Keepin' It Real with Frankie D
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Keepin’ It Real with Frankie D. is an Italian American podcast hosted by Frank Di Piero, covering a wide variety of topics regarding Italian American life, history and accomplishments. He is very passionate about his Italian background and he hopes these shows in a small way will help to keep the Italian culture alive in our hearts and in our families.
||CleanEpisode 26- Interview with Italingua Chicago||Interview with Elisabetta Di Michele & Cristina Tinnirello, owners of Italingua, whose services include translations, notarizations, tutoring, language lessons and dual citizenship. Recorded: June 25, 2018 Running Time: 32 minutes 42 seconds Guests: El.||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25 – Unknown Italian American Facts with Bill Dal Cerro||Interview with Bill Dal Cerro, author and Italian American activist on his discoveries of obscure Italian American facts. Recorded: June 8, 2018 Running Time: 35 minutes 55 seconds Guest: Bill Dal Cerro||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24 – Interview with Filmmaker Giancarlo Iannotta||Interview with Filmmaker Giancarlo Iannotta of Molise Films and his first feature film, “My Country”. Recorded: August 18, 2017 Running Time: 25 minutes 39 seconds Guest: Giancarlo Iannotta||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 – Interview with Tony Troiano, owner of J.B. Alberto’s Pizza in Chicago||Interview with Tony Troiano, Chicago Pizzeria Owner, who participated in the “Pizza Championships” in Italy and was part of a World Record Longest Pizza in Los Angeles. Recorded: August 8, 2017 Running Time: 29 minutes 43 seconds Guest: Tony Troiano||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 – The Italian Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Melrose Park, IL||We discuss the history and stories about “THE FEAST” Recorded: June 28, 2017 Running Time: 31 minutes 45 seconds Guest: Sonny Nicotera, Lucia Esposito, Corinne Principe, Ivana Di Piero||7/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 – Interview with Carlo Vaniglia about The Festa Della Repubblica||Interview with Carlo Vaniglia about The Festa Della Repubblica in Chicago at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii. Recorded: April 22, 2017 Running Time: 27 minutes 4 seconds Guest: Carlo Vaniglia||5/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 – Interview with Loyola University Italian Professor, Anna Clara Ionta||Conducted on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago, an interview with Italian Professor, Anna Clara Ionta, and her students about why they study Italian Recorded: December 5, 2016 Running Time: 34:29 Guest: Anna Clara Ionta||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 – Interview with Paola Fioravanti (in Italiano)||We discuss life in Italy today and Paola’s desire to move to the U.S.A. Recorded: October 9, 2016 Running Time: 28:12 Guest: Paola Fioravanti||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 – Interview with Master Tailor Orazio Calvaresi||We discuss the life of a genuine Italian Master Tailor who made suits for Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Recorded: October 7, 2016 Running Time: 24:15 Guest: Orazio Calvaresi||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 – The Art of Jarring Tomatoes||In this episode, we interview Maria Spilotro, an expert in jarring tomatoes. Recorded: August 17, 2016 Running Time: 30:04 Guest: Maria Spilotro||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|