Dancer Albania

Neighbours

Neighbours — Behind the scenes with dancers Brigel Gjoka, Rauf “RubberLegz” Yasit, and musician Ruşan Filiztek, in collaboration with William Forsythe.

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My Statement on the Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Prince Philip during their visit in the United Staes. Photo from a public appearances in New York City, October, 1957. Photographer: Angelo Rizzuto. On behalf of the institute and our community, I express my heartfelt sympathy to the Royal Family on their very great personal loss …

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Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

George Manus, 85, and his brother Ronald, 87, (family’s original name was Minici) are the last living relatives in the family that have memories of the Arbëreshë language and stories, songs, and old passed-down refrains or sayings from their grandparents who were born in Vaccarizzo Albanese, also known as Vakarici, in Calabria, and immigrated to America.