Serata IA Literati
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Publication by Fr. August Feccia and the Italian Cultural Center of Casa Italia.
Joseph Tusiani’s – Classic Book of Italian American Poetry “Gente Mia”
Wednesday , June 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Florentine Room in the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia – 1621 39th Avenue, Stone Park, IL 60165
“Two languages, two lands ….perhaps two souls.”
We will feature poetry readings, comments and presentations by Fr. August Feccia, who actually printed “Gente Mia” on hand operated printing press in the basement of the ICC. Other presenters:
Rafaelle Di Zenzo, teacher and scholar of Italian/American Literature and Dominic Candeloro, friend and admirer of the Tusiani, one of the very best poets of the Italian American Experience.
Audience participation requested — Bring and read your favorite Tusiani poem.
- Skype with the Poet
- Film Clips of bio doc
- Live and video readings of selected poems