Songs from a Lost World of Italian Jewish Composers

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017 The Dante Aligheri Society, Michigan Chapter and the Wayne State Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies with the support of the  Italian Program at Wayne State, under the auspices  of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit presented Songs from a Lost World of Italian Jewish Composers  a performance by  Caroline Helton – Soprano & Kathryn Goodson – […]

Who Is Filippo Mazzei?

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…” 
 It’s a refrain familiar to all Americans, and a philosophy at the core of our national identity. But do we know where these words came from? Of the many figures who sat beside Thomas Jefferson as he declared America’s independence from […]

Totó le Mokó | Fri, September 25, Birmingham

The mobster Pep le Mok dies during a shootout with the police. His gang decide that his successor will be a relative of his from Naples: Antonio Lumaconi, a street musician. Director Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia TOTO’: ‘Antonio de Curtis Gagliardi Griffo Focas Comneno’ was a descendant of the ‘Comneno de Bizancio’ and also one of […]