Booksignings

2014 Booksignings

June 28-29:  Special Guest Appearance at the Lorain International Festival.   June 28 from 4-8pm and June 29 from 2-6pm.  “My Sicily” booth located in Transportation Center.  Books available for purchase and signing for $15.00 payable cash, check or credit card.

June 15, 2014:  11.00am-12.00pm  “My Sicily” Interview on 88.7 FM/WCJU Radio Station.  Tune in live or  go to http://www.wjcu.org/programs/schedule to follow live anywhere in the world.   Books will be available for purchase and signing for $15.00 payable cash, check or credit card.

May 4, 2014:  11.00am-12.30pm  “My Sicily” Presentation in collaboration with the Department of Italian/Foreign Languages at Youngstown State University.  Event will be held at the Youngstown Historical Center for Industry and Labor.  Free and open to the  public.  Books will be available for purchase after presentation.

March 7, 2014:  2.30-4.30pm “My Sicily” Presentation at the beautiful Wesleyan Village on 807 West Ave in Elyria, OH!   Tickets will be $8.00/per person.  Books will also be available for purchase and signing after the book presentation.  To purchase your tickets, contact Jennifer Krupa, Program Coordinator, at 440-366-7536.

 

2012-2013 Past Booksignings

November 12, 2013:  6.30-7.30pm  “My Sicily” Presentation at Independence Village in Avon Lake, located at 345 Lear Rd  Avon Lake, OH 44012.  Phone 440 930 7100. The event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.

November 3, 2013: 2.00-3.00pm “My Sicily” Presentation at the Avon Lake Public Library at 32649 Electric Blvd  Avon Lake, OH 44012.  Phone 440 933 8128.  Event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase and signing afterwards.  To learn more about the event, you may visit the Avon Lake Public Library website at  www.alpl.org

November 2, 2013:  2.00-4.00pm  “My Sicily” Presentation/Participation at Publishing Forum at Amherst Public Library 221 Spring Street, Amherst, OH 44001   Phone 440-988-4230   –FREE and OPEN to the public — Books will be available for purchase and signing.

October 26, 2013:  10am-12.00pm “My Sicily” Presentation at the Center for Lifelong Learning at Lorain County Community College.  Presentation will be held at Spitzer Center Room 217.   Cost for tickets:  $8.00 Call 440-366-4148 to purchase.   Books will available for purchase and signing.

September 2013 – Leading “Bella Italia” to Amalfi Coast, Rome, Tuscany, Umbria and Northern Lake Region Add on – visit special section on blog for detailed itinerary and cost

August 2013 – Leading “Dreamy Island Escape” to Sicily, Aeolian Islands, Malta and Ponza – visit special section on blog for detailed itinerary and cost

July 14, 2013: 10.30-12.00 “My Sicily” Booksigning at Main Street Cupcakes, 19265 Detroit Rd, Rocky River.  Italian-themed cupcakes to enjoy at event: limoncello, cannoli, cassata, Neapolitan flavors! Call 440-331-3661 for more info.

July 10, 2013:  6.00pm “My Sicily” Presentation at the Italian American Brotherhood Club – Nido Italia in Little Italy, Cleveland.  Advance reservation required.  Tickets are $30.00 and include dinner and presentation.  Call 216-403-8570 or 216-421-0221 to purchase tickets.

June 8, 2013: 3.00-5.00pm  “My Sicily” Booksigning at Little Italy Wines.  Event is free and open to the public.

June 8, 2013:  6.00/6.30pm-7.30pm  “My Sicily” Interview on Radio Italia.  Tune in from anywhere in the world at 91.1fm or visit live stream at www.wruw.org

June 7, 2013  – 6.30-8.30pm:  “My Sicily” booksigning at La Bella Vita Boutique in Little Italy Cleveland during Little Italy Art Walk.

June 4, 2013:  “My Sicily” presentation for Southwest Italian American Club.  Private event for members only.

May 29, 2013 – 6:00-8:00pm  “My Sicily” Presentation for the Italian American Women’s Network.   $25.00/per person includes wine and appetizers as well as entrance to the Italian American Collection and other Museum Exhibits at the Western Reserve Historical Society located at 10825 East Blvd in Cleveland.  Advance reservation is required – contact Pam Dorazio Dean at 216-721-5722 ext 1523 or email at pdean@wrhs.org

May 24, 2013 – 7.00-8.30pm “My Sicily” Presentation and Booksigning at the Lakewood Public Library 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH  Phone: (216) 226-8275

May 19, 2013 – 10am-6pm “My Sicily” Presentations at the Sicilian Festival in San Diego!  Three presentations scheduled throughout the day and also stand in the Cultural Pavilion for booksignings all day.  Event is free and open to the public.

May 11, 2013 – “My Sicily” at Community Fair for Del Webb Campus in North Ridgeville, Ohio.  Private event for Del Webb members only.

April 26, 2013 – 2.00pm  “My Sicily” presentation for the Westchester Italian Cultural Center, New York. Event is free and open to the public.

April 24, 2013 – “My Sicily” exclusive presentation for Members of prestigious Tiro A Segno Club, New York City.

April 15, 2013 – “My Sicily” Presentation to the Modern Language Department at Ohio University.  Free and open event to the public.

April 13, 2013 – “My Sicily” Booksigning at the Village Bakery, Athens, Ohio,  Free and Open event to the public.

April 12, 2013 – “My Sicily” Presentation for the Center for International Studies at Ohio University/Comm Dev Department.  FREE and Open event to the public.

April 8, 2013   — 7.30pm: “A journey through Sicily for Il Cenacolo Italiano” at Judson Manor 1890 E. 107th St., Cleveland, OH 44106 For additional information, contact Elda Borroni, Chairperson of Il Cenacolo Italiano at 440 247 2290 or via email eborroni@ameritech.net

April 6, 2013 – 11.00am-1.00pm  “My Sicily” booksigning at Fragapane Sicilian Bakery located at 28625 North Olmsted.  Phone:  440-779-6050. Event is free and open to the public.

March 23, 2013:  “My Sicily” presentation on “La Sicilia-Ispana/Hispanic Sicily” for La Mesa Espanola, a Spanish literary and cultural organization.

March 1, 2013:  “My Sicily” presentation at Cleveland State University’s Department of Modern Languages!

February 16, 2013 – 10.30-11.30am – “My Sicily” presentation/booksigning will open the Family History Festival at the Western Reserve Historical Society on 10825 East Boulevard in Cleveland.   $10 for adults/$5.00 for children to have access to all activities at the festival.

February 2, 12.00-2.00pm –”My Sicily” presentation and booksigning at the prestigious ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM in Little Italy, NEW YORK at 155 Mulberry Street (Corners of Mulberry & Grand Streets), New York, NY – Phone (212) 965-9000.  Presentation will be in English.

February 1, 6.30-8.30pm – “My Sicily” presentation and booksigning at the very elegant, Centro Raccontami – Italian Language and Cultural Arts Center – 100 W. 14th St., Suite #1 @6th Avenue  New York, NY  — Phone: 212.620.3828.   Presentation will be in Italian.

January 17, 2013  Private event

January 19, 2013 – 2.00-4.00pm “My Sicily” Presentation and Booksigningat the Amherst Public Library, 221 Spring Street  Amherst, OH 44001 Phone: (440) 988-4230

December 15, 2012 — 3.00-5.00pm  “Gelato with Francesca” booksigning and presentation at Rosso Gelato, 19056 Old Detroit Road  Rocky River, OH 44116. Phone: 216-712-7764

November 25, 2012 – 10.30-12.00  “My Sicily” Booksigning at Blackbird Baking Company located at 1391 Sloane Ave (corner of Sloane & Detroit), Lakewood, OH 44107 — phone: 216-712-6599

November 24, 2012 – 5.30-7.30pm  Special Guest on “Radio Italia – Solo Musica Italiana” for interview on “My Sicily” and book tour.  Tune in live on 91.1 FM or at http://www.wruw.org from anywhere across the globe.  You can call: (216) 368-2208 to make live requests or ask me questions.

November 10, 2012 – 6.00pm:  “My Sicily” private event

September 7, 2012   – 7.30-9.30pm: “My Sicily” – Presentation/Booksigning Event organized by the Italian Department at Lake Erie College.  Event is free and open to the public.  Contact Dr. Paola Basile for more information at pbasile@lec.edu

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