ITALICS: Television for the Italian-American Experience
ITALICS, hosted by Anthony J. Tamburri, Dean of the Calandra Institute, brings the best of the Italian-American community to your home each month on CUNY-TV, TW Ch.75 and RCN, Ch.77 in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx.
ITALICS premieres the last Wednesday of every month at 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 11:00 PM. ITALICS will be rebroadcast on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 PM and the first Sunday at 10:00 AM on CUNY-TV, Ch.75 and RCN, Ch.77 in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx; and subsequently on demand at cuny.tv/show/italics.
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Dean Anthony Tamburri, Ph. D. interviews Donna Lopiano, former Chairwoman of the Women's Sports Foundation, and the National Organization of Italian American Women honors Janet DiFiore, District Attorney of Westchester County, and Vincenzo Luccarelli at a Gala Luncheon.
A recap of the National Italian American Foundation's 32nd Annual Conference and Gala Awards Dinner. Honorees included Martin Scorcese, Nancy Pelosi, and Rudolph Giuliani, and the ceremonies were graced by such attendees as Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Anthony Scalia, CNBC anchorwoman Maria Bartiromo, and Yankee legend Yogi Berra.
Dr. Joseph Sciorra, noted folklorist, discusses present and upcoming events at the Calandra Institute, and Dr. Vincenzo Milione, expert demographer of Italian-American immigration, outlines the influence of Italian-Americans in the communities of New York.
Anthony J. Tamburri, Dean of the Calandra Institute, presents "Italics", the only TV magazine entirely devoted to Italian-American affairs.
Distinguished Professor Fred Gardaphe of the Calandra Institute speaks about the "controversy" that surrounded the MTV show "Jersey Shore" and the nature of the Italian-American phenomenon of the "Guido sub-culture".