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The Power of a Mystery

Discover the history of Italian American business, determination, and success in Hamilton, Ohio in this article featuring Brad Spurlock’s research, manager of the Smith History Library and Cummins Room at Lane Public Library.

Cleveland Italian Film Festival

AUGUST 25 – SEPT 1 – SEPT 8, 2022 Cedar Lee Theater & Atlas Cinemas EastgateAward winning films from Italy with English subtitlesThe Cleveland Italian Film FestivalSponsored byItalian Tours & Travel by DianaCustomized tours to Italy, France, Ireland& other European destinations440.895.0011All Films Thursdays at 7:30 pm – $12.00All Tickets Sold in AdvanceEach year tickets sell out early.Many of…
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Cleveland Italian Film Festival – August 25 – September 1, 2022

If you are in Cleveland this summer, you do not want to miss the Cleveland Italian Film Festival. Start planning in advance and reserve your tickets! CLEVELAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2022 AUGUST 25 – SEPT 1 – SEPT 8, 2022Cedar Lee Theater & Atlas Cinemas EastgateAward winning films from Italy with English subtitlesThe Cleveland Italian Film…
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Cincinnati’s She-Wolf Stolen from Cincinnati’s Park

We are very sorry to hear that the statue of the She-Wolf, symbol of Rome, has been stolen from Eden Park in Cincinnati. This is a link to an article that reports the news.

Escape from Paradise! Beatrice Writes to Laura

Dear friends, you are now accustomed to the many talents of Sante Matteo; he is not only an excellent scholar, but also a great writer of fiction and non-fiction. We are happy to share a link to a humorous piece of writing he posted on the journal “Twelve Winters”, in which Sante imagines that Beatrice…
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Letters from the Past

It is my pleasure to include in this project some letters exchanged in the 1950s-1960s between members of the family of Annie and Susan Settevendemie. Part of the family was in Ohio, part was in Abruzzo, Italy (Pratola Peligna), but they maintained a strong and affectionate connection over the years. We make these letters available…
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Emma Coleman’s pictures

Emma Coleman’s great grandparents (“Bisnonni”) Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone with their first and second sons Giovanni and Antonio. This is the first professional photo that they took in America. A picture of the DiSerio Family in Roswell. Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone had 12 children but only 9 appear in the picture, because two…
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Italian websites review “Don’t Cut the Basil”

We are happy to share the news: the cookbook “Don’t Cut The Basil” has been reviewed by several Italian websites (mostly in Sicily) as a book that promotes Sicilian cuisine un the U.S. Many congratulations to Mary, Angela and Corrina! Three Sicilian Cousins, tre cugine siculo-americane dell’Ohio promuovono la cucina siciliana negli USA Il…
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