Archive for January, 2021

How the Russo Family Switched From Superheroes to America’s Opioid Crisis With ‘Cherry’

How the Russo Family Switched From Superheroes to America’s Opioid Crisis With ‘Cherry’

| January 31, 2021

For their adaptation of Nico  Walker’s semi autobiographical novel — their gritty follow-up to the ground and record-breaking ‘Avengers: Endgame’ — directors Joe  and  Anthony  Russo honed in on addiction and PTSD, tapping their younger sister, Angela Russo-Otstot, to co-write the script in this family affair. Source: How the Russo Family Switched From Superheroes to America’s Opioid […]

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Loredana Polezzi Named Alfonse M. D’Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies | | SBU News

Loredana Polezzi Named Alfonse M. D’Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies | | SBU News

| January 30, 2021

Loredana Polezzi has been named the Alfonse M. D’Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies, positioned in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of European Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The D’Amato Chair, established in 2008, was made possible by a fundraising effort led by then Stony Brook University Council Chair and current Stony Brook […]

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Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

| January 2, 2021

Calling it an “an historic day for our Italian and Italian American community,” on December 15, 2020, CISC President Francesco Isgro, together with CISC Chair Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Italian Embassy First Counselor Domenico Bellantone, & donor Commendatore Robert Facchina cut the ribbon at the inauguration of the Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). Due […]

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Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa purchasing iconic Butler Mansion for $3.3 million

Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa purchasing iconic Butler Mansion for $3.3 million

| January 2, 2021

The Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa is buying the property at 2633 Fleur Drive on contract for $3.3 million, according to Polk County real estate records. The transaction was recorded Dec. 28. “We are really happy with where we are and now, where our future will be,” said Paolo Bartesaghi, president of organization. “We […]

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