels and saints in Chicago and Baltimora” Cultural exchanges between the University of Bari and the USby Raffaele Nigro Scholars from the Department of Antiquity Studies took part in the convention of the Society of Biblical Literature and held conferences and meetings.
Writer Raffaele Nigro tells of his mission to the States and notes his impressions of the New World.
“Here they flee upwards, in a race to see who can grow the tallest cement. The beauty, in fact, apart from the multi-ethnicity, lies in the height of the blocks, in the metaphysical geometry and obviously in a variegated democracy, varying from State to State” December 2013
by Sergio D’Amaro Per non dimenticarli, a book by Maria Schiena which has just come out, reconstructs the story of the 140 Italian soldiers fallen or missing in action who came originally from San Marco in Lamis (Foggia).
Large-scale History told by aiming the objective at a small tile in the mosaic November 2013
by Sergio D’Amaro Whispering tides, the surprising narrative debut by journalist Guido Mattioni.
From the success of the ebook (published by the American Smashwords house) to the book (in English and Italian) the story of an Italian in America seeking an “elsewhere” to get over a great sorrow September 2013
by Sergio D’Amaro Alexander Stille’ latest book, The Force of Things, reconstructs the history of his father, Ugo, a legendary reporter and editor in chief of the Corriere della Sera.
Born into a Jewish-Russian family, he was later an Italian in America, where he met his wife, the American Elizabeth Bogert, at a party given by Truman Capote.
The great vicissitudes of the time against the background of their marriage April 2013
by Flavia Pankiewicz Consul James Rodriguez, in charge of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Consulate General in Naples, speaks to us after his intervention at the American Day held by Liceo Scientifico De Giorgi in Lecce March 2013
by Enrica Simonetti There is a very close relationship, almost a symbiotic one, between cinema and reality. Oscar Iarussi speaks about it in his latest essay, C’era una volta il futuro, l’Italia della Dolce Vita, in which the Apulian film critic individuates in the “Fellinian” Italy of the Sixties a prophetic vision of the future December 2011
Old time Italy
by Giuseppe Mauro Ferro The agronomist Giuseppe Mauro Ferro remembers the precious testimony of his father, Antonio Ferro, a pioneer of rural reform. In the ’50s between Puglia, Basilicata and Molise huge areas of marshland were transformed into fertile land. The skill of the technicians, the hard work of the peasants and a forward-thinking political plan were the basis of the “miracle” December 2013
by Sergio D’Amaro In the latest novel by writer, entrepreneur and film producer, Matteo Bonadies, the clash between the family as it used to be and that of today.
Expert investigator into the family set-up, the subject of many of his works, the author analyzes what remains of the old meaning of the expression Pater Familias December 2013
by Mario T. Barbero With well over thirty thousand exhibits, including some priceless items, it is considered the most important museum of Egyptian civilization in the world.
Thanks also to a radical restructuring of the spaces and the “Immortali” exhibition, already in progress, it will be among the great attractions of Expo 2015 November 2013
by Pietro Marino An unusual contemporary art exhibition dedicated to the election campaigns for American President is in progress at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.
It focuses on the mass media as instruments of social manipulation October 2012
Pollock and Rothko, Andy Warhol’s Pop Art and the notes of Bob Dylan. More than 50 events in 150 days, up to February 2014.
Scheduled for November 30th is a concert by Emanuele Arciuli, the pianist from Bari who is one of the most important interpreters of the American repertory October 2013
by Franco Faggiani The smog of a few decades ago is now just a memory and the Unicredit Tower, the tallest building in Italy, has overtaken the height of the “Madonnina” that stands on top of the Duomo.
The cult of high-quality food and wine is becoming more and more widespread.
Fashion, art galleries, “in” restaurants and craft workshops, looking forward to Expo 2015 October 2013
by Dario C. Nicoli Its university is one of the most ancient and prestigious in the world; even Dante and Petrarch can be numbered among its former students. And the 80,000 students that are enrolled nowadays make it a lively, cosmopolitan place. Its historical charm is matched by the appeal of the outstanding local cuisine, starting with the mythical tagliatelle November 2011
by Pietro Marino Works from the movement founded in ’67-’68 are brought back to our notice, counterposing primordial elements against the opulence of consumer society. Restlessness that seems to be coming back to the surface with the indignados of today November 2011
by Pietro Marino Imaginative and kitsch works are on display, confirming the post-modern culture of the simulacrum. The Big Apple’s conserves its leadership in the transformation of art into an industry on a global level June 2013
by Dario C. Nicoli Almost twenty million people visit the city every year. Its history and legends, its alleys, churches and palazzos, the “bacari”, the Murano glassware, and the Burano lace-making. And the Carnival, the Art Festival, the International Film Festival... there are so many elements that make it a unique place, not to be missed. July 2011
by Francesca De Filippi The entire lagoon like an open-air museum. In this 54th edition the proposals and provocations of the contemporary international from 89 countries. The much-discussed Italian Pavilion curated by Vittorio Sgarbi July 2011
by Pietro Marino A world famous artist, Durham, an American of Cherokee origin, does not repudiate his ethnic group but does not like to be labeled as “Native”.
Also century-old olive tree trunks from Puglia among his works January 2013