Posted by Lou Del Bianco

In October, I did a mini tour of the Cleveland, Ohio and the Western PA area. I had the pleasure of performing my show, signing books and meeting amazing people. Who made it happen? The one and only Tony Marotta, star of “Italian Sounds Music Radio”. Tony connected me with local colleges and Italian groups, as well as introducing me to Pam Dorazio-Dean, Curator for Italian American History at Western Reserve Historical Society. Pam was also very helpful and a pleasure to be with!  I also want to thank Elia LaFelice of Cleveland State U. and John Sarkissian of Youngstown U. Also the Club Molise who welcomed me with open arms. Below are some photos of my trip.

The wonderful Elia LaFelice and Antonio Medina Rivera of Cleveland State University.

Myself and Pamela Dorazio-Dean of the Case Western Historical Society. Pam was a pleasure and such a big help to me!

Viviana Alteri and the Instituto Dell Mondo in Pittsburgh
Viviana is wearing the mona Lisa shirt. She was awesome!

The dynamic Professor Denise Caterinacci with Case Western University and my angel, Tony Marotta.

Famed sculptor Giancarlo Calicchio.


Professor Paola Basile of Lake Erie College. An absolute pleasure.

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