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#MusicaMondays brings you the Neapolitan classic “Pigliate ‘na Pastiglia”

    On #MusicaMondays, the NIAF team brings you the original Neapolitan lyrics to some of the most popular canzoni Napoletane.  And, to make a full connection with our Italian American community, we provide the English language translations side by … Continue reading

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Author Michael Zarocostas Wants You to Know About Detective Joe Petrosino

As a first generation Italian American whose mother came from Sicily, I had always wanted to write about an actual Italian American to counteract the myriad stereotypical mafia villains in literature and film. When I lived in New York, I … Continue reading

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