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Articles by: Joelle Grosso

  • Vincenzo Pelliccione dressed as Charlie Chaplin's double
    The story of an Italian youngster who serendipitously ended up becoming Charlie Chaplin’s official movie double unfolds in a riveting new book entitled “Abruzzo Stars & Stripes.”
  • The 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire will take place later on this month
    Friday, March 24th, marks the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, occurred in New York City. 146 people tragically lost their lives more than a century ago in one of the deadliest industrial disasters to ever occur in the United States.
  • A stunning piece by Toby Ziegler
    Cassina Projects is hosting a new exhibition curated by ARTUNER called "After Image" which features the works of Toby Ziegler and Paul Kneale, two artists who navigate between the physical and digital world.
  • The prolific Italian writer Dacia Maraini with NYU professor Jane Tylus.
    Iconic Italian writer Dacia Maraini was recently interviewed by Jane Tylus at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York. Read on to gain insight into the mind of the popular author who has written award winning pieces continuously throughout the last five decades. Here are some excerpts from the conversation.
  • According to Hoaxy, the brown dots represent misinformation in the Twittersphere network
    Facts & Stories
    Joelle Grosso(February 21, 2017)
    Italian professor Filippo Menczer is working with Indiana University Bloomington to launch a new program called "Hoaxy" which serves as a platform for tracking online misinformation.
  • A Bronx Tale: The Musical is currently showing at the Longacre Theatre
    After its great successes as both a one-man show and a film, "A Bronx Tale" has returned to New York City as a Broadway musical. Currently playing at the Longacre Theatre, this musical rendition of the famous play turned movie, tells the classic coming of age tale that provides a soulful insight into a community as it used to be.
  • Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(February 16, 2017)
    Paola Antonelli and Maria Popova recently met up at the Italian Cultural Institute as part of their new series of events in honor of the incredible Italian writer, Italo Calvino.